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Coping with menopausal hot flashes and night sweats

Coping with menopausal hot flashes and night sweats

Many people experience hot flashes and night sweats during menopause and perimenopause. People can reduce or prevent these uncomfortable symptoms in a number of ways. Hot flashes are sudden feelings of heat that spread mainly through the face, neck, and chest. Night sweats happen when hot flashes occur at night. Up to 85 percent of […]

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Tinnitus: Mindfulness may succeed where other treatments fail

Tinnitus: Mindfulness may succeed where other treatments fail

New findings add to evidence that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may help people with tinnitus — particularly those who have tried other treatments but to no avail. Tinnitus is often characterized by an incessant ringing sound in the ears. In tinnitus, a person hears noises even though there is no external source for the sound. Approximately […]

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Health Tip: Have a Fun and Safe Vacation

Health Tip: Have a Fun and Safe Vacation

(HealthDay News) — Nothing can ruin a summer vacation faster than an unexpected trip to the hospital. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers these suggestions for a healthier vacation: Avoid tanning or spending too much time in the sun. Check your medications before you leave to make sure you have enough. Never pack medication […]

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Auditory Processing Disorder in Children

Auditory Processing Disorder in Children

Auditory Processing Disorder definition and facts Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) (also known as Auditory Processing Disorder and Receptive Language Disorder), referes to several disorders that result in a breakdown in the hearing process. One of the most common problems for people with CAPD is difficulty listening with background noise. Up to five percent of […]

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What causes a headache with nausea?

What causes a headache with nausea?

Some types of headache are accompanied by nausea, which is the feeling of needing to vomit. Migraines are the most common cause of both a headache and nausea. Other common causes include: In this article, we explore the common causes of both headaches and nausea, as well as some underlying issues that are less common […]

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Could Estrogen Play a Role in Men’s Migraines?

Could Estrogen Play a Role in Men’s Migraines?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many women with migraines have headaches triggered by hormonal fluctuations. Now a small study hints that estrogen could play a role in men’s migraines, too. The study of 39 men found that those with migraines had higher estrogen levels, on average, […]

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Are Epsom salt baths safe during pregnancy?

Are Epsom salt baths safe during pregnancy?

Taking an Epsom salt bath may be an effective and safe way for pregnant people to ease aches and pains. Epsom salt is a crystallized form of magnesium sulfate. People who use Epsom salt as a home remedy believe that their body absorbs some of these minerals. In this article, learn about the benefits of […]

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What to know about reduced blood flow to the brain

What to know about reduced blood flow to the brain

Vertebrobasilar circulatory disorders are conditions that cause reduced blood flow to the back of the brain. Symptoms of restricted blood flow to the back of the brain, also called vertebrobasilar insufficiency, include dizziness and slurred speech. If something stops or disrupts blood flow to an area of the body, it is known as ischemia. When […]

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Reversing autism with a cancer drug

Reversing autism with a cancer drug

Researchers may have found a promising new treatment for a genetic form of autism. Using experimental cancer drugs, scientists reversed the condition in mice. It may soon be possible to reverse and even prevent autism. According to the most recent estimates, 1 in 59 children in the United States have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). […]