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What you Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

What you Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

Are you familiar with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and what that causes? Are you familiar with DNA repair mechanisms? Do you know what this has to do with ovarian cancer? Are you aware that ovarian cancer is the most common cause of gynecologic cancer death? The average lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer is reported [...]

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What is Labyrinthitis?

What is Labyrinthitis?

Labyrinthitis is an infection of the inner ear and affects the ear canals (labyrinths). If these canals become inflamed or blocked it has a significant effect on balance and hearing. Causes can be as follows: Allergies can restrict and inflame the ear canals Bacterial infection Viral infection Decompression sickness which is also known as the [...]

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How Does an Ovulation Predictor Work

How Does an Ovulation Predictor Work

Perhaps your trying to get pregnant and are using ClearBlue Easy as an ovulation predictor. Are you familiar with OvaCue Digital Monitor? If you’re a women and you want to get pregnant, chances are you will use an ovulation predictor some where along the way. The only time you can get pregnant is when a [...]

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The Importance of Strengthening Pelvic Floor Muscles

The Importance of Strengthening Pelvic Floor Muscles

As women age, they often have pelvic floor problems. There are certain exercises beyond Kegel that you can do to strengthen those vaginal muscles to get in shape. The pelvic floor is a major part of your body’s core. It’s important for movement, balance, stability and flexibility of our bodies. This area supports essentially everything [...]

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Diaper Rash or Nappy Rash: Identification, Causes and Treatment

Diaper Rash or Nappy Rash: Identification, Causes and Treatment

In America, it’s called diaper rash. In the UK and Australia, it’s called nappy rash. But no matter what name you call it, it means a sore, cranky baby that needs help. If left untreated, nappy rash can lead to a nasty bacterial or yeast skin infection. Untreated diaper rash can also cause the growth [...]

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Learning About the My Pyramid Food Guidance System

Learning About the My Pyramid Food Guidance System

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is responsible for putting out free public information about healthy eating. In 2004, the program was revamped under the name My Pyramid or MyPyramid. This was based on the previous USDA food guidance system called the Food Pyramid, which was introduced in 1992. My Pyramid is a more [...]

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How to Safely Use a Neti Pot

How to Safely Use a Neti Pot

Neti pots are the bane of Western ear, nose and throat doctors, provided that patients use these alternative healing contraptions safely. Although a household item in many Oriental families, Westerners were only recently introduced to the Neti pot in the late 1990s. Sales skyrocketed when superstar Oprah Winfrey used on television in 2006. Using one [...]

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Differences Between a Gluten Allergy and Nasal Polyps

Differences Between a Gluten Allergy and Nasal Polyps

Have you been experiencing chronic congestion of your sinuses? Do you have breathing difficulties but do not know why? There are many causes for these symptoms, including suffering from a gluten allergy or having undiagnosed nasal polyps. You need to go to a doctor in order to get a definite diagnosis and a course of [...]

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How Nettle Tea Helps Your Health

How Nettle Tea Helps Your Health

Nettle tea is an acquired taste unless you like vegetables like spinach or green cabbage. Then you’ll find this herbal tea to be a refreshing change from other beverages. Despite the occasional sting when harvesting the top tips of nettle plants, fresh nettles makes for a better tasting tea. You can also eat the cooked [...]

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7 Natural Factors That Maintain Good Health

7 Natural Factors That Maintain Good Health

There are many natural factors that affect our health that are out of our control. You can’t do anything about the genes you inherited (not yet, anyway) or how polluted it is where you live. But there are seven natural factors that you can do something about in order to improve your health or maintain [...]

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10 Tips for Treating Neck Pain

10 Tips for Treating Neck Pain

Neck pain is a common experience for most people. It is estimated that the necks of 45% of all adults will become painful at some point in the adults’ lives. The problem is that many people ignore neck pain because this type of pain is so common. The pain may not be considered bad enough [...]

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Why You Need to Eat Foods Rich In N Acetyl Cysteine or NAC

Why You Need to Eat Foods Rich In N Acetyl Cysteine or NAC

Medical researchers are finding new nutrients that help keep us healthy and ward off disease. One of these little known nutrients is n acetyl cysteine or NAC. Fortunately, NAC is available in many natural foods that also contain many other vitamins and nutrients that you need anyway. NAC is made from an amino acid called [...]

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Evening Primrose – The Best Hair Loss Solution to Date

Evening Primrose – The Best Hair Loss Solution to Date

Find out how you can prevent hair loss by using evening primrose as your ultimate hair loss solution from now on by reading this article. The 411 on Hair Loss Excessive hair loss happens to be a very common problem in both men and women of different ages. However, while men tend to experience hair [...]

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What Is Myotonic Dystrophy?

What Is Myotonic Dystrophy?

Myotonic dystrophy is also called myotonia dystrophica and myotonia atrophica. No matter what you call it, MD is a genetic wasting disease of the muscles. There are two types of myotonic dystrophy in humans, known as Type 1 (DM1) and Type 2 (DM2.) This is an extremely rare disease that only afflicts 1 in every [...]

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Treatments for Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Treatments for Myelodysplastic Syndrome

There are several different types of myelodysplastic syndrome, but you don’t want to be diagnosed with any one of them. But even if you are, it is not the end of your life. Although these bone marrow diseases are incurable, they are treatable. In the worst case scenario, a patient would need to undergo a [...]

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Why You Should Use Evening Primrose OIl

Why You Should Use Evening Primrose OIl

There are a lot of benefits of evening primrose oil out there, in general – from improving various physical functions to improving numerous diseases and conditions. The organic version of this oil would be the best kind in today’s market, though, since its restorative and preventive properties are currently still unsurpassed. Here are the most [...]

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How Safe are Embryonic Stem Cells?

How Safe are Embryonic Stem Cells?

The very first published clinical results of embryonic stem cells have already been published, wherein legally blind patients got injected in one eye to test the effects. The results show that they haven’t experienced any negative side effects. Plus, they seem to have better vision. These results may just be preliminary right now, but it [...]

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What Causes Excessive Sweating?

What Causes Excessive Sweating?

A lot of people have experienced the horror and embarrassment of excessive sweating of the underarms at one point of the other. What is it and what causes it, though? What Is It? Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, refers to a problem wherein people sweat much more than usual for no real reason. Of course, there [...]

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What to Expect from Microwave Endometrial Ablation

What to Expect from Microwave Endometrial Ablation

A microwave endometrial ablation refers to a special procedure that is used for the treatment of heavy menstruation. In general, microwaves will be used in treating the uterus lining in order to reduce or completely stop the menstrual flow as needed. However, this procedure is only used for women who don’t have plans of having [...]

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Emphysema Symptoms – Get Warned Beforehand!

Emphysema Symptoms – Get Warned Beforehand!

Find out which emphysema symptoms to look out for here, so you can prepare yourself and fight them as early as possible. What is Emphysema? Emphysema refers to a chronic and obstructive pulmonary disease, wherein the air passages in the lungs get damaged. Eventually, this damage will result in big pockets of holes coming about [...]

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