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Keep people informed about the latest health threats

2016-01-25 18:58

Many people fail to listen to the advice from their doctors. In some cases, a medical professional will mention a certain health threat, but the patient will not believe it until it is confirmed by several sources. Surprisingly, more people believe health threats when they hear them from family, friends or even random strangers. This means it is everyone’s responsibility to help spread the word about common health concerns today.

Health conditions which are more common than you think

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Alternative Cancer Treatments that Work

2016-01-25 14:54
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Treatments for cancer have traditionally been surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. However in 1985, hyperthermia therapy, a natural non-invasive treatment which allows the generation of heat to a specific area to kill tumor cells was approved for clinical use. When combined with very low dose radiation, proponents of this non-traditional treatment claim a success rate of 85-92% remission. Hyperthermia is internationally known as the fourth treatment in cancer therapy and while relatively new to the U.S is well known and widely used in other countries like Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, France, Italy, and China.

Dr. Haim I. Bicher, M.D. of the Bicher Cancer Institute (BCI) in Los Angeles, California, is one physician who has used the combined therapy successfully for decades. Dr.

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Top snoring remedies that actually work

2016-01-15 21:35

A report from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) found that 48 percent of adults snore. Snoring is a common complaint among couples and has been the cause of many arguments. However, snoring can also be an indication of other health problems and has been linked to a higher risk of heart disease.

Dangers of snoring

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Bed bugs and your health: Common FAQs

2016-01-11 18:18

Although it is not something the average person spends a lot of time thinking about, bed bugs can be a serious problem when present in the home. Unfortunately, regardless of how careful and conscientious you are, there is always a risk of bed bugs making your house their home. From a personal health and hygiene perspective, what does the presence of bed bugs mean for you and your family? Here are the answers to frequently asked questions regarding bed bugs and your health.

Are Bed Bug Bites Dangerous?

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Boost your immune system with easy steps

2016-01-08 19:29

Your immune system is crucial to keeping you healthy and protecting you from germs. However, it is constantly under attack from a variety of factors. If you want to boost your immune system, then you may want to consider the following ideas. They are easy to incorporate into your daily life and do not take a great deal of planning.

Take probiotics

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SAM-e for fibromyalgia: Studies reveal advantages of supplement

2016-01-05 21:50

SAM-e is also known as S-adenosylmethionine, and it has become a popular supplement. This amino acid has been used by patients seeking relief from depression, anxiety, pain, headaches, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and other health problems. Although researchers continue to debate the efficacy of this supplement, patients have reported an improvement in their fibromyalgia symptoms after using the treatment.

Understanding S-adenosylmethionine

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Fibromyalgia pain decreases with simple Flexeril treatment

2015-12-29 19:56

Fibromyalgia is a condition with no official cure, and patients often try multiple treatments as they seek relief. From insomnia to muscle pain, the problems can affect multiple parts of the body and decrease the quality of life. However, some patients have found that Flexeril helps them fight the pain and find relief. Before you consider this treatment, you may want to consult your doctor and examine all of your options.

Understanding Flexeril

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Acupuncture for High Blood Pressure

2015-12-28 11:04
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For the first time, researchers have scientifically shown that acupuncture (specifically, electroacupuncture) can reduce blood pressure among individuals with hypertension. For anyone looking for a drug-free way to manage this common health challenge, acupuncture for high blood pressure may be an option to consider.

The study involved the use of electroacupuncture, a form of acupuncture in which individuals receive low-intensity electrical pulses through ultra-thin needles that are inserted at specific sites t

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Fibromyalgia study focuses on surprising Epsom salt benefits

2015-12-23 19:56

Epsom salt, also known as magnesium sulfate, is a popular home remedy with several benefits. Now, a new study is focusing on the potential use of Epsom salt to help fibromyalgia patients. The researchers are investigating how Epsom salt baths affect patients and reduce symptoms. Scientists have previously noted that magnesium deficiencies may play a role in fibromyalgia, so soaking in Epsom salt may help.

Understanding Epsom Salt

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Essential steps for keeping seniors safe at home

2015-12-18 13:08

It is estimated that one out of every seven people is a senior. The population continues to age, and the National Institute on Aging believes that the number of senior citizens will triple around the globe by 2050. This is creating unique challenges for families and caregivers as they try to help seniors stay safe in their homes. There are steps you can take to help your family members.

Make it easy to reach help

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