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Nutritional Values of Pineapple

Nothing is better than biting into a fresh pineapple! Not only is this a tasty sweet fruit, but the health benefits are several from eating them. One serving of pineapple which is one cup contains 75 calories. There is virtually no fat at 0.67 grams, and carbohydrates are 19 grams …

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How Effective are Antypsychotics in Treating Symptoms of Alzheimers Disease

Although antipsychotic medications have been used to treat Alzheimer’s disease since the late l950’s their effectiveness has repeatedly been called into question over the years. Originally developed to minimize symptoms of agitation, mania, and psychosis in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders most have never been formally approved by the Federal Drug Administration …

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Testing for Adrenal Insufficiency

Adrenal insufficiency is a condition in which the two hormones produced by the adrenal gland, cortisol and aldosterone, becomes deficient and therefore symptomatic. It can manifest in two different forms and in one instance the underlying cause may be directly affecting the adrenal gland (primary adrenal insufficiency) while in the …

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Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is very serious and very real. It has many consequences. Sleep deprivation effects people mentally and physically. Some results of sleep deprivation are crankiness, moodiness, irrational thinking, hallucinations, weight gain, suicial thoughts and actions. Being cranky and moody are probably not as serious as other effects, but they …

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Anger Management and self Control

We’ve all heard of temper tantrums, road rage, and anger management classes. We have all experienced anger and know how it feels. But, obviously, some people deal with anger better than others, while some seem to be beyond self-control. Pre-school children may have a few temper tantrums while they are …

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Zellinger Ellison Syndrome

What is Zellinger-Ellison syndrome Zollinger-Ellison is a clinical complication of the G.I. tract that usually stem from tumors that alter the hormonal control of the stomach and can cause serious trouble and even death. Patients often report to be in a constant state of hunger and having burning sensations in …

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Eating Disorder Prevention

Most people who have not suffered from an eating disorder or have not been acquainted with someone battling an eating disorder may commonly associate thinness and vanity with an eating disorder. Though eating disorders are far more prevalent in cosmopolitan areas, in industries where jobs entail thinness or in …

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