Age Related Macular Degeneration & Eyesight

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye disease that causes blurry or total loss to your central vision. It occurs mostly due to aging, impacting roughly 19.8 million Americans in 2019 per the CDC. It’s important catch macular degeneration early to preserve eyesight and keep the disease from progressing with available treatments; know the … Read more

What is Plaque Psoriasis and How to Manage It

Plaque psoriasis is a common, potentially chronic skin disease that is characterized by itchy, dry, cracked skin and redness. Over 7.5 million people in the US suffer with this condition. Doctors report the condition is underdiagnosed, and undertreated with many patients not knowing they have it. Here’s the critical facts that you need to know. … Read more

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Breast Cancer: What You Should Know

Breast cancer is the most prevalent kind of cancer, outpacing colon, ovarian, pancreatic, and even lung cancer (though lung cancer is more dangerous).  No-cost mammograms are available at professional medical facilities according to documentation from the CDC.  Women aged 40 to 49 should speak with their healthcare provider about scheduling a no-cost mammogram.  Women over … Read more

Detecting and Treating Diabetes & Prediabetes

37.3 million people have diabetes in the United States, but more shockingly, 96 million – more than one in three – have prediabetes.  More than 8 in 10 adults with prediabetes don’t even know they have it, according to the CDC.  Risk of early death for adults with diabetes is 60% higher than for those … Read more

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What People Should Know If They Are Concerned About Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease and related inflammatory bowel diseases now effect over 3 million Americans. To this day, medical experts do not know what causes Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory disorder of the digestive tract. Crohn’s is a life-long condition that cannot be cured. Left untreated, Crohn’s can lead to life-threatening complications. It is therefore important to catch … Read more

Hepatitis C: Why Get Tested and What Treatments Are Available

American adults are at risk of contracting this virus and millions carry it without even knowing it. The virus can cause damage “silently” for many years before becoming chronic. Hepatitis means liver inflammation. In latin hepar means liver, and -itis means inflammation of. When it comes to Hepatitis C, the disease is caused by a … Read more

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How To Get Exercise When The Gym Is Closed

2020 presented a lot of challenges for people who like to stay in shape at the gym. With many gyms still closed, a number of people have sought out alternatives to keep up with their fitness during these trying times. Here are some of the best methods to stay fit when going to the gym … Read more

7 Moisturizers For Mature Skin

Choosing the right moisturizer is important part of your skincare routine especially when it is cold and dry out.  As you age, your skin demands better care and more moisture. We’ve found some of the popular products that can help you look younger and keep dryness at bay. CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion Recently purchased by … Read more

Menopause: What Every Women Should Know How

Every woman at one point in their life will experience the natural phase of menopause. The age in which women experience it varies—and their symptoms can range from being slightly mild to incredibly severe. Nevertheless, here are a few key points you need to know about menopause. What is menopause? Menopause is the time in … Read more

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Ways To Eat Better For Less

“A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into” said legendary writer George Orwell in his 1937 non-fiction work The Road To Wigan Pier, an analysis of class and human nature. He even went so far as to say, “I think it could be plausibly argued that changes of diet are more important … Read more