covid-19

So How Dangerous Is SARS-Cov-2 Or COVID-19? As previously explained, the disease COVID-19 is caused by a virus in the SARS family, a virus that can lead in some individuals to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. It is easily spread through respiratory aerosol droplets. The good news is that about 80 percent who contract the virus…

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covid-19

What Is A Virus?A virus is a microscopic parasite that cannot do much on its own. It needs to infect a susceptible cell and then direct that cell’s machinery to do its bidding. First, they steal energy from the cell they infect, and then use the cell’s machinery to make multiple copies of themselves. Basically,…

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Living With Small Fiber Neuropathy

Millions of Americans suffer from a bizarre complex of symptoms involving widespread chronic pain, tingling and numbness, issues in their G.I. track (such as constipation), dry eyes, or bladder problems. Often, they are diagnosed with fibromyalgia or peripheral neuropathy without being informed as to the causes of these health issues. Commonly prescribed drugs given for…

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broken brain

What is a healthy brain? A brain that is flexible and healthy can achieve an engaged and cheerful life. A stable mind is one that can focus on an assignment and stay with it until completion. Adaptability is a sign of a healthy brain, the mental dexterity to move all through new and changing circumstances…

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berries

There is a lot of work being done to show how diet plays a role in our health. What to eat to prevent heart diseases, some cancer, and other health problems are well documented. Much is now known about how to help with chronic pain, however. Many people who suffer from chronic pain may end…

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pain

More people are suffering with chronic pain than ever before, more than 30% of Americans. That is more than 116 million individuals. This is in spite of the fact that Americans are now swallowing more pain drugs than ever before! Dangerous drugs such as NSAIDs and opioids. Possibly you are one of them? This crisis…

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tall grass

With spring and summer on the horizon, it is time to think about the pests that will emerge from the cold, like mosquitoes, flies, and the dreaded ticks. They are an irritant, but they can also carry infectious diseases, such a Lyme disease. Blacklegged ticks, more commonly known as deer ticks, bite into human flesh…

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