Our kidneys keep fluids normal levels and balances the acidity in the body. When the kidneys no longer work as they should, your diet must be changed to help keep these levels normal.
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Did you know that hand hygiene is the number one thing you can do to stop the spread of germs? Hand hygiene includes washing your hands with soap or applying gels. Staying healthy can be as simple as washing your hands to reduce the number of germs present. But you’re not always near a sink and wonder if it’s OK to use a hand sanitizer. Here’s the proper way to clean your hands and prevent illnesses and infection for you and your family.
Men and women suffering from a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease experience problems with their sexual health. The inability to breath properly can cause insecurities and physical symptoms which make sex seem impossible. If a person with COPD fears sex it will become more difficult overcome the challenges.
If making changes in your lifestyle—such as reducing stress and losing weight—doesn’t lower your blood pressure, your doctor may want you to take blood pressure medicine. Most people who take blood pressure medicine take it for life. This is a list of the main kinds of blood pressure medicine and how they work: ACE (Angiotensin [...]
Heal thyself! Or so we think we can. We all hate going to the doctor so we try to self-diagnose and then self-treat, hopefully without doing too much damage. It is important to know when a health problem is an emergency, when it can wait until your doctor’s normal office hours and when it’s something [...]