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The Dangers of High Blood Pressure

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It’s pretty common knowledge that high blood pressure, also known as essential hypertension, is not a good thing. It’s important to be aware of your blood pressure measurements.  Generally, resting blood pressures measuring over 140 on the top number and over 88 on the bottom...
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Why Yo-Yo Dieting Isn’t Healthy

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Dieting can have an array of health benefits.  Certain types of dieting can cause a person’s body more harm than good. One type that can be detrimental to your health is yo-yo dieting. What exactly is yo-yo dieting? Yo-yo dieting is when a person loses weight then gains it back...
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When It’s Not a Heart Attack: Other Causes for Chest Pain

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On average, about 6 million people experience chest pain in the United States each year. Chest pain is scary, especially when you’re unsure of the cause. Right off the bat, many people are worried that they’re having a heart attack or experiencing cardiac arrest.  Chest pain can...
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Bone Conditions You May Not Know About

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When it comes to bone health issues, osteoporosis is most likely the condition that comes to mind. However, there are many other serious bone issues that can develop in people, and unlike osteoporosis some of these conditions cannot be prevented or changed with lifestyle changes....
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Tips to Stay Properly Hydrated on a Daily Basis

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As you probably know, hydration is important; it is essential to living a healthy life. Your body needs water to work, maintain temperature, remove waste, and lubricate your joints. What you may not know is that 75 percent of Americans have chronic dehydration, according to the...
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What To Do About Your Snoring

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Are you a snorer? Does your snoring keep you or a loved one up at night? Around 45 percent of adults snore regularly, which means there’s a good chance you snore if you’re reading this. Snoring can be caused by a number of different reasons, varying from a cold to sleep apnea. If...
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Relief for Upper Respiratory Illnesses

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Spring has sprung but that doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods just yet when it comes to cold and flu season. Upper respiratory illnesses (URI) are common in the early spring, just like the fall and winter seasons. The upper respiratory system includes the mouth, nose, sinuses,...
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The 101 on Sodium (Dietary Salt)

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Dietary salt, or sodium, isn’t bad for most persons. Sodium is an essential part of a person’s diet.  It helps the body perform many different functions. Moderation is the key when considering the amount a person should consume. Believe it or not, too little sodium in a person’s...
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What A Pain: Headache Types and Management for Them

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Each year, around 45 million Americans complain about headaches.  It is one of the ailments people complain about the most. Approximately 8 million people per year make a trip to the doctor to seek diagnosis and management for headaches.  Making a correct diagnosis is the most...
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The Basics About Fatty Liver Disease

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 10 Americans have some form of liver disease.  About 25 percent of Americans have some degree of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD is the buildup of extra fat in the liver cells that is not...
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How Do Gallstones Occur?

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Abdominal pain is one of the most common complaints people tell their doctors. There are numerous causes for such pain, many of which will resolve on their own over time. Some abdominal pains can be more complicated, troubling, and even life-threatening. One such cause of...
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