Category: Symptom Information

Reducing The Risks Of Oral Cancers With Regular Dental Visits

Reducing The Risks Of Oral Cancers With Regular Dental Visits

[ 0 ] Published: 2014-02-28, Last Modified:

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

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

[ 0 ] Published: 2014-02-21, Last Modified:

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

4 Diet Considerations For Managing COPD

[ 0 ] Published: 2013-12-10, Last Modified:

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

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

[ 0 ] Published: 2013-12-04, Last Modified:

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

Soaking In Hot Water To Help Ease Pain

[ 0 ] Published: 2013-11-22, Last Modified:

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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Identifying When We Have Anxiety

Identifying When We Have Anxiety

[ 4 ] Published: 2013-10-25, Last Modified:

Have you ever asked yourself, “Do I have anxiety?”. Anxiety can occur as a natural part of life. There are so many situations that one will face that can bring about some level of worry. Public speaking or dealing with financial difficulties, for example, are common fears that most people have. It can be effective, […]

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The Importance Of Recognizing A Vitamin B12 Deficiency

The Importance Of Recognizing A Vitamin B12 Deficiency

[ 0 ] Published: 2013-10-20, Last Modified:

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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