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Stay Comfortable Through Prevention And Awareness - Tips For Preventing Kidney Stones

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Many people who find themselves visiting a urologist only do so after experiencing pain or discomfort. One of the most common sources of this discomfort is the development of kidney stones, caused by mineral deposits in the kidneys or urinary tract that harden into solid constructions that can be very difficult and painful to pass. If you don’t take the right steps to keep your urinary tract in proper health, you can find yourself in a difficult situation involving a great deal of pain and perhaps an expensive hospital stay.…

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Measles Is In The News: What You Need To Know

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Measles is a hot topic, unfortunately. There have been a several outbreaks, including a large one in California. This is troubling because many people had believed measles to be a disease of the past. The problem lies in the way people discuss the disease. The wording can be confusion. Measles was declared to have been “eliminated” in 2000. This does not mean that the disease is eradicated.  What it means is that measles is not a “…

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The Latex Connection: Having Root Canal Therapy With Allergies

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In modern dentistry, root canals have become fairly common practice. They make it possible to save your natural tooth in the event of an infection or decay. However, if you have a latex allergy, there are a few things that you should be aware of when it comes to having this procedure done. Gutta-Percha Gutta-percha is used to fill the roots of your tooth during root canal therapy. This may be a concern for people with a latex allergy because it is a natural latex rubber.…

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Osteoarthritis Of The Spinal Cord: What It Is & How Much Treatment From A Chiropractor Costs

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Do you experience chronic pain in your back that is hard to cope with? The problem may stem from you having a condition that affects the spinal cord called osteoarthritis, which can be treated by a chiropractor. In this article, learn about osteoarthritis of the spinal cord and how a chiropractor can assist you with pain relief. What is Osteoarthritis of the Spinal Cord? There is cartilage between the joints of your back that is there to protect them from rubbing against each other and getting damaged.…

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Therapy At A Pain Management Center For Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

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Your youngster has been diagnosed with benign joint hypermobility syndrome (BJHS) after experiencing muscle and joint pain that couldn’t be dismissed as “growing pains.” The doctor has recommended treatment at a pain management institute, such as Illinois Pain Institute, so your child learns to avoid injury and doesn’t need to rely on pain medication.  About BJHS This connective tissue disorder is commonly called being “double-jointed.” It involves the joints easily moving much further than normal.…

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3 Tips For Dealing With Your Grief

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Losing a loved one can be life changing. In fact, many experts say that that death of a loved on is one of the most stressful situations you can experience. Many people feel as though they must push through the sadness and the grief and don’t know quite how to deal with those feelings that they have. Dealing with grief is an important part of coping with the trauma that you just experienced.…

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How Physician-Hospital Joint Ventures Can Bring You Better Care

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If you’re hearing terms such as “physician owned hospital” and “healthcare joint ventures” in reference to new medical facilities in your area, you may be wondering what all the talk is about. Physician-hospital joint ventures allows doctors to assume a degree of autonomy over their workplace, which not only helps them prosper but can also prove highly beneficial to patients. Here are some of the ways you stand to benefit from making use of these hospitals and clinics.…

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Don't Suffer In Silence: There Are Effective Treatments For Fibroids

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Fibroids are fibrous growths that occur in the muscular walls of the uterus and are sometimes detected during a routine gynecological examination. The presence of these can be confirmed by an ultrasound or an MRI. These benign tumors can cause you to have painful heavy periods and eventually bring on anemia, grow large enough to make you look pregnant when you’re not, interfere with fertility, and cause problems during pregnancy. There are some good treatment options to cope with this condition, or to get rid of it altogether.…

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7 Mistakes You Don't Want To Make When Pre-Planning A Funeral

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When you’ve made the decision to pre-plan your funeral, don’t rush through the process. A funeral home director can help you address the important points, but there are still opportunities to make mistakes. Here are a few of those to avoid when making your own funeral arrangements. Don’t Rely on Your Will for Your Wishes The will is often read long after the funeral service has been held, so include everything important to you in the funeral pre-planning documents.…

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Electric Essential Oil Diffusers Make Aromatherapy Convenient

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If you’d like to try aromatherapy with essential oils, one of the most convenient techniques involves using an electric diffuser. This device provides an easy and safe way to create an aromatherapy experience without needing an open flame from a candle in an oil burner. A broad range of electric diffuser styles are available so you can choose one that most appeals to you. Usage An electric diffuser disperses the scent of essential oils throughout one room or a larger space.…

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