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  • Atopic Eczema Relief

    Atopic Eczema Relief

    Eczema is an umbrella term for a group of skin conditions that cause patches of irritated, dry, and itchy skin. Atopic dermatitis is known as the most common prevalent form of eczema which is a term used interchangeably with eczema. Atopic dermatitis typically sets in during infancy and may...
  • Eczema

    Eczema Creams

    Eczema causes a skin reaction and has numerous subtypes. The reaction usually appears as plaques of red, bumpy skin with pus-filled sores. When the blisters break open, they may also ooze pus. In cases of chronic eczema, instead of blistering, the skin becomes hardened, bumpy, and scaly. There are over 10...
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    IBS Medication for Diarrhea

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a very common gastrointestinal condition that causes symptoms such as a change in bowel habits, stomach cramps, abdominal pain, food sensitivities, and bloating. The exact cause of IBS has yet to be identified by researchers but both genetic and environmental factors seem to play a role...
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    IBS Medication For Constipation

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal disease. The exact cause of IBS is still unknown but is associated with a host of factors. IBS leads to numerous symptoms such as an irregularity in bowel movements, stomach pain and cramps, and bloating. A diagnosis of IBS is based on a period...
  • Varicose Eczema

    Varicose Eczema Treatment

    Eczema is a common skin condition that results in the appearance of red, inflamed, dry, and itchy patches of skin. The reaction is typically marked by red, bumpy plaques with fluid-filled blisters. When the blisters break open, the affected skin can ooze pus. In chronic eczema, the blisters are less...
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    Dupixent Eczema Treatment

    Eczema is an itchy reaction produced by the skin in a number of diseases. The reaction pattern consists of a red elevated plaque with red fluid-filled blisters. When the blisters break, the affected skin will weep and ooze. In chronic eczema, the blisters are less prominent and the skin...
  • Xifaxan Treatment For IBS-C

    Xifaxan Treatment for IBS-C

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder. The exact reason for the disease is unknown and may be a combination of multiple factors. IBS causes several symptoms such as a change in bowel habits, cramping, abdominal pain, an intolerance to food, and distention. A diagnosis of IBS is...
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    Myocardial Infarction Basics

    Myocardial infarction or commonly known as a heart attack is a cardiovascular event that affects upwards of 700,000 people in the United States alone every year. According to the statistics published by the American Heart Association, someone has a heart attack nearly every 35 seconds in the U.S. A...
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    Difference Between Myocardial Infarction and Heart Failure

    Myocardial infarction (heart attack) and heart failure are both types of heart illness. While they have some causes in common, they are distinct in certain aspects. Most cases of myocardial infarction transpire abruptly upon an artery to the heart getting obstructed, restricting the blood flow. Without a sufficient supply...
  • E-HEALTH AND MEDICAL CONCEPT: INFARCTION

    How to Prevent Myocardial Infarction

    Keeping your heart healthy and stable is easier than you may think. Certain lifestyle modifications can easily help you keep heart disease and myocardial infarction (heart attack) at bay. Here are some essential lifestyle tips to hold onto your heart health. Make sure to have a balanced, healthy diet...
  • Causes of Myocardial Infarction

    Causes of Myocardial Infarction

    A host of factors can result in myocardial infarction (a heart attack), but the root reason has always been well-established: the contraction of the heart’s arteries. There are various risk factors connected to an event of myocardial infarction, ranging from a high LDL cholesterol level, diabetes, high blood pressure...
  • How to Treat Myocardial Infarction

    How to Treat Myocardial Infarction

    Myocardial infarction, or more commonly referred to as a heart attack, is a major medical problem. Many facets of modern life, from detrimental dietary habits to stress-riddled lifestyles, an increasing number of people suffer from heart disease and undergo heart attack. Chest pain is the telltale symptom of myocardial...
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    All-Natural Hives Remedies

    Hives appear as red, raised, and itchy patches of spots on the skin. The primary cause of hives is attributed to the immune system releasing the hormone known as histamine. The immune system normally secretes histamine as a way to protect the body against a potential pathogen. Most people...
  • Antihistamines for Hives Relief

    Antihistamines for Hives Relief

    Hives, also referred to as urticaria, is a common condition that presents itself with red, bumpy, and itchy spots, affecting over 20% of the population. Hives rashes appear and go away, then reappear in different parts of the body. Many things lead to the appearance of hives, but the...
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    5 Surprising Hives Causes

    Hives breakouts can be such a pain; they cause revolting red bumps that get itchy like it is nobody’s business, and the cherry on top of this cake no one would ever want a slice of, you can’t even identify what may have brought them on. Also known by...
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    Relieving Hives Itching

    Hives are a highly prevalent condition characterized by clusters or patches of red, inflamed, raised, and itchy spots. Hives typically appear due to contact with or exposure to an allergen such as a medication, food, insect bite, dust mites, and pollen. In addition, anything that has an impact on...
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    Potential Causes of Hives

    Hives are a considerably prevalent skin condition that is characterized by breakouts of irritated, bumpy, and itchy spots that look similar to patches of insect bites. In patients with mild symptoms, hives typically form in small sections of the body with moderate itching. On the other hand, in individuals...
  • Using Benadryl to Treat Hives

    Using Benadryl to Treat Hives

    Hives typically form on an individual’s skin due to an allergic reaction. Hives can affect any part of the body, appearing as red, raised, and extremely itchy spots. Thankfully, there is an effective option to relieve hives: Benadryl. Benadryl contains diphenhydramine which works by inhibiting the release of the...
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    Types of Insulin Delivery

    A variety of insulin types can be used to treat control diabetes. These different types of insulin are in categories based on how quickly they begin working in addition to how long they stay active in the body. There are mainly five insulin delivery options: fast-acting insulin, short-acting insulin,...
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    Insulin Injections

    Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas to carry blood sugar to the cells to be utilized as an energy source.  When a person has type I diabetes, their pancreas cannot produce insulin at all, and when an individual has type II diabetes, their body is unable to...
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    Essential Facts About Insulin

    Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas to allow for the use of glucose (blood sugar) by the body’s cells. People whose bodies cannot release or use insulin properly need to take insulin supplements to keep their blood sugar levels in check. Various types of insulin available are...
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    The Link Between Diabetes and Insulin

    Insulin has a significant role in the development and management of diabetes. Having a solid understanding of insulin’s part in diabetes can facilitate its prevention, treatment if you have already been diagnosed with the condition, and it can also make your doctor visits much more informative. Insulin’s Task in...
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    Understanding Insulin Resistance

    Insulin resistance (IR) is a condition that means a person’s body is ineffective in making proper use of insulin. Given the body cannot use the insulin produced efficiently on its own, individuals with insulin resistance need to be provided with additional insulin to a greater extent. Insulin resistance is...
  • What Is an Insulin Pump

    What Is an Insulin Pump?

    Even though diabetes is treatable, delivering numerous insulin injections every day can take it out of a patient. For this reason, an insulin pump can serve as a very effective administer instead of insulin injections. If you want to figure out whether an insulin pump is an ideal delivery...
  • Essential Tips for an Eczema-Friendly Diet

    Essential Tips for an Eczema-Friendly Diet

    Eczema is a common skin condition that refers to the inflammation of the skin. Also medically referred to as atopic dermatitis, eczema presents itself with red, irritated, and itchy rashes that can sometimes become fluid-filled sores. While it is a condition that most commonly affects young children under the...
  • Eczema vs Psoriasis

    Eczema vs Psoriasis

    Eczema and psoriasis are both relatively prevalent chronic conditions that affect the skin, resulting in considerable irritation and discomfort. Both conditions stem from a faulty immune system response and are similar in regards to their symptoms and how they are treated, but nonetheless, eczema and psoriasis differ in some key aspects....
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    Eczema Food Triggers

    Eczema, also commonly referred to as atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition that causes red, flaky, and itchy rashes. While many factors are associated with the development of eczema, it has been found that certain foods such as dairy, eggs, wheat, nuts, and soy can lead to eczema...
  • Ingredients That Can Trigger Eczema

    Ingredients That Trigger Eczema

    Managing eczema successfully requires being aware of and vigilant about the substances and materials that can lead to your next outbreak. Some of the products you already have in your bathroom cabinet or items folded up in your closet could potentially contain substances or ingredients may become the reason...
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    Effective Natural Eczema Treatments

    Eczema affects over 30 million people in the United States, and if you are one of them, you may be willing to try anything to eliminate those red, dry, and itchy patches of skin. If that’s the case, you do have options. Since no form of eczema is curable,...
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    Types of Eczema

    Eczema is a general term used to refer to a chronic skin condition that causes dry, itchy rashes and/or sore scaly patches. Eczema is affecting over 30 million people in the United States alone. Most individuals with eczema form red, scaly, and itchy plaques on certain parts of their...
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    Multiple Sclerosis and Depression

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a serious condition that affects the central nervous system. Multiple sclerosis damages the nerve cells in the brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord, leading to an interference in the transmission of signals within the central nervous system. Most people with multiple sclerosis experience depression as...
  • Multiple Sclerosis Workout Tips

    Multiple Sclerosis Workout Tips

    Exercising regularly is an important part of controlling multiple sclerosis symptoms. Even though lethargy and coordination issues can render exercising more difficult, it is not only possible but is also highly beneficial for your muscles. Fatigue, weakness, balance problems, poor sleep quality, and mood disorders like depression are only...
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    7 Foods for People with Multiple Sclerosis

    Foods High in Vitamin D People with MS are automatically at an increased risk of developing osteoporosis, which is a disease that weakens the bones, making them more brittle. Vitamin D can be highly effective in preventing osteoporosis. Additionally, research shows that vitamin D can impede the inflammation that...
  • Early Multiple Sclerosis Signs and Symptoms

    Early Signs and Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

    Individuals with multiple sclerosis typically begin to experience early signs and symptoms of the disease between 20-40 years of age.  The symptoms may improve but usually recur. Some symptoms appear and then go away whereas others can be more stubborn. MS presents itself with varying symptoms in every patient....
  • What Can Lead to Multiple Sclerosis

    What Can Lead to Multiple Sclerosis?

    Scientists have yet to uncover what exactly results in the development of multiple sclerosis. However, continuous research efforts make it clear that a host of factors play a part, including genes, where you are located, and the air that enters your body. The Immune System Malfunctions Multiple sclerosis is...
  • Multiple Sclerosis Concept

    Basics of Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune disorder that is associated with an irregular immune system response aimed at the central nervous system, which includes the brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord. The immune system mistakenly targets myelin, which is the fatty matter that envelops and shields the nerve fibers....
  • HIV Signs and Symptoms

    HIV Signs and Symptoms

    Do you suspect you might have contracted HIV? The most surefire way to determine infection is to get an HIV test, but there are also some signs and symptoms that may point to HIV. After a couple of months of exposure to the virus, 50-90% of people exhibit symptoms...
  • What Causes HIVAIDS

    What Causes HIV/AIDS?

    Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS is a chronic and potentially deadly condition generated by the human immunodeficiency virus–or HIV for short. HIV and AIDS do not mean the same thing. Having HIV does not mean you have AIDS; AIDS is the result of HIV when an individual does not...
  • Preventing HIV Transmission

    Preventing HIV

    When HIV/AIDS first arose in North America, its transmission was mostly confined to gay men, but since then, it has been made amply clear that HIV/AIDS is not a homosexual disease and can also affect heterosexual people. Individuals of all ages, genders, ethnicity, and sexual orientations are at a...
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    HIV Testing

    It is recommended by the CDC that everyone get tested for HIV as part of their routine healthcare. It is particularly important for the following groups to get tested for HIV: – Everyone within the age range of 15-65 – Pregnant women – Everyone under the age of 15...
  • How Is HIV Treated

    How Is HIV Treated?

    The standard and most powerful HIV treatment is antiretroviral therapy (ART), consisting of a mix of numerous drugs whose goal is to keep the viral load in the body in control. There are some other measures one can take in treating HIV such as: – Boosting your immune system...
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    Tips for Living with HIV

    If you have been diagnosed with HIV and have begun antiretroviral therapy, besides your standard medical treatment, it is significant to be proactive in keeping yourself active and healthy. HIV is not a death sentence in any way; you can have a long and healthy life for a long...
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis Treatment Options

    Seborrheic Dermatitis Treatment

    If you break out in red, flaky, and itchy rashes on your scalp, you may have seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis is a prevalent skin condition that resembles eczema (atopic dermatitis), psoriasis, or even a run-of-the-mill allergic reaction. Seborrheic dermatitis affects not only the scalp but can only target any...
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    Contact Dermatitis

    You know it as a rash, but medical professionals refer to it as dermatitis. Whatever you may want to call it, dermatitis causes your skin to get inflamed and irritated upon contacting a trigger substance.  This reaction may be due to contact with an allergen or the protective barrier...
  • Treating Atopic Dermatitis at Home

    Atopic Dermatitis Treatment

    There are numerous standard medical treatment options to address the symptoms caused by atopic dermatitis. However, there are also some home therapies and self-care strategies that can relieve symptoms and help prevent outbreaks such as having a good skincare regimen and staying clear of irritants and allergens that may...
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    Atopic Dermatitis

    Atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin condition that causes patches of red, dry, and itchy skin with periods of flare-ups and remissions. Typically concurrent with hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and asthma, Atopic dermatitis is incurable. However, there are numerous treatment options that can ease symptoms such as itching and...
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    Seborrheic Dermatitis

    Seborrheic Dermatitis is a prevalent skin disease that primarily targets the scalp, resulting in redness, flaking, and persistent dandruff. Seborrheic Dermatitis as a whole can affect any part of the body that produces oil besides the scalp, including the face (nose, ears, eyebrows, eyelids) and chest. Seborrheic Dermatitis–also known...
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    Types Of Dermatitis

    Dermatitis means inflammation of the skin, but the term itself is used to refer to a variety of sub-types of the condition. In many individuals, dermatitis results in patches of red, flaky, dry, and itchy skin. In more severe cases of dermatitis, patients may experience pus-filled sores that can...
  • Pneumonia Complications

    Pneumonia Complications

    It is not always so clear-cut to identify the exact cause of a case of pneumonia. In diagnosing pneumonia, your doctor may examine your phlegm under a microscope or have a urine sample tested to pinpoint the cause. In addition to discussing your symptoms in-depth, during your visit to...
  • Pneumonia Signs in Kids

    Pneumonia in Kids

    Children are at an increased risk of catching pneumonia because their immune systems are under-developed. As opposed to a case of pneumonia an adult experiences, children with pneumonia may not exhibit the hallmark signs and symptoms of pneumonia such as a high fever and a stubborn cough. Pneumonia is...