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Tips To Help Improve The Quality Of Your Sleep

Tips To Help Improve The Quality Of Your Sleep

Your mood throughout the day as well as your productivity is associated with how well you sleep. Sleep is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle; unfortunately, a lot of people suffer from insomnia or sleeplessness. But before you consult your healthcare provider and take prescribed sleeping pills, you might want to change your lifestyle…

A Few Questions About Skin Cancer, Answered.

A Few Questions About Skin Cancer, Answered.

Spring break is just around the corner, and so is summer. It’s hard not to resist that urge to get outside and enjoy that warm weather. So, are you thinking about taking a trip to the beach? Have a convertible and can’t wait to ride around with the top down? Are your kids starting up…

What Is The Candida Overgrowth Syndrome?

What Is The Candida Overgrowth Syndrome?

Microorganisms in The Human Body Several microorganisms live harmoniously in the human body. These microorganisms include bacteria, fungi, and viruses.  Bacteria however is said to be the most abundant in the human body.  They can be classified into good or bad bacteria. The good bacterium, as the name itself signifies, is beneficial to the body…

Post-Operative Care For Orthopedic Patients

Post-Operative Care For Orthopedic Patients

Spinal surgery can cost anywhere between $20,000 and $150,000, depending on the type of procedure. Now, there are at least 6 popular kinds for cases of spinal herniation, slipped discs, trauma and degenerative diseases. Any  of them would entail a hospitalization period of 3 weeks to several months. However there are ways by which you…

How To Identify A Stroke

How To Identify A Stroke

The importance of identifying stroke as a medical emergency has been underrated in the past, partly because it was assumed that not much could be done for stroke patients. Today, the picture is changing. There is increased awareness of the dangers of stroke, and of the possibility of reducing the damage by taking quick, effective…

Top 10 forms of cancer

Top 10 forms of cancer

Cancer affects millions of people all over the world and experts estimate that around 1 in 3 people will be affected by cancer in their lifetime. There are hundreds of different forms of cancer and the disease can affect almost every organ and system in the body. Survival rates for cancer are increasing every year…

When a Nurse Practitioner is Your Better Choice

When a Nurse Practitioner is Your Better Choice

When it comes to health care, most people turn to doctors to provide them with checkups, treatments and prescriptions. What most people don’t realize is that when you’re in need of medical attention, a doctor is not your only option. Instead, you can also use the expertise of a nurse practitioner. What is a nurse…

How To Find The Best Self-Help Books

How To Find The Best Self-Help Books

Self help books are a mixed bunch, and knowing which ones are useful and full of real workable advice and deciding which ones are nothing but useless drivel and potentially destructive ideas can be difficult. All of them promise the same things – increased happiness and wealth, more confidence and probably a hot girlfriend/boyfriend to…

Top 7 Home Treatments That Can Mitigate Herpes Outbreaks

Top 7 Home Treatments That Can Mitigate Herpes Outbreaks

Unfortunately, ridding yourself permanently of the virus causing herpes, namely the HSV-1 (oral) or HSV-2 (genital) is an impossible feat for the world of medicine at this point. On the bright side, keeping the annoying and painful outbreaks under control and reducing their frequency can be achieved in a number of ways, from utilizing OTC…

Healthy Nutrition Tips for Your Newborn Baby

Healthy Nutrition Tips for Your Newborn Baby

Infants under three months are considered newborns. During this period they spend as much as 16 hours a day sleeping for 3-4 hour stretches at a time. They will wake up when they feel hungry and to alert their parents that their diapers need to be changed. Newborns grow and develop rapidly during this time…