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Pain relief from arthritis without taking pain killers!!

Majority of the people who suffer from some kind of pain think of pain killers as innocent little pills. You suffer from a headache or a toothache, you pop one and if you suffer from arthritis, you continue taking them all the time. However, you should be aware that those bottles which apparently look innocent may pose as a serious health risk in the long run. Nowadays, NSAIDs or the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are present in almost everyone’s medicine box. They know them by their names, ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen, aspirin and paracetamol. If you knew that such NSAIDs are highly responsible for 20% of hospital admissions among people with heart failure.

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Helpful Health Tips To Reduce Your Risk Of Developing Cancer

The latest statistics suggest that more than 14 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed in the world each year. With many forms of cancer becoming more prevalent, there’s no better time to take steps to reduce your risk of cancer, and boost your health.

Although many cases of cancer are not linked to lifestyle factors, a large proportion of cases could be prevented. Here are some useful tips to help you decrease your risk of developing this potentially deadly disease. Continue Reading

How To Live Happily With A Swallowing Disorder

Something we should value more highly is our health. This is largely because not everybody is so lucky to be 100% well, all of the time. If you are in the unfortunate position of suffering from a swallowing disorder, then please accept our condolences. Luckily, there are still ways to lead a happy life, even if you are struggling with dysphagia. Read on to see our helpful tips for keeping you happy. Continue Reading

The Good News About Early Stage Follicular Thyroid Cancer

Follicular thyroid cancer is the second-most common type of thyroid cancer. It accounts for 10% to 15% of all reported thyroid cancer cases. It is usually grouped together with Hurthle cell cancer due to the similarity of how they manifest and progress. Follicular cancer is more prevalent in women and those over the age of 40. Just like the most common type of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, follicular thyroid cancer is usually discovered as a painless lump in the thyroid. Follicular cancer, though, is considered more aggressive. It can spread through the bloodstream and metastasize to the bone, brain, liver, and lungs.

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