5 Tips and Hints for Dealing With Osteoarthritis

Coping with osteoarthritis can be difficult. No one quite understands the pain that you are in, and they do not understand the impact that it has on your life. Osteoarthritis can affect your overall quality of life if you are not managing the disease in the correct way. If you want practical advice on coping... Continue reading

Cure for Cancer – “The Field is there” by Gregg Braden

Gregg Braden’s Awesome Presentation – Cure for Cancer (in 3 Minutes) Published on 2 Sep 2013 Gregg Braden gives an incredible presentation on the power of the heart. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreggBraden Website: http://www.greggbraden.com/ Related articles VIDEO: New clinic to target rare cancer (bbc.co.uk) Duped by the ‘blood analyst’ who ...

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What the Mesothelioma Act 2014 Means for Sufferers

Mesothelioma is a type of rare cancer that usually forms in the soft tissues found in the lung or the abdominal cavity. The major cause of the cancer has been attributed to the exposure and inhalation of asbestos. There are several different industries in which exposure of the workers to asbestos was very common in... Continue reading

What is Diabetes Mellitus and its Treatment?

  • ...22 February 2014

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Diabetes is a disorder caused by insufficient or absent production of the hormone insulin by the pancreas gland or by an increased resistance to the action of insulin by the body’s tissues. In this situation glucose in the bloodstream cannot be absorbed into the cells which require it for energy, nor into the liver and... Continue reading

Vitamin D Shows Substantial Impact on Eyesight

Eyesight is a precious skill that is far too often under appreciated until it begins to suffer. Scientists in London have recently conducted an exciting study this year that proves that there are steps that can be taken to prevent eyesight from deteriorating, and slow the progression of existing eye health problems. The key, according... Continue reading

Natural Remedies Patients Can Use to Prevent Glaucoma

When a patient waits until the glaucoma has progressed to later stages, the primary options for treatment are going to be limited to taking medications, or even undergoing surgery in order to reduce eye pressure. At a certain age, typically around sixty years, it is extremely important to begin taking steps to prevent, or slow... Continue reading

Overindulgance – the Main Cause of Gum Disease

Yes, we all know that one-too-many of our favourite sweets can cause a bit of dental emergency in the long run but over indulgence is not the only cause of dental problems. Gum disease (also known as gingivitis) is estimated to affect up to twenty per cent of the population worldwide. In healthy, wealthy and... Continue reading

7 Benefits to Genetic Testing for Cancer and Other Diseases

  • ...14 January 2014

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  • ... Cancer

Whether you are planning to grow your family, or simply looking to protect your future by avoiding serious health problems, genetic testing is an exciting new innovation in medicine that has allowed many individuals to not only predict, but also prevent, serious diseases that exist in their DNA. Genetic testing has many benefits, and one... Continue reading

How To Handle A Cancer Misdiagnosis

  • ...10 January 2014

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  • ... Cancer

How To Handle A Cancer Misdiagnosis Cancer is a diagnosis that is life altering for a patient. Whether your symptoms have been misdiagnosed or your physician has actually told you that you have cancer, and you actually don’t, you may be going through a variety of crippling emotions and wonder where to turn. Reasons Behind... Continue reading

Traveling With Crohn’s Disease: 4 Tips For A Smooth Trip

Traveling may seem like an easy feat with thoughts of what to bring at the forefront of your mind. However, for individuals who are managing Crohn’s disease, planning a trip can be challenging. While you don’t need to abandon your dreams of a fun and exciting getaway, you can be properly prepared with the following... Continue reading

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Aches and pains are a common occurrence as you grow older. The body’s tissues begin to deteriorate and the joints that allow you to bend and flex slowly grow stiff and eventually cause pain. Small amounts of irritating joint pain caused from regular movement is bearable and no cause for alarm, but larger aches and... Continue reading

How to Reduce Acne Scars on the Cheap

  • ...29 December 2013

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Many teens and twenty somethings who have been plagued with skin problems for much of their adolescent life and have just become free of the ailment are then faced with a new trouble: the nuisance, discomfort, and unsightliness of acne scars. Acne scars can be anything from deep pits in the skin where there was... Continue reading

5 Ways To Keep Your Bones Strong and Healthy

by Michael Dewey Osteoporosis is known as the ‘silent killer’ because it sneaks up with no symptoms. In fact most people only find out they have it once they break a bone from a small bump or fall that they previously would have laughed off. But it’s not the fracture that’s the real problem, but... Continue reading

Using Exercise to Manage and Prevent Cardiac Problems

Cardiac problems are any kind of disease that affects the heart.  They are often referred to as heart diseases or cardiovascular diseases.  They include heart rhythm problems, heart defects and heart infections, and coronary artery disease. These problems can lead to heart attack and ultimately, premature death. The good news is, cardiac problems can be... Continue reading

5 Things Men Need To Know About PSA Tests

A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is designed to measure how much prostate-specific antigen is a person’s blood system. The PSA releases itself into the blood through the prostate gland. When a man is healthy, he should have low amounts of PSA in his blood. As a man ages and the prostate enlarges, the amount of... Continue reading

The Link Between Smoking And Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a relatively rare form of cancer that develops in the mesothelium. The mesothelium is a membrane that lines most of the body’s internal organs, including the lungs, abdomen, and heart. Mesothelioma as well as lung cancer have been linked to exposure to asbestos. Asbestos was once a product that was widely used in... Continue reading

Using Levulan/Blue Light To Treat Acne

  • ...28 November 2013

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When we hear the term acne, we often associate it with adolescent development. That’s why it can be disheartening when we’re still struggling with acne even into adulthood. Although there are hundreds of over-the-counter creams available on the market, sometimes they’re just not enough to get at the real root of the problem. Acne is... Continue reading

Causes Of Osteoporosis

Your bones are constantly growing and replacing old bone cells with new ones. However, for those with osteoporosis, bone loss outpaces the growth of new bone. When your bones begin to thin, they become brittle and more prone to fracture. More than 10 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis. So why is bone loss so common?... Continue reading

Understanding Anesthesia

It is likely that at some point that you will require a type of anesthesia for surgery or procedure. There are several different kinds of anesthesia on the market and in some cases you can choose what type you are administered. Many times a patient’s age may be taken into consideration when choosing which type... Continue reading

Legionnaires Disease – Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Legionnaires’ disease was first discovered and named in 1976 in Philadelphia after a large group of American Legion members became ill with pneumonia during a convention. Since that time, there have been occasional outbreaks throughout the world. Although it is not transferred between persons, the disease commonly affects groups of people at the same time... Continue reading

Parkinson’s and Dopamine Explained

There are some illnesses which are invisible to the naked eye, while there are others that have dramatic effect on the way we comport ourselves and how people react to us. One of the latter is Parkinson’s disease, which affects something like 5 in 1000 people over sixty, growing to 40 in every thousand in... Continue reading

Bilingualism Could Delay The Onset Of Dementia

  • ...11 November 2013

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There are many benefits cited about being a bilingual speaker, not least being able to communicate in another language, however being bilingual now appears to offer health benefits too. This latest revelation relates to a mental disease that is increasing in prevalence and causes much anguish both to the sufferer and their friends and families... Continue reading

How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

  • ...11 November 2013

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  • ... Diabetes

One of the best ways to treat diabetes is to know how it affects your body. It’s important to take care of your body to prevent diabetic complications from occurring. Diabetes affects everyone differently, however, most of the effects from diabetes are due to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and lack of blood glucose control.... Continue reading

Preventing And Curing Hypothermia

When the core temperature of the body falls below the normal 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit degrees (35 degrees Celsius), hypothermia can occur. It is often experienced by campers, skiers and hikers as well as the ailing and elderly. Hypothermia can affect the core of the body including the lungs, the heart, the brain and other vital... Continue reading

How To Get Rid of Ringworm on the Face

Ringworm is a very horrible problem to have, especially when it’s on very visible area on your body like your face. Most people want to hide their ringworm infection because it looks nasty and very unattractive. However, if you have this fungal infection on your face there is nothing you can do to hide it.... Continue reading

How does Prostate cancer occur?

Cancer of the prostate is the most common cancer among men after skin cancer. It is basically a tumor that builds in the tissues of the prostate and usually occurs in older men. This kind of cancer grows slowly and hence the chances of getting cured successfully are increased as there is time enough for... Continue reading

Can Cavities Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer?

  • ...1 October 2013

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  • ... Cancer

While brushing and flossing remain a vital important for enjoying a lifetime of quality oral health, a new study has found a potentially curious benefit failing to practice daily oral hygiene could provide. According to researchers at the University of Buffalo, individuals that suffer from a high number of cavities may actually reduce their risk... Continue reading

Natural Ways to Beat Acne and Have Beautiful Clear Skin

  • ...28 September 2013

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  • ... Acne | Skin

Having acne on your skin is never fun. Pimples and blackheads look unattractive and they can even be painful when they are swollen. They are difficult to cover up with makeup and they can cause you a lot of insecurity and embarrassment. Waking up on the morning of an important job interview or a hot... Continue reading

Life After Breast Cancer

You would think that after fighting a hard battle against breast cancer that it would be over. Somehow “normal” comes to greet you at the door and life goes on without any problems. This couldn’t be further from reality. You’ll have a whole host of physical and emotional issues to deal with that can take... Continue reading

How Brain Games May Help You Avoid Alzheimers

Brain-boosting games are a massive market. Whether you look at the App Store or Google Play, you’ll find plenty of educational games that claim to increase your mental capacity. With the explosion of mobile devices, developers have been looking for ways to cash in on many people’s thirst for knowledge and self-improvement. And we’re not... Continue reading

What Causes Bleeding Gums?

Most of us will, at some time, have noticed a little blood when we clean our teeth. Mostly, we simply dismiss this as perhaps a small tear in the gum caused by a rogue part of the toothbrush. In some cases, this is all that it is, but if the bleeding occurs a few times,... Read ...

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Where Do Genetic Diseases Come From?

Genetic diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis and Down Syndrome are extremely common in twenty first century society. The question does arise, however: what precisely are genetic diseases and what causes them? You may have friends and family with diseases such as these, and they are by no means rare. So what is it about them... Continue reading

Lung Cancer: Diagnosing it Early

Lung cancer is not something that anyone will look forward to; any type of cancer has its own challenges and lung cancer is no different. There are treatments that can reduce the symptoms and help patient to lead a relatively comfortable life, although this depends on how early these symptoms can be diagnosed and treated.... Continue reading

Glucose Monitoring System

  • ...20 August 2013

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Diabetes type 1 Diabetes is a long life condition which results with high blood sugar levels in a person. This is mainly due to failure of glucose monitoring system. The diabetic type 1 patient one whose diabetes dependent on insulin. This type develops at early ages, mainly at the teenage levels. More so for the... Continue reading

What is Legionnaires Disease?

Legionnaires disease belongs to infection group called Legionnella. There are currently around 35 different types of legionella species known to cause legionnaires disease. Legionnaires is a severe form of pneumonia and can be fatal causing severe illness and in some cases death. Legionella bacteria are mostly found in aquatic environments such as water tanks, ...

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Managing Psoriasis in the Summer

As much as the psoriasis condition has been known to improve in most people during the summer period, there are still some challenges that should be gotten through. However, these challenges need not to hold you back from having the time of your life every summer. Outlined below are ways to manage your psoriasis during... Continue reading

Meditation and Heart Health

Spiritual masters, regardless of belief system, have been touting the benefits of meditation for thousands of years as a tool for mental, physical and spiritual health; as a regular practitioner, I must say that nothing has helped me improve my life and well-being more. For the longest time, the Western medical establishment viewed meditation as... Continue reading

How to Successfully Avoid Sea Sickness

Introduction Sea sickness is something millions of people deal with, but if you’re on the trip of your lifetime and decide to spend a day whale watching it’s not something you can afford to let ruin your day. By following a few tips there is no reason why you should experience any of the typical... Continue reading

Ways To Detect And Treat Psoriasis Quickly And Effectively

Psoriasis is a skin condition, which occurs when the White Blood Cells of the body attack the skin cells. As a result, the regeneration of the skin cells happens faster than it should be happening. Red and white, flaky, big patches form on the skin, which are itchy and irritating. The condition is widely considered... Continue reading

Relief from Kidney Stones, Now a Truth

Kidney-stone is a painful disease which has significant morbidity among humans. The excoriating pain has an impact on the day-to-day working of the body. These stones can be of different origin ranging from calcium and uric acid to struvite and cysteine. With significant research in this field, many management techniques have sprung up. Most of... Continue reading

Defining Dementia

  • ...11 June 2013

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Defining dementia is not an easy task to do.  There are so many different forms of diseases, syndromes or disorders that can fall under the heading of dementia.  The literal definition of dementia is—according to Wikipedia—without mind.  Normally when people think of dementia they think of the normal forgetfulness attached to aging; but it really... Continue reading

Understanding Acne: Mild, Moderate And Cystic

  • ...31 May 2013

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Acne can affect anybody at any stage in their life but is most commonly found in teenagers.  The skin condition ranges from mild to severe and bouts can last for months and recur throughout a patient’s teenage years.  The condition can persist into adulthood and is also common during pregnancy.  The basic causes of acne... Continue reading

Symptoms About Your Heart

Heart disease is Australia’s biggest killer, but it’s often preventable. Knowing your risk factors can go a long way to keeping your ticker healthy Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the term used for heart, stroke and blood-vessel diseases. It is the leading cause of death in Australia – accounting for 34 per cent of all deaths... Continue reading

Stop the Ringing: Ten Tried and True Tinnitus Tips

If you suffer from tinnitus you probably know the feeling of aggravation all too well. Constant ringing in the ears can really disturb your daily life if you let it, but fortunately there are ways to make your life with tinnitus a better one. While you may never fully get rid of your symptoms, there... Continue reading

Vaccines And Cures Found By Mistake

Not all medical progress is the result of years of painstaking research and testing. Instead, some medical breakthroughs are discovered purely by chance. Here are some of the chance discoveries that changed medicine forever. Potential Cancer Vaccine While researching drugs that help recipients of organ transplants to accept the foreign organs in early 2013, doctors... Continue reading

Make it Manageable: How to Keep a Diabetes Diary

Staying compliant with your diabetes is not only a good idea, it can save your life. One of the best ways to manage your diabetes is to keep a food journal. Whether you use paper, a computer, tablet, or your smartphone, writing down what you eat will help you figure out how often you should... Continue reading

5 Signs You Might Have Hyperhidrosis

Sweating is a normal and vital function of the body. It aids in the temperature regulation of the body, preventing overheating of its core. Usually sweating occurs during exercise, hot weather, and times of stress. Some individuals, however, experience excessive sweating for no apparent reason. This condition is called hyperhidrosis. While on rare occasions it... Continue reading

Breast Cancer Survivors: Stories Of Inspiration

Breast cancer is condition that affects the person, physically and mentally and this often leads to depression. It takes a lot of mental courage and strength to overcome the odds and emotional trauma involved with breast cancer. So it is indeed a commendable job when a breast cancer survivor pulls herself together and slips back... Continue reading

Skin Cancer Symptoms And How To Prevent It

The “C” word is a bad word anywhere you go.  No one wants to hear they, or their loved ones, have cancer.  Having cancer doesn’t just do something to you physically, it does something to you mentally as well. Skin cancer, however, has been one of the leading forms of cancer over the last 10... Continue reading

Simple Tinnitus Home Remedies

  • ...25 May 2013

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  • ... Tinnitus

As of today, there are no targeted medical treatments for unexplainable tinnitus. However, herbal treatments and natural therapies combined with a healthy lifestyle have brought appreciable improvements in several serious cases. The measures adopted might take some time to bring about a real change but they surely work sooner or later. Tinnitus is a common problem ...

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The Myths Behind Asthma Revealed

  • ...24 May 2013

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Image by noii’s In the UK some 5.4 million people suffer from asthma, meaning that this disease affects one in every five households. With the NHS spending approximately £1 billion per year caring for asthma patients and, given that on average three people per day die from complications caused by asthma, it is clear that... Continue reading

Natural Acne Treatments: Safer. Cheaper

Apart from being annoying and embarrassing, unsightly acne can be a frequent anxiety cause. While you may feel that there’s nothing much you can do to prevent breakouts, the truth is, there is. Don’t even start thinking that it’s about consulting a skin doctor. Not even close. Natural remedies are much more effective and a... Continue reading

Modifying Risk Factors For Osteoporosis To Reduce Fractures

Almost ten percent of older adults in America have osteoporosis. In this bone thinning disease, the loss of bone density places those with the condition at increased risk of fractures; minor falls can be all that it takes for someone to break their wrist, hip or spine. While everyone’s bone density decreases as they get... Continue reading

Allergic Asthma Attack Prevention In The Home

More and more children are developing asthma and this is mainly due to the exposure children have to allergens such as air pollution, dust, insects and smoke. All these factors can trigger asthma even with the most minimal exposure so extra caution is encouraged for parents to ensure that their children do not suffer from... Continue reading

What Are Some Ways To Prevent Heart Disease?

We all know that heart disease is no small deal. According to the Center for Disease Control, heart disease is still the leading cause of death in America. In 2010, 597,689 people died from heart attacks, heart failure and other incidents of heart disease. It affects people of all ages, but heart disease is mostly... Continue reading