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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 life. [1] Recognize that the illness ...
[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 sores and others are ...
[Added: 13 Mar 2007   Hits: 1156   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% and 40% ...
[Added: 13 Mar 2007   Hits: 1321   Words: 531]

4.Why You Should Be Wary Of Staph Infection? by Dean Caporella
Beware an open cut or break in the skin. You could be inviting a staph infection to develop. While staph infections are not life threatening in most cases, more serious complications can arise if they are not treated post haste. ...
[Added: 10 Mar 2007   Hits: 1244   Words: 422]

5.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 ...
[Added: 09 Mar 2007   Hits: 1144   Words: 410]

6.Stop Smoking Products-Patch: Acquiring Smoking Cessation Help by Javier Fuller
Who is the main enemy of a smoker? It is the nicotine, which is no ordinary addiction. It consists of 4000 poisonous elements and 40 of them are linked with cancer disease. So, if an individual is to be saved ...
[Added: 06 Mar 2007   Hits: 1757   Words: 426]

7.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 ...
[Added: 04 Mar 2007   Hits: 2150   Words: 529]

8.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 ...
[Added: 04 Mar 2007   Hits: 1297   Words: 482]

9.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 ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 1264   Words: 421]

10.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 ...
[Added: 10 Feb 2007   Hits: 1039   Words: 418]

11.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. ...
[Added: 09 Feb 2007   Hits: 1064   Words: 621]

12.A Natural Cure for Panic Attack Problems is Best for Your Health by Remy Jirek
Many people want a natural cure for panic attack problems. For many years, drugs and counseling have been the only panic attack remedy available for sufferers. But now there are a variety of remedies available right from your own home. After discussing risk factors, causes, ...
[Added: 08 Feb 2007   Hits: 853   Words: 532]

13.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 ...
[Added: 08 Feb 2007   Hits: 808   Words: 1100]

14.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 altogether by following ...
[Added: 05 Feb 2007   Hits: 890   Words: 559]

15.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 ...
[Added: 05 Feb 2007   Hits: 1036   Words: 430]

16.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 fact that ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 770   Words: 709]

17."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. The costs for evaluating and treating low back pain patients are ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 664   Words: 670]

18.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 ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 601   Words: 415]

19.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 for these diseases, and getting rid of the fat might save your life. ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 813   Words: 518]

20.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 ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007   Hits: 873   Words: 416]

21.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 ...
[Added: 21 Jan 2007   Hits: 989   Words: 685]

22.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 ...
[Added: 20 Jan 2007   Hits: 1182   Words: 362]

23.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 ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 1332   Words: 544]

24.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. ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 893   Words: 687]

25.Giardiasis-Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment by Steve Mathew
Definition Giardiasis is an intestinal illness that affects the digestive tract, is caused by a microscopic flagellated protozoan parasite called Giardia lamblia( also called as Giardia duodenalis and Giardia intestinalis) that affects the gastrointestinal tract.It is a fairly general cause of diarrheal illness, belching, gas and cramps. Although these ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 2477   Words: 701]

26.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 of the ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 2904   Words: 569]

27.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 released gas. You've probably felt the ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007   Hits: 704   Words: 539]

28.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 ...
[Added: 17 Jan 2007   Hits: 946   Words: 543]

29.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 ...
[Added: 16 Jan 2007   Hits: 556   Words: 362]

30.Ornithosis -Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment by Steve Mathew
Ornithosis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Definition Ornithosis is define as an infectious disease that affects many bird species worldwide such as parrots , macaws , ...
[Added: 15 Jan 2007   Hits: 921   Words: 565]

31.Leishmaniasis -Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment by Steve Mathew
Leishmaniasis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Definition Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne disease caused by obligate intracellular protozoa that belong to the genus Leishmania and is spread by the bite of some species of sand fly .there ...
[Added: 15 Jan 2007   Hits: 1192   Words: 600]

32.Endocarditis -Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment by Steve Mathew
Endocarditis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Definition: Endocarditis is known as an infection of the endocardial area of the heart, which is an uncommon but not rare disease.The most common structures include are the heart valves. Endocarditis can be describe ...
[Added: 15 Jan 2007   Hits: 1267   Words: 556]

33.Bronchiectasis -Definition Causes, Symptoms and Treatment by Steve Mathew
Bronchiectasis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Definition Bronchiectasis is specify as a chronic dilation of bronchi or as a continuation of inflammatory disease or obstruction.It is an anomalistic stretching and enlarging of the respiratory passages caused by ...
[Added: 15 Jan 2007   Hits: 1118   Words: 664]

34.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 disease ...
[Added: 15 Jan 2007   Hits: 804   Words: 700]

35.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 ...
[Added: 10 Jan 2007   Hits: 552   Words: 401]

36.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 ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 552   Words: 683]

37.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? Surely, in addition to all that, ...
[Added: 05 Jan 2007   Hits: 615   Words: 425]

38.Looking For Suggestions For Acid Reflux Treatment? by Christopher Smith
Anyone who has suffered through acid reflux knows just how painful a condition it can be. Also known as GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease), this annoying state occurs when acid in the stomach back up, or reflux, into your esophagus. The muscular tube that leads ...
[Added: 04 Jan 2007   Hits: 603   Words: 534]

39.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 ...
[Added: 30 Dec 2006   Hits: 571   Words: 407]

40.How To Get Your Life Back After Heart Disease Strikes? by Ng Peng Hock
Heart disease often destroys lives, particularly heart attack that can strike suddenly and without warning. It is estimated that half of all people who suffer a heart attack may die even without reaching hospital for treatment. People who survive from heart attacks are often disable both mentally and physically. ...
[Added: 29 Dec 2006   Hits: 692   Words: 436]

41.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 for something to hurl us into the gurgling river ...
[Added: 29 Dec 2006   Hits: 602   Words: 444]

42.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 treating your allergies. If you ...
[Added: 25 Dec 2006   Hits: 935   Words: 712]

43.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 pains, severe headache, coughing, and weakness and fatigue. In ...
[Added: 24 Dec 2006   Hits: 664   Words: 650]

44.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 ...
[Added: 24 Dec 2006   Hits: 625   Words: 329]

45.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 symptoms of ...
[Added: 13 Dec 2006   Hits: 223   Words: 321]

46.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, preventative heartburn measures may not apply so much to chronic sufferers ...
[Added: 12 Dec 2006   Hits: 438   Words: 503]

47.Information About Insomnia Sleep Disorder by Richard Chapo
In the United States as many as forty million people suffer from chronic long term sleep disorders while as many as twenty million have occasional sleep disorders. Good health requires sleep, even though this phenomenon is not completely understood by scientists ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2006   Hits: 223   Words: 386]

48.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 sleep ...
[Added: 09 Dec 2006   Hits: 182   Words: 432]

49.Learn How To Stop Heartburn Today by Christopher Smith
Heartburn is what happens when the proper order of things between the esophagus and the stomach doesn't happen for whatever reason. The esophagus is a tube that allows the passage of food from the mouth to the stomach. There is a valve at the bottom of the esophagus that is ...
[Added: 08 Dec 2006   Hits: 309   Words: 489]

50.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 ...
[Added: 08 Dec 2006   Hits: 268   Words: 392]

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