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The All-In-One Guide to IBS

Friday, August 17, 2018

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, also known as IBS, affects up to 20% of the American population yearly. Interestingly, women are diagnosed more often than men and while most patients only report minor symptoms, some do experience very unsettling symptoms. What is IBS? Also referred to as spastic colitis, mucous colitis, irritable colon and spastic colon, IBS should not ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Bell’s Palsy

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Bell’s palsy is a form of paralysis affecting the facial muscles. It causes temporary weakness, especially when the nerves controlling the facial muscles are swollen, inflamed or compressed. When you have Bell’s palsy, one side of your face will become stiff, or droop. In fact, you might even struggle to close your eye on the ...

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12 Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Diabetes is a condition where the level of sugar or glucose increases in the bloodstream. Insulin is the hormone that’s responsible for transporting sugar coming from your blood and into your cells, which is where the sugar is stored for energy. When you’re suffering from Type 2 Diabetes, your body cells aren’t able to respond well ...

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The All-In-One Guide to Hiatal Hernia

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Sometimes, it’s possible for the upper section of your stomach to push its way up through the diaphragm and settle in the chest region. When this happens, you may have a hiatal hernia. The diaphragm is a muscle whose task is to help you breathe. It’s usually large and it lies between your chest and your ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Graves Disease

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The Graves’ Disease, also known as Basedow’s Disease, is one of the more recognized types of hyperthyroidism. It’s an autoimmune disorder that causes excess production of the thyroid hormone hence the name hyperthyroidism. Inside the body of the person suffering from Graves’ Disease, antibodies known as thyroid-stimulating immunoglobulin are produced by the immune system and these ...

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7 Ways to Reduce Flu Symptoms In Children

Friday, August 3, 2018

Influenza (flu) is an infection of the respiratory system which is triggered by the influenza virus. Flu outbreaks happen every year but they are quite prevalent between November and April. Since this virus changes from year to year, it’s impossible to have immunity against it for a long period of time. That explains why people ...

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