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10 Warning Symptoms of Shingles

Each year more than one million Americans suffer with shingles, an itchy, blistering rash caused by herpes zoster, the same ...

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Shingles is a very serious concern for those who are fifty five and older and most people do not realize ...

The 12 Most Common Adult Skin Disorders

...eed, or show any of the ABCDE characteristics mentioned should immediately be evaluated by a dermatologist. 11. Shingles Shingles, also ...

10 Possible Causes For Those Bumps on Your Skin

...referred to as pimples or “zits”, acne is caused when pores become blocked by oil, bacteria, and dirt. 4. Shingles ...

The 10 Leading Health Stories of 2013

...on. Turns out those “best before” dates are mostly an indication of freshness—not of complete food spoilage. 9. Shingles Became ...

Fact or Fiction: The Fiery Health Benefits of Capsicum

...ctive pain treatments for stomach pain, toothache, and even as a topical pain treatment on skin ailments (i.e., shingles, nerve ...

11 Drugs That Can Kill Your Libido

...yclics, such as Elavil. That’s because they can be used to treat both depression and nerve pain associated with shingles. ...

10 Common Beauty Problems Solved In the Kitchen

...ng element can help ease the discomfort of dry skin and can even treat skin conditions such eczema, poison ivy, ...

U.S. Vaccination Rates “Unacceptably Low”

...th vaccinations recommended for diseases such as pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough, hepatitis, and shingles. For instance, in 2011, there ...

Chicken Pox Symptoms: 8 Signs of Chicken Pox

...e of pregnant women or seniors with low immunity, the infection can be difficult to fight off and may turn ...

10 Healthful Ways to Ease Your Body Into Winter

...nsulting the attic (especially older homes), and outfitting bedrooms with flannel sheets and extra comforters can keep your home sweet ...

10 “Healthy” Snacks to Avoid While Trying to Lose Weight

Snacks can sometimes wreck our diets. ...

7 Healthy Ways to Occupy your Child When You’re Busy

As a parent, you try your best to get as much one-on-one time with junior as your can. ...

6 Tips for a Healthier, Happier, Saner Commute

If you commute to work or school, in a car no less, you already know (firsthand) why sitting in a ...

6 Reasons Springtime Greens Are Worth a Healthy Nibble

The start of the spring season signifies a return of longer days, sunnier days, warmer days and an abundance of ...

10 Awesome Sources of Healthy Fats

It wasn’t long ago that the health world waged a war on fat, and low-calorie diets seemed like the smart way to ...

6 Surprising Health Problems Revealed by a Simple Blood Test

The last time your doctor sent you for a blood test it was likely to rule out a nutrient or ...

6 Ways Friendship Improves Our Health

Friendships are one of the most important facets of life. ...