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What Is A Health Insurance Premium?

What Is A Health Insurance Premium?

“You really have to consider what you need from your health insurance plan—and not plan for being 100% healthy all the time, even if you’re young and have been healthy previously,” adds Dr. Connor. “Illness or injuries can happen unexpectedly, so be realistic about what you need and what you can afford.”

What Is a Low-Residue Diet?

What Is a Low-Residue Diet?

A low-fiber/low-residue diet is a diet with the end goal of having fewer and smaller bowel movements each day and it may help calm symptoms of gastrointestinal illnesses or help prepare the body for certain medical procedures.

Enlarged Prostate: Natural and Pharmaceutical Treatments

Enlarged Prostate: Natural and Pharmaceutical Treatments

In young adults, the prostate is about the size of a walnut. However, it continually grows larger with age, potentially reaching the size of a lemon by the age of 60. In some cases, it may grow too large, leading to an enlarged prostate, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

The Best Anti-Aging Superfoods

The Best Anti-Aging Superfoods

Aging is also linked to damage. Small molecules called reactive oxygen species (ROS) can form within cells. ROS damage DNA and cells, causing a cell to age. On the other hand, antioxidants are substances that get rid of ROS, helping prevent and heal damage.

Post-Pill Amenorrhea Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Post-Pill Amenorrhea Shouldn’t Be Ignored

After a woman stops the pill, it can take anywhere from one month to several months to resume a ‘normal’ cycle, but a woman should see her physician if her menstrual cycle does not resume after the third month after she has stopped the pill.

Pinched Nerve / Impingement

Pinched Nerve / Impingement

A pinched nerve in the neck, or cervical radiculopathy, occurs when a nerve root is compressed by herniated disc material, a degenerating disc, or aging bone. The body activates the inflammatory response, which causes swelling around the nerve root.

Circumcision in Newborns

Circumcision in Newborns

Circumcision is a somewhat controversial topic, and not all medical experts and healthcare providers are in agreement about whether it should be performed.

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