Category «Health»

What is abdominal migraine?

Anyone who has ever had a migraine will say they do not just happen in the head. The headache is usually the worst and most painful part of a migraine, but there is more.  Most migraineurs (people who suffer from migraines) will talk about photosensitivity (sensitivity to light), phonosensitivity (sensitivity to sound), scent sensitivity, gastric …

What are ovarian cysts?

What are ovarian cysts?  A cyst is a little balloon filled with air or fluid on one of the ovaries, which then exerts pressure on the right or left side of the lower abdomen. These cysts can be painful. Besides the pain in the lower abdomen, some other symptoms are: erratic, painful periods, often with …

Increased thyroid function

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Thyroid gland is a small butterfly shaped gland located at the front door, which produces hormones important in many processes taking place in the body. These hormones have important effects on growth, production of heat in the body, fertility, use of energy. The two most important hormones are thyroxine (T4) and L-trijodtiroksin (T3). Iodine is …

What Triggers Heartburn or Acid Reflux?

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Acid Reflux – also known as Heartburn – is caused when acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus, causing an uncomfortable burning sensation. Almost everyone experiences heartburn at some point in their life. However if these symptoms occur more than two days a week for several months, a person may have Acid Reflux …

What You Should Know about Celiac Disease

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Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by the by consumption of gluten, a protein commonly found in many grains, especially wheat, barley & rye. Therefore, those products containing these grains MUST be avoided by those diagnosed with celiac disease. Among those products to be especially mindful of are: bread, pasta, cookies, pizza crust and …

Common Infections Caused By Candida

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There are so many infections that are caused by Candida, especially the species Candida Albicans, in various parts of the body. Moniliasis or Oral Thrush This type of oral infection usually occurs when there is an overproduction of Candida Albicans. It is also common among denture wearers and occurs to both very young and elderly …

10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack

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A heart attack is known as a myocardial infarction. This occurs when the heart muscle is damaged or does not receive enough oxygen. Many cardiac related problems occur due to blockages in arteries that carry purified blood away from the heart to different parts of the body. Another cause is the formation of blood clots. …

10 Common Symptoms And Signs Of High Blood Pressure

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Do you have high blood pressure? Do you know what are common symptoms and signs of high blood pressure? This article will give you comprehensive information about common signs and symptoms of high blood pressure. High blood pressure is the measure of force against arteries. Usually people ignore high blood pressure, especialy younger population. Even …

Tinnitus – Causes and Treatment

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Tinnitus is a symptom and not a condition in itself. Tinnitus describes the symptom of being able to hear things which nobody else can, although in a rare number of cases, this isn’t true. Tinnitus is a very common condition with approximately 10% of the population suffering from Tinnitus to one degree or another. It …

Complications That Can Arise From Crohn’s Disease

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Crohn’s Disease is a painful and arduous disorder in itself; however, when you also take into consideration the complications that may arise as a result, the full effect of Crohn’s may be overwhelming. The most common complication that arises from Crohn’s is, due to excessive inflammation, swelling, and scar tissue, blockages or obstructions that occur …