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Be Prepared – Why You Should Carry an Inhaler in Case of an Emergency

Asthma is a chronic medical condition that causes the airways to become inflamed and constricted. When an asthma attack occurs, less air reaches the lungs, and it is difficult to breathe. With an extreme asthma attack, death can occur if treatment isn’t rendered quickly. Every year, approximately 5,000 people die from an asthma attack in…

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What Are the Causes of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition where blood starts to clot deep in veins located in muscles of the human body. Typically, these veins are in the legs, but it is possible to have DVT occur in other areas of the body, including the arms and chest. The blood clot has the ability of…

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High Protein Intake Can Increase Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Specialists have long noted that certain people have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Those people include middle-aged individuals, pregnant women, those with low cholesterol, people with high blood pressure, members of certain ethnic groups, and people who have a family history of the disease. Recent studies have shown definitive proof that people…

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How Smoking Cessation Can Help You Kick ED!

There are many good reasons to give up smoking including cardiovascular health, reduced risk of stroke and a reduction in the chances of lung cancer. One additional benefit that may influence the greatest number of male smokers is the growing positive link to ED, or erectile dysfunction. Multiple studies dealing with the problem of ED reveal…

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What Factors Can Worsen Angina?

Angina is a chest pain that occurs because of a decreased amount of oxygen to the heart. More than 10 million people in the United States and 2 million people in the U.K. suffer from this symptom. Angina usually acts as a prelude to a heart attack and other coronary conditions. The chest pain may…

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Treating Hereditary Hair Loss in Men

Androgenetic alopecia is the medical term for male pattern baldness. It is an inherited condition caused by genetics and affects approximately 25 percent of males before the age of 30 and about 65 percent of men before the age of 60. According to the American Medical Association, 95 percent of men who suffer from baldness…

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Effect of Diabetes on Cholesterol Numbers

Diabetes, both 1 and 2, are issues individuals have to deal with on a daily basis. Having to monitor their daily insulin levels before every single meal, or even having an insulin pump attached to their body in order to make real-time adjustments, is something that becomes second nature to millions of individuals around the…

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The Difference Between Heartburn and GERD

Pain in the chest that radiates into the throat could indicate that a person is suffering from either heartburn or GERD. While these two disorders are often mistaken for one another, there are some key differences between the two that should be noted. Treatment options differ for heartburn and GERD, so an appropriate diagnosis is…

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What You Can Do to Reduce Asthma Triggers During the Spring

To asthmatics sensitive to certain triggers, coughing, wheezing and sneezing are more definite signs of spring than April showers or May flowers. If dust, pollen or chemicals increase the amount of attacks you suffer, rest assured that you can reduce asthma triggers during the spring. To avoid or reduce exposure to triggers, you must first identify…

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Planet Drugs Direct, Who We Are and Why We Might Stop Accepting Credit Cards

PlanetDrugsDirect is a licensed mail order pharmacy, a member of the Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA), and a 5 check rated pharmacy by PharmacyChecker.com. We are one of the very best places in the world to get high quality, low cost prescription drugs, safely, with a prescription written by a healthcare professional licensed to practice…

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