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Heart Disease: Factors And Treatments

Heart Disease: Factors And Treatments

Last updated:Tuesday, October 18, 2016Heart disease encapsulates a myriad of cardiovascular problems that are related to a process called atherosclerosis. This is a condition that allows plaque to build up on on the walls of the arteries, narrowing the pathways and making it more difficult for the heart to work efficiently. The buildup of...

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Nootropics – Using Smart Drugs and Brain Enhancers

Nootropics – Using Smart Drugs and Brain Enhancers

Last updated:Tuesday, December 13, 2016Nootropics are drugs that are often referred to as smart drugs or brain enhancers. They are claimed to enhance learning and increase cognitive ability – the ability to understand. The term nootropic was first used by Dr. Corneliu E. Giurgea in 1972. The word is derived from Greek: noos (νους)...

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The Truth About Hearing Aids

The Truth About Hearing Aids

Last updated:Friday, September 23, 2011Hearing aids have made a significant impact on the lives of those who don’t hear properly. Have you ever thought about a world without sound? Discover the truth about hearing aids: They’re available in a variety of styles, can be fit to anyone, and dramatically improved the life of the...

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Over And Over Again, A Bigger And Bigger Ouch

Over And Over Again, A Bigger And Bigger Ouch

Last updated:Wednesday, December 14, 2016A repetitive strain injury or repetitive stress injury is commonly known, yet widely misunderstood physiological condition characterized by sudden, diffuse, sharp pain that worsens with activity and weakness in the pain sight.  Most affected individuals have some sort of inflammation surrounding the painful joint, bone, or tendon.  The pain and...

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Uses Of Electrical Muscle Stimulation

Uses Of Electrical Muscle Stimulation

Last updated:Thursday, August 4, 2011Healthcare providers and athletes can often be overheard talking about Electrical muscle stimulation, causing those around them to wonder what they’re talking about. If you’ve ever been curious about the details behind electrical muscle stimulation, keep reading to learn more. The theory behind the practice of electrical muscle stimulation to...

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Headaches – Types And Causes

Headaches – Types And Causes

Last updated:Tuesday, June 30, 2015Headaches are usually minor complaints and they rarely occur. Everyone gets a mild headache sometime or the other. Most of us ignore it as a minor ailment, which goes away on its own or after popping a few aspirins. However, many of us are unaware of the underlying illnesses that...

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The Facts About Tinnitus

The Facts About Tinnitus

Last updated:Thursday, September 8, 2011Tinnitus Basics Tinnitus is an annoying ringing or other sound in one’s ears. While most people with the condition hear a ringing sound, other sounds can also occur.  The sound is not external, but an internal sound that only the affected person can hear.  There can be a number of...

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