Other Disease & Disorders

What’s the Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

When most people hear the word “Diabetes” they picture an overweight, unhealthy person. This is true in most cases of type 2 Diabetes. Unfortunately, not many people know the difference between these two types of Diabetes Mellitus. Type 1 Diabetes is also known as insulin dependent Diabetes and affects mostly children. With type 1 Diabetes, the patient always needs insulin, and this type of Diabetes cannot be treated with pills.
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Headaches and Migraines – Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Most, if not every adult, in today’s busy and stressful time has suffered from a severe headache, or migraine, at least once in their life. It can cause a number of questions to run through the conscious and subconscious mind – what are the causes of migraines?…What are some good migraine medicines?…Where can I get some headache help! Many rarely speak of it, for fear that they would be thought weak or pathetic for letting such a “trivial” matter get the better of them.
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Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy – What You Need to Know

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy are among the most common major surgeries performed on children, and they’re also very common in adults as well. Unfortunately, many people forget, or fail to heed the warnings, that these surgeries can have complications. As with any surgery, it’s vitally important to research any possible complications, precautions and other related information before reaching the operating table.
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Hypothyroidism – A Comprehensive Guide

Hypothyroidism is a vastly under diagnosed illness, affecting an alarming amount of people. Hypothyroidism is the lack of production of the thyroid hormone. The main purpose of the thyroid hormone is to run the body’s metabolic system. Symptoms in people with insufficient thyroid hormone will include: fatigue, hair loss, weakness, weight gain, constipation, memory loss, cold intolerance, decreased libido – these are only a few of the symptoms.
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Clubfoot – the most common birth defect of the lower limb

For most people the birth of their child is an exciting, joyful event. Unfortunately, this is not the case for everyone. Sometimes something goes wrong. Clubfoot (Talipes) is a birth defect which affects the foot (in some cases both feet). It’s not all bad news though, because medical research over the past several years has shed light on new clubfoot treatments that can help eliminate, or at least minimize, this somewhat common birth defect.
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Natural Asbestos Is a Hazard, Too

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You may associate asbestos with insulation and other industrial uses. But asbestos itself is not man-made. It is a mineral that can be found in rocks and soil. And in its natural form, asbestos can be just as deadly as the asbestos in old buildings and auto brake pads. Read More…

Free Giveaway for My Beloved Promote Health Readers!!

Back in April, I blogged about Take Care Health Clinics located at select Walgreens locations, and how they were going to offer free and discounted health care to low-income and unemployed workers. In an effort to get the word out about this awesome program, I’m offering free prize packs to my readers that will be sponsored by Take Care Health Clinics and Walgreens. Wanna get your hands on one of these free prize packs? Here are the details…
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Adults Fear Diabetes, Yet They Do Nothing to Prevent It?!?

In today’s society where diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases around – mostly due to being overweight or obese – most adults admit to fearing the potentially deadly disease but more often than not, they go on to say that they do nothing to prevent getting the disease in the first place! These findings were recently reported by the American Diabetes Association who commissioned a survey in February and March of this year, which consisted of 2,516 U.S. residents at least 18 years old.overweight_biker at risk of diabetes Read More…

7 Unconventional Tips to Get Heart Healthy

This is a guest post by DENA WHITE who is a freelance writer and covers topics such as nurse assistant and medical careers, health care topics, and more.
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The human heart is a valuable organ. It is our source for love, life and vitality. Keeping your heart healthy involves taking care of not just your body, but your mind and spirit as well. Obviously, eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly and not smoking are vital to having a healthy heart. However, there are a few unconventional tips that you can use to get heart healthy, too. Read More…

Hydroxycut Products Recalled According to FDA

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The maker of Hydroxycut products, which are popular diet and energy-enhancing supplements, has recalled some of their products due to several cases of serious health problems reportedly caused by consuming their products. The FDA warns consumers to stop taking the products in question and to return them to the place of purchase for a refund. Read More…

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