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Hepatitis A is preventable

Hepatitis A is an enterovirus that enters the body by an orofecal route. Contaminated food and unhygienic water is an easy way of getting exposed to the disease. The virus causes an acute form of hepatitis but does not contain a permanent stage. Once a person is infected with this virus, their body will start…

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Types of hearing loss

Experiencing hear loss can cause stress and concerns and it is very important to get information about the cause and treatments. Anyone who is suffering from loss of hearing, no matter how minor, must seek medical advice as soon as possible to stop the problem from getting worse. This problem can be treated very easily…

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Alcohol Rehab to help you bring your life back on track

Being an alcoholic can be devastating for your life. It can destroy your family and can create work related issues as well. An alcoholic can always get into a rehabilitation program to get rid of the problem. Alcohol rehab has been made public through different organizations like Alcoholics Anonymous and many other famous programs. Alcohol…

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Lasik Surgery

Lasik eye surgery is used to correct Astigmatism, Myopia and Hyperopia. Most of us in our late 40s suffer from Presbyopia due to which we need reading glasses, caused by the loss of flexibility of the eye lens. Presbyopia cannot be treated with lasik surgery but there are other ways to treat it successfully. Lasik…

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Antioxidants: your body’s friends

Antioxidants are nutrients that protect our body naturally against several damages and threats. Their main fight is against free radicals, which are substances that build up in the body. Free radicals are reactive oxygen species (ROS) and are produced when the body uses oxygen for energy. This production is similar to fire emitting smoke as…

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Is bread the cause of acne for teenagers?

Bread, yes it can fulfil your appetite but there is more to it than just that. Teenagers who eat lots of bread, experience more problems with acne. Teenagers start experiencing acne during the ages of 12 to 18. But sometimes it continues to haunt them after teenage and even in adult hood. US dermatologists have…

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Itching and home remedies

Itching or pruritus is a common phenomenon in both humans and animals. It is a skin irritation that forces the person to scratch the affected area. It can be caused by a number of reasons including infections, diseases, insect bites etc. Sometimes parasites residing on the body like scabies, lice or mites are also one…

Home-Remedies

Some simple home remedies

Infections are dangerous and a lot of us are afraid of them. But this fear can complicate things further. Some people ignore the discomfort and symptoms in a bid that it will go away on its own, but this is not always true because some infections need proper medical care and attention before they go…

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Sports and the use of steroids

Steroids and sports go a long way back. For years sports men have been using steroids for enhancing their stamina and performance and it was recent years when the use of steroids was banned in sports. The drive to win and be ahead of everyone is mainly responsible for the usage of steroids by sports…

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Different types of cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fat needed by the body in small amounts. However, if the amount is increased in the body, it can lead to serious medical issues like Atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease. Angina is a pain in chest that is caused due to restriction of blood flow to the heart. There are other diseases…