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Warning: dehydration ahead

Warning: dehydration ahead Water is one of the few absolute essentials for our bodies. As the summer months have painfully reminded us, water plays a crucial role in regulating body temperature. In addition to carrying oxygen and nutrients to the cells, another indispensable task of water is to dissolve food’s minerals and nutrients so they […]

Be Aware of Myomas

Uterine fibroids, also called myomas, are smooth, benign tumors that often appear during childbearing years. Many women have them sometime during their lives but usually they don’t know because there are often no symptoms. Myomas are composed partly of muscle tissue. They seldom develop in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus. When they […]

Catching a Cold When It’s Warm

What’s the Deal with Summertime Sniffles? Most everyone looks forward to summer—time to get away, get outside and have some fun. So what could be more unfair than catching a cold when it’s warm? How can cold symptoms arise when it’s not cold and flu season? Is there any way to dodge the summertime sniffles? […]

Avoid Those Bites

Diseases transmitted by ticks, fleas and mosquitoes are becoming more dangerous and far more numerous nowadays. Between 2004 and 2016, transmitted diseases tripled to nearly 650,000 cases in the United States, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds. The report published at the end of April says there are […]

Pebbles in Your Plumbing

Have you ever heard that passing a kidney stone is more painful than giving birth? Each year, more than 1 million people in the U.S. rush to the emergency room with pain caused by a kidney stone. Kidney stones are hard, pebble-like pieces of material that form in one or both kidneys. They’re caused by […]

Arthritis Is a Pain in The….Joint.

Understanding the Different Types of Arthritis Arthritis is as old as mankind itself (maybe even older). We can tell it’s been there all along from the kind of injuries we’ve found in the joints of prehistoric skeleton remains. Sooner or later we will all have some kind of problem with our joints, and, in many cases, […]

Sleep on it

How Snoozing Strengthens Memories When you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. That’s because sleeping helps strengthen memories you’ve formed throughout the day. It also helps to link new memories to earlier ones. You might even come up with creative new ideas while you slumber. What happens […]

Allergies at a Glance

While Spring bursts forth with a profusion of nature at its most wonderful, for allergy sufferers it means pollen from trees, grass, grain, and weeds, sneezing, wheezing, coughing, itchy red eyes, a runny or stuffy nose, and serious investment in tissue supplies. A variety of tests now exist to diagnose allergic conditions such as the […]

Take a bite out of TBE

Tick-borne encephalitis, or TBE, is one of the viral diseases in Hungary and Central Europe that can spread by ticks. The virus causes brain inflammation with severe fever and headache. The TBE vaccination offers extra protection for those living or staying in these areas. Symptoms often occur one to two weeks after a tick bite […]

Each day is D day

In the past, lovers of sunshine have been warned on numerous occasions about limiting the hours of tanning to protect themselves from the damaging rays of the sun. Though the results of the anti-sun campaign are promising, there is an unexpected side effect to the crusade against skin cancer: apparently our body does not get […]

Glaucoma – The Silent Thief of Sight

  In 2018, World Glaucoma Week falls on the week of March 11-18. This time is dedicated to raising awareness for the importance of this ocular disease, which is easy to control but difficult to spot without targeted screening. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that causes progressive damage of the […]

Aspirin’s new beneits

An aspirin a day may keep more than just a heart attack away. Since it was first synthesized in Germany in 1897, acetylsalicylic acid, more widely known as aspirin, has been used to treat a range of medical ailments – from the simple headache and fever to inflammation. Aspirin is one of the most widely […]