Diseases and Injuries
Diseases and Injuries
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Gluten Free Diet for Stomach Bloating
By Diane Marks
Gluten does not cause stomach bloating in most people. If you develop stomach bloating after eating gluten, the bloating is a sign of an ...
A Torn Ligament in a Thumb
By Sharon Perkins
A torn ligament in the thumb usually affects the ulnar collateral ligament, which is used to pinch and grasp. The ulnar collateral ligament ...
How to Soften Up a Lasso
By Ryn Gargulinski
Your new lasso is jazzy, cool and nearly ready to use -- except it is as stiff as a bone. You’re chances of lassoing anything in with your ...
Catechins and Weight Loss
By Camira Bailey
Catechins are a type of flavanoid found in certain kinds of tea, fruit, chocolate and wine. They are associated with a variety of health ...
Can You Eat Sardines Before You Go to Sleep?
Any time of day could be a good time to eat sardines. They are a good source of calcium and protein and, according to a report from Oregon ...
Is Trampolining Good for Weight Loss?
By Christine Binnendyk
Trampolining debuted as an Olympic sport at the Sydney games in 2000, with both men's and women's individual events. This sport involves ...
Non Renewable Facts
The first commercial coal production began in the United States in 1748. Ever since then, nonrenewable energy has been one of the ...
Can Vitamins Help Shrink Cancer Tumors?
By R. Y. Langham, Ph.D.
Cancer tumors develop when cancerous cells multiply and form malignant masses of tissue. Many times these cancerous cells break away from ...
Benefits of Flaxseed Oil & Borage Oil
By Karen Hellesvig-Gaskell
Flaxseed oil is an excellent source of the essentially fatty acid, alpha linolenic acid, (ALA) according to the National Institutes of ...
Decreased Kidney Function Symptoms
By Niya Jones
Chronic kidney disease, or decreased kidney function, affects more than 20 million adults, reports the Centers for Disease Control and ...
How to Get Rid of Keloid Scars
By Eric Mohrman
Keloids are a type of raised reddish scar that continues to grow even after a wound has fully healed. Often associated with acne, keloid ...
Dextrose Vs. Fructose
By Clay McNight
Fructose and dextrose are two different types of sugar. Other sugars include lactose, maltose and sucrose. Different kinds of foods contain ...
Dark Undereye Wrinkles & Milia
By Laurel Tuohy
Eyes are "the windows to the soul" and the first area on your face to show age and fatigue. You need to keep them looking their ...
USDA Recommended Daily Water Intake
By Janelle Commins
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends different amounts of water based on age, sex and health status. The specific recommendations ...
How Much Protein Do You Need When Lifting Weights?
By Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.
If you’re an avid weightlifter, you likely need more protein every day than people who are sedentary. Too much protein, however, can ...
What Is a Man's Daily Requirement in Grams of Iron Intake?
By Rae Uddin
Your body requires a sufficient, daily supply of iron to keep it running in top form. Iron helps transport oxygen throughout your body and ...
Supplements that Suppress the Appetite
By William Gamonski
Although reducing calories is essential for fat loss, it can also increase ghrelin, a hormone that boosts hunger and appetite. This might ...
How to Get Help Paying Medical Bills With Low or No Income
By Ciele Edwards
An unexpected emergency or even routine medical care can leave you owing thousands of dollars in medical bills. For many individuals, a ...
What is a Good Caffeinated Drink Before a Workout?
By Laura Niedziocha
Increase your workout duration and fat-burning potential by adding caffeine to your pre-workout routine. Drinking certain caffeinated ...
What are the Dangers of Infrared?
By Michael Judge
Even though infrared (IR) light is sometimes referred to as IR "radiation," it is not particularly harmful in most cases. This is because, ...