Author Archives: Jeff Hayward

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


Studying 7 Scientific Facts About IQ

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We often associate a person with how well they function mentally by their intelligence quotient (IQ) score, and there is something to it. However, IQ is more complicated than just a number, and there are different facets to intelligence (including creativity and emotional IQ) to consider in the big picture. Having a high IQ does   …Continue Reading


6 Things To Know About Kidney Dysplasia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

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This is a condition that strikes even before birth – the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases explains it occurs when the internal structures of the kidneys don’t develop properly in a fetus. The condition affects how urine flows from the kidneys, as the kidney’s tubules that collect urine from ureters don’t   …Continue Reading


Process These 6 Foods That are Difficult to Digest

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Indigestion can be a sign of a chronic problem, or it can be an occasional thing based on the foods you’ve had for lunch or dinner, notes QualityHealth.com. The simple truth is that certain foods can tax your digestive system more than others, leading to feelings of bloating, pain or excessive gas. Unfortunately, these foods   …Continue Reading


7 Different Kinds of Seizures and Their Symptoms

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When we think of seizures, we often only picture how the patient goes into convulsions – but there are actually different types of seizures (divided into major groups) that have varying symptoms depending on where they originate in the brain. While seizures are almost always alarming to those looking on, and can be quite upsetting   …Continue Reading


7 Simple Home Remedies to Blow Away Colds and Flu

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Sometimes despite your best efforts, you still end up with a mild cold, or a full-blown flu with fever and the chills. While there are countless remedies out there to try and combat these illnesses, there are alternative ways to reduce the symptoms. Remember, if your fever won’t break or you find the illness is   …Continue Reading