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How to Recognize Food Allergies in Adults

Allergies generally are increasing among western populations, to the point where any bad reaction to a particular food, even though encounters may be years apart, is most commonly written off as an “allergy”. Yet food allergies can and do emerge without warning, even in adults. It is important to distinguish …

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About Cytadren

Cytraden is Novartis’s brand name for aminoglutethimide, an anti-steroid medication which is used to treat Cushing’s syndrome and breast cancer by blocking steroid production within the body. It is also used, outside of a legal prescription basis, as an illegal aid in bodybuilding. – Uses of Cytraden – Cytraden’s first …

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Acute Pancreatitis

The pancreas is the organ concerned with the production of two hormones, glucagon and insulin, which together control and monitor sugar use by the body. Digestive enzymes are also made by the pancreas and these can sometimes be the cause of irritation and pain by leaking into a part of …

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Horseradish

Horseradish has a very pungent taste and it is very nutritional. It contains potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, vitamin C, and mustard oil. In herbal medicine, horseradish is known to have diuretic properties. The horseradish roots and leaves have often been used in the treatment of urinary tract infections, sinus congestion, …

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When to Replace a Toothbrush

Most people don’t really know when they should replace their toothbrush. In fact, according to Crest and the American Dental Association (ADA), forty-three percent of people have no idea when to replace their toothbrush. For those who get regular dental cleanings with dentists who give them a toothbrush, sometimes this …

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