What is gout and what are the symptoms

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Gout is one of the oldest medical conditions in the history of medicine. Approximately, six million Americans are affected by gout at some point in their lives. Gout is especially prevalent in middle age men. Gout is a painful type of arthritis that causes severe inflammation of the joints, especially in the big toe. An [...]

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Causes and Consequences of High Blood Pressure

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The cardiovascular system pumps blood through the body to provide fuel for cellular functions and remove waste. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a problem in this supply system that leads to problems in other systems. In fact, high blood pressure is called the silent killer because it usually has no symptoms itself. Episodes of [...]

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Ladies Adjustable Walking Canes

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Walking canes have come a long way. Older type canes were simple, manly, and with no aesthetics appeal – certainly not fashionable. Today’s ladies adjustable walking canes are far from what they used to be, they are fashionable canes that come in many colors, patterns, and styles, pleasing to the eye aesthetically. They are also [...]

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Upeasy Power Seat Seat Lift

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Senior living can sometimes mean losing your independence, even when it comes to the simple tasks in life, such as getting out of your seat. With the upeasy power seat seat lift, you don’t have to let this problem get in your way of independence, allowing you to live your life how you want, anywhere [...]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Bed Positioning

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Experiencing pain during the night is a common complain of people who are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. By preventing people from sleeping, this contributes to the fatigue already experienced by people with this disorder. Thankfully, there are things that you can do to help reduce the pain that you feel during the night if you [...]

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Natural Alternatives for Healing GERD

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Acid reflux, heartburn and indigestion are all familiar terms for Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease or GERD. You may experience a dull or severe pain, with a feeling of fullness in the pit of the stomach. A sour liquid usually moves into the mouth. Dizziness, bloating and headache may also be present. There are many heartburn remedies [...]

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Providing Excellent Senior Mobility with Transport Rollator

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When it comes to senior mobility, there are typically two options: a rolling walker, and a transport chair, both of which are very different and offer a great mode of mobility for seniors and those caring for seniors. Not only can these devices be perfect for helping a senior regain mobility, but they also provide [...]

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How to Use a Rollator Walker

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Rollator walkers help people regain some mobility and independence, without being as cumbersome as traditional walkers. Much like a regular walker, a Rollator has handles and four legs, however, it is a walker with wheels. Additionally, the device will usually come with a plastic or padded seat and will mostly likely have a basket attached [...]

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Acid Reflux Relief

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Tired of long wrestles and uncomfortable nights? With The Bed Wedge Pillow & Positional Therapy Peaceful sleep can be yours again! Currently in the United States more than 80 million people are suffering from acid reflux. Many of them have turned to medication. This can be helpful but often has many unwanted side effects some being [...]

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