Health A-Z

  • June 3, 2013 9:32 AM

    Top 6 Foot and Nail Care Tips For Diabetics

    In case you are a patient who has diabetes, you must be aware by now about the essence of foot care. Therefore if you require some help with regard to the best care regimen, below are some helpful foot care tips for diabetics.

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  • June 2, 2013 8:49 AM

    Overview of Treatment Options for Pyrosis

    Pyrosis or heartburn is a condition that causes burning sensations at the lower chest area and normally occurs when the acid from the stomach regurgitates, thus irritating the esophagus.

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  • May 22, 2013 11:52 PM

    The Symptoms of Wheat Intolerance

    Wheat intolerance, often incorrectly referred to as a wheat allergy, is a growing area of concern for many people. If left undiagnosed or untreated, it can be a very debilitating thing that can severely lower your quality of life. There are a few key symptoms that you should be aware of.

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  • April 28, 2013 1:20 AM

    Various Options for Treatment of Baker's Cyst

    What is a Baker’s cyst? It is a cyst behind the knee that is filled with fluid and creates a bulge. Often, the pain worsens when a sufferer extends their knee fully or when very active. This type of cyst is also known as a popliteal cyst and the formation of the cyst often follows a knee joint problem, such as a torn cartilage or arthritis flare-up. Either of those conditions might cause the production of excess synovial fluid by the knee, leading to a Baker’s or popliteal cyst.

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  • April 27, 2013 11:15 PM

    Skin Cancer: When to Worry About Your Mole

    Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer and can affect people of all ages. The biggest cause of skin cancer is prolonged exposure to strong sunshine, especially when the skin is unprotected by sun cream or clothing. Having a family history of skin cancer can also increase your risk, as can having fair skin, recurrent bouts of sunburn and a higher than average amount of moles on your body.

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  • March 18, 2013 6:35 AM

    8 Common Food Allergies

    The common food allergies include eggs, shellfish, and nuts. Each allergy may cause only a mild reaction in some people, while an allergy can be life threatening in others. The following article lists eight food allergy types.

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  • March 15, 2013 11:00 PM

    Five Warning Signs of Retinal Detachment (That Could Save You From Blindness)

    When the thin membrane at the back of your eye detaches from the supporting blood vessels that supply it with nutrients and oxygen, this is called retinal detachment. It is considered to be a medical emergency, as without immediate surgical treatment it can result in blindness.

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  • March 12, 2013 10:20 AM

    Coronary arteries and the risk of heart attack

    Coronary arteries are branches of aorta and their main task is to supply oxygenated blood to the heart itself. If they get clogged there is a risk of heart attack and stroke. In this post we shall describe these risk factors in more details.

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  • February 13, 2013 1:45 AM

    Diabetes insipidus: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment criteria

    Diabetes insipidus is a somewhat special condition, which causes your kidneys to excrete up to 20 litres of urine a day compared to a normal volume of 1.5 – 1.8 litres per day. This problem is caused by failure of hypothalamus to excrete vasopressin or by failure of kidneys to recognize the hormone.

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  • February 11, 2013 4:23 AM

    Why diabetes mellitus causes glykosuria?

    Normal blood glucose levels are between 3.5 and 5.5 mmol/litre. Patients suffering from diabetes mellitus have much higher blood glucose level, which sometimes exceeds 11 mmol/litre. Such high levels cause glykosuria, which means presence of glucose in urine. In this post we shall take a detailed look on this problem and explain why diabetic patients have glucose in their urine.

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  • February 10, 2013 1:03 AM

    Hot flashes

    Lots of postmenopausal women experience hot flashes, which manifest themselves as heat spreading to upper limbs and face. This symptom affects mainly postmenopausal women as it is closely connected to hormones but in some cases it may also be caused by various other conditions.

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  • January 14, 2013 6:17 AM

    Explanation of Some of the Most Common Kidney Diseases

    Disorders that affect your kidneys are called kidney diseases, and can include hereditary kidney diseases. The kidneys remove the waste products from your body, regulate the level of chemicals in your blood and make certain hormones. Removing waste products and excess fluids is a major function of your kidneys. This waste and excess fluid are removed from your body through the urine.

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