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  • Brain Cancer Surgery Alternative Treatments

    Brain cancer is a disease that affects the tissue inside your brain. When cells begin to develop in an abnormal mass, this is referred to as a brain tumor. There are different types of brain cancer that are classified based on the location of brain tumors and where the brain...
  • 10 Terms To Know About Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder passed from parent to child. When both parents have a mutated CF gene, any offspring has about a 25% chance of inheriting it. Although all newborns are now tested for CF, symptoms may not appear until later in life. While recent medical advents...
  • Business Travel to Los Angeles Stress Free

    When arriving in LA for business, there are a few different elements and features you need to take advantage of. Los Angeles, as the second largest city in the country, possesses its own set of travel burdens you need to move past. Of course, with this being said, whether...
  • Causes of Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic fibrosis is a very serious disorder that causes respiratory issues and digestive problems. Although cystic fibrosis (CF) was once a death sentence, new medical breakthroughs allow those with the disease to live much longer, fuller lives. Here’s a look at the genetics behind the cause of cystic fibrosis...
  • Stress and Tinnitus : What’s the Link?

    Tinnitus is recognized as ringing in the ears. It is a common problem that is estimated to affect around 1 in 5 people. Tinnitus is not considered a condition, but instead is a symptom of an underlying condition. For example, it often occurs with hearing loss. It is also common for...
  • Coping with Menopause

    Menopause can be frustrating, irritating, embarrassing, and feel like the end of the world. Not only do the physical and behavioral symptoms of hot flashes, night sweats, urinary incontinence, and a dry vagina make it wildly uncomfortable, many women have difficulty accepting this change psychologically. Luckily, there are many...
  • Gynecomastia: What are the Signs?

    Gynecomastia involves the enlargement of male breasts to the point of resembling female breasts. This condition usually occurs due to a hormone imbalance or during hormone therapy. The condition can occur at any age and is not confined to those who are overweight. While often embarrassing, it is a...
  • Symptoms Of Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder inherited when both parents have a defective gene. Although this disease used to be a death sentence for children, recent treatments have allowed people decades of additional life. These days, every newborn in the United States is tested for CF. However, since symptoms...
  • What You Should Know About Chronic Stress?

    “I’m so stressed out.” While practically everyone has muttered this at least a few times, some feel that way constantly. They may even be completely debilitated by it, both physically and psychologically. An occasional bout of stress is totally normal; it can even be healthy and helpful. But for some...
  • What You Should Know About Cystic Fibrosis?

    Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that is life threatening. A defective gene is passed from parent to child that causes the secretory glands (those that produce things like mucus, digestive juice, or sweat) to secrete fluids that are thicker than they should be. Instead of lubricating areas, secretions block...
  • Glaucoma vs Cataracts

    Cataracts and glaucoma are common terms that you’ve probably heard in an eye doctor’s office. Both cataracts and glaucoma are usually seen in patients over the age of 60. These eye conditions are a part of the natural aging process of your eyes. Many people do not know the...
  • Causes Of Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is an eye condition that is characterized by optic nerve damage that ultimately gets worse over time. This optic nerve damage is usually caused by an increased pressure in the eye due to fluid build-up. Improper Drainage Improper drainage can occur from blockage of the structures that allow...
  • What Causes Cataracts?

    Cataracts are formed within the eye and not above the eye which causes double or blurred vision. At the point when vision becomes blurry, ordinarily because of age, you can suspect a cataract. The major  impact of a cataract is obscured vision. At that point, what is a cataract...
  • Understand The Signs And Risks Of Glaucoma

    Developing little health concerns can be one of those things that happen as you get older –glaucoma is one of those things. It’s a complicated type of eye disease where damage to the optic nerve unfortunately leads to progressive vision loss. Glaucoma is not curable and it is actually the...
  • Prognosing Glioblastoma

    Glioblastoma is a highly malignant cancerous tumor. It is an astrocytoma, one of several types of glioma, which are tumors that form from the glial cells responsible for the brain and its functions. Astrocytes are star-shaped glial cells that hold neurons in place and provide nutrients, and it’s from these that glioblastomas...
  • Glioblastoma: What is it?

    Tumors in the brain or spinal cord that develop in the areas surrounding and supporting nerve cells fall under the glioma category. Depending on which glial cells are responsible, astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, or glioblastoma tumors may form. Glioblastomas are the most malignant and swiftest growing of these tumors, making them extremely dangerous....
  • Congestive Heart Failure Treatment Options

    Congestive heart failure, more commonly known simply as heart failure, refers to a condition where the heart is either unable to sufficiently pump blood throughout the body or unable to prevent the blood from “backing up” to the lungs. This article will detail not only the causes of this...
  • Treatments Of Heart Disease

    If you are, or think you are, having heart problems it is important to be checked out by a doctor, because it might be a heart disease and heart disease treatment may help you. When it comes to heart disease there are many types, from Coronary Artery Disease, Heart...
  • 10 Terms to Know About Thyroid Cancer

    Although thyroid cancer is not very common in the United States, it is still a potentially dangerous disease, since symptoms are typically not present until the later stages. If you are at a high risk for developing thyroid cancer, the best way to protect yourself is to be as...
  • Stages Of Thyroid Cancer

    Cancer that begins in the cells of the thyroid gland is classified as thyroid cancer. Your thyroid is made up of several different types of cells, and the type of cancer will depend on which cells are affected. Additionally, your treatment for thyroid cancer will depend on both the...
  • Thyroid Cancer Treatment Options

    Thyroid cancer affects a lot of people. In fact, about 56,000 people get a diagnosis each year in the US alone. And most of the diagnoses are the most common type – papillary thyroid cancer. While women are more likely to get thyroid cancer than men, everyone runs a...
  • The 10 Best Workouts For Back Pain

    Walk into any workstation or office in today’s society and chances are that you will find very busy employees staring blankly at computer screens, seated with their backs arched and necks craned. This is one of the leading causes of stress and tension to the back areas, and it...
  • Symptoms of Sciatica

    The sciatic nerve runs along the spine and back of the legs and can cause pain and discomfort when inflamed or irritated, a set of symptoms known as sciatica. It is not uncommon to experience sciatica, at least in a mild form, at some point in your life. This...
  • Bladder Control Issues in Women: Treatments

    Are you a woman suffering from a bladder control issue? Well, it is not just you, there are dozens and dozens of other women who suffer from the same problem. Urine control isn’t something you can ignore. In fact, it leads to embarrassment if you don’t find ways to...
  • Top Overactive Bladder Treatment Options

    An overactive bladder is no fun but quite commonplace. Luckily, there are overactive bladder treatment options available to you that don’t involve going to the hospital or taking medications. It gets annoying very fast, and it can also get pretty embarrassing if you’re not careful. If this is something...
  • All You Need To Know About Overactive Bladder

    Suffering from an overactive bladder (OAB) can be troubling, disappointing and additionally humiliating. OAB alludes to an issue in the bladder that causes to contract before it is full, bringing about a sudden inclination to urinate, which could prompt the automatically loss of pee. With the right determination, OAB...
  • What are the Symptoms and Signs of Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a medical condition primarily characterized by chronic widespread pain that lasts for at least three months. It is considered a rheumatic disease because the pain is musculoskeletal, meaning it occurs mostly in muscles and joints. Although it is a patient’s pain that often brings him or her to...
  • What is Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that is associated with widespread pain for a prolonged period of time. Fibromyalgia symptoms include body and brain fatigue, headaches and muscle stiffness, depression and IBS . Most signs occur in the neck and shoulder areas. In the US approximately 5 million people over the age...
  • Symptoms of Gum Disease

    Today, many adults have some form of gum disease. Gum disease is referred to as periodontal disease, which affects the bones and tissues surrounding the teeth. Gum disease ranges from a plain gum inflammation to a severe infection resulting in damage to bone and tissue that sustain the teeth....
  • Treatments For Gum Disease

    Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, is caused when the tissue and bones surrounding the teeth become swollen and infected. The two stages of gum disease are known as gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease in which the gums become swollen, red,...
  • What Is Gum Disease?

    Today, several adults have a certain form of gum disease. Gum diseases are commonly known as a periodontal disease that affects the tissues and bones surrounding the teeth. Gum diseases range from plain gum inflammations to a severe infection, resulting into damages to the bone and tissues which sustain the...
  • What Are the Symptoms of Prostate Cancer?

    Prostate cancer is a serious disease that affects one out of every seven men. One of the best defenses you have against prostate cancer is early detection, which means you should educate yourself on the following symptoms. Problems Urinating One of the most common symptoms of prostate cancer is...
  • How Prostate Cancer Is Diagnosed

    There are several ways that physicians can detect and diagnose prostate cancer. Because prostate cancer can present few to no symptoms until it spreads to other parts of the body, it’s normally discovered during routine exams. These exams are generally recommended for men beginning at age 40, although those...
  • How to Prevent Prostate Cancer?

    When it comes to prostate cancer, about one in every seven men will be diagnosed with this illness. It can be a devastating diagnosis to have to deal with because treatment for this type of cancer can be rigorous. Thankfully, there are many things that you can do as a...
  • The Causes, Treatment, And Preventive Measures For Prostate Cancer

    The prostate gland is a small gland located just below a man’s bladder and is responsible for secreting the fluid that causes ejaculation. Prostate cancer begins when the cells in the gland grow and develop more rapidly than the normal cells. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of...
  • Liver Cirrhosis: Are You at Risk?

    Liver cirrhosis occurs when conditions affecting the liver (such as chronic alcoholism or hepatitis B and C) have progressed to the point of creating scar tissue in the liver. Cells that still exist multiply to take the place of irreversibly damaged cells, creating regenerative nodules that in turn create...
  • Causes of Liver Cirrhosis

    When the healthy tissue of your liver has been replaced with scar tissue, your liver begins to not function properly. This is a later stage of liver damage known as cirrhosis. If diagnosed early and treated correctly, the progression of liver damage can be slowed. Here is a look...
  • The Signs and Symptoms of Liver Damage

    Liver damage in the form of liver disease is one of the few diseases that has an incidence rate that continues to climb annually. The femur is the longest bone in the human body, the aorta is the largest artery, and the largest and heaviest internal organ is the liver....
  • Treatments for Bladder Cancer

    Your bladder is the balloon-shaped organ in your pelvic area that stores urine. Cancer in the bladder usually begins in the cells that make up its lining. Fortunately, most cases of bladder cancer are diagnosed in the early stages, which means treatments are usually successful. After diagnosis, your doctor...
  • Stages of Bladder Cancer

    Bladder cancer is a type of cancer that begins in your bladder. When you are diagnosed with the condition, the stage of the cancer will also be determined using many different tests and exams. This information will help your doctor to come up with the best possible treatment plan...
  • Bladder Cancer: What is it?

    Bladder cancer is type of cancer that begins in the cells of the bladder, which is the balloon-shaped organ in your pelvic area that stores urine. Bladder cancer is fairly common, with over 70,000 new cases diagnosed each year in the United States. Most cases of bladder cancer are...
  • What Causes Bladder Cancer?

    Bladder Cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the cells that make up the lining of your bladder. There are over 70,000 new cases of bladder cancer diagnosed and 16,000 deaths from the disease each year. Fortunately, this type of cancer is usually caught in the early...
  • What Are The Symptoms Of Bladder Cancer?

    Bladder cancer occurs when the bladder cells start to divide abnormal and chaotic. It can develop at the same time one or more cancers in different regions of the urinary bladder. This cancer can be discovered easily by doctors because of its symptoms. The most common symptoms for bladder...
  • How to Handle Bed Bugs

    The recent increase in bed bug invasions has caused quite a stir. Not only are these crawling insects getting into people’s homes and businesses, they are also becoming quite the nuisance for hotel operators and hospital administrators. Bed bugs do not carry disease, but they are certainly considered a...
  • Living with Narcolepsy

    Fighting daily exhaustion and bouts of slipping into sleep accidentally can be stressful and wear heavily on everyday life. But for those with narcolepsy, it is simply the way that life is. While doctors may prescribe medication for narcolepsy, there is no guarantee those drugs will work. On top...
  • Everything You Need to Know About Narcolepsy

    Narcolepsy is a brain disorder characterized by frequent and overwhelming daytime sleepiness along with occasional bouts of falling asleep accidentally, no matter what the person is doing, although especially during relaxing circumstances.  What is Narcolepsy? To understand narcolepsy, it is important to first understand normal sleep. Most people, when...
  • Alcohol Rehab Centers

    Dealing with alcoholism or an addiction to prescription medications or illicit street drugs is never simple, regardless of the severity of your addiction. If you have become addicted to using any substance or if you have a friend or a loved one in your life you want to help,...
  • Causes Of Alcoholism

    Information Alcohol, or an alcoholic beverage, is a beverage that contains ethanol. These beverages are classified into three groups: beers, wines and spirits. While alcoholic beverages are usually part of social events in many cultures, the neurological effect of alcohol causes governments to regulate the production, sale and consumption...
  • Symptoms Of Alcoholism

    Alcohol Abuse Information Alcohol has long been known as the thief of the mind. Its abuse is one of the worst problems of the 21st century. Although alcohol had already been known in Biblical times (check many references to it both in the Old and New Testaments), it has...
  • 16 Scary Signs You Have A Tumor Growing

    Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, and it manifests itself in many forms in virtually every part of the human body. Often, the specific cause of cancer is unknown and attributed to some combination of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. But there is good news!...