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Educational Health Articles
Are You Using Dangerous Cosmetics?
Most women put on their make up without a second thought as part of their daily routines. Many would be shocked to know what is actually in some of the most popular cosmetics now found within the marketplace. There is now extensive quantified, as well as anecdotal, research which has identified harmful effects associated with ingredients... [Read more of this article]
The Benefits of Using Skin Moisturizers
Many are surprised to learn that the skin as actually an organ, and it is furthermore the largest organ in our body. It is well understood that steps need to be taken in order to ensure the health of other vital organs such as the heart, however, most tend to take their skin for granted. [Read more of this article]
Tags: Atopic dermatitis,... [Read more of this article]
The Dangers of Being Overweight
Obesity and being overweight are now approaching epidemic proportions in much of the developing world. Some researchers point to the modern diet whereas others blame technology for diverting time away from physical exercise. This is especially salient in the current generation of children. No matter what the actual cause, being overweight... [Read more of this article]
Heart Disease in Women
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death of American women. Stroke is No. 3. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) affects a woman’s heart and blood vessels. One out of every 10 women between the ages of 45 and 64 has some form of CVD. Once a woman reaches 65, this increases to 1 out of every 4. Every year about 500,000 women have a... [Read more of this article]
Controlling Pain Before and After Surgery
1. Ask the doctor or nurse what to expect.
Will there be much pain after surgery?
Where will it occur?
How long is it likely to last?
Being prepared helps put you in control. You may want to write down your questions before you meet with your doctor or nurse.
2. Discuss the pain control options with your doctors and nurses. Be sure to:
Talk... [Read more of this article]
What is High Blood Pressure
Your blood pressure is the force that moving blood puts on your artery walls. When your blood pressure is taken, two numbers are used to show it, like 120/80 (read 120 over 80).
The first, or top number, is called the systolic pressure. This is how much pressure is on your arteries when the heart pumps blood out to your body. The second, or bottom number,... [Read more of this article]
Enlarged Prostate Treatments : Benefits and Risks
Each treatment may improve your symptoms. But each treatment has different chances of success. All treatments, even watchful waiting, have some risks.
Ask your doctor these questions about each treatment:
* What is my chance of getting better?
* How much better will I get?
* What are the chances that the treatment will cause problems?
* How long will... [Read more of this article]
Treatment For An Enlarged Prostate
Currently, the five ways of treating enlarged prostates are:
Alpha blocker drug treatment
Finasteride drug treatment
Surgery will do the best job of relieving your urinary symptoms, but it also has more risk than the other treatments. Unless you have a serious complication of benign prostatic hyperplasia... [Read more of this article]
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