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10 Things to know before trying the Dash Diet

10 Things to know before trying the Dash Diet

Dash diet has been certified as the best overall diet and World Report for eight consecutive years, the DASH diet tends to fly under the radar. Although there aren’t any celebrities endorsing the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Diet, many doctors and...

Essential Guide For Patients: Diabetes Food Management

Essential Guide For Patients: Diabetes Food Management

We understand that a diabetes diagnosis can put you and loved ones under pressure and induce anxiety, no matter how little. Despite this, we must work calmly in order to ensure that the right thing is done. There are tons of information out there – many false and many...

Prevent Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) during COVID-19

Prevent Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) during COVID-19

In the early days of caring for critically ill patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, sepsis or multiple organ failure, we were grateful when they survived their illness. We used any interventions we could think of to increase the likelihood of survival....

How to detect a stroke FAST Part 2

How to detect a stroke FAST Part 2

Something doesn’t add up about strokes. They are common. Someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, which adds up to nearly 800,000 stroke victims every year. They are preventable. Up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented, making it the leading cause of...

How to Detect a Stroke FAST Part I

How to Detect a Stroke FAST Part I

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain has a clot or ruptures. This deprives part of the brain of blood and oxygen, so brain cells quickly start to die. Some areas affected by the stroke will die very quickly, but other areas will hold on over a period of...

Hypothyroidism symptoms and signs in an older person

Hypothyroidism symptoms and signs in an older person

Several studies referring to those over 65 years show that thyroid illness is very much a disease of the elderly and that it often goes undiagnosed. Although the incidence of thyroid problems increases with age, it is sometimes difficult to diagnose as symptoms are...

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