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Beyond the hype of hypoglycemia

Beyond the hype of hypoglycemia

A racing heart, headache, unclear thinking, and irritability could be signs that you have a low blood sugar level. Hypoglycemia, low blood sugar, is primarily a complication of diabetes. People with diabetes can experience hypoglycemia when they take too much insulin medication, don’t carefully time their eating, or increase exercise without increasing nutrition. Alcohol also

Brush away tooth pain

If you experience pain while brushing or flossing, or wince in pain when eating ice cream, you may have sensitive teeth.   Having sensitive teeth is fairly common and can be brought on by: Tooth decay Fractured teeth Worn tooth enamel or fillings Gum disease Exposed tooth roots Recessed gums   Sensitive teeth can be

Do you suffer From Chronic Pain?

One study in a community clinic found more than one in three adult appointments involved patients with chronic pain. Treating chronic pain can be frustrating for patients and physicians for several reasons: Causes can be difficult to pin down — is it muscle, nerves, bones? Depression often complicates chronic pain. Drug treatments have all-too-common side

Snoring is no laughing matter

Window-rattling snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea, a condition that increases your risk for high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and diabetes. People with sleep apnea may stop breathing several times during the night, or seem like they are holding their breath. The condition is more common in men than women. Daytime sleepiness,

How to Meditate to Reduce Your Chronic Pain

The Relaxation Response The term, relaxation response, was coined by Herbert Benson, M.D.. The relaxation response results in real physical changes in blood pressure, heart rate and muscle activity. Over time this technique or similar ones may help you to turn off the stress which your mind and body seem to be continuously experiencing as

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