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A Prescription for Healthy Living

A Prescription for Healthy Living

August 2011 Archives

Cholesterol: That Dirty Little “C” Word

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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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Stomping Out the Habit…For Good!

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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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Hypothyroidism in Adults

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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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Healthy Prostate

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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 […]

Managing Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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 […]

Hypertension and Over-the-Counter Medications

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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 […]

Coping With Rheumatoid Arthritis

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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: Dealing with “The Change”

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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, […]

Psoriasis: It’s Only Skin Deep

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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 […]

Take Care Of Your Heart

posted by Ranya Elguendy

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 […]

Treating Ringworm Infections

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Is there anything in this world that could possibly make your skin crawl more than finding out that an existing skin rash may have been caused by a worm? For years, most people have pointed an accusing finger at an […]

Hyperthyroidism

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland releases too much of the hormone it produces. Located in the lower portion of the neck, the thyroid gland functions to control how the body turns food into energy (metabolism). The […]

The Pain In The Back

posted by Ranya Elguendy

At some point in our lives, nearly every one of us will experience back pain on some level. For some people, the pain may be short-lived, and as a result of bending, twisting or lifting incorrectly. But for the majority […]

Migraine Headaches

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Have you ever experienced pain in your head that was so intense all you could do was lay down in a dark room with a wet rag on your forehead and pray for the feeling to pass, or that the […]

Hemorrhoids

posted by Ranya Elguendy

For most people, using the bathroom is a relief. But for those people who have hemorrhoids, just the thought of having a bowel movement is enough to send shock waves up and down a person’s spine! Hemorrhoids can cause such […]

Give Me A Head With Hair, Long Beautiful Hair

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Ever stop and think about the amount of time you spend tending to your tresses? Ever notice how long you spend in the hair care aisle comparing shampoo and conditioner ingredients, or the hours spent poring over hair style magazines […]

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Addiction
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