As many migraine sufferers know, these can be triggered by an insurmountable of things varying from diet to hormones. There are a few things that people are able to do at home to try and ease the intensity of the migraine which I’ll share with you here. Also, supplements have been found useful for some … Continue reading Migraine Triggers, Home Remedies
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I should just start by saying if you think you need to go to the ER, please go- do not read articles on the internet to determine whether or not you should go to the emergency room. This is just for informational purposes. In a perfect world, you would not need to go to the … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between the ER and Urgent Care?
There are many people that struggle with sleep throughout their lives. There are some symptoms that you may want to pay attention to and start making some adjustment in your routine to help you get a more restful night's sleep. As a last resort you can talk to your doctor about prescribing you some medications … Continue reading Causes, Sleeping Habits, & OTC Supplements for Insomnia
We discussed this a little bit in the previous post regarding high blood sugars, but what exactly is Diabetes Mellitus? Diabetes occurs when your pancreas releases too much or not enough insulin. Diabetes is put in two separate categories, type 1 and type 2. Type 2 Diabetes Type 2 is the more common type of … Continue reading Diabetes Type 1 & 2 Basics
There are several symptoms that may indicate that your blood sugar is too high. Your body will exhibit some of these when it's wanting you to pay attention, which include: Increased heart rate Headache Difficulty concentrating Frequent urination Blurred vision Trouble sleeping Fatigue and weakness Unintentional weight loss, especially quickly Nausea and/or vomiting Dizziness Increased … Continue reading Dangers of High Blood Sugar
When most people think about cholesterol medication a common word pops up, Statins. There are other types of medications that can be prescribed to help lower your cholesterol that aren’t Statin prescription drugs, which we will cover today. The purpose of prescribing a cholesterol lowering medication is to reduce a person’s risk for developing a … Continue reading Cholesterol Lowering Medications: Prescriptions, Statins, Supplements & More
Only about 20% of the cholesterol in your blood comes from food sources. The rest of the amount is produced by the liver. Cholesterol is needed to make hormones and Vitamin D. It also helps produce substances that enable digestion. Cholesterol is the fatty like substance in your blood stream and when there’s too much … Continue reading Cholesterol: Test, Causes, Foods, & More!
Atrial Fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat that increases a person’s chance of blood clots. Those clots can get lodged in the heart or brain and cause death, stroke, or heart attack. Some people are not aware that they have AFib and others experience a variety of symptoms like weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness, fluttering … Continue reading Atrial Fibrillation (AFib): Causes, Treatment Options, Commonly Used Medications