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Belly Buttons Are Cute But Do Not Ignore Potential Problems

Bacteria can feel at home inside belly buttons. Mostly, the bacteria are harmless, but they can multiply and cause an infection. They come in all sizes, and can become infected or cause problems that may turn out to be serious. You’re scratching your head, thinking, really, belly buttons can cause problems? Yes, they can, let’s…

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Sleep Deprivation Signs That Signal You’re Not Getting Enough

Sleep, as we all know, is critically important for our ability to function normally and to maintain our health. If we are sleep deprived, our mind and body will let us know very clearly. Learn what these deprivation signals are and what you need to do to get back on track.       Sleep: What…

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Alcohol Awareness April 2018, Spread The Message

April 2018 is Alcohol Awareness month. Alcohol Awareness: Know The Dangers Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. The good news? We can all do our part to prevent alcohol misuse or abuse. This April is a chance to spread the word about strategies…

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Raynaud’s Disease: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Raynauds disease also known as Raynaud’s phenomenon, affects 5 to 10 percent of Americans, but only 1 in 10 seek treatment. Females are an estimated nine times more likely to be affected than males.  This disease causes blood vessels to narrow and almost completely shut down. Blood vessels narrow and almost completely shut down. Fingers or toes…

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Mourning Before Death: The Anguish Families Go Through

Mourning before death is an anguish many families experience. This pileup of complex emotions is known as “anticipatory loss.” “The deterioration of function, disability, and suffering have their own grieving processes, but helping families deal with that isn’t built into the health care system. The anguish accompanying aging isn’t openly discussed. Instead, these emotions are typically…

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Guillain-Barre Syndrome is a rare disorder in which your body’s immune system attacks the nervous system. Weakness and tingling in the extremities are usually the first symptoms. These sensations can quickly spread, eventually paralyzing your whole body. The illness can be the result of an infectious illness such as a respiratory infection or the stomach…

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Memory Improvement In Seniors Through Deep Sleep

Memory lapses are more common and frequent in the elderly, perhaps because their brain waves can’t sync to save new memories, researchers at University of California, Berkeley found. In stage 4 sleep, the brain produces delta waves almost exclusively. It is very difficult to wake someone during stages 3 and 4, which together are called deep sleep. There is no eye…

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Your Pet Won’t Stop Your Physical And Mental Ageing

Owning a pet doesn’t prevent age-related declines in physical or mental health, a recent study found.     Pet: The  Study Protocol Some studies have suggested that pets can improve psychological health, perhaps by easing loneliness or providing companionship. Other research has suggested at health benefits such as weight regulation and improved heart health, possibly from having to walk…

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Short Term Rehabilitation Facilities Provide Valuable Services

Short-term rehabilitation facilities provide therapy for individuals recovering from a surgery, illness or accident. Generally, rehab can last from several days to a few months. In short-term rehabilitation, patients receive physical, occupational, and speech therapy from compassionate and highly skilled therapists. Therapists are part of a team that includes experienced physicians, nurses, social workers, and…

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Your Mouth Speaks Volumes About Your Health Status

Mouth bacteria can affect the heart, studies show. Researchers aren’t sure why that is, as gum disease isn’t proven to cause other diseases. But it does make sense to take care of your mouth like you do the rest of your body.     Mouth: Gum Disease and Diabetes Diabetes can reduce the body’s resistance to infection.…

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