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Understanding Asthma and the Treatment Options

Understanding Asthma and the Treatment Options

May 14, 2014 | Asthma
Asthma is a chronic lung disease marked by attacks of severe spasm in the airways of the lungs. Inflammation of the airways and tightening of the muscles surrounding them can lead to airway obstruction and trigger an asthma attack. Some airway...
Stroke: Modifiable risk factors

Stroke: Modifiable risk factors

May 14, 2014 | Stroke
Stroke is one of the most devastating disorders among cerebrovascular diseases. Two types of stroke, ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, together with other cerebrovascular anomalies, in 2010 were the cause of approximately 8,300 deaths accounting for...
Type I Diabetes – New therapies and potential cures

Type I Diabetes – New therapies and potential cures

May 14, 2014 | Diabetes
Not too long ago, insulin regimens required multiple daily injections. People with diabetes would have to take multiple blood sugar readings throughout the day and adjust the dose of their short-acting insulin to meet their individual requirements....
Complications of High Blood Pressure: What You Need to Know

Complications of High Blood Pressure: What You Need to Know

May 12, 2014 | Heart
Your heart is responsible for pumping oxygen-rich blood to the other organs in your body. Large blood vessels called arteries carry blood away from the heart, while smaller vessels called veins carry blood toward the heart. Arteries have thicker...
Insomnia – Natural treatments

Insomnia – Natural treatments

May 9, 2014 | Sleep Disorders
A common and distressing condition, insomnia usually arises as a secondary effect of another health related issue, such as an illness, injury or stressful life event, Insomnia also occurs in some individuals as a primary condition with a distinct,...
Natural alternatives to Testosterone Replacement Therapies

Natural alternatives to Testosterone Replacement Therapies

May 9, 2014 | Men's Health
Testosterone plays a very important role in the growth and development of an average male. However, with advancing age and certain health issues, the function of testes may reduce, resulting in a decreased secretion of testosterone that may be...
Male Menopause: Hormone replacement therapy pro's vs cons

Male Menopause: Hormone replacement therapy pro's vs cons

May 9, 2014 | Hormone replacement, Men's Health
The efficiency and performance of major systems and organs decline with physiological aging. Although, male subjects do not experience monthly hormonal fluctuations or menstrual cycles like females, the aging process does alter the normal serum...
Heart Failure: Presentation and treatment options

Heart Failure: Presentation and treatment options

May 9, 2014 | Heart, Men's Health, Age related illnesses, Women's Health
The primary function of the heart is to pump oxygenated blood to all the organs and tissues of the body. When this pumping action weakens, for whatever reason, blood does not circulate normally, and the body organs are deprived of the oxygen and...
Diabetic insulin dosing for optimising sport performance and safety

Diabetic insulin dosing for optimising sport performance and safety

May 9, 2014 | Diabetes
Blood glucose and insulin dosing in type I diabetes can be complicated, even when people stick to routine diets with routine amounts of physical activity. The complexity increases dramatically in diabetic athletes who expend great deals of energy....
Macular Degeneration Treatment Protocols

Macular Degeneration Treatment Protocols

May 8, 2014 | Eyes, Age related illnesses
What is Macular Degeneration? Macular degeneration, also referred to as age-related macular degeneration, is a common eye condition that is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in individuals who are 50 years of age and older [1]. This...
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