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The Health Effects Of Cold Weather On Several Chronic Conditions

The Health Effects Of Cold Weather On Several Chronic Conditions

[ 0 ] 2012-12-13 | |

As we approach the first day of winter, December 21st, in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us have been experiencing the effects of winter over the last month. The cooler temperatures are most often associated with cold season, but cold weather may also pose additional health problems for some people. This is especially true amongst […]

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Some Of The Preventable Risks For Developing Kidney Cancer

Some Of The Preventable Risks For Developing Kidney Cancer

[ 0 ] 2012-12-04 | |

As the organs that filter out waste material from our blood, our kidneys serve an important role in maintaining our health. For those who have suffered kidney failure, dialysis or external blood filtering is required roughly every 2 days to prevent health degradation. Clearly, our kidneys are vital in the body’s waste management efforts. Unfortunately, […]

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5 Common Medical Conditions That Can Lead To Vision Loss When Poorly Managed

5 Common Medical Conditions That Can Lead To Vision Loss When Poorly Managed

[ 0 ] 2012-09-07 | |

A reduction in the quality of our eyesight has long been recognized as a part of the aging process. Like other parts of our body, our eyes are susceptible to the wear and tear from years of use. The accumulated exposure to ultraviolet light causes the lens of our eyes to yellow over time leading […]

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Why Gum Disease Is More Than Sore Gums And Tooth Loss

Why Gum Disease Is More Than Sore Gums And Tooth Loss

[ 0 ] 2012-06-07 | |

Few aspects of health get as much continual marketing attention as oral health. You need only sit down for a half an hour in front of the television in order to see at least a few advertisements promoting some brand of tooth brush, tooth paste or mouthwash. The advertisers are usually convincing consumers of the […]

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Understanding Fatty Liver Disease As A Coming Epidemic

Understanding Fatty Liver Disease As A Coming Epidemic

[ 2 ] 2011-12-02 | |

Despite being the largest internal organ in the body and of critical importance to our survival, most people are unaware of what role the liver actually serves. Sure we know that it is involved in breaking down alcohol and that alcoholism can cause liver damage, but that is only one area of health involving the […]

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Knowing The Health Problems That Cause Memory Loss As We Age

Knowing The Health Problems That Cause Memory Loss As We Age

[ 1 ] 2011-11-11 | |

As the second most common fear associated with aging, loss of memory is a serious health issue. However, we often concentrate on the memory loss itself instead of the different underlying health conditions that can cause it. By instead being aware of these conditions and working to resolve them, we have a far better chance of retaining of sharp mind as we age.

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The Link Between Psoriasis Inflammation And Other Serious Medical Conditions

The Link Between Psoriasis Inflammation And Other Serious Medical Conditions

[ 0 ] 2011-09-15 | |

Although Psoriasis is easy to observe and dismiss as nothing more than an unpleasant skin disease, it is actually a condition with wide-reaching effects on health. This means that for the 4% of the population with the condition, it is important to be aware of the more serious side effects of the disease.

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