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What Are Asthma Triggers?

October 17 2018

A trigger is something that sets off or starts asthma symptoms. Everyone’s asthma is different, and everyone has different triggers. For most people with asthma, triggers are only a problem when their asthma is not well-controlled with medicine. There are lots of different triggers, and they might be something that you: catch (cold or flu);...


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9 Surprising Reasons You’re So Gassy

October 15 2018

If much to your own chagrin, you’ve ever accidentally let one (OK, several) rip in public, you’re not alone. Battling a discretionary war on burps and farts can be trying-and that’s true for all of us. Despite our avid denials, each of us passes upwards of about one litre of gas, 14 times a day...


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9 Serious Conditions That Mimic Heartburn

October 10 2018

Heartburn-like pain is a common symptom of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). But several other conditions can cause a burning feeling in your chest. Most of the time, your doctor will be able to identify whether you have heartburn or GORD by doing tests. Here are nine other conditions that can cause heartburn-like pain.   Heart disease Angina,...


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Parts of the Body Damaged by High Blood Pressure (Aside From the Heart)

October 9 2018

It’s no secret that having uncontrolled high blood pressure can damage the heart in the long run because it causes the ticker to pump harder and faster than usual just to make sure that every cell, tissue and organ in the body is supplied with oxygen-containing blood. However, doctors say that high blood pressure is...


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8 Surprising Reasons You Feel Nauseous

October 5 2018

Can’t shake that queasy feeling? Here’s how to feel better in no time. There’s nothing worse than when you start to get that sick, queasy feeling deep in the pit of your stomach. If you’re not already puking (the absolute worst), it can leave you feeling dizzy, disoriented, and down for the count until you...


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How To Tell If You May Have An Ulcer

October 4 2018

Basically, an ulcer is a sore that develops in the lining of the stomach or duodenum, which is a part of the small intestine that is right next to the stomach. Medical experts say that an ulcer is usually caused by excessive digestive acids. However, it can also be due to bacteria, intake of certain...


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Breast Cancer; What Is It?

October 2 2018

What is Breast Cancer? Breast Cancer; you may be familiar with the words, but do you actually know what it is? Well, all tissues in our body are made from cells, including the breasts. Cancer starts in the cells which make up the tissues. In normal circumstances cells grow and divide as our body requires...


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8 Probiotic Foods That Boost Immunity and Improve Digestion

October 1 2018

If you think bacteria are synonymous with “germs,” think again. Probiotics, or the live “good” bacteria that hang out in your gut, are the buzziest new word on the block. But what exactly are probiotics, anyway? While it’s true that certain types of microorganisms can wreak havoc on your immune system, probiotics can actually help...


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Bloating 101: Why You Feel Bloated

September 27 2018

  Bloating, gassiness and abdominal discomfort aren’t limited to the occasional feast. In some cases, bloating can become severe enough that it causes distention or a perceptible swelling of the abdomen. Bloating and gas are usually tied to what and how you eat, so a few simple changes may help. Keep Bloating at Bay Here are...


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13 Bad Brain Health Habits

September 26 2018

We all have some bad habits, but some of these bad habits can harm your brain. Not Sleeping Enough Skimping on sleep is one of those bad habits. Those who do not get enough Zzzs are more likely to get dementia and Alzheimer’s compared to those who get adequate sleep. Lack of sleep in older...


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