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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.

Take Conrol Of Your Cholesterol Levels
in Health Conditions, Prevention

If you've been told by a doctor that your cholesterol levels are too high you should also be aware of the causes and dangers of high cholesterol levels. Our diets typically include too much of the 'bad' fats, too few of the 'good, with the resulting high cholesterol readings and attendant heart problems. While there are many Read More...

in Health, Health Conditions, Know-How

What is melanoma? Melanoma is a kind of skin cancer. It is not as common as other types of skin cancer, but it is the most serious. Melanoma can affect your skin only, or it may spread to your organs and bones. They can be found anywhere on your body. Luckily, it can be cured Read More...

in Health Conditions

High blood pressure can be caused by any number of factors in a person’s life or by many factors all adding together. However, the hard truth is that if you don’t control your blood pressure, it can lead to many serious medical conditions, including heart attack and stroke. By understanding the causes of high blood Read More...

in Family, Health Conditions, Wellness

Alzheimer’s disease involves the gradual destruction of brain cells and this eventually results in sufferers losing their memory and thinking ability. Being a progressive disease, the patients will experience personality changes and will do less and less as it progresses. In the final stages of the disease, the victims are helpless, usually bedridden and cannot Read More...

Babies With Acid Reflux
in Family, Health Conditions

Babies with acid reflux, it may not be colic. Colic is something that you think of in regards to children under the age of one. This is often a spell of crying that happens for more than a few minutes at least a few times a day. You would not have a baby suffering from Read More...

in Health Conditions, Personal Care

If left untreated, ingrown toenails can lead to serious medical issues.  The biggest concern is, of course, infection.  The swelling that accompanies the infection  only adds more pressure to the nail (pressure = pain).  Sometimes a spear-shaped splinter will imbed itself in the nail and continue to grow into the skin.  This wedge of nail Read More...

Take Conrol Of Your Cholesterol Levels
in Health Conditions, Prevention

When it comes to maintaining a normal cholesterol level, it is out with the bad and in with the good. The LDL cholesterol level is the indicator of the "bad" cholesterol; the one that can stick in your arteries to clog the blood flow and increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. Lowering this Read More...

in Health Conditions

Candidiasis is the common name for a condition that results in the overproduction of a form of yeast normally found in the body at low levels. Candida is not considered anything to worry about; however, recent research has put a spotlight on this form of yeast that is causing the medical profession to reconsider its Read More...

in Health Conditions, Prevention

One doesn’t pay close attention to the nuances of the treatment for cancer until one needs to. It makes sense that unless we have an unusual penchant for or fascination with reading up on amazing medical treatments, we don’t take the time to learn of the problems, the solutions, the symptoms, or the side effects Read More...

in Health Conditions, Nutrition, Prevention

Colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States, and the entire world. It is the second most fatal cancer in the United States, causing tens of thousands of deaths every year, with close to two hundred thousand new diagnoses. Colon cancer prevention is therefore a subject of interest Read More...

in Health Conditions, Know-How

Although most of us are a bit embarrassed to talk about it, constipation is something many of us have to deal with at some point in our lives. Staying regular is very important to maintaining proper health and finding natural cures for constipation is a good alternative for those of us not comfortable with the Read More...

in Health Conditions, Prevention

You may have heard about the new Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that can help prevent cervical cancer? This is something that is marketed towards teenage girls in the hopes that they will not develop some types of this cancer. You may not think you are at risk, but even older women can have problems with Read More...

Work With Your Doctor To Manage Your Asthma
in Health, Health Conditions

Managing asthma is not something your doctor can do for you all by himself. Asthma self help is an important part of treating and managing your condition so that it doesn’t take over your entire life. Your doctor may prescribe both daily medication and medication to take in case of an acute asthma episode, but Read More...

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Many people seem to have a distorted and incorrect definition of the word “remission,” as it is used in relation to cancer patients. Most commonly people seem to believe that going into remission means that the patient is successfully treated and safe. However, according to the American Cancer Society, remission is a “period of time Read More...

Talk To Your Doctor About A Diabetic Diet
in Health Conditions, Nutrition

For the person who suffers from diabetes, their diet and eating habits can become very restricted. Just how restricted depends entirely on how strong your diabetes is. If you’ve only got the mild type of diabetes, then your diet should only need to be controlled mildly. For the person who suffers from a very high Read More...