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How is Anemia Diagnosed

If you suddenly feel chest discomforts with pain in one or both arms, you would know that it’s a life threatening heart attack and the next logical step would be to seek medical attention immediately. Similarly, chronic thirst followed by frequent trips to the bathroom obviously indicates diabetes insipidus. However, …

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What Levothyrox is Prescribed for

Levothyrox,  sometimes called Levothyroxine, Levoxyl, or Unithroid, is a generic form of Synthroid used to replace thyroid hormone. This medicine is only available with a doctor’s prescription and is used to treat a condition known as Hypothyroidism. ‘Hypo’ is a latin prefix meaning, ‘under’ and the thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland …

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Blue Light Treatment for Antibiotic Resistant Staph Infections

In modern day medical practices, antibiotic resistance is a much feared outcome in whatever setting as there will be little alternatives if an organism develops resistance to a presently sensitive drug. In such instances, unless newer methods of tackling these resistant organisms are developed, the future might not be as …

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Benefits of Taking a Walk

Everyone knows how important exercise is to your lifestyle. Getting enough exercise is a requisite for the best possible health. But you should know though doing aerobics and going to the gym is very effective, you may benefit more from a walk outside in the world. First of all of …

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How to Burn Belly Fat

If you are looking for that perfect diet program, the one that will work for you, no doubt you have come across multiple fad diets, and read a lot of advice that seems to contradict itself.  Frustrated? Well, don’t worry, there are some basic rules that you can follow that will …

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Reasons why Women may need a Hysterectomy

The uterus is the female organ that holds and provides nourishment for a fetus until birth. Hysterectomy for removal of the uterus is a common surgical procedure in America. By age sixty, 1/3 of women in the United States have had a hysterectomy. Doctors usually recommend hysterectomy to save a …

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Risk Factors for Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis is a disease which affects the large intestines. It results when pouches form along the colon (diverticulosis), and then become inflamed. Risk factors include age, lifestyle, and insufficient fibre in the diet. About half of elderly Americans develop the diverticula pouches, but most of these people will never suffer …

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What is Insulin Resistance Syndrome

Understanding the role of insulin Understanding the role of insulin in the human body is essential with regard to the prevention of insulin resistance syndrome. What is insulin? Insulin is a hormone secreted by the pancreas, when there is an increase of sugar in the blood stream. Attaching to cells …

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Dangers of Fasting Diets

Fasting is a practice that has been in place since at least since Biblical Old Testament times. It was traditionally a religious exercise designed to refocus one’s mind on God or to mourn the loss of something precious. We see many examples of fasting throughout Scripture. One of the more …

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Detox Diet

Every day we’re exposed to a host of toxins in the air we breathe, the food we eat and things we drink. You can’t necessarily see toxins, and they aren’t listed on the nutrition label, but they don’t go without notice in your body. Toxins can come in the form …

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