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What Food to Eat for Inflammation of Pleurisy

What Food to Eat for Inflammation of Pleurisy

2017-07-21 22:28:01 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

Inflammation of pleurisy is an inflammation of the membrane around the lungs, called the pleura. This membrane is two layers thick and lines the chest cavity, thereby protecting the lungs. In healthy individuals, there is a thick layer of fluid between the two pleura. In pleurisy, however, these two layers

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How Much CLA Should I Take Daily?

How Much CLA Should I Take Daily?

2017-07-21 21:24:02 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

Conjugated linoleic acid, or CLA, is a polyunsaturated fatty acid that has shown promise in reducing the risk of heart disease and weight problems. According to the American Heart Association, polyunsaturated fats are good fats that help reduce harmful cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure and reduce a person’s risk for

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Can Acid Reflux Cause Mucus & Wheezing After Eating?

Can Acid Reflux Cause Mucus & Wheezing After Eating?

2017-07-21 17:54:01 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

Acid reflux occurs when acidic stomach contents leak up into the esophagus, and it is most commonly associated with symptoms like heartburn. If stomach acid irritates the throat or goes into the lungs, it can cause problems like excessive mucus production and wheezing. Like other reflux symptoms, these can be

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Does Swimming Cause White Spots?

Does Swimming Cause White Spots?

2017-07-20 21:28:01 0 Comments 4 views Diseases and Conditions category

Swimming in and of itself cannot cause white spots. That being said, there are elements in the water – whether pool, fresh or salt – that may contribute to the development of white spots. These elements range from chlorine to the presence of fungi. The best way to determine the

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Numbness in Feet and Calves While Running

Numbness in Feet and Calves While Running

2017-07-20 17:08:02 0 Comments 6 views Diseases and Conditions category

If you're new to running, have bumped up your mileage or running intensity, changed surfaces or train in shoes that have lost their cushioning, various leg aches and pains are almost inevitable. But soreness and injury aren't the only things that can hold your running back. Numbness in the lower

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Nausea & Vomiting Immediately After Eating

Nausea & Vomiting Immediately After Eating

2017-07-20 16:02:02 0 Comments 6 views Diseases and Conditions category

Nausea is the feeling of painless discomfort in the stomach that you might experience on occasion. It could be the result of hormonal changes -- as is common among pregnant women -- or a symptom of some deeper underlying disease. Vomiting on the other hand is the reflex action where

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How to Prevent Gumbo From Spoiling

How to Prevent Gumbo From Spoiling

2017-07-20 14:58:01 0 Comments 8 views Diseases and Conditions category

Gumbo is a traditional New Orleans stew, often served over rice, that contains meat or seafood, vegetables and seasonings. Properly storing leftovers allows you to enjoy a delicious meal the next day without concern about bacterial growth that could make you sick. Recipes that call for shellfish require extra caution

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What Is the Chemical Formula in Rolaids?

What Is the Chemical Formula in Rolaids?

2017-07-19 22:02:03 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

Rolaids is a brand of over-the-counter antacids -- drugs that help relieve acid indigestion and heartburn. Rolaids tablets are available in three varieties: Original, Extra Strength and Multi-Symptom. The latter variety is used to treat gas pain and discomfort. All three contain calcium carbonate and magnesium hydroxide as active ingredients. Bases Calcium

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When Does Your Testosterone Level Start to Drop?

When Does Your Testosterone Level Start to Drop?

2017-07-19 11:58:01 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

Although testosterone is commonly known as the male hormone, it's present in both males and females throughout the lifespan. It plays an important role in the development and function of body organs like your brain, heart, blood vessels, bones and muscles. Your testosterone level dictates the development of gender-specific features

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Can Acupuncture Damage Nerves?

Can Acupuncture Damage Nerves?

2017-07-19 07:42:01 0 Comments 4 views Diseases and Conditions category

Acupuncture is a practice derived from traditional Chinese medicine, in which needles are inserted through the skin for therapeutic effect. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, acupuncture is generally accepted as a safe treatment. NCCAM notes, however, that potentially severe complications may occur if acupuncture is

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