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What Is The Difference Between A Food Allergy And A Food Intolerance?

It is much more common for a person to have a food intolerance rather than a food allergy.  True food allergies can be a life threatening problem.  A food intolerance can be very unpleasant, but is usually not fatal. With a food allergy a very small amount of the suspect food can trigger an allergic […]

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Bye Bye Wrinkles

As we age our bodies produce less of the protein Elastin.  This can result in wrinkles and sagging skin. Use of products containing Elastin may  firm and plump up skin as well as aid in the production of more collagen. Instead of undergoing costly  Botox procedures or surgery many people have opted to use these […]

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3 Important Medical Tests Women In Their 30s Should Have

    When you are a young woman in your late teens or twenties you think you are invincible. You have more important things to think about than medical screenings. Hopefully in your twenties you will at least have an annual Pap test to screen for cervix abnormalities. Hopefully you will have screenings for any […]

5 Annoying Female Health Issues – How To Alleviate Them

It’s enough to worry about the serious health problems such as cancer, kidney or heart problems. We know with a serious health problem we need the expert guidance of a health care professional. There are other minor health problems which women experience. These nuisance health problems may not require a trip to the medical office. […]

Why You Might Get Your Period Earlier Than Usual

Girls usually begin menstruation somewhere between the ages of 10 and 16. Because of their changing hormone levels these young girls may experience irregular periods. Some months periods will come early and other months periods are later. It takes about three years, possibly more, before the hormone levels become stable and menstrual periods become more […]

5 Biggest Differences To Your Health When You Stop Exercising

Not very many people enjoy working out at the gym everyday. Some people think they want to workout and then decide after two or three months they are not interested in pushing themselves to engage in workouts. When you stop working out it is referred to as detraining. When you stop your workouts, either because […]

Can Quitting Smoking Cause A Bloated Feeling?

We all know that smoking is detrimental to our health. When you finally make up your mind to quit that habit it is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Smoking is an addiction and is not easy to kick. It is not unusual for a smoker to attempt to stop smoking many […]