Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Why Sleep Apnea Patients Needs Medical Bracelets

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sleep-apnea-braceletPatients that suffer the night condition of Sleep Apnea may be less aware they have the condition than their partners do. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is when airflow stops and becomes blocked during sleep. Fortunately, in most cases the brain will alert your body to its sudden lack of oxygen and wake you up or cause your body to snore or snort loudly to open up this air channel. As any partner will testify, the sudden snorting and snoring sound that precedes ten frightening and worrying seconds following a short period when the other partner stops breathing can be terrifying.

However, many of us sleep alone and how would you know if you have sleep apnea? In the worst cases a medical bracelet is highly recommended and may even be demanded by your doctor, because you never know one day it may save your life. Read More…

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Tips And Strategies On How To Easily Deal With Lupus Symptoms

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If you’ve recently discovered that you are suffering from Lupus, or you suspect that your symptoms may be related to Lupus, this article is intended to give you information about what you can do to decrease the pain caused by this disease. In each section, we will go over what you can do to relieve yourself of painful symptoms, or handle side effects from certain treatments.

Handling Early Lupus Symptoms

Do you often wake with aching joints and muscles? Are you faced each day with a Lupus rash? Are you noticing increase in hair loss or seeing more hair in the shower or sink? When dealing with aching joints right off the bat, you should try to come up with a small list of things that you want to have done each day. Don’t try to do everything at once. Read More…

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Understanding Breast Cancer Risk and How to Lower It

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woman with pink cancer awareness ribbonThe human body is made up of a large number of cells that vary in size, shape and function which is controlled by our DNA. Each and every cell in our body is programmed to perform specific duties over a certain period of time – die out.

This is usually done in an organized manner. Nevertheless, if our cells are carcinogens, or ionizing radiation, for instance, the DNA could become damaged creating in this once process. Said an alternative way, if the rate of new cell growth overcomes the rate of cell death, tumors can develop. If these kinds of cells invade and damage  surrounding tissues, the cell growth is without question cancerous.

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10 Tips to Lower Cholesterol and Protect Your Heart

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Cholesterol Dangerous Level Measuring Risk Heart Disease StrokeProtecting your heart is incredibly important, and even if you are not already having heart problems, lowering your cholesterol now can allow you to increase your chances of avoiding heart-related problems throughout the rest of your life. Lowering your cholesterol now is actually much easier than you would think, and can be started by making a few changes in your life. This article will cover some of the top 10 ways that you will be able to lower your cholesterol now and protect your heart for the future.

 1. Eat “Heart-Healthy” Foods

There are plenty of different types of foods that will allow you to lower your cholesterol. One of the most popular is Cheerios, but there are many more available.

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Lupus Awareness Month

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October is lupus awareness month and it is approaching us very fast. However, October should not be the only month that the lupus disease is brought to light and people are made aware of this health problem. Lupus disease is an immune disease that is incurable and mostly affects females. There are many different symptoms of this disease that people need to be aware of such as the lupus rash, headaches, mouth ulcers, depression and anemia. Read More…

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