Sleep studies are a tool used by doctors in the diagnosing of sleep disorders. They can help to determine if you have a sleep disorder and how severe the sleep disorder is. Sleep studies are beneficial because they can diagnose a sleeping problem that if left untreated could put an individual at risk for serious [...]
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During your pregnancy women are at risk of developing preeclampsia. Preeclampsia is associated with hypertension (blood pressure over 140/90), swelling due to fluid retention (not just the ankles) and protein in the urine. Preeclampsia happens in approximately 7% of all pregnancies. But because it can cause morbidity and mortality in both the mother and child [...]
Before you can know what is normal blood pressure you must know what blood pressure is. Physicians use a piece of equipment to monitor your blood pressure by cutting off the arterial flow most commonly in your arm. Then using either the machine or a stethoscope the nurse will find a numerical number that represents [...]
Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Heart disease is different in women than it is in men. Cardiovascular disease killed 513,000 women in 1999 versus the 264,000 women killed by cancer. Ever since 1984, more women have died from heart disease than men. Symptoms and the very nature of the disease can [...]
By Debra Redman, LMT, NCTMB Margarette is the picture of health, so a mini health crisis came as a surprise. In the same week her divorce was to be final, she was scheduled as an outpatient for an ablation (a type of heart surgery) on Wednesday and replacement breast implant surgery on Friday. The post-surgical [...]
You might have seen it before, tiny spots that enter your field of vision for no apparent reason. What you were seeing is likely floaters. Floaters make a shadow that looms over the retina and then the retina sends the information to the brain. The end result is an image being seen. What you see [...]
It is a well-known fact that heart diseases and excess body weight are related. Obesity, heavy alcohol consumption and lack of activity are the main factors causing high blood pressure. Too much body fat leads to an increased risk of health problems through clogging the blood vessels with cholesterol. That is why the successful treatment [...]
Altace is a medication used to treat high blood pressure. But what are the Altace blood pressure effects? First, blood pressure is a numerical reading of the amount of pressure required to pump your blood through your arteries. The top number (systolic) represents how much pressure your arterial walls are exerting over the blood traveling [...]
The prostate, a walnut sized gland in the pelvic area, is a male gland that surrounds the urethra. It is also a source of some of the urinary and other problems that men face after forty. Cancer is a serious prostate condition that affects nearly 16% of men in America. As men advance in age [...]
Allegra is an antihistamine that is popular for use with seasonal allergies. The antihistamine works against the naturally occurring histamine response in your body when you are exposed something your body perceives as an allergen. Allegra appears to have a good response toward preventing sneezing, runny nose, itching and watery eyes that are the hallmarks [...]
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