Jack Maher, Author at healthandsymptoms

Jack Maher

  • A Gluten-Free Diet

    Editor’s note: The name of this article’s special contributor has been changed to protect medical information.  If you’ve recently been diagnosed with gluten sensitivity or Celiac disease, you may be thinking, “This feels like a death sentence.” I know the feeling of realizing that you can no longer enjoy foods you’ve always loved. After...
  • atrial fibrillation medication, AFib causes, AFib

    AFIB Treatments

    If you stay current with what’s unfolding in the medical field, you’re probably aware of one of the top health conditions running rampant today. Atrial fibrillation, or Afib, is a disorder once primarily associated with the elderly which is now seen affecting today’s younger generation. It is especially prevalent...
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    AFIB Causes

    You may have heard of a heart condition by the name of Atrial Fibrillation, or simply Afib, as it has become more common of late. Afib is a medical condition where the atria, the upper chambers of the heart, contract abnormally and irregularly. These rapid heartbeats are referred to as...
  • blood thinners, atrial fibrillation, afib treatment

    AFIB and Blood Thinners

    Twenty years ago, an irregular heartbeat could just be another sign that you were aging. Now, however, Atrial Fibrillation is a growing health risk that affects millions of people in the United States. Afib can be potentially deadly. However, improvements in diagnostic tools and treatments, especially regarding blood thinners, are...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Paleo Roasted Beet Soup

    Paleo Roasted Beet Soup

    Beet soup may be a snap to make, but one spoonful of this tastes anything but simplistic. This Paleo approved roasted beet soup has layers of flavor and is equally scrumptious whether you want to enjoy it hot or cold! The beet gives this beautiful looking dish its beautifully...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Quick Paleo Strawberry Crepes

    Paleo Strawberry Crepes

    Looking for a Paleo recipe that’s as quick and easy to make as it is delicious to enjoy? Finally, here’s a 15-minute crepes recipe for a swift Paleo treat that is sure to satisfy every sweet tooth! These crepes aren’t just Paleo approved but also dairy, grain, and gluten...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Paleo Peach Parfait

    Paleo Peach Parfait

    Who doesn’t love a parfait? Thankfully not all parfaits have to be loaded with ice cream, chocolate, and other ingredients that aren’t as good for a healthy lifestyle. Instead, some come in much healthier, paleo options, such as this recipe for a delicious peach parfait! Not only that, but...
  • type 2 diabetes, type 2 diabetes symptoms, type 1 diabetes, difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes

    Type 1 VS Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes and type 1 diabetes are often thought of as being one and the same, but in actual fact, they are two very different diseases with one thing in common. They both cause a high blood sugar level. According to a survey carried out, type 2 diabetes...
  • type 2 diabetes, diabetic, smoking and diabetes

    Smoking and Diabetes

    According to researchers at the University of Bloomington in Indiana and several other US research institutions, lung cancer could be a bigger threat to type 2 diabetics than to non-diabetics. In May of 2016, the British Journal of Cancer recorded the results of a study on 2,484 women whose...
  • stage 4 breast cancer life expectancy, stage 4 breast cancer, stage 4 breast cancer treatments

    Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment

    Breast cancer is perhaps one of the most common and feared cancer types. When the disease is diagnosed stage 4 breast cancer at detection, it can be a very difficult standpoint. Many therapies may be available but it will still be very hard if the cancer is already at...
  • advanced breast cancer, stage 4 breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, breast cancer

    Loved Ones With Breast Cancer

    Living with advanced breast cancer can be very challenging. It reduces physical activities because of the deteriorating health and agony caused by the symptoms. A friend or a loved one who is struggling with breast cancer should always realize that he or she won’t be ostracized, taken for granted, or...
  • epileptic seizures, epilepsy symptoms, epilepsy

    Types of Epileptic Seizures

    Epilepsy is not a single disorder but a group of disorders that are characterized by recurring attacks. This is typically caused by abnormal electrical discharges from brain cells in the cerebral cortex. Types of epileptic seizures that occur with epilepsy vary depending on whether they are idiopathic or secondary....
  • how does breast cancer spread, breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer

    Breast Cancer Progression

    Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer today. Despite that, a positive breast cancer diagnosis will still strike concern and a sense of fear in almost anyone. Breast cancer can be quite dynamic in nature and capable of spreading to various parts of the body. Where...
  • paleo diet, paleo sweet potato waffles, paleo recipes

    Paleo Sweet Potato Waffles

    So you’ve successfully made the transition to the paleo diet. Congratulations! But, do you ever find yourself reminiscing about your favorite breakfast foods? Waffles? Pancakes? French toast? Turn that frown upside down because you can still enjoy making delicious breakfast foods for yourself without cups of sugar and loads...
  • breast cancer metastasis, metastasized breast cancer, how does breast cancer spread

    Breast Cancer Metastasis

    Did you know that breast cancer does not always remain on the breast? Instead, the cancerous cells spread to other vital organs and become life-threatening at this stage. In fact, no one dies of breast cancer when it remains only on the breast. Breast cancer metastasis refers to the...
  • type 2 diabetes, diabetes causes, diabetes symptoms

    Type 2 Diabetes Causes

    Diabetes encompasses several diseases that result from physiological problems in association with the production of insulin. According to the Center for Diseases Control (CDC), up to 95% of diabetics in the US have Type 2 Diabetes. While you don’t need to be overweight, obese, or lack physical activity to...