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What Causes Muscle Weakness?

What Causes Muscle Weakness?

Muscle weakness is a lack of strength in the muscles. They may not contract or move as easily as before. Some chronic medical conditions can cause the muscles to...
Paleo Diet

About Paleo Diet

The paleo diet is sometimes nicknamed "the caveman diet," as it stems from the diets of our ancestors. It's based on food sources for humans during the Paleolithic area, which spanned the...
Could Stress Be Causing My Symptoms

Could Stress Be Causing My Symptoms?

Physical symptoms can be your body’s way of letting you know you aren’t coping with stress well. Easy stress management may help patients feel better. David Schechter, MD, is...
Ways to Ease Chronic Pain

Ways to Ease Chronic Pain

Exercise It's a Catch-22: You're hurting, so you don't exercise; but without exercise, you may lose muscle tone and strength, making the pain worse. Fortunately, even mild exercise...
About Alternative Health Supplements

About Alternative Health Supplements

These days, there are plenty of pills out there offered by your local pharmacy to cure what ails you. But you can never be too sure that the products pushed on us...
Secrets for a Longer Life, DNA Structure

Secrets for a Longer Life

Protect Your DNA As you age, the ends of your chromosomes become shorter. This makes you more likely to get sick. But lifestyle changes can boost an enzyme...
Warning Signs of Binge Eating Disorder

Warning Signs of Binge Eating Disorder

What is Binge Eating Disorder? Binge eating disorder isn't the same as occasional overeating. Plenty of people eat too much once in a while. Who hasn't had a...
Secrets to Whiter Teeth

Secrets to Whiter Teeth

Want Brighter, Whiter Teeth? Have your pearly whites lost their luster because of dingy gray or yellow stains? Stained teeth can occur as we age, but some common...
How to Keep Your Liver Healthy

How to Keep Your Liver Healthy

Drink Coffee People who drink a few cups of coffee a day may be less likely to get liver diseases including cancer and scarring (fibrosis, cirrhosis). It might...
Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Abusive relationships aren't defined only by physical violence. Abuse comes in many forms - emotional, psychological, sexual. And, though you might think it would be clear when someone is being abusive, abusive...
Foot Calluses Might Be Good for You

Why Your Foot Calluses Might Be Good for You

Beyond that, Andersen noted, barefoot humans of the past were not running around on hot asphalt and other modern surfaces. The findings, published June 26 in the journal Nature,...
Health Benefits of Getting Outside

Health Benefits of Getting Outside

It Helps You Get Exercise Walking outside makes you more likely to exercise, especially if you're a kid. You don't need a gym membership, transportation, or special equipment: Just...

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Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Parkinson’s Disease

Vitamin D supplementation may help treat non-motor symptoms related to Parkinson's disease. In an Acta Neurologica Scandinavia study...