20 Things You Should Know About Nutrition

Every day, we hear something new about nutrition. With information coming at us from every direction, it often seems like something is good for you one day but reported as unhealthy the next! It’s easy to get confused about what is nutritious and what is not. One thing that’s important to keep straight is that […]

10 Things to Stop Doing If You Have GERD

When you suffer from chronic heartburn that can be associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), this condition can affect your entire life. It may be necessary to stop eating some of your favorite foods. The heartburn may interfere with your sleep. It may even interfere with your availability to work well. Even when you and doctor decide on for your […]

Gastric Sleeve Surgery for Weight Loss: Procedure, Risks, Recovery

Are you considering gastric sleeve surgery because you’ve tried dietsand exercise for years and still have a lot of weight to lose? You’ll want to know the risks and benefits, what makes someone a good candidate for the operation, and what long-term commitments you need to make to keep the results. In this operation, surgeons remove part of your stomach and join the remaining […]

11 complications of Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that affects a wide range of functions. The changes that occur can have a significant impact on the physical and mental aspects of a person’s life. The hallmark signs of Parkinson’s disease (PD) are a tremor, slow movement, and rigidity. In addition, difficulty with coordination, a number of non-motor symptoms, and […]

10 epilepsy treatments – from lowest to highest risk

Epilepsy is a medical disorder in which seizures can occur anytime, anywhere. An epileptic seizure is an excessive, uncontrolled burst of electrical activity from nerve cells in the brain –  essentially an electrical storm. There are many types of seizures that cause symptoms ranging from lightning-fast muscle jerks lasting less than a second to full […]

Paula Bennett: My new look and life 12 months after gastric bypass surgery

Let’s just get straight to it – Paula Bennett looks incredible. Bursting through the doors of White Studios in central Auckland on the morning of our cover shoot, the first thing you notice is her size (tiny), and her energy (overflowing). The second thing you notice is the flash of hot pink peeking out of the garment […]

A Star Is Born Shows How Serious Tinnitus Can Be

Warning: The story below contains spoilers for A Star Is Born.   In the new movie A Star Is Born, Jackson Maine (played by Bradley Cooper) is a famous musician who performs very loud, rock-n-roll concerts to sold-out arenas every night. As a result of all this noise, and the fact that he was born with hearing loss, Maine […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission: 5 Things You Need to Know

Rheumatoid arthritis is generally considered a chronic, lifelong condition. However, new treatments sometimes lead to dramatic improvements in the signs and symptoms of the condition. They can even prevent joint damage and lead to remission. Doctors and people living with RA may both have remission as a goal. But they might not agree on exactly […]

What’s the Connection Between Anxiety and Acid Reflux?

Heartburn, belching, nausea — everybody feels the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) from time to time. But do those symptoms come from an actual medical issue? Or are some patients just extraordinarily sensitive to small changes in their digestive tract? A new study suggests that the answer might depend on the patient’s mental health. Fernando […]

15 Ways To Help Treat MS Naturally

I’ve been living with multiple sclerosis for 25 years and have been virtually symptom free more than nine. Below are some key lifestyle changes you or any MS sufferer can make right now to get back your health! 1. Start taking vitamin D. A lack of vitamin D may be a cause of multiple sclerosis. Studies show […]

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