Tag: Alcohol

The Many Possibilities Of Unexplained Infertility

The Many Possibilities Of Unexplained Infertility

There are a number of explanations given for unexplained fertility including drinking alcohol excessively, smoking, etc. However, none of the explanations given by scientist have been conclusive. According to medical studies, nearly 60 percent of patients reported unexplained fertility just a few years back. However, in the last several years, authors said the number has [...]

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How to Identify and Deal with Genital Warts

How to Identify and Deal with Genital Warts

Genital warts are an STI (sexually transmitted infection) which may appear on the vagina, urethra, vulva, penis, and in and around the anus. These warts are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) and this infection is quite common. Most patients show no symptoms of genital warts. In women the warts can spread to the [...]

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Poor Circulation of the Extremities

Poor Circulation of the Extremities

People with untreated poor circulation can suffer from a range of ailments ranging from being simply uncomfortable to suffering from a fatal stroke or heart attack. Poor circulation is a condition when, for whatever reason, the body is unable to sufficiently meet the metabolic needs of your body. In some way, shape, or form, the [...]

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Causes of Redness on Face

Causes of Redness on Face

Are you plagued by constant redness on your face which refuses to go away? It is important to understand the underlying cause before treatment can be found. There are a large number of things that can cause a person to be embarrassed about their appearance in public situations. Many of these issues stem around the [...]

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How to Improve Your ‘Good’ Cholesterol Levels?

How to Improve Your ‘Good’ Cholesterol Levels?

There are two types of cholesterol. While excessive amounts of LDL cholesterol may obstruct the flow of blood and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke, high-density or HDL cholesterol may lower the risk of heart disease. HDL Cholesterol About one-third to one-fourth of blood cholesterol circulates in form of HDL cholesterol. High levels [...]

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Get rid of water retention

Get rid of water retention

Water retention can not only be uncomfortable but can also cause self-esteem issues and really affect your confidence levels. If you are trying to get rid of water weight then you are probably aware that there is a lot of, seemingly contradictory, advice around. Generally speaking if you suffer from water retention the advice seems [...]

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Low blood sugar symptoms

Low blood sugar symptoms

Normal blood sugar levels are essential for normal, healthy life – extremely low blood sugar (or hypoglycaemia) should be considered a medical emergency as it might be a threat to life. Low blood sugar symptoms will increase in severity as the level of blood sugar lowers. A blood sugar reading of below 70 mg/dL is [...]

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Erectile Dysfunction In Young Men

Erectile Dysfunction In Young Men

Erectile dysfunction in young men is being reported more and more frequently. It is the condition, in which a man is unable to maintain an erection suitable for sexual activity. Although it is more common in men of the age of 50 and over, there are some causes making erectile dysfunction in young men increasingly [...]

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Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis

Dual diagnosis is a term referring to an individual who has been diagnosed with both a mental health disorder and an alcohol or drug addiction. It has been suggested by the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Association that at least half of the two million individuals in American, suffering from a major mental health [...]

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Liver disease on the increase

Liver disease on the increase

Recent studies have shown that fatal cases of liver disease are rising year on year – with alcohol contributing to around one third of total cases of the disease. This rise is in direct contrast to deaths resulting from cardiac disease and other cancers – all have which have been steadily declining. Statistics show that [...]

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Top Tips for a Flat Belly

Top Tips for a Flat Belly

In order to successfully achieve your goal of a flat belly, there are a few simple rules you have to follow. Before we get to that you need to know that your body burns 10-20% of the calories you intake, simply by digesting the food. This means your body is doing some of the work [...]

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Drink Less for Strong Bones

Drink Less for Strong Bones

Most people are aware that heavy drinking is a health issue and also has a negative affect on the liver and other internal organs, but not so many people are aware that too much alcohol also acts negatively on your bones. This is especially true if you are a heavy drinker as an adolescent or [...]

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Drinking Limits for Women

Drinking Limits for Women

Many ladies like a drink after a hard day’s work. It helps them to relax and wind down. What many women do not realise is that they are drinking more than the government’s recommended limits. This could mean that they are harming themselves because of their drinking habits. By not being aware that the recommended [...]

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Alcohol and Drugs Affect 33% of Youth Today

Alcohol and Drugs Affect 33% of Youth Today

A report published in the Archives of General Psychiatry has identified that more than 32% of American teenagers drink or use drugs. The study was large scale and ran from 2005 until 2008. It was carried out by Li-Tzy Wu, a professor in the department of psychiatry of behavioral sciences at Duke University Medical Center [...]

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High blood pressure

High blood pressure

Because high blood pressure can occur and no symptoms are seen the only way to check is by having a blood pressure check. It’s a very simple check and most chemists as well as doctors and practice nurses can carry it out. There are even home checking kits available. The importance of checking cannot be [...]

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Alcohol and Wellbeing

Alcohol and Wellbeing

For many people, drinking alcohol is a way of winding clown at the end of a busy working day, and it’s true that moderate amounts of alcohol can act as a relaxant. Many people have commented that the alcohol restrictions are difficult to maintain. But there are several reasons why it’s important to keep your [...]

November 10, 2012 More
Causes of cancer

Causes of cancer

Examples of external factors that contribute to accumulation of muted genes leading to cancer are: physical inactivity, tobacco and alcohol, nutrition, radiation and chemicals, bacteria and viruses, medications, and reproductive factors. Although the exact biological mechanism for some of these factors by which they contribute to cancer remain elusive, results from epidemiological studies provide clear [...]

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