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How to Work Out Using Everyday Items

How to Work Out Using Everyday Items

Solid workouts don’t require fancy equipment. Willingness and creativity are key in getting your sweat on even if you don’t have access to the gym or the outdoors. There are several items in your home that you can use for your workouts, including paper plates, PVC pipes, and even a beach towel. Don’t have access...

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Experts Reveal: Lockdown Does Not Weaken Immunity

Experts Reveal: Lockdown Does Not Weaken Immunity

Staying indoors does not weaken immunity. Our immune system will keep going even without a bombardment of viruses.  Our immunity weakens as we get older. To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and its new variant, some regions are again in lockdown state. But does staying indoors weaken the immunity, as some people fear? Dr Sten...

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Fatigue Causes and How to Prevent Them

Fatigue Causes and How to Prevent Them

Though tiredness is experienced by everyone at one point, it can be relieved by sleep and rest.  However, there are other situations or medical conditions that you may unknowingly have that can leave you feeling lethargic, sleepy, or drained.  Poor sleep habits and diet not only impact overall health but also cause fatigue and reduced...

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Reasons Why You Get a Stiff Neck

Reasons Why You Get a Stiff Neck

Most neck pain is due to bad posture combined with other conditions, lifestyle habits or even injuries. Muscle tension from too many hours hunched over your smartphone or computer is one primary cause of strained neck muscles. Nicotine abuse also contributes to chronic neck pain because its chemicals damage blood vessels and prevent them from...

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7 Warning Signs of Gallbladder Cancer [Video]

7 Warning Signs of Gallbladder Cancer [Video]

The gallbladder is located under the liver, and it stores bile used to digest fatty foods. Gallbladder cancer is rare, but it can affect any part of the gallbladder and even extend to the liver when it develops. Some symptoms of gallbladder cancer can go unnoticed, so it is essential to know about them. The...

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Which Types of Eye Disease Are Inherited?

Which Types of Eye Disease Are Inherited?

Genes play a role in many types of eye diseases affecting individuals of all ages.  Among infants, 60 percent of cases of blindness are caused by inherited eye diseases including congenital cataracts, congenital glaucoma, eye malformations and many more.  Even common vision problems can be inherited, according to ophthalmologic experts, such as strabismus or cross-eyes,...

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Frostbite: 7 Signs You Should Never Ignore

Frostbite: 7 Signs You Should Never Ignore

Frostbite can cause severe skin damage. Dehydration can cause frostbite. Drinking alcohol in cold weather can increase your risk of frostbite. Frostbite can affect anyone who spends time outdoors in the winter. Here are the signs and symptoms of frostbite that you should never ignore. 1. Red or sore skin Frostbite causes the cheeks, nose,...

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Winter Hear Attack: Cause and Prevention

Winter Hear Attack: Cause and Prevention

A drop in temperatures can impact not just your health but your heart as well. Because the cold weather causes the body to lose heat rapidly, older people and those with heart disease are advised to keep their heart warm. One way of reducing a risk of heart attack in winter is keeping your body...

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: How to Distinguish the Different Conditions [Video]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: How to Distinguish the Different Conditions [Video]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) includes digestive tract conditions such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and indeterminate colitis. The three IBD conditions can have similar and overlapping symptoms. Looking closely at the symptoms will help in diagnosing each IBD conditions correctly. Inflammatory Bowel Disease refers to a group of disorders characterized by prolonged inflammation of the...

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When Is High Blood Pressure an Emergency?

When Is High Blood Pressure an Emergency?

High blood pressure comes with chest pain, back pain, and vision changes are called hypertensive emergencies. Hypertensive emergencies require immediate medical attention. People with high blood pressure who stops taking their blood pressure medicines are at higher risk of experiencing a hypertensive emergency. A silent killer High blood pressure is often called the silent killer...