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20 Tips to Combat Chronic Inflammation

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Inflammation is the immune system’s way of biologically responding to an injury or, in some case, an infection. In fact, it is the sign of a healthy immune system, but only initially. If your immune system goes into an overdrive, it could turn into a chronic inflammation. An inflammation can be acute or chronic. When acute inflammations go unresolved, they can enter a chronic phase. Chronic Inflammations are persistent and can be linked to serious conditions like cancer, heart disease and asthma. They can also lead to small ailments that can go unnoticed. Here is how you can treat those » » » [Read more]

Amazing Benefits of Jogging

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Jogging is the simplest and a standout amongst the most efficient types of exercises. Jogging helps you in keeping your body as robust and as healthy as you desire. As stated by the American Heart Association, aerobic activity such as jogging is the most secured and the best type of exercise as it requires only 30 minutes of your time a day. It can help you feel better and get you moving and going. Jogging strengthens the bones, develops cardiovascular health and helps you sustain a healthy weight. Continuous jogging will benefit our psychological and physical health in various ways. » » » [Read more]

Sympathetic Ophthalmia in an Infected Post-Scleral Buckling Eye

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Jona MB Sy-Ongkeko, MD Archimedes LD Agahan, MD Juan S Lopez, MD Jacinto U Dy-Liacco, MD Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines Sympathetic ophthalmia (SO) is a rare, bilateral, nonnecrotising granulomatous panuveitis that may develop after exposure of intraocular contents to the immune system, i.e., trauma, followed by a latent period and the appearance of uveitis in both the injured and non-injured eye. Both eyes are affected, with the injured eye usually presenting with uveitis before, and more severe than the uninjured eye. Its occurrence is much more likely » » » [Read more]

Benefits Of Chiropractic Care

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What is Chiropractic? Having the meaning of efficient or practical by hand, chiropractic is not technically recognized as a part of medical treatment but is often made use of. Chiropractic care is the diagnosis and treatment of patients by medical professionals without the use of medicines. This treatment completely involves practical techniques. Chiropractic care helps to regain flexibility and better functioning of bones, ligaments and muscles. When this treatment is being conducted, Chiropractors focus more on the spinal area, as like the brain, it deals with the nervous system of the body. Apart from making the back and neck work » » » [Read more]

How to Prevent the Office from Getting Sick

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If you work in an office in the middle of winter, getting sick is nearly inevitable. Winter time has its negatives and positives. One of the biggest negatives, especially if you work in close contact with several people, is getting sick. It can come from anything-someone sneezing, touching something or even being around someone. The only thing worse than getting sick yourself is getting the entire office sick, which you can easily do if you come down with a bug. If you know you are sick, you should avoid work at all costs. This is much easier said than done, » » » [Read more]

How To Properly Protect Your Skin in the Winter Months

The frigid winter weather cometh and it’s ready to wreak havoc on your skin. Blunt but true, during the cold months moisture is literally sucked out of your body. Short of hunkering down in your home with a bottle of moisturizer, drinking gobs of water and covering every square inch of your body with blankets, what can you do properly protect your skin in the winter months? Wear a scarf – Protection with the flick of the wrist, it’s just a matter of finding a scarf that compliments your favorite cold weather coat. Wool, cotton, cashmere – take your pick! » » » [Read more]

How Sleep Can Help Detox Your Brain

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Studies show that one of the reasons people sleep is to detoxify the brain. A new study that was published recently online in the journal Science revealed that when you sleep the brain does some spring cleaning. Let us find out how the brain detoxes while the person is sleeping.

6 Great Health Benefits of Neem

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Primarily found in India, the neem tree has various health benefits that have been put to use for years. The many health benefits that neem provides comes from its seeds, leaves, bark, fruit, and roots. Treat Skin Problems The natural moisture in the leaves have antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal properties that can stop viruses from developing and attacking your body. Some people take advantage of the antibacterial properties in neem leaves by smashing them up into a paste to apply topically to various skin problems like eczema, rashes, and acne. Treat Fungal Infections The compounds that make up the antifungal properties » » » [Read more]

Alopecia Areata - an autoimmune condition

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About Alopecia Areata Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition where the immune system mistakenly fights the hair follicles from which hairs grow. The consequences of this disease include hair loss on the head and in some cases, in other places on the body such as the pubic region, eyebrows, eyelashes etc. Generally, the hair falls in a few smaller round patches. Although in some people hair loss can be larger, the condition usually does not surpass beyond these bare patches. It is possible for the disease to lead a total loss of hair on the head (alopecia totalis) or complete » » » [Read more]