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May 10, 2022
Reasons Menopause Changes Your Blood Pressure

Women are at increased risk for high blood pressure after menopause, but researchers are unsure why. Some doctors blame high blood pressure after menopause on the hormonal changes women experience, while others say that menopausal weight gain increases the risk of high blood pressure. High blood pressure is just one of the symptoms women can […]

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April 29, 2022
What Doctor to See for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs): Guidelines to Raise Awareness

STDs or STIs are frequent illnesses that individuals inadvertently spread. Many simple, safe, and easily accessible tests can aid in the prevention of additional transmission and health consequences. Instead of the previous term STDs, many clinicians now refer to these disorders as STIs. The importance of early discovery and treatment in preventing transmission and consequences […]

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April 26, 2022
Correlation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Substance Abuse

People with ADHD are more likely to develop drug use problems, and there seems to be a complex correlation between ADHD and substance abuse. A survey reveals that teenagers with drug abuse problems are more likely to have ADHD than the overall population. In one research on cannabis use problems, for example, 38% of individuals had […]

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April 22, 2022
Gastrointestinal and Stomach Issues After Covid-19: What to Know and Expect.

The predominant documented symptoms of COVID-19 during much of the epidemic have become a chronic cough and fever. However, as caseloads have increased and new variations have evolved, new symptoms have emerged. According to a September 2020 analysis, 53% of those hospitalized with COVID-19 had at least one gastrointestinal (GI) symptom throughout their illness. The […]

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April 15, 2022
Realizing the Difference Between Prediabetes Vs. Diabetes: Signs, Symptoms, And Causes.

Discussing prediabetes vs diabetes; both are two diseases caused by a lack of insulin, a natural hormone produced by the body. Insulin aids in the transport of sugar (glucose) from your bloodstream to your cells, where it is used for energy. Blood sugar levels rise when your body does not create enough insulin or does […]

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April 14, 2022
Lower Esophageal Sphincter and Its Anatomy: A Guideline

Muscles that move or contract involuntarily and do not require cognitive control are called involuntary muscles. The majority of involuntary muscles are linked to the automatic activities of internal organs such as the digestive tract, the heart, and the lungs. The lower esophageal sphincter`s principal function is to protect stomach acid and food from backing […]

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April 8, 2022
How to Identify the Difference Between Milk Allergy and Lactose Intolerance and How to Deal with?

Lactose intolerance and milk fat allergy are sometimes used interchangeably and thus possess confusion regarding the difference between milk allergy and lactose intolerance, although they really represent two separate digestive issues, one of which is more severe than the other. Lactose intolerance is attributed to a lack of the lactase enzyme, which is required for […]

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March 25, 2022
How Do Diabetes Dizziness Differ From A Non-Diabetic Person?

Diabetes affects 29.1 million individuals in the United States, accounting for 9.3 percent of the population. Some symptoms of diabetes might have an impact on an individual’s overall health. These can be caused by the illness itself, other health problems, or the negative effects of specific drugs; diabetes dizziness is one of them. Dizziness is […]

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March 21, 2022
How an ADHD Brain Differs from A Non-ADHD Brain in Terms of Regular Functioning and Its Impact:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is distinguished by problems paying focus and, in certain cases, severe hyperactivity. Someone with ADHD may be more prone to either attention deficiency or hyperactivity. ADHD is often diagnosed in childhood, although it can even be discovered in maturity. Other signs and symptoms include: Inability to concentrate Fidgeting Having difficulties […]

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