osteoporosis overview

Osteoporosis Overview (Infographic)

by healtheo360

Osteoporosis Overview: Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that causes them to weaken and become fragile – increasing the likelihood of a fracture. It is sometimes referred to as a “silent disease” because it can exist for years without …

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8 easy stretches to relieve back pain

8 Easy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain

by healtheo360

8 Easy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain: Back pain is one of the most excruciating sensations one can experience. Pain can be caused by a chronic condition such as ankylosing spondilitis, a sudden accident, lack of activity, or constant strain. It …

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nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) pulmonary infections

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Pulmonary Infections

by healtheo360

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Pulmonary Infections: NTM are a type of bacteria that occur naturally in the environment (water and soil) which do not cause tuberculosis or leprosy. NTM do cause pulmonary infections that resemble tuberculosis, however. Human disease from NTM …

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water aerobics - top 5 health benefits

Water Aerobics – Top 5 Health Benefits

by healtheo360

Water Aerobics – Top 5 Health Benefits: Water aerobics (aquaerobics) is a wonderful water exercise that builds cardiovascular stamina, strength, and flexibility, helps burn body fat, increases circulation, and can help you rehabilitate healing muscles and joints. Many experts agree that …

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Telenursing

4 Different Nursing Specialisms to Consider

by Times Union

If you’re currently studying for a bachelor of science in nursing, it’s important you consider one of the nursing specialisms so you know what career path you want to follow. Many universities will also require you to select just one …

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menopause

Menopause – 8 Common Symptoms & Solutions

by healtheo360

Menopause – 8 Common Symptoms & Solutions: Menopause is a natural biological process in a woman’s life occurring 12 months after her last menstrual period. Menopause happens because the woman’s ovaries stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Lower hormone levels …

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stroke warning signs

Stroke Warning Signs – Think & Act FAST

by healtheo360

Stroke Warning Signs: A stroke is a serious medical emergency. It occurs when the brain tissue is deprived of oxygen and nutrients due to interrupted or severely reduced blood supply. The brain cells begin to die within minutes and prompt treatment …

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women & stroke

Women & Stroke – Eight Risk Factors

by healtheo360

Women & Stroke: Stroke is a major medical emergency and if you or someone you know is at risk of stroke, be sure to act F.A.S.T. and receive medical treatment right away. Many risk factors can increase the likelihood of having …

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idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Overview

by healtheo360

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)  Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive disease that affects the lungs. It is a type of interstitial lung disease, which is a group of 200 diseases with similar symptoms but different causes. There are currently more …

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cycling health benefits

Cycling Health Benefits – Hop on Your Bike!

by healtheo360

Cycling Health Benefits: A child learning to ride a bike probably isn’t aware of how this skill can benefit them years later. Cycling is a great way to exercise and have fun while doing it! As the weather gets nicer, try …

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