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A Prescription for Healthy Living

A Prescription for Healthy Living

September 2011 Archives

I Feel the Earth Move Under My Feet

posted by Ranya Elguendy

You’re in the shower just about to rinse the shampoo from your hair. You tilt your head back and the next thing you know the room is spinning and you are struggling to keep your balance and not wind up […]

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Treating a Urinary Tract Infection

posted by Ranya Elguendy

The onset of urinary tract infection symptoms can come on quickly and are quite painful. Chances are you have experienced the burning sensation or the increase in urination frequency associated with urinary tract infections. In fact, the burning can become […]

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Battling Erectile Dysfunction

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence, can be defined as the inability to have and maintain an erection. Occasional erection issues are normal but if a man experiences erectile dysfunction on an on-going basis, this is cause for concern and […]

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Postpartum Depression: Dealing With The Baby Blues

posted by Ranya Elguendy

There is nothing more thrilling than holding your newborn baby for the first time after sharing your living space with him or her for nine plus months. Unfortunately, for some women that initial feeling of euphoria can turn to tears […]

Clear Skin Can Be Yours

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Some of my favorite memories are the ones that took place when I was a teenager. Life was good…that is, with the exception of my acne. I remember examining my acne complexion in the mirror every time I tried out […]

Am I At Risk For Developing Breast Cancer?

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Breast cancer. Two words that have the power to instill fear in a woman. For the most part, breast cancer is not something we typically think about as women in our 20s and 30s, but once we hit the 40-year-old […]

You Can Reduce the Risk of Developing Certain Cancers

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Did you know that there are actually quite a number of ways in which you can protect your body while taking a proactive stance in avoiding certain cancers. Of course, there are obvious things you can do to protect yourself […]

Wrinkles: Public Enemy Number One

posted by Ranya Elguendy

 “Do you want to look like an alligator handbag when you grow up?” If you have fair skin and a tendency to burn, chances are you were probably asked this question by your mom at some point in your sun-worshiping […]

What’s the Difference Between Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder?

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Imagine walking through the front door of your home and discovering that a burglar has ransacked your living room. Naturally such a dramatic event would leave a person wracked with feelings of anxiety and fear. The impact of such an […]

Is it Time for Your Annual Flu Shot?

posted by Ranya Elguendy

The thought of being incapacitated for weeks on end suffering through the various effects of the flu is never an appealing prospect. But fortunately, before every flu season you can minimize your chances of becoming ill by getting the influenza […]

During Your Homework When it Comes to ADHD and Children

posted by Ranya Elguendy

 Parents of children afflicted with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder understand full well how this condition impacts day to day life. While the condition was relatively unknown a decade ago ADHD is now being diagnosed in school aged children who […]

Healthy Nails: They’re Not Just for Women

posted by Ranya Elguendy

Contrary to popular belief, growing strong healthy finger and toe nails are not only a concern for women, but also for most men. Although they may never let on about the extent to which they keep their talons groomed, most […]

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Addiction
Have ever experienced that very annoying headache you get when wake up late and decide to skip having your daily coffee? I have, and it seems as if almost everything goes wrong when it happens. Is this addiction? Am I in serious trouble? Is it time to gather up all my will and seek help? I don’

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Food that could lead to a stroke
Few things feel more terrifying and random than a atroke, which can strike without warning. And fear of stroke -- when a blood vessel in or leading to the brain bursts or is blocked by a blood clot, starving brain cells of oxygen and nutrients -- is well founded. After all, stroke is the number-thre

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