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Knowing The Different Types Of Hives

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
Taken by Enoch Lau on 20 December 2004 Hives may be a common condition that most people tend to ignore until they go away. While the usual case of the hives only needs taking an OTC antihistamine to treat the symptoms, some cases may be more serious than most people think. It all depends on the type of hives one is experiencing. Allergic Reaction Common cases of hives may be associated to certain allergic reactions

When Hives Become Serious

Monday, March 29th, 2021
Hives, also known as urticaria, is a common health condition that can happen to anyone. It starts out as a sudden outburst of itchy and raised reddish welts from the skin. There are a number of reasons for this condition. Hives can commonly happen as an allergic reaction to food or medication. It can also be a reaction to an irritant found in the environment. They can also pop up as a reaction to a viral or bacteri

Surprising Headache Triggers

Saturday, February 27th, 2021
People can experience headaches now and then. But others experience bothersome headaches just too often. It is sometimes better if you can prevent one from happening by knowing what triggers them. There are the usual ones like noise, certain smells, and very bright, flashing lights. But there are also surprising headache triggers that you may not know about. Here are just some of them. Dehydration Feeling thirsty i

Skin Changes That Need Your Attention

Saturday, January 16th, 2021
Your skin can tell a lot about your health. Your skin condition can help you determine if your body is feeling something out of the ordinary. Since it is easily observable, your skin can provide you with clues about your health. Here are some of the important clues your skin may show that need your utmost attention. Yellowing Skin Yellow skin indicates a condition that may be associated with the liver. It is common

Identifying A High Blood Pressure Emergency

Friday, January 15th, 2021
High blood pressure is a health issue that leads to serious health complications if you don’t address. It can increase the risk of experiencing stroke or heart attack down the line. In can go so high as to cause a hypertensive emergency. It can lead to a sudden visit to the emergency room. But what does constitute a high blood pressure emergency? Determining High Blood Pressure Emergency¬† A blood pressure o

Medical Reasons For Sleeplessness

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
A lot of people always find it difficult to sleep at night. It can be a problem that will eventually affect your health if you do not address it. The first thing you need to do is to identify the reason why you cannot sleep at night. Here are some of the reasons you should have in mind. Depression A change in sleeping patterns is a common and yet often overlooked sign of depression. People who have this condition

Throat Symptoms Not To Ignore

Saturday, November 14th, 2020
There are a lot of signs your body may tell you if it is not alright. Certain health conditions will show warning signs that will help give you a hint. But you need to be aware of them in order to know what signs to look for. Even your throat condition can tell you something about your health. Here are just some of them. Persistent Hoarseness Having a sore throat can be uncomfortable. It can be caused by irritation

Alternative Means Of Managing Pain

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
Suffering some type of pain is not a great thing to have. It may be from a previous injury or from underused muscles or joints; pain may eventually develop as you age. Other people may be able to get through the day with such aches and pains. But for most people, it can be quite a discomfort. These daily aches and pain can affect one’s quality of life.¬† It is essential that you know how to manage the pain th

Kidney Stone Warning Signs

Monday, November 9th, 2020
There are many health conditions that may develop as a result of a person’s type of lifestyle. Having kidney stones may be one of them. Kidney stones are tiny hard objects usually made out of salt and mineral crystals that form in your kidneys. Normally, these objects may pass through your urinary tract without problems. But they can also cause certain symptoms if they become bigger or when they sometimes mov

Avoiding A Heart Attack

Monday, November 2nd, 2020
A heart attack can surprise anyone out of the blue. They can suddenly happen to those who are at high risk. But that does not mean that you can’t avoid it. There are certain things that you can do in order to lessen the risk of having a heart attack. Here are some of them. Get An Annual Physical Exam Diagnosing a problem early offers you a better chance of preventing a health condition from getting worse. Thi