Six Ways to Prevent Avian Flu

MyDoctorFinder August 17, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is not possible to prevent avian flu from spreading. A vaccine for the avian flu already exists, but it is not yet ready for widespread use.  But, we can help communities prepare for possible infections by taking precautions, thereby minimizing the spread of the different flu types. Ha...

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Signs and Symptoms of Avian Flu

MyDoctorFinder August 17, 2017

You may have Avian Flu if you experience typical flu-like symptoms such as: Coughing, usually dry Hoarse voice High fever, over 38 degrees centigrade Blocked or runny nose Aching bones, joints, and muscles Bleeding from the nose Chest pain Cold sweats and chills Fatigue Headache Loss of appetite Sleeping difficulties U...

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What is Avian Flu?

MyDoctorFinder August 17, 2017

Avian Influenza (Flu) or Bird Flu refers to a group of infectious diseases caused by flu viruses that infect birds and make them ill. These viruses occur naturally among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. The first outbreak of Bird Flu happened in December 2003. Since then, over 700 ca...

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Sprains versus Strains: Part II

MyDoctorFinder August 2, 2017

In connection to the Sprains versus Strains article, it is important to know what causes such to prevent acquiring either a sprain or strain. Certain day-to-day situations make us more susceptible to sprains or strains, those may include lifting heaving objects, prolonged repetitive motion, sitting or standing in an awkward position, overexertin...

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Five Types of Dances to Prevent Joint Pain

MyDoctorFinder July 24, 2017

Dancing has a huge range of physical and mental benefits. It increases our muscular strength, endurance, and motor fitness. It also makes our bones stronger and reduces risk of osteoporosis. According to a study, elders that took dance therapy classes were able to walk faster and experience less knee and hip pain. Dancing is not only for one&rsq...

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Sprains versus Strains

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

Have you ever tried to identify the difference between a sprain and strain? Although “sprain” may sound like “strain”, these two still have some key distinctions. A sprain is an overextending or tearing of ligaments. Ligaments are the tough bands of fibrous tissue that connect two bones together in your joints. The ankle ...

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5 Natural Remedies for Canker Sores

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

Canker sores or popularly known as “singaw” are one of the most common inflammatory conditions of the mouth. It is a crater-like ulcer inside the mouth. Although canker sores require no treatment for they heal on their own, having one is really painful. You might have difficulty in eating, drinking, or opening your mouth. But don’...

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5 Simple Ways to Reduce Eye Strain

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

Having an eye strain is very common since in this technical era everybody works in front of a computer and different gadgets such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc. Our eyes are affected from staring on these electronic gadgets for a long period. Aside from that, working with a low light and lack of sleep may cause eye strain too. Eye strain...

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5 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Pimples

MyDoctorFinder June 12, 2017

For some, having pimples can be burdensome for it makes them lose their confidence to face people. Pimples or also called as acne, is a condition which result to the inflammation of the skin in which oil glands become infected with bacteria. There are a lot of procedures for treatment and medicines in the market to get rid of pimples, but there are...

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11 Signs you are Experiencing Sleep Deprivation

MyDoctorFinder May 21, 2017

Have you been getting the right amount of sleep your body needs? Sleeping for five hours is not enough for our bodies to function properly. Lack of sleep may eventually lead to chronic sleep deprivation which is tied to several health risks such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression. Listed are the following subtle ...

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