Weight loss: When to see the doctor for help



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Male Menopause Symptoms & Treatments : Nutrition Tips for Male Menopause



I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/v/wX7P3N_SeXU?f=videos&app=youtube_gdata Learn nutrition and diet tips and … [Read more...]


The heart, the thyroid and medications



When it feels like your heart is jumping erratically inside your chest, you ask yourself “What’s wrong with me?” If you are a health-conscious person like me, you will ask “Where did I do wrong?” Was … [Read more...]


Allergy attack!



On the last weekend of November,when the Battling for Health site was down, I had a terrible allergic reaction to something - I don't know what - that bloated the whole of my face and half-closed my … [Read more...]


When hugs and medications don’t mix



A hug can mean a lot of things, almost always positive. Unless it comes with something else. Hormones, for example. Many medications contain hormones, medications that can be in the form of creams, … [Read more...]


Antidepressants: do they really work?



There is a wide range of medications indicated for depression. These drugs are supposed to be effective in alleviating depressive symptoms. Recent studies, however, question whether is it really … [Read more...]


Breastfeeding may prevent MS relapse



There are about 2.5 million people worlwide suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). The disease commonly afflicts young people in their prime, between the ages of 20 and 40. It is no surprise that … [Read more...]


The STITCH study: hypertension management made simple



"Less is better" might be the new strategy in treating high blood pressure, according a study by Canadian researchers. The study called "Simplified Treatment Intervention to Control Hypertension" … [Read more...]


CVD News Watch December 5, 2008



Now that you have recovered from the stress of Black Friday, you'll have some time to catch up with the latest heart news. Happy reading! CVD device watch Heart's surplus energy may help power … [Read more...]


Know your medications: anti-cholesterol drugs



It's Cholesterol Awareness Month. So I think it's only right that I tackle the topic of drugs used in controlling our cholesterol levels. For a review of the basics of cholesterol and what out … [Read more...]


Depression Medications Explained



By Jason Hunter Depression is more than a gloomy and terrifying disorder; it can be lethal. Therefore, anyone with moderate to severe depression requires vigorous treatment immediately. There are … [Read more...]


How Safe is Your Blood Pressure Medication?



By Stan Kitchen Sometimes, you can treat high blood pressure with a simple change of diet, exercise and lifestyle. Other cases are not so simple to resolve, and the doctor may prescribe a high blood … [Read more...]


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