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How many caffeinated drinks does it take to trigger migraine?

How many caffeinated drinks does it take to trigger migraine?

What triggers migraine headaches? Scientists studying caffeine consumption estimate that drinking three or more caffeinated beverages increases the odds of experiencing a migraine headache on the same day. Too much caffeine may trigger migraine, but how much is too much? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headache disorders are some of the most common […]

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Don’t Sweat It: Hyperhydrosis Can Be Treated

Don’t Sweat It: Hyperhydrosis Can Be Treated

Latest Skin News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s nothing more embarrassing than sweating profusely in public places, yet one expert says many people suffer through the humiliation for decades. At least 15 million people in the U.S. have excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). Yet, half of […]

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mometasone (Elocon)

mometasone (Elocon)

What is mometasone, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Mometasone is a synthetic (man-made) glucocorticoid (steroid) that is used on the skin to relieve itching and inflammation of eczema, dermatitis, allergy and other skin rashes. The naturally-occurring glucocorticoid is cortisol or hydrocortisone which is produced in the body by the adrenal glands. Drugs […]

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Health Tip: When to Consult a Dietician

Health Tip: When to Consult a Dietician

(HealthDay News) — A registered dietician can partner with you to develop a safe and realistic eating plan, says the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Whether you want to lose or gain weight, or to simply maintain your health, there are many reasons to seek the help of an RDN. […]

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Health Tip: Donate Blood Safely

Health Tip: Donate Blood Safely

(HealthDay News) — Donating blood generally is safe, says Mayo Clinic. New, sterile equipment should be used for each donor. Latest Prevention & Wellness News To have a safer blood-donation experience, Mayo suggests: Get plenty of sleep before donating and eat a healthy, low-fat meal. Drink an extra 16 ounces of water before the donation. […]

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Unlocking Speech for Kids With Autism

Unlocking Speech for Kids With Autism

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For parents of a child with autism, communication is often the No. 1 hurdle. But what if there were a simple way to help them get their youngster talking? A new study suggests there just might be. It’s called “pivotal response […]