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Brechtian Exercises

Brechtian Exercises

2017-06-10 16:40:01 0 Comments 4 views Diseases and Conditions category

Bertolt Brecht was one of the giants of the theater in the 20th century. A poet and playwright, Brecht was born in 1898 in Germany. Rejecting the standard theatrical drama, which focused on the emotional identification of the audience with the hero, Brecht wanted his audience to think about moral

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Are Pears Good for Constipation in Infants?

Are Pears Good for Constipation in Infants?

2017-06-10 01:36:01 0 Comments 5 views Diseases and Conditions category

You may notice your infant is becoming constipated by the frequency and manner of how his stools are passed. If your infant is straining to have a bowel movement, having them once or less per day or is passing hard and small stools, he may be constipated. Constipation can be

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Pain Under Right Side of Ribs When Running

Pain Under Right Side of Ribs When Running

2017-06-09 17:48:02 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

There aren't too many runners who haven't felt an ache under their ribs when running. The medical term for the phenomenon is exercise related transient abdominal pain, but the more common name is "side stitches" or just "stitches." What causes stitches is not entirely clear, but several factors have been

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Stretching for Abdominal Adhesions

Stretching for Abdominal Adhesions

2017-06-09 15:38:01 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

Your abdominal organs are separated by protective coatings that keep your organs in place and support moving and twisting in your body. After abdominal surgery, however, scarring known as adhesions can form in your abdominal cavity, causing pain in the pelvis or abdomen. Perform regular stretching moves that act like

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Is Niacin Good or Bad for the Liver?

Is Niacin Good or Bad for the Liver?

2017-06-09 09:00:01 0 Comments 5 views Diseases and Conditions category

Niacin, also known as vitamin B-3, provides numerous health benefits when obtained from dietary sources such as peanuts, salmon, eggs, chicken and beets. It improves the health of your skin, eyes and hair; helps you convert carbohydrates to glucose for energyl and helps you metabolize fats and proteins. Dietary niacin

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Is It Okay to Swim With a Stye?

Is It Okay to Swim With a Stye?

2017-06-09 02:38:01 0 Comments 7 views Diseases and Conditions category

An infected oil gland swells with fluid, creating a sty on the eyelid. This swollen, red bump is sensitive to touch and can occur in individuals of all ages, although certain behaviors increase the risk of experiencing a sty. For example, sleeping with eye makeup on or not thoroughly washing

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Foods That Are Testosterone Antagonists

Foods That Are Testosterone Antagonists

2017-06-09 01:30:01 0 Comments 3 views Diseases and Conditions category

The endocrine system produces different hormones that circulate throughout the body. Maintaining the proper balance between these substances ensures good health. Excessive levels of the androgen testosterone, for example, can cause unwanted reactions, such as menstrual irregularity, voice deepening and hair growth. Women with polycystic ovary disease and adolescent girls

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A Holistic Diet for Avascular Necrosis

A Holistic Diet for Avascular Necrosis

2017-06-08 23:20:01 0 Comments 5 views Diseases and Conditions category

Avascular necrosis, also known as osteonecrosis or asceptic necrosis, is defined as bone death due to loss of blood supply to the affected area. It can be caused by long-term use of steroids, excessive alcohol consumption and illnesses such as sickle cell anemia. In addition to conventional medical treatment, proper

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Nutrition, Fitness and Lifestyle Choices for Sleep Apnea

Nutrition, Fitness and Lifestyle Choices for Sleep Apnea

2017-06-08 17:48:02 0 Comments 6 views Diseases and Conditions category

Overview Fortunately, there are nutrition, fitness and lifestyle choices you can make to dramatically reduce your sleep apnea symptoms. Weight Loss Weight loss can be very beneficial for overweight or obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea. This is especially true in people who developed sleep apnea when they gained weight. There is no

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Alopecia in Black Women

Alopecia in Black Women

2017-06-08 06:38:01 0 Comments 4 views Diseases and Conditions category

Alopecia is a blanket term for all kinds of hair loss. Alopecia can be seen in woman and men, and in all nationalities. However, certain beauty habits and genetic factors cause black women in particular to be susceptible to more forms of hair loss. The good news is many of

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