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7 Diseases That May Cause Sudden Loss of Appetite

Loss of appetite, medically known as anorexia refers to a reduced desire to eat and it could be particularly worrisome when it persists for prolonged periods. If left untreated, it may lead to weight loss, extreme fatigue and malnutrition with its attendant complications such as increased risk of infections. It is worthy of note that…

Keeping Pregnant Women Away From Acid Reflux Dilemma

Many women tend to experience heartburn symptoms when they are still carrying their babies, and this happens for several reasons. One of these is the increase of hormones in the women’s body while they are pregnant. The occurrence of this will result in softening the ligaments which function is to keep the lower esophageal sphincter…

HIV and the Mind

Today the physical ramifications of contracting HIV and AIDS has been significantly diminished because of the medications that have been developed to control those viral diseases. If these medications are taken as prescribed it is common for an infected person to be evaluated as having an undetectable prognosis of the HIV and Aids virus in…

Alzheimer’s Updates

I had the privilege of attending the Alzheimer’s Forum in Washington DC in March. It was fantastic with great information presented and productive meetings with Nevada legislators on Capitol Hill. Over 1,100 individuals from all over the nation attended the conference that began with short reports from every state. Although we were allotted just 30…

Why Take Anti-Acids?

Most of us have experienced heartburn at one time or another, usually after a big meal. It is very uncomfortable, and when we try to lie down and rest we find it only gets worse. We can’t wait for the feeling to pass, and after a while, it does. But what would you do if…

The Simple Truths About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disease that primarily affects the muscles, the cognitive functions, and the emotional state. Symptoms include, but are not limited to: chronic muscle pain, chronic fatigue (even after 8+ hours of sleep), difficulty with memory and concentration (also known as fibro fog), migraine headaches, anxiety and depression. This disease is very hard to…

Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally!

Have you ever been told you need to lower your blood pressure? If so, were you started on medications to help bring it down? That is often the first step in making sure your blood pressure does not get out of control. But did anyone ever tell you that in some cases diet can work…

What Exactly Are Strokes?

The proper name for a stroke is cerebrovascular disease. A stroke occurs when the flow of blood to the brain is interrupted, usually due to a burst blood vessel, or when the flow of blood is blocked by a blood clot. This damages brain cells because they no longer receive the oxygen and nutrients that…