What Do Women Need To Know About Chronic Inflammation?

Chronic Inflammation and Women

Inflammation is an important response the body makes when it is injured or ill. Without the response of inflammation, wounds would fester and infections could reach a deadly level. Inflammation can serve an important purpose in healing newer ailments, however, it can only be problematic when it plays a role in chronic issues. Chronic inflammation…

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February is American Heart Month

American Heart Month

American Heart Month is a federally designated event. This month is used to focus on healthy hearts for yourself, your family and friends. This month is about building awareness for heart disease and how it affects the community. Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. This can include blood vessel diseases,…

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Three Easy Steps to Keep Your Thyroid Healthy

If you missed January’s designation as Thyroid Awareness Month, it’s never too late to stay informed about your thyroid health. Located at the front of the neck over the windpipe, your thyroid affects your entire body, including such critical functions as heart rate and energy level. When it’s not working properly, you’ll feel the effects.…

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In Focus: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, can be a very uncomfortable, if not painful, condition for some people. While IBS is a very common condition, only a small number of people affected by the condition will experience severe symptoms. Many people will have to make changes to their diet, stress level or lifestyle in order to…

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Groundbreaking Multiple Sclerosis Testing Now Available

Multiple Sclerosis Testing

Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a chronic inflammatory condition which can result in permanent damage to your central nervous system. Since MS affects the brain and spinal cord, it can block or slow down nerve communication from your brain to your body. Historically, it has been very difficult to diagnose in the early stages. A…

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Keep Your Hearts Healthy This Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day

It’s that time of the year when paper cards and boxes of chocolate are handed out with care. Love is in the air for young couples and older romantics alike. Surely, you’ve seen heart shaped decorations hanging around the past few days as we have led ourselves into Valentine’s Day. While you think of all…

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Sexual Health Questions: Finding Online Resources You Can Trust

sexual health resources

Consumers continue to look online for information about their health – and their sexual health in particular. A recent study finds that a laptop-based Google search performed much better than Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant, providing 72 percent of the best responses to sexual health questions. According to WebMD, a leading provider of health information…

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3 Natural Ways To Boost Testosterone

Boost Testosterone

We’ve talked before about the risks of a low testosterone count. Not only does it affect a man’s reproductive health but it can also cause problems with weight, hair loss and muscle loss. There are ways to monitor your testosterone level and determine if you need to make some changes in your lifestyle. There are…

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At-Home IBS/IBD Testing Is Now An Option

IBS/IBD

Digestive issues can cause a person a great deal of discomfort and stress. Chronic pain from irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease can be a nightmare when left untreated. Luckily, there are ways to test and diagnose these disorders quickly. Once a patient is aware of their condition, they can converse with a doctor…

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In Focus: Inflammation

Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s response to injury and illness. Not only does it aid in healing wounds, it also plays a role in many chronic diseases. Inflammation is a vital part of the body’s immune system. It is a response the body makes in order to heal itself. As a response to new injury, viral…

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