Author Archives: Emily Lockhart

7 Ways to Manage Pain Associated with Aging

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If you’ve ever spent some time with older adults, like your grandparents, then there’s a good chance you’ve heard the line “whatever you do, don’t get old.” Half joke, half advice, it’s a testament to the pain that can accompany aging. For many adults, both young and old, pain is a part of daily life.   …Continue Reading


7 Foods That Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer

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One of the deadliest forms of cancer unique to women is ovarian cancer, which can strike at any age. And while ovarian cancer isn’t nearly the most prevalent cancer that affects women, in terms of sheer numbers, for too many women a diagnosis of ovarian cancer is essentially a death sentence. Even more frustrating is   …Continue Reading


6 Natural Remedies for Morning Sickness

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Word that a woman is pregnant can bring forth a variety of emotions, from happiness to anxiety and even depression. Put simply, with each situation (and each couple) comes a completely unique set of feelings that can transform over the course of the pregnancy and during the baby’s first months of life. But there’s one   …Continue Reading


6 Foods to Avoid if You Have Metabolic Syndrome

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There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of metabolic syndrome, which is sometimes referred to as metabolic disease. It’s actually a group of issues that, when combined, can significantly increase one’s chance of developing heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. Typically, the chances of acquiring metabolic syndrome increase as we age, with nearly half of all   …Continue Reading


6 Causes of Eating Disorders

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With the abundance of food available to most Americans today, perhaps it’s no surprise that eating disorders have become a fairly common problem. Not only is it incredibly easy for most people to access food, but much of the most affordable food, such as fast food and snacks, is potentially damaging when eating in excess.   …Continue Reading


6 Symptoms of Head and Neck Cancer

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The term “head and neck cancer” can refer to cancers affecting a number of specific regions within this larger section of the body. Often, it means cancers impacting the mouth, throat, and nose. Although cancer emerging in these areas is often out of the affected individual’s control, there are a number of behaviors that significantly   …Continue Reading


9 Warning Signs of Bone Marrow Cancer

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Forming in white blood cells known as plasma cells, multiple myeloma causes cancer cells to emerge in the bone marrow. Over time, these cancerous cells begin to push out healthy plasma cells responsible for fighting infections and producing the antibodies required to lead the fight against germs and infection. Instead, the cancerous cells produced by   …Continue Reading


6 Facts About Sjögren’s Syndrome

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Chances are you’ve never heard of Sjögren’s syndrom, a disease that impacts the moisture-producing glands of the human body. The result — dryness affecting the mouth and eyes — may sound more irritating than dramatic, but it can actually be quite life-changing in a very negative way. In some cases, Sjögren’s syndrome can lead to   …Continue Reading


8 Causes of Head and Neck Cancer

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The term “head and neck cancer” refers to various types of cancer affecting several key parts of this general area of the human body, including the mouth, nose and throat. Cancers that emerge here typically begin their development in the cells lining the wet, mucosal exterior inside the head and neck; for example, the salivary   …Continue Reading


7 Home Remedies for Bacterial Gastroenteritis

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The dreaded stomach flu can strike at any time — summer, spring, winter or fall. Unlike its less nasty cousin, the head cold, the stomach flu is virtually impossible to ignore or push through, as it often leaves people in a position where they simply can’t stray too far from the bed or bathroom. Generally   …Continue Reading