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  • Most Common Cause Of The Common Cold
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    Common Cold What is the common cold A common cold is a contagious viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. The symptom of a common cold are stuffy nose, congestion, runny nose, fever, headache, cough, sore throat or fatigue in the body. A common cold could have one or a few of these symptoms. What are the causes of the common cold Colds are caused by one of hundreds of common viruses that can easily be transmitted from person to person. In this essay we are going to emphasize on six of th...
  • Joints In The Back Of The Spine
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    UNDER THE KNIFE OF SPONDYLOLISTHESIS Imagine you are sitting in a doctor's office waiting for a report on your condition. Your symptoms are pain that spreads across your lower back that doesn't go away, spasms that stiffen the back and tighten the hamstrings, and numbness in the lower extremities. Upon examination and after x-rays, the doctor sits down in the room and tells you of a condition you have called. Spondylolisthesis... ? What is that... ? Spondylolisthesis is the forward slippage of o...
  • Hmong The Most Common Cause Of Illness
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    The traditional Hmong live a horticultural society they depend on domesticated plants, they are well-adapted on soils of the tropical rain forests and poor soil places which are unsuitable for intense agriculture. Prehistoric Hmong are thought to have moved from Eurasia and made a few stops at Siberia. As their custom they settled in the highlands (mountains) from Vietnam and Laos and later in Thailand. They inherited the name "Miao", from living in the mountains. Today Five million Hmong reside...
  • Primary Sleep Disorders And Idiopathic Insomnia
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    Insomnia Insomnia means having trouble with the quality or quantity of sleep. It can be caused by difficulties in either falling asleep or staying asleep. Self-reported sleeping problems, hating the sleep quality and day time tiredness are the only defining characteristics of insomnia because it is such an individual experience. The concept of good sleep is different from person to person. While the average night's sleep for an adult is around seven or eight hours, some people only need four, wh...
  • Ill From Pathogens In Food
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    Bacteria and Foodborne Illness Foodborne illness results from eating food contaminated with bacteria (or their toxins) or other pathogens such as parasites or viruses. The illnesses range from upset stomach to more serious symptoms, including diarrhea, fever, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and dehydration. Although most food borne infections are undiagnosed and unreported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that every year about 76 million people in the United States become il...
  • Most Common Causes Of Food
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    The Center for Disease control has estimated that illnesses directly resulting from food contamination cause approximately 76 million illnesses, 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths each year in the United States. The rise of food-related illnesses can be mostly attributed to increased eating out. Half of every dollar spent on food in this country is spend on food prepared outside of the home. As the amount of people involved preparing our food rises, so does the risk of contracting an ill...
  • Cure For The Common Cold
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    The common cold has been plaguing humankind since the beginning of human existence. Even in these advanced times, there is no vaccine or cure. There are many symptoms that accompany the common cold. Some of these infamous symptoms are a runny nose, caused by inflammation of the nasal tissues, resulting in over production of mucus to trap the virus, and coughing. there are two different kinds or types of coughs that are common with colds. The first, is the less common dry hacking cough, these kin...
  • Refreshing Sleep Insomnia
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    InsomniaImsomnia What is insomnia? Insomnia is the perception or complaint of inadequate or poor-quality sleep because of one or more of the following: Difficulty falling asleep Waking up frequently during the night with difficulty returning to sleep Waking up too early in the morning Un refreshing sleep Insomnia is not defined by the number of hours of sleep a person gets or how long it takes to fall asleep. Individuals vary normally in their need for, and their satisfaction with, sleep. Insomn...

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