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Managing diabetes may seem like an overwhelming task if you have recently been diagnosed or if you haven’t been able to get it under control. Diabetes affects your health, but you don’t have to let it control your life. With these 4 easy steps to help control your diabetes, you can quickly get back to …


One of the most important choices for a woman over 50 is to take advantage of the Well Woman Exam. This series of tests can assess your risks for both gynecological and breast issues. The Well Woman exam targets issues and diseases associated with the reproductive organs and other concerns for women. These issues can …


Osteoporosis screening is used in certain segments of the population to help treat bone loss before it results in a fracture that can be hard to heal from and can cause subsequent fractures. If you fit into any of the categories below, it may be time to ask your doctor about a DEXA scan. What …


The average person takes most of their five senses for granted until one is lost or compromised in some way.  Hearing is one of those senses we depend on daily but don’t think about often, unless there is a problem. When was the last time you thought about having a hearing screening? It’s not unusual …


An asthma attack can feel something like breathing out of a cocktail straw or trying to breathe with an elephant sitting on your chest. It is important to know what triggers your attacks, and it is even more important to know how to prevent attacks by getting your asthma under control. There are a variety …


When you feel like you cannot breathe, it can be a scary experience. This is a common feeling for those with emphysema, a lung condition that affects the air sacs of the lungs, reducing the ability to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream. This can be combined with bronchitis and a part of COPD, a respiratory …


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD,can be a difficult condition to live with, impacting your quality of life. The impact on the respiratory function can feel uncomfortable.Even worse, COPD may limit the activities you can enjoy. However, there are options available to help you learn to cope with this disease and give you a higher …


You’ve no doubt heard plenty about the debate on whether women need to regularly perform a breast self-exam. It is still recommended; however, unless you know what you are looking for, potential problems could go undetected. It is also important to understand that while there is immense value in breast self-exams, these in no way …


Osteoporosis, if not found early through screening, so it can be halted or even reversed, can lead to broken bones, especially in the hip, spine and forearms. These broken bones can be painful while healing and even disabling, particularly in the elderly, in whom osteoporosis is most common. Osteoporosis screening works to diagnose low bone …


If you live in Texas, it is time to get ready for allergy season. Between January and April, the trees and weed grass will begin to come back to life. This yearly cycle results in the rise of pollen levels, which is a nightmare for allergy sufferers. Being prepared will help you get through the …


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