Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 31

How Poor Leg Circulation Is Detected

Poor leg circulation is a common disease that is unfortunately under-diagnosed in this country. Poor circulation contributes to foot wounds, gangrene, and is a direct cause of leg amputation. Early detection is key to preventing serious complications, and this article will discuss how that is done. The body requires the oxygen and nutrients in the …

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Oct 31

Homeopathic Remedies For Panic Attacks – Tips To Slow Your Racing Heart

There are millions of people around the world who experience panic at one time or another. However, when panic becomes uncontrollable or experienced in a long period of time, then it becomes a problem. The person who suffers from panic attacks is unable to control his or her body when several symptoms immediately follow. Some …

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Oct 31

Why is Acetaminophen Liver Damage So Hard to Recognize?

The generic name for over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol® and prescription medications such as Vicodin® and Percoset® is acetaminophen (APAP). Under normal use the drug is usually considered to be safe. However, medical practitioners believe that if you take more than the recommended amount or if you take acetaminophen and also drink 3 or more …

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Oct 31

What is the Most Common Form of Acute Liver Failure in the US?

As a result of taking a very popular medication that is available over the counter or by prescription, approximately 50,000 people in the United States have to go to the emergency room every year. And, because some people take overdoses of this medication, unintentionally, approximately 500 people per year die. What is this drug? The …

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Oct 31

Is This Common Over-the-Counter Medication Safe?

There is a very common drug that has been sold to millions of people in pharmacies and supermarkets across the country for many years that has been the reason that approximately 50,000 people per year go to hospital emergency rooms. And this particular drug has been the cause of about 500 deaths in the United …

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Oct 30

Finding Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

Many consumers are under the impression that due to astigmatism, they are unable to wear contact lenses. This is a myth. Unless it is extreme, most astigmatism can be treated with the conventional method; eyeglasses or corrective contacts. A prescription for astigmatism contains three main parts instead of one. The first part indicates your main …

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Oct 30

Orthodontics: How to Brush Your Teeth and Floss

Everyone brushes their teeth but few people brush them properly. It’s more than brushing twice daily, it comes down to technique, length of time and some other important factors. Read on to become a tooth brushing professional. 1. Time: It takes two full minutes or more to properly brush your teeth. Most people brush their …

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Oct 30

Talking With No Voice

Three years ago, extensive radiation on my tongue caused me to lose my voice. There is a nerve in the tongue called the hypoglossal nerve. It failed and affected my vocal cords. The result was a my vocal cords stopped working and I lost my voice. I was a big talker and felt this was …

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Oct 30

More Brits Keen on Teeth Whitening

A growing number of people are taking advantage of teeth whitening services, according to a survey. Research by Mintel revealed that 41 per cent of British people are concerned about the colour of their gnashers and are willing to undergo teeth whitening procedures in order to get that Hollywood smile. The market research analyst firm …

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Oct 30

Acetaminophen – Is it as Safe as You Think?

One of the safest drugs available, if taken at its recommended dosage, is acetaminophen. Millions of people a year have used it for many years without any problems. It’s very good at relieving pain and reducing fever without running the risk of having any serious side effects. However, if too much is taken the results …

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