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Health risks of cleansing diets

Health risks of cleansing diets

Those who struggle with losing weight or who may just want to boost their overall health sometimes turn to cleanses for help. Cleansing or detoxification diets promise quick weight loss by “cleansing” the body of built up toxins from the…

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What is Uveitis; What is the best treatment for Uveitis

What is the best treatment for Uveitis

Uveitis is inflammation of the uvea of the eye. The eye is a three-layered, fluid-filled sphere. The outer tough layer is called the sclera; the innermost layer is the light-gathering retina. The middle layer is the uvea. It comprises the…

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How to get rid of genital warts

How to get rid of genital warts

A person in need of treatment should always consult with a health professional on how to get rid of genital warts because some of the available products aren’t suitable for certain patients. There are for instance several treatments that can…

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Is Vitamin B supplement risking men

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Taking supplemental B vitamins had been thought to reduce heart disease, colon cancer, and Alzheimer’s. Unfortunately, studies have not borne out these potential benefits, and now, a study suggests possible harm. Aspirin/Folate Polyp Prevention Study Previous studies suggested that both…

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Scleroderma – an Auto-Immune Disease

Scleroderma

Scleroderma comes from the Greek words sclero which means hard, and derma, relating to the skin. Although it was first described in 1753, it was only in 1847 that it was recognised as a condition that affected the skin, and…

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The art of brewing herbal tea

The art of brewing herbal tea

For any cup of tea, herbal or otherwise, it is necessary to start with good quality water. If your tap water is adequately filtered it can be used. Bottled water is also a good choice. Always start with cold water…

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Know how caffeine boost metabolism

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Some people head to the gym for a calorie-burning workout, while others take a trip to Starbucks for a caffeine fix in hopes of boosting their metabolism without getting sweaty on the treadmill. Does caffeine raise metabolism, or are their…

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Avoiding anemia in infants and toddlers

Avoiding Anemia in Infants and Toddlers

The dreaded finger-prick at the pediatrician’s office is scary, but is essential when testing for a serious condition: iron deficiency anemia. Iron deficiency in the blood means the child has fewer or smaller red blood cells than normal, and this…

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Meal planning with food allergies

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People with food allergies may be susceptible to poor nutrition if they follow only the “one size fits all” allergen-free recipes that avoid all known allergens. Fortunately there are ways to plan meals that include as many nutrients as possible…

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Causes for irritable bowel syndrome

Causes for irritable bowel syndrome

Besides infections and post-infectious states, there are many different theories on the origin of irritable bowel syndrome. There is still disagreement whether the problem is caused peripherally (the gut itself), centrally (in the brain) or in both. Bowel Syndrome –…

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