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What You Should Know About Serotonin Syndrome

When it comes to serotonin, too much of a good thing can be quite dangerous. Serotonin is one of the most important neurotransmitters in your brain, playing crucial roles in the proper functioning of nerve and brain cells as well...

Digesting Dementia: Symptoms, Causes, Types and Remedies

Dementia is a classification of symptoms as opposed to a specific condition. It is an umbrella term for several indicators of a decline in thinking, which can include age-related symptoms like forgetfulness. But being forgetful doesn’t mean you have Alzheimer’s...

Life-Threatening Sepsis: Here’s What You Need to Know

Sepsis occurs when your body goes into overdrive trying to fight an infection and instead turns on itself, creating a toxic situation that can lead to tissue damage and organ failure. Sepsis can become life-threatening very quickly and medical attention...

What Is Schizophrenia: Causes and Symptoms

You’ve probably heard the rumors, but you may be wondering, “Exactly what is schizophrenia?” A mental health disorder, schizophrenia occurs when individuals interpret reality in a way that’s abnormal. As a result, they may experience symptoms like hallucinations, delusions, and...

Pernicious Anemia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Anemia is a common condition in which one does not have enough red blood cells or has blood cells that do not function properly. The result is a lack of oxygen flow to the body’s organs and tissues. There are...

Toxoplasmosis in Humans: Symptoms to Watch out For!

Long associated with cat excrement, Toxoplasma gondii can actually result from numerous causes, including eating undercooked meats. While coming into contact with the single-celled parasite tends to cause few symptoms in healthy individuals, pregnant women and those with compromised immune...

What You Need to Know About Magnesium: Benefits and Risks

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals to the human body. This mineral is essential for over 300 chemical reactions in the body. If you aren’t getting enough of this vital mineral from your diet, deficiency can occur. A...

Vasculitis: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

A potentially life-threatening condition in which blood vessels become inflamed, vasculitis refers to a group of rare diseases with disparate effects. While there are multiple types of vasculitis, the primary symptoms include changes in the walls of blood vessels, especially...

What Is Listeria and How Can You Protect Yourself?

Listeriosis is a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the gram-positive bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The agency estimates that 1,600 people contract listeriosis each year and that 260 die....

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...

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