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  • The Benefits of Aloe Vera

    The aloe extract is a constituent of many consumer products including skin lotion, juice, and... Read more
  • Hidden Symptoms of Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes can be a daunting disease, but it can be handled much more successfully if the... Read more
  • Diabetes Overview

    Overview and Facts One of the top causes of illness and death worldwide, diabetes affects many people, regardless of age or race. In the United States alone over 23 million adults and children have diabetes, with many more experiencing pre-diabetic conditions. Diabetes is a condition in which the body either does not make enough insulin or no longer... Read more
  • Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

    Often, a symptom of diabetes goes unnoticed. Without treatment, diabetes can lead to life threatening complications. Knowing diabetes symptoms can save a life. There are three types of diabetes. One type, often called type one, occurs early in life, usually in childhood. In type one, a person’s pancreas does not produce enough insulin for proper... Read more
  • Psoriasis Treatment Options

    Psoriasis, a common skin disease, affects more than three percent of America’s population. The condition is not only painful but also embarrassing. While there is no cure, psoriasis treatment can make the condition a little more bearable.Psoriasis involves an accumulation of dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. It is characterized by dry, pink... Read more
  • Best Foods for Thyroid Health

    When it comes to your body, a properly functioning thyroid is more important than you may... Read more
  • Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

    Addiction occurs when a person becomes so dependent on a substance that they cannot stop using... Read more
  • Cholesterol Lowering Dieting Tips

    High blood cholesterol is a serious condition that can lead to heart disease when left untreated. It can plague anyone. In fact, one in every four American adults has been diagnosed with high blood pressure. The good news is that there are several steps people can take to lower it. Being diagnosed with high cholesterol should not be a cause for alarm... Read more
  • What Are Good Cholesterol Levels?

    Cholesterol is a fat-like substance found in cells of the human body. It is an important compound for helping people to digest food, to make hormones and to make vitamin D. However, when too much cholesterol is produced in the body, it can lead to serious health problems such as coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis. Good Cholesterol and Bad... Read more
  • Heartburn

    Overview and Facts Despite its name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. Approximately ten per cent of the population deals with heartburn from time to time. Simply put, heartburn is a feeling of pain or burning in the lower chest, sometimes extending to the back, neck, or throat. It is the result of acid from the stomach getting into the... Read more
  • Heart Attack and Heart Disease

    Overview and Facts The number one killer of men and women in America is heart disease. It is responsible for approximately 26 percent of all deaths. The American Heart Association estimates one person in the United States dies from a heart attack every 34 seconds. Three quarters of a million people will experience their first heart attack this year, and... Read more
  • The Growing Trend of Nutritional Response Therapy

    If you knew a way to alleviate some ailments of yours without medicine or surgical procedures,... Read more
  • Therapy for Eating Disorders

    Struggling to overcome an eating disorder is never easy, especially as most eating disorders are... Read more
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Overview and Facts Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammation of the joints of the body. Each person is affected differently. There may be long bouts of inactivity with no pain at all, or there may be flare-ups, with constant pain and symptoms, for weeks or months at a time. RA, one of the most common forms of arthritis, causes eventual destruction... Read more
  • Arthritis pain management

    The low-down and dirty on arthritis pain management The question has been asked, “what is... Read more
  • Most Popular Diets of 2016 and A Quick Guide to Each

    Starting a diet is a brave thing to do. When you make that decision, the last thing you want to... Read more

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