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The Kidneys
A new study published in the American Journal of Kidney Disease found that 59 percent of Americans are at risk of developing kidney disease in their lifetimes, and an estimated 26 million Americans currently have chronic kidney disease (CKD). Surprisingly, less than half of individuals with CKD realize that they have a condition — even if it is severe — because symptoms may not...
Thyroid Disorders
The thyroid plays a major role in an individual’s health, affecting every cell, tissue and organ in the body. When the thyroid gland is working properly and thyroid hormone levels are regulated, the brain, heart, liver, kidneys, intestines, muscles, skin and reproductive system can function normally. When the thyroid gland produces either too much or too little thyroid hormone, however, thyroid dysfunction occurs...
Adult ADHD
Most people have heard of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and are aware that it is a condition that commonly affects children. What is not as well known is that ADHD persists into adulthood for approximately 60 percent of individuals who developed the condition as children. However, many adults with ADHD were never diagnosed as children and are unaware that they have the condition. When ADHD remains undiagnosed...
Cognitive Impairment
The term cognition encompasses mental processes related to attention, learning, memory and language as well as executive functions such as decision–making, goal–setting, planning and judgment. When an individual loses the ability to carry out these processes and/or perform these functions, cognitive impairment (also referred to as "cognitive decline" or "cognitive deficit") is said to occur. Cognitive impairment currently affects approximately 16 million...
Healthy Eating Pattern
Does meal frequency matter? If so, what is the healthiest eating pattern? Three square meals a day? Two big meals? Six small meals? Grazing throughout the day? No eating after 7:00 p.m.? The truth is that such eating patterns can have an impact on weight and overall health, but this impact is limited and is closely related to other dietary factors...
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