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The Surprising Truth about Eating a Diverse Diet
For years nutritionists recommended eating a diverse diet, but it turns out that advice may be outdated. A recent study by the American Heart Association found that a varied diet can actually increase the risk of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Before the twentieth century, it made sense to try to eat a lot of different foods because malnutrition was widespread. Today, many adults are consuming too much food, including both... ❯❯❯
A Baby Boomer's Guide to Hepatitis C
If you’re a baby boomer, you may be watching your weight and visiting the gym regularly to stay fit. However, there could be an important health issue you’re overlooking. Your risk of contracting hepatitis C is five time higher than the general population if you were born between 1946 and 1965. In fact, an estimated 80% of patients with hepatitis C belong to the baby boomer generation. Yet, only 13% of this group have... ❯❯❯
Urgent Care: What Is It and When Should You Seek It?
Our body consists of many highly sophisticated systems, which are sometimes prone to dysfunction. Even the fittest person can face a sudden illness or accident needing immediate help. When such a situation presents itself before you or any of your loved ones, then the search for the required medical help can seem overwhelming especially due to the panic situation. This is where some special medical facilities called urgent care come... ❯❯❯
Here Are Some Natural Remedies for Bacterial Vaginosis That You Can Do in Your Home
What is bacterial vaginosis? Bacterial vaginosis happens to be an infection that affects the vagina and is caused as a result of overgrowth of the bacteria. The vagina itself has a natural environment that contains both bad and good kinds of bacteria. If someone has bacterial vaginosis, it means that they have more than needed of the bad bacteria. This can throw the environment of the vagina out of the balance that is otherwise... ❯❯❯
Stomach Problems: Do Some Peoples Childhoods Set Them Up To Have Stomach Problems?
When someone experiences pain in an area of their body, it can make it hard for them to be in the present moment. Their attention can end up being consumed by this area of their body. If they are able to bring their attention away from this part of their body, they may find that it is possible for them to carry on as normal. This can all depend on what part of their body is in pain. One Area Let's say that one of their feet is in... ❯❯❯
What Are the Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis?
About Cystic Fibrosis: It is a serious inherited condition that affects the respiratory and digestive systems. It causes severe damage to the cells that produce mucus, sweat and digestive juices resulting in these fluids become thick and sticky leads to blockages in the lungs and passageways. The most commonly affected organs are the lungs, pancreas, liver and intestines. Though there is no cure, early diagnosis and treatment may... ❯❯❯
Pneumonia Is an Acute Inflammation of the Lungs Caused by Infection
Introduction. Pneumonia is an acute inflammation of the lungs caused by infection. Pneumonia is a very common disease and cut across all ages. It could have a dramatic and bizarre presentation in the extreme of ages. Pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children worldwide. Pneumonia kills an estimated 1.1 million children under the age of five annually. The respiratory tract is exposed to the atmosphere. To prevent infection,... ❯❯❯
Kidney Disease: It's More Common Than You Think
You must have heard of chronic kidney disease taking lives of many people around you. The name is not so unfamiliar, is it? Terms such as kidney transplant, dialysis, kidney failure have somewhat become common in the medical field and way too many people are coming across kidney problems due to many reasons both explainable and unexplainable. But then the point is, you must know what actually causes kidney disease and what are you... ❯❯❯
3 Ailments Usually Mistaken As Arthritis - Neuritis, Rheumatics, Rheumatism
NEURITIS This inflammation of the nerves is a common and painful condition which may affect any part of the body, particularly that area which is most involved in your daily labour. Nerve cells are sensitive to a lack of Vitamin B-1 and the increase of consumption of this essential matter (provided for in the Fountain of Youth Cocktail) frequently is all the treatment needed for neuritis. Unlike arthritis, neuritis is not caused by... ❯❯❯
Dealing With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
You can never predict how your gut will react in a given situation. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can lead to an embarrassing experience, especially when you do not know how to treat it. Before this happens, you should get prepared by learning everything about irritable bowel syndrome. You can get more practical information about the condition with the help of Irritable Bowel Syndrome animation. There is a link to the animation... ❯❯❯