Author Archives: Jeff Hayward

6 Painless Facts about Hypalgesia

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This is a condition (also called hypoalgesia) that is characterized by lowered pain sensitivity in patients, which is usually a result of a secondary health condition (such as high blood pressure). It sounds good on the surface – who wants to feel pain? – but it can actually be a problem, as people may mistakenly   …Continue Reading


Working Out 7 Ways to Get Exercising in the Morning

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Getting to the gym or out for a jog can be tough during any time of day – but it becomes a bit easier once you’ve established a routine. The same goes for hitting the gym early in the morning before work or weekend obligations – if you follow a routine, you’ll probably stop dreading   …Continue Reading


6 Possible Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

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Many people think the main symptom of high blood pressure is feeling stressed or anxious, and while those 2-things are not mutually exclusive, they’re not usually signs of chronic hypertension. In fact, often people with high blood pressure won’t notice any changes until there’s serious damage, giving high blood pressure “the silent killer” nickname. However,   …Continue Reading


6 Skin Cancer Symptoms That are More Than Skin Deep

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When you think of skin cancer, you probably picture telltale lesions on the skin of a patient (which aren’t always cancerous, by the way). However, those with skin cancer may experience a host of other health problems that might not be obvious to them or a medical professional without an exam. Cancer is cancer –   …Continue Reading


6 Most Common Thyroid Disorders

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The thyroid gland (located in the front of the neck) is very important to metabolic processes in your body, but if it produces too much or too little of a hormone (called T4), it can throw off the entire balance of your system. Thyroid problems are fairly common and range in type and severity, but   …Continue Reading


6 Medical Facts about Dysautonomia Disorder

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Dysautonomia is a term that covers a variety of malfunctions of the autonomic nervous system (all the functions of the body that you don’t consciously control). These functions include blood pressure, heart rate, digestion, kidney function and more, notes Dysautonomia International. Although you may not have heard of this medical problem, the source explains that   …Continue Reading


7 Most Bizarre Brain Disorders

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Your brain is your CPU, so when something goes wrong with it, it can cause a lot of functions to go haywire. Sometimes the side effects of a brain disorder can be predictable – such as having cognitive or physical impacts – but other times, the symptoms of a brain disorder are downright strange. Everything   …Continue Reading


A Look Into 7 Common Parasites in Humans

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The thought of having parasites squirming around your innards is enough to make most of us squirm as well, but it’s unfortunately more common than you might think and may be the underlying cause of some health issues. These parasites can cause stomach upset, itchiness, diarrhea, fatigue, dizziness, and a host (no pun intended) of   …Continue Reading


Picking the 8 Most Nutritious Fall Fruits and Veggies

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Most fruits and vegetables are available at the grocery store year-round, but they’re not necessarily in season and at their best just because they’re on the shelf. If you want to eat the most nutritious fruits and vegetables this autumn, you have to know what to look for. Picking the best fruit and veggies that   …Continue Reading


Examining 7 Questionable Health Conditions

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There are hundreds – no, thousands – of possible (but real) medical conditions out there, and some of them you may hear about routinely. However, just because you see the name of a condition often in the media or from friends, does that make it legitimate? It’s important to get a diagnosis from a doctor,   …Continue Reading