Can Diabetes Increase the Risk of Hair Loss?

Can Diabetes Increase the Risk of Hair Loss?

Cardiac Care
Diabetes is one of the worst metabolic disorders to affect a person. The condition takes place either when the body fails to utilize the insulin produces or when there is little or no production of insulin by the beta cells of the pancreas. As a result, there is an elevated level of the blood glucose, giving rise to a plethora of health problems. From eyes to hair, diabetes affects almost all parts of the body. Diabetes or Diabetes mellitus can be of two types- Type-1 diabetes and Type-2 diabetes. Type-1 Diabetes, as known as Insulin-Dependent Diabetes is an autoimmune condition. Certain factors result in the immune cells recognizing the pancreas as “Nonself” or “Foreign cells”. Thus, the immune cells produce antibodies which end up attacking the pancreas. As a result,…
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Old Fashioned Tips to Help Relieve Cold Symptoms

Old Fashioned Tips to Help Relieve Cold Symptoms

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Since it is time for the cold and flu season, could it be possible that Grandma’s recipes know the best when it comes to relieving that bad cold and cough?  Healing Cuppa  For tea drinkers, make a cup of hot water, honey and lemon to clear the sore throat and clear the airways of all its sickness.  Breathe Steam  Bending your head below a towel under the stove of boiling water may seem like a funny gesture to many but it really works. This method clears the airways and clears all the mucus in the nose. Add another ingredient like eucalyptus oil or tea tree oil and you will be clear of running nose in no time and breathing easy.  Chicken Soup  We all know that chicken soup is good for the soul but…
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Smoking and How to Quit Smoking

Smoking and How to Quit Smoking

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Smoking and quitting smoking facts Although smoking is an addiction, people can quit smoking. Secondhand smoke is harmful to the health of children, unborn children, family members, and coworkers. Quitting smoking cuts the risk of lung cancer, heart disease, stroke and respiratory diseases. The steps in quitting, each of which requires special attention and efforts by the smoker, are getting ready to quit, quitting, and staying quit. A number of techniques are available to assist people who want to quit, including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), behavioral modification, self-help literature, and prescription medications. In nicotine replacement therapy, which is the cornerstone of most smoking cessation programs, another source of nicotine is substituted while the cigarettes are stopped. (The idea f nicotine replacement therapy is to eliminate both the smoking habit –…
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Care 4 Your Heart – Minimally Invasive Surgery

Care 4 Your Heart – Minimally Invasive Surgery

Cardiac Care
The popularity involved with conducting minimally invasive heart surgery (MICS) or keyhole surgery has grown in popularity since its inception a few years ago. It continues to grow and evolve with growth in technology and personal surgeon experience. With gradual innovations in heart surgery techniques, refinement of transthoracic echocardiography, surgical instruments and robotic technology, heart surgery has progressed to less-invasive approaches. What are the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery? Small incisions Small scars Shorter hospital stay after surgery Low risk of infection Shorter recovery time and faster return to daily routines Is Keyhole Surgery Right for me? You may be suitable for Keyhole surgery if you have any of the following conditions: Disease of your heart valves Heart rhythm disorder amenable to surgical correction Hole in the heart You…
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