Month: April 2019

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Understanding Fungal Infections

Regardless of how much you clean your feet, they are still regularly exposed to various microorganisms that can result in infections. Bacteria and fungus are the primary culprits and can cause a series of diseases. Failing to care for your feet can also lead to conditions such as plantar fasciitis. Often, the symptoms of a …

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Understanding the Specialized Care Geriatric Nurses Provide

Gerontological nurse practitioners (GNPs) take care of the many physical changes that elderly patients go through in their advanced years. These patients may suffer from various medical conditions as well as psychological issues. Almost one million elderly individuals suffer from strokes in the U.S. alone every year. Over 65% of them survive, but many of …

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Bad Hair Day: Why Your Locks Looks Dull and Frizzy When Vacationing

Vacations are fun and carefree — until they take a toll on your hair. If you’ve been living life in airports, hotels, and beaches recently, you probably noticed some changes, not-so-good changes, unfortunately, in the way your curls look. They’re frizzy and flat, so tangled and just messed up, the last thing you want in …

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A Guide to Annual Physical Exams

Having an annual physical examination for the first time can be a bit nerve-wracking when you don’t know what to expect. The American Medical Association recommends this practice from as far back as 1923. Insurance companies also include APE as a part of their way of screening pre-existing conditions for their clients. Here are some …

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Can the Ketogenic Diet Help or Hurt Those with Binge Eating Disorder?

The main reason the ketogenic or keto diet often results in temporary weight loss is due to its extremely restrictive nature. However, this is also the reason in some instances it could make binge eating disorder (BED) worse. While it might seem counterintuitive, lots of people struggling with BED desire to lose excess weight, which …

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The Truth of Drug Addiction: Your Recovering Loved One and You

Drug addiction is fast becoming one of America’s biggest modern societal problems. There were over seventy thousand deaths in 2017, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. If you know a friend who is going through addiction problems, here’s what you can do to help: It Could Be Anyone It’s difficult to accept, but …

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Ways to Deal with Bad Breath

Bad breath is a medical condition that needs proper healing and hygiene. If not given attention, you might develop low self-esteem. Thus, it will affect your relationships with other people. Having fresh breath can help you be confident in facing other people. The best cure is prevention, so here are some helpful pointers: Visit Your …

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The Quest for the Perfect Eyebrow: All About Microblading

When you have tried the most popular eyebrow pencils, gels, pigments, powders, pomades, and stencils and you find that your eyebrows are still not how you want them to look, you might want to consider microblading. This is a semi-permanent cosmetic tattoo procedure for thin eyebrows. It’s an open secret of many celebrities and influencers …

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