Diseases and Conditions

Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean Diet For Weight Loss

Interest in the Mediterranean diet began way back in 1950 when it was noted that heart disease was not as common in Mediterranean countries (which include countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea like Greece, Italy, France and Spain) as it was in the United States. (Source) Since then, a lot of studies have been carried out …

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weight loss

The Best Diet For Weight Loss

Weight loss has become an issue of urgency all over the globe. A fundamental reason for this could be a result of diet-associated health risks which are fast claiming the lives of many. The global prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased substantially since 1980. In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that 52% …

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Itchy throat

Important Facts About Itchy Throat You Should Know

A lot of people develop itchy throat often times when exposed to certain substances (triggers) in their environment or allergens that bring about unwanted responses. Depending on the area of their body affected, these responses are known as allergic reactions. In this article, we will be looking into the causes of itchy throat, different allergens …

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Genital warts

Genital Warts: Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

Genital warts is not just an infection, it’s an infectious disease that affects a large number of the world’s populace today. It is one of the most common sexually transmitted disease and it is incurable. However, it can be managed with proper treatment. Genital warts is usually passed on by vaginal sex, anal sex, oral …

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Woman with genital psoriasis

Genital Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention.

Genital psoriasis is a severe but not very common disease condition. Studies have shown that 2-3% of people around the world and about 2.2% of people living in the United States have psoriasis. This figure may look very negligible compared to the total population of people (over 8 billion from current research) on planet earth, …

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Psoriasis or eczema

What’s Responsible For Your Skin Rash? Psoriasis or Eczema?

Imagine waking up to see red patches on your skin which is dry and itchy and won’t clear off even after use of your local ointment. This is a common complaint with most people and such skin problem could be due to psoriasis or eczema. Eczema and psoriasis are very prevalent in the United States, …

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