Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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The Basic Facts of Epilepsy

What is epilepsy? Epilepsy, sometimes referred to as seizure disorder, is a general term that refers to a tendency to have recurrent seizures. A seizure is a temporary disturbance in brain function in which groups of nerve cells in the brain signal abnormally and excessively. During a seizure, disturbances of nerve cell activity produce... Read moreChevron

Have High Blood Pressure? Don't Eat These Foods

With high blood pressure you want to have a diet low in sodium and fat, so here are the top foods you should really stay away from.   Pickles   Pickles are low calorie, which is great, but they are loaded with sodium. One medium pickle (about 5 inches long) can have around 570 mg of sodium. That's over 1/3 of your sodium limit (2300 mg)... Read moreChevron

Your Guide to Controlling Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is a condition in which the heart beats irregularly. Find out how you can manage this condition to live a completely normal life.     

Meet Theradome: The First FDA OTC Cleared Clinical Strength Laser Hair Therapy for Home Use

Officially hitting the market on December 16, Theradome is a newly FDA-cleared device that uses clinical strength lasers to re-grow and strengthen hair. This device is specifically marketed to and cleared for use by women, who make up approximately 40 percent of the population suffering from hair loss.   Dr. Tamim Hamid, former NASA scientist... Read moreChevron

Your Psoriasis Treatment Options

Lawrence Green, Washington, D.C., area dermatologist and Chair of the Research Committee for the National Psoriasis Foundation, answers questions about the various treatment options for psoriasis patients.    What are the treatment options for psoriasis? Options for patients with psoriasis include topical or systemic treatments (such as... Read moreChevron