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Signs You May Have A Serious Kidney Ailment

Monday, April 16th, 2018
When your body starts to suffer from some ailment, it starts to send out signs beforehand. It helps to alert you that something is not doing well inside. It can be different from one part of the body to the next, although sometimes different ailments may also show similar signs. In the case of your kidneys, here are some signs to look out for if they are starting to develop something serious. Lower Back Pain People


Common Cancer-Causing Items At Home

Friday, April 13th, 2018
Cancer is a deadly disease that has cost the lives of many people worldwide. But it can also be prevented by avoiding using items that are potentially cancer-causing agents. Unfortunately, many homes may be using some things that might increase their risk of getting cancer over time. Here are just some of the common household items to watch out for. Fluorescent Lighting A common lighting fixture in most homes, fluo


What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
Breast cancer is considered as the most common cancer in women. Despite the decline in mortality rates over the years, it is still considered as the second leading cause of cancer among women overall. The risk of getting breast cancer goes up with age. Early detection and treatment can help increase the chances of survival. Here are some other facts about breast cancer that you need to know. Lumps in the breast are


Low Calorie Sweeteners Ineffective Against Weight Loss

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
People who try to shed off the excess pounds are led to believe that taking low-calorie sweeteners may be able to help. But recent studies have indicated that this may not be entirely true. In fact, recent research show that low-calorie sweeteners may even be a factor to increased body mass index as well as cardiometabolic risks. A paper published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has indicated that takin


Common Actions That Weaken Your Teeth

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Having strong and healthy teeth is important when achieving total oral care. But there are certain things that people do that can affect the health of your teeth.  There are some quite surprising ways that people do every day that can actually weaken your teeth. Here are just some of them. Excessive Brushing Of Teeth Brushing your teeth daily is essential to good oral health. While it may be a good habit, not doin


Stroke Risk Factors To Consider

Sunday, February 18th, 2018
Stroke has become one of the leading causes of death among people living in developed countries. Credit this to increased stress and a more hectic lifestyle being followed as the new norm. Stroke may also be preventable in most cases since there are several risk factors that people may be able to control. Here are some of them. Family History of Stroke Having a long standing family history of stroke can be a possib


Common Signs Of Low Potassium Levels

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
The human body requires different nutrient levels at different times in order to perform at its most optimum. Deficiencies of certain nutrients can have an effect on certain functions of the body in one way or another. Potassium is one essential mineral that the body requires to function properly. The body needs potassium in order for the heart, muscles, and nerves to work properly. Potassium deficiency can affect


Safe Formula Feeding Advice

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
While breastfeeding may be the best way to feed babies, it may not be possible for some mothers who cannot produce enough milk for their new infants. There are alternatives available such as induced lactation or formula feeding. But the latter is the more convenient. Formula feeding makes use of dairy products specially formulated for infants and growing kids. Since formula can come from dairy, utmost safety should


Losing Weight With Less Effort, Less Cost

Friday, December 29th, 2017
Losing weight can be quite a challenge for many people. Not only that, it can also become considerably costly as well. Trendy and popular weight loss programs can cost you money in a whole lot of different ways. That is why they have become quite a profitable industry because of the promise to help you lose those excess pounds in the quickest ways possible. Quick Fix Despite the high costs now associated with the m


Why Drinking Alcohol Is Harmful To The Body

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
Alcohol drinking has become a worldwide problem. It can turn into a habit that can sometimes become quite hard to stop, especially once the addiction to alcohol has settled in. This unhealthy habit will eventually lead to a number of alcohol-related health problems. One of the reasons why people continue drinking alcohol may be attributed to common ignorance of what alcohol actually does to the brain  and how it a



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