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Treatment of Elderly Patients With CLL

Treatment of Elderly Patients With CLL

Find out what can be done to improve the management of elderly patients with CLL.......[Read More]
What Is a Protruding Disc?

What Is a Protruding Disc?

Lower back pain affects 4 out of 5 people during their lifetimes. If you are experiencing back or neck pain, the cause could be a protruding or herniated disk in your back.......[Read More]
Diet for Brain Aneurysms

Diet for Brain Aneurysms

When a blood vessel in the brain forms a bulge, it's called an aneurysm. Typically these cause no harm and produce no symptoms, but ruptured aneurysms can be and often are fatal. Lifestyle affects your chances of developing a brain aneurysm, and following a diet that controls blood pressure can redu......[Read More]
How Do Kidneys Control Blood Pressure?

How Do Kidneys Control Blood Pressure?

Despite their relatively small size, our kidneys play a very large part in enabling our bodies to function properly. Their job is to regulate the balance of water and minerals in our blood stream. One of the ways that the kidneys accomplish this task is through controlling our blood.........[Read More]
How Your Doctor Picks the Triglyceride Med for You

How Your Doctor Picks the Triglyceride Med for You

If you have high triglycerides, your doctor may prescribe medicine to help you keep your levels in check.......[Read More]
What Are the Causes of High Levels of Carbon Monoxide From an Electronic Ignition Gas Stove?

What Are the Causes of High Levels of Carbon Monoxide From an Electronic Ignition Gas Stove?

Carbon monoxide is a serious risk when you use a gas stove with electric pilot lights or when using any other appliance that is capable of producing carbon monoxide. To understand the risk and protect your family from the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, consider the technical reasons carbon m......[Read More]
How to Donate Plasma in San Antonio

How to Donate Plasma in San Antonio

Donating whole blood is the most common practice when people opt to participate in blood drives. Needed just as much for medical purposes is blood plasma. Though roughly the same procedure is used for extracting plasma, only the plasma is extrapolated from the blood while the remaining blood product......[Read More]
Birth Weight, High Cholesterol Not Linked

Birth Weight, High Cholesterol Not Linked

Don't blame your mother for your high cholesterol, a new study suggests. Despite studies to the contrary, low birth weight only slightly affects cholesterol later in life.......[Read More]
How to Control Diabetes by Eating the Best Foods to Lower Blood Sugar

How to Control Diabetes by Eating the Best Foods to Lower Blood Sugar

It is important that if you have diabetes that you eat the right foods to lower your blood sugar levels. If you control what you eat then you can control your diabetes and have less complications in the long run.......[Read More]
Drugs That Cause Low Blood Platelets

Drugs That Cause Low Blood Platelets

IntroductionThe condition of low blood platelet count is called thrombocytopenia, whether the condition is caused by a health condition such as leukemia, for example, or drugs. A platelet count between 150, 000 and 350,000 per microliter of blood is normal. A platelet count under 100,000.........[Read More]
Exercises to Lower Blood Pressure

Exercises to Lower Blood Pressure

If you suffer from high blood pressure, you are probably already aware of the things you should avoid. However, one thing that should never be avoided is exercise. Exercise is one of the greatest things you can do to lower your blood pressure. Exercising can keep your blood pressure down for the ent......[Read More]
Why Do Corticosteroids Increase Blood Pressure?

Why Do Corticosteroids Increase Blood Pressure?

Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory medications that resemble the natural cortisol hormone produced by a person's adrenal glands. Doctors may prescribe corticosteroids to treat several medical conditions. Patients may experience an increase in blood pressure while they use corticosteroids.......[Read More]
Cancer Risk by Blood Type

Cancer Risk by Blood Type

Some of the risk factors for cancer are very well known: heredity, lifestyle, smoking, etc. But is your blood type one of these risk factors? There is a great deal of controversy in the medical establishment over whether your blood type puts you at higher risk for certain cancers.......[Read More]
How to Select an Office Chair

How to Select an Office Chair

Having the right office chair is an important part of creating a healthy workspace. If you're like most people, you'll spend the majority of your day sitting at work, so the ideal chair is one that is comfortable, ergonomically correct and fully adjustable.......[Read More]
Renovascular Hypertension

Renovascular Hypertension

Renovascular hypertension is a type of high blood pressure caused by decreased blood flow to the kidneys as a result of damaged blood vessels. The high blood pressure that results is a symptom of the underlying blood flow problem, which must ultimately be corrected. Learn how this condition is diagn......[Read More]
How Dietary Fats Affect Cholesterol

How Dietary Fats Affect Cholesterol

Different types of fat will have varying effects on high cholesterol. Dietary fats and their food sources Type of fat Found in these foodsEffect on your cholesterol level Saturated fatFatty meats (beef, pork) Poultry skin Butterfat (in whole milk, cream, ice cream, cheese) Tropical oils (coconut, pa......[Read More]
The Ultimate High-Fiber Grocery List

The Ultimate High-Fiber Grocery List

The next time you go shopping, stock up on healthy fiber options in every aisle. Learn what to pick from WebMD.......[Read More]
What Does it Mean When You are Light-Headed?

What Does it Mean When You are Light-Headed?

Light-headedness is caused by a number of reasons, some serious, some not. It's characterized by a feeling of weakness or lightness in the head, dizziness and feeling like you're going to faint.......[Read More]