Definition of High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure denotes how much pressure blood is forced on your arterial walls.

How Blood Pressure Changes:

The pressure exerted in your arteries (blood pressure) is affected by functions of your nervous system, hormones, enzymes, kidneys and heart. Based on what you are doing, drinking, thinking or eating, your blood … Continue reading

Headaches – Tests and Diagnosis

When you report to your doctor for headaches, the doctor will review your medical history and family history and perform a physical examination as well. He may deem that additional tests are necessary to help him attain an accurate diagnosis. If you have had previous testing, it is essential that … Continue reading

Dry Skin Lifestyles and Home Remedies

There are so many steps you can take to make your dry skin turn into a supple and smooth organ. Most of the time, all you need to do is make some adjustments to your daily skin care routine.

What to do when washing your dry skin:

  • Forego hot and/or
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Definition of Influenza

Influenza commonly known as the flu is an illness of the respiratory system that can be contagious considering that it is caused influenza viruses. The flu can cause light to extreme illness and there are cases so severe that it even can lead to death. People with certain health problems, … Continue reading

Migraine Risk Factors

Migraine headaches have been reported to start as early as 10 years old. People from 10 years to 45 years old seem to be more likely to get migraines headaches than any other age group. However, migraines can also develop after 45 years of age.

  • Pregnant women tend to have
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Definition of Insomnia

Insomnia is a typical sleep problem. Individuals suffering from insomnia have problems going to sleep, staying asleep or both. They then may have very short sleeping time or have poor sleep.  They often wake up not refreshed and poorly rested.

Insomnia can be a short-term (acute) or long-term (chronic) disorder. … Continue reading

Causes of Back Pain

Back pain can be the result of a lot of factors. It could be from stress, trauma, injury, age and from other kinds of causes.  As a person gets older, the spine encounters a lot of problems – the integrity of the bones are weakened, the back muscles lose their … Continue reading

Causes of Rashes

Having a strong, resilient and healthy skin is important for a good quality of life because it serves as a wall between the inherent toxicity of the environment and the inside of your body. Getting a rash implies a hostile element, mild or severe, has affected the skin.

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Menopause – Tests and Diagnosis

Either your physician or a gynecologist will determine whether your body is starting menopause.  Usually, the doctor or gynaecologist will diagnose you with menopause if you haven’t had at least a single menstrual period for a year or more. Your physician can also measure the pH levels in your vagina … Continue reading

Anemia – Preparing for your Appointment

Extended symptoms of anemia like prolonged fatigue should mean scheduling an appointment with your physician. If the doctor sees that you have anemia that may entail complex treatment, he may refer you to a hematologist.

In order to get the most out of your appointment, it is best to come … Continue reading