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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...

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...

Pancreatitis Pain: Could You Have Pancreatitis?

The pain is sharp, behind the stomach, and it sends waves of agony from the upper abdomen out the back. It’s pancreatitis pain, but many people have no idea what it is when an attack comes on. We’re keeping you...

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...

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...

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...

Everything You Need to Know About Iron Deficiency Anemia

Iron deficiency anemia is a condition that develops when the body does not have enough iron, which is essential because it produces hemoglobin, a part of red blood cells responsible for transporting oxygen. Anemia occurs when the body produces low...

Coping with Anxiety: Types, Symptoms and Treatments

Everyone gets anxious now and then. And while it’s perfectly normal to feel a little nervous about that big date or upcoming presentation at work, chronic, excessive anxiety can have a negative effect on your life. If you’re suffering from...

All About Anemia: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Anemia is a condition that develops when there is a deficiency of red blood cells or hemoglobin, which is responsible for transporting oxygen. If red blood cells or hemoglobin are abnormal or low, the cells do not get enough oxygen....

Heart Attack Triggers: Know What to Watch For

One million heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions (MI), occur each year in the United States. Fifteen percent of these heart attacks result in death. People suffer heart attacks when the heart’s muscle tissue is damaged permanently due to lack of...

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