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dementia signs

10 Early Dementia Signs That Should Be A Warning

Dementia is a decline in cognitive abilities that is far more than can usually be expected from normal aging, which could negatively impact a person’s memory, language, attention span, and problem solving abilities. Though generally thought of as incurable (as of now only about 10% of dementia cases may be reversible with treatment), detecting early […]

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Importance of Proper Washing of Fruits and Veggies

Fresh produce can cause illnesses so that it is important to wash fruits and vegetables properly and thoroughly as per the rules of the US Department of agriculture – Wash everything, even if it says “ready to eat” or “pre-washed”. Remember even if you peel or scrape off the outer layer, the germs, dirt, pesticides […]

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Parkinson’s Treatment – Options For Management Of Parkinson’s

It is well known that there is no real treatment for the degenerative disease called Parkinson’s disease, which is a movement disorder impairing one’s motor skills, speech and other functions. However by using available Parkinson’s treatment it is possible to manage the disease better and improve quality of life for the sufferer.  The treatment concentrates […]

winter illness

Winter Illnesses – Fact and Fiction (Part 2)

There are a lot of claims made about the connection between winter and certain illnesses, some of which we examined in Part 1 of this post. Let’s have a look at some more of them– Antibiotics can treat a cold – the fact is that antibiotics are ineffectual against viruses which are responsible for colds, […]

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The Ulcerative Colitis Diet – What To Eat And What To Avoid

Ulcerative Colitis is disease of the intestine; a form of inflammatory bowel syndrome, that causes open sores or ulcers to form on the inside of the large intestine or the colon. It is an ongoing condition with periods of being asymptomatic and period when there are exacerbated symptoms noted. Apart from treatment to send the […]

winter illnesses

Winter Illnesses – Fact and Fiction (Part 1)

There are a lot of claims made about the connection between winter and certain illnesses, but while some of these are facts, a lot is fiction. Here are some common myths busted– Cold weather causes colds – Cold weather does not cause colds. The cold and other infections are passed on by virtue of people […]

eating at the desk

Eating at Your Desk More Likely to Make You Put on Weight

We know the reasons why we shouldn’t be eating at our desk or while watching TV, it makes us more likely to overeat. And now it seems that this eating at the desk can make us more likely to eat more, later in the day as well. Recent research has indicated that if you don’t […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment And Guidelines

There is a common misperception that there is no Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment and that this is a condition with no cure. However the fact is that in the last 20 years or so, many treatments and medications have been developed that can so significantly help sufferers and their symptom, that they can in fact […]

strep throat treatment

Effective Strep Throat Treatment Options

Strep throat is a common problem and is medically known by several different terms such as Streptococcal pharyngitis, streptococcal tonsillitis, or streptococcal sore throat. Though the best way of diagnosing the condition is by performing a throat culture test, strep throat treatment may also be initiated based on the symptoms that the affected person is […]

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Avoid Neck Injury – Smell your Armpit!

Consider the amount of time we spend on our cell phones and then consider the many bad habits that come along with it – the bad posture where we try and cradle the phone between the ear and the shoulder; or shoulders coming forward with the neck craned towards the screen; texting, tweeting and so […]