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5 Signs of Amino Acid Deficiency and How to Treat It

You probably know that between 60% and 70% of the average human body is composed of water. But did you know that protein makes up approximately 66% of the non-water components of your body? As you may remember from biology...

What Is Cushing’s Syndrome (Hypercortisolism): Symptoms and Treatment

What is Cushing’s syndrome? Cushing’s syndrome, also known as hypercortisolism, describes distinct symptoms exhibited in individuals who suffer prolonged exposure to the hormone cortisol. The condition is very rare, as it only affects 10 to 15 per 1 million people...

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

New data suggests that the benefits of vitamin D—the sunshine vitamin—go way beyond bone health. The latest research also indicates that far more people may have a vitamin D deficiency than previously believed, as it seems the threshold for optimal...

Anorexia Nervosa: Signs, Symptoms, and When to Seek Help

Do you know someone who is suffering from disordered eating? Anorexia nervosa is a serious, often life-threatening condition in which an individual’s fear of gaining weight prevents him or her from getting enough calories. The result is a dangerously low...

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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