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Our site contains numerous links to articles related to health and well-being. But as for all health issues, make sure to make informed decisions. Your doctor, with the benefit of your individual medical history, may be the best adviser.
In this day and age, it has become difficult to just rely on one source of information. Please take this website as a starting point to research your medical doctor.
Being overweight or obese puts you at a higher risk of developing serious health problems such as heart diseases, high blood pressure, type II diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems and even certain cancers.
Being underweight as well comes with its own set of problems. These include anemia, osteoporosis, decreased immune function, fertility issues and growth and development issues in children and teenagers. If you are underweight, then you are more like to suffer from complications from surgery as well. READ MORE.
In the United States, about 77.9 million (1 out of every 3) adults have high blood pressure. Are you suffering from hypertension or is anyone you know suffering from hypertension? Well, high blood pressure is another name for hypertension and can lead to severe complications like heart disease, stroke, and even death. The pressure in the blood is the force that is exerted on the walls of the blood vessels by the blood. The blood pressure is entirely based on the resistance of the blood vessel and the work that is being done by the heart. READ MORE.
According to the American Diabetes Association, as of 2015:
· 30.3 million Americans (9.4% of the population) had diabetes.
· Approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes.
· Of the 30.3 million adults with diabetes, 23.1 million were diagnosed, and 7.2 million were undiagnosed.
· The percentage of Americans age 65 and older remains high, at 25.2%, or 12.0 million seniors (diagnosed and undiagnosed). READ MORE.
While calamity can strike at any time and is generally unannounced, seeing a loved one being struck by a serious disease and suffering can be incredibly exhausting for a number of different reasons. Not only is your mind constantly racing at how the treatment will progress, but you’re also left wondering about all the possibilities and the different ways in which you can offer your love and support to your friends and family in testing times. READ MORE.
The “annual physical” can be an important part of your health maintenance program, yet many people skip it. Yet it is a good idea to put it on your calendar every year.
It is the sad truth that many people around the world only see a doctor when they are in pain or sense a serious problem. That is quite curious, as many people regularly take their car in for maintenance and oil change, or have a technician check the air conditioner at home. Isn’t your health more important than your car or your air conditioner? READ MORE.
The flu shot is one of those issues that is discussed anew every year when flu season starts. While it is true that there are many different strains of the influenza virus, the vaccine might not necessarily protect you from getting the flu. However, there is also the broader picture that if many get the flu shot, fewer people overall will be infected. So consider getting a flu shot not just for you, but for the people around you. READ MORE.
Many people hear and talk about “Carpal tunnel syndrome” when their wrists hurt, but few understand how such condition is diagnosed and treated. “Carpal tunnel syndrome” is a common condition that causes numbness and tingling in the hand and arm. This medical condition occurs when the median nerve (one of the major nerves to the hand) is compressed. READ MORE.
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