health--medical

Could Your Recent Aversion To Coffee Or Soda Be A Caffeine Allergy?

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If you've been an avid coffee or caffeinated soda drinker for years, you may be dismayed to find that the drinks you love no longer love you back -- causing heart palpitations, nausea, unpleasant digestive symptoms, or even a rash after consumption. What can you do to isolate these symptoms to one specific ingredient you're consuming, and (short of going cold turkey) is there anything you can do to manage your symptoms?

6 January 2017

Three Ways To Heal Your Heel When Plantar Fasciitis Has You Hobbling

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Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of mysterious heel pain. The plantar fascia is a thick ligament that runs across the bottom of your foot, connecting your heel to your toes, supporting the arch of your foot. It can become inflamed through simple trauma (like stepping on a Lego in the dark), overuse (from too much walking or running), or as a result of certain medical conditions (like psoriatic arthritis).

29 December 2016

Who Should Rely on Mobile Healthcare?

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Being able to receive ongoing medical care is essential when it comes to ensuring the health and wellness of the human body. For many people, physically leaving the home to see a medical doctor might not be feasible. Here are three groups of people who can benefit by relying on mobile healthcare to meet their medical needs. 1. Individuals with dementia. It's estimated that dementia affects more than 3 million people in the United States alone.

16 December 2016

Activities For Keeping Your Senior Engaged And Healthy

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Seniors, especially those who have already retired, may find it difficult to find something else to do with their lives. After having years of feeling like they have a purpose, seniors may later have a difficult time finding ways to keep occupied. Also, the brain needs to be stimulated in order to remain healthy. Fortunately, there are many activities that can not only help keep seniors entertained, but can also help keep their brains engaged and maintain health.

10 November 2016

Bee Calm: Your Guide To Handling Stings & Allergic Reactions

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Stung by a bee? Whether you are allergic to the stings or not, this can feel intensely painful. These common questions may provide you with much-needed answers about dealing with bees as the weather changes. What is a mild bee sting reaction? Mild reactions to bee stings are the most common. Symptoms associated with a mild reaction include intense burning followed by a red welt at the location of the sting.

10 November 2016

Spondylolysis And Martial Arts Training

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Spondylolysis is the term used for a fracture in the supportive posterior portion of the spine that keeps the vertebrae in alignment. Because the fracture is usually located in the pars interarticularis, smalls sections of bone that connect the vertebra to the spine, the injury is often referred to as a pars fracture or defect. This type of injury is most often found in the L-5 vertebra, which is the lowest vertebra in the lumbar (lower) region of the spine and therefore receives the most pressure from strenuous activities.

26 October 2016

How To Save Money On Urological Supplies

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If you are in need of your own urological supplies for home, such as catheter bags, you may be interested in how you can save some money. To help make sure that you are able to obtain all of the supplies that you need without breaking the bank, you will want to review the following advice.  Look For A Wholesaler  A company that sells urological supplies at a wholesale price is going to give you a much better deal.

28 September 2016

Employers Should Take Note Of Subtle Indicators Of Opiate Abuse

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The number of opiate addicts has reached alarming proportions. Roughly 2.1 million people abuse opioids in the United States with the overwhelming majority procuring their drugs in the form of prescription pills. Despite taking large doses of pills daily, opioid abusers can become functional addicts. Still, cognitive function is impaired due to effect of drugs on the mind. In the workplace, due to liability concerns, testing those suspected of opioid problems is advised.

23 September 2016

How To Overcome Prostate Cancer With Surgery

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It is possible to overcome prostate cancer when diagnosed early and when it is confined to your prostate. More than 75 percent of prostate cancer cases are found in men over the age of 65. This disease occurs in a man's prostate, which is a small gland that creates your seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm. It usually grows slowly and does not cause it any harm when confined to your gland.

23 September 2016

Cure Athlete's Foot Faster With These Simple Lifestyle Changes And Habits

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When you come down with athlete's foot, it's important to start using an over-the-counter anti-fungal spray or cream to clear up the infection. However, if you don't also make some lifestyle changes and adopt a few habits to keep the fungus at bay, your infection may take a lot longer than you'd like to clear up. Here's a look at some simple lifestyle changes and habits that will help fix your itchy feet faster.

2 September 2016