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Another Cold Sore! Why Me?


An estimated 85 million Americans have acquired the herpes simplex (cold sore) virus. And the majority had received the virus before the age of 3.

Signs of Suicide : Learn What They are and How to Deal with Them


The true numbers are probably much higher because many suicides are reported as accidents or illnesses. Suicides are usually the result of a complex combination of emotional, social, and biological factors.

Prevent Foot Problems When Walking


Americans are on the go. According to a NSGA Survey, 71 million American adults are exercise walkers, making walking the top sport in the United States.

Treating Neuromas - Ten Tips


A neuroma is an inflamed nerve. In the foot, the most common place for a neuroma is between the third and fourth toes.

Orthotics and Your Feet


Orthotics are devices which fit into the shoe to aid the foot. "Functional orthotics" are rigid and designed to control motion and correct the function of the foot.

Heel Pain - Ten Tips for Treatment


The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis (plan * tar fash* ee * I * tis). If you experience a sharp pain in your heel when you first step down in the morning, it is most likely due to plantar fasciitis.

Who Else Wants General Information on Arthritis?


Today there are about 70 million Americans with arthritis?that's one person out of every four who suffer both pain and the expense of this crippling disease. In one year alone, arthritis will be responsible for over half a billion dollars in lost wages.

A Fresh Start Plan for People With Neck Pain!


"If you have to deal with chronic neck pain, it can be a real struggle. I know? because I've had to do it myself," states Dr.

10 Tips for Responsible Medication Use


All medications, which include prescriptions, over-the-counter preparations, vitamin and mineral supplements, and herbal preparations, are potentially dangerous. Following some simple rules will not only reduce your chance of having a problem, but should reduce your cost as well.

Clinton on South Beach Diet


Clinton's recent quadruple bypass surgery has been largely debated. Being on the South Beach Diet made everybody wonder how the former president's illness advanced so much as to need to be surgically corrected.

Top Ten Reasons Why We Hate IBS!


Irritable bowel syndrome can be a nightmare?constant diarrhea and terrible stomach pains, or unbelievable constipation and never-ending gas. While it's good to stay positive and keep looking for help, sometimes it's even better to just have a good old moan!So, without further ado, I would like to present the top 10 reasons why we all hate IBS.

Emotional Effects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome


Irritable bowel syndrome sufferers often find that they have to deal with two sets of symptoms. The physical symptoms of diarrhea, constipation and pain form the main part of IBS, but sufferers may also develop emotional problems such as mild or moderate depression and anxiety because of the strain that IBS places on their lives.

Hypnotherapy as a Treatment for IBS


Hypnotherapy is one of the best known and most widely used treatments for IBS, and can offer sufferers a drug-free solution to their symptoms of diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain and bloating.There are now many hundreds of hypnotherapists who offer what is called "gut-directed hypnotherapy" for IBS, which takes the general techniques of hypnotherapy and applies them directly to the abdominal pain and digestive symptoms which IBS sufferers struggle with.

Three Questions People Are Asking About Health Care in America


Q. Why is there so may uninsured people in America?A.

The Pharmaceutical Drug Cartel and the FDA


According to the Los Angeles Times, the California Association of Physicians and Surgeons, and even the Center for Diseases Control's own admission, well over 100,000 people in this country die each year from "properly" administered prescription drugs. This is absolutely shocking!One study has shown that more than two million American hospitalized patients suffered a serious adverse drug reaction (ADR) within a 12-month period and of these, over 100,000 died as a result.

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