When apple cider vinegar is mentioned, many people dream of deliciously sour, handmade pickles. While it’s super useful for pickling and canning, there are tons of other uses for this amazing liquid.
Is your doctor keeping secrets from you? Not exactly. But there are some things your doctor either doesn’t know, can’t say, or doesn’t want to get into with you.
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Nearly 1 in 3 Americans will develop a shingles infection at some point in their lifetime, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While shingles is often associated with those over the age of 50, anyone who has had chickenpox is at risk for developing the viral infection, even children on rare occasions.
Myocardial infarction is the medical name for a heart attack. When the blood flow to a section of your heart muscle is blocked, the result is a heart attack. When this occurs, the blocked section is deprived of oxygen and begins to die if the normal flow of blood is not quickly restored.
The kidneys are a pair of organs located on either side of your spine, just above your waist. These organs are four to five inches long, and their function is to filter impurities from the blood, balance electrolytes in your body, and control blood pressure.
Health ailments affect all of us, but sometimes those problems hide, and they remain unnoticed over the course of some time, until they become serious enough to cause major complications. By staying educated about some of the associated symptoms of those ailments, we can protect our health, and stay functioning in our everyday lives.
Lupus is a disease that does not discriminate. In fact, many people who have lupus do not realize that they have it until the disease has progressed.
Streptococcal pharyngitis, commonly known as strep throat, is a bacterial infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (or group A streptococcus). Anyone can get strep throat, but it’s most common in children between the ages of 5 and 15.
The liver is an extremely important organ that plays a role in numerous functions in the body. It detoxifies, regulates hormones, takes part in protein synthesis and more. Therefore, it’s no surprise that when this organ begins to fail, many problems occur within the body.
Diabetes is a widespread disease that involves either the lack of insulin production (Type 1 Diabetes) or an inability of the body to use insulin, known as insulin resistance (Type 2 Diabetes). Insulin is a vital hormone secreted by the beta cells of an organ called the pancreas.
Meningitis is an infection that affects the meninges, the protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. It can be caused by bacterial, viral, or (in rare cases) fungal infections.
Menopause is not a sudden event, but it is a natural process of change that women in their 40s or 50s experience. It’s a phase in a woman’s life that often brings about mixed emotions.