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Bladder Cancer: Symptoms You Need To Watch Out For

Bladder Cancer: Symptoms You Need To Watch Out For

Symptoms during the early stages of bladder cancer are often painless and intermittent. Although blood visible in the urine is one typical sign of the disease, it may be a symptom of another medical condition. So it’s important to see a doctor instead, for a proper diagnosis and for early detection as well. It is...

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How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infection [Video]

How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infection [Video]

When left untreated, urinary tract infection (UTI) can lead to severe complications like kidney damage. While women are more prone to get UTI, men and children can also experience them. Staying hydrated can help reduce the risk of getting urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infection can affect everyone, but women are 30 times more likely...

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Female Lower Back and Groin Pain: Do you need to get checked?

Female Lower Back and Groin Pain: Do you need to get checked?

Lower back and groin pain in women may be musculoskeletal or disease-related. Infection or inflammation in the kidneys, urinary tract, or pancreas, can cause this pain.  Trauma from accidents or injuries can also result in lower back and groin pain in women.  What causes lower back and groin pain in women? Lower back and groin...

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Digestive Diseases: How to Treat and Prevent Diverticulitis

Digestive Diseases: How to Treat and Prevent Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis is a condition where the diverticula in the small intestine are inflamed or infected. Untreated diverticulitis can lead to several complications and even death. One way to prevent diverticulitis is to load up on fiber.  Diverticulitis occurs when small pouches form anywhere in your intestines and become infected or inflamed. These pouches, called diverticula,...

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Essential Facts to Know About Pancreatitis [Video]

Essential Facts to Know About Pancreatitis [Video]

The common causes of pancreatitis are gallstones and chronic alcohol use. Pancreatitis can either be acute pancreatitis or chronic. While some cases of pancreatitis can be treated, the disease can also cause complications and death. What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis is a condition where your pancreas becomes inflamed. Your pancreas is located behind your stomach. The...

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Grapeseed Oil: 5 Surprising Health Benefits

Grapeseed Oil: 5 Surprising Health Benefits

Grapeseed oil is produced from pressing the seeds of grapes. It contains vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats, making it a better option than other vegetable oils. It has high nutritional value, and its health benefits range from improving heart health and making the skin healthy. Grapeseed oil is made from pressing the seeds of grapes...

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How can you prevent secondary hypertension?

How can you prevent secondary hypertension?

Secondary hypertension refers to high blood pressure caused by another disease. There are certain risk factors for high blood pressure that you cannot do anything about, including your ethnicity and age. Certain lifestyle changes can lower your risk for diseases that may cause secondary hypertension.  About ten percent of people with high blood pressure developed...

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Ditch These Foods to Prevent Psoriasis Flare-Ups [Video]

Ditch These Foods to Prevent Psoriasis Flare-Ups [Video]

Studies have yet to prove a direct link between food and psoriasis flare-ups.  However, many people with psoriasis report that certain foods and drinks trigger their symptoms. Vegetables from the nightshade family trigger psoriasis symptoms in some people.  Some people report that avoiding certain foods and drinks help them prevent psoriasis flare-ups. Dermatologist Jerry Bagel,...

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Flavonols and Blood pressure: What’s the link?

Flavonols and Blood pressure: What’s the link?

Antioxidants are molecules that fight off the compounds that are linked to different illnesses. According to a recent study, one antioxidant called flavonol can lower blood pressure among hypertensive people. Other studies proved that high flavonol-containing foods have blood-pressure-lowering effects and cardiovascular protection. What are flavonols? Antioxidants are substances that fight off disease-causing compounds in...

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12 Warning Signs of Lung Disease

12 Warning Signs of Lung Disease

According to the American Lung Association, COPD is the third leading cause of death among Americans. Eleven million people have already been diagnosed with COPD, but many, particularly women, still have no idea they have it.  Avoid smoking to keep your lungs healthy.  Silent signs of lung disease Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and...