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  • If you have trouble falling asleep or maintaining a regular sleep pattern, foods with naturally high levels of melatonin can help you without the need for sleep medication.

    Melatonin-Rich Foods to Help You Sleep

    Melatonin-Rich Foods to Help You Sleep

    by Marisa Hammond Olivares53

  • Sleep architecture is the amount of time spent in each sleep cycle. Abnormal architecture may be caused by sleep-disordered breathing, periodic leg movements, or other sleep disorders.

    What Is Sleep Architecture?

    What Is Sleep Architecture?

    by Leah Lefler17

  • Cystitis is a painful illness, but there are a few self-help ideas that you can try. Based on my experience, these remedies will work relatively quickly, as long as you follow these instructions.

    The Quickest Way to Get Rid of Cystitis Symptoms

    The Quickest Way to Get Rid of Cystitis Symptoms

    by Nell Rose105

  • If your body does something unexpected, it's often a sign that something's wrong. One of the things that should never happen is bleeding from the belly button or navel.

    Bleeding From the Belly Button or Navel

    Bleeding From the Belly Button or Navel

    by Sree Vani3

  • Worms in humans are common, even in developed nations. They take a toll on a person's health, and cause horrific disfigurations and disease. Let's take a look at the most common of these parasites.

    The Most Common Worms in Humans

    The Most Common Worms in Humans

    by Gable Rhoads15

  • Biotech companies are striving to find new cancer treatments using immune therapies and targeted biologics. New detection and screening tests are also under development to diagnose patients earlier.

    Cancer Treatment & Biotechnology

    Cancer Treatment & Biotechnology

    by Leah Lefler14

  • Death is difficult to accept, and yet it is a part of life that we cannot change. Having a better understanding of the stages of the dying process will help ease the experience for all involved.

    Stages of the Dying Process and What to Expect

    Stages of the Dying Process and What to Expect

    by Sharon Smith152

  • Colon bacteria make butyric acid. This acid improves the health of the intestinal lining. It may also reduce inflammation and decrease the risk of colon cancer.

    Butyric Acid, Gut Bacteria, and Colon Health

    Butyric Acid, Gut Bacteria, and Colon Health

    by Linda Crampton20

  • Most of us don't drink enough water which leaves us dehydrated and damages our health. Learn about the benefits of drinking more water as well as the easiest way to increase the amount of water you drink every day.

    A Fun and Easy Solution to Drink More Water

    A Fun and Easy Solution to Drink More Water

    by Darleen Barnard0

  • Tangles of alpha-synuclein fibrils in the brain are a feature of Parkinson's disease. Under some circumstances, the substance also appears in nerves surrounding the gut. Evidence suggests that it can travel from the gut to the brain, where it may cause or contribute to Parkinson's disease.

    The Digestive Tract and Parkinson's Disease: A Possible Link

    The Digestive Tract and Parkinson's Disease: A Possible Link

    by Linda Crampton47

  • Can fallen arches cause knee pain? Not only that, flat feet affect the entire body structure. Learn how the foot works and practice these simple exercises to cure the painful symptoms of fat feet.

    How to Fix Flat Feet (With Targeted Exercises)

    How to Fix Flat Feet (With Targeted Exercises)

    by Juliette Kando FI Chor28

  • Having a sore throat at night is a problem that many people have. Sometimes, the problem fades away by daytime prompting individuals to shrug it off. Here are the possible causes of the condition.

    Sore Throat at Night: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    Sore Throat at Night: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    by Sree Lakshmi16

  • Many people who use Accutane (isotretinoin) for acne are aware that it can cause severe hair loss. I lost 70% of my thick, long hair from Accutane; luckily, I managed to regain most of my hair within 2 years due to topical minoxidil (Rogaine), peppermint oil and an anti-inflammatory, fat-rich diet.

    How to Recover From Accutane Hair Loss: Rogaine and Peppermint Oil

    How to Recover From Accutane Hair Loss: Rogaine and Peppermint Oil

    by Lucy1

  • Sort out your itchy, flaky scalp! Find out what causes this condition and how to relieve the symptoms. You may need to evaluate your hair products as well as your diet.

    Why Is My Scalp Dry and Flaky?

    Why Is My Scalp Dry and Flaky?

    by Emma Kisby24

  • Written by someone who knows sciatic pain inside and out, this article takes a detailed look at the range of medications available to treat this condition.

    Medications for Sciatic Pain

    Medications for Sciatic Pain

    by Kymberly Fergusson34

  • A biphasic sleep pattern is a type of segmented sleep that allows one to gain an extra 2 hours a day!! You could do a lot in 2 hours!!

    Biphasic Sleep Patterns

    Biphasic Sleep Patterns

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC42

  • Our faces can say so much about us—the mood we are in and the emotions we feel. However, look more closely, and it can also reveal something about our physical health.

    How Poor Health Shows on Your Face

    How Poor Health Shows on Your Face

    by Helen Murphy Howell32

  • This article is based on questions I’ve received from readers of my other tinnitus articles. This is a compilation of those questions and my answers.

    Why Does My Tinnitus Get Worse Sometimes?

    Why Does My Tinnitus Get Worse Sometimes?

    by Glenn Stok13

  • Difficulty sleeping spoils your day, undermines relationships, and makes you less effective at work. Many causes of sleep problems relate to your lifestyle. This article explains 13 gentle but effective changes you can make to help you get a good night's sleep and wake refreshed and raring to go.

    13 Gentle but Effective Strategies to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

    13 Gentle but Effective Strategies to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

    by Amanda Littlejohn6

  • Does milk cause your body to produce more mucus, making your cold and asthma symptoms worse? The research says no. But you might be surprised at the other tricks that milk can play on your system.

    The Myth of Milk and Mucus: Coughs, Colds, and Asthma

    The Myth of Milk and Mucus: Coughs, Colds, and Asthma

    by Redberry Sky40

  • Rabies is found throughout the world, caused by lyssavirus that is transmitted through bite wounds. The disease is now treatable, though the success rates vary immensely.

    Rabies in Humans: Symptoms and Treatment

    Rabies in Humans: Symptoms and Treatment

    by Leah Lefler8

  • To determine whether your body is processing sugar properly, you need to know what normal blood sugar levels are, especially if you have a metabolic disorder like diabetes.

    What Are Normal Blood Sugar Levels?

    What Are Normal Blood Sugar Levels?

    by Edmund Custers4

  • Recovery from a pulmonary embolism takes a lot of time. Lung damage from blood clots is very serious. Based on my own experience with this condition, I will share what to expect during your recovery.

    What to Expect During Pulmonary Embolism Recovery

    What to Expect During Pulmonary Embolism Recovery

    by Lena Welch751

  • Pneumonia can be a killer. It is often a serious complications of other medical conditions. What exactly is pneumonia, and is it the same as pleurisy?

    Understanding Pneumonia and Pleurisy

    Understanding Pneumonia and Pleurisy

    by Helen Murphy Howell12

  • When the pain of costochondritis flares, it can feel like a heart attack. Once cardiac causes have been ruled out, you are often just given a prescription. Here are other healing treatment options.

    Costochondritis Treatments: Chest Pain Relief

    Costochondritis Treatments: Chest Pain Relief

    by Kymberly Fergusson112

  • Urinary Tract Infections can occur in any person of any age. The one thing they have in common is that they totally suck. Learn at-home-treatment options and ways to prevent future infections.

    What Causes Urinary Tract Infections?

    What Causes Urinary Tract Infections?

    by Kierstin Gunsberg9

  • Vitiligo is a skin disorder involving loss of melanin, the pigment that colors skin. It's most likely an autoimmune condition. A variety of potentially helpful treatments are available.

    Vitiligo: Skin Pigment Loss and Possible Treatments

    Vitiligo: Skin Pigment Loss and Possible Treatments

    by Linda Crampton32

  • Stress. Nausea. A need to nap. A sudden feeling of being chilled to the bone. Let's be honest, chemo is challenging and harsh. We researched for you. Here's a comprehensive list of items to include in a care package for cancer patients.

    Top Cancer Care Package Ideas

    Top Cancer Care Package Ideas

    by Alicia0

  • When there is difficulty moving, clenching, or opening the jaw, there could be a lump under the jawline. A discussion of the possible causes, treatments, and when to seek help.

    Lump Under the Jawline

    Lump Under the Jawline

    by Sree Vani1

  • Sickled feet are considered as the bane in any form of dancing. It is also a problem of many athletes as well. Well there is that and rolling, which make two of the biggest issues out there. However, it should be noted that sickling of the feet when performing is a bit harder to get rid of.

    Sickled Feet: Quick Fixes, Causes, Symptoms, Correction, Prevention and Tips

    Sickled Feet: Quick Fixes, Causes, Symptoms, Correction, Prevention and Tips

    by Sree Vani2

  • If you have a mole that looks strange, is causing you problems, or is located in an area you dislike, you can easily have it removed. Read on to learn more about how to have your mole removed.

    Everything You Need to Know About Mole Removal

    Everything You Need to Know About Mole Removal

    by Shanna64

  • The death of a loved one while sleeping can come as an enormous shock, particularly if the deceased had no known health issues. Some, however, view death while sleeping as the most peaceful way to go.

    Dying in Your Sleep: Possible Causes of Death

    Dying in Your Sleep: Possible Causes of Death

    by Sree Lakshmi88

  • Slipping rib syndrome occurs when one of the ribs intermittently slips out of place, thereby stretching the ligaments that support the front and back of the affected rib.

    Slipping Rib Syndrome

    Slipping Rib Syndrome

    by Sree Vani1

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