Category Archives for chronic disease

Oral Submucous Fibrosis Identification and Therapy

Oral submucous fibrosis (OSF) is a chronic, insidious disease that is associated with significant functional morbidity and an increased risk for malignancy OSF is a chronic disease that is 1) common among

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Afib Patients Control Blood Pressure in Mid-Life Reduce Dementia Risk

Blood pressure control <130mmHG was shown to lower the dementia risk with similar benefits for patients aged 50-59 and 60-69 with initially uncontrolled blood pressure at the time of AF diagnosis…” I

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Anti-Inflammatory Improve Antidepressant Treatment

“Certain anti-inflammatory drugs improved antidepressant treatment effects and depression symptoms without increasing risk for adverse events… The first article linked and excerpted below cites

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Sleep Problems for Heart Failure-5 Fixes

“According to Markham, most people with heart failure figure out their best sleep position through trial and error. Here are 5 things to try if you have heart failure and are struggling to get a

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Heal Barrett’s Esophagus Conventionally and Non-Conventionally

“Barrett’s Esophagus (BE) is a serious complication of GERD… About 10% of people with chronic symptoms of GERD develop Barrett’s esophagus. Barrett’s esophagus is not cancer.

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Testosterone Therapy, Hypogonadal Men and Obesity

“Long-term testosterone therapy may not only help men with obesity and hypogonadism to lose weight, but it may have other useful effects on metabolic function and protect against obesity comorbidities…” I’ll

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Xarelto Lawsuit Highlights Risks of Conventional Blood Thinners

“Given all this information, people who are on Xarelto, or those caring for those who are, may have some concerns. Experts say it’s best to take those concerns straight to the doctor or specialist

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Testosterone Therapy Improves Heart Health in Hypogonadism

“Low testosterone is associated with increased all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, and testosterone replacement therapy in men with a confirmed diagnosis of hypogonadism is associated with reduced

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Inexpensive, Non-Toxic, Effective Ulcerative Colitis Therapy

 “Treatment of patients with mild to moderate Ulcerative Colitis, not responding to conventional therapy, with VSL#3 resulted in a combined induction of remission/response rate of 77% with no adverse

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A-Fib, Blood Thinners, Risk of Stroke and Dementia

Parkinson’s disease, alcohol abuse, and the absence of a blood-thinning treatment seemed to be the “strongest predictors for dementia (dem).” I have chronic A-Fib. I worry about my heart

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