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Hernia Symptoms: Is there Reason for Panic?

Hernia occurs when an organ or a fatty tissue squeezes through a weak spot in a surrounding muscle or connective tissue called fascia. There are different types of hernia, with the most common being inguinal (inner groin), femoral (outer groin), umbilical (belly button), hiatal (upper stomach), and incisional (resulting from an incision) [1]. Depending on […] Read More

Diverticulitis Symptoms 101: What is Diverticulitis, Causes, Symptoms, and How to Prevent

We always want to say that thanks to evolution, certain diseases are extinct. We have vaccines now, we have medications that we didn’t have a century or two ago. But in some cases, evolution has actually been bad. For example, diverticulitis, a condition that was rare before the 20th century, is now one of the […] Read More

Top Warning Shingles Symptoms: What to do?

Shingles, or commonly known as herpes zoster, occur when the dormant chickenpox virus is reactivated in your nerve tissues. Shingles usually cause a rash or blisters on the skin, and only people who’ve had chickenpox can develop shingles. The virus is inactive in nerve cells, but can be triggered later in life and cause shingles. […] Read More

Kidney Pain: What is Causing and How to Relieve it?

Kidney pain is something people often mistake for back pain. In some cases, it is difficult to distinguish these two. However, there is a clear difference. For one, kidney pain is usually deeper and higher in the back located under the ribs [1]. Muscle pain caused by a back injury tends to be lower in […] Read More

Gallbladder Attack Symptoms: Know The Symptoms

Gallbladder attacks can be scary, and sometimes people can mistake them for a heart attack. This small digestive organ is unable to properly aid the digestive process when you have gallbladder problems. The result of storing liver bile is gallstones forming in the bile duct ducts. With that in mind, it is essential that you […] Read More

Fluid in Ear: Is it Serious? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fluid in ear is a common condition that can cause pain, dizziness, and make it difficult for you to participate in daily activities. And while you might think you are safe, the truth is that many people are hit with fluid in ear [1]. The good news is that there are many ways you can […] Read More

Are Blood Clots in Leg Different than Blood Clots in Heart?

When people think of blood clots, they often think of a heart attack. But they forget that blood clots in leg are just as serious and dangerous as blood cloths in lungs and heart. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 900,000 people in the United States alone affected by blood […] Read More

Asperger’s symptoms in Children, Teens, and Adults: Are they Different?

Anyone who has ever watched The Big Bang Theory assumes Sheldon Cooper, the main character on the show, has Asperger’s syndrome. But the show runners have dismissed that theory a number of times. Truth is, Sheldon manifests most if not all of the classic Asperger’s symptoms. The question most people when they have a partner […] Read More

8 Steps Guide to Clean Your Arteries

Arteries carry oxygen-rich blood throughout every part of your body. That makes arteries extremely important for your overall health. The structure of the arteries allows them to carry oxygen. They are smooth on the inside, allowing blood to flow easily and quickly. However, our lifestyle can sometimes get in the way. Due to poor nutrition […] Read More

Skin cancer 101: Signs, Prevention, and Causes

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, even more common than breast cancer. According to some research, one in five people in America develop skin cancer. The problem is that bad habits are mostly the cause of skin cancer. We can avoid many bad habits, once we identify them. If you […] Read More

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