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Acne

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States and across the globe. Even though it is common, it is hard to get the correct information and the correct course of treatment. It is difficult to get clear skin because everybody's skin is different and what may work for one person may not work for another. A common myth is that you should leave Acne alone so that it may not heal and spread. The best thing to do is always to find a treatment option. Without treatment, dark spots and permanent scars can appear on the skin once the Acne finally disappears. Almost everybody gets Acne when they are teenagers and this has to do a lot with the changes our bodies go through. But more and more Acne is a growing problem with adults. Having clear skin isn't just so that we can look good it is beneficial to have healthy skin.

Allergies

Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance such as pollen, bee venom or pet dander that doesn't cause a reaction in most people. Your immune system produces substances known as antibodies. Some antibodies protect you from unwanted invaders that could make you sick or cause infection. When you have allergies, your immune system makes antibodies that identify a particular allergen as harmful, even though it isn't. When you come into contact with the allergen, your immune system's reaction can inflame your skin, sinuses, airways or digestive system. The severity of allergies varies from person to person and can range from minor irritation to anaphylaxis a potentially life-threatening emergency. While most allergies can't be cured, a number of treatments can help relieve your allergy symptoms.

Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences at times. Many people feel anxious, or nervous, when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. Anxiety disorders, however, are different. They can cause such distress that it interferes with a person's ability to lead a normal life. An anxiety disorder is a serious mental illness. For people with anxiety disorders, worry and fear are constant and overwhelming, and can be crippling.
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Asthma

Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. For some people, asthma is a minor nuisance. For others, it can be a major problem that interferes with daily activities and may lead to a life-threatening asthma attack. Asthma can't be cured, but its symptoms can be controlled. Because asthma often changes over time, it's important that you work with your doctor to track your signs and symptoms and adjust treatment as needed.


Anemia

Anemia is a condition that develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a main part of red blood cells and binds oxygen. If you have too few or abnormal red blood cells, or your hemoglobin is abnormal or low, the cells in your body will not get enough oxygen. Symptoms of anemia like fatigue occur because organs aren't getting what they need to function properly.
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Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels. It is measured at a person's upper arm though sometimes it can be measured in other places. Blood pressure is explained in terms of the systolic (maximum) pressure over diastolic (minimum) pressure. It is one of the vital signs along with respiratory rate, heart rate, oxygen saturation, and body temperature. Normal resting blood pressure in an adult is approximately 120/80 mm Hg.
Blood pressure varies depending on situation, activity, and disease states. It is regulated by the nervous and endocrine systems. Blood pressure that is low due to a disease state is called hypotension, and pressure that is consistently high is hypertension or also commonly referred to as High Blood Pressure. Having High Blood Pressure for a long time is a risk factor for many diseases, including kidney failure, heart disease, and stroke.

Bone & Joint Health

It is important to maintain healthy bones and joints not only to keep healthy now but to be healthy later. KIt is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle and prepare for later. By the age of 60 or sometimes even sooner almost everybody suffers from Osteoarthritis (OA) in at least one joint in their bodies. When or how bad we have OA depends largely on our lifestyles now. Aside from Osteoarthritis, we are prone to develop other such diseases in our old age. Such as Osteoporosis and Scoliosis.

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular disease is a series of conditions that involve the heart or blood vessels. It can include many diseases such as: Coronary Artery Disease, Stroke, High Blood Pressure, Cardiac Arrest, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Peripheral Artery Disease, Congenital Heart Disease, and many others. Today, Heart Disease is the #1 killer of both men and women.
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Cellulite

Cellulite is nothing more than normal fat beneath the skin. The fat appears bumpy because it pushes against connective tissue, causing the skin above it to pucker. Cellulite isn't harmful. Many people, though, would like to get rid of it because of the way it looks. Cellulite is more common among women than men. If other women in your family have cellulite, there's a good chance you will too. Other factors that influence how much cellulite you have and how visible it is include: Poor diet, Fad dieting, Slow metabolism, Lack of physical activity, Hormone changes, Dehydration, Total body fat, Thickness and color of your skin.


Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a substance that's found in our bodies. Our bodies need some cholesterol to make hormones, Vitamin D and other substances that help you digest food. Although our bodies make all the cholesterol we need, we also ingest some through the food we eat. When we acquire too much, we can get a condition called High Blood Cholesterol. Regular Checkups are important because this condition usually has no symptoms and it may go undetected unless checked by a doctor.

Cold & Flu

Cold & Flu, are 2 conditions that we all suffer at various points in our lives. Although they seem to be the same they are different and it is important to distinguish the differences and similarities. The "Common Cold" as it is commonly referred to, is caused by any of 100 or more different viruses. Some are more contagious that others so we always have to be careful around other sick people and always remember to have proper hygiene. The symptoms of the Cold are: Runny or Stuffy Nose, Sore Throat, Sneezing, Mild to Moderate Fever, Cough, Headache or Body Aches and Mild Tiredness. The Flu is similar to the Cold but the symptoms are more severe. If not treated properly, the flu can develop into Pneumonia. It is important to take your Flu Shot and have Healthy Habits in order to keep the Cold & Flu away.
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Constipation

Constipation is having less than 3 bowel movements a week. Occasional constipation is very common, some even chronic constipation interferes with their life such as not being able to go on with their daily activities. Some people can develop Chronic constipation, which is having infrequent bowel movements or difficult passage of stools that goes on for a longer period of time, in most cases even weeks. Chronic constipation is harmful because of the difficulty that is associated with it and uncomfortable way it can interfere in your life. Aside from this, it may also cause excessive straining and other signs and symptoms.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose or blood sugar levels are too high. We get glucose through the foods that we eat. Glucose gets into your cells by a hormone called Insulin. There are 2 types of Diabetes; Type 1, in which your body just does not make Insulin. Type 2, is when your body does not make or us Insulin well. This is also the most common type of Diabetes. If there is not enough insulin, the glucose stays in your blood. Having too much of this glucose can cause damage to the eyes, kidneys and nerves. It can also lead to Heart Disease, Stroke and even lead to serious amputations of the limbs. In addition to Type 1 and Type 2, there is also Pre-diabetes, which is when your blood sugar levels are high and at risk of turning into Type 2 Diabetes. There is also Gestational Diabetes which only pregnant women can get.

Digestive Health

We need to take care of our Digestive Health because it is an essential part of our body. Our digestive System breaks down all the food we eat and extracts whatever nutrients it has. If we forget about this essential process then we would be missing all those important nutrients. Eating Fiber, taking probiotics, hydrating well, exercising and avoiding foods that are high in fat are a few ways to take care of your digestive health.
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Eye & Vision

It is said that the 'eyes are the window to the soul' and this is very true. They are the window to everything in our world. They are often taken for granted without realizing that without these small things we wouldn't be able to see our surroundings, our family or anything else. If we are fortunate enough to have our eyesight, we should take care of them. The eyes are small but highly sensitive organs that are propense to many unfortunate conditions. There are conditions that we are born with such as Bad Vision, for which we must wear prescription eyeglasses. Nearsightedness is when your vision is blurry when looking at far objects but usually very good with near ones. Farsightedness is when your vision is blurry with near objects, or usually both, far & near objects. There is Astigmatism which is blurry vision at any distance but is usually accompanied by another condition. also more serious ones such as, Cataracts, Amblyopia, Glaucoma & Macular Degeneration, among others. Our eyes are important and should be taken care of very well!

Fatigue

Fatigue is a condition we all suffer from time to time. It comes from being overworked or just being really tried but there is also a more serious type of Fatigue. It is called Chronic Fatigue. Chronic Fatigue has similar symptoms to Fatigue but they are felt more severely and for a longer period of time. It develops over some time and starts lowering your energy level as well reducing your mental capacity. Any type of Fatigue at this level, interrupts your life and makes it difficult to concentrate and makes it hard to be interested in the things you usually do. In addition sometimes it seems to happen and go on with no real apparent cause. This could have an underlying cause and it is important to talk to a doctor if it goes on for too long.

Gastric & Ulcer

A Gastric ulcer is a hole in the lining of the stomach that has been corroded by acidic digestive juices in the stomach. Ulcer formation is related to H.pyloridus bacteria in the stomach, anti-inflammatory medications, and smoking cigarettes. Ulcer pain does not always tell how severe an ulcer is. Sometimes a small ulcer can be extremely painful while bigger ones are not. Ulcers are treated according to what type you have. If you have an Ulcer brought on by the H.pyloridus bacteria, then antibiotics are usually prescribed and most can be cured for good. Ulcers brought on by use of anti-inflammatory medications would require a different course of treatment. In any case, these should be treated urgently.
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Hair Loss

Hair loss can affect just your scalp or your entire body. It can be the result of heredity, hormonal changes, medical conditions or medications. Anyone — men, women and children — can experience hair loss.
Baldness typically refers to excessive hair loss from your scalp. Hereditary hair loss with age is the most common cause of baldness. Some people prefer to let their baldness run its course untreated and unhidden. Others may cover it up with hairstyles, makeup, hats or scarves. And still others choose one of the treatments available to prevent further hair loss and to restore growth.

Hearing

Hearing is one of the five senses. It is a complex process of picking up sound and attaching meaning to it. The ability to hear is critical to understanding the world around us. The human ear is a fully developed part of our bodies at birth and responds to sounds that are very faint as well as sounds that are very loud. Even before birth, infants respond to sound.
When describing hearing loss, we generally look at three categories: type of hearing loss, degree of hearing loss, and configuration of hearing loss. With children, it is especially important to diagnose and treat a hearing loss as early as possible. This limits its potential impact on learning and development. Hearing loss can greatly affect the quality of life for adults as well. Unmanaged hearing loss can have an impact on employment, education, and general well-being.

Insomnia
Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep. People with insomnia have one or more of the following symptoms: Difficulty falling asleep, Waking up often during the night and having trouble going back to sleep, Waking up too early in the morning, Feeling tired upon waking
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Inflammation

Inflammation when the body removes harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Acute inflammation, show that the body is trying to heal itself. Inflammation is not an infection although it can be seen when the body Acute inflammation - starts rapidly (rapid onset) and quickly becomes severe.Examples of diseases, conditions, and situations which can result in acute inflammation include: Acute bronchitis, Infected ingrown toenail, Sore throat from a cold or flu, A scratch/cut on the skin. Our infections, wounds and any damage to tissue would never heal without inflammation, h
owever, chronic inflammation can eventually cause several diseases and conditions, including some cancers, rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, periodontitis, and hay fever. Inflammation needs to be well regulated.

Kidney Health

Your kidneys filter extra water and wastes out of your blood and make urine. Your kidneys also help control blood pressure so that your body can stay healthy. Read more about what your kidneys do.
Kidney disease means that the kidneys are damaged and can't filter blood like they should. This damage can cause wastes to build up in the body. It can also cause other problems that can harm your health. For most people, kidney damage occurs slowly over many years, often due to diabetes or high blood pressure. This is called chronic kidney disease. When someone has a sudden change in kidney function—because of illness, or injury, or have taken certain medications—this is called acute kidney injury. This can occur in a person with normal kidneys or in someone who already has kidney problems.
Kidney disease is a growing problem. More than 20 million Americans may have kidney disease and many more are at risk. Anyone can develop kidney disease, regardless of age or race. The main risk factors for developing kidney disease are:

Liver Health

Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly help the liver to work well. Eating an unhealthy diet can lead to liver disease. For example, a person who eats a lot of fatty foods is at higher risk of being overweight and having non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Alcohol can damage or destroy liver cells. Liver damage can lead to the build up of fat in your liver (fatty liver), inflammation or swelling of your liver (alcoholic hepatitis), and/or scarring of your liver (cirrhosis). For people with liver disease, even a small amount of alcohol can make the disease worse. When medicines are taken incorrectly by taking too much or the wrong type or by mixing, the liver can be harmed. Learn about medicines and how they can affect the liver and
Follow dosing instructions.
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Lung Health

The lungs are different from most of the other organs in your body because their delicate tissues are directly connected to the outside environment. Anything you breathe in can affect your lungs. Germs, tobacco smoke and other harmful substances can cause damage to your airways and threaten the lungs ability to work properly. Your body has a natural defense system designed to protect the lungs. This works very well most of the time to keep out dirt and fight off germs. But there are some important things you can do to reduce your risk of lung disease.

Menopause

Menopause is a natural biological process. Although it also ends fertility, you can stay healthy, vital and sexual. Some women feel relieved because they no longer need to worry about pregnancy.
Even so, the physical symptoms, such as hot flashes, and emotional symptoms of menopause may disrupt your sleep, lower your energy or — for some women — trigger anxiety or feelings of sadness and loss.

Memory

Memory doesn't always work perfectly. As people grow older, it may take longer to retrieve those files. Some adults joke about having a "senior moment." It's normal to forget things once in awhile. We've all forgotten a name, where we put our keys, or if we locked the front door. Seniors who forget things more often than others their age may have mild cognitive impairment. Forgetting how to use the telephone or find your way home may be signs of a more serious problem. These include Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, stroke, depression, head injuries, thyroid problems, or reactions to certain medicines. If you're worried about your forgetfulness, see your doctor.

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Migraine

A migraine headache can cause intense throbbing or a pulsing sensation in one area of the head and is commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can cause significant pain for hours to days and be so severe that all you can think about is finding a dark, quiet place to lie down. Some migraines are preceded or accompanied by sensory warning symptoms (aura), such as flashes of light, blind spots, or tingling in your arm or leg.
Medications can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines. If treatment hasn't worked for you in the past, talk to your doctor about trying a different migraine headache medication. The right medicines, combined with self-help remedies and lifestyle changes, may make a big difference.

Mothers, Infants & Children

Improving the well-being of mothers, infants, and children is an important public health goal for the United States. Their well-being determines the health of the next generation and can help predict future public health challenges for families, communities, and the health care system. The objectives of the Maternal, Infant, and Child Health topic area address a wide range of conditions, health behaviors, and health systems indicators that affect the health, wellness, and quality of life of women, children, and families.

Prostate Health

The prostate is a small gland in men that is part of the reproductive system. It's about the shape and size of a walnut. The prostate rests below the bladder and in front of the rectum. It surrounds part of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder. The prostate helps make semen, which carries sperm from the testicles when a man ejaculates. As a man ages, the prostate can grow larger. When a man reaches the age of 40, the prostate gland might have increased from the size of a walnut to that of an apricot. By the time he reaches the age of 60, it might be the size of a lemon.
Because it surrounds part of the urethra, the enlarged prostate can squeeze the urethra. This causes problems in the passing of urine. Typically, these problems passing urine don't occur in men until they are age 50 or older. They can, though, occur earlier.
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Relaxation

Relaxation techniques are a great way to help with stress management. Relaxation isn't just about peace of mind or enjoying a hobby. Relaxation is a process that decreases the effects of stress on your mind and body. Relaxation techniques can help you cope with everyday stress and with stress related to various health problems, such as cancer and pain.
Whether your stress is spiraling out of control or you've already got it tamed, you can benefit from learning relaxation techniques. Learning basic relaxation techniques is easy. Relaxation techniques are relatively easy to do and are good for everyone.

Sexual Wellness

Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. For sexual health to be attained and maintained, the sexual rights of all persons must be respected, protected and fulfilled.


Stress

Stress symptoms may be affecting your health, even though you might not realize it. You may think illness is to blame for that nagging headache, your frequent insomnia or your decreased productivity at work. But stress may actually be the culprit. Common effects of stress Indeed, stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts and feelings, and your behavior. You can notice it in your body when you have headaches, muscle tension, sleep problems and even a change in your sex drive. You might also be anxious, irritable, or just sad. People with stress can also tend to overeat/undereat, drink more alcohol and even withdraw themselves. Being able to recognize common stress symptoms can give you a jump on managing them. Stress that's left unchecked can contribute to health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes.

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Sinus Care

Nasal congestion and sinus pressure have many causes: colds, flu, allergies, to name a few. Whatever’s triggering them, the symptoms can be a pain -- literally. The sinuses are air spaces within bone that branch off of your nasal air passage. It is a common mistake to blame sinus problems to allergies, there are many other things that can cause sinus problems. It is always better to get a proper diagnosis to get the right kind of relief. A few of the Nasal conditions are Allergies, Viral Infections, Acute Bacterial Sinus Infections, Chronic Bacterial Sinus Infections and Nasal Septal
Deviations.

Urinary & Bladder

The bladder is a hollow organ that collects urine for storage and eventual removal from the body through the urethra. Bladder cancer is the abnormal growth of bladder cells and is one of the common cancers; men have a higher risk of getting bladder cancer than women. The most common symptom of bladder cancer is bleeding in the urine (hematuria).
Cigarette smoking is the most significant risk factor, with smokers three to four times more likely to get the disease than nonsmokers.

Varicose Vein

Varicose veins are gnarled, enlarged veins. Any vein may become varicose, but the veins most commonly affected are those in your legs and feet. That's because standing and walking upright increases the pressure in the veins of your lower body.
For many people, varicose veins and spider veins — a common, mild variation of varicose veins — are simply a cosmetic concern. For other people, varicose veins can cause aching pain and discomfort. Sometimes varicose veins lead to more-serious problems. Varicose veins may also signal a higher risk of other circulatory problems. Treatment may involve self-care measures or procedures by your doctor to close or remove veins.
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Women's Reproductive System

The female reproductive system provides several functions. The ovaries produce the female egg cells, called the ova or oocytes. The oocytes are then transported to the fallopian tube where fertilization by a sperm may occur. The fertilized egg then moves to the uterus, where the uterine lining has thickened in response to the normal hormones of the reproductive cycle. Once in the uterus the fertilized egg can implant into thickened uterine lining and continue to develop. If fertilization does not take place, the uterine lining is shed as menstrual flow. In addition, the female reproductive system produces female sex hormones that maintain the reproductive cycle.
During menopause the female reproductive system gradually stops making the female hormones necessary for the reproductive cycle to work. At this point, menstrual cycles can become irregular and eventually stop. One year after menstrual cycles stop, the woman is considered to be menopausal.