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»
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»
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»
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»
Even if your eyesight is perfect now there are many different types of eye diseases you could get. One type of disease is known as age related macular degeneration. To help you know what to look for, below is information about what this is, the risk factors, and the eye disease treatment options.
Age Related Macular Degeneration
Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that causes you to lose your central vision. Read More»