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Lewy body dementia

Lewy body dementia

Lewy Body dementia is the second most common dementia, after Alzheimer’s. It is a progressive, degenerative condition with similar, and often overlapping, symptoms to both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Lewy Body Dementia (known as DLB) causes deterioration in both behaviour and memory as does Alzheimer’s and also the development of mild physical, motor system symptoms as [...]

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Autoimmune disorders

Autoimmune disorders

Unfortunately there is currently no known preventative treatment or cause for most autoimmune disorders. An autoimmune disorder occurs when the immune system – usually a system which protects the body – begins to attack and destroy healthy tissue. The phrase autoimmune disorder includes over 80 different conditions. The immune system, when functioning correctly, produces antibodies [...]

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All about lipid panels

All about lipid panels

Lipid is merely another word for ‘fat’ and generally refers to those fatty acids, or their derivatives, which are insoluble in water. Lipids are found in the bloodstream and stored in body tissue – they are essential for healthy, normal bodily functions and are an important part of cell makeup. A lipid panel therefore is [...]

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Why Bother Taking Nitric Oxide Supplements?

Why Bother Taking Nitric Oxide Supplements?

First there were impotence cures like acupuncture and powdered rhinoceros horn. Then came the miraculous little blue pill, Viagra. But Viagra is expensive. Is there a more affordable alternative? Some studies suggest that nitric oxide supplements are the answer for better sexual performance for men. Always ask your doctor if it is safe for you [...]

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Autism spectrum disorders

Autism spectrum disorders

Autism is a complicated condition which is often misunderstood by the wider population. It is a disability of development causing difficulties for the sufferer with both communication and socialisation. Generally speaking autism will begin to manifest itself before the age of 3 – more often in boys and those who have siblings with the condition [...]

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The lemonade diet

The lemonade diet

Following the lemonade diet, for a short period of time, will improve the way you feel on the inside and appear on the outside. This diet acts as a completely natural detox of the whole body, with the added benefit of weight loss and many health benefits. The build up of toxins in the body [...]

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Best Foods Containing Nitric Oxide

Best Foods Containing Nitric Oxide

Nitric oxide, also known as NO or nitrogen monoxide, has recently received a lot of publicity for its ability to enhance erections and help people gain muscle. It helps improve circulation, which is essential for erection, because NO helps to dilate or expand the veins. Nitrogen monoxide also has some other medical uses, such as [...]

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Undergoing a lemon detox

Undergoing a lemon detox

Feel more energetic quickly, easily and cheaply. The lemon detox diet regime is intended to rigorously cleanse and revitalise the body. Working with the premise that the colon and digestive tract become clogged with excess waste matter, that in turn, causes impaired function, the lemon detox aims to, literally, clean out the digestive system. Weight [...]

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Finding Reliable Nioxin Reviews on the Web

Finding Reliable Nioxin Reviews on the Web

You can find customer reviews for just about any product available on multiple websites. These websites are usually free to join and easy to post reviews to. They tend to load easily on most web browsers, but do contain advertisements. Because these sites are user friendly, this means that anyone with Internet access can post [...]

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Preventing Niacin Side Effects

Preventing Niacin Side Effects

Niacin is also known as nicotinic acid or by the brand names Niacor or Slo-Niacin. There are two main types of niacin – immediate release and extended release. People with high cholesterol are often prescribed niacin. Like any other drug, niacin affects different people in different ways. Some people develop niacin side effects. These can [...]

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5 Benefits of Taking Nitro Tech to Build Muscle

5 Benefits of Taking Nitro Tech to Build Muscle

Nitro Tech (sometimes spelled NitroTech) is a muscle building nutritional powder supplement made by MuscleTech. Its ingredients include whey protein, essential amino acids and creatine monohydrate. Although bad side effects are rare, they include gas, diarrhea, bloating, nausea and a spike in blood pressure. Ask your doctor about any nutritional supplement before you take it [...]

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Why You Should Avoid The No Carb Diet

Why You Should Avoid The No Carb Diet

Carbohydrates or “carbs” are the current boogeymen of dieting. It used to be calories, then fat and now the poor little carbohydrate. Carbohydrates are present in foods like potatoes, rice, bulgur, grains, wheat products, wheat berries, pasta, cereals, most fruit, fruit juices and bread. Some carbohydrates, such as white potatoes, do contain lots of calories. [...]

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Travel During Pregnancy

Travel During Pregnancy

Many women travel when they are pregnant and there is no reason why that shouldn’t be the case. But take a few precautions, don’t go too early or late in your pregnancy, find out about medical facilities at your destination and have good travel insurance with adequate cover. In a normal pregnancy most women feel [...]

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The Benefits of Music Therapy

The Benefits of Music Therapy

A recent study indicates that listening to music, playing an instrument or singing can have beneficial effects for cancer patients. By working with a music therapist, anxiety levels can be lowered and positive changes to mood and responses to pain are all indicated. Presently the researchers do not know if actively taking part in music, [...]

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Eating Healthfully During Stressful Times

Eating Healthfully During Stressful Times

Normal everyday life is full of stressful situations. That’s not news, but it’s how you deal with these situations that may be helpful to many people. Bethany Thayer, MS, RD, director of Wellness Programs and Strategies at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit and a spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association says that trying [...]

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Clean your Teeth Well

Clean your Teeth Well

If you can brush your teeth for two minutes every time you brush them it will ensure a healthy mouth and teeth. If you are an adult then your toothbrush should have an arrangement of soft or medium, long and short round ended bristles and be angled. The time to do the brushing should be [...]

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Sugar Drink Habit Is Widespread in US

Sugar Drink Habit Is Widespread in US

A new report which is a snapshot of any day in the US has been published. The CDC report, “Consumption of Sugar Drinks in the United States, 2005-2008,” asked a sample of people who were considered to be representative of the American population to record everything they ate and drank over a 24 period. Part [...]

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Teenage Smokers

Teenage Smokers

Everyone knows that if you smoke it can damage your health. But how many people know that if you started smoking in your teens you have a 50% chance of dying early. You want some more facts and figures then read on. Let’s start with the financial cost first, it’s much easier to calculate. We [...]

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Take Care of your Children’s Teeth

Take Care of your Children’s Teeth

I n the UK the story of children’s dental care is a success story. Fluoride toothpaste was introduced in 1973 and since then the dental health of the nation’s children has consistently improved until now 12 year old children in England have the best teeth in Europe. In England 60% of children start secondary school [...]

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Stress Causes Grey Hairs

Stress Causes Grey Hairs

A study carried out by Duke University Medical Center, and funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute has just been published in the peer reviewed journal Nature. The study investigated the affect of adrenalin on DNA and any damage caused. If you read the newspaper though you could be forgiven for thinking that the study [...]

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