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Common Health Conditions

Read about the common health conditions that affect people every day and, if possible, learn how to prevent them.

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Whenever we have a stuffy nose the first thought is usually "here comes a cold". At these moments we often start taking medication to treat the oncoming cold. Many times these medications can temporarily provide relief from the symptoms of a “cold” but they ignore the underlying cause. A sinus headache occurs only when the Read More...

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For a small segment of the population, cluster headaches can be a debilitating condition that strikes without warning. Cluster headaches attack at seemingly random intervals, for which they gain their name. Patients can go years without a single cluster headache, and suddenly suffer them for a period of weeks on end. The exact cause of Read More...

Ever heard your doctor mention the term bronchitis?
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Ever heard your doctor mention the term bronchitis? This is actually a chronic or acute swelling or soreness of the mucous membranes of the respiratory system’s tracheobronchial tree (trachea or windpipe and the bronchial tubes). Under some circumstances, it may or may not be contagious. There are two kinds of bronchitis, long term or chronic Read More...

in Exercise, Health Conditions, Prevention

Everyone should engage in some sort of aerobic activity to keep their heart and lungs healthy, and muscles toned and strong. Even people with asthma benefit from regular exercise; it helps to increase lung capacity therefore allowing the lungs to function more efficiently. Many times the fear of an asthma attack keeps asthmatics from participating Read More...

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Gout is a very painful form of arthritis. Gout occurs when there is an abundance of uric acid built up in the body. When there is a buildup of Uric acid in the body it can lead to things such as sharp uric acid crystals in the joints throughout the body especially in the big Read More...

in Family, Health Conditions

ADHD refers to attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder. Most children who suffer from this disorder suffer from attention problems as well as hyperactivity. Parents of such children are well awarethat inattention and hyperactivity continue throughout the day. Keeping such children busy after school hours can be as difficult as keeping them safe during the school day. The first step Read More...

in Health Conditions, Nutrition

People suffering from diabetes may be placed on the diabetic food exchange diet (also known as the diabetic exchange diet) in order to control the amount of cholesterol and sugar in their blood. This diet provides the foods that you can eat in 6 food groups, measured by exact serving size. This will ensure the Read More...

Are You Tired All The Time. It May Be Adrenal Fatigue
in Health, Health Conditions, Wellness

Adrenal Fatigue  occurs when your adrenal glands - 2 small glands that sit on top of your kidneys - become overworked and depleted. Your adrenal glands are responsible for handling the stresses of your daily life, whether that be physical stress, emotional stress, or psychological stress. When your adrenal glands become overworked, they cannot keep up Read More...

Pet Dander Allergies Can Make You Suffer
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Pet dander allergiesy is a condition that many people have. This allergic reaction is caused by a human reaction to some proteins that are present in most animals with fur. This said, not all animals have dander that can cause allergic reactions, however their byproducts can cause allergic reactions in some people. Examples of pet Read More...

Battling Your Non-Stop Cough
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A non-stop cough, most often, is the onset symptom of bronchitis. Being knowledgeable on matters regarding coughing can be most helpful in combating bronchitis especially chronic bronchitis. A cough is an abrupt, frequently recurring contraction of the “thoracic cavity,” which results in an aggressive discharge of air from the lungs that comes with a distinguishing Read More...

Exercise For Arthritis
in Exercise, Health, Health Conditions

If you or someone you care about suffers from arthritis, you need to learn about exercises that should be done regularly to maintain overall health. These exercises should be incorporated into your daily routine. If you  can stick to it, you will feel more energetic, increase your bone and muscle strength, boost your flexibility and Read More...

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Nothing can ruin a mood, a day or a special occasion like a headache. When a bad headache strikes, all you can think about is relief from the intense pain behind your eyes, top of your head or at the base of your skull. As a migraine sufferer, I understand the dibilitating pain an intense Read More...

Daily Headaches
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Everyone will suffer from a headache every now and again. Whether it's poor diet, or lack of sunlight, or too much sunlight, or hormonal imbalance, or a loud environment, or any other number of factors, headaches happen. Most of us can just pop a couple of aspirin and move on. But other folks aren't so Read More...

in Health, Health Conditions, Prevention

Most people usually don't pay much attention to their feet unless there's a problem. For instance, no one ever says, "Wow, my feet feel excellent today!" but they're likely to notice right away if there's any soreness. This is especially true when the problem is in your heels, because this part of your foot absorbs Read More...

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Having a high cholesterol level can increase one's risk of certain conditions and diseases which can prove fatal to a person. There are many causes of a high level of blood cholesterol in the body. Some of these causes are unavoidable, such as the person's genes, age and gender. These factors are not something that Read More...