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Choose Your Own Adventure: 3 Medical Approaches To Weight Loss

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Many people who face ongoing struggles with their weight have tried every strategy available with limited results. Trying a medical approach to weight loss may be the tool you need to not only kickstart your weight loss, but find a strategy that helps you reach your long-term goals. Medically-Supervised Diets Medically-supervised diets typically consist of a very-low caloric diet (VLCD) that is designed to help you lose weight quickly, especially if you have many pounds to lose. Read More»

Managing Kidney Failure Caused by Sunlight-Triggered Lupus

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Kidney failure is one of those health problems that can be dangerous if left untreated. The causes of kidney failure are often mysterious and confusing but include many underlying disorders. For example, people with lupus may experience kidney damage that causes repeated kidney failure or chronic kidney disease. Understanding how to manage these issues is critical for protecting your overall health. Sunlight May Trigger Lupus Attacks Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack the skin and various other parts of the body. Read More»

3 Emergency Signs Of Hypertension

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If your doctor has diagnosed you with hypertension, or high blood pressure, then you may at a heightened risk for developing cardiovascular disease. High blood pressure rarely causes symptoms, and this is why it is so hard to understand how it can be so dangerous. There are, however, a few symptoms of high blood pressure that may develop in those with hypertension that is long-standing or poorly managed. Here are three emergency warning signs of hypertension and what you can do about them: Read More»

Battling The Bulge: Why Your Fat Isn't Going Anywhere

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You’ve done the hard work: you’ve changed your diet, your eating habits, and portion sizes. You’ve joined a gym and exercise faithfully, and you’ve lost the weight you wanted to lose – but you’re still looking in the mirror and seeing bulges that won’t budge. If belly fat and love handles are getting you down, here’s a look at why they’re not moving and what you can do to get rid of them. Read More»

Avoid Rotator Cuff Injuries: Treat Your Shoulders Correctly And Understand Their Mechanics

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Many types of injuries you can get can be prevented by following good body mechanics and by understanding your body’s weaknesses. One common injury people get in their shoulder is a rotator cuff injury. There are some reasons why this is a common injury and you can learn about them, as well as other tips for reducing your risks of rotator cuff damages by reading here. Your rotator cuff is a complex part of your body Read More»