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5 Reasons Why More People Are Surviving Cancer

5 Reasons Why More People Are Surviving Cancer

2017-06-21 02:12:01 0 Comments 7 views Diseases and Conditions category

The fight against cancer received a much-needed boost earlier this year when President Obama announced his Cancer Moonshot.. The initiative aims to advance cancer prevention and research and to make more treatments available to more people. As we are in the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness month, it's exciting news for

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Foods & Juices That Cause Diuresis

Foods & Juices That Cause Diuresis

2017-06-20 19:42:01 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

Diuresis is another word for the loss of water from your body via your urine. If you experience water retention, a condition known as edema, stimulating diuresis can help to reduce uncomfortable swelling and puffiness that can affect your body. While substances called diuretics are available to stimulate diuresis, you

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Water & Karo Syrup to Help Babies' Constipation

Water & Karo Syrup to Help Babies' Constipation

2017-06-20 16:16:01 0 Comments 5 views Diseases and Conditions category

When your baby is constipated, you want to do whatever you can to make her feel better. If your infant has trouble passing stools, talk to her pediatrician. Some doctors may suggest giving your infant a small amount of water to help ease the passage of stools. Using corn syrup

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Cycles of Depression

Cycles of Depression

2017-06-20 15:14:01 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

Overview Depression affects an individual's physical and mental well-being, according to AtHealth.com. Symptoms and bouts of depression often come and go throughout life. Understanding more about the cycles of depression can help those with the disorder as well as those around them to make informed treatment choices. Asymptomatic In this stage of the

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Desserts for Gastritis

Desserts for Gastritis

2017-06-20 11:58:01 0 Comments 6 views Diseases and Conditions category

If you suffer from gastritis, alleviating symptoms often means cutting out some favorite foods and drinks: coffee, carbonated beverages, acidic and spicy foods. If you have a sweet tooth, perhaps the biggest sacrifice to consider is how desserts will help or hurt your gastritis symptoms. However, it is not necessary

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Heavy Congestion & Fever in a Toddler

Heavy Congestion & Fever in a Toddler

2017-06-20 02:02:01 0 Comments 5 views Diseases and Conditions category

Fever and heavy congestion in a toddler are usually caused by a viral infection. She might have a fever, accompanied by a running nose. If your toddler develops a fever higher than 102 degrees F, contact her pediatrician. This might be the sign of a more serious infection. There are

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Possible Complications of Insomnia

Possible Complications of Insomnia

2017-06-19 18:16:01 0 Comments 10 views Diseases and Conditions category

Chronic insomnia has wide-ranging effects, and the complications ascribed to it are myriad. The most overt complication of insomnia is addiction and dependence on medications used to treat its symptoms. Benzodiazepines in particular, which are a class of medications that includes Valium®, have a host of problems associated with long-term

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About Alcohol and Stomach Bleeding

About Alcohol and Stomach Bleeding

2017-06-19 06:02:02 0 Comments 6 views Diseases and Conditions category

Although two-thirds of American adults drink alcohol at least occasionally, fewer than 10 percent become “problem drinkers,” and only 25 percent of drinkers experience serious consequences from alcohol use. Heavy alcohol use negatively affects every organ system in your body, and alcohol consumption can aggravate many other medical conditions, such

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Are Kids With Coughs Contagious?

Are Kids With Coughs Contagious?

2017-06-18 23:26:01 0 Comments 7 views Diseases and Conditions category

Kids pick up a number of viruses during their childhood and cough through many of the coldest months of the year. Coughing is a normal way in which your child responds to an itchy throat or clears chest congestion. A kid's cough is not necessarily contagious; the root cause of

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Allergies and Lung Crackle While Exercising

Allergies and Lung Crackle While Exercising

2017-06-18 14:40:02 0 Comments 14 views Diseases and Conditions category

Exercising affects your breathing, causing you to take deeper breaths, breathe more rapidly and sometimes even gasp for breath. Allergies can add to breathing problems because of the irritation they cause the nasal passages and airways. Put allergies and exercise together, and unusual breathing sounds -- such as crackles --

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