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    Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

    What is Diabetes? Well, I can tell you that diabetes is an abnormality in the body which pancreas can not produce enough insulin to convert glucose (blood sugar) into energy. Some people even dub diabetes as “slow subtle killer” because you will feel little to no pain until it already too late for you. As we have learned in elementary school, when you eat food, the body breaks down all carbohydrates and sugars into glucose. Insulin then take up glucose from the blood into the cells for use as energy. The problem occurs when insulin can not enter cells because your cells have become resistant to insulin. Glucose ended accumulate…

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    Gestational Diabetes Meal Plan

    What is Gestational Diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. Like other types of diabetes, gestational diabetes also cause high blood sugar. It can affect your pregnancy and your baby’s health. If you already have diabetes, then you need to keep your blood sugar as close to normal as possible before get pregnant. High blood sugar levels are not too good to your baby, especially during the first weeks of pregnancy. Even if you have never had diabetes before, but when you have been diagnosed with high blood sugar levels during pregnancy. You have a chance of getting gestational diabetes. So, you also need to…

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    Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Guidelines

    What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a common form of diabetes in which people have high glucose levels in their body. The pancreas makes a hormone called as insulin which turn glucose (sugar) from the food you eat into energy for your activities. People with type 2 diabetes still produce insulin within the body, however their body don’t use it well as others do. It is called as insulin resistance. At first, the pancreas will try to make more insulin to match glucose. But eventually it can’t keep up and you will have high blood sugar levels. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates about…

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    Acute Lower Back Pain Treatment

    Why do I Get Lower Back Pain “I can not sit for too long. I can not stand for too long. If I’m at home, certainly I was lying in bed,” said the mother of 39 years. If you experience lower back pain, then I can say that you are not alone. Approximately eighty percent of the US population has a problem with lower back pain. This means more medical centers are open to help you, and the more advice you can get. Lower back pain is one of the health problems that common in active people (aged 30 to 60 years). Some common symptoms of lower back pain, among…

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    Alzheimer’s Test: How to Diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

    If you often forget something important, like your shopping list, home addresses, or anniversary date, then you may worry about a possibility of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Memory loss as we age is a common thing, but it may also be the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. In order to prove whether you actually develop Alzheimer’s is simply by running a series of Alzheimer’s test to get a clear diagnosis. You should know that there is no single test that can prove you have Alzheimer’s. Mental status tests Mini-mental state exam (MMSE) and Mini-cog are two commonly used Alzheimer’s Test. They are designed to evaluate ability and memory of a person…

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    Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

    Many people believe that Alzheimer’s disease only occurs in people aged over 65 years. In fact, Alzheimer’s disease can also affect people younger than age 65.This is what they call as early-onset Alzheimer’s. In most cases, people will start developing early-onset Alzheimer’s in their 40s and 50s, but it is very rare to occur in the 30s. Only about 5% of total people with Alzheimer’s will develop this symptoms. Because Alzheimer’s disease robs your ability to think and your memory as well, you unavoidably need other people to help you complete your daily tasks. More: Understanding what causes Alzheimer’s disease Diagnosing early-onset Alzheimer’s Unfortunately, getting an accurate diagnosis of early…

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    Understanding What causes Alzheimer’s disease

    It is still debated what causes Alzheimer’s disease. As we know that Alzheimer’s disease is an abnormality in which acetylcholine, tangles and plaques found in the brain. These things reduce the effectiveness of neurons to deliver information to and from the brain, and eventually destroy them. What causes Alzheimer’s disease be awful is that gradually, the damage spreads to several areas of the brain, such as the hippocampus (responsible for memory) and the grey matter (responsible for processing thoughts). Most scientists believe that what causes Alzheimer’s disease is the result from a combination of environmental, lifestyle and genetic factors that affect the brain for a long time. More: Treatments for…

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    Drugs, Supplements and Treatments for Alzheimer’s cure

    Perhaps you are wondering what you can do to get Alzheimer’s cure. Unfortunately, there is no Alzheimer’s cure with our current medical science. Once a person is diagnosed starts showing symptom of Alzheimer’s disease like having problems with communication, learning, or memory loss, then there is nothing that you can do to stop or reverse the process. But there still remains some hope for them. The researchers are able to develop some drugs and treatments to relieve symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and improve quality of life for those with Alzheimer’s disease. They can help the brain work better for longer and slow down the disease gets worse. Alzheimer’s drugs Before…

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    The Three Stages of Alzheimer’s disease

    Now, you already knew about what is Alzheimer’s? and its early signs. But do you know if Alzheimer’s disease progresses can divided into three stages. Although some experts are able to divide it into several parts more complicated. But I prefer to learn the three stages of Alzheimer’s disease, because it is more simple and easier to understand for ordinary people like me. As you know the Alzheimer’s disease progress slowly and affects people in different ways. Some people may live to 20 years, but on average a people can lives 4 – 8 years. The exact number of stages is still unclear, but the experts separate them into three…

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    What is Alzheimer’s disease?

    What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease, named after the doctor who first described it (Alois Alzheimer) is a neurological disorder in the brain that lead to cognitive decline and memory loss. So if you got this disease then certainly you had a hard time with your language, behavior and memory. And what makes it worse, gradually it become more severe over time. During the course of the disease, proteins build up in the brain to form structures called ‘tangles’ and ‘plaques’ that causes the loss of connections between nerve cells, and eventually lead to the loss of brain tissue and death of nerve cells. People with Alzheimer’s also have a…

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    How to Prevent and Treat the Flu (Influenza)

    Signs and Symptoms of the Flu The flu or also known as influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses. The flu is different from a cold. It can be hard to tell the difference because the symptoms can be similar. The flu usually comes on suddenly and those people who have the flu often feel some of these symptoms: Nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea (most common in children) Warm, flushed skin and red, watery eyes Weakness or extreme fatigue Pain and tiredness around your eyes Aches in your muscles and joints A 100° F or higher fever Runny or stuffy nose Chills Sore throat Dry cough Headache What Causes…

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    Best Exercise to Lose Weight for Women

    Most women hate to know that their weight has increased. No wonder if they are willing to do anything to restore their ideal weight. Maybe you are also among them. One of the best ways you can do to lose weight is exercise. Yes, regular physical exercise is the best way to burn excess body fat and toning your muscles. The reasons why we need to do exercises to lose weight: 1. Exercise controls calories. In order to lose weight you need to burn more calories than you have consumed. Regular exercise is very beneficial to burn calories from the body, especially those derived from fat deposits in your stomach.…

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    Gym Workout Routines for Men

    Maybe you are one of many people who often visited a gym to exercise. The last time I visited a gym was about 2 years ago, and now I often do exercise in my own home. Nevertheless, I still love go to a gym because it has a range of fitness equipment for a variety of workout needs. For beginners, the existence of a long line of fitness equipment can makes them become confused when determine what kind of exercises that should be done, especially if they are not accompanied by a trainer or a friend. I think that gym workout routines for men can be divided into several parts…

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    Good Ab Workout for Men at Home

    Most of us often eat fast food to meet the caloric needs in one day. I myself in busy days, sometimes no longer pay attention to a healthy lifestyle, such as regular exercise, healthy diet and adequate rest. So, it is no wonder that I was surprised to realize that my waistline had increased dramatically. The body of man is certainly different from women, and one thing I know for sure that men are more easy to get belly fat than women. From many things I have ever done to overcome the problem of a growing waistline, regular exercise is the most effective way to flatten the stomach, shrink waist…

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    Ionized Alkaline Water Benefits for You

    What is Alkaline Water? Alkaline water, also better known as ionized water, is a beverage that has a pH level above 7. It is available through water treatment systems with ionizer features and is also sold in bottles. The beverage has many critics, but more people believe that it is a cure for several medical conditions. Alkaline Water Benefits Many people claim that drinking alkaline water regularly will bring many benefits in our life. Alkaline water is able to normalizing blood pH levels so it is great to prevent acidosis (an increased acidity in the blood). A high acidic diet also lead to bone loss, tooth decay, and loss of…