Category - Conditions

Conditions:  

Ulcerative Colitis diet ideas

It is not thought that any particular food causes Ulcerative Colitis, but many sufferers find that a change in diet can help them manage their symptoms during a flare up. These will vary from patient to patient so while...

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Treatments for Psoriasis

The precise cause of psoriasis is not yet understood, but it is known that genetic factors play a part in the development of the condition, which occurs when the body’s immune system becomes overactive. Other possible...

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Treatments for Eczema

There is no cure for eczema, but as with recommended psoriasis treatments, there are some options that can help to alleviate the severity of the symptoms. Self care is an important aspect of eczema treatment. The...

Diabetes:  

Treatments for Diabetes Type 2

Type 2 diabetes stems from insensitivity to insulin and tends to become progressively more severe over time. There are four types of diabetes treatment available for it:- • Eating a controlled diet • Taking medication...

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Treatments for Diabetes Type 1

Diabetes Type 1 develops when the immune system attacks insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas. This means that the body can’t produce the insulin it needs to regulate blood sugar. At present, there is no way to repair...

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Symptoms and Causes of Juvenile Diabetes

In children, the risk of developing different types of diabetes is reversed. 90% of those affected have Type 1 diabetes and 10% have Type 2. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas can’t produce enough insulin, usually...

Arthritis:  

What is Psoriatic Arthritis?

Psoriatic arthritis is a condition associated with inflammation around the joints. It usually occurs in people who have psoriasis or psoriasis symptoms, although it is possible to develop the arthritis symptoms before...

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Psoriasis Diagnosis and Treatment

Psoriasis can be a painful, distressing condition, but it is relatively simple to diagnose so your doctor should be able to get you started on the right psoriasis treatment quickly. The first stage in diagnosing...

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How to treat psoriasis symptoms

Psoriasis is a skin condition caused by genetic and other factors that result in an overactive immune system, leading to a range of symptoms, including itchy, scaly patches of skin, pustules on the hands and feet, nail...

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Gastric Bypass

As mentioned briefly in the overview about bariatric/obesity surgery, gastric bypass is a malabsorbtive procedure where a smaller stomach is created and inserted into the body, and the intestine is divided. The division...

Diabetes:  

How to Cure Diabetes without Medication

Although there is no complete diabetes cure, it is possible to get rid of many of the most unpleasant and distressing symptoms of the disease. If you’ve managed to get help at an early stage and your diabetes is not to...

Diabetes:  

Foods to Avoid with Diabetes

When you have diabetes you need to avoid consuming too many sugars at once, as doing so can make your blood glucose level shoot up, harming your body. this doesn’t just mean that you have to avoid sweet foods. It also...

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Benefits of More Space

Giving your Guinea Pigs plenty of space to run around in their habitat is important for their health and happiness. Veteran Cavy owners who have gone from using small cages to larger enclosures give all the more...

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Foods to Avoid Psoriasis

For those people who suffer from psoriasis, it can sometimes feel as though the condition is controlling their lives. But one way to regain control is to stick to a psoriasis diet. While diet cannot cure psoriasis, and...

Diabetes:  

Diabetes Symptoms for Women

Although many diabetes symptoms are the same for everybody, there are some differences between the symptoms most commonly experienced by women and men. It is believed that as many as a third of women living with...

Diabetes:  

Diabetes Symptoms for Men

Most symptoms of diabetes are the same for everyone, but there are some symptoms that are unique to men, or significantly more common in men than in women. A test for diabetes is usually carried out when a group of...