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In a recent report, the CDC estimates that over 30 million Americans (nearly 10% of the entire population) are struggling with diabetes. Additionally, over 84 million people have pre-diabetes, a condition that if left untreated leads to type II diabetes. To help you understand diabetes better, here are some frequently asked questions: What is pre-diabetes? …


Sometimes, heart attacks happen suddenly and without warning. A lot of the time, however, there are warning signs. It is important that everyone recognizes these signs and take action. Because with heart attacks, the earlier you seek medical attention, the better. If you are over 60 years old and overweight, diabetic, hypertensive, or have high …


According to a report from the WHO, the following diseases have caused the most deaths worldwide for the past 15 to 20 years. Ironically, most of these conditions progress slowly and are preventable. However, they remain fatal because patients fail to seek out quality healthcare on time; either due to ignorance or lack of access. …


The older people get, the weaker their body and major organs become. The respiratory system is particularly susceptible to aging and a number of respiratory diseases affect the elderly—or become more pronounced as people get older. Some of the major ones are highlighted below: Asthma According to the American Lung Association, over 20 million adults …


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of lung diseases that are characterized by severe cough and breathing difficulty. These diseases are very serious and are the third most fatal health concern in the United States. According to estimates, about 30 million Americans have COPD, with 50% of individuals unaware of it. Because …


If you have just whitened your teeth and you want to keep them that way, here are some tips to help you along: Adhere to a “teeth-friendly” diet To keep your teeth white, cut down on your black tea, soda drink, red wine, and dark juice consumption. Anything that looks dark before you drink it …


Osteoporosis, porous bone, is a disease that makes the bone weak and brittle. It causes the bone to become so frail that random activities like bending over or sneezing may lead to a fracture. Men and women over 50 years are vulnerable to osteoporosis but menopausal women are at higher risk. Also, millions of Americans …


Loss of hearing may be caused at any age by constant exposure to noise, hereditary factors, disease, or accident. The older we get, however, the higher the likelihood that we lose our hearing due to any of the following, as well as to old age. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication …


Asthma causes the airways to become inflamed and produce excess mucus; leading to wheezing, shortness of breath, and severe cough. While asthma attacks are a mild inconvenience to some, to others, they are life-threatening. There is no known cure for asthma yet, however, there are many ways that people living with the condition can manage …


When a blood vessel that is supplying the brain with oxygen gets blocked or bursts open, the brain cell that was supposed to receive the oxygen stops working due to lack of said oxygen, and the victim is said to be suffering from a stroke. Stroke is the fifth most fatal health condition in the …


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