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The Most Common Symptoms Of Hashimoto’s Disease

February 16 2018

Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune condition in which the body’s immune system attacks the thyroid gland. This leads to inflammation and destruction of thyroid tissue, reducing its ability to produce the hormones that coordinate many of the body’s essential functions. Hashimoto’s usually causes hypothyroidism – when the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone –...


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10 Foods You Think Are Healthy But Actually Do More Harm Than Good

February 15 2018

Healthy foods full of promises are on the rise and are more popular than ever, but some so-called healthy foods bring more harm than good. How many of these do you consume every day as part of your healthy diet? 10. Fruit juice That carton of fruit juice we all love is not really made of fruit — just delicious chemicals that give the perfect fruit...


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How To Spot A Brain Aneurysm Before It’s Too Late

February 10 2018

Lisa Colagrossi, a mother of two and a respected network news journalist, was experiencing the worst headache of her life. “She said it felt like her head was going to explode,” recalls her husband, Todd Crawford. Along with her awful headache, Colagrossi had a stiff neck, a tingling sensation in her face, and sensitivity to...


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Ovarian Cancer Signs & Symptoms: What You Should Know

February 1 2018

It’s officially Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Every woman needs to know the symptoms of ovarian cancer. Make sure you do. It can be difficult to diagnose ovarian cancer because the symptoms are ones that many women will have from time to time, and they are often symptoms of less serious and more common health problems. But...


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Tips To Prevent Heat-Related Illness

January 27 2018

Extreme heat can affect anybody. Those most at risk are older people, young children and people with a medical condition. In fact, heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster. Heat stress occurs when our body is unable to cool itself enough to maintain a healthy temperature. Normally, the body cools itself by sweating, but...


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5 Health Tests You Should Have This Year

January 9 2018

Don’t forget to make your appointments for these life-saving checkups! Skin cancer check Skin cancers affect two-thirds of Australians before the age of 70. Regular skin checks can catch them early. Left undetected, they can be life-threatening. Diabetes check Type 2 diabetes is a growing problem in Australia and is more likely to affect those...


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7 Signs You Could Have Kidney Stones–and When to See a Doctor

December 26 2017

You can’t miss the sudden, intense pain. Here’s what else to watch for. Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone knows how miserable it can make you feel. Kidney stones develop when high levels of salt and other minerals in the urine stick together. Over time, these congealed bits can form stones ranging in size from...


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How Texting Can Seriously Mess Up Your Spine

December 23 2017

If you’re the type of person who’s constantly glued to your phone, be warned: Looking down at your screen can be the equivalent of putting up to 60 pounds of extra weight on your spine, according to a new analysis published in the journal Surgical Technology International. You already know that the caved shoulders habit is bad posture and a recipe for back pain. But turns out,...


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Are You Insulin Resistant?

December 15 2017

Insulin resistance is a problem that can increase a person’s risk of diabetes, obesity, heart disease, cancer, and so many others. It happens when there is too much insulin present in the blood as your body no longer responds to it. Since insulin is vital for the conversion of glucose into fuel that the cells...


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Health Risks Linked to Migraines

December 9 2017

If you get migraines, you may be more likely to suffer from one of these related conditions. If you get migraine headaches, you have a higher risk of also having one of several other health conditions. Or, you might be at greater risk for developing another condition in the future. Migraines have been tied to concerns...


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