Tag: Mayo Clinic

What is Healthy Diet?

What is Healthy Diet?

The food you eat provides your body with the essential nutrients for growth, development and energy. While consuming more food than required for prolonged periods of time can increase your risk for obesity and chronic diseases, poor diet may cause malnutrition. Considerations before Going on a Diet If you are looking to lose weight, you [...]

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Consumer Reviews and Best Male Multivitamins

Consumer Reviews and Best Male Multivitamins

Are you looking for the best multivitamin for men? Well, according to consumer reviews, check out GNC, Rainbow Light and One-A-Day’s multivitamins for men. Most of us are aware of the fact that it is best to get all the nutrients we require from the foods we eat. However, this is not always possible. Many [...]

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What Causes Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

What Causes Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

After the success of the hit television series “Monk” (2002 – 2009) people wanted to know more about the ailment that the detective Monk suffered from – obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD. Unfortunately, not even Monk could determine the exact culprit that causes OCD. No one knows why people get OCD. The prestigious Mayo Clinic [...]

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What You Need to Know About Carcinoid Syndrome

What You Need to Know About Carcinoid Syndrome

Carcinoid syndrome is an umbrella term for numerous different disorders that all have one thing in common – the growth of carcinoid tumors. These rare, small, slow-growing cancer tumors leech hormone-lie chemicals into a blood vessel over the liver that causes carcinoid syndrome. By the time a patient experiences symptoms, the tumors are quite advanced. [...]

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Niacin Side Effects Are Rare

Niacin Side Effects Are Rare

Niacin is also known as Vitamin B3 or nicotinic acid. It is easily available as an over the counter nutritional supplement. There are numerous reasons why people take niacin supplements. Some are trying to reduce their blood pressure while others believe that mega doses can remove all traces of marijuana from a body. Alcoholics tend [...]

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Fatty Liver Symptoms Cannot Be Ignored

Fatty Liver Symptoms Cannot Be Ignored

By the time a person experienced fatty liver symptoms, their livers have already been enlarged. Patients need immediate treatment if they are to avoid potentially deadly cirrhosis. Medical experts estimate that 25% of all Americans suffer from nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, often just known as fatty liver. As its name implies, the liver is swollen [...]

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4 Tips To Get Pregnant Fast

4 Tips To Get Pregnant Fast

You’ve been trying to have a baby for what seems like an eternity. You’ve been to the doctor and you checked out healthy. Your family and friends are giving you and your partner funny looks and snicker when you turn your back. It seems that everyone else in the worse is fertile except for you. [...]

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Amlodipine Besylate Side Effects

Amlodipine Besylate Side Effects

This medication has multiple effects on the cardiovascular system and is a member of a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers. Calcium channels are receptors that are placed in a variety of areas within the cardiovascular system. When these channels become blocked it results in the blood vessels relaxing and lowering the heart rate. [...]

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Exercise and Good Diet can help Erectile Dysfunction

Exercise and Good Diet can help Erectile Dysfunction

A new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine has highlighted that erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign for the onset of heart problems. It says that the warning period may be as great as five years. The study researcher, Stephen L. Kopecky, MD, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. [...]

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New Guidelines on Frequent Cause of Sudden Death in Athlete

New Guidelines on Frequent Cause of Sudden Death in Athlete

A disorder of the heart which affects as many as 600,000 Americans often goes unnoticed and undiagnosed. That is until some athlete or sportsman dies on the playing field. The condition is called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and new guidelines have been introduced to address diagnosis and treatment of the condition. Bernard J. Gersh, MD, PhD, [...]

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of great anticipation and immense physiologic change for a woman. A woman’s body goes through significant anatomic and hormonal changes during pregnancy in order to support the development of her growing baby. The estimated date of delivery or “due date” is generally 40 weeks after the first day of the last [...]

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