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  • Back Pain

    Up to 80% of Americans will experience back pain at least once in their lifetime, and there are more than 3 million cases of back pain each year in the United States alone. Back pain is not a condition in itself, but rather, it’s a symptom that can point to...
  • Lactose Intolerance in Children

    If you are unable to fully digest the lactose (sugar) in milk and other dairy products, this means you are lactose intolerant. Even though lactose intolerance is relatively harmless, the symptoms can be very uncomfortable. Though these symptoms are easily recognizable in yourself, they might be harder to detect...
  • IBS Causes

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a very common disorder that affect between 30-55 million Americans, women making up the majority of sufferers. Symptoms of IBS include abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating gas, and abdominal cramps. It does not cause any serious or permanent damage to the intestines, and the...
  • Treating Lupus

    Lupus is a type of autoimmune disorder that attacks the organs and tissues in the body. Many parts of the body can be affected by lupus, including the brain, lungs , blood cells, heart , skin, and joints. Lupus cannot be cured, but it can be managed with the...
  • Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

    What health professional treats type 2 diabetes? Many times individuals have type 2 diabetes and don’t know it. Signs of diabetes include increased thirst, frequent urination, hunger, infections, headaches, fatigue, and cuts and bruises are slower to heal. If you notice any of these changes, discuss your symptoms with...
  • Diabetes Mellitus vs. Diabetes Insipidus

    Many people assume that since both diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus begin with the word diabetes, they must be related. They also share two common warning signs: increased thirst and excessive urination. But the truth is that these conditions are not related at all. The latin word for diabetes...
  • Stages of Alzheimer’s

    Alzheimer’s disease is a cognitive condition in which the brain’s nerve cells begin to die. This disease is most commonly associated with memory loss, but it also leads to problems with judgment and basic, day-to-day functions. Alzheimer’s does not develop quickly—instead patients begin to deteriorate slowly over a number...
  • Diabetes Treatments

    Over 23 million people in the United States have diabetes, which is also known as diabetes mellitus. This leaves many people seeking diabetes information to help them manage this disease. Many have been officially diagnosed, but many others live with diabetes and do not even know it. They may...
  • Pancreatic Cancer Stages

    When a person is diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer, which is considered the deadliest form of cancer in existence, staging will occur immediately after diagnosis. There are 5 stages of this cancer, starting with Stage 0. Stage 0 cancer occurs when some abnormal cells occur on the lining of the...
  • Type 1 Diabetes

    What is Type 1 Diabetes? Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, and was previously known as juvenile diabetes. Only 5% of people with diabetes have this form of the disease. In type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone...
  • Gymtimidation, gym

    Gymtimidation

    Let’s face it, gyms are perfect places to work out, pump up, and get in shape. A gym gives access to all sorts of expensive, heavy duty equipment that would not only take up a ton of space in your home but remove a ton of cash from your...
  • Sleep Health Benefits

    Quality sleep is vital to keep us fit and healthy. Proper and enough sleep makes us feel refreshed, energetic and overall in good shape. These are crucial, in light of the fact that we often don’t practice them routinely. People constantly feel excessively tired on the grounds that they...
  • Umami Health Benefits

    It was only until recently that umami came to be discovered, but during the earlier days it was known for its taste. It has a mild, lasting taste which is not easy to describe. Most foods that we consume every day happen to be rich in umami. The taste...
  • TV Risks

    While TV is an excellent source of information, entertainment, and other benefits that can’t be downplayed, there are serious negative effects. From making you susceptible to infertility, health complications, and reducing your life expectancy, TV is not just about sitting but also what you are watching. What does this...
  • Health Habits

    Forming healthy habits is always highly recommended as there are tons of benefits to doing so. Obviously, these habits are not always acquired overnight and this means that lots of other factors and compromise have to be accounted for in order to see results. This calls for commitments to...