Category: Symptom Information

Reducing The Risks Of Oral Cancers With Regular Dental Visits

[ 0 ] February 28, 2014 |
Reducing The Risks Of Oral Cancers With Regular Dental Visits

Most people are familiar with the oral exams that they receive when they go to the dentist. But, aside from looking for cavities and other common issues, dentists and oral hygienists are also screening for oral cancer, often caused by the human papillomavirus, otherwise known as HPV. In the United States alone, 79 million people […]

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Understanding The 3 Common Causes Of Allergies And Their Effect On The Body

[ 0 ] February 21, 2014 |
Understanding The 3 Common Causes Of Allergies And Their Effect On The Body

For people living with allergies, the allergy symptoms can often make a mess of our days and set our sneezing, coughing, and itching allergies off like a switch. It can be a horrible time, and one that cannot be avoided entirely. However, in order to have a fighting chance to manage our allergy symptoms, it […]

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4 Diet Considerations For Managing COPD

[ 0 ] December 10, 2013 |
4 Diet Considerations For Managing COPD

For both those living with COPD and those caring for someone with this condition, healthy lifestyle choices can play an important role in reducing symptoms and decreasing the discomfort in breathing that are associated with this disease. While diet does not serve as the primary means of treatment in the way that it does for […]

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Caring For People Having Sundown Syndrome: Dementia Symptoms That Vary During The Day

[ 0 ] December 4, 2013 |
Caring For People Having Sundown Syndrome: Dementia Symptoms That Vary During The Day

Caring for someone with the loss of mental abilities as in the case of dementia can seem like a Herculean task at times. Unlike an elderly person who is just suffering from physical decline, those who must look after those with dementia are tasked with caring for someone who is literally “losing their mind.” Care […]

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Soaking In Hot Water To Help Ease Pain

[ 0 ] November 22, 2013 |
Soaking In Hot Water To Help Ease Pain

When we think about soaking in a tub of hot water, we may consider the activity as a form of indulgence not unlike the experiences we may have when we are on vacation. The activity is seen as more of a general relaxation technique than anything else. However, soaking in hot water can also have […]

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The Importance Of Recognizing A Vitamin B12 Deficiency

[ 0 ] October 20, 2013 |
The Importance Of Recognizing A Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Many people assume nutrient-related illnesses are confined to third-world countries. While poor nutrition is commonly an issue in such countries, developed nations are at risk too. In fact, according to Tufts University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, at least 40% of the population suffers from a vitamin B12 deficiency. What Does Vitamin B12 Do? […]

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5 Reasons Why Your Jaw Is Sore

[ 0 ] January 11, 2013 |
5 Reasons Why Your Jaw Is Sore

Even amongst the most inactive of people, the jaws are one part of the body that gets considerable use. Whether it be from speaking or eating, the muscles, ligaments and bones that make up the jaws are moved many times in a given day. The fact that nature has made the main jaw muscles as […]

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