Adult and Senior Health

Too Tired, Too Often?

What does it take to perform at your job, be a great spouse, a great parent, and have a buzzing social live? In addition to the many other wonderful qualities that you may list, it requires a lot of energy! So are you bursting with the energy to excel at your many roles? Or do you often find yourself fighting a yawn and just feeling too tired for no obvious reason? Here are some common causes of fatigue that may help you figure out a possible reason for your lack of energy. Though in few cases, fatigue may be a sign of a serious health problem, most of the time it's a relatively simple matter that can be easily resolved. If
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How to brush your teeth

Brushing teeth is important and can prevent tooth and gum related diseases. Proper brushing takes at least two full minutes.To brush properly, you need short, gentle strokes, paying special attention to the gum line, hard-to-reach back teeth areas, around crowns, fillings or other restoration. Concentrate thoroughly on each tooth as you brush.
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ABC of Diabetes!

Diabetes is the most common hormonal disorder affecting adults worldwide. It is also one of the top ten causes of death in adults. In 2006, it was the seventh leading cause of death listed on U.S. death certificates. People with Diabetes are at an increased risk of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disorder, blindness and nervous system disease. However, through years of research scientists have shown that lifestyle modification can go a long way in Diabetes prevention because the disease has strong links to diet and activity. In fact, type 2 Diabetes is almost always preceded by
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What is Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)

IBM is a rare type of inflammatory muscular disorder that usually presents itself in the adult life most often after the age of 50, which presents as slow progressive weakness and withering away of the muscles of the arms and legs.
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Addisonian crisis

Adrenal crisis is a constellation of symptoms that indicate severe adrenal insufficiency. This may be the result of either previously undiagnosed Addison's disease. Adrenal crisis refers to overwhelming and life-threatening adrenal insufficiency. The most common signs of adrenal crisis are shock (very low blood pressure with a loss of consciousness), dehydration, and an imbalance of sodium and potassium levels in the body.
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Top 20 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Work life balance includes proper prioritizing between the career and ambition on one hand and with pleasure, family on the other hand.
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Precautions during Common Wealth Games in New Delhi

Dengue fever is a very serious illness, and once you notice any of the said symptoms you have to go to the doctor immediately for treatment. There is no vaccine against dengue fever, and no specific treatment. You'll have to follow the doctor's recommendations.
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Down with a Viral Fever ?

We often hear people say that they were down with a viral fever, very often called a “viral”. The viral fever is not a single disease entity caused by a specific type of virus. It rather refers to several febrile infections caused by viruses. We tend to treat them as one and the same because the symptoms and management are similar irrespective of the causative virus. Viral fevers occur in all parts of the world and affect people of all ages. Thankfully, most of these infections are self-limiting, i.e. they will go away on their own. By this we do not mean to say that viruses cannot cause serious febrile illnesses. In fact, Dengue fever, Chinkungunya fever, and Japanese encephalitis are all caused by viruses. However, the typical set of symptoms that we call the “viral” can be managed with some self-care at home.
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HealthcareMagic observes ‘WORLD HEART DAY’

World observes World Heart Day, on 26th September, 2010. Each year World Heart Day is observed on the last Sunday of September. It was created to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.1 million lives each year.
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What happens if there is a Bioterrorism...

It was March 20th 2003, the whole world was glued on their television sets, and the world was witnessing what many hailed as WORLD WAR 3. Which was the was on Iraq or Operation Iraqi Freedom in which all the big allied forces of United states along with UK , with smaller contingents from Australia and Poland were invading Iraq and to over throw Saddam Hussein.
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