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Nov 17, 2015 · This is a comprehensive encyclopedia of over 500 conditions and diseases, with over 800 illustrations. Created by the faculty at Harvard Medical School, entries offer an overview of the condition along with a description of symptoms, diagnosis, tips for prevention, treatment options, prognosis, and advice about when to call a professional.Abdominal

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Posted: (53 years ago) May 11, 2022 · Eating one a week may lower heart disease risk. Published April 11, 2022. Avocados are abundant in healthy fats, fiber, and micronutrients that boost heart health. A long-term study has found that people who eat avocado regularly have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, which leads to heart attacks and strokes.

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Posted: (53 years ago) These special bonus reports “101 Tips for Tip-Top Health” and “Best Diets for Cognitive Fitness” are yours, absolutely free, when you sign up for HealthBeat, our FREE email newsletter.

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Staying Healthy - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Strength training, important for balance, bone health, controlling blood sugar, and mobility, is recommended 2-3 times per week. Finding ways to reduce stress is another strategy that can help you stay healthy, given the connection between stress and a variety of disorders. There are many ways to bust stress. Try, meditation, mindfulness, yoga ...

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Nutrition - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Summer camp 2022: Having fun and staying safe. Finding balance: 3 simple exercises to steady your steps. An action plan to fight unhealthy inflammation. How to recognize and tame your cognitive distortions. LATE: A common cause of dementia you’ve never heard of. How to break a bad habit. Long-lasting healthy changes: Doable and worthwhile.

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Coronavirus Resource Center - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) May 09, 2022 · Called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), it can lead to life-threatening problems with the heart and other organs in the body. In this condition, different body parts, such as the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs, can become inflamed. Symptoms of MIS-C can include.

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Medical Dictionary of Health Terms: A-C - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 13, 2011 · A. 5-alpha reductase: A chemical that changes the sex hormone testosterone into a substance called dihydrotestosterone.This hormone can cause the prostate gland to grow abnormally. abdominal muscles: A flat sheet of muscles on the front of the abdomen, between the ribcage and the pelvis. abdominoplasty: A procedure to remove excess abdominal skin and …

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Posted: (53 years ago) Harvard Health Publishing (HHP) is the consumer health education division of Harvard Medical School (HMS), under the direction of Dr. David H. Roberts, Dean for External Education. Our publications draw on the expertise of the 11,000+ faculty physicians at HMS, as well as our world-famous affiliated hospitals, to provide authoritative, trustworthy, ...

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Mental Health - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) withdrawing from family, friends, or activities. low energy or problems sleeping. often feeling angry, hostile, or violent. feeling paranoid, hearing voices, or having hallucinations. often thinking about death or suicide. In some people, symptoms of a mental illness first appear as physical problems such as stomach aches, back pain, or insomnia.

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Heart Health - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Heart Health. The heart beats about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime, pushing millions of gallons of blood to every part of the body. This steady flow carries with it oxygen, fuel, hormones, other compounds, and a host of essential cells. It also whisks away the waste products of metabolism. When the heart stops, essential functions ...

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Staying Healthy - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Staying Healthy. Maintaining good health doesn't happen by accident. It requires work, smart lifestyle choices, and the occasional checkup and test. A healthy diet is rich in fiber, whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, "good" or unsaturated fats, and omega-3 fatty acids. These dietary components turn down inflammation, which can damage ...

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Common Conditions - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Diagnosing symptoms like pain, inflammation, fatigue, rashes and a subpar mental state can lead to a better understanding of the true, underlying conditions impacting you. Here, you’ll find descriptions and details of common conditions like arthritis and joint pain, hypertension, high cholesterol, insomnia, forgetfulness, stress and anxiety ...

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COVID-19 vaccines - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) May 09, 2022 · The FDA has granted full approval to the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, and has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to Johnson & Johnson's adenovirus vaccine. In May 2022, the FDA limited use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to adults who cannot get, or refuse to get, one of the mRNA vaccines.

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COVID-19 basics - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) May 09, 2022 · Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, dry cough, fatigue, loss of appetite, loss of smell, and body ache. In some people, COVID-19 causes more severe symptoms like high fever, severe cough, and shortness of breath, which often indicates pneumonia. A person may have mild symptoms for about one week, then worsen rapidly.

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Diabetes - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Diabetes. Diabetes occurs when the body has trouble using the sugar it gets from food for energy. Sugar builds up in the bloodstream. High blood sugar can have immediate effects, like blurry vision. It can also cause problems over time, like heart disease and blindness. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

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Newseltters Information - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Harvard Health Online. Get all four newsletters, plus more! Subscribe to Harvard Health Online for immediate access to health news and information from the doctors and experts at Harvard Medical School. Any time, day or night, you'll be able to research any health condition or disease, see what your symptoms could mean, research recent test ...

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Heart Disease - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Heart Disease. The heart beats about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime, pushing millions of gallons of blood to every part of the body. This steady flow carries with it oxygen, fuel, hormones, other compounds, and a host of essential cells. It also whisks away the waste products of metabolism. When the heart stops, essential functions ...

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Harvard Health Letter

Posted: (53 years ago) Our subscription to the Harvard Health Letter was started in 1979. Your holistic approach over the recent years is most refreshing. The Q/A column is good. Because we have benefited from the General Newsletter, my husband and I have additionally subscribed to each - the Men's Health Letter and the Women's Newsletter.

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HHP Medication Safety Watch: April 2022 - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) May 09, 2022 · HHP Medication Safety Watch: April 2022. This list contains selected items from the full FDA list of recalls, withdrawals, and alerts for medicines and certain health products. We've provided links to FDA information for each product and its maker. Unless otherwise noted, these actions apply only to the specific brand name of the product listed.

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The Harvard Medical School 6-Week Plan for Healthy Eating

Posted: (53 years ago) Here are just a few of the easy steps you’ll find in our 6-Week Plan for Healthy Eating: Week 1: Getting started. Week 2: Build a better breakfast. Week 3: Choose from 22 healthy lunchtime menus. Week 4: Ways to sneak in more fruits and vegetables. Week 5: Smart snacking. Week 6: Staying with the program. Special Bonus: 14 recipes for success ...

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Is our healthcare system broken? - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 13, 2021 · The current US healthcare system has a cruel tendency to delay or deny high-quality care to those who are most in need of it but can least afford its high cost. This contributes to avoidable healthcare disparities for people of color and other disadvantaged groups. Health insurers may discourage care to hold down costs.

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Posted: (53 years ago) This is a comprehensive encyclopedia of over 500 conditions and diseases, with over 800 illustrations. Created by the faculty at Harvard Medical School, entries offer an overview of the condition along with a description of symptoms, diagnosis, tips for prevention, treatment options, prognosis, and advice about when to call a professional.

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Treatments for COVID-19 - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 12, 2022 · Paxlovid. On December 22, 2021, the FDA authorized an oral antiviral pill, called Paxlovid, for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in people ages 12 and older who are at increased risk for severe illness. The treatment is available by prescription only, after a positive COVID-19 test and within five days of symptom onset.

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All Mental Health Articles | Page 1 - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) May 04, 2022 · The worst habits for your brain. Published April 1, 2022. Many habits can contribute to poor brain health, but four areas can have the most influence. They are the four S’s: sitting, socializing, sleep, and stress. Research has found that poor habits in these areas can affect cognitive skills like memory, learning, and problem solving, and ...

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Gyn Care 101: What to know about seeing a gynecologist

Posted: (53 years ago) 1 hour ago · The answer is simple in some ways, more complicated in others. If you’re a woman or a person with female reproductive organs, experts recommend that you start seeing a gynecologist when you become sexually active, or at least once before the age of 21. Good gyn care, as this type of health care is known, is important for many reasons.

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If you've been exposed to the coronavirus - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 12, 2022 · The time from exposure to symptom onset (known as the incubation period) is thought to be two to 14 days. Symptoms typically appeared within five days for early variants, and within four days for the Delta variant. The incubation period appears to be even shorter – about three days – for the Omicron variant.

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Digestive Health - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Digestive Health. Your digestive system breaks down foods and liquids into their chemical components—carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and the like—that the body can absorb as nutrients and use for energy or to build or repair cells. Food's journey through the digestive system begins in the mouth. It passes down the esophagus and into the ...

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Walking for Health - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) The simple activity of walking has so many powerful health benefits. Done correctly, it can be the key to losing weight, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, and boosting your memory, as well as reducing your risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer and more. Walking for Health, created by the experts at Harvard Medical School, takes you ...

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Exercise & Fitness - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Exercise & Fitness. Exercising regularly, every day if possible, is the single most important thing you can do for your health. In the short term, exercise helps to control appetite, boost mood, and improve sleep. In the long term, it reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, dementia, depression, and many cancers. Articles. Exercise ...

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Addiction - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) In its most basic definition, addiction is a physical dependence on a substance or activity. The dependence leads to unpleasant symptoms, called withdrawal symptoms, that appear when a person stops using the substance or doing the activity. Nobody starts out wanting to develop an addiction. But some people do get attracted to certain substances ...

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Medical Dictionary of Health Terms: Q-Z - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 13, 2011 · Online medical dictionary of health terms: Q-Z. R. radial tunnel syndrome: A condition in which the radial nerve is compressed at the elbow, causing pain, numbness, tingling, and muscle weakness in the hand and arm. radiation: Energy in the form of particles or waves, such as x-rays and gamma rays.Radiation is often used to help make a diagnosis, as in x-rays, …

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Magnesium and blood pressure: What’s the evidence?

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 01, 2022 · Specifically, the wording has to make it clear that the evidence to support the claim is "inconclusive and not consistent," according to the agency. If you have high blood pressure, you’re better off getting your magnesium from foods that are naturally rich in this important mineral rather than taking pills or eating foods with added magnesium.

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Arthritis - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It starts with the deterioration of cartilage, the flexible tissue lining joints. The space between bones gradually narrows and the bone surfaces change shape. Over time, this leads to joint damage and pain. The symptoms of osteoarthritis usually develop over many years.

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Harvard Men's Health Watch

Posted: (53 years ago) Reading Harvard Men’s Health Watch each month is the simplest, easiest thing you can do to improve your health. In today’s fast-paced, information-packed world, it’s not always easy to do the right thing for yourself. But a few minutes each month with Harvard’s physicians in the pages of Men’s Health Watch can help you reduce your stress, lower your blood pressure, reduce your …

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Harvard Women's Health Watch

Posted: (53 years ago) Harvard Women’s Health Watch puts you in closer touch with everything that’s happening right now in the new age of women’s health and medicine. New prevention strategies, new diagnostic techniques, new medications and treatments. From heart disease in women to breast cancer, from diet and nutrition to vitamins and supplements, from hormone therapy to exercise and …

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How to boost your immune system - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 15, 2021 · Every part of your body, including your immune system, functions better when protected from environmental assaults and bolstered by healthy-living strategies such as these: Don't smoke. Eat a diet high in fruits and vegetables. Exercise regularly. Maintain a healthy weight.

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The 10 rules of a heart-healthy diet - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 01, 2022 · As long as you stay within the following rules, you can tailor a heart-healthy diet to your tastes and needs. 1.Balance your calorie intake with physical activity. Weight gain is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and taking in more calories than you burn off leads to weight gain. Talk to a dietitian to find out how many calories you ...

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Top ways to reduce daily stress - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 01, 2022 · Your muscles tense up under stress. Relieve that tension by stretching. "While sitting or standing, inhale, raise your arms overhead, lace your fingers together, stretch, release your fingers, and exhale as you lower your arms to each side. Repeat three times," Dr. Ramchandani says. Take a mindfulness break.

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