Tag Archives: Symptoms

World Pneumonia Day 2018: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of This Deadly-But-Preventable Lung Disease

World Pneumonia Day 2018 (Photo Credits: File Image) Pneumonia is a disease caused by an inflammation in one or both lungs. It affects the air sacs of the organs known as alveoli, causing mild to severe illness in the afflicted. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this deadly disease is the “world’s leading infectious… Read More »

In Brief: Mindfulness for Menopausal Symptoms

A growing number of studies have shown that mindfulness may be an important tool for managing a spectrum of symptoms, including depression and anxiety during pregnancy.  A new research study presented at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) 2018 Annual Meeting in October suggests that mindfulness may also help to relieve menopausal symptoms. This cross-sectional… Read More »

10 Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming foods or drinks that contain harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites. It’s extremely common, affecting an estimated 9.4 million Americans each year (1, 2). While many foods contain potentially harmful organisms, they are usually destroyed during cooking. However, if you don’t practice good hygiene and proper food storage… Read More »