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Running Off The Pitching Mound To Pee Too Often? An Enlarged Prostate May Be To Blame

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Amateur pitching is a fun way to enjoy baseball long after high school or college. Unfortunately, aging pitchers may find themselves running off the mound due to frequent urination. They may be suffering from an enlarged prostate and need serious medical help. Symptoms Of This Problem Pitchers who are suffering from an enlarged prostate are likely to have problems with frequent urination and then an inability to urinate. As the condition worsens, the inflammation will eventually cause a blockage of the urethra. Read More»

2 Home Remedies For Soothing The Pain And Discomfort Caused By Your Anal Fissures

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While you are waiting for your anal fissures to heal up and go away, you may wonder what you can do to ease the discomfort you feel every time you go to the bathroom. If so, use one or more of the following home remedies for soothing the pain caused by your anal fissures. Insert Olive Oil into Your Rectum This first home remedy helps prevent your fissure pain and discomfort before you go to the bathroom. Read More»

Low Testosterone: 4 Reasons You May Need An Ultrasound

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For many men, having low testosterone can have a lot of negative impacts on their daily lives. It can change the way they act, feel, and are able to provide for their partners. Often, low testosterone is related to hormones and genetics, but there may be a underlying cause that the man is not aware about at all. To help discover a more direct cause for these problems, a doctor may decide to order an ultrasound. Read More»

3 Potential Solutions For Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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Some women find at some point or another in their lives that their pelvic floor muscles aren’t working as they once did. This can be caused by all sorts of things, such as childbirth or frequent constipation. Unfortunately, it can be a very uncomfortable and embarrassing problem to have. Luckily, though, there are a few different solutions for this problem. These are a few things that you can talk to your doctor about. Read More»

Running With Orthotics

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Long-distance running can be a great way to build physical and mental endurance. Unfortunately, it can also place a lot of strain on your lower body. Since running creates a lot of impact on your knees, ankles, and feet, you want to take every precaution to ensure you minimize impact-related discomfort while running. Add a custom orthotic to your running shoes can be a simple and effective way to make running more comfortable. Read More»

Safety Patrol: 3 Tips To Prevent DIY Injuries

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Each year, urgent care centers and hospital emergency rooms see to homeowners and their handy helpers for a variety of injuries sustained during DIY home improvement projects, ranging from lacerations to falls. Don’t let your visions of a perfect dream home lead you to a DIY project nightmare. Learn and practice these three tips to prevent accidents when working on your home improvements. 1. Wear The Right Footwear If you are going to engage in some home improvement projects, make sure that everyone present on the work scene is wearing the proper footwear. Read More»

Personalized Funeral Services: 4 Unique Ways You Can Honor Your Loved One

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Funeral services are designed to honor the life of your loved one. However, many services are cookie cutter and not representative of the person being honored. If you want to truly honor the memory of your loved one, you need to look for ways to make the service personal. You can add something special to the service or engage in a special activity that they loved. Following are four unique ways you can honor your loved one at their funeral service. Read More»

Just Had A Baby And Want To Lose Your Baby Fat? 3 Tips To Help You Slim Down

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If you have just had a baby, this is a very special time in your life. It is common, however, to have some baby fat left behind. If this has happened to you, you likely want to get back to your pre-pregnancy body as fast as you can. Fortunately, there are a wide variety of things you can do to help you do this, three of which are listed below. Read More»

Considering Being A Part Of A Cancer Clinical Research Trial? What You Should Know

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If you are currently battling cancer and are struggling with conventional treatments that may not be having as much of an effect on your cancer as you would like, you may find yourself considering the possibility of signing up for a clinical research trial to test a new medication or treatment that may be able to help you improve your condition. However, if you have never been directly involved with the process of applying for and getting into a clinical research trial, then you may not be sure of how the process will go or what you can or should expect from it. Read More»

Can Hyperthyroidism Impact Your Pregnancy?

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During pregnancy, an overactive thyroid can become a health concern for both you and your growing baby. Without proper medical treatment, you could experience several problems, including difficulty sleeping. If your OB/GYN diagnosed you with hyperthyroidism, here is what you need to know.   What Does Hyperthyroidism Mean for Your Pregnancy? Hyperthyroidism basically means that your thyroid gland is working overtime and dumping too many hormones into your system. As a result, your body’s metabolism can go into overdrive. Read More»