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Having Trouble Sleeping?

Having Trouble Sleeping?

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Do you have trouble sleeping? You just can’t seem to get the rest that you need? Think about the origin of your problem, it might be your lifestyle or a medical condition. Maybe even such a condition which evolved from bad habits. Sleep deprivation is normally self-inflicted (otherwise seek help!). It’s that thing you do when you don’t sleep enough […]

Does Weather Make You SAD?

Does Weather Make You SAD?

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Whether you know it or not, weather influences each and everyone of us. The intensity varies form one individual to another but the factor is definitely there. Why do you smile on a sunny day and are gloomy when it pours? It’s natural for warm-blooded animals to enjoy warmth from sunlight and dislike the cold from rainy weather. In the […]

Early Symptoms of HIV

Early Symptoms of HIV

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What is HIV? HIV is a virus most commonly caught by having unprotected sex or by sharing infected needles and other injecting equipment to inject drugs. This virus attacks the human immune system, making people much more vulnerable to infections and diseases. This susceptibility worsens as the disease progresses. Early Symptoms of HIV The initial group of signs and symptoms is referred to […]

Indigestion Symptoms

Indigestion Symptoms

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What is Indigestion? Indigestion (also known as upset stomach or dyspepsia) is the term used to describe pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen or chest. It generally occurs soon after eating spicy, fibrous, or fatty foods and it’s caused by improper eating techniques, especially speed eating.      Indigestion Symptoms Most people with indigestion have one or more of the […]

Diabetes Symptoms

Diabetes Symptoms

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What is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus – often referred to simply as diabetes – is a condition in which the body does not properly process food for use as energy. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into […]

Asthma Symptoms

Asthma Symptoms

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What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic disease affecting the airways that carry air to and from your lungs, causing episodes of difficult breathing. People who suffer from this chronic condition (long-lasting or recurrent) are said to be asthmatic.     Asthma Symptoms People with asthma experience symptoms when the airways tighten, inflame, or fill with mucus. Common symptoms of asthma include: Coughing, especially at […]

GERD Symptoms

GERD Symptoms

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What is GERD? GERD, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or acid reflux, is a condition in which stomach acid backflows into the esophagus. This acid can inflame and damage the lining of the esophagus, leading to a number of uncomfortable symptoms. GERD is a chronic condition. Once it begins, it usually is life-long. And if left untreated, it can cause serious complications. […]

Allergy Symptoms

Allergy Symptoms

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What is an Allergy? An allergy is the body’s hypersensitivity to substances in the environment, such as pollen, mold, house dust, animal hair and dander, feathers, food, drugs, and insect stings. These substances are called allergens and are normally harmless. Allergy develops after repeated exposure to the causative allergen. Sensitisation takes place on initial exposure (a process that may take up […]

Arthritis Symptoms

Arthritis Symptoms

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What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a very painful chronic illness of the joints. The condition affects people of all ages including children. There are different types of arthritis, many inflammatory, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and others more degenerative in nature, such as osteoarthritis (OA), both causing a wide range of symptoms. Most common symptoms of arthritis include: pain and limited function of joints […]

ADHD Symptoms

ADHD Symptoms

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What is ADHD? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common behavioral disorder that becomes apparent in some children in the preschool and early school years. However, it does not only affect children – people of all ages can suffer from ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can interfere with a person’s capacity to have normal activity levels (hyperactivity), hold back […]