Monthly Archives: August 2014

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How Men and Women Differ with Hypertension

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hypertensionWhat is Hypertension?
Hypertension also commonly known as high blood pressure is such a condition in human body where the arteries are continuously increasing the pressure of the blood. Hypertension has many adverse effects namely failure of kidney, stroke which is also known as heart attack. It can damage certain organs inside human bodies and cause several other illnesses. Some of the major causes of Hypertension are stress, smoking, obesity, aging, deficiency in Vitamin C, insufficient intake of calcium, intake of excessive salt, alcohol, and family history. Read More…

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Awareness and Importance of National Asbestos Awareness Day

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Asbestos-awarenessAsbestos is a big hazard. Inhalation of these fibers can lead to severe medical conditions which are responsible for roughly 4,500 deaths annually in the United Kingdom. Major diseases caused by breathing this silicate mineral are the following:

  1. Malignant Mesothelioma (always lethal)
  2. Lung Cancer (almost incurable)
  3. Asbestosis (not fatal all the time but Read More…
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Pacemaker Medical IDs Helping You; More than Your Health

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pacemaker medical idOur illnesses are our own, unless you always have someone who knows about your condition with you all the time. However, we all know that is not possible, at least not all the time. That is why having a medical identification card, commonly known as a Medical ID, is necessary for anyone who has a health condition.

The cardiac system hold one of the more dangerous health problems known to man. This is mainly the case because of how they can strike at any moment. It does not warn you nor an aura is actually present. It happens when it feels like happening.

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Vacationing with Psoriasis, Safety Tips

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Psoriasis Safety TipsPsoriasis is not an easy thing to deal with. Apart from the embarrassment that may occur with those itchy, red scaly spots, traveling can be an invitation for a flare-up. Because these often have to do with specific conditions, it’s important to be aware of various factors that can contribute to a worsening condition. Some of the typical things that can cause skin to get worse include infections, stress, changes in weather, and particular medicines.

That being said, vacations don’t need Read More…

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How Breastfeeding Benefits You and Your Baby’s Health?

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Breast milk is considered as one of the basic necessities for babies as it caters a lot of nutritional elements to their bodies and fulfills the nutrients requirements in an effective manner. Both the physical and mental conditions can be effectively maintained by means of feeding breast milk to babies and this is the reason that maximum mothers are highly recommended to feed breast milk to their babies. Necessary vitamins and minerals gained from this milk are highly essential for maintaining the growth and overall health of the babies. Mothers need to feed breast milk to the babies Read More…

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