Archive | August, 2009

Heart Disease – A Term For Many Diseases Affecting the Heart

There are many diseases of the heart including coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathy, cardiovascular disease, ischaemic heart disease, heart failure, hypertensive heart disease, inflammatory heart disease, and also valvular heart disease. Coronary heart disease is caused by the accumulation of plaque in the walls of the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Chest pain and [...]

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Alternative Treatments for Acid Reflux

Suffering from acid reflux is no fun, and when you look at all the treatment options out there, you may wonder what is right for you. There are plenty of prescription and over the counter medications that can help reduce the symptoms of your acid reflux, but if you are leery about pumping your body [...]

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Are You or a Loved One at Risk for Acid

Are You or a Loved One at Risk for Acid Reflux? Individuals of all ages are susceptible to acid reflux but those who are elderly tend to have serious conditions as a result of the acid reflux. There are many factors that contribute to your risk for acid reflux including your eating pattern, whether you [...]

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Angina – What Is It and Are There Natural Remedies for Angina?

The term angina generally refers to the tightening sensation, which for some is painful, experienced in the body. There are several sub classes of angina and it depends on the location of the tightening or discomfort. Bowelgina is experienced in the abdominal area and this is otherwise known as Abdominal Angina. Another life-threatening kind of [...]

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Do You Love Any of the Causes of Acid Reflux?

We all love to eat and eat many different types of food, some of which can be unhealthy for us and some may even cause acid reflux. Food is not the only thing that we love that can lead to acid reflux. Are you guilty of loving any of the causes of acid reflux? There [...]

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Flexitarian

Vegetarian eating is becoming a more popular choice as people are educated on the relationship between disease and diet. The expression that we are what we eat isnt just an expression but a reality. New research theorizes that the generation of 2007 will be the first who routinely die before their parents because of the [...]

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Are You At Risk For Acid Reflux?

Individuals of all ages are at risk for acid reflux and over half of all Americans will succumb to that risk and develop symptoms. Those who are elderly can have serious conditions as a result of untreated acid reflux. There are many risk factors for acid reflux. Do you know the risk factors for acid [...]

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What causes interstitial cystitis, recommended diet, and cure

Interstitial cystitis is a urinary bladder disease, the cause of which is unknown to the science fraternity. However, several theories do exist which point towards it being an autoimmune, allergic, neurological, and/or genetic disease. What has definitely been established by various studies and research is that the quality of life for patients of interstitial cystitis [...]

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The Symptoms of Herpes

Although the initial symptoms of herpes zoster include a tingling, itching and burning pain or extreme sensitivity that is usually limited to one side of the body along with a light fever and malaise, these symptoms of herpes can very often be linked to other disease conditions as well. Symptoms of herpes zoster therefore, need [...]

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Vegetarian Nutrition

There has been a renewed interest in vegetarian nutrition that appears to stem from the recent research which gives credit to vegetarian diets for decreased cardiac disease, decreased stroke, weight loss, lower cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure and over all good health. While vegetarianism is not a new concept the previous reasons of concern over [...]

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