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August 2011 Archives

Let’s face it: Most of us don’t tend to dwell on our cholesterol levels until we have been given reason. Naturally when we find out we have elevated cholesterol, our minds tend to gravitate toward the bacon double- cheeseburger we […]

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Smoking! It has been said that it is more difficult to quit smoking than it is to quit using drugs! Smoking cigarettes is not only physically, but psychologically, addicting as well. While it is virtually impossible to convince a person, […]

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Have you recently experienced bouts of unexplained fatigue, or problems with your memory that went beyond where you left your car keys? Of course these symptoms could be the result of stress, but they could also originate from a small […]

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It’s been noticed without even relying on statistics that the majority of men over 50 are liable to having prostate problems which could directly affect two vital activities which are urination and having sex. It’s never good news when you’re […]

You’re on line at the grocery store when all of a sudden you experience that all-too-familiar abdominal pain ricocheting through your colon. The pain is enough to make you freeze in your tracks; you know there will be trouble if […]

I am frequently asked whether certain over-the-counter medications are safe to take with high blood pressure. I do like to hear this question, as it shows me that people are taking their healthcare seriously. High blood pressure is one of […]

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition that results in tender swollen joints, and may also affect certain internal organs. The exact etiology of this condition is not known; however, it is classified as an autoimmune disorder. Under normal circumstances, a […]

Menopause is the time in which menstruation ends. Although it is a normal part of life, menopause can bring about some major changes in a woman’s life, ranging from the physical to the emotional. As a woman heads towards menopause, […]

There is nothing more annoying than having an unsightly skin disorder, especially in the warmer months when more of our skin is on display. Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that is characterized by red, raised patches of skin covered […]

Heart disease is a complex issue and one that cannot be completely expounded upon here. In any case, it is a serious problem and one that causes more hospitalizations yearly than any other health-related problem. This article is far from […]

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