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Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is necessary  for the human body for various critical functions, such as DNA synthesis, blood cell production, and neurologic function. Vitamin B12 is mainly found in animal products and fortified foods like cereals. Vitamin B12 deficiency is common in elders and can lead to health issues including megaloblastic, macrocytic anemia, Crohn’s disease, and more.

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How to Treat Cluster Headache?

There is no permanent cure for cluster headaches, but it can be treated with some medications. The goal of treatment is to reduce the severity of pain, shorten the headache period and to prevent the attacks. The cluster headache pain occurs suddenly and may lessen with some time.

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What is Cluster Headache?

It’s a type of severe headache in which the pain is usually limited to one side of the head, tending to recur over a period of several weeks. It is the most painful condition known to humans.   Many women suffering from cluster headache describe its pain worse than childbirth.

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Do You Need To Take Antibiotics Before A Dental Visit

Doctors’ recommend antibiotics to prevent infection. We all have bacteria in our mouth. Sometimes bacteria can enter our bloodstream, due to dental procedures. This can result in the bacteria traveling to the heart or an artificial joint. A healthy immune system can prevent a bacterial infection.

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Aspirin For Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Aspirin is a salicylate, used to treat pain, and reduce fever or inflammation. Aspirin is mainly used for reducing the morbidity and mortality in secondary prophylaxis, or in patients who have suffered from heart attack or stroke.

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Things You Must Keep In Your First Aid Kit

A well prepared first aid kit can help treat injuries in emergency situations. You can purchase a pre-packed kit or make your own. Just make sure that it contains all items that might needed in an emergency situation, such as your family’s chronic medications, emergency phone numbers (including local emergency services, poison center, family doctor), and any other items your healthcare provider suggests.

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Why You Should Lower Your Sodium Intake

Sodium restriction is the first thing people with prehypertension and hypertension should practice. However, many of them are still consuming more than twice the recommended amount of sodium.

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What You Should Know About Antibiotic Overuse?

Antibiotics are commonly prescribed for acute upper respiratory infections, but in most of the cases antibiotics are not recommended. They must be taken as prescribed by your doctor as its overuse can lead to various side effects such as bacterial resistance, mild rashes, and diarrhea etc.

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