Diseases and Prevention

Understanding Borderline Diabetes

Borderline diabetes is also known as pre-diabetes. This is a state where the blood contains high levels of sugar; however, at this level, you are not regarded to have the disease yet. Most pre-diabetic individuals do not realize that they are facing the danger of developing diabetes. According to…

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Spring Cold vs Season Allergy: Which One Do You Have?

Spring may be upon us, but you’d be wrong to think that the cold season is over. In fact, the weather may be getting warmer, but viruses and respiratory infections are still very likely to catch you off guard — perhaps even more so than in the dead of winter.

The reason for that is very simple…

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The Looming Zika Pandemic

Identified in 1947 in Uganda, Zika has been sidelined in medical research for decades. It is not until the 2013 outbreak, that Zika became a real health threat. There are now worldwide concerns relating to travel and birth defects credited to the disease. Over 40…

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Bulimia: Facts You Probably Never Knew

The world is full of mysterious, interesting, queer, strange, scary and detrimental ailments and medical conditions. Bulimia is just one of them; however, this eating disorder has attracted a lot of attention of both medical experts and ordinary people over the past decades.

Typically, the…

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Arrhythmia: You May Have It without Being Aware of It

Arrhythmia is a medical condition which means to have a certain abnormality in heartbeat (a normal heartbeat is considered to be 50 to 100 beats per minute). Arrhythmia can happen within the range a normal heart rate as well as with a low heart rate which is known as bradyarrhythmia

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How to Manage Genital Herpes Symptoms

Genital herpes is one of the most common and contagious sexually transmitted diseases in the world. Most cases of genital herpes infections are caused by herpes simplex virus. The infected people usually develop skin sores around their sexual organs and may also feel symptoms such as tenderness, fatigue…

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Using Pets to Fight Mental Illness

Pets are an important aspect of society. They are often afforded more respect and consideration than some human beings. And this can be imputed to all the joy pets inject into an individual's life.

However, while one cannot deny the comfort a pet can bring into one’s life, these creatures…

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Yoga as a Means of Fighting Hypertension

Yoga is native to the traditional Indian culture. However, the activity has found new life in the Western world. The draw of Yoga isn't merely the hype that celebrities create around it, though a number of people have admittedly taken up the activity primarily because of the celebrity voices that…

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7 Tips on How to Protect Yourself from Heart-Related Diseases

Diseases that affect the heart are responsible for thousands of deaths every single day. In the United States alone, more than 600,000 people die of heart-related illnesses every year. Among the most common reasons why people develop heart disease include unhealthy habits, not exercising regularly,…

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Kidney Stones: 4 Natural Ways of Keeping Them at Bay

Kidney stones or renal lithiasis can be a very painful condition, and anyone who has had them in the past knows just how uncomfortable they are. According to research, about ten percent of all adults will be diagnosed with this condition at least once in their lifetime. In the USA alone more than…

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