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The History of Bulimia

Bulimia is an eating disorder that involves more than strict dieting and a unrealistic body image. Characteristics of people suffering from this disorder also include binging on too much food at least 2 times each week and subsequent inappropriate ways of trying to prevent weight gain. People with bulimia will use laxatives, induced vomiting and […]

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Pulmonary Hypertension and CHF

Congestive heart failure is also called heart failure and is the pathophysiological state in which an abnormal cardiac function is responsible for decreased efficiency in the ability of the heart to pump blood. This decreased efficiency and effectiveness leads to a decreased oxygen supply to tissues around the body and subsequent symptoms which can result […]

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Anal Fissures – What Causes Them?

An anal fissure is simply a cut or a tear in the skin surround and within the rectum. The most common cause of an anal fissure is trauma to the anus, and anal canal. Most people can distinctly remember when the pain started, and when they first had an anal fissure. In some cases an […]

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Asthma Coach

Asthma is a chronic condition that is treatable and controllable but not curable. Sufferers often describe the feelings of an asthmatic attack as a metal band squeezing their chest. The traditional model of managing patient care doesn’t work for complicated chronic problems like asthma. A more creative way of management is to provide a disease […]

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The Modern Revival of the Ancient Art of Crystal Healing

Crystal therapy is an ancient art, usually referred to as the laying-on of stones. Crystal therapy was devised by the ancients to balance the chakras and transform the energy properties of the body, thereby resulting in a clear energy field. Crystal therapy is a form of energy healing. Many of us are familiar with the […]

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Beneficial Oils for Your Health

If you listened to most doctors, you’d have to believe fish oils are fabulous. The problem with getting your essential fatty acids from fish oil is that you get more than you bargained for. Many fish oils, especially those derived from fish livers, are contaminated with dioxins, mercury, organo-chloro pesticides, and PCBs. These toxins can […]

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First Aid Training – Insect Bites and Stings

Insect bites and sting are generally easy to treat at home. Still, the effects to individuals who have severe allergic reactions to such bites and stings can be serious and require emergency professional help. Common symptoms of insect bites and stings: • immediate pain, swelling, redness at the area and swelling • immediate muscle rigidity […]

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Treatment of Vaginal Yeast Infections

Vaginal yeast infections, also called Candida infections, are typically caused by the Candida fungus. During her lifetime 75% of all women are likely to have at least one or more infections. Women tend to be more likely to get yeast infections it if their bodies are under stress from poor diet, lack of sleep, illness, […]

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Late Signs of HIV

HIV, or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is a virus which attack the immune system of the person it infects until the system is so damaged that it is unable to fight off the simplest of infections. In the early stages of the disease a person may find they have flu like symptoms, which disappear after 2-4 […]

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Causes, Symptoms, Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a medical condition that causes the walls of the intestines and digestive tract to become swollen and inflamed. When nothing is done to correct this condition for a long period of time, then ulcers can begin to develop. Ulcers bring with them a whole host of additional problems including pain […]

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