Category: Health Care & Medical

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American Heart Association: Cut Back on Sugar!

We’ve known for a long time now that we need to stay away from too many sweets if we’re trying to watch our weight. Now the American Heart Association has issued a strict edict: cut back on sugar! The average person takes in 22 teaspoons of “added sugar” daily. Added sugar is not only what we...

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4 Ways to Protect Your Mental Health During Eating Disorder Treatment

Working through eating disorder treatment is an important part of getting healthy, but it can also be a stressful and difficult time for patients. Fortunately, eating disorder recovery offers a number of valuable tools in addition to the actual recovery from the disorder itself. Patients who are fully recovered find that they’re more comfortable with themselves....

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Why are Candida Infections so Commonly Misdiagnosed?

Candida albicans is the yeast organism that lives naturally within the human body – every human body. With all the talk of probiotics, most people understand that there is a natural balance of good and bad bacteria in the body. There is also a balance between Candida albicans and healthy bacteria. The following are some of...

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5 Ways to Treat Plantar Fasciitis at Home

If you happen to have a heel pain mixed with an inflammation across the bottom of your leg and links up to the bone, chances are you are experiencing a condition referred to as plantar fasciitis. That is the common cause for the severe pain that one suffers from the first step you make after waking...

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What Causes Mystery Fatigue?

A friend invites you out to dinner but you’re too tired to keep the plans. Your co-workers want to hang out for drinks after work but all you want to do is go to bed. Your husband wants some “alone” time but you’re just not in the mood. People are starting to wonder if you’re lazy,...

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Using Glucosamine to Treat Arthritis and Joint Pain

The Center for Disease Control estimates that about 30% of adults suffer from joint pain. Many adults try taking medication with unnecessary side effects. Other people often decide to suffer from their aches and pains until the pain is no longer manageable. Fortunately, you can treat arthritis and other forms of joint pain without a prescription....

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Ultrasound Therapy: What is it?

I’ve seen ads for ultrasound therapy all over the internet; things that say “Ultrasound therapy reduces pain” or “ultrasound therapy for home pain management.” What does that mean? When I think of the word “ultrasound” I usually think of pregnancy or muscles… is this related at all? Well, I’m not an expert by any means, nor am I the...

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Tracking the Attack of Asthma

One of the key responsibilities of a civilized government is to provide proper and efficient health care facilities to its general population, and by and large, all modern day governments fall in with this basic idea of governance. But there are some possible impediments in front of all governments regarding relevant data collection. In these cases,...