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101.Ways To Show Your Support of the Alzheimer's Patient and Caregiver by James Ellison
At some period in your life, somebody you know may become impacted by Alzheimer's disease. And if it is a close friend or family member, you can display your support of the Alzheimer's patient and the health professional through ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 270   Words: 532]

102.Do You Realize What Alzheimer's Is? by James Ellison
Most people have found out about Alzheimer's disease along with a specified expectation of what, exactly it means. It is well noted that it affects memory loss. But have you ever asked yourself what Alzheimer's Disease really is? Alzheimer's disease is a kind of ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 321   Words: 714]

103.What Hypertension Means To You by James Ellison
The trouble with high blood pressure today is it is so common and talked about so often that many people don't seem to treat it with the respect it merits. High blood pressure or hypertension is a killer and should be dealt with as a ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 258   Words: 502]

104.Your Guide To Managing Your High Blood Pressure by James Ellison
What Is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is the pressure of blood in contact with the walls of the arteries. It is registered as two numbers, as the heart beats (the systolic pressure) over as the heart relaxes between beats (the diastolic pressure). This process of assigning number is written ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 293   Words: 511]

105.Physical Exercise and High Blood Pressure by James Ellison
Fitness exercise is an bodily function that comes at the bottom of many individuals to do list; when it needs to be at the top. It is important as it helps to keep our heart healthy, assists in maintaining our blood pressure inside normal limits and gives us a ...
[Added: 02 Sep 2006   Hits: 242   Words: 494]

106.A Layman's Guide To Sleep Apnea by Rudy Watkins
Sleep apnea (also spelled "apnoea") occurs when breathing stops while sleeping. These breathing interruptions are known as "apneas" and usually last for 10 seconds or more, many time over the course of the night. People who suffer with sleep apnea ...
[Added: 01 Sep 2006   Hits: 247   Words: 342]

107.Monitor The Symptoms Of High Blood Pressure Carefully by Javier Fuller
The American statistics are staggering. Around 50 Millions of Americans are the patients of high blood pressure. And 30% of these patients do not even know that they have this silent killer disease within them! Can something be done ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 199   Words: 421]

108.What Eye Problems Result From Albinism by Jacob Mabille
Albinism refers to a group of inherited conditions. People with albinism have little or no pigment in the eyes, skin and hair. Besides looking different, which may cause social problems, albinos also have various impairments. In the most severe form ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 703   Words: 378]

109.What to do When the Air Brings You Down by Jacob Mabille
Why do millions of people choose to make their allergies worse instead of better? Sounds hard to believe, but it happens everyday. Whether allergies affect you year-round or during seasonal changes, allergies equal fatigue, congestion, sinus infections ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 239   Words: 995]

110.The New and Improved Cholesterol Ratio by Jacob Mabille
In the past, doctors have focused on the ratio of our good cholesterol (HDL) to our total cholesterol but, in today's medical community, there is growing consensus that a closer look at bad cholesterol (LDL) is our best management ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 348   Words: 557]

111.Exercise and IBS: What's the Connection? by Jacob Mabille
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder which causes the bowels or the gut to be oversensitive. This increase in sensitivity causes a variety of uncomfortable symptoms, which includes excessive gas, stomach cramps and pains, bloating of the abdomen, constipation, and diarrhea. ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 314   Words: 419]

112.Find Your Menopause Supplement Today! by Melissa Ream
Due to the number of changes a woman's body goes through when faced with menopause, a number of manufacturers have developed supplements to help ease some of that discomfort. These menopause supplements are specifically designed to offer relief with several key ingredients. One of these ingredients is a ...
[Added: 25 Aug 2006   Hits: 225   Words: 406]

113.8 Tips to Lower Risks of Heart Disease Starting From Young by Ng Peng Hock
In 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that cardiovascular diseases caused 29.2% of total global deaths and predicted that it would be the leading cause of death in developing countries by 2010. However, coronary ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 446   Words: 662]

114.Salt Is a "Poison" That Can Lead To Heart Diseases! by Ng Peng Hock
Sodium is essential for cell function as it maintains the electrolyte balance in the body, which regulates the flow of fluids such as water and blood. Sodium depletion is usually associated with dehydration. British's Institute of Food Research indicated that active people can lose up to eight litres of sweat ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 377   Words: 404]

115.Finding An Effective Natural Remedy For Fibromyalgia by Matt Ream
Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness that may affect any area of the body, but is most commonly found in the shoulders, neck, back, pelvic girdle and hands. In an effort to avoid the serious side effects and the addictive nature ...
[Added: 15 Aug 2006   Hits: 262   Words: 420]

116.What to Do About Frequent Headaches by Jared Winston
Experiencing frequent headaches can take a great toll on a person's life. For instance, even minor headaches can be a distraction that lowers your ability to function on a day-to-day basis. More severe headaches may entirely immobilize you for hours or days at a time. Obviously, if headaches ...
[Added: 12 Aug 2006   Hits: 224   Words: 540]

117.What Causes High Blood Pressure? by Terry Edwards
You may have heard that high blood pressure is often called a silent killer. That's a pretty good description for it to. Without having it checked regularly, you run the risk of having high blood pressure and not knowing it which in turn can cause ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 237   Words: 518]

118.Types and Symptoms of Crohn's Disease by John Wiley
The disease that we refer to today as Crohn's Disease has been called by other names in other times and places. Bloody Flux Dysentery Diarrhea Disease Terminal Ileitis Crohn's, by any name, is a chronic disease ...
[Added: 02 Aug 2006   Hits: 235   Words: 317]

119.FAQ's Relating to Crohn's Disease by John Wiley
When a person is first informed that he has Crohn's Disease, he will have a lot of questions. He will be frightened and he will become depressed. Simply knowing the answers to his questions can help calm him and soothe him. Question: Is Crohn's Disease fatal? Am I going ...
[Added: 25 Jul 2006   Hits: 287   Words: 332]

120.Diagnosing Crohn's Disease by Anik Singal
We are all guilty of self diagnosis. We tend to take a "wait and see attitude" with regard to our health at times. A patient usually sees a doctor after he has experienced a week or more of ...
[Added: 24 Jul 2006   Hits: 305   Words: 337]

121.Crohn's Disease Defined by Anik Singal
The dictionary defines Crohn's Disease as: "ileitis that typically involves the distal portion of the ileum, often spreads to the colon, and is characterized by diarrhea, cramping, and loss of appetite and weight with local abscesses and scarring called also regional enteritis, regional ...
[Added: 19 Jul 2006   Hits: 260   Words: 324]

122.Alzheimer's Disease, How Does the Disease Develop? by Roger Overanout
Alzheimer's is a neurodegenerative disease that is typified by progressive weakening of cognitive skills, affecting all aspects of day to day activities. A person suffering from Alzheimer's is likely to undergo severe behavioral changes. Emil Kraepelin was the first person to identify the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. ...
[Added: 14 Jul 2006   Hits: 356   Words: 447]

123.Know your heart and its disease. by Paula Walsh
There are a variety of ailments related to the heart and providing information on all the types of cardio vascular disease could be quite a task. Yet a look at conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels can give you a broad view of cardiovascular disease. ...
[Added: 29 Jun 2006   Hits: 304   Words: 823]

124.How to Recognize the Symptoms of Gall Bladder Disease by Groshan Fabiola
Due to inappropriate diet and obesity, many people suffer from gall bladder disease. Gall bladder disease commonly affects overweight people as a result of high blood cholesterol levels. The consumption of foods that are rich in fat also contributes to the development of gall bladder disease and many people suffer ...
[Added: 31 May 2006   Hits: 318   Words: 527]

125.Hearing Aids and Glasses: Leveling the Sensory Playing Field by Randy Wohlers
Since time immemorial, people have referred to the eyes as "windows to the soul", yet blind and deaf Helen Keller said "Hearing is the deepest, most philosophical sense man possesses." For centuries, sight impaired people have worn glasses without being labeled "mentally ...
[Added: 20 May 2006   Hits: 339   Words: 512]

126.Alzheimer's Disease a Prion? by Dr. Ron McCluskey
by Dr. Ron McCluskey There is one crucial question that seems to be the third rail of prion research. That is - Is Alzheimer's Disease caused by a Prion? You may ...
[Added: 09 May 2006   Hits: 267   Words: 738]

127.The Seven Stages of Alzheimer's Disease by Beth Paxton
It's quite normal, though perhaps a bit jarring, to see your grandma or grandpa begin to have memory problems. They might forget your phone number, or have to think twice while recalling a childhood memory. But when should you worry? ...
[Added: 25 Apr 2006   Hits: 291   Words: 731]

128.Natural Health And Beauty - When Fresh May Not Be Best by Rebecca Prescott
Omega 3 fatty acids and protein are great for healthy skin. Hair, skin and nails are mostly made of protein, though the minerals, vitamins, and phytochemicals we get from the best type of carbohydrates - fruit and vegetables - ...
[Added: 24 Apr 2006   Hits: 320   Words: 551]

129.Dr. Conrad Maulfair Cites Iron as Factor in Women's Heart Disease by Elisabeth Lawrence
"When we think of heart disease and heart attacks and death from heart attacks we tend to think primarily of men. When we think about death in women we tend to think about breast or ovarian or uterine cancer. It's sobering to know that the facts ...
[Added: 11 Apr 2006   Hits: 409   Words: 479]

130.Asbestos and Respiratory Diseases by Birgit S.
Could your job be making you sick? For too many workers, that's a real danger. The air they breathe on the job is a health hazard. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), occupationally-related airway diseases, including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
[Added: 10 Apr 2006   Hits: 364   Words: 1642]

131.Women's Beauty Tips: 5 Surprising Ways Women In Their 30's, 40's, and Beyond Can Appear More Be by Stephanie Pedersen
As you probably know, beauty is anything but basic. There's an element of mystery, even "acting" about it. Here are my top 5 beauty secrets for Women in their 30's, 40's and beyond: 1. Tell yourself ...
[Added: 08 Apr 2006   Hits: 389   Words: 425]

132.The Heart Disease: A Killer Lurking in our Body by Hector Milla
If heart disease is an assassin he would be the highest paid in terms of the number of people it has killed. Crowned as the number one killer in America, the heart disease can also be easily averted if a body is well taken care of. A healthy heart can ...
[Added: 10 Mar 2006   Hits: 280   Words: 323]

133.Why is Parkinson's disease difficult to diagnose? by Roge Overanout
While Parkinson's disease has very distinctive features, it is rather a difficult disease to identify, particularly while it is in its early stages. Unfortunately there are no precise tests, which doctors can do to establish an exact diagnosis of Parkinson's disease and regrettably especially ...
[Added: 01 Mar 2006   Hits: 232   Words: 415]

134.Who Gets Parkinson's Disease? by Roger Overanout
Parkinson's Disease affects generally elder adults, among about 90% of the known cases are diagnosed in people over the age of 60. Within that population, there is a small amount of variance, with the danger increasing from age 60 through age 75, and then going down sharply. Currently, Parkinson's Disease ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2006   Hits: 261   Words: 603]

135.Study Shows Vinegar Aids in Rapid Weight Loss by Roxanne Manning
Major U.S. university finds that vinegar aids weight loss even in non-dieters. Arizona State University's Carol S. Johnston Ph.D. and a team of scientist accidentally stumbled across the weight loss power of vinegar while conducting a study to determine whether vinegar would help lower cholesterol levels-it did ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2006   Hits: 283   Words: 333]

136.Can you defeat Alzheimer's Disease with Exercise? by Michael Pickering
Can You Defeat Alzheimer's Disease With Exercise? No one knows the answer to this, but some very promising research coming out of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, CA sounds exciting. Now this research ...
[Added: 29 Jan 2006   Hits: 240   Words: 571]

137.5 Steps to Staying Mentally Sharp and Preventing Alzheimer's Disease by Frank Mangano
If you want to stay sharp and in control of your life well into your golden years, there are proactive methods to achieving the mental alertness you need. More and more research is pointing to the fact that physical ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2006   Hits: 272   Words: 552]

138.Heart Disease: Premature Cardiovascular Disease by Hector Milla
Last researchers pointing that women who suffer during pregnancy certain complications could be more likely to develop a special kind of premature cardiovascular disease, according to these studies published, mothers with maternal placental syndrome have double risk of ...
[Added: 23 Nov 2005   Hits: 320   Words: 332]

139.Work and Asbestos-related diseases, Part Three by Hector Milla
If you are an asbestos worker ask the Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) or your employer about the asbestos control program in your workplace or about the management program for asbestos in buildings. Control programs are very important to be carried out in workplaces where ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2005   Hits: 262   Words: 320]

140.Work and Asbestos-related diseases, Part Two by Hector Milla
The Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario, for instance, states that asbestos is classified as a designated substance in some workplaces. Hence employers are obliged to provide safety measures when they use a designated substance like asbestos. The employer can ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2005   Hits: 309   Words: 312]

141.Dried Flower Wreaths Keep Nature's Beauty Alive by Dawn Keadic
There are few things more beautiful than a flower. Floral decoration is a mainstay because of this unrivaled natural beauty. Drying and preservation techniques allow one to decorate their home with true flowers instead of sometimes-inferior silk and artificial alternatives. Dried flower ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 311   Words: 317]

142.Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Information by D Ruplinger
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, is the medical term for what most people refer to as acid reflux disease. Gastroesophageal is a relatively new term for acid reflux disease. It has been used for approximately the past ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 287   Words: 616]

143.Work and Asbestos-related diseases, Part One by Hector Milla
Symptoms of lung cancer, asbestosis or other asbestos - related diseases may include chronic cough and hoarseness, wheezing, chest pain, weight loss, fatigue, loss of appetite, dysphonia, coughing up blood and shortness of breath. If you think ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2005   Hits: 223   Words: 312]

144.How to Avoid the Dangers of Paget's Disease of The Breast by Alfred Jones
Many of you will have heard of Paget's Disease, which is a serious bone disease, but many of you will not have heard of Paget's Disease of the breast, so I am hoping that the ladies out there reading this article will take ...
[Added: 16 Nov 2005   Hits: 281   Words: 898]

145.Benign pleural diseases: The Asbestos mystery by Hector Milla
A benign pleural disease is an asbestos-related disease which still has something of mystery to experts, since they don't know why some asbestos workers get one of several benign diseases of the pleura while others are not affected ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2005   Hits: 322   Words: 309]

146.Natural Beauty Care by Ellen Biddle
Everybody longs for that healthy glow, for sparkling eyes and shiny hair that bounces with every step. Millions of dollars are spent every year in beauty products to make skin that much clearer, wrinkles that less visible and lips pout that much more. And while ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2005   Hits: 235   Words: 465]

147.WSIB: The importance of knowing your rights if you have an asbestos-related disease by Hector Milla
Asbestos-related diseases are increasing in the United States of America and in some other bigger and smaller countries, because asbestos workers were exposed to this mineral (asbestos), which is the main risk factor for developing the disease (asbestosis). The Workplace ...
[Added: 10 Nov 2005   Hits: 383   Words: 316]

148.Are You At Risk For Getting Alzheimer's Disease by Rich Gully
Introduction Alzheimer's disease is a progressive condition that damages areas of the brain involved in intelligence, memory, behavior, judgment, and language. It is the most common form of mental decline in older adults. Alzheimer's gets worse over time, but the course of the disease varies from person ...
[Added: 09 Nov 2005   Hits: 298   Words: 652]

149.The Signs and Symptoms Of Acid Reflux Disease by Ian Smith
Acid Reflux Disease , sometimes known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, normally shortened to GERD happens when the one way valve at the bottom of the oesophagus that retains food in the stomach, and prevents it from ...
[Added: 05 Nov 2005   Hits: 223   Words: 376]

150.Is It Bad Breath Or Gall Bladder Disease? by Blake Kritzberg
Could your bad breath be a sign of gall bladder disease? Sometimes a particularly strong case of bad breath can really signal another ailment. While the average case of bad breath usually arises from conditions within the mouth, especially ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2005   Hits: 344   Words: 350]

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