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 Anorexic Diet Plan

Anorexic Diet Plan

Saturday, September 25, 2010 3:08

Starvation will cause weight loss... and ultimately death. Approximately 25,000 people die per day due to starvation. However the human body is remarkably adaptive and can survive considerable periods of time without food....

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

Saturday, September 25, 2010 1:43

What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa is an illness that usually occurs in teenage girls, but it can also occur in teenage boys, and adult women and men. People with anorexia are obsessed with being thin. They lose a lot of weight and are terrified ...

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Tunneling Through Pain

Tunneling Through Pain

Friday, September 24, 2010 5:32

Tunneling Through Pain When confronted with pain, numbness, tingling, stiffness, burning or swelling in the hands and fingers, the universal tendency nowadays is to immediately apply the label “carpal tunnel syndrome,” with very little consideration given to other possible causes. [caption id="attachment_582" align="alignright" width="322" caption="Tunneling ...

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Carpal Tunnel Exercises After Surgery

Carpal Tunnel Exercises After Surgery

Friday, September 24, 2010 4:53

Moving your fingers into different fist formations is a gentle way to work the tendons that go through the carpal tunnel. To do a hook fist, curl your fingers in to meet the top of your palm so your upper two knuckles are bent. Touch your ...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Friday, September 24, 2010 4:29

Definition: Illustration showing carpal tunnel release procedure     Carpal tunnel release Although it might seem that carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition born from long hours spent working on a computer keyboard, carpal tunnel syndrome actually has numerous causes....

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Home Remedies for Burns

Home Remedies for Burns

Friday, September 24, 2010 2:51

Home Remedies for Burns Have you got a skin burn? Is it horrible painful? Are you keen on how to treat burns? Act fast and find a couple of good home remedies for burns injury and skin burn treatment. Home remedies ...

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Hot Water Burns

Hot Water Burns

Friday, September 24, 2010 2:48

While many of us might be surprised that it is possible for a mother to be so careless, the fact is that hot water burns in almost half of the children in the US occur due to the parents putting their children in bath water that is ...

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Thermal Burns (Heat or Fire)

Thermal Burns (Heat or Fire)

Friday, September 24, 2010 0:22

Thermal Burns Overview From simple sunburn on vacation to touching a hot pot on a stove, many of us have experienced minor burns at one time or another. Thermal burn injuries are very common. Annually, 500,000 people receive medical treatment for burn ...

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High Cholesterol in Men

High Cholesterol in Men

Thursday, September 23, 2010 2:53

High Cholesterol in Men Why should I care about high cholesterol in men? High cholesterol, also called hypercholesteremia, puts men at increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral artery disease. For many men, the risk of high cholesterol starts ...

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Stomach Ulcers

Stomach Ulcers

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 5:27

Definition of Ulcer: Ulcers are crater-like sores (generally 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch in diameter, but sometimes 1 to 2 inches in diameter) which form in the lining of the stomach (called gastric ulcers), just below the stomach at the beginning of the small intestine ...

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