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tips for staying hydrated in the summer

Tips for Staying Hydrated During the Warm Season

The first warm days after winter might be some of the best ones of the whole year. People shed their bulky jackets and itchy sweaters for shades, sandals and all that sunshine.For all its goodness, though, warm weather presents a big con — dehydration. You’ll need some killer tips for staying hydrated if you want […] Read more…

how to prevent a cold when you feel it coming on

How to Prevent a Cold When You Feel It Coming

As winter draws to a close, cabin fever drives many people out in the still-warming air where they catch a bit of a chill and, as a result, start to feel a cold coming on. While television ads sing the praises of commercial cold and flu remedies, many such OTC preparations address symptoms but fail […] Read more…

heart disease in women symptoms and treatments

Heart Disease in Women: What You Should Know

While many people may associate heart disease with men’s health, it should receive just as much attention when discussing women’s health, too. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the top cause of death in women living in the U.S. and is responsible for nearly 25 percent of female deaths. […] Read more…

how does diabetes affect a woman sexually and what are the symptoms of diabetes in women

Symptoms of Diabetes in Women

Diabetes is a metabolic disease that manifests when an individual’s insulin levels are irregular. The symptoms of diabetes can have a considerable influence on the lifestyles of both women and men alike. However, while this disease afflicts patients of both genders, there are symptoms of diabetes in women that are unique to their gender. Many […] Read more…

stroke risk factors for women to know

Stroke Risk Factors for Women

Nothing is more vital to a woman’s sense of well-being than knowing how to avoid illnesses or medical emergencies that threaten her overall health. For many, awareness is the key to a healthy life — meaning you’re already off to a great start since you’ve landed on this page. However, many women don’t know the […] Read more…

woman lying down: autoimmune diseases in women

Common Autoimmune Diseases in Women

Autoimmune diseases occur when the body’s immune system goes a bit rogue and switches from only attacking microbes to attacking healthy tissue. Women make up 75 percent of all autoimmune disease sufferers, yet medical science hasn’t performed much research to date on why or how these disorders affect women differently. Treating autoimmune diseases more common in […] Read more…

what to know about low blood pressure in women

Low Blood Pressure in Women: What to Know

Most people mistakenly believe that only high blood pressure poses a serious health risk while low blood pressure presents less to no harm. While people typically desire to lower their blood pressure, excessively low blood pressure may indicate an underlying health issue. In rare instances, low blood pressure constitutes a medical emergency. And low blood […] Read more…

causes of copd in females: woman smoking

Causes of COPD in Females

More women die today of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men. Historically, however, medical professionals have failed to identify the causes of COPD in females, and therefore failed to diagnose many female cases of COPD. They mistakenly believed that men smoke more than women, and so they misdiagnosed the disease as something less serious, […] Read more…

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