3 Unusual Things That May Worsen Allergies

Posted on: 2 December 2014
If you're noticing an increase in your allergy symptoms, the cause may surprise you. While you probably know that ragweed, pet dander, mold, pollen and chemicals can lead to a runny nose, watery eyes, a scratchy throat and sneezing, you may not know that certain health conditions and medications can also worsen your symptoms. Here are three unusual things that may exacerbate your allergies: 1. GERD GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, causes stomach acid to travel up into your esophagus, and in severe cases, reach your sinus passages.
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Three Funeral Arrangements You Should Consider In Your Preplanning

Posted on: 28 November 2014
It is becoming more common for people to head to their preferred funeral home and make arrangements for their own services. There is no question that this is an intelligent choice and can make things much easier on the loved ones who are left behind. Planning all of the big things, such as where you will be buried or who will be your pallbearers, are vital components that rarely get left out.
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Eat Fat To Lose Weight: Why Low-Fat Diets Don't Work

Posted on: 26 November 2014
Are you trying to lose weight? Don't seek out traditional weight-loss recipes that are low in fat and high in sugar or carbohydrates: scientists are beginning to believe that fat isn't bad for you, but carbohydrates and sugar are. The Low-Fat Diet Made America Fatter It turns out that the so-called healthy diet containing lots of carbohydrates and very little fat may be the culprit behind why the population is fatter than ever.
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See An Ob/Gyn For Help Relieving Menopausal Symptoms

Posted on: 25 November 2014
As you're dealing with the unpleasant symptoms of menopause or perimenopause, you'd like to find a doctor to provide advice and assistance. You haven't been to an obstetrician-gynecologist in years and you're wondering if these doctors accept older women as patients as well as those in their childbearing years. Yes, they do. An Ob/Gyn can offer expert insight on therapies and actions that are likely to improve your symptoms.  What to Expect
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