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What Is Hypertension, and How Do You Manage It?

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Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects about 70 million American adults and often does not come with any warning signs. When your blood pressure rises too high for an extended period of time, it can lead to serious consequences, like heart attacks, stroke, aneurysms, and weakened blood vessels in your kidneys. Your likelihood of getting diagnosed with this condition increases if you are overweight, smoke tobacco, consume too much sodium, or drink too much alcohol.…

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How Tendonitis Might Be the Cause of Your Wrist Pain

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If you have been experiencing a lot of pain in one or both of your wrists lately, you may want to consider visiting a hand doctor to determine the cause of the pain. Wrist pain can be a result of numerous problems; however, there is a good chance that you might be suffering from tendonitis. Tendonitis can be very painful and cause stiffness and mobility issues, but it can also be treated relatively easily.…

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How Palliative Care Can Make You Happier And Healthier If You Are Depressed from Your Chronic Illness

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Suffering from a chronic illness can be overwhelming, painful, and depressing, but you don’t have to feel like this. Palliative care is a service you can obtain that is designed solely for improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. This service combines a variety of services into one, and it can help you prevent all of the serious risks associated with depression, which is a common result of living with a chronic illness.…

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Chemotherapy Safety Precautions For Home Carers

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Doctors have used chemotherapy to treat cancer patients for several decades, and physicians now use many types of chemotherapy medication. Doctors can administer chemo drugs in a clinic or hospital, but many people also receive treatment at home. In any case, if you need to look after somebody who is having chemotherapy treatment, you need to know how to protect other people from the chemotherapy medication contamination. Find out what you need to do here.…

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3 Tips For Transitioning To Treatment With A Pain Management Facility

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The push for more doctors to refer their patients to pain management facilities in lieu of in-house pain treatment can be difficult for some patients. As a patient who is new to treatment by a pain management facility, there are ways to make the transition easier. Understand Your Contract Someone at the clinic will likely explain your pain management contract before you sign the form. Make sure you thoroughly understand how facilities work and your responsibilities as a patient.…

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Mollified by Moles? Try These Safe, Effective At-Home Removal Solutions

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For some people, a mole is merely one of many distinct features that helps to enhance their appearance and add a unique appeal. Other people, however, may feel differently by the presence of one or more moles on their face or body and desperately want to do away with them.  If you would like to rid yourself of a mole that you find unflattering or uncomfortable to live with, you may be surprised to know that your home’s pantry or medicine chest may already hold a safe, effective removal solution.…

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Can Vision Therapy Benefit Your Child?

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If your child has recently been diagnosed with strabismus (crossed eyes), amblyopia (“lazy eye”), or another condition that can impede vision or focus, you may be wondering about his or her available options. Untreated vision problems can often manifest themselves in poor grades, behavioral issues, or even exclusion from social groups, so it’s important to find a workable solution for your child as quickly as possible. Glasses can often provide some benefit for the nearsighted or farsighted child – however, for those dealing with issues affecting the ability to focus or move their eyes, further intervention may be necessary.…

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Is A Cup Of Coffee Good For Your Oral Health?

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Americans love their coffee, and 54 percent of American adults drink coffee at least once a day. What’s more, the average coffee drinker consumes more than 3 cups of coffee a day. As such, it’s important to understand the effects this popular beverage can have on your oral health. Find out if your daily cup of coffee is good for you, and learn more about the side effects this popular drink could have on your health.…

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After The Injury: Signs You Might Have A Hairline Fracture

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If you injure your foot, it is often easy to tell if you have a broken bone– bruising, intense swelling, misshapen areas and the fact you heard a pop or a snap could all indicate a broken bone. If you have pain but did not hear a sound, you might assume it is a sprain. However, sometimes intense pain can also be caused by a hairline fracture in one of your bones.…

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What Every Parent Needs To Know About Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions

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An alarming 50 million Americans may be at risk of having a life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Insect sting allergies cause 40-100 deaths every year, and it is believed that 8% of children under age three in the United States have food allergies. Given these statistics, it is crucial that all parents know how to recognize the symptoms of anaphylaxis and what to do if they suspect their children have this life-threatening reaction to an allergen.…

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