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Type 1 Diabetes Incidence, Early Symptoms, Self-Care

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I call type 1 diabetes (T1D) civilization disease because statistically, its more prevalent in the developed countries. However, there are exemptions; for example, Japan, which is one of the most developed states of the world, has a low incidence of childhood T1D (2.4/100,000). Finland has the highest prevalence of T1D (57.6/100,000), and Venezuela has the …

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Autoimmune Diseases List – What causes?

Young woman with autoimmune disease

The autoimmune disease is in which the immune system triggers an aggressive response against a structure of the body. There are organ-specific diseases, which are limited to a particular organ or tissue, or systemic autoimmune diseases in which various organs or organ systems are involved. Autoimmune diseases affect about 7-8 percent of the total population. Women have …

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CBD Oil: Is it a Panacea? Medical Uses of CBD

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Cannabidiol (CBD) was discovered in 1940. It is one of some 113 identified cannabinoids in cannabis plants, accounting for up to 40% of the plant’s extract.[1]  Unlike marijuana, CBD doesn’t have mind-altering effects. It should be considered as a natural remedy that has many health benefits with only a few side effects. Some refer it …

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Uterine fibroids – Leiomyoma of uterus

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Uterine fibroids (myoma, uterine tumor, leiomyoma) is a common, benign tumor. 20-50% of women of childbearing age develop fibroids of the smooth muscle of the uterus. Most cases occur between 40-50 years of age. It can grow from a few millimeters to a human head. Uterine fibroids are leiomyomas of the uterine smooth muscle. 8-10% …

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Cat Therapy: Cats Helping People with Depression

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Do cats heal sick people? Cat therapy is an effective treatment for adults and children in depression, stress, PTSD, panic attack, and anxiety. Children with developmental disabilities such as autism and ADHD also benefit from the companionship of cats. Cats have the power to decrease their human’s blood pressure, even more, slower their heart rate …

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