Posts Tagged ‘Silver Center Health Care’

Diverticulitis; Causes, Symptoms, Available Treatments

Diverticulitis is a tough word to spell and difficult to pronounce but what you need to know is that it’s a serious illness. The condition happens when tiny, bulging pouches (called diverticula) form in the colon. If the pouches become inflamed or infected, this is diverticulitis.     Diverticulitis: Symptoms Symptoms of diverticulitis may be…

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Sinusitis: Symptoms, Causes, And Available Treatments

Sinusitis is a fancy word for sinus trouble. It’s pain in the forehead or between the eyes. Your upper teeth ache. Your face feels full, and the nose is stuffy and congested. If you have one or all of these symptoms, congrats. You are a member of the sinusitis club.       Sinusitis: What…

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Ulcerative Colitis: What It Is, Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Ulcerative colitis (UC)  is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes long-term inflammation of the cells that line the rectum and colon (also called the large intestine). This inflammation can lead to sores called ulcers, which may bleed and interfere with digestion. You can take medications to calm the inflammation and learn strategies to ease its effects…

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Blurry Eyes: What It Can Be Saying About Your Health

Blurry eyes might indicate that your eyes are tired, or may need new eye glasses. But, it may also be telling you that you might have a major health problem.   Blurry Eyes: Time To Check Your Eye Glasses When your eyeball is shaped more like an egg than round, or your cornea or your…

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Schizophrenia, Dispelling The Myths And The Ignorance

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that can be disabling without care. About 1% of Americans have it. People with the condition may hear voices, see imaginary sights, or believe other people control their thoughts. These sensations can frighten the person and lead to erratic behavior. Although there is no cure, treatment can usually manage…

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Blockchain Raising Efficiency, Accuracy For Healthcare Applications

Blockchain is transforming the healthcare industry for the better. It is improving machine learning, clinical trial recruitment, and empowers patients to manage their own health records.     Blockchain: How it Works One of the most talked about yet misunderstood topics in recent times, blockchain is completely overhauling the way digital transactions are conducted. It could eventually…

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Polygenic Risk Score Identifies Alzheimer’s At Earlier Age

The polygenic risk score (PRS) for Alzheimer’s disease can correctly identify adults who have mild cognitive impairment (MCI) while they are in their 50s, new research shows. These results will help to identify those at risk for Alzheimer’s disease long before strong symptoms emerge. Thus, efforts to better treat or slow its Alzheimer’s progression is…

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Uber Offers Providers, Patients New Transportation App

Uber announced last week a new app and text messaging service to get patients to and from doctor’s appointments and the hospital. A dashboard app allows healthcare professionals to order rides for patients going to and from the care they need. In addition, an Uber health API provides integration into existing healthcare products. Providers and…

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Mushrooms Are Nutrition Powerhouses, Great For Your Health

Mushrooms are the all-natural multivitamin, so skip the supplement aisle and pick some up. Among their many nutrients are the B vitamins, including pantothenic acid (B5), niacin (B3), and riboflavin (B2), plus copper and selenium. They also have protein, fiber, potassium, vitamin D, calcium, and more. A powerhouse food that is more than 90% water!…

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Sugar: The Silent Killer You Have To Give Up To Stay Healthy

Sugar consumption is at an all time high. Refined sugar in the form of sucrose and high fructose corn syrup is found in nearly all processed foods ranging from ketchup to coffee creamers. Excessive amounts can result in chronic illness such as Type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. Here are several ways…

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