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Weight Loss May Help Improve Psoriasis Symptoms

2017-01-06 14:28

Psoriasis is more than just a skin condition – it is an inflammatory process that can excess weight can worsen.

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes raised, red and scaly patches to appear on the skin.

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Therapy May Improve Daily Functioning with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

2016-12-14 13:17

Adding therapy to other lifestyle changes can help improve symptoms in those who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic condition that affects the large intestine. It can cause abdominal cramping, bloating and a change in bowel habits.

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Being Sedentary Makes You More Susceptible to Damage from Ozone

2016-12-07 13:58

Ozone in the air we breathe can harm our health in many ways. Some of us are more susceptible to the damage than others – including those of us who do not get enough exercise.

So what exactly is ozone? It is a gas composed of three atoms of oxygen (O3). Just like cholesterol, ozone can be either good or bad.

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Breath test in the works could eliminate finger sticks, diagnose diabetes

2016-12-06 18:07

University of Oxford researchers are on their way to developing a portable device that could take the sting out of diabetes monitoring and even monitor blood sugar levels.

The device is much like an alcohol breathalyzer that detects byproducts of sugar metabolism on the breath. The portable machine detects acetone that forms when the body breaks down sugar.

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Should You Try Curcumin for Psoriasis?

2016-11-27 10:11

Psoriasis is one of the more frustrating skin conditions, as it can be challenging to treat and cause embarrassment. Along with conventional over-the-counter and prescription medications, there is evidence that the herbal remedy curcumin can be effective for treating psoriasis.

Psoriasis is considered an autoimmune disease because the body’s white T cells are prompted into action when they should not be, and the result is uncontrolled inflammation and rapid growth of skin

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Is worry really bad for the heart?

2016-11-04 21:06

Research published in the journal BMJ Open highlights how people who are well but worry about being sick may be setting themselves up for heart disease.

Have you ever wondered if worrying about developing an illness might be enough to make you sick? Being a worrier isn't heart healthy.

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How to manage migraine headache with diet

2016-11-01 14:23

Researchers from University of Cincinnati have conducted an in depth review of diet triggers for migraine headache. Understanding what foods help a migraine and what foods harm could mean fewer headaches.

Foods to avoid for migraine headache

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stop Environmental Trigger of Lupus

2016-09-30 13:53

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. Certain environmental factors are known triggers for flares, but research indicates there may be help in a common nutrient.

With autoimmune diseases, the immune system that normally protects us from “invaders” turns on us and produces antibodies that attack and destroy healthy tissue.

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How to Protect You and Your Pet From the Bubonic Plague

2016-09-15 18:33

It's that time between summer and Fall. During this transitional time, it's not too hot out and the weather is ideal for long walks with pets. Although it's great to spend time in nature – you should be aware of the increased risks of fleas getting on your canine friend!

It's getting nicer out and you're happier to go on longer strolls through the woods with Spot. But in tall grass and where deer frequent lay fleas in waiting.

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