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Going Vegetarian Good for Your Heart, But May Up Stroke Risk

Going Vegetarian Good for Your Heart, But May Up Stroke Risk

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Vegetarianism is all the rage these days, but a new study suggests that slicing meat from your diet might raise your risk of stroke slightly. While vegetarians had a 22% lower risk for heart disease, they had a 20% higher risk […]

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Inner Ear Infection (Labyrinthitis)

Inner Ear Infection (Labyrinthitis)

Labyrinthitis (inner ear infections) definition and facts Inner Ear Infection (Labyrinthitis) Labyrinthitis is an inner ear condition that causes dizziness, spinning sensation (vertigo) and problems with balance. Inner ear infections and/or other ear problems can trigger labyrinthitis. Symptoms of labyrinthitis include: Researchers and doctors do not know the cause of labyrinthitis. The condition may be […]

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Abdominal Pain Causes

Abdominal Pain Causes

What Causes Abdominal Pain? Abdominal pain is pain or discomfort that a person feels anywhere between the lower chest to the distal groin. Some health care professionals include the diaphragm, pelvis (and genitals) and the retroperitoneal space. Chest and abdominal pain are the two top reasons why people go to emergency rooms, according to the […]

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Health Tip: Living With a Herniated Disc

Health Tip: Living With a Herniated Disc

(HealthDay News) — A herniated disc is a spinal injury that can be caused by excessive strain, says the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Latest Chronic Pain News Symptoms of a herniated disc can range from a soft back ache to extreme pain or numbness. After diagnosis, doctors usually recommend that patients maintain a low, […]

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Health Tip: Treating Whiplash

Health Tip: Treating Whiplash

(HealthDay News) — From a car accident to a sports mishap, any incident that snaps the head forward and backward can trigger whiplash. Latest Chronic Pain News Hallmarks of whiplash include pain, decreased range of motion and stiff neck. Because the injury can’t always be seen in imaging tests, symptoms are the primary way to […]

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PTSD a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer?

PTSD a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer?

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may make a woman more vulnerable to ovarian cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from a national study of nearly 55,000 U.S. women and concluded that those who’d had six to seven symptoms of PTSD — such […]