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Understanding Autonomic Nervous System Testing

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Understanding Autonomic Nervous System Testing

It can be intimidating and frightening to have to go for testing, especially when it sounds unfamiliar or even foreign. If your doctor has said that you need to go for an autonomic nervous system test, you probably have tons of questions and thoughts racing through your mind. While the autonomic nervous system is very…

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Gout – Understanding This Complex Disease

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Gout - Understanding This Complex Disease

Gout is a very complex disease. It is an inflammation of the joints that is very painful and is caused by defective metabolism of uric acid that results to a lot of uric acid to build up in the tissue. It is the most painful form of arthritis. Someone suffering from gout would definitely seek…

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Caring For Someone With A Head Trauma

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Caring For Someone With A Head Trauma

A head trauma is one of the most serious injuries a person can receive, knowing how to treat a victim can be crucial to their recovery. As the skull protects the brain, it is often the case that the most serious damage can be done within the head, out of sight. However, there are three…

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Travel Healthcare Coverage

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Travel Healthcare Coverage

Travelling is the favorite pastime of many people, and for good reasons. There are so many wonderful things associated with travelling: exotic locations, beautiful weather, awe-inspiring architecture, interesting art galleries and museums, delicious food, and exciting nightlife. However, for all of the good things that come with travel, there are some risks and some possible…

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Summer Awareness: How to Spot Sun Poisoning

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Summer Awareness: How to Spot Sun Poisoning

Is there a difference between sun poisoning and sunburn? Yes there is. Both can actually produce red skin and blistering, pain and tingling, even fever and chills. The term “sun poisoning” is often used to describe severe sunburns. Sun poisoning can happen if you’ve been exposed to the sun for as little as 15 minutes…

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Top Medical Symptoms You Need to See a Doctor For

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Top Medical Symptoms You Need to See a Doctor For

Whether they happen spur of the moment or gradually get worse, there are some symptoms that are more serious than others. Some symptoms may seem like common, minor problems at first but if left alone they can create future medical issues and could even lead to death! Here are the top medical symptoms that you…

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First Aid For Kids

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First Aid For Kids

I will never forget the panic I felt when my year old daughter grabbed a chunk of watermelon from her older brother’s plate, shoved it in her mouth and promptly began to choke. I hadn’t been trained in first aid since I was in the Brownies many moons ago, but thankfully instinct took over and…

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Tips For Choosing the Right Health Insurance Policy for You

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Tips For Choosing the Right Health Insurance Policy for You

Health care is expensive, and if you are responsible for securing your own policy, the costs can be intimidating. You want an inexpensive policy, yet you need to make sure it provides the coverage you would need—after all, that is the point of insurance. Here are some tips for finding the right plan for your…

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Five Pains You Should Never Ignore

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Five Pains You Should Never Ignore

Even though no one likes to deal with pain, it does serve an important function. Pain acts as the body’s way of letting you know that something has gone wrong. Whether this means you shouldn’t touch the stove when hot, forget to wear shoes when throwing out the garbage, or pay more attention to where…

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New Injury Symptoms: Was it The Accident or The Hospital Treatment?

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New Injury Symptoms: Was it The Accident or The Hospital Treatment?

If you have been recently hospitalized for an injury that was the result of an accident, your life is likely in chaos. You have probably already had to hire an attorney because of this event and all you really want to do is recover from your injuries in peace. Suppose that now, however, there seem…

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