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Treatments of Breast Cancer – What are the Breast Cancer Stages?

Treatments of Breast Cancer – What are the Breast Cancer Stages?
By: - Cancer - December 19, 2011
If you are recently diagnosed with breast cancer or know someone who is, you probably will want to know about the different treatments of breast cancer. Depending on which one of the breast cancer stages the patient is in as well as the type of breast cancer they have, there may be different treatment methods ...


Cracking Knuckles Arthritis – Is it Real? Arthritis Back Symptoms Are!

Cracking Knuckles Arthritis – Is it Real? Arthritis Back Symptoms Are!
By: - Diseases & Conditions - December 19, 2011
Many people falsely believe that cracking knuckles arthritis is real. Though arthritis is certainly real, you do not get it from cracking your knuckles. Though most people say cracking your knuckles is dangerous, studies just do not seem to agree. There is no scientific evidence that cracking your knuckles is extremely dangerous, but there is ...


Define Arthritis – Learn About Back Arthritis Causes and Symptoms

Define Arthritis – Learn About Back Arthritis Causes and Symptoms
By: - Diseases & Conditions - December 19, 2011
Arthritis is usually a word used as an umbrella term that is actually describing more than 100 conditions that affect the joints of the body. To define arthritis can be very simple, as you can say it is pain and inflammation of the joints. However, a more detailed attempt to define arthritis could fill up ...


How to Test For Diabetes – Great Diabetes Testers to Use

How to Test For Diabetes – Great Diabetes Testers to Use
By: - Diseases & Conditions - December 12, 2011
Diabetes is a condition where the sugar in your blood, or glucose, is too high. People who have diabetes cannot easily convert their food to energy which leads to very dangerous problems like stroke, heart disease, blindness, amputation and nerve damage. There are two types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. There are also ...


What is Normal Blood Sugar Level – Learn More About the Normal Range for Blood Sugar

What is Normal Blood Sugar Level – Learn More About the Normal Range for Blood Sugar
By: - Diseases & Conditions - December 12, 2011
A blood glucose test is done to check the level of sugar in your blood. If it is too high, you would be diagnosed with diabetes, which can make you very sick and you can even die of complications of diabetes. The glucose or sugar in your blood usually comes from carbohydrates that you eat, ...


Symptoms of Diabetes in Men – What are Signs of Diabetes?

Symptoms of Diabetes in Men – What are Signs of Diabetes?
By: - Diseases & Conditions - December 12, 2011
There are two main kinds of diabetes: Type 1, which is most often diagnosed in childhood and Type 2, most commonly diagnosed in adulthood. Type 2 is much more common and is also known as adult on-set diabetes or also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes. The main difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes ...


Arthritis in Shoulder – What You Should Know About Shoulder Arthritis

Arthritis in Shoulder – What You Should Know About Shoulder Arthritis
By: - Joint Diseases - December 9, 2011
Most people consider the shoulder to be many joints, but in reality, it is only two. One of the joints in the shoulder is where the collar bone or clavicle meets the tips of the bone in the shoulder, or acromion. This is called the AC joint or acromioclavicular joint. The other joint in the ...


Arthritis in Toes – Can You Get Arthritis in Thumb Too?

Arthritis in Toes – Can You Get Arthritis in Thumb Too?
By: - Joint Diseases - December 9, 2011
If you think about all the rough treatment your feet get, it is a wonder that they last as well as they do. Each mile we walk, over 200,000 pounds of stress are placed on our feet. On average, by the time a person hits 50 years old, they have walked about 57,000 miles. If ...


Arthritis Injections – Other Homeopathic Arthritis Treatment Options

Arthritis Injections – Other Homeopathic Arthritis Treatment Options
By: - Joint Diseases - December 9, 2011
If you are one of the millions of Americans that suffer from arthritis, one of the treatment methods that are often given are steroid injections. Arthritis injections are manmade corticosteroids that that mimic a naturally produced hormone in your body called cortisol. It is important to note from the start that corticosteroids used in arthritis ...


Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diet – What are Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diet – What are Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis?
By: - Joint Diseases - December 9, 2011
If you are one of the millions who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) you may be wondering if your diet can affect your symptoms. Your diet can affect your rheumatoid arthritis symptoms both in positive and negative ways, depending on what you eat. Knowing what foods and nutrients are beneficial for those suffering from RA ...