In Focus: Food Allergies

Food Allergies

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, over 50 million Americans suffer from some sort of allergy. Allergies to various foods are thought to affect 4 to 6% of those people. Food allergies most often develop in childhood, although it is possible for a person to develop them at any point in…

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Walk MS Events Held All Over The Country

Walk MS

Throughout the year, thousands of people come together all over the United States to walk for multiple sclerosis. Sponsored by the National MS Society, these events aim to help build awareness and raise funding for multiple sclerosis. In 2018, there will be over 400 events held with an expected 300,000 participants. The National MS Society…

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5 Foods To Boost Testosterone

Boost Testosterone with the 5 Foods

Having low testosterone can have multiple  effects on a man’s health. Some short term effects are erectile disfunction, a lower sex drive and a low sperm count. Long term effects of a low testosterone level include decreased muscle and bone strength, lower energy and lower fertility. Sometimes, adding certain foods to your diet can help…

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Health Test Express Launches New At-Home Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance Test in Advance of Celiac Awareness Month

Health Test Express, the leading platform connecting patients to diagnostic services, announced today that they are now offering access to a new at-home Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance Test. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder where ingested gluten activates the immune system and results in damage to the small intestine. According to the Celiac Disease…

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In Focus: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD

In Focus: PTSD

PTSD has been called many names over the course of time. In World War 1 it was known as “shell shock.” In World War 2, it was known as “combat fatigue.” PTSD does not only apply to veterans or others who have experienced combat. According to the American Psychiatric Association, an estimated 1 out of…

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Tai Chi Can Help With Fibromyalgia

Tai Chi Can Help With FIbromyalgia

A new study has shown promising results when using Chinese Tai Chi as a therapy for fibromyalgia. While aerobics exercises have always been considered a beneficial physical therapy for treating the disorder, this new study suggests that Tai Chi is as good, if not better. The study, ”Efficacy of Rehabilitation with Tai Ji Quan in…

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April Is IBS Awareness Month

IBS Awareness Month

In 1997, the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders declared April as IBS Awareness Month. Every April, health professionals, community groups, teachers and others set aside time and efforts to help build awareness for this IBS. Let’s take a look at IBS and how it may affect you. Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS,…

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Analyte Health Releases Annual STI Survey As Part of STD Awareness Month

Analyte Health, the leading platform connecting patients to diagnostic services,  has published the key findings of its annual survey regarding sexually transmitted infections (STIs) testing.  The survey, entitled Americans’ Attitudes Towards Sexually Transmitted Infections Testing, underscored the public health crisis stemming from steadily increasing rates of STIs, which are also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases…

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In Focus: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD

ADHD

If you are having difficulty with your focus or concentration you could be suffering from any number of problems. One problem that can cause children and adults alike to have trouble paying attention is attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders. Symptoms of ADHD include a lack of…

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April is STD Awareness Month

STD Awareness Month

Each year, the month of April marks an annual awareness campaign to help deter the spread of STDs. Every year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention partners with multiple healthcare advocates and organizations in order to create opportunities to educate the public about their sexual health and help everyone get tested for STDs. In…

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