Category: Health Care & Medical

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Senior Malnutrition (and What Caregivers Can Do About It)

When it comes to senior health, it’s so easy to immediately direct the conversation towards diseases like Alzheimer’s and Type II diabetes. The truth is, however, that over 35 percent of adults over 65 could be considered malnourished, or lacking in the critical nutrients they need to lead a healthy life. If you are a senior...

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Varicose Vein Treatment Tips – First Learn What A Varicose Vein Is, Then Some Helpful Natural Remedies To Help You Out

The human cardiovascular system is unarguably the most important organ network. Without a heart, veins, and arteries, humans literally wouldn’t live longer than one minute. Despite the fact that hearts are so incredibly important, far too many people fail to take care of them. Further, veins are just as important as hearts – you can’t have...

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Benefits of Employee Health and Drug Screening

In a recent study conducted by the National Center of Addiction and Substance Abuse, the number for Americans seeking treatment for alcohol and drug abuse has gone up. The increase in drug abuse has found its way into the workplace and this is a cause for concern to any employer. Close to 75% of the illicit...

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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,...