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  • Disease burden varies widely depending on location, wealth, gender, age, and race. This article looks at the top 5 causes of death in high-income countries, and how you can prevent these illnesses.

    The Top 5 Deadly Diseases and How to Prevent Them

    The Top 5 Deadly Diseases and How to Prevent Them

    by Sarah Knight1

  • A hip labral tear is a painful condition that may require arthroscopic surgery to repair. The cause may be traumatic or spontaneous.

    Hip Labral Tear

    Hip Labral Tear

    by Mickmc9

  • Staph infection is caused by a bacterium that has evolved to resist many of our current antibiotics. Though many infections are minor, some can cause serious damage or even death.

    Staph Infection and MRSA: Symptoms and Treatment

    Staph Infection and MRSA: Symptoms and Treatment

    by Whitney175

  • Pinworms are parasites that live in the intestine. Sometimes they try to exit through the anus and cause an uncomfortable and embarrassing itch. Here's how to get rid of the worms and the itch.

    How to Get Rid of Pinworms and Itchy Anus

    How to Get Rid of Pinworms and Itchy Anus

    by JamieRiderBush114

  • One in 4,000 babies are born with DiGeorge Syndrome. Here are the signs, symptoms, causes and treatment. View videos of children who grow up to live normal lives.

    What Is DiGeorge Syndrome?

    What Is DiGeorge Syndrome?

    by awordlover0

  • What does a green bowel movement in adults mean? Is it a sign of a serious medical condition? Green stool can be the result of several different causes, which range in severity. Learn more here.

    What Does a Green Bowel Movement Mean?

    What Does a Green Bowel Movement Mean?

    by Edmund Custers5

  • Women need to be aware of the top issues affecting their health. With the medical technology and information available today, it is totally possible to avert these health problems and live longer.

    Top Issues Affecting Women's Health

    Top Issues Affecting Women's Health

    by Chin chin2

  • 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

  • Accutane is a powerful drug with some serious side effects. It is mainly used in the treatment of severe cases of acne. The article summarises everything you need to know about Accutane and acne.

    All About Acne and Accutane

    All About Acne and Accutane

    by Charles Nuamah0

  • Hypercupremia is a state of high copper within the body that alters our biochemistry in a prominent way. It increases the likelihood of neurological/behavioural alterations and mental illness.

    Hypercupremia: High Copper

    Hypercupremia: High Copper

    by Natural Insight6

  • If you have diabetes, you should be aware of the recommended foods that best maintain your health. You can get healthy blood sugar levels by combining complex carbohydrates, low-fat protein, and fiber in your diet.

    Best Foods for a Diabetic to Eat: Diabetes Meal Planning

    Best Foods for a Diabetic to Eat: Diabetes Meal Planning

    by Stephanie Marshall25

  • 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

  • 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

  • Anemia is a condition in which you do not have enough red blood cells or your red blood cells do not carry oxygen efficiently. This can lead to many other complications. Knowing the symptoms of anemia can help you treat the condition before it gets worse.

    The Signs and Symptoms of Anemia

    The Signs and Symptoms of Anemia

    by xmetow9

  • The deadly novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak has the potential to threaten the health and wellness of human populations on a global scale. This article provides basic information about, including diagnosis, treatment, and preventative measures. People must practice caution during travel.

    What Does Coronavirus Do to the Body, and Can It Be Treated?

    What Does Coronavirus Do to the Body, and Can It Be Treated?

    by Dr Khalid Rahman9

  • Over my many years in the medical field, I've witnessed many deaths. Some people see death as a tragedy. Some see it as a release from pain and suffering. One thing is certain: death is inevitable.

    Final Symptoms of Terminal Lung Cancer and Dying

    Final Symptoms of Terminal Lung Cancer and Dying

    by Lela29

  • 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

  • A sleep disorder called catathrenia causes a person to moan in their sleep, which can make it difficult to sleep next to them. Yet, there are several methods which help to prevent this condition.

    How to Stop Moaning in Sleep

    How to Stop Moaning in Sleep

    by David7

  • An ear abscess (medical name - mastoiditis) is a dangerous infection of the skull, provoked by bacteria in the ear. It primarily affects toddlers and infants, although in rare occasions older individuals may be susceptible. The cause is always the...

    Ear Abscess: Everything You Need to Know

    Ear Abscess: Everything You Need to Know

    by piplaw lm6

  • Hair loss for a woman can be devastating. If you are woman facing hair loss, the first step to combating it is to learn about it - the types and causes of hair loss and the myths surrounding it.

    Why Is My Hair Falling Out?

    Why Is My Hair Falling Out?

    by Gemini Fox2

  • My cluster headaches created intense pressure on the eye region. This article describes how I managed to get rid of these headaches without the use of medication.

    How I Managed to Cure My Cluster Headache

    How I Managed to Cure My Cluster Headache

    by Irfan5

  • Corn allergies and intolerances mean avoiding all sources of corn derivatives. But what happens when you get sick? How do you find safe medication? What do you eat? A guide to all this and more.

    How to Survive the Flu When You're Allergic to Corn

    How to Survive the Flu When You're Allergic to Corn

    by msviolets3

  • Nasal folliculitis, or nasal vestibulitis, is caused by a buildup of oil and/or dead skin cells. This leads to the pores getting infected by staph which can lead to a painful and maddening pimple.

    Nasal Folliculitis: Causes and Treatment

    Nasal Folliculitis: Causes and Treatment

    by John R Wilsdon0

  • 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

  • It's no secret that obesity has become a serious problem in America. This article explores the causes of obesity and the effects it can have on your health and well being.

    The Obesity Epidemic: Root Causes

    The Obesity Epidemic: Root Causes

    by Kevin W6

  • The appearance and odor of urine could be an indicator of your lifestyle and health. Medications, food, dyes, pigments, and poisons like phenol can change the color of urine anything from red to green. Usually the cause is harmless. However, it may sometimes indicate an underlying disease condition.

    Urine Colors Chart : Medications and Food Can Change Urine Color

    Urine Colors Chart : Medications and Food Can Change Urine Color

    by Sherry Haynes3

  • Acne is a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit, which is made up of the sebaceous gland, hair, and hair follicle. Today, almost all types of acne and acne scars are treatable if correctly recognized.

    Acne: Causes, General Care, and Treatment

    Acne: Causes, General Care, and Treatment

    by Sherry Haynes1

  • 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

  • Sleep paralysis is a fairly common condition characterized by either partial or total paralysis of muscles. It occurs upon awakening from sleep or falling asleep, and can be quite frightening.

    Sleep Paralysis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    Sleep Paralysis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    by becauseilive361

  • My wife was astonished by the migraine fore-warnings. Here are explanations for the physiological symptoms of migraine based on her reports. Confusion over symptoms can cause much anxiety.

    Migraine Headache Symptoms Explained

    Migraine Headache Symptoms Explained

    by John R Wilsdon8

  • IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) affects about 15% of the world's population and can lower the quality of life if left untreated. Read more about lifestyle changes that improve this health condition.

    IBS Information and Management

    IBS Information and Management

    by Miriam Parker4

  • 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 Lefler10

  • This article explains the lung disease of bronchiectasis, including tests and treatments. Childhood cystic fibrosis is also discussed, as it can be related.

    Bronchiectasis - Irreversible Lung Disease

    Bronchiectasis - Irreversible Lung Disease

    by Pamela Oglesby27

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chronic hives are a result of an underlying disease condition. My experience is with acute hives, which results from an allergic reaction that may occur only once in a lifetime.

    Chronic Hives and Angioedema Survey

    Chronic Hives and Angioedema Survey

    by John R Wilsdon12

  • Can vitamin D help protect against coronavirus (COVID-19)? Here's what I learned about coronavirus, vitamin D and how it may help protect my health during the pandemic.

    Can Vitamin D Help Guard Against Coronavirus?

    Can Vitamin D Help Guard Against Coronavirus?

    by John Dove0

  • Learn how to take care of your skin when you have lupus. Reduce malar rashes and other skin irritations by following a few common-sense precautions, as well as your doctor's instructions.

    Lupus Skin Care Tips

    Lupus Skin Care Tips

    by Kylyssa Shay7

  • Stubbing your toe or catching a fingernail can cause a blood blister to form under the skin. Relieving the pressure is a simple and painless procedure that can prevent complications from occurring.

    How to Treat a Blood Blister Under the Nail

    How to Treat a Blood Blister Under the Nail

    by Bobby4

  • This article is a compilation of questions from readers of my other tinnitus articles, with my answers based on extensive research and personal experience.

    Why Does My Tinnitus Get Worse Sometimes?

    Why Does My Tinnitus Get Worse Sometimes?

    by Glenn Stok13

  • 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

  • Arthritis is a very painful disease, and is typically a result of the aging process. But it doesn't have to be. There are steps you can take to decrease your chances of getting arthritis, and this article explains how.

    How to Decrease Your Chances of Getting Arthritis

    How to Decrease Your Chances of Getting Arthritis

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC28

  • Tons of easy, fun, and successful breast cancer fundraising ideas that allow you to simplify your group's fundraiser planning and get down to the business of raising money for charity.

    Breast Cancer Fundraising Ideas That Really Work

    Breast Cancer Fundraising Ideas That Really Work

    by Melanie36

  • 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

  • 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

  • How do normal cells become cancerous? Here are six properties of cancer cells that make them mutate and proliferate -- six properties that distinguish normal from abnormal cells.

    Cancer Cells vs. Normal Cells: Six Differences

    Cancer Cells vs. Normal Cells: Six Differences

    by LM Gutierrez2

  • In this article, common causes of high LDL cholesterol are discussed, and suggestions for improving cholesterol levels are given in the conclusion.

    What Causes High LDL  (Bad Cholesterol)?

    What Causes High LDL (Bad Cholesterol)?

    by Simon Lam4

  • Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, or FOP, is a genetic disease that turns the human body into a living, breathing statue. There is no cure. Louise Wedderburn and Harry Eastlack are discussed.

    What Is FOP? The Mannequin Disease

    What Is FOP? The Mannequin Disease

    by Nell Rose119

  • While relatively uncommon, an avocado allergy can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from mild to life-threatening. Here are some facts about this type of allergy.

    Avocado Allergy Symptoms

    Avocado Allergy Symptoms

    by carolynkaye11

  • 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

  • Explanation for the newly diagnosed and their caregivers about lupus. Tips about living with the disease, exercise and saying "no."

    Lupus Survival Guide

    Lupus Survival Guide

    by Charlotte Gerber20

  • 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 Welch753

  • Have bloating or gas in the afternoon or evening? Here's how to diagnose the source of the problem; the culprit is usually something you ate for breakfast or lunch.

    Afternoon and Evening Bloating and Gas

    Afternoon and Evening Bloating and Gas

    by Jason Menayan16

  • Sciatica-related lower back pain is caused by an inflammation of the sciatic nerve, which runs from the spinal cord through the hip area and down the back of each leg.

    Sciatica Pain Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    Sciatica Pain Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

    by Kelly W. Patterson42

  • Have you heard products advertising that they are "paraben-free?" Learn what parabens are and what potential side effects they may have before you buy your next beauty product!

    What Are Parabens and Should I Be Concerned?

    What Are Parabens and Should I Be Concerned?

    by Kate Daily1

  • Although only prescription medications can kill scabies, they don't really address the symptoms. Conversely, over-the counter treatments are useful in reducing itchiness and redness caused by a scabies infestation, but they won't kill the mites or the eggs.

    Top Over-the-Counter Scabies Treatments & Prescription Medications

    Top Over-the-Counter Scabies Treatments & Prescription Medications

    by Steve Cures4

  • Accidentally dropping things more often than usual can be a sign of an underlying health issue. This issue could be relatively minor or, in rare cases, somewhat serious. Learn what could be causing this onset of clumsiness and talk to your doctor about options.

    Why Do I Keep Dropping Things?

    Why Do I Keep Dropping Things?

    by Nathan Bernardo20

  • Why are your hands blue? Let's explore the potential causes. Do they turn blue somewhat regularly? Perhaps you have Raynaud's disease. We'll discuss that, too!

    Why Are My Hands Turning Cold and Blue?

    Why Are My Hands Turning Cold and Blue?

    by Simone Haruko Smith113

  • When a person undergoes surgery, the raw surfaces created can leak out tiny amounts of fluid that usually get absorbed back into nearby capillaries. However, in some instances, the leaking fluid may accumulate, leading to a fluid-filled collection known as a seroma.

    Seroma: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

    Seroma: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

    by Dr Pandula2

  • Hair loss for a woman can be a devastating experience - and the search for a solution can sometimes be a frustrating ordeal. Learn about the options available to women facing severe hair loss.

    How Do I Stop My Hair From Falling Out?

    How Do I Stop My Hair From Falling Out?

    by Gemini Fox1

  • A popping, clicking, or cracking sound of your sternum, or breastbone, is usually not a cause for alarm. What causes this phenomenon, and when should you be concerned?

    Sternum Popping: Everything You Need to Know

    Sternum Popping: Everything You Need to Know

    by Sree Vani2

  • 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

  • Is a person more likely to develop multiple sclerosis if he or she has a family member with the condition? Recent developments have shed some light on the matter.

    Is Multiple Sclerosis or MS Hereditary?

    Is Multiple Sclerosis or MS Hereditary?

    by Edmund Custers3

  • 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 Lefler16

  • Bright red blood in stool can be from a life-threatening medical condition. It can also be a false alarm, hence completely harmless.

    Bright Red Blood in Stool

    Bright Red Blood in Stool

    by Edmund Custers1

  • 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

  • Scabies is a nasty condition and is usually extremely itchy. Sadly, treatment is not instantaneous, and the condition can get worse before it gets better. Here are some tips to help you cope.

    Is Your Scabies Worse After Treatment?

    Is Your Scabies Worse After Treatment?

    by infostreamnetwork4

  • 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

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