Dry Eyes: Can I Go Blind?

Dry eye syndrome (DES), which is also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) is the condition of having dry eyes. It simply means that your eyes do not have enough tears required to moisturize or lubricate them. There are different causes of dry eyes, from starring unceasingly at digital devices such as computers, smartphones, or iPads to other natural causes. So, can I go blind if I leave my dry eye untreated?

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Fasting: Is It A Healthy Practice?

Fasting has some implications, whether you are doing it to lose weight, for religious purposes, or just trying to stay healthy. Fasting has been practiced for centuries by people from different corners of the world, and some recent studies (research) have revealed interesting medical usefulness of fasting.

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The Flu: The Best Way to Protect Yourself

In 2017, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that there were between 291,000 and 646,000 people who died from seasonal influenza (the Flu) all over the world. This indicates that a wide range of demographics is at risk, from children, pregnant women to the elderly. However, there are steps you can take to best protect yourself from the Flu.

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What Alcohol Does to Your Body

 Less than 1 minute of sipping alcohol, your body will react spontaneously to its intoxicating power. The experience is comparable to a mild electric discharge journeying up to your brain. And once it reaches up there, it will immediately disconnect the processes going on in your brain by slowing down the pathways and chemicals that are required by brains cells for sending out coherent messages. You may become drowsy, experience slow reflexes or lose your mindfulness altogether. There is every possibility that you may become moody, unbalanced, and drunk!

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The War on Opioids: Some Important Facts You Should Know

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared opioid addiction in the United States as a “public health emergency.” This scourge of drug addiction and abuse has had significant impacts on people’s lives, their finances, and the public healthcare system. It is reported that about 60,000 people lost their lives in 2016 due to opioid addiction. Highlighted in this article are some important facts everyone should know about this epidemic.

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Bad Breath Busters: 8 Strategic Things You Can Do to Beat Bad Breath

  Bad breath, otherwise known as halitosis, is a condition whereby bad odor exudes from some people’s mouths. It may be a temporary or a chronic thing. There are different causes of mouth odor or bad breath and we explain, in this article, eight (8) strategic things you can do to rid yourself of embarrassing and mostly debasing mouth odor.

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Lupus: 6 Important Facts You Need to Know

Lupus has no cure, and it is a chronic inflammatory disease you have when your tissues and organs are attacked by your body’s immune system. Some people are born with a greater possibility of developing lupus than the others. And the inflammations caused by lupus can affect several organs or systems in your body, such as liver, heart, lungs, kidneys, joints, blood cells, brains, and skin.

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