Healthcare Education

Anaphylactic Shock: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Anaphylactic shock is a rare but severe allergic reaction that can be deadly if you don’t treat it right away. It’s most often caused by an allergy to food, insect bites, or certain medications. A shot of a drug called epinephrine is needed immediately, and you should call 911 for emergency medical help. Anaphylaxis shock is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening condition caused…

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Anxiety: Calming Your Anxious Moments The Natural Way

Anxiety is part of life, we all feel it from time to time. When you do, there are a few natural things you can try to help calm your emotions. And, with no need to get prescription drugs.     Anxiety: Exercise A 10-minute walk can do the trick just as well as a 45-minute…

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Cucumbers: Seven Health Benefits Your Body Will Absolutely Love

Cucumbers though commonly thought to be a vegetable, is actually a fruit. It’s high in beneficial nutrients, as well as certain plant compounds and antioxidants that may help treat and even prevent some conditions. Also, cucumbers are low in calories and contain a good amount of water and soluble fiber, making them ideal for promoting…

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Adiponectin: What Is It? Why Is It Important to You Health?

Adiponectin is a protein that effects insulin levels and inflammation and thereby influences conditions such as obesity, diabetes,and heart disease. It is produced by fat cells, also referred to as adipose tissue, but it also can be produced by bone, liver, muscle, and vessel cells. It also influences insulin sensitivity and inflammation levels and thus…

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Pancreatic Cancer: Five Warning Signs You Need To Know

Pancreatic cancer can be treated if caught early, but the signs are often subtle. Therefore, the disease is usually missed until it is in later, more serious stages. We list several warning signs that can help you.       Pancreatic Cancer: What Does The Pancreas Do? The pancreas has two main jobs in the body:…

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Caregiver Burnout – How To Avoid It

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The demands of caregiving can sap your energy and psychological well-being. An interview published on the American Psychological Website reveals that since caregiving a parent usually occurs in the context of a long, and often complex relationship, knowing how to care for yourself while caring for a parent is essential to prevent burnout. Four key…

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Weight Loss Maintenance Depends On Regular Physical Exercise

More than 2 of every 3 adults nationwide are overweight or obese. Excess weight raises your risk of developing serious health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, and certain cancers. A healthy diet and regular physical activity helps you lose weight. However, keeping the weight off is difficult…

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Sense Of Smell: Is It Connected To Obesity And Eating Disorders?

Our sense of smell can be very sharp, especially when we go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. The grocery list finds our pocket as our noses lead us down the aromatic aisles. Indeed, our noses will bring us to delicious food whether at parties or family functions, even though we may have recently eaten.…

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Hemodialysis: The What, The Why, And The How It Works

Hemodialysis is a treatment for kidney failure that uses a machine to filter your blood outside your body. At the start of a hemodialysis treatment, a dialysis nurse or technician places two needles into your arm. Once trained by the health care team, some people prefer to insert their own needles. A pump on the hemodialysis machine…

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ADHD Adult Behaviors Make These Symptoms Worse

ADHD ( Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) often begins in childhood and persists into adulthood. It may contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships, and difficulty at school or work. Symptoms include limited attention and hyperactivity. In addition, ADHD  negative adult behaviors will oftentimes make their symptoms worse. For example, eating habits, lack of exercise, general laziness, and poor nutrition are…

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