What You Need to Know About Sleep Apnea


Sleep apnea affects more than 100 million people across the world, and almost 80% cases remain undiagnosed. Being a potentially serious sleep disorder, it is important to know whether you have sleep apnea and have it treated. Since males have larger circumference of neck and lengthier pharyngeal airway, they are more at risk of sleep apnea than females.

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Rectal Bleeding: Symptoms Often Ignored Can Cause Serious Health Problems


Thousands of people worldwide suffer from a phenomenon called “rectal bleeding,” which may vary from a small amount of bleeding due to constipation or irritation in the rectum to a heavy bleeding due to a hidden tumor.

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Role of Nutrition in Maintaining Digestive Health


The stomach is a critical part of the human anatomy, as it controls the entire digestive process.

The “belly region” plays a pivotal role in maintaining at least 50% of the body’s immune response, along with 25% of the body’s immune cells. The anatomical “gut” contains millions of bacteria which amount to about ten times of the cumber of human cells.

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Tele-health: Technology-Enabled Remote Medial Consultations


Compared to the previous generations, the current generation is better-informed and more conscious about their health, especially now that technology has enabled remote diagnosis and doctor consultation through tele-health. Modern technology is certainly felt across the global healthcare spectrum as remote teams of specialists are sharing their professional wisdom to deliver the best possible healthcare at affordable costs.

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Varicose Veins: What Most People May Not Know


What is part of public knowledge is that varicose veins are generally caused by inherent weaknesses like faulty valves in the vein. Frequently, this abnormal vein condition is accompanied by swollen and spiraling veins, which are highly visible to the naked eye. Deep blue or purple in color, these bulging veins in the legs cause severe cramps and stiffness in the legs.

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Everyone Has Hemorrhoids


Hemorrhoids is a fairly common health condition, which happens when the veins around the anus or rectum are swollen, colored, and painful or sometimes bleeding.

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Tips for Recovering after Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal Surgery


The gallbladder, connected to the liver and intestines through bile ducts, plays an important role in the human digestive system. The main function of the gallbladder is to store a fluid known as “bile,” which aids the digestion of food materials, especially fat. Bile passes from the gallbladder to the intestines during the digestive process.

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Diet Pills and Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss Isn’t for Everyone


In spite of an extremely fast-paced, modern lifestyle with immense activities, a large portion of the global population is suffering from obesity and associated health ailments. People who are overweight or ‘at risk’ of developing health problems generally want to take some drastic measures like taking diet pills or going through a bariatric (weight-loss) surgery to trim off the excess fat in their bodies. Read this article to find out the risks and dangers involved with diet pills or bariatric surgeries.

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Gastrointestinal Conditions: Same or Different for Men and Women?


Most adults are too embarrassed to disclose their ‘trials and tribulations’ with regular bowel movements, but yes, it is true that most people, regardless of age, suffer from gastrointestinal problems. According to medical literature and healthcare articles, gastrointestinal or GI conditions seem to be more prevalent among women than among men.

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5 Symptoms of a Sinus Infection and When to Visit the Doctor


Sinusitis, as most readers of this post know, is an inflamed condition of the sinus tissues. However, Sinusitis is often confused with rhinitis, which is a medical term used to describe inflammation and irritation of the nasal passage. When sinuses are infected and blocked, they get filled with fluid and other bacterial elements. This annoying health condition generally follows cold, allergy, a nose polyp, fever or a combination of these.

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