Hemorrhoids

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Hemorrhoids, also referred to as piles, are swollen and inflamed veins located in the rectum or anus. They can be internal, situated inside the rectum, or external, found under the skin surrounding the anus. Hemorrhoids affect millions of people around the world. And despite their prevalence, many individuals are unaware of the causes, symptoms, and […]

Low Carbohydrate Diet (Keto Diet): Is It Safe?

What is the Keto Diet? The Keto diet is a low carbohydrate diet that contains low carbohydrate, high fat, and moderate protein. It has been around since the 1920s and was used to treat epileptic patients. There are different kinds of keto diets, and they all try to ensure that your body’s main source of […]

A Deep Dive Into Migraines

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Migraines are those painfully intense, pulsing headaches that some people get. Recurring often, they cause moderate to severe pain on one side of the head. This may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light or sound. Migraine attacks can cause significant pain that may last from a few hours to several days […]

A Simple Guide To Breaking A Fast The Healthy Way

You have been on a fast for weeks and are looking forward to eating regularly again. Take it easy. Whether your fast was a religious one or you were just skipping meals to get that ‘summer body’, you should be careful to not overburden your digestive system. Getting back to a more regular meal routine […]