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Using Food As Medicine 16 Fruit

Fruit is consumed in its various forms by many of us, and there are even people who maintain exclusively fruit, or fruitarian diets. Some do it for religious or moral reasons, but the main appeal of fruit to many health-conscious people, is that it can help with an easy transition or even adjunct to a raw food only diet, with the inherent benefit of taste and texture appeal. Raw vegetable diets may not provide this. The opposing arguments however, of consuming only fruit will be the issues of inadequate nutrition and high sugar content. Obvious dangers exist here for diabetics. To be more specific, there will be pros and cons, such as the relatively low protein content, and lower amounts of key vitamins.

Constipated? It Could Be Your Medication

Being constipated is something that almost everyone can suffer from at some time or another. Constipation occurs when stool or waste material moves too slowly through the large intestine. Feces that stay in the bowel too long before elimination become hard and dry. This results in difficult, painful, and infrequent bowel movements. In most cases, constipation is harmless. However it can lead to further health complications and more serious problems. Many medications can cause constipation, including prescription and nonprescription drugs. The list below includes commonly prescribed drugs and common over-the-counter drugs that may promote constipation.

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Medical Supply Store

As one who is opening their own practice, it's important to build a rapport amongst professionals to help build your business. It's especially important to build a relationship with a medical store, one that offers numerous items from incontinent supplies to wheel chairs. Building such a relationship with a medical supply store inevitably saves you money all the while getting the supplies your practice needs. The partnership can come in a number of different ways, but the most common is through a club where members are privy to the following benefits: Discounts on qualified orders These benefits may be applied to other discounts and offers.

Over the Counter Medications - Are They Safe?

With more and more strains of flu and colds going around, more and more kids are coming down with these common colds and flus. We all want our kids to get better as quick as possible. Most of us rush down to the local drug store and buy an over the counter cough and cold medicine to help deal with the symptoms. What most people do not realize is that these common and often overused medications are doing our kids more harm than good. Not only are these medications toxic and dangerous, there is no substantial evidence that they are effective. In the past 50 years, there have been only 11 studies on the effect these medications have on children.

Prevent Or Stop Nausea With the ReliefBand Medical Device

Nausea can be a symptom of illness or treatment for illness such as cancer as respones to motion, to perceived motion (computer games) and to high altitude. About 1/3 of the population is highly susceptible to motions sickness. 1/3 of the population is susceptible only to fairly severe conditions and the other 1/3 get nauseous only in very extreme conditions. Low tolerance for motion can limit travel for the most susceptible or preparation hours in advance via medications. ReliefBands begin to work in minutes not hours. Morning sickness and chemotherapy or other drugs also result in nausea. Medications to stop or prevent nausea are sold both over the counter and via prescription.

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Anatomy of Torn Cartilage and Other Knee Injuries

The human knee is a very complicated joint. Two major bones come together at the knee -- the femur (thigh bone) and the tibia -- (shin bone). There is a third bone located at the knee -- the patella (knee cap), but it does not participate in the joint between the femur and the tibia. The lower end of the femur has two side-by-side convex curved surfaces, while the upper end of the tibia has two side-by-side concave curved surfaces. The convex surfaces on the femur are obviously designed to fit into the concave surfaces on the tibia. But there are several things located in between. First of all, both the lower end of the femur and the upper end of the tibia are covered with a layer of cartilage, called articular cartilage.

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