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Top 12 Omega-3 Foods That Are Good For The Heart

In recent years low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diets have been trending. This includes ones like Keto, which Google reports as the top trending diet of 2018 in terms of searches. These diets have taken a different approach to past low-carb diets. That’s because they not only include a high amount of...

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Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW) Blood Test: What Is It For?

Many people are now being advised to go for regular checkups. So with regular checkups, your doctor would recommend that you do some tests. One of the common tests done is a blood test. Usually, a complete blood count is done. And when a complete blood count is done it...

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Carotid Artery Surgery: Uses, Risks, and Recovery

One great tool used in the medical field to treat conditions is surgery. All thanks to surgery so many people have recovered from certain conditions. But the truth is many people are scared to be operated on. Who wouldn’t be? You would have knives pierce through your body when you’re...

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Serrapeptase Health Benefits and Uses

You might be wondering, “What is serrapeptase? Where does it come from? What is it used for?” Most importantly, one would also wonder what exactly this can contribute to our health and how. These questions are normal when it comes to this enzyme as it is one of the most...

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How Does Fecal Transplant Work?

Fecal transplant is a term synonymous with bacteriotherapy. In a rough description, a fecal transplant is the transfer of a healthy stool of a healthy individual in a patient's intestinal tract. This healthy stool will help in the treatment of C. difficile colitis. Fecal transplant also helps in regaining back...

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What Causes Canker Sores?

Cankers sores, sometimes called aphthous stomatitis or aphthous ulcers, are tiny but rather painful breaks in the skin inside an individual’s mouth. Canker sores can cause significant amounts of pain and can adversely affect the quality of life of patients. But what are some of the causes of canker sores?...

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Anion Gap High: What the Test Results Mean

Our body is composed of electrolyte elements. Some types of are chloride, sodium, magnesium, and calcium. And these electrolytes are vital for the physiological function of our body. It has a positive and negative electrical charge, and the electrical charge is responsible for the acid balance in the body. You...

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Flaxseed Oil Uses and Benefits

Flaxseed oil is acknowledged as an alternative health product with various multiple health benefits. It is a crop grown in cooler regions. But what are some of the flaxseed oil’s uses and benefits? In this article, we will look at the benefits and uses of flaxseed oil and how it...

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Lion’s Mane: What Does This Mushroom Offer?

Lion’s mane mushroom is abundant in Asian countries like China, Japan, Korea, and some parts in the Middle East. Although Asians have been using it in cuisines and medicine for years, it has just recently gained popularity in the rest of the world.  They are called the lion's mane mushroom...