What Cancers Cause Blood in the Saliva?

There’s a difference between blood in the saliva and coughing up blood. There are 3 cancers that can cause blood to be in your saliva. You need not cough to see it. Read more…

Cancer|

Twitching Index Finger from Computer Mouse Use: Solutions

If your index finger is twitching, jerking or “jumping” as a result of computer mouse use, there are causes and solutions to this annoying problem. Read more…

Twitching Arm/Hand/Fingers|

Slip & Fall, Hit Head Hard on Concrete: Brain Bleed Prevention

The more fit your brain is, the less likely you’ll get a brain bleed from slipping on ice and hitting your head hard on the concrete. So the question then is, “How do we make our brain as fit as possible?” Read more…

Brain Bleed, Chronic Subdural Hematoma|

Heart Races when You Rush Across a Room: Cause & Solution

If the only time your heart races like mad is when you hurry across a room in the house, there’s a very likely reason for this and there’s a solution. Read more…

Heart Rate, High Intensity Interval Training|

Can Sleep Apnea Be Diagnosed While You’re Awake?

My father’s doctor some years ago determined that he didn’t have sleep apnea — after speaking to the patient in his office. There were no tests specific for sleep apnea. Read more…

Sleep Apnea|

Is Excessive Napping in the Elderly Healthy and Necessary ?

You don’t get a pass on the dangers of excessive sleep & napping just because you’re elderly. Some older people will make excuses for all of their naps and will insist they “need it,” but being elderly does not make one immune to the hazards of excessive inertia. Read more…

Senior Exercise|

Can Excess Sleep Cause a Deep Vein Thrombosis (Blood Clot) ?

You know that excess sitting can cause a DVT, but what about sleep? How much sleep is too much sleep when it comes to causing a blood clot in your vein? Read more…

DVT Risks, DVT Symptoms|

Ever Ask a Wireless Phone User at Gym Whom They’re Talking To?

Have you ever had the nerve to ask a wireless phone user at the gym just who’s so important that they must loudly talk to while working out? Read more…

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Does Being Fat & Heavy Make Lifting Safer with Aortic Aneurysm?

The rule of “Lift no more than your body weight” seems to favor overweight people with aortic aneurysm who aren’t necessarily stronger than slimmer people. On typical medical sites, the guidelines for lifting weight for Read more...

Exercising with an Aortic Aneurysm|

Why Do I Get Heart Palpitations when Doing Computer Work?

Have you noticed that soon after you sit down to do computer work, your heart starts thumping, maybe skipping beats, palpitations? Read more…

Thumping Heartbeat|

Why Are Many Elderly Women So Alarmingly Thin?

It’s said that it’s harder to lose weight as we age, yet many elderly women are too thin for good health. So what’s really going on with this bizarre phenomenon? Read more…

Senior Exercise|

Body Types Figure into Olympic Champions

Ever wonder how much body type plays into being an Olympic champion? Michael Phelps has a strange body type: Phelps’ arm span exceeds his 6-4 height by three inches. Read more…

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Can Slurred Speech Have a Benign Cause or Is It Always Serious?

Most causes of slurred speech are life-threatening, but there’s also a small number of benign causes. Read more…

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Can You Get Serious Brain Injury Banging Head on Car Door ?

Whether or not a serious injury can result hitting your head on a car door depends on your age. We’re talking about casually getting in and out of the vehicle, rather than having one’s head shoved into it by an angry mugger. Read more…

How Often Is ALS Misdiagnosed As Benign Fasciculation Syndrome?

There are cases in which someone with ALS was misdiagnosed with BFS. Imagine the devastation when the patient finally receives the correct diagnosis. Read more…

ALS, Benign Fasciculation Syndrome|

ALS Muscle Twitching vs. BFS Muscle Twitches: Key Differences?

The term “twitching” is ambiguous; there are different kinds. Certainly, there are variations between ALS muscle twitching and that of BFS. Read more…

ALS, Benign Fasciculation Syndrome|

Break Deadlift Plateau in Middle Age with One Exercise

It is just ridiculously aggravating when you’ve hit a plateau in the deadlift, especially if you’re middle aged and wondering if this is a sign you’ve reached your all-time limit. Read more…

Deadlifting|

Why Holding onto Treadmill Is So Bad for Seniors

Are you a senior age person who holds onto the treadmill while walking? This is wrong on so many levels, even if your personal trainer says it’s okay. Read more…

Holding onto Treadmill, Incline Walking|

Will the Rack Pull (Top Deadlift) Thicken a Woman’s Back ?

The rack pull is a great strength training move that very few women do out of fear it’ll bulk their back. Absolutely false; rack pulls will burn fat and do several wonderful things for a woman – without bulking up her back. Read more…

Women on Weights|

Bulbar Onset Symptoms vs. Laryngeal Cancer: Symptom Comparison

Laryngeal cancer is one of the scariest diseases, but it would be appealing to someone who’s just been diagnosed with bulbar onset ALS. Symptoms overlap in these two conditions. Read more…

Bulbar ALS, Laryngeal Cancer|
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