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by curiosity44
7 years ago
4 Things You Can Do To Treat Sickle Cell Anemia

What Is Sickle Cell Anemia? Sickle cell anemia is a chronic anemia that is a disorder of the blood that is inherited. It is caused by an abnormal amount of hemoglobin. This is a protein within red blood cells. It ÿFDcarries oxygen throughout the body. ÿFDSickle cell patients...

Health
by curiosity44
7 years ago
5 Things You Can Do To Treat Wilson's Disease

What Is Wilson's Disease? Wilson's disease(or hepatolenticular degeneration) is named after British neurologist Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson and he first described the condition in 1912. Wilson's disease is an inherited autosomal recessive genetic disorder that prevents your body from getting rid of extra copper. Mutations in the ATP7B...

Health
by curiosity44
6 years ago
4 Simple Things You Can Do To Alleviate Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

Bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depressive illness) is a chronic mental condition that causes dramatic mood swings. Patients have extreme highs and lows of depression, energy, and clear thinking. Bipolar sufferers often exhibit or engage in dangerous or suicidal behaviors. Someone suffering from this disorder may quit a job...

Health
by curiosity44
7 years ago
3 Things You Can Do To Treat Hypophosphatasia

What Is Hypophosphatasia? Hypophosphatasia is an inherited, rare, metabolic bone disease that affects children and adults. It is caused by low levels of alkaline phosphatase(ALP). This is an enzyme that helps break down chemicals in the body. Patients suffer from bone and liver problems because inorganic pyrophosphate accumulates...

Health
by curiosity44
7 years ago
5 Things You Can Do To Treat Cystic Fibrosis

What Is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disorder that causes damage to the lungs and digestive system. It causes mucous in the body to become thick and sticky.Iit affects mainly caucasian people in the United States. People with cystic fibrosis often have trouble digesting food, experience...

Health
by curiosity44
6 years ago
3 Things You Can Do To Prevent Ebola Virus

Ebola virus(or Ebola hemorrhagic fever)is an infectious virus that can be deadly. It causes internal and external bleeding in humans and destroys the immune system. As it progresses, it gradually shuts down organs such as the kidneys and liver. Ebola patients often suffer from nausea, severe headaches, muscle pain...

Health
by curiosity44
6 years ago
2 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent West Nile Virus

West Nile virus infection(or WNV) is caused by an arthopod-borne virus spread by infected mosquitoes. It is a flu-like illness that is transmitted to humans from mosquitoes. It made headline news in the United States in the 1990's when a major outbreak occurred in New York. The parasite was...

Health
by curiosity44
7 years ago
4 Things You Can Do To Treat Sarcoidosis

What Is Sarcoidosis? Sarcoidosis(also called Besnier-Boeck disease)is an autoimmune disease in which abnormal collections of chronic inflammatory cells called granulomas form as nodules in multiple organs. It is an inflammatory condition within the body that weakens the immune system  and makes sarcoidosis patients more vulnerable to harmful substances. Some medical experts...

Lifestyle
by curiosity44
7 years ago
The 2-Step Approval Process Of The Food And Drug Administration

History Of The Food And Drug Administration(FDA) This consumer protection agency is the oldest in the United States. It was created as an extension of the Department of Agriculture which began analysis of agricultural products in the 1850's. Dr. Harvey W. Wiley was an influential chemist who was...

Health
by curiosity44
6 years ago
4 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium is a waterborne disease that is usually caused by contaminated water. The germ "Crypto" gradually builds up in the small intestine and becomes fecal matter. This parasite is protected by an outer shell that allows it to survive for long periods of time. Eventually, an infection develops and...

Health
by curiosity44
7 years ago
3 Things You Can Do To Treat Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

What Is Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity? It is sometimes referred to as EHS and it occurs when the EMF radiation level exceeds the body's ability to deal with it. The human body can only tolerate so much of this and excessive amounts can contribute to illnesses such as fibromyalgia, chronic...

Health
by curiosity44
6 years ago
7 Health Benefits Of Music

Practically every country in the world has had music as an important part of its customs. Music can have positive effects on people, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Most people would have trouble functioning without it and it is a part of their daily lives. For example, people worldwide listen...

Health
by curiosity44
6 years ago
4 Things You Can Do To Prevent Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. According to one study, 1 out of every 6 men will be diagnosed with this disease in their lifetime. The prostate is an exocrine gland of the reproductive system which in front of the rectum below the urinary bladder....

Health
by curiosity44
7 years ago
5 Things You Can Do To Prevent Lyme Disease

What Is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is caused by bacterial infected deer tick bites. These ticks contain the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi which feed on the blood of animals and humans. It is the most common tick-born illness in the United States. If you live in wooded areas, you...

Business & Money
by curiosity44
8 years ago
5 Things A Boss Can Do To Motivate Their Workers

Being a boss is not easy. It requires working long hours even after your employees have gone home. No matter how you may feel on a given day, it is your responsibility to make sure that your they are performing to the best of their best. Even if you...

Health
by curiosity44
7 years ago
7 Exercises You Can Do To Lose Weight

Millions of Americans struggle with being overweight and being obese has become an epidemic. This increases the risk of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and numerous others. People that are out of shape often have trouble doing everyday activities such as walking to the store or playing...

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