How To Identify An Eating Disorder

Eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia are serious illnesses that many women suffer from. Yes, there are some men who also suffer from eating disorders, but the majority of victims are women. There is a lot of pressure from our society today to look a certain way or to be a certain size and it can take a toll on a person. Unfortunately, some women want so
March 5, 2014 | Filed Under Diseases | Leave a Comment 

What Are The Symptoms of Eczema?

Eczema is a medical term that is attached to a vast amount of skin conditions. It is also often referred to as dermatitis. Many medical terms derive from Greek words. “Eczema” is Greek, and it simply means an eruption. When applied to define a skin condition, it is referring to the rashes, redness, bumps, crusting and flaking commonly associated wi
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5 Ways To Holistically Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Are you S.A.D.? Seasonal Affective Disorder, or S.A.D., resembles depression. The cause is the lack of serotonin production throughout the fall and winter seasons in many parts of the United States, and the world. Without appropriate amounts of sunlight, your body is not able to produce the same amount of serotonin. A limited ability to be outside in nature w
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The Symptoms, Causes, And Types of Brain Damage

I never did think I had brain damage. –Leon Spinks In one of the greatest upsets in boxing history, Leon Spinks defeated Muhammad Ali and won the World Heavyweight Title on February 15, 1978 in Las Vegas Nevada. His career boxing record was a total of 46 fights, 26 wins, 14 wins by KO, 17 losses and 3 draws. He also competed in the Olympic games in 1976 and
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Fever

Fever is not a disease. It is a symptom. When any bacterial or viral infection enters our body, it puts up its defence. In. such a situation, the temperature of our body rises. This we call fever. There is a breakdown of the body protein and loss of other nutrients as well. For this reason, and because there is usually a loss of appetite and consequent diminis
August 10, 2009 | Filed Under Diseases | Leave a Comment 

Advil

To conclude if your baby is teething or not you must ask few questions to yourself. Whether she becoming visible to be fussier? Is she weeping at dark? Does she stick to you? Is she oozing in extreme quantities? Is she gnawing up on her hand or things? Have her gums turned red and swollen? Is she demanding extra breast otherwise bottle feeding? Conversely, doe
April 12, 2008 | Filed Under Diseases | Leave a Comment 

Adrenal Disorders

Definition Presenting signs and symptoms of adrenal disorders are those of excessive or insufficient hormone production. Addison’s disease implies adrenal gland damage thus causing aldosterone, adrenal androgen, and cortisol deficiency. Overproduction can be that of glucocorticoid (Cushing syndrome), mineralocorticoid, or catecholamine. Symptoms Adrenal
July 3, 2007 | Filed Under Diseases | Leave a Comment 

Asthma Information

Bronchial asthma is the most serious allergic disease, and often fatal. The bronchial tubes are narrowed by spasmodic contractions and they secrete an excess of mucus. Hence breathing becomes difficult. The victim wheezes and coughs and feels as if his chest were caught in a vice. An asthmatic attack may last for minutes, hours, or days. The spasm of the bronc
August 16, 2006 | Filed Under Diseases | Leave a Comment 

Diarrhea in babies

This can be very serious, because infants are so easily dehydrated. In treating infectious diarrhea in infants, doctors often tell mothers to omit milk from the diet and replace it with ‘clear fluids’, ‘including carbonated beverages, juices and soups such as chicken and beef broth. However, many such fluids contain so much sugar or salt that
August 6, 2006 | Filed Under Diseases | Leave a Comment 

‘Chewing-gum’ diarrhea

A 66-year-old woman who was a patient of two doctors in Miami Beach, had a three-month history of severe chronic diarrhea, having to go to the toilet between 12 and 50 times a day. Yet, there was no mucus, blood, cramp, fever nutritional deficiency or other signs of real illness. X-rays and probes of various kinds revealed nothing of interest. Making it all th
July 4, 2006 | Filed Under Diseases | Leave a Comment 

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