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Heart disease: Erectile dysfunction may double risk

Heart disease: Erectile dysfunction may double risk

If you have symptoms of erectile dysfunction, it might be a good idea to have your heart health checked. This is the main finding of a new study that suggests that erectile dysfunction might be an early sign of heart disease. For men, erectile dysfunction may be a predictor of heart disease. Heart disease is […]

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Can erectile dysfunction be reversed?

Can erectile dysfunction be reversed?

Erectile dysfunction is a very common experience. With or without medication, it can often be reversed. Lifestyle changes and natural remedies can help. Most males experience at least one episode of being unable to achieve an erection when desired. In extreme cases, they may be unable ever to have or sustain an erection. Erectile dysfunction […]

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Does CBD oil work for menopause symptoms?

Does CBD oil work for menopause symptoms?

Cannabidiol is a chemical that occurs in hemp plants and marijuana. It is possible that cannabidiol oil could help to treat the symptoms of menopause. Researchers have looked at other herbal and natural remedies as treatment options, but have not yet found that any of them are consistently effective. Recently, there has been much interest […]

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Aspirin’s anticancer effect explored

Aspirin’s anticancer effect explored

According to new research, aspirin may reduce the risk of bowel cancer. The latest study to investigate this relationship outlines how the popular painkiller might manage this feat. A simple, well-used pill may provide insight into bowel cancer. Aspirin, the cost-effective, relatively safe, over-the-counter painkiller, is commonly taken to treat aches and pains. Also known […]

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Education may lead to short-sightedness

Education may lead to short-sightedness

A new study strongly suggests that spending time in education raises the risk of myopia. The findings, write the authors, “have important implications for educational practices.” The more years spent in education, the higher the likelihood of myopia, suggests a new study. Myopia is a common form of visual impairment. In the United States, more […]

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Chlamydia and erectile dysfunction: What’s the link?

Chlamydia and erectile dysfunction: What’s the link?

Some individuals with chlamydia experience difficulty getting or keeping an erection, which is commonly called erectile dysfunction. This difficulty occurs when chlamydia infects the prostate gland, leading to prostatitis. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can cause long-term health problems. Many people with chlamydia have no symptoms and are unaware that they have […]

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What are the health benefits of shatavari?

What are the health benefits of shatavari?

Shatavari is a species of asparagus plant that has been used for many centuries in Indian Ayurvedic medicine. Shatavari, also known as satavari, satavar, or Asparagus racemosus (A. racemosus), is said to promote fertility and have a range of health benefits, particularly for the female reproductive system. The herb is thought to be adaptogenic, which […]

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Could ‘dog flu’ be the next pandemic?

Could ‘dog flu’ be the next pandemic?

Both swine flu and bird flu created a stir in recent years. Now, a new threat may be on the horizon. A new study demonstrates that the influenza virus can jump from pigs to canines. Canine influenza viruses are growing in number. Usually, influenza pandemics are sparked when a virus jumps from birds to pigs, […]

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Why does perimenopause cause ovary pain?

Why does perimenopause cause ovary pain?

Perimenopause refers to the years before menopause, when the ovaries gradually start to make less estrogen. During this time, estrogen levels fluctuate, which can cause heavy, irregular periods and cramping. In most cases, these changes in the menstrual cycle are not a cause for concern and can be managed using at-home remedies and over-the-counter (OTC) […]

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Deltoid pain: Types and treatment

Deltoid pain: Types and treatment

The deltoid is a large muscle responsible for lifting the arm and giving the shoulder its range of motion. It is located in the uppermost part of the arm, at the shoulder. Tendons attach the deltoid to the collarbone, shoulder blade, and upper arm. Like many other muscles, the deltoid can be sore for a […]