Did you know that up to 80% of Americans have a magnesium deficiency? Coincidentally, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes are reaching epidemic levels in the United States. Is there a correlation between magnesium deficiency and diabetes?
In GERD, acidic material in the stomach moves in the wrong direction and enters the esophagus, causing heartburn. Dietary changes may relieve or improve symptoms.
Lysozyme is an antibacterial enzyme in body secretions that helps to protect us from infections. It's also present in eggs, where it may cause allergies.
Bone spurs are projections or outgrowths that extend from a bone. They may press on nerves or other tissues, causing pain, numbness, or difficulty in moving.
Blood platelets help blood to clot after an injury. A low platelet count caused by faulty platelet manufacture or platelet destruction may result in bleeding.
Carbon monoxide in the environment is harmful. However, carbon monoxide made inside the body has important functions and may one day be used as a medicine.
A discussion about what it costs to become a doctor and set up a practice, why some physicians become greedy, and how to recognize the clues that tell you whether your doctor is more about money than he is about your health.
This article is meant to give readers a peek into the future so that they can get an idea about how life might change for them as they age and possibly take steps now to prepare them for what is to come.
Kaolin and zeolite are minerals that can be very useful in first aid treatments. They help to stop bleeding by aiding our body's blood-clotting process.
In March 2018, I underwent a PET/CT whole body scan. In this article, learn what a PET/CT scan is, why it is used, how it is given, and what information its results can give doctors and patients.
Years ago, I was plagued with terrible sleep quality which left me tired almost all of the time. After employing these tips, my sleep quality improved, and I started performing better in all aspects of my life.
Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing impairment. It can cause problems in life, but it's possible to deal with at least some of these problems. Experimental evidence suggests that one type of brain-training game may be helpful for improving certain cases of hearing loss.
Helpful advice from someone who suffers from pollen allergies every year for others who are in the same boat. This information is based on years of trial and error, and the tips here are the things that have worked well for me!
Researchers have found bacteria in some herniated disks. These bacteria may be causing chronic pain. Antibiotics can reduce chronic back pain in some people.
Hearing loss simulations are very useful for educating parents, teachers, and friends about what a hearing loss "sounds" like. This article also explains the different levels of hearing loss.
A mastectomy causes both physical and emotional pain, not just from the surgery but because of the lifestyle changes it requires. Knowing what to expect helps. These tips for adapting to your new body should also help.