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Post-Surgical Risks for Diabetes

March 20, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

In a study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, it was indicated that diabetics who would undergo total joint replacement are more at risk for complications after surgery due to their pre-existing health conditions. However, the study otherwise claimed that those complications are less likely to occur when a diabetic patient has glucose levels under control. “We found that controlled glucose levels really do make a aifterence for the patient,” said study co-author Dr. Milford Marchant Jr., an orthopedic surgeon who conducted tne study with colleagues of the adult Reconstruction Section at Duke University Medical Center.

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Eye Drops to Eliminate Cataract

February 22, 2015 Category :General Wellness 0

A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. The lens inside the eye works focusing light onto the retina for clear vision and eye focus. This lens is primarily made of water and protein. However, some of the protein cluster together as people age to create cloud like areas in the lens. This is called senile cataracts and it grows larger until it gets in the way for letting light in making it harder and harder for a person to see. Hence, cataract is the most common cause of blindness.

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Blackseed Oil for Gallstones

September 13, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Gallstones are stones found in the gallbladder, an organ which stores the bile for digesting fats. The stones can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pingpong ball. Gallstones form because of too much cholesterol and hence are common among people who are obese. These stones cause problems when it blocks the duct in the gallbladder which causes pains in different parts of the body including the stomach, belly, shoulder area and lead to fever and chills. Aside from surgery to remove the stone, another common approach to treating gallstones is through natural means. Among the most popular natural remedies for gallstones is the black seed oil. This oil is extracted from the seeds of a plant called Nigella Sativa which are known as fennel flower, nutmeg flower and black caraway. This flowing plant is native in South and South West Asia such as India, Bangladesh as well as in Russia, Turkey, Egypt, and the Middle East.

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Getting Back to Sleep

May 5, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

Marie Joyce Reyes was living a normal, happy life, focusing her energies on her family and her job at a government bank, when she began to have difficulty breathing in her sleep in 2008.

“It started with a simple allergy,” Joyce recounted. “Then, it got to the point when I’d suffer headaches and dizziness all the time, up until I couldn’t breathe properly while lying down.”

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