Author Archives: Jeff Hayward

6 Things You Need to Know About Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

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This is perhaps not an illness you hear about very often. But for those who have it – about 1-million people around the world – it’s very real. The complex is characterized by non-cancerous tumors that grow throughout the body. While they’re benign tumors, there can be significant health problems associated with the complex depending   …Continue Reading


7 Surprising Ways to Ward Off a Winter Cold

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It’s the colder season, so you probably just assume you’re going to end up with a cold at some point in the next few months. However, what if there were ways to avoid getting a cold in the first place? Turns out there are strategies you can try. While they’re not foolproof, these seven tips   …Continue Reading


Be Schooled By These 7 Health Signs From Stool

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Okay, we admit this isn’t the most pleasant topic, but what comes out of you can say a lot about your overall health. In fact, Prevention.com says that even against your instincts, you may want to give your poop a glance before you flush it down. “It’s actually one of the best clues you have   …Continue Reading


6 Facts About Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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These disorders usually relate to infants and children, as they suggest something has gone awry with the nervous system in the growth stages. However, the symptoms can last well into adulthood or for a patient’s entire life. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), surveys have shown that approximately 15-percent of children aged 3 to   …Continue Reading


7 Jolly Tips For an Eco-Friendly Christmas

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Ah Christmas, a time for giving, a time for… conserving? While the holidays are often connected with a bit of indulgence, it doesn’t mean we can’t find ways to lessen our impact on the environment during the festive season. From your choice of Christmas tree to the type of wrapping paper you use, you can   …Continue Reading


Busting 8 Common Myths About the Flu Vaccine

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When some people hear the words “flu vaccine,” they get more anxious about it than catching the flu itself, which can be very dangerous for babies and the elderly, as well as those who have compromised immunity. However, the reasons why some people avoid getting the flu vaccine tend to be based on pseudo-science, rather   …Continue Reading


Don’t Get Heated About These 6 Facts On Premature Menopause

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According to EMedicineHealth.com, the average age of menopause for U.S. women is 51. However, an average is just an average, so there are exceptions to the rule on both ends of the spectrum. It can be particularly confusing or alarming when a woman starts experiencing symptoms of menopause before the age of 40, which the   …Continue Reading


Don’t Sweat These 6 Facts About Hyperhidrosis

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We all expect to sweat on a hot day or after a good workout, but for some people – an estimated 2 to 3-percent of Americans according to WebMD – excessive sweating can become an embarrassing health problem. It can make sufferers feel self-conscious when they’re shaking someone’s hand, and can soak right through clothing   …Continue Reading


7 Effective Exercises You’re Probably Already Doing Regularly

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When we think of exercise and fitness, we often take a structured view of it: hitting the gym 3-times a week, or getting out for a jog with the sunrise. However, it turns out that you may be getting a fairly decent workout just by doing what you already do. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t   …Continue Reading


Sinus Headaches: 6 Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

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There are many types of headaches, and they’re all a pain. However, in the case of a sinus headache, you may mistakenly think you have a sinus infection – as the symptoms are pretty similar. Even if you’ve been diagnosed with sinusitis (a sinus infection), your headache may not be related to the sinuses at   …Continue Reading