Wheatgrass juice has been hyped for years as a powerful superfood. It was even a staple in the diets of the ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamian civilizations.
Contrary to its name, though, there’s no wheat in wheatgrass—it’s simply the young gra... Read More
Cervical cancer is considered the most common cancer among women around the world.
The cervix connects the vagina to the uterus in a woman’s reproductive system. In the U.S., there are about 12,990 new cases of cervical cancer estimated for 2016, a... Read More
May is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month. Fibromyalgia is the most common musculoskeletal disorder behind osteoarthritis, and it’s often misunderstood and misdiagnosed by doctors, because those with fibromyalgia also present symptoms related to many oth... Read More
Dandelions are more than just weeds. The leaves and roots of dandelions have been used in herbal medicine for centuries, especially for regulating the liver and stimulating the digestive system.
A dandelion tea detox or a dandelion tea cleanse is mad... Read More
There are many health benefits associated with cherries. The most well-known type of tart cherry is the Montmorency cherry—it’s the kind you get on top of your sundae or inside a cherry pie.
But as delicious as cherries are, you don’t necessari... Read More
Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) sounds familiar, doesn’t it? That is because treating carpal tunnel syndrome is similar to tarsal tunnel syndrome. Both disorders relate to the compression of a nerve in a confined area.
The carpal tunnel is the very sm... Read More
The story of epiglottis function is quite an interesting one. The epiglottis is often called the trapdoor, or gatekeeper, of the throat. It’s a flexible flap that is one of nine cartilage structures that form your larynx at the base of the tongue.
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It’s important to understand what causes sepsis (blood infection) in the elderly. Sepsis is also known as a blood infection or blood poisoning, and it’s a serious and potentially life-threatening immune reaction, triggered by the release of immun... Read More