Category Archives for Conditions and Diseases

A Mesothelioma Survivor’s Story

When Heather Von St. James was 36 year old she went through two enormous life changes. After seven years of marriage, Heather and her husband Cameron decided they wanted to have a baby. In August of 2005 their beautiful baby girl Lily was born. They were ecstatic! The two could not wait to grow old […]

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A guide to the UK’s most common STIs

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are health conditions that nobody particularly wants to talk about because of embarrassment at their intimate nature, but it is a truism that knowledge is power. Understanding how an individual can become infected with a STI is a sure step on the road to preventing infection occurring. What are STIs? A […]

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Should You Worry About That Tingly Feeling?

  We’ve all felt it: that numb, tingly feeling in the fingers, hands, toes, feet, nose, ears — sometimes gnawing in one particular place, other times tormenting the body in global fashion. It doesn’t hurt, exactly. But it doesn’t feel quite right, either.   What’s to blame? “Where to start?” says Dr. John Gorecki MD, […]

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Follow this Regime to Prevent Heart Disease

  For many people, heart disease is a debilitating condition. According to statistics from Center of Disease Control and Prevention, it is the leading cause of mortality in the United States.Individuals who are exposed to certain risks factors have a high possibility of having heart disease. These risk factors can be categorized into two: Modified […]

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Chagas Disease Treatment

The Chagas disease is an infectious disease which is spread by parasites found in the feces of the reduviid bug, also known as the triatomine bug.  This disease is common in the South and Central parts of the American continent, and in Mexico, which is considered by many the primary home of the reduviid bug. […]

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Using Apple Cider Vinegar for Herpes

What is Herpes? Before we look into the benefits of using Apple Cider Vinegar for herpes, let us first discuss what herpes is. There are two types of herpes:   1. Herpes Simplex Virus – 1 (HSV-1) Oral herpes is commonly referred to as cold sores, and fever blisters. This virus is spread by kissing, […]

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6 Tips to Care for a Paralyzed Patient

No matter how hard you try, it is almost impossible to prepare yourself for this kind of event– a loved one being completely bed ridden or paralyzed because of an accident, illness, or old age. The room where he/she used to relax and sleep would turn into a ‘war zone’ of cleaning fluids, medicines, feeders, […]

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4 Health Issues That Are Hard To Talk About And How Being Healthy Will Help

Sometimes people suffer from health issues that are less than desirable, and even hard to talk about. You probably don’t talk about them with the people in your life, unless they’ve actually experienced the issue. And it can even be hard, or sometimes embarrassing to talk about them even at the doctor’s office.   Not […]

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Stomach Problems? A Few Examples and What Can Help!

  There are numerous different stomach ailments that people can suffer from, and many reasons for them to get them. Take diarrhea, for example; it could have been something you ate, it could be the flu, or maybe you have irritable bowel syndrome.     No matter the cause of your stomach and abdominal discomfort, […]

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Prostate cancer

Diet Adjustments Reduce the Risk of Dying from Prostate Cancer by 60%

Prostate cancer is not a trifle, but that does not mean that it always leads to the patient’s death – far from it. Αs we speak, almost 3 million men in U. S. A. are managing to treat and recover from their prostate cancer. If you are a prostate cancer patient yourself, or have a […]

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