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Physical and Mental Eating Disorder Symptoms

Physical and Mental Eating Disorder Symptoms

Eating disorder symptoms can be characterized into two levels. The first are those that manifest physically on the body and the second are those which affect the mental attitude of the patient. If these signs can be caught by a person close to the patient, they can be brought in for treatment. Very often people […]

Living by the Sea May Be Good for Health

Living by the Sea May Be Good for Health

New research tells us that the old fashioned prescription of going away to the seaside to convalesce may have been the right one because sea air is indeed good for health. This study underlines the evidence from previous studies that indicate how important one’s health and environment is for health. How sea air is good […]

Understanding Astigmatism of the Eye

Understanding Astigmatism of the Eye

The eyes are perhaps the most important of all the sense organs for a human being. Without the eyes the entire way in which we perceive the world around us changes. What is astigmatism of the eye? It is an eye disorder in which defects prevent the light from focusing on the retina properly, making […]

Alzheimer’s News – Early Warning Signs and Treatment Breakthroughs

Alzheimer’s News – Early Warning Signs and Treatment Breakthroughs

Alzheimer’s disease is a terrible condition into which a lot of research is ongoing. Recent breakthroughsshow that it may be possible to predict Alzheimer’s well in advance.  There have also been fresh developments in the drug trials relating to Alzheimer’s treatment that could possibly address the underlying mechanism for of the disease. Early warning signs of […]

Are You Losing Control or Do You Have Compulsive Eating Disorder

Are You Losing Control or Do You Have Compulsive Eating Disorder?

Adults who have compulsive eating disorder feel that they lose control of how much they eat. They over eat beyond the feeling of being comfortably full. They may feel that they have no will power or that they just can’t help it, but in truth they may be suffering from this eating disorder. They may then try […]

Options for Atypical Pneumonia Treatment

Options for Atypical Pneumonia Treatment

Atypical pneumonia is different from what we understand as pneumonia – it is different because of its causes as well as because of the way that it develops and the symptoms that it displays. It therefore follows that atypical pneumonia treatment is also different. We look at how it is different in terms of symptoms, […]

High Tech Causes of Sleeplessness and Simple Solutions

High Tech Causes of Sleeplessness and Simple Solutions

If you suffer from insomnia, the cause for this may be literally within your arm’s reach – your smart phone, tablet or other personal electronic device may be responsible for difficulties getting that shut eye. How electronic devices could interfere with sleep So many of us are constantly attached to our handheld devices – phones […]

What Is the Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa

What Is the Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder which is commonly prevalent in teenage girls and young women. While there have been some cases recorded with male patients as well it is far more common in their female counterparts. Treatment for anorexia involves a wholesome approach which includes appropriate and adequate food, correct amount of exercise and […]

Obamacare

Obamacare – What Does It Mean to the Average Jane and Joe?

The news headlines, blogs, twitter and other social networking sites are abuzz with the news of the United States Supreme Court upholding President Obama’s signature healthcare reforms. So much is being written and said about this decision but what does the healthcare reform law mean to the average person on the street? What the experts say about […]

What Is Heart Failure?

What Is Heart Failure?

The heart is the center of our existence. Without the heart pumping fresh oxygenated blood to the various body organs and tissues, we would not survive. Yet we barely look after the heart, and get surprised when it fails to work the way it should. So the true question to answer is what is heart […]