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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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Common Reasons Why Your Heart Is Racing

October 16 2018

Your heart beats 60 to 100 times a minute. Anything faster than that is called tachycardia, which is a swanky medical term for a racing heart. This article will tell you some of the most common reasons why your heart is beating really fast. A heart attack — this is something that comes to mind...


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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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Medical Treatments and Home Remedies for Tonsillitis

October 3 2018

Simply put, tonsillitis is the inflammation of the tonsils which consist of a pair of lymph nodes situated at the back of your throat, one on each side. Working to prevent microbes from entering your body, the tonsils are not impervious to getting infected from time to time. Anyone can get tonsillitis, although it is...


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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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6 Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

September 21 2018

Signs of pancreatic cancer are hard to spot, and early detection is key to survival. Chances are, you rarely give much thought to your pancreas, a glandular organ that helps your body digest food and convert it into energy. Located behind your stomach, the pancreas produces insulin and regulates your body’s hormones that maintain glucose...


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10 Unexpected Side Effects of Diabetes

September 20 2018

When we hear “diabetes,” we tend to think of problems with producing insulin and regulating blood sugar. And that’s definitely a key part of this chronic disease, which affects an estimated 1.2 million Australians. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. “Diabetes is like termites, in that it causes slow, hidden, but significant damage in the...


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