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Cardiovascular Disease: Causes, Treatment, Prevention

Heart disease, otherwise known as cardiovascular disease (CVD), is a silent killer that affects more unsuspecting people than any other health complication. Heart disease risk factors and symptoms can be insidious and, without proper education or medical care, can go...

Breaking Out in Hives? Let’s Get Some Hives Relief

Hives, also known as urticaria, are red bumps that occur on the skin, but the exact appearance of hives depends on the person and the cause. They might appear as tiny swollen, pale or dark red bumps, or they can...

Bronchiolitis and Bronchitis: What’s the Difference?

Various lung-related conditions such as bronchiolitis and bronchitis can be triggered by both environmental causes and other factors. The treatment regimen varies with the condition and the length of time a person has it. Common-sense approaches, such as good hygiene...

Pulmonary Fibrosis Prognosis and Life Expectancy

Pulmonary fibrosis is a type of disease that causes scarring in the lungs, affecting how much oxygen is taken in and making breathing very difficult. It can progressively worsen with time, and as more and more scar tissues builds, your...

Atrial Fibrillation: Irregular Heartbeat and Its Risks

Many influences can cause your heart rate to speed up or feel like it skips a beat. Nerves, anxiety, and even diet can all cause the occasional heart skip or flutter. But if you find that interruptions in your normal...

Emphysema: Symptoms, Causes and Life Expectancy

A stubborn cough that doesn’t want to go away can be concerning for anyone. But if you’re a former smoker, it can be a scary situation, and the possibility of a health condition like emphysema has likely crossed your mind....

What Is COPD and How Can Essential Amino Acids Help?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in America, with over 11 million sufferers and millions more remaining undiagnosed. With appropriate treatment and essential amino acid nutrition, COPD can be managed, but it can also...

The Rising Rates of Asthma: Theories Behind Asthma’s Growing Numbers

Asthma is a common chronic lung disease that affects millions of people across the globe. It's unknown what exactly causes it, but scientists believe that both genetic and environmental factors play a role in the development of the disease. Asthma...

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