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What is Overdose of Iron, It’s Causes and Treatment?

Iron overdose is a symptom observed in adult males and postmenopausal women. And it’s just the opposite in youngsters, toddlers, children, and adolescents, who are still growing. They often need more iron than what they get. Poisoning from Iron overdose does irreparable damages to the body.

Iron overdose is commonly referred to as iron overload, or hemochromatosis. Researchers are trying to get an insight into the ill effects and side effects. The researchers have observed that iron overload, or hemochromatosis may lead to cancer or heart diseases but no concrete evidence has been confirmed so far. Things are still at a stage where the scientists are discovering a new and contradictory, sometimes related facts everyday.

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Potential Lawsuit Against Coca-Cola’s “Calorie-Burning” Enviga

Coca-Cola and Nestle have teamed up to introduce a green-tea-flavored carbonated beverage called Enviga, which they claim has a negative-calorie effect and that one single can helps burn calories. Enviga contains epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant found in green tea that has been shown, in some studies, to burn additional calories.

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Eye Cancer — A Rare Possibility

Did you ever think that the eye could be affected by cancer? Cancers of the eye develop from tissue just like other parts of the body. The eye is made up of the eyeball, the orbit, and the adnexal structures. The eyeball or globe is made up of the uvea and the retina. Cancers that affects these parts are called intraocular, orbital or adnexal cancers. Intraocular cancers are the most common eye cancers. The primary cancer starts inside the eyeball and may be melanoma or primary introcular lymphoma. Children usually develop retinoblastoma as the cancer develops in retinal cells. Continue reading

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Morning Sickness and Miscarriage In Pregnant Women

Morning sickness amongst pregnant women is a common experience of discomfort. It’s actually one the most talked about and unpleasant aspect of being pregnant. People believe in different things about morning sickness. Some think it’s a sign of healthy pregnancy while others trash it saying there is nothing to confirm the fact. Studies have been conducted by leading medical research groups and it has been found that morning sickness, nausea, and vomiting during pregnancy is a sign of lower chances of miscarriage.

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Everyone Over 20 Should Visit Doctor for High Cholesterol Test

Cholesterol is a type of fat. Cholesterol is an important requirement of our body as it helps in performing and supporting many important functions like producing new cells. Where low Cholesterol results in lower production of new cells required towards growth and smooth functioning of body, high cholesterol increases the risk of developing heart disease and stroke.

The main reason for being diagnosed with high cholesterol is a result of eating wrong diet – A diet too full of saturated fats cholesterol. High cholesterol can also result from an inherited condition. Eating a healthy diet, continuing with physical activities and taking cholesterol-lowering medicines as prescribed by the doctor.

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Dealing with Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is one problem, which affects 90% of us at some point or the other. So much so that we think of growing old and blood pressure in the same breath. We shall discuss causes of blood pressure and what will help us to deal with it best. Blood pressure should never be allowed to rise, should never be taken casually.Some of the causes of blood pressure may include, quality of lifestyle. Things like, eating a high-grain, high-sugar diet, lack of exercise, leading a sedentary lifestyle, and taking excessive stress. Most of these factors are things we have control over. We can shift to a better diet, we can include exercises in our routine, we can avoid stress etc.

Avoiding stress is the most important factor to fight blood pressure. The more stress we take the worse the blood pressure situation gets. The best thing therefore, and first thing also is to avoid stress. Continue reading

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How to Decide on Hospice Care for the Terminally Ill

So you’ve finally made the decision as caregiver to a terminally ill patient that you would like to go in for hospice care. It must have been a difficult decision to make but you and all concerned have realized that the treatment has gone as far as it could. And now the patient would like to be in a place where there is warmth and caring, while they spend time with their loved ones.

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Techniques to Sleep Better

So many of us complain about not being able to sleep well. People are starving for a sound sleep. Some of us lose it over our sales targets and the impending presentations at the office, and some over a fight with a friend. It’s surprising that all of it lead to the same sleeplessness.

We shall discuss some techniques today, which will help us sleep better. First and foremost – and slightly out of sync but not quite, is that through the day try not to hurt anyone verbally or otherwise, don’t be unreasonable, don’t lose temper, and avoid over reacting.

When we hit the bed our thoughts wander and go back to the happenings of the day. To sleep with a calm mind – calm thoughts are the secret. And calm thoughts can only result from a calm and peaceful day. So let’s learn to minimize complications through the day.
Nothing helps – From good music or PG Woodhouse if our mind is not into it. So the first technique is to understand to control the mind and actions. If we are able to even understand this to begin with, we are on our way to good sound sleep. Continue reading

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Things to Know About Tooth Abscesses Before It’s Late

There are some common facts that we should all know about tooth abscesses. Things like what exactly are tooth abscesses. How do they occur, what are the symptoms, how is it diagnosed, how can tooth abscesses be treated, is the treatment permanent, how should you take care of yourself when you’ve been diagnosed with Tooth Abscesses and most important of all How to Save Ourselves From Tooth Abscesses.

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Your GP (General Practitioner) is the First Rung on the Ladder

I am not an expert on these matters I am about to write about; in fact anything I say here is just my own observations and thoughts; so don’t scream and shout if I am contradicting your own thoughts on the subject, in fact I would be interested to know what you think!

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