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Add These 12 Foods with Iodine to Your Diet to Ensure You Don’t Develop a Deficiency

Iodine, like essential amino acids, is a vital nutrient you must get from your diet. Our bodies need iodine to regulate thyroid function, support healthy metabolism, and even prevent certain kinds of chronic disease. Unfortunately, many people don’t get enough...

Take the Burn Out of Burning Mouth Syndrome

Are you experiencing a burning sensation in your mouth? Think you may have burning mouth syndrome? Let’s dig deeper into this uncommon condition and answer your questions about the causes, symptoms, and remedies for burning mouth syndrome. What Is Burning...

How to Treat Oral Thrush: Beware of These Symptoms!

Oral thrush, also called oral candidiasis, occurs when the fungus Candida albicans accumulates on the lining of your mouth. This fungus normally lives in the mouth, but it can outgrow and cause infection. For this reason, it’s important to know...

Sjogren’s Syndrome: When It’s More Than Just Dry Eyes and Dry Mouth

Everyone suffers from the occasional dry mouth or dry eyes. Usually, upping the hydration and using over-the-counter eye drops will clear up symptoms. But if symptoms persist or get worse, there could be an underlying cause, such as Sjogren’s syndrome....

Stay Hydrated! 14 Signs of Dehydration

The human body is 70% water. Fluids are important for protecting the joints, maintaining organ function, transporting oxygen to cells, and sustaining body temperature. Dehydration, which is most common during hot weather or strenuous workouts, happens when the body loses too...

What Is Bell’s Palsy and What Causes It?

Wondering what is Bell’s palsy? Bell's palsy, a type of temporary facial paralysis caused by damage or trauma to the facial nerves, affects about 40,000 Americans each year, or 1 in 5,000 people. It happens to be the most common...

What Are Opioids? America’s Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis is a public health calamity that has profoundly crippled America’s economic well-being and social order. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioid use, which includes prescription and illicit opioids, has lead to more...

You Have Food Poisoning. Now What?

Food poisoning is probably the last thing on your mind when buying or preparing food and sitting down to eat. Yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year roughly 48 million people get sick, 3,000...

How to Cure a Hangover: Top Remedies for the Brown Bottle Flu

You wake up after a night out and realize that last night’s Happy Hour has you feeling not-so-happy this morning. Your head feels like it’s in a vice, your stomach is in knots, and the inside of your mouth is...

Type 1 Diabetes: When the Pancreas Is Under Attack

Diabetes is common in the United States with over 30 million Americans diagnosed with the condition. Diabetes affects children, youth, adults, and the elderly. Diabetes is a condition in which someone’s blood glucose, or blood sugar, raises too high. This...

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