Health A-Z

  • February 12, 2014 5:52 AM

    10 warning signs of dehydration

    Everyone knows drinking up to 8 glasses of water each day is important. But what makes water so important? Water makes up at least 60% of the body weight.

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  • February 3, 2014 11:00 PM

    20 foods to immediately alleviate heartburn symptoms

    You might have experienced pain in your chest or upper abdominal region soon after taking a meal. That pain is known “Heartburn”. Before we can move on to know some immediate remedies for heartburn, it would be better if we know some basics about this condition. Whatever we eat goes through our esophagus into the stomach.

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  • February 1, 2014 1:26 AM

    20 natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disabling condition that can seriously compromise your health. It is an auto-immune disorder that targets and destroys a number of structures of human body including joints, lungs, liver, eyes, bones, kidneys and brain. The most commonly affected structures are joints. In this condition the joints become tender, swollen and painful to move. The intensity of pain reaches its peak early in the morning. The most commonly affected joints are the small joints of hand and feet. But as the disease progresses, even larger joints like shoulder and knee joints can also exhibit the symptoms of disease.

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  • January 31, 2014 11:00 PM

    10 Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) trigger foods you should never eat

    A number of various types of foods have been implicated as triggers for Rheumatoid Arthritis over the years. Knowing what foods may behave as triggers may help patients avoid the flare ups that occur as a result of ingestion of such foods. However, it should be kept in mind that most of these trigger foods are individual-specific, meaning that each individual will have its own degree of sensitivity to various trigger foods and some people may completely tolerate such foods without any adverse effect. Only the major trigger foods have been considered here.

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  • January 31, 2014 1:57 AM

    How doctors diagnose Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

    The first step in the diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis, like in the diagnosis of any other chronic disease, is taking history during which a doctor establishes a few points. Next to history comes the physical examination which usually results in diagnosis. To confirm the diagnosis, laboratory tests are performed.

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  • January 30, 2014 10:55 AM

    Rheumatoid arthritis: causes, symptoms, treatment and complications

    What comes to mind when you think of arthritis? You might think of sore joints and painful knees. But Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is something more than just the pain and swelling of joints. It is basically an auto-immune disorder that affects a number of body tissues including joints, skin, cardiovascular system, eyes, brain, liver and bones. Rheumatoid arthritis causes serious damage to body tissues causing their dysfunctioning and severe disabilities.

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  • January 27, 2014 3:55 AM

    Treatment of Yeast Infections in Men and Women

    This post features an overview of differences between treatment options for yeast infection in males and females.

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  • January 26, 2014 12:01 PM

    Yeast infection: causes, symptoms, complications and treatment options

    In this post we shall have a detailed look at causes, symptoms, complications and various natural and drug treatment options for yeast infections.

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  • January 24, 2014 10:55 AM

    How yogurt, vinegar and garlic help to fight yeast infection?

    In this post we shall look at three simple natural cures for yeast infection - yogurt, garlic and vinegar.

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  • January 23, 2014 5:25 PM

    20 Tips to Prevent Yeast Infection

    The yeast infection, a fungal disease, is characterized by burning and irritable sensation around the vaginal area in females. However, these infections can occur in both genders in any part of the body like mouth, esophagus, skin and blood stream. Most women are familiar with the concept of yeast infection as more than 75% ladies in the world suffer from it in their lifetime. Although men are also vulnerable to this infection, women are mostly infected by it.

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  • January 23, 2014 7:02 AM

    How doctors diagnose yeast infection?

    The clinical diagnosis of yeast infections is largely based on the knowledge of the types of yeast present in human beings, prone groups, the sites these yeasts target, infections caused and signs and symptoms with which patients present to the doctors. Before we can move on to the diagnosis of yeast infections, it would be better if we know some basics here.

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  • January 21, 2014 5:21 AM

    Natural Kidney Function Boosters

    Kidneys are bean shaped organs located at the back of abdomen. Each kidney is 4-5 inches long. Each of the two kidneys is composed of millions of Nephrons, which are like microscopic filter for blood. The blood in our body passes through the kidneys several times in a day. It extracts excess water, mineral and wastes from the blood and this is how urine is formed.

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