Tag: bacterial infection

5 Reasons Why Your Jaw Is Sore

5 Reasons Why Your Jaw Is Sore

[ 0 ] 2013-01-11 | |

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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7 Common Reasons Why It Hurts To Swallow

7 Common Reasons Why It Hurts To Swallow

[ 1 ] 2012-11-16 | |

A sore throat is a common symptom of illness so pain from swallowing can result from many causes. Some of these causes may include infection, medications, stomach acid and medical treatment.

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Hand Washing: Why And How We Really Should Wash Our Hands

Hand Washing: Why And How We Really Should Wash Our Hands

[ 0 ] 2012-05-17 | |

Knowing that something is the right thing to do is certainly no predictor that we will actually do it. We all know that we should eat healthier, exercise regularly and get more sleep, but few of us will actually make these changes in our lives. Unfortunately, the same holds true when it comes to doing […]

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Painful Urination – 7 Common Reasons Why It Hurts To Pee

Painful Urination – 7 Common Reasons Why It Hurts To Pee

[ 2 ] 2012-03-16 | |

While our bladders can cause discomfort if we ignore their pleas to be empty, there are other types of pain associated with urinating that have more serious consequences. In fact, pain when urinating is something that should not be ignored because of the potential for a number of underlying health issues.

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Fighting Infections And Inflammation With Fecal Transplant Therapy

Fighting Infections And Inflammation With Fecal Transplant Therapy

[ 0 ] 2012-02-09 | |

One lifetime ago, the only barrier that stood between humankind and the various tiny parasites that would prey upon us was good sanitation and hygiene. Today, the importance of hygienic practices to human health has not changed, but through our increased understanding of how infectious diseases occur, we have largely isolated ourselves from the health […]

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Fighting Cholera with One Hand While Helping It with the Other

Fighting Cholera with One Hand While Helping It with the Other

[ 0 ] 2011-07-15 | |

Although Cholera outbreaks are a natural occurrence, the extent to which they affect the population is dependent upon human activities. In the last decade, numerous human activities have contributed to increase the rates of cholera infection worldwide. For the billions of poor, this is bad news.

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Why The Causes Of Food Poisoning Are Hard To Avoid

Why The Causes Of Food Poisoning Are Hard To Avoid

[ 0 ] 2011-06-02 | |

Although we sometimes take the food system for granted because it generally does an acceptable job of protecting us from food contamination, the sheer complexity of the food system means that we must be aware of the ways in which it can fail. This is especially true for those with health that is compromised by chronic medical conditions.

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