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Foods That Keep Blood Vessels Healthy

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Foods That Keep Blood Vessels Healthy

Foods That Keep Blood Vessels Healthy

There are a number  of foods that keep blood vessels healthy and strong. Healthy blood vessels means the vessels have a good elasticity, flexibility and retractabity. Healthy blood vessels keep the smooth transportation of blood everywhere and get away from cerebrovascular diseases. Then what foods can keep blood vessels healthy?

Eat more fish: fish rich in methionine, lysine and pro-line can improve the elasticity and compliance and promote the discharge of sodium salt. Besides, fish oil contains much W-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids which can protect endothelial cells of vessels, reduce the deposit of lipid and i...

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Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common nerve entrapment disorder that causes significant impairment and disability, affecting millions of Americans each year.

There are a variety of uncomfortable symptoms associated with the disorder, but the most common clinical features involve pain, numbness, paresthesia (pins and needles) and tingling in the thumbs, first two fingers and sometimes one-half of the ringer fingers. In more severe cases, pain travels from the median nerve up the arm, creating referred pain and dysfunction throughout the forearm, shoulder, upper back and neck.

Despite decades of research, the etiology and pathop...

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Health Issues When Traveling By Plane

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Health Issues When Traveling By Plane

Health Issues When Traveling By Plane

Air travel is a big challenge for a lot of people due to the health issues that can be associated or exacererated by it.

* People who suffer from respiratory ailments, such as asthma or bronchitis may experience an exacerbation of symptoms from a pressured airline cabin. Contact your physician prior to your trip to ascertain if additional medication or oxygen use may alleviate your distress. If you will be bringing an oxygen tank on board, you will need to notify the airline in advance.

* Often migraine sufferers and people prone to inner ear problems will find that long flights can bring on a painful episode...

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Pulse Oximeter the evolution from the hospital to home monitoring

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Pulse Oximeter the evolution from the hospital to home monitoring

Pulse Oximeter the evolution from the hospital to home monitoring

The pulse oximeter the evolution from the hospital to the home monitoring  tool. A Pulse oximeter is a medical and health device that has been used in the medical field for decades. The first pulse oximeter devices were used in the hospitals and the clinical settings. These were the large bulky devices that were quite expensive. They were truly the first devices that were able to measure the pulse rate and the blood oxygen saturation of an individual continuously...

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Factors and Training Issue Female Bodybuilders Have to Consider

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Factors and Training Issue Female Bodybuilders Have to Consider

Factors and Training Issue Female Bodybuilders Have to Consider

Factors and training issue female bodybuilders have to consider to be successful in the sport. The training and diet for women is different then for men in the sport.

When it comes to weight lifting your diet plays a very crucial role. Women are usually very selective about what they eat. They prefer most of the time to eat very light meals. This however is a setback when it comes to weight lifting because your body will not have enough energy and power to train intensely...

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Give Your Father the Gift of a Good Long-Term Memory

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Give Your Father the Gift of a Good Long-Term Memory

Give Your Father the Gift of a Good Long-Term Memory

This Father’s Day give your father the gift of a good long-term memory. As people age, one of their biggest concerns is how to keep control of their mental faculties. Our suggestion for a Father’s Day gift offers a proactive solution to help them in this area. This solution is the gift of brain training games. Here, are a few ways these games can help:

1. Better daily living.

Brain training games can help the individuals using the games have less confusion and misunderstandings in their daily lives...

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What Are The Hospital Regulations With Medical Scrubs?

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What Are The Hospital Regulations With Medical Scrubs?

What Are The Hospital Regulations With Medical Scrubs?

What are the hospital regulations with medical scrubs and why do they exist? When it comes to working within the medical field, it is imperative that all workers abide to the uniform regulations. Uniforms are used as a form of identification, but also as a means to help maintain a clean and sanitary environment. This is especially important to eliminate the spread of disease and infection. Each hospital has their own rules and regulations in terms of uniforms, but in most cases, these rules will be quite similar. These are a few guidelines which remain throughout all hospitals.

Cle...

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Useful Information About Acute Pancreatitis

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Useful Information About Acute Pancreatitis

Useful Information About Acute Pancreatitis

Here is some useful information about acute pancreatitis a very painful and serious health condition. If left untreated it can be potentially fatal. Therefore if you care about your health and that of your loved ones it is important to have a basic knowledge of the signs, symptoms and causes of acute pancreatitis.

What Happens

One of the functions of the pancreas is to secrete pancreatic juice through the pancreatic duct into the small intestine...

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Back Care In The Workplace; 7 Steps To Reduce Long-term Back Problems

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Back Care In The Workplace; 7 Steps To Reduce Long-term Back Problems

Back Care In The Workplace; 7 Steps To Reduce Long-term Back Problems

Back care in the workplace; 7 steps to reduce long-term back problems and improve your health. Assume of a typical day in the life of an workplace employee; a seated journey to figure in automobile, bus or train, on a daily basis seated; shoulders rounded, peering at a laptop screen, followed by a journey home, and an evening slumped on the sofa. Even if only a number of this is applicable to you, you need to target your posture now! Continual dangerous posture affects your health, appearance and performance.

‘Computer posture’ encourages rounding of th...

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Lower The Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome With Vegetable Juice

Lower The Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome With Vegetable Juice

Lower The Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome With Vegetable Juice

Lower The Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome With Vegetable Juice

Lower the risk of metabolic syndrome with vegetable juice. Drinking 100% fruit juice or vegetable juice greatly decreases your child’s risk for obesity and metabolic syndrome. Obesity is a commonly used word, but what is metabolic syndrome? Simply put, metabolic syndrome increases your chance of having diabetes, heart attack, and stroke. It is just as bad as obesity and maybe even worse because it can increase central obesity, sugar levels, and high blood pressure. The good news is that metabolic syndrome can be avoided when you have the discipline to change your diet.

Accordin...

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Understanding Risk Analysis Under HIPAA

Understanding Risk Analysis Under HIPAA

Understanding Risk Analysis Under HIPAA

Understanding Risk Analysis Under HIPAA

Understanding risk analysis under HIPAA is crucial for providers. Overview: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) sets many rules and regulations to help create guidelines for healthcare providers (covered entities) to protect the integrity of personal health information (PHI). The HIPPA Security Rule specifically requires conducting a security risk analysis per 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1). Part of the risk analysis includes implementing updates as necessary and correcting identified vulnerability (or documenting why they did not take action to address the vulnerability).

Recently the ...

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Filing A Yaz Lawsuit

Filing A Yaz Lawsuit

Filing A Yaz Lawsuit

Filing A Yaz Lawsuit

Since 2001, Yaz has been available as a contraceptive drug for women, today many are looking to join or file a Yaz lawsuit because of its potential side affects. Millions of women have spent billions of dollars on the drug which has proven to be 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. You only take one pill a day, and you’re protected. It’s small wonder that the drug has been so much in demand. Lately, however, women and physicians have been taking another look at this miracle drug and finding that it is not without side affects...

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Increased Risk of Pneumonia for Alzheimer Patients

Increased Risk of Pneumonia for Alzheimer Patients

Increased Risk of Pneumonia for Alzheimer Patients

Increased Risk of Pneumonia for Alzheimer Patients

Increased risk of pneumonia for Alzheimer patients has been tied to the use of benzodiazepines (benzos), based on a Finnish study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

The study which included over 49,000 adults diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease ran from 2005 to 2011. They found that benzodiazepines were linked to a 30% increased risk of pneumonia in patients wit Alzheimer’s disease. They also found that this risk was highest during the first 30 days of treatment with the drug. The researchers looked at non-benzodiazepines and pneumonia and found no significant correlation,...

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HIPAA Risk Analysis to Achieve HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA Risk Analysis to Achieve HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA Risk Analysis to Achieve HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA Risk Analysis to Achieve HIPAA Compliance

Your organization must do HIPAA risk analysis to achieve HIPAA compliance. HIPAA risk analysis is known as the first step towards HIPAA compliance. HIPAA Security risk analysis needs to be completed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of protected electronic health information...

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Annual Wellness Visit

Annual Wellness Visit

Annual Wellness Visit

Annual Wellness Visit

Medicare (CMS) has made higher quality healthcare possible with the advent of the “Annual Wellness Visit”. It is now possible to provide these visits to your Medicare patients every year under the new CMS guidelines.

This Annual Wellness Visit should not be mistaken for the annual physical that Medicare offers to its participants. The Annual Wellness Visit takes approximately 45 minutes to an hour to complete. The Annual Wellness Visit is not a physical and in fact is not performed by the physician. A member of the practice other than the physician who is trained is supposed to perform the visit...

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Strokes, Spot the Signs and Act

Strokes, Spot the Signs and Act

Strokes, Spot the Signs and Act

Strokes, Spot the Signs and Act

It is important for everyone to recognize the signs of a stroke and to act quickly. The loss of blood flow to the brain only gives the victim minutes to react. Lifesaving treatment can reduce damage to the brain and reduce recovery time.

Symptoms may occur suddenly. Recognizing them and getting help fast might save the life of a loved one or at minimum reduce the risk of long term disability. Here are the things to look for.

F Face. Check the persons ability to smile. Is it uneven? Does one side droop? Is there numbness?

A Arms. Can they raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward? Is there weakness or numbness?

S Speech...

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