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Excess Weight Isn’t The Only Cause of Type 2 Diabetes

Obesity has been linked as the primary cause of type 2 diabetes for decades. However, new studies are showing the countless other factors with large contributions to unnaturally high blood sugar. Type 2 diabetes is not a problem exclusive to overweight patients; the condition occurs when human cells in the body are made resistant to…

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Managing Type 1 Diabetes as You Age

People with Type 1 diabetes ? and there are almost 3 million Americans in this category ? can live long, active, and happy lives. For sure, this affliction can be troublesome. However, people who live with this disease for 50 years or longer are becoming more common all the time. By contrast, a century ago,…

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Why Men Lose Hair in Their 20s

It is not uncommon for men to lose their hair in their 20s. While hair loss is commonly associated with people who are older, it can happen much earlier. Most men don’t anticipate losing hair before the age of 21. The first signs of hair loss will include thinning along the temporal area, including the front…

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What are the Underlying Causes of Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a condition that can seriously impact the quality of life for a sufferer. This disorder can be caused by a wide range of underlying conditions. Since men may be able to reverse the effects of ED by having the underlying condition properly treated, it is important for sufferers to learn more…

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Precautions To Take Against Anaphylaxis While Travelling

People who suffer from severe food allergies may believe that they cannot travel because of the risk of coming into contact with these foods. While precautions need to be taken in order to decrease the risk of anaphylaxis, it is not necessary for people with allergies to avoid travel completely. Here are the precautions that…

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What Are Exacerbations?

An exacerbation is most commonly associated with COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A flare-up or worsening of conditions is referred to as an exacerbation and can be as a result of an infection, though the cause is not always known. There are various symptoms to let a person know that they are having exacerbations. This…

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What is Acute Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a medical condition that affects the bronchial tubes. These tubes are passageways that bring air to the lungs. With acute bronchitis, the lining of the tubes is inflamed. Acute bronchitis is a common disease, and often starts with a cold. Acute bronchitis often improves in several days without medical attention. Symptoms The most common symptom…

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Causes of Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness occurs when the production of estrogen is reduced, typically during menopause. As women age, the levels of estrogen drop until the body is no longer able to manufacture it in sufficient amounts. During that time, a typical female experiences gradual increase in vaginal dryness. The symptom may be caused by a variety of reasons,…

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Why Planet Drugs Direct Doesn’t Advertise

In this current age of Internet advertising, Planet Drugs Direct is an interesting case study. Growing by leaps and bounds since its start in 2001, this online pharmacy makes it simple to purchase prescription drugs over the Internet. Even though the company rarely advertises, over 400,000 customers both new and old continue to flock to…

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Difference Between Acute Pain and Chronic Pain

Pain is the standard reaction of the nervous system in most animals, including humans, to stimuli that may cause actual or perceived harm to the body. When a person feels pain, it is an indicator that something is wrong and corrective action should be taken at the earliest possible opportunity. Everyone experiences pain at some…

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