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How to Relieve Feet Swelling during Air Travel

At present, more and more airliners are able to cross the continents without refueling and due to the lack of time, people also prefer to travel long distances in one go. This would mean, some travelers might spend long hours seated in a limited space without being able to move …

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Insanity Insane Mental Illness

“You know a few things about me dear sweetheart, like my obsession with fantasy. But what the rabble don’t yet understand is that fantasies become realities in my world.” -John Hinckley writing to actress Jodie Foster in the month prior to his assassination attempt on President Reagan Probably one of …

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Tia Symptoms and Prevention

TIA stands for transient ischemic attack and is often called a “mini stroke”. But don’t let the name fool you. A TIA is just as serious as a full blown ischemic stroke and an ambulance must be called as soon as possible. According to the Mayo Clinic, one third of …

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Defining Good Health Care for Individuals

I would like my needs to be taken care of well. I would like good doctors and other health care professionals who care about their patients and their families. I would like health insurance that takes care of most if not all of those costs. -Needs taken care of well. …

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Causes of Ringing in the Ears

Ringing in the ears is also known as tinnitus. Individuals suffering from tinnitus may hear ringing, buzzing, hissing, chirping, or whistling sounds in one or both ears. The sounds heard by people with tinnitus can be intermittent, continuous, or even pulsating. Unfortunately, this condition affects over 35 million people in …

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Muscle Loss

There are times in everyones life that you fall ill or injured and are off your feet for a while. As we all know, when this happens your muscles immediately start to weaken and deteriorate. This is inevitable, but there are things you can do to minimize this response. Each …

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Dnr Living will Treatment Specifications or Passive Suicide – No

Signing a DNR order is not a form of passive suicide but rather a living will’ of sorts instructing healthcare providers on your wishes to die with dignity. Refusal of treatments is more like passive suicide because the consequences would most likely lead to death as explained to the patient. …

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Navigating your way through the Ssa System

If your doctors diagnosed your disability as permanent, the next thing you will want to know is how you will pay for ongoing and capable care.There are great Federal programs that are meeting the medical needs of millions of folks on disability, both Federal Disability (SSA-DI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). You may …

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Symptoms of a Tia

A TIA, namely called a Transient Ischemic Attack is similar to a stroke in that it causes the same type of symptoms only short-term. It is brought on by a momentary blockage of the blood trying to go through an artery and doesn’t have smooth passageways. This is a warning …

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Treatment for Low White Blood Cell Levels

There are several different diseases and conditions that can cause decreased levels of white blood cells within the body. While you most likely would never know that your levels were low unless your doctor tested your blood, it is nonetheless a quite serious problem. White blood cells play a very …

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