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Mens Health – Prostate gland, enlarged 0

Mens Health – Prostate gland, enlarged

If the prostate becomes enlarges, urination is difficult or impossible, and there is a risk of urinary and kidney damage. All the following treatments can help. • Take 4 teaspoons (20 ml) of flaxseed...

Mens Health – Heart Health 0

Mens Health – Heart Health

Men aren’t usually as in tune with their bodies as are women. In the past it was considered “not manly” to worry about physical problems – men were supposed to tough it out and...

Migraines and Stroke Risk in Men 0

Migraines and Stroke Risk in Men

A new study shows chronic headache is a predictor of stroke in men. Interestingly, the study did not find a connection between headaches and stroke risk in women. There have been many studies linking...

Headache Management 0

Headache Management

This is a class of chronic headache sufferers. They are learning how to prevent migraines. Sherry Gaunt, migraine sufferer: “They are so bad that you hurt and you say ‘Make it stop.’” Sherry hopes...

Family Therapy for Bipolar Disorder 0

Family Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

Getting family members involved after a person with bipolar disorder has an acute episode can reduce the chances of a relapse, report researchers in this month’s Archives of General Psychiatry. Most people with bipolar...

Beating Bipolar Disorder 0

Beating Bipolar Disorder

It’s estimated that 2.5 million people in the United States suffer from bipolar disorder. It’s a mood disorder in which people have periods of depression that alternate with periods of mood elevations. Doctors often...

Factors that affect your blood glucose 0

Factors that affect your blood glucose

These everyday factors have an influence on your blood glucose level. Understanding the effect of each will mean you can take action to prevent your blood glucose level rising too high or falling too...

Do You Have Celiac Disease? 0

Do You Have Celiac Disease?

Migraines, diarrhea, chronic fatigue and weight loss — all symptoms caused by a disease most people have never heard of — celiac disease. Doctors say more than 1 million Americans have it, and many...

The Benefits of Massage 0

The Benefits of Massage

The many systems within the body respond to therapeutic massage. This helps to improve blood flow through the body, and also increase the elimination of built-up toxins and waste materials. Muscles respond rapidly to...

Garlic is not Good for HIV 0

Garlic is not Good for HIV

Garlic may cause a serious side effect for patients taking medication to treat HIV or AIDS. A new study shows the anti-HIV drug, saquinavir and garlic supplements do not mix well together. Researchers from...

Garlic And Mosquitos 0

Garlic And Mosquitos

The aroma of garlic is hard to miss. If you’ve ever eaten it or been near someone who has, you know what we mean. The same garlic smell that easily repels people also seems...

Nutrition Mistakes 0

Nutrition Mistakes

Athletes have more at stake than non-athletes when it comes to making decisions about the food they eat. Not only do they need the right kinds of substances for good health, they also need...

Morning Sickness Solution 0

Morning Sickness Solution

It’s the number one complaint of pregnancy, but ironically, no one really knows what to do about it. Morning sickness afflicts up to ninety percent of pregnant women and its complications result in over...

When Preschoolers Snore 0

When Preschoolers Snore

Snoring may play a significant role in producing nocturnal cough, which then may be a first sign of asthma. These findings suggest an effective treatment of one symptom may lead to reductions in the...

Sleep Problems in Kids with Arthritis 0

Sleep Problems in Kids with Arthritis

Children with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely than their healthy peers to suffer from sleep-related problems that can interfere with daily activities. Doctors know adults with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to suffer from...

Sleeping Problems May be Insomnia 0

Sleeping Problems May be Insomnia

Are you up all night tossing and turning? If so, it may be more serious than restlessness. A new study shows half of people who complain of sleeping problems may have insomnia. “We usually...

Sleep Apnea in Women 0

Sleep Apnea in Women

An estimated 12 million people in the United States suffer from sleep apnea. Furthermore, it’s estimated that 80 percent of the cases go undiagnosed, especially among women. The condition affects many more people than...

Sleeping Pill Dangers 0

Sleeping Pill Dangers

Sleep researchers say as many as 50 percent of American adults report chronic sleep problems. New research looks at prescription sleeping pills, and the findings may surprise you. Another night, another battle with “The...

Common sleep disorders 0

Common sleep disorders

What are the most common sleep disorders and does it differ with age groups? It’s different with age groups with the disorder somewhat in the mind of the beholder. For example, a teenager’s mother...

What is narcolepsy? 0

What is narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a disorder of excessive daytime sleepiness. There are a lot of other causes of daytime sleepiness, but this particular disorder involves problems with both dreaming and non-dreaming sleep. No matter how much...

Hawthorn and Milk Thistle 0

Hawthorn and Milk Thistle

Hawthorn Hawthorn has been found to be very helpful in the treatment of cardiovascular illnesses, such as arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, and heart pain. It is also believed to be an antioxidant. Functions of...

What is brachial plexus palsy? 0

What is brachial plexus palsy?

The brachial plexus is a series of nerves that run from your neck into your arm. It controls all movement and sensation, and when you have an injury, or a palsy, to it, those...

Predicting SIDS 0

Predicting SIDS

Maternal levels of a certain protein during the second trimester of pregnancy may help predict which infants are at greatest risk for sudden infant death syndrome. That’s the key finding from a study out...

Overview of Colic 0

Overview of Colic

What is colic? Colic is when babies cry more than they should be crying. Babies cry for different kinds of reasons. Some of it is just biology. It’s just the way they’re wired. They...

HIV in Newborns 0

HIV in Newborns

A major concern for obstetricians is the best way to prevent a newborn from contracting HIV from its infected mother. Some doctors opt for an elective C-section to protect the child, but in low-risk...