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Understanding the Difference Between Cold and Flu Symptoms

October 30, 2019

Cold and flu season is upon us, which means many people will have to deal with unpleasant respiratory symptoms. Some people even experience a cold every winter. While colds share many symptoms with the flu, it’s important to remember that the flu is much more serious. Read on to learn how to differentiate between these … Continue reading “Understanding the Difference Between Cold and Flu Symptoms”

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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Bone Density

October 15, 2019

Our bones support nearly every part of the body. Maintaining your bone density is important for muscle function, strength, calcium storage, and overall health. However, many women struggle to maintain their bone density, especially after menopause. Keep reading to learn why bone strength is an issue for so many women and how your doctor can … Continue reading “What Every Woman Needs to Know About Bone Density”

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Vitamins That Women Require for Healthy Living

September 30, 2019

To ensure healthy living, the body produces some nutrients and vitamins by itself. However, there are other vitamins the body needs that it can’t produce. Vitamins are essential for growth, development, and cell function, and as a woman, you need to incorporate the following into your diet: Iron Iron increases red blood cell count in … Continue reading “Vitamins That Women Require for Healthy Living”

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Factors That Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

September 20, 2019

Nearly 6 million Americans have Alzheimer’s and every 65 seconds, someone new develops the condition (alz.org, 2019). The disease causes a nonstop decline in thinking ability, behavioral capacity, and social skills. Not a lot is known about what causes the condition, but the following factors have been proven to increase its risk: Genetics Studies indicate … Continue reading “Factors That Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease”

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The Most Important Vitamins for Men

August 22, 2019

Men between the ages of 19 and 70 need a lot of vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. These nutrients serve many purposes in the body including boosting metabolism, strengthening the bones, and improving cardiovascular health. Fish Oil Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and it has diverse health benefits. It helps reduce … Continue reading “The Most Important Vitamins for Men”

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Living with GERD: Foods and Activities to Avoid

According to a report from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), approx. 20% of the American population is struggling with gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD). If you have been diagnosed with this condition, here are some foods and activities that may cause heartburn and worsen your symptoms. Foods that have high-fat … Continue reading “Living with GERD: Foods and Activities to Avoid”

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Common Symptoms and Causes of GERD

July 26, 2019

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition caused by the return of stomach acid into the esophagus, the tube that connects the stomach to the mouth. The acid often irritates the esophageal lining, causing some discomfort. GERD is quite common and at least once every month, over 60 million Americans suffer from the condition. Generally, … Continue reading “Common Symptoms and Causes of GERD”

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5 Easy Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a wax-like substance produced in the liver and transported through the blood via lipoproteins. It builds cell membrane structures, produces hormones like estrogen and testosterone, and aids metabolism. When in excess, however, cholesterol increases the risk of stroke or a heart attack. Here are some tips to help lower bad cholesterol levels in … Continue reading “5 Easy Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol”

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Common Symptoms of Heatstroke and the Importance of Emergency Care

June 26, 2019

When your body overheats and your core temperature exceeds 104F (40°C), you are at risk of heatstroke. This condition is often fatal and it is caused by extended exposure to/overexertion in high temperatures. Heatstroke is most rampant during the summer months and here are its common symptoms: Irregular sweating: when heatstroke is caused by hot … Continue reading “Common Symptoms of Heatstroke and the Importance of Emergency Care”

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5 Signs You May Have COPD

June 18, 2019

According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, over 16 million Americans have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The belief is that millions more have the disease without knowing it. COPD is caused mostly by smoking cigarettes, or in some cases, excessive exposure to particulate matter or certain gases. COPD has no cure, but … Continue reading “5 Signs You May Have COPD”

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How to Differentiate Sinusitis from a Head Cold

May 22, 2019

A head cold’s symptoms are felt mostly around the head and in the sinuses. The symptoms include a stuffed/runny nose, sneezing, and a mild headache. In this regard, a head cold is very similar to a sinus infection. So, how are you sure what you think is a cold is not really sinusitis? Find out … Continue reading “How to Differentiate Sinusitis from a Head Cold”

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5 Things You Need to Know about Anemia

May 18, 2019

Anemia is the prevalent blood disorder in the United States and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute reports that 3 million Americans suffer from the condition. It is caused by a lack of red blood cells (hemoglobin) in the body and common symptoms include fatigue, fast/irregular heartbeat, dizziness, pale skin, etc. Here are 5 … Continue reading “5 Things You Need to Know about Anemia”

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How to Keep Spring Allergies Under Control

April 23, 2019

Spring season is in full effect, meaning the allergy season that precedes spring has been around for a couple of months now. During this period, more people suffer from colds, sneezing, a runny nose, watery eyes and a host of other allergic reactions. Read on to find out more about Spring allergies and how to … Continue reading “How to Keep Spring Allergies Under Control”

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Tips to Help You Protect Your Heart and Your Kidney

April 17, 2019

If you are suffering from kidney disease, then you are at a higher risk of heart and blood vessel diseases. Likewise, any problem with the heart and blood vessels is likely to affect the kidneys. As a result, it is important to protect your heart, as well as your kidneys. Here are some tips to … Continue reading “Tips to Help You Protect Your Heart and Your Kidney”

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Do’s and Don’ts While Trying to Lose Weight

March 21, 2019

Nearly 40% of adults in the United States aged 20 years and above are struggling with obesity. If left unchecked, obesity may increase the risk of critical health conditions like heart disease, stroke, cancer, Type II diabetes, and many more. If you are looking to lose some weight, here are some do’s and don’ts: Things … Continue reading “Do’s and Don’ts While Trying to Lose Weight”

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5 Symptoms of Early Onset Alzheimer’s

March 18, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease causes memory loss and extreme behavioral changes, and it comes with old age. It cannot be cured, but there are ways to slow down the progression of the disease. Before you can do this, however, you need to know when the condition is creeping up on you. Below are 5 symptoms of early … Continue reading “5 Symptoms of Early Onset Alzheimer’s”

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Discuss Preventive Care for IBD with Your Doctor in Tomball

February 23, 2019

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a common gastrointestinal condition and has no cure. This means that patients with IBD need a lifetime of care to increase quality of life and reduce surgery requirements, hospitalization and death rates. Often, patients with IBD don’t discuss preventive care with their doctors as the focus tends to be on … Continue reading “Discuss Preventive Care for IBD with Your Doctor in Tomball”

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The Best Healthcare in Houston TX Offers Personalized Care

February 14, 2019

Sometimes when you don’t feel well, it’s hard to pinpoint what ails you. You have a headache and sore throat. Does that mean you have the flu? You’re also feeling sick to your stomach. Is it just a cold, or something more? You have a lot of questions when it comes to your health. When … Continue reading “The Best Healthcare in Houston TX Offers Personalized Care”

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How Medical Payment Plans Can Save You Money

January 25, 2019

Healthcare costs in America have skyrocketed. It’s not uncommon to find many people who are unable to pay their medical bills, so they go without treatment. That kind of thinking could be life threatening. Instead of forgoing needed medical treatment, talk to your doctor to see if payment plans are offered. Payment Plans Can Reduce … Continue reading “How Medical Payment Plans Can Save You Money”

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Taking Advantage When Your Medical Insurance is Accepted at a Medical Provider

January 14, 2019

When you’re looking for a medical provider, one of the most important questions to ask is whether your medical insurance is accepted by their office. Depending on your coverage, this single question can end up saving you a lot of money and headaches in the future. Why is it so important? Clear Communication A good … Continue reading “Taking Advantage When Your Medical Insurance is Accepted at a Medical Provider”

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