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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a nervous system disease in which a protective sheath called myelin gets damaged by your body’s immune system. This damages your nerves and causes interference in the communication of your body, spinal cord and brain, leading to a variety of bodily problems. There are considerable though inconsistent early symptoms of MS, [...]

Diabetic ketoacidosis is one of the many complications caused by diabetes. The condition is characterized by the body producing high levels of blood acids called ketones. If a diabetic person experiences extreme thirst, frequent urination, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, he/she may be suffering from diabetic ketoacidosis and must see a doctor. Diabetic ketoacidosis can [...]

Common diabetes types If asked to list diabetes types, most people would stop after Type 1 and Type 2. However, there are other variants of diabetes which can also impair a person’s health in several ways. While each of these types acts on the blood glucose levels in our body, they differ in the intensity [...]

Without setting a clear definition of ADHD, the chances of misdiagnosing symptoms for the condition increase significantly. It can also create unreasonable fears in individuals who are diagnosed with ADHD regarding the state of their health. It is therefore extremely important to properly define ADHD within a medical and psychological context. The most basic definition [...]

Many people look at circumcision as only a religious ceremony. It’s actually a very important way of providing your newborn boy a protection, for the rest of their life, against AIDS and a number of other potential sexually transmitted problems. It’s also been shown to lower the chances of penile cancer and a number of [...]

Arthrosis and arthritis are among the most common disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Their occurrence is not necessarily related to age. Water skiing, rafting … After spending the holidays like that, many people even the healthiest start to complain of knee pain. And it is in early September that many people hear the diagnosis of [...]

Having diabetes does not mean banning food items – not even sugar because banning certain food items is both unnecessary and frankly, impossible. Rather than presenting you with a list of what foods to eat to control diabetes, this article presents you with 5 actionable points that can help you select foods in order to [...]

Having a healthy mind and body has a lot to do with maintaining the necessary equilibrium in life. You might be the busiest corporate professional around – but unless you pay adequate attention to living healthy, you run the risk of burning out too soon. A balanced lifestyle is also instrumental in keeping a host [...]

Alternative therapies include substitute conventional or allopathic treatments. Alternative therapies may be used for a number of reasons ranging from curing digestive problems to quitting smoking. Alternative Therapies for Digestive Problems Chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are two very common digestive problems. If you suffer from these digestive problems, you might want to [...]

From music to business, and from sports to news, we now have access to all kinds of information online. The fast advancing world of the web has made our lives more convenient and easier. Even in the field of health, we can search for every kind of health related issue for help, advice, and knowledge. [...]