Gastroparesis, Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Gastroparesis Gastroparesis is a condition that reduces the ability of the stomach to empty its contents, but there is no blockage (obstruction).   Causes, incidence, and risk factors The cause of gastroparesis is unknown, but it may be caused by a disruption of nerve signals to the stomach. The condition is a common complication of diabetes and can be a complication of some surgeries. Risk factors for gastroparesis include: Diabetes Gastrectomy (surgery to remove part of the … [Read more...]

Eating Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa – SIGNS, SYMPTOMS, CA– USES, & TREATMENT

Recovering from and Understanding eating disorders Eating disorders are serious and widespread conditions that cause both physical and emotional damage. Contrary to popular belief, eating disorders are not really about food or weight, but rather attempts to control or avoid emotional and stress-related issues. While people with eating disorders usually try to hide the problem, there are warning signs you can watch for. Early treatment makes recovery easier, so talk to your friend or family … [Read more...]

WORLD MALARIA DAY – April 25, 2011

World Malaria Day April 25, 2011 More than three billion people are at risk of malaria, according to the World Health Organization. That’s roughly half the world population. And while malaria is both preventable and treatable, one million lose their lives to the disease every year. Children are particularly vulnerable. In fact, a child dies every 30 seconds because of malaria. April 25th is World Malaria Day. We hope you will join us in the fight against malaria and take a … [Read more...]

Drinking Raw Milk: It's Not Worth the Risk

  Drinking Raw Milk      It's Not Worth the Risk     There are many reasons why some people are thinking about drinking raw milk these days. (Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized to kill harmful germs.) Some people want to eat less processed food. Others have heard that raw milk contains more of certain nutrients than pasteurized milk, or that it can prevent or even solve various health problems. Still others think of buying raw milk as one way to support local farmers and … [Read more...]

Drinking Raw Milk: It’s Not Worth the Risk

  Drinking Raw Milk      It's Not Worth the Risk     There are many reasons why some people are thinking about drinking raw milk these days. (Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized to kill harmful germs.) Some people want to eat less processed food. Others have heard that raw milk contains more of certain nutrients than pasteurized milk, or that it can prevent or even solve various health problems. Still others think of buying raw milk as one way to support local farmers and … [Read more...]

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