Archive for September, 2010

Sitting on the Dangers of Inactivity

[ 0 ] September 27, 2010 |
Sitting on the Dangers of Inactivity

As a species that has been around for roughly the last 200,000 years, modern Homo sapiens lead active lives until the very recent past. Unfortunately, there have been consequences on our health because of this rather sudden desire to sit down.

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Suffocating Under the Weight of Pulmonary Embolisms

[ 0 ] September 20, 2010 |
Suffocating Under the Weight of Pulmonary Embolisms

When blood functions as it should, clotting to prevent blood loss, it serves an important role in self preservation. However, when blood clots in our blood stream and obstructs blood flow, as in the case of Pulmonary Embolisms, it all too often threatens life.

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Understanding The Risks Related To Restless Legs Syndrome

[ 0 ] September 12, 2010 |
Understanding The Risks Related To Restless Legs Syndrome

If you can relate to that cramped feeling that you get when you stay seated too long on a long trip and the overwhelming urge to get up and stretch your legs, you have some idea what those with Restless Legs Syndrome can face night after night.

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The Overly Swelled Perceptions of Food Allergies

[ 0 ] September 5, 2010 |
The Overly Swelled Perceptions of Food Allergies

Severe food allergies affect a significant percentage of the population putting many people at risk of severe allergic reaction. However, while many people believe they suffer from such allergies, research indicates that most are not.

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