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  • You no longer need to endure the embarrassment of cold sores. From effective first aid to long-term prevention, modern developments have transformed life for cold sore sufferers.

    How to Beat Cold Sores

    How to Beat Cold Sores

    by Kate Swanson21

  • Atrial fibrillation and heart disease in general are topics that are close to my heart (no pun intended). I hope this article inspires you to look into your own health and take preventative measures where you can.

    Atrial Fibrillation: My Father Is Always Out of Rhythm!

    Atrial Fibrillation: My Father Is Always Out of Rhythm!

    by Sarah Hurst0

  • A biphasic sleep pattern is a type of segmented sleep that allows one to gain an extra 2 hours a day!! You could do a lot in 2 hours!!

    Biphasic Sleep Patterns

    Biphasic Sleep Patterns

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC42

  • Death is difficult to accept, and yet it is a part of life that we cannot change. Having a better understanding of the stages of the dying process will help ease the experience for all involved.

    Stages of the Dying Process and What to Expect

    Stages of the Dying Process and What to Expect

    by Sharon Smith150

  • Tangles of alpha-synuclein fibrils in the brain are a feature of Parkinson's disease. Under some circumstances, the substance also appears in nerves surrounding the gut. Evidence suggests that it can travel from the gut to the brain, where it may cause or contribute to Parkinson's disease.

    The Digestive Tract and Parkinson's Disease: A Possible Link

    The Digestive Tract and Parkinson's Disease: A Possible Link

    by Linda Crampton47

  • When the pain of costochondritis flares, it can feel like a heart attack. Once cardiac causes have been ruled out, you are often just given a prescription. Here are other healing treatment options.

    Costochondritis Treatments: Chest Pain Relief

    Costochondritis Treatments: Chest Pain Relief

    by Kymberly Fergusson112

  • Our faces can say so much about us—the mood we are in and the emotions we feel. However, look more closely, and it can also reveal something about our physical health.

    How Poor Health Shows on Your Face

    How Poor Health Shows on Your Face

    by Helen Murphy Howell32

  • Difficulty sleeping spoils your day, undermines relationships, and makes you less effective at work. Many causes of sleep problems relate to your lifestyle. This article explains 13 gentle but effective changes you can make to help you get a good night's sleep and wake refreshed and raring to go.

    13 Gentle but Effective Strategies to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

    13 Gentle but Effective Strategies to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep

    by Amanda Littlejohn4

  • Can fallen arches cause knee pain? Not only that, flat feet affect the entire body structure. Learn how the foot works and practice these simple exercises to cure the painful symptoms of fat feet.

    How to Fix Flat Feet (With Targeted Exercises)

    How to Fix Flat Feet (With Targeted Exercises)

    by Juliette Kando FI Chor28

  • Arthritis is a very painful disease, and is typically a result of the aging process. But it doesn't have to be. There are steps you can take to decrease your chances of getting arthritis, and this article explains how.

    How to Decrease Your Chances of Getting Arthritis

    How to Decrease Your Chances of Getting Arthritis

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC27

  • The Black Death, or bubonic plague, did not die with its victims all those centuries ago. It is alive and killing right here in the 21st century!

    The Black Death in the 21st Century

    The Black Death in the 21st Century

    by Helen Murphy Howell33

  • If you have trouble falling asleep or maintaining a regular sleep pattern, foods with naturally high levels of melatonin can help you without the need for sleep medication.

    Melatonin-Rich Foods to Help You Sleep

    Melatonin-Rich Foods to Help You Sleep

    by Marisa Hammond Olivares53

  • Ringworm isn't a worm at all; it's a fungal infection that is not only contagious but also embarrassing. I tried a succession of treatments over a three-month period before I finally got rid of the rash.

    How I Got Rid of Ringworm

    How I Got Rid of Ringworm

    by Robert T Gasperson64

  • Klova sleep patches helped me get the sleep I need. Learn how to use them properly to get the best results.

    Klova Sleep Patches Review

    Klova Sleep Patches Review

    by Chelsea Lynne0

  • Vitiligo is a skin disorder involving loss of melanin, the pigment that colors skin. It's most likely an autoimmune condition. A variety of potentially helpful treatments are available.

    Vitiligo: Skin Pigment Loss and Possible Treatments

    Vitiligo: Skin Pigment Loss and Possible Treatments

    by Linda Crampton30

  • Since 1975, when Lyme Disease was first discovered near Old Lyme, Connecticut, the illness has spread to every continent except Antarctica.

    Understanding Lyme Disease

    Understanding Lyme Disease

    by Harry Nielsen2

  • Do you know, or suspect someone has sleep apnea; maybe even yourself? This is a condition that not only affects your sleep, but it contributes to many other life-threatening disorders. I know personally what it can do because I have it.

    Sleep Apnea: Do You Have It? Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

    Sleep Apnea: Do You Have It? Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

    by Gerry Glenn Jones4

  • Treponema pallidum pertenue is a spirochete bacterium that causes yaws. The disease has made a comback after being almost eradicated. In its most serious form it can cause deformities and disabilities.

    The Yaws Disease and a Spirochete Named Treponema

    The Yaws Disease and a Spirochete Named Treponema

    by Linda Crampton20

  • Histamine has important functions but also causes the symptoms of hay fever. It's released from mast cells. Helpful techniques can prevent or reduce hay fever symptoms.

    Histamine, Mast Cells, and Hay Fever Allergies

    Histamine, Mast Cells, and Hay Fever Allergies

    by Linda Crampton20

  • Colon bacteria make butyric acid. This acid improves the health of the intestinal lining. It may also reduce inflammation and decrease the risk of colon cancer.

    Butyric Acid, Gut Bacteria, and Colon Health

    Butyric Acid, Gut Bacteria, and Colon Health

    by Linda Crampton20

  • Pareidolia is a condition in which one perceives familiar patterns in inanimate objects. One of the most common examples is seeing faces. This is known as facial pareidolia.

    Face It: You Just Might Have Pareidolia

    Face It: You Just Might Have Pareidolia

    by Stephen Barnes13

  • What are some of the most common reasons for not taking thyroid medication? There are many reasons why you might avoid taking medication, but of course there are many important benefits, as well.

    Taking My Thyroid Medication: Benefits and Concerns

    Taking My Thyroid Medication: Benefits and Concerns

    by Boo McCourt165

  • Tips for living with dizziness and inner ear disorders. These are the techniques I use to reduce my symptoms and get on with my life.

    Eight Ways to Cope When You're Dizzy

    Eight Ways to Cope When You're Dizzy

    by Kim Kennedy33

  • I had carpal tunnel surgery by a hand specialist. Later my primary physician found compressed discs in my neck. He said that may have been causing my hand to get numb and I may never have had a carpal tunnel issue.

    My Story of Misdiagnosed Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    My Story of Misdiagnosed Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    by Glenn Stok17

  • In light of the U.S. government’s relaxation of rules surrounding the use of asbestos, now is a good time to look at the health concerns of this mineral.

    The Dangers of Asbestos

    The Dangers of Asbestos

    by Rupert Taylor1

  • Costochondritis, or chest wall pain, can be painful and can cause mobility problems. These are the exercises that help me manage this condition.

    Managing My Costochondritis With Exercise

    Managing My Costochondritis With Exercise

    by Kymberly Fergusson48

  • Recovery from a pulmonary embolism takes a lot of time. Lung damage from blood clots is very serious. Based on my own experience with this condition, I will share what to expect during your recovery.

    What to Expect During Pulmonary Embolism Recovery

    What to Expect During Pulmonary Embolism Recovery

    by Lena Welch748

  • Lower back pain affects more than 80% of people at some point in their lives. It hurts to sit, walk, and lie in bed. These natural treatments are effective and can be done easily in your own home.

    Sciatic Pain: My Natural Treatments and Home Remedies

    Sciatic Pain: My Natural Treatments and Home Remedies

    by Kymberly Fergusson120

  • Rabies is found throughout the world, caused by lyssavirus that is transmitted through bite wounds. The disease is now treatable, though the success rates vary immensely.

    Rabies in Humans: Symptoms and Treatment

    Rabies in Humans: Symptoms and Treatment

    by Leah Lefler8

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