Monthly Archives: November 2022

  1. The role of daily habits in hemorrhoid formation

    Daily Habits That Can Cause Your Hemorrhoids

    Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swollen veins in your lower rectum and anus that are similar to varicose veins. They’re a very common condition that most people will experience at least once during their lifetimes. They become more common the older you get, but people of any age and background are susceptible to developing hemorrhoids.

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  2. Interstitial cystitis symptoms, causes & treatment

    What Is Interstitial Cystitis And How Can It Be Treated?

    Everybody pees! You probably don’t give much thought to the processes in your body that regulate urination. That is, until something goes wrong. Your bladder is a hollow and muscular organ that stores urine, expanding in size until it’s full. Once your bladder is full, your pelvic nerves send signals to your brain. These signals are what cause the urge you feel when you need to urinate.

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  3. A traveler's guide for COPD patients

    What It Takes To Travel With COPD

    A COPD diagnosis doesn’t mean you have to give up on all the activities you enjoy, including travelling. With some time and consideration, and proper management of your condition, you can continue living a fulfilling and enriching life.

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  4. Tips for Managing Joint Pain

    Tips For Managing Joint Pain

    When your joints are stiff and in pain, it can be hard to go about your daily life. Joint pain often becomes worse as we grow older and stiffness and soreness can be so intense that your range of motion is seriously hampered. Treatment and pain relief options for joint pain will vary depending on the cause of your symptoms. The most common cause of joint pain and stiffness is arthritis.

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  5. Risk factors for osteoporosis you need to know

    Who Is More Likely To Develop Osteoporosis?

    Osteoporosis is a health condition that weakens your bones, making them weaker and more brittle. They become so brittle that even a tiny fall or stumble can result in a fracture or break.

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  6. Understanding ozempic vs. saxenda for weight loss treatment

    Ozempic vs. Saxenda: Choosing The Right Treatment For Weight Loss

    Saxenda, better known as its active ingredient, Liraglutide, is a prescription-only injectable medicine used for weight loss. Saxenda is used daily and combined with a calorie deficit diet and increased exercise programme for the best results. Saxenda works by reducing the feeling of hunger and making the body feel fuller when you eat. This is through the body producing a hormone called glucagon-like-peptide (GLP-1), which aids in regulating your appetite. Liraglutide mimics the way GLP-1 works but flips it to reduce your appetite, meaning you’ll gradually eat less and in summary, lose excess weight.

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  7. 4 Lifestyle Habits For Preventing Gout Flare-ups

    4 Lifestyle Habits For Preventing Gout Flare-ups

    Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that’s different to other types of arthritis because it causes sudden and intense joint pain, often at night. The joint most afflicted tends to be the big toe, but any joint is susceptible.

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  8. Understanding the link between pregnancy & psoriasis flare-ups

    A New Psoriasis Flare-Up After Pregnancy

    Women with psoriasis who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant might be worried about how their condition might impact pregnancy. It’s not uncommon for psoriasis flare-ups to occur during pregnancy and after giving birth, but can psoriasis treatments cause complications for the mother or the baby?

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  9. Exercise strategies for asthma control

    Exercising With Asthma: The Golden Rules

    Being active is an important part of everyday life – with its multiple health benefits, both physically and emotionally. With asthma, something that hinders the very fundamentals of any kind of physical activity, there is a hardly discussed list of rules and regs that all asthma sufferers quietly abide by to keep themselves out of sticky situations.

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  10. Discover 5 crucial facts about psoriasis

    5 Facts You Should Know About Psoriasis

    Psoriasis affects around 2% of people in the UK and causes red, flaky, and crusty patches of skin that often have silvery-looking scales. It is a chronic skin condition, meaning that it is a long-lasting disease with no cure. The severity and frequency of psoriasis can vary from person to person. Some people may only experience mild flare-ups from time to time while others may have persistent symptoms that greatly impact a person’s quality of life. 

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