Dennis Langat

  • 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 condition is fairly easy to manage for most people who have it. The causes of IBS are not fully understood, though there are many factors that are suspected, both physical and mental. Genetics is one...
  • afib treatment, a-fib, blood thinners, anticoagulants

    AFib Treatment: New Oral Drugs

    Have you experienced unexplained shortness of breath, lightheadedness, palpitations, chest pain, or general weakness? If yes, chances are you have atrial fibrillation (or afib as doctors commonly call it). Afib can be tricky as you can suffer from it without even knowing it. Epidemiological studies indicate that more than 3 million Americans suffer from this condition. Atrial fibrillation occurs when the electrical systems of your heart fail to work properly. The condition alone might not cause serious problems, but it is a major risk factor...
  • warfarin, afib, blood thinners, anticoagulants

    AFIB and Warfarin

    The treatment of afib is important since it helps to slow down the heart rate, normalize the rhythm of the heart, and prevent the possibility of a stroke. When choosing the right treatments, you should follow medical guidelines from experts to the letter. This will significantly reduce the risk of stroke. In most cases, Warfarin is one of the most appropriate treatment options. However, there are several factors to take into consideration before starting the treatment. These factors include the type of atrial fibrillation you have,...
  • Meningitis, Meningitis symptoms

    Meningitis

    Meningitis is the inflammation of the membranes surrounding your brain and spinal cord. This condition is usually caused by an infection. The infection can be viral, bacterial, or fungal. Depending on the cause of the infection, meningitis could get better on its own in a few weeks, or it could be a life-threatening emergency that requires antibiotics immediately. Regardless of the cause, the recognizable symptoms of meningitis will usually be the same. Symptoms of Meningitis Meningococcal disease is often misdiagnosed because early symptoms are very...
  • absence seizures, epileptic seizure

    Epileptic Absence Seizures

    Absence Seizures: Overview People across the world experience various kinds of seizures during their growth and development. Therefore, it is important to understand the various types and their signs so as to find the right treatment. An absence seizure is an epileptic seizure characterized by sudden loss of awareness for a short period of time, generally no longer than 20 seconds. Children are more prone to these seizures than adults. Sometimes, they are referred to as ‘petit mal seizures,’ although the name is not...
  • AFib Risk Factors, sleep apnea, afib, atrial fibrillation

    AFIB and Sleep Apnea

    Atrial Fibrillation is becoming increasingly widespread as a whopping 33.5 million people worldwide and 2.5 million people in the United States are victims of the condition. People with this condition have five times more risk of getting a stroke in comparison to people without it. Some risk factors that can lead to Afib are aging, high blood pressure, diabetes, and an existing cardiovascular disease. Finally, another common risk factor is sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that’s usually characterized by breathing becoming...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Avocado Spicy Mayo Patties

    Paleo Avocado Spicy Mayo Patties

    Have you been searching for the opportunity to introduce your Paleo diet with the barbecue? Look no further because it doesn’t have to be Summer to fire up the old grill to add a little backyard flavor to your kitchen! Invite your friends over and wow your guests with this homemade gem. For your non-Paleo pals, burger buns may be able to turn this into a “real burger” but this spicy avocado patty will steal the show with or without a bun! Ingredients Burgers 2 lbs...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, Blackberry Roll Ups

    Blackberry Roll-Ups

    These blackberry roll-ups may emulate the favorite fruit snacks we all grew up loving, but here we have a homemade, Paleo, and grown up version for everybody to enjoy. The burst of the mint gives it a more sophisticated flavor while the amount of honey can be modified as well to adjust the sweetness of this easy to make snack! This tasty treat is not only unprocessed but contains zero preservatives! Ready to take a nostalgic stroll down memory lane? Serves: 8 Ingredients 1...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipes, No Bake Paleo Key Lime Cheesecake

    No Bake Paleo Key Lime Cheesecake

    The words “no bake Paleo key lime cheesecake” in one sentence almost sounds too good to be true, right? While this recipe might take some extra time and effort to execute, it is more than worth it! The use of lime seems like it virtually transports you to a sunnier place, while the crust is deceiving – you’ll be surprised just how much protein and fiber of slice has. You’ll probably be going back for a second slice the minute you’re done your first!...
  • paleo diet, paleo recipe, Greek Salad With Cauliflower

    Paleo Greek Salad with Cauliflower

    As all paleo dieters know, cauliflower can replace many processed, starch-based foods. As well as rice, orzo, and quinoa, riced cauliflower is a new surefire must have paleo fans will love. Together with other ingredients for  this Greek salad recipe, cauliflower is a super refreshing snack or quick lunch during the day! Not to mention, it’s good for you! Ingredients 2 cups riced cauliflower 1/2 cucumber, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1 large tomato, diced 1 tbsp dill 1 large garlic clove, minced 1/4...
  • risk factors for type 2 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, type 2 diabetes symptoms, type 2 diabetes treatment

    Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Risks

    The Human Genome Project (HGP) is an international scientific research project that took place in 2003. It was a successful achievement and benefit to studying biology, but also took quite a dive, causing heaps of disappointment. Revolutionizing biological science and expanding into a multi-billion dollar industry, it was vanquished when promises of advancing treatments for diseases were unfulfilled. Fortunately, those days are behind us as modern scientists are studying hundreds of thousands of human genomes. In the case of diabetes, much headway has been made in...
  • breast cancer, breast cancer signs, breast cancer diagnosis, breast cancer treatment

    Breast Cancer Diagnosis Pill

    The breast cancer menace has been claiming lives from time immemorial. It is also no secret that breast cancer diagnosis is not as easy as it might seem. Early detection of any form of cancer is important in preventing it from advancing to critical stages. As much as we may desire to have early detection mechanisms, there is only so much available. This has been the main hindrance toward early detection for breast cancer treatment methods. As such, researchers have spent a lot of...
  • stages of breast cancer, breast cancer, breast cancer treatment, types of breast cancer

    Types of Breast Cancer

    Breast cancers have various types, and knowledge on all of them is necessary for defining what treatment you need. Naturally, different types of breast cancer will have different causes, show different symptoms, and will need different types of treatments. Breast cancer can either be invasive or non-invasive. Non-invasive types of breast cancer, also called in situ breast cancers, have a very high survival rate. Cancer cells in non-invasive breast cancers are confined to the site where cancer originated. This means they have not and...
  • stage 4 breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer, how does breast cancer spread

    Stage 4 Breast Cancer in the Lungs

    What Does Stage 4 Breast Cancer (Metastatic Breast Cancer) Mean? Stage 4 breast cancer means that breast cancer has spread to other organs, such as the liver, brain, bones, lymph nodes, and lungs. Research reveals that breast cancer spreads to bones in about 85% of people with the disease, and up to 5% of breast cancer patients get a stage 4 diagnosis. Sometimes, initial treatment of early stage breast cancer may not eliminate all the cancer cells, allowing the tumor to metastasize. Although metastatic breast cancer...
  • metastatic breast cancer treatment, stage 4 breast cancer treatment, advanced breast cancer

    Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatments

    Finding out that someone you care about has metastatic breast cancer and requires urgent treatment can be tough. This type of cancer, also known as advanced breast cancer or stage 4 breast cancer, is the spreading or movement of cancer cells from one tissue or organ to another through the bloodstream or lymph system. Thanks to extensive research and a better understanding of the human anatomy, medical experts have made many strides regarding metastatic breast cancer treatment options. So here are the three valuable metastatic...