Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Pituitary Gland Tumors

The pituitary gland is frequently referred to as the “master gland” of the endocrine system. The endocrine system consists of glands that secrete a variety of hormones and the pituitary gland ‘oversee’s’ the other glands in the endocrine system keeping the hormone levels with in normal limits…

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Acoustic Neuromas

The most common symptoms of an acoustic neuroma is hearing loss, which manifests in over 95% of patients. There is a unilateral hearing impairment that progresses slowly in approximately 90% of those with an acoustic neuroma…

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Pancreatic Cancer

When I started working in home health, my first “terminal” patient was a 56-year-old man with pancreatic cancer. He was sent home with one of the first infusion pumps widely used to administer morphine for pain management. He was weak and also required a hospital bed downstairs as all the bedrooms were upstairs and he was too weak to use the stairs…

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Living Healthy Equals a Healthy Prostate
Having a healthy lifestyle has many great benefits and for men it can make all the difference between having a healthy and an unhealthy prostate.  Prostate cancer can be cured if detected early but if left alone can turn into an incurable Sickness once it has metastasized outside the... Read more
Cancer drugs turn tumors into deadlier agents

While chemotherapy probably shrinks or kills tumors they may in the long run be causing malignancies to grow deadly in the outcome. There are various drugs and therapies including radiation and chemotherapy that have been unleashed on these deadly tumors and there is a great concern among many that these can actually be weakening a person’s immune system’s ability to combat them. The concern as to whether dead cancer cells can be triggered to spread to other parts of the body belongs to scientist at the University of

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Careful about that next fast food that you eat

It has been reported in the Journal Environmental Health Perspectives that toxic chemicals are being used to line the wrappers of fast food items and can very easily be absorbed into your bloodstream. The toxic chemical polyfluoroalkyl phosphate is coated into the packaging of microwave popcorn and fast foods and supposedly is supposed to prevent grease and water from leaking through the packaging. The human body metabolizes this chemical and turns it into a toxic chemical called perfluorinated carboxylic acids and is

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