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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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Managing Your Anxiety Easier With These Tips

One of life’s cruelest mental conditions, anxiety is worse than depression in many ways. While depression is seen as being harder to deal with, that’s not the case. In terms of your day-to-day life, studies have shown that having anxiety is much worse. It may not lead to suicidal thoughts, as depression can, but in terms of how you live your life, it can cause all sorts of problems.

Feeling anxious, to a certain extent, is normal. Anxiety helps us to get out of the way of harm and acts as a warning for when we need to take action. However, if the fear that you’re experiencing is persistent and overwhelming, this is a sign that there’s a problem. If you dread everyday situations, this shows that for you, anxiety may be a problem. If it’s interfering with your daily life, you’re suffering from an anxiety disorder. Continue Reading

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