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1.8 Choices You Must Make to Live Successfully with Chronic Illness by Lisa Copen
It's all about choice. The doctor may tell you what your body is doing or how it may react in the future, but you still have choice to make that will impact everything else about your ...
[Added: 22 Mar 2007   Hits: 1371   Words: 568]

2.Why You Need To Know About Stress And Cold Sores by Robert H Black
In this article I want to write about the role stress plays in triggering cold sores, and why it is important we manage our stress levels if we are susceptible to this virus. Why are some people prone to cold ...
[Added: 13 Mar 2007   Hits: 1155   Words: 457]

3.What are the Symptoms of Cold Sores? by Robert H Black
Cold sores are certainly nothing unusual, eight out of ten people show signs of the virus Herpes Simplex, which is the cause of cold sores. The World Health Organization has estimated that 89% of the world's population are potentially affected, with between 20% ...
[Added: 13 Mar 2007   Hits: 1321   Words: 531]

4.Why You Shouldn't Delay In Seeking Treatment For GERD by Dean Caporella
Heartburn and reflux are common to most people but what about GERD? Are you familiar with GERD and if you are, do you understand what it's symptoms are? GERD is short for Gastroesophageal Reflux disease and is a term introduced during the past 20 ...
[Added: 09 Mar 2007   Hits: 1144   Words: 410]

5.Do You Qualify For Lasik Eye Surgery? by Dean Caporella
Lasik eye surgery is still relatively new and while thousands of people have enjoyed the benefits from this type of surgery, it still remains a mystery to many. Questions such as how do I qualify? Is it safe; and what techniques are employed are often asked. This article ...
[Added: 04 Mar 2007   Hits: 2149   Words: 529]

6.Why Asthma Medication Can Save Your Life! by Dean Caporella
Asthma medication comes in many forms however, the two types of treatments which are best known fall under the category of quick relief medicines and asthma control medication. If you are an asthma sufferer, then you'll need to be careful about which ...
[Added: 04 Mar 2007   Hits: 1297   Words: 482]

7.Protecting Your Family from the Avian Flu by Christopher Smith
Fear of an Avian Flu pandemic has reached epic proportions and with good reason. If it becomes a fully mutated strain that is easily transmittable between humans, the result of this sickness on the human population would be disastrous. ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 1262   Words: 421]

8.The Truth about High Cholesterol being a Risk Factor of Heart Disease by John Goh
Over the years, people tend to associate high blood cholesterol to be a cause of heart disease. However, most people do not know the following fact. Total blood cholesterol, which includes both HDL (good) and LDL (bad) cholesterol, is a very inaccurate indicator of heart disease risk. Cholesterol ...
[Added: 10 Feb 2007   Hits: 1038   Words: 418]

9.Sleep Apnea Effects In Overweight Children by Nishanth Reddy
Sleep apnea is recognized as a common condition among overweight children. If your child has sleep apnea, he stops breathing for a period of 10 to 20 seconds during sleep. The interruption of breathing may extend up to 2 minutes. This episode ...
[Added: 09 Feb 2007   Hits: 1063   Words: 621]

10.There is no such thing as a good or bad stretch? Its all in how you do it… by Brad Walker, Exercise Scientist & Sports Trainer
Over the last few months my inbox has been flooded with concerns about which stretches are good and which stretches are bad. In all cases someone has told the inquirer that they shouldn't do this stretch or that stretch, or that this is a ...
[Added: 08 Feb 2007   Hits: 807   Words: 1100]

11.Prevent Back Pain - Four ways by Alwyn Beikoff
Back pain costs industry millions of dollars in lost time. It is one of the major burdens on the health and insurance industries. Millions of people suffer daily misery because of it. Yet most people could avoid it ...
[Added: 05 Feb 2007   Hits: 890   Words: 559]

12.Increase Your Sperm Count and Increase the Chance of Pregnancy by Angela Reynolds
Infertility is a growing problem among couples trying to conceive, and often the problem lies with the man. A low sperm count can translate into infertility, especially in combination with other sperm abnormalities. Studies show that a combination of low sperm ...
[Added: 05 Feb 2007   Hits: 1035   Words: 430]

13.What is Sacro-Iliac Joint Dysfunction? by Dr. Robert V. Duvall, DPT, MPT, ATC, MGFI
The S-I joint is one of the most misunderstood areas of the human body. It has been the source of much controversy in the medical community for many years. Much of the debate relies on the ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 769   Words: 709]

14."Play Better Golf When You Have A Better Back" by Dr. Robert V. Duvall
Low back pain represents one of the most common and costly diagnoses that the health profession manages on a continuous basis. It is one of the most common reasons to visit a physician, physical therapist, or chiropractor. ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 663   Words: 670]

15.Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Immune System by Angela Reynolds
Your body's immune system is responsible for keeping you well. If your immune system is not functioning at its best you will become sick and your body will be unable to fight off diseases. There are some very basic ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 600   Words: 415]

16.The Health Risks Of Abdominal Fat by Angela Reynolds
Abdominal fat has been linked to diabetes, breast cancer, stroke and high blood pressure. For men, especially, a big waistline is a big heart disease risk. Measuring your abdominal fat can help you predict your risk ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 812   Words: 518]

17.Kidney Stones Concern In Pregnant Women by James Davidson
Kidney stone is one of the most popular human disorders. It is an ailment that needs immediate action and proper care. It is remarked as a highly problematic ailment. It tends to grow more severe if remains untreated. It has been believed that women are the life ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 872   Words: 416]

18.Book Review of "Sinus Relief Now" by Dr. Jordan Josephson- Part 2 by Walter Ballenberger
4. Regarding surgery, Dr. Josephson was a pioneer in the procedure called FESS (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery) which is now considered state of the art. This procedure uses an endoscope for both a diagnosis as well as during the surgical procedure. This gives the surgeon an excellent view of the ...
[Added: 21 Jan 2007   Hits: 988   Words: 685]

19.Ureteroscopic Stone Removal Technique by james davidson
Kidney stones are one of the common ailments found theses days. It is a highly problematic ailment that tends to disturb the living style of an individual. Kidneys are vital organs of the body that help in filtration of blood and formation of urine. A normal person's urine contains ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2007   Hits: 1181   Words: 362]

20.Mastoiditis - Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment by Steve Mathew
Definition Mastoiditis can be define as a a bacterial inflammation or infection of the air cells in the bony skull behind the ear region. Mastoiditis is generally a ramification of a middle ear infection . The infection may moved from the ear to the mastoid bone of ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 1331   Words: 544]

21.Histoplasmosis -Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment by Steve Mathew
Definition Histoplasmosis , also called as Darling's disease , is a disease caused when airborne spores of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum are inhaled into the lungs.This infectious disease primarily affects the lungs & sometimes can spread to other parts of the body. This ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 892   Words: 687]

22.Dermatophytosis -Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment by Steve Mathew
Definition Dermatophytosis (also called as tinea) is a superficial fungal infections is normally classified according to location on the body.Dermatophytosis is unique for two reasons: Firstly, no existing tissue is invaded the keratinised stratum corneum is simply colonized. They presence on the keratin ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 2903   Words: 569]

23.Five steps to fixing flatulence by Alwyn Lee Beikoff
Here. Pull my finger… Blaaat! - The flatulence orchestra tunes up. The rear-end musically inclined love to play that joke on kids. We've all laughed at farting jokes and suffered the unpleasant odour from someone's ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 703   Words: 539]

24.Heartburn/Reflux Prevention Tips For Mild Sufferers by Dean Caporella
Why do some people, no matter what they eat, never suffer the pain and discomfort of heartburn and reflux? I marvel and wonder at friends of mine who eat spicy food like it's going out of fashion, consume coffee as if it's about to run out worldwide, and "smoke ...
[Added: 17 Jan 2007   Hits: 945   Words: 543]

25.Disability Frauds And Anonymous Reporting by Javier Fuller
The world houses the good and the bad alike, which explains why there are some people who are unscrupulous enough to represent themselves as disabled so as to derive benefits from the government. These are the people who actually make the government be more ...
[Added: 16 Jan 2007   Hits: 556   Words: 362]

26.Ascariasis -Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment by Steve Mathew
Ascariasis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Definition Ascariasis is an intestinal infection of the small intestine caused by the parasitic Ascaris lumbricoides, a large roundworm. While it is the most general human ...
[Added: 15 Jan 2007   Hits: 803   Words: 700]

27.Using Laser Beams To Stop Smoking by Javier Fuller
To start smoking, you require the help of only one thing- a lighter or a matchstick. You can do it even without that. A fellow smoker with the burning stub will come to your help. Only when the issue of stop smoking gets priority over all ...
[Added: 10 Jan 2007   Hits: 552   Words: 401]

28.Know more about food allergy by Dr Thanis Saksirinukul
Food allergy is one of the most common allergy diseases that found in a child more often than an adult, and found in the young children more often than the adolescent. In adult, this disease founded about 2 % but in a child found ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 551   Words: 683]

29.Switching to a Low Cholesterol Diet by Javier Fuller
Who doesn't crave for health? Who doesn't want to have his sandwich with an extra layer of mayonnaise without caring about the girth around the waist? And who doesn't want to stop thinking about what to eat and what not to? ...
[Added: 05 Jan 2007   Hits: 615   Words: 425]

30.When Going For Spinal Stenosis Surgery… by Javier Fuller
The narrowing of the spaces in the spine backbone results in pressure on the spinal cord and the nerve roots. The narrowing down may involve a small part or a large area of the spine. This narrowing may be a result of an injury to the ...
[Added: 30 Dec 2006   Hits: 571   Words: 407]

31.Running: A Cure for Old Age Disability by Javier Fuller
Life must be wonderful not only in terms of its length but also in terms of quality. But seemingly it is yet to dawn upon most of the world. We keep on letting the life pass waiting ...
[Added: 29 Dec 2006   Hits: 602   Words: 444]

32.Treat Your Allergies Naturally by Chris Chenoweth
The most effective, least expensive, and healthiest treatment for allergies is always avoidance, yet many people will choose medications and vaccinations, despite their dangers and drawbacks. There are many methods to help with avoidance. Using any of these methods is helpful in ...
[Added: 25 Dec 2006   Hits: 934   Words: 712]

33.Various forms of Influenza Viruses by Vinay Choubey
Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease of birds and mammals caused by an RNA virus of the family Orthomyxoviridae (the influenza viruses). In people, common symptoms are fever, sore throat, muscle ...
[Added: 24 Dec 2006   Hits: 664   Words: 650]

34.Higher risk coronary artery disease among the south Asians. by SAHC
Here are the statistics that support that there is a high risk among south Asians for the coronary heart disease. CAD Statistics: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is a Global Epidemic among South Asians • CAD strikes South Asians at a four-fold rate ...
[Added: 24 Dec 2006   Hits: 624   Words: 329]

35.Always Get Your Blood Sugar Levels Tested To Monitor Diabetes by Javier Fuller
It is estimated that there are at least 16 million Americans who are diabetic. This is an alarming figure in itself but when one considers the fact that often people who are suffering from diabetes have virtually no ...
[Added: 13 Dec 2006   Hits: 223   Words: 321]

36.Simple Tips For Preventing Heartburn by Dean Caporella
Heartburn affects millions of people worldwide. An interesting debate recently suggested that in many cases, the incidence heartburn could have been lessened if people only took some commonsense precautions. Preventing Heartburn Okay, ...
[Added: 12 Dec 2006   Hits: 437   Words: 503]

37.Important Information on Sleep Disorders by Richard Chapo
Of course, most of our sleep related problems occur at night. During the nighttime many diseases strike rather than the daytime, including a stroke, heart attack and asthma just to name a few. Some form of ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2006   Hits: 182   Words: 432]

38.Important Information on Insomnia Sleeping Disorder by Richard Chapo
If a person finds that they have an inability to sleep or are unable to sleep for a reasonable period of time then they are considered to have insomnia. People who suffer from insomnia sleeping disorder typically complain of being unable to close ...
[Added: 08 Dec 2006   Hits: 267   Words: 392]

39.Useful Information on Sleeping Disorders by Richard Chapo
Anyone suffering from a related sleep disorder condition can find an immense amount of important information on sleeping disorders which can help them become familiar with their condition or that of a loved one's condition. For sleeping disorders the information is practically endless and essential for anyone who wants ...
[Added: 07 Dec 2006   Hits: 229   Words: 405]

40.Is Low Cholesterol Level Bad for Health? by Javier Fuller
Cholesterol is not good for health. Or so, we have been told. But that may not be the whole truth. If you thought that having as low cholesterol as possible is the way to go, the impression needs to be corrected. Studies ...
[Added: 06 Dec 2006   Hits: 199   Words: 388]

41.National HIV Testing Day by Kate Miller
Founded in 1983, National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is an annual campaign by the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA-US). It is the oldest coalition of people living with HIV/AIDS in the world and the ...
[Added: 06 Dec 2006   Hits: 310   Words: 417]

42.Tips to Prevent Heartburn in Pregnancy by Kristen Eichmann
During pregnancy, common everyday ailments tend to feel worse, especially during the first and third trimesters. Heartburn is no different. Heartburn is a common ailment, and during pregnancy it tends to surface even more. Most women experience ...
[Added: 04 Dec 2006   Hits: 241   Words: 432]

43.Beneficial and Comfortable Self-Treatment of Hemorrhoids is Easy by Pippin Lowe
Hemorrhoids is the chronic health problem few people want to talk about. And yet, by the age of 50 nearly 50 percent of the adult population has suffered from them. Technically speaking hemorrhoids are varicose veins of the anal region. And though our lifestyle of improper eating habits, having ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006   Hits: 345   Words: 428]

44.Overview On Bird Flu H5N1 Virus by Javier Fuller
The bird flu viruses are mostly subtypes of Influenza Virus A. There are several H5 and H7 subtypes of the 'influenza A' virus that cause bird flu among the birds. The wild fowls are considered to be the ...
[Added: 01 Dec 2006   Hits: 192   Words: 460]

45.Bird Flu Threat Case In Europe by Javier Fuller
Why the health authorities are too scary about this virus H5N1? It reminds some of the health researchers and scientists about the Black Death (Bubonic Plague) that broke out in China in 1300 and quickly spread to ...
[Added: 23 Nov 2006   Hits: 213   Words: 443]

46.Can You List Symptoms Of Bird Flu Pandemic? by Javier Fuller
Bird flu is creating a wide spread pandemic in the South East Asian countries. More so, the possibility of it being spread to other parts of the world cannot be neglected. The virus responsible for more than hundreds ...
[Added: 22 Nov 2006   Hits: 200   Words: 483]

47.Cholesterol Calculation And Tests: A Key To Healthy Life by Javier Fuller
Calculating cholesterol becomes mandatory for one who is above forty. Yes, despite being an essential component of our body, excess of it could affect our body adversely and it gets deposited in more than required amount. Cholesterol once ...
[Added: 22 Nov 2006   Hits: 193   Words: 458]

48.Nail Fungus – a quick guide by James Hunaban
So, how do you know if you have nail fungus? Well, the signs to look out for are brittleness, thickening, discoloration, crumbling, and a nail that has changed shape. Nail Fungus also named Onychomycosis is stated to be ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2006   Hits: 448   Words: 394]

49.A Complete Overview On Ear Nose And Throat Hematomas by Javier Fuller
One of the most common injuries to the nose is a nasal fracture or broken nose. This usually is caused by blunt trauma to the nose (as in case where a baseball or elbow hits it). ...
[Added: 15 Nov 2006   Hits: 331   Words: 583]

50.Abdominal mesothelioma and people affecting by this by Robert Albert
An abdominal mesothelioma is a different type of cancer that affects in the lung and was caused due to asbestos. The abdominal mesothelioma patients generally found on caol mines and industries where fibers are used. ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2006   Hits: 394   Words: 446]

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