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Frank’s sign

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Frank’s sign Frank’s sign is a diagonal crease in the ear lobe which is considered as a predictive sign of heart disease. It was named after the American pulmonologist, Dr. Sanders T. Frank, who first noticed the connection between heart diseases and creases on one or both ear lobes. The crease is usually spread almost […]

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Soup – Why is soup healthy

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Soup has had a special place in human nutrition for thousands of years. And since ancient times, it has special importance due to its health effects. In the whole world, beginning with the first civilizations and cultures, it has always been extremely appreciated thanks to its nutritional and medicinal properties, which in the past decades […]

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Oregano – Health benefits

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Oregano (Origanum vulgare ) is an aromatic plant originating from the Mediterranean Peninsula and Western Asia. Its application for medical purposes dates back to ancient Greece where it was applied to treat stomach problems, constipation, slow bowel motility, and other problems with the digestive tract. It belongs to the mint family (Lamiaceae) and, except for […]

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Sleep apnea

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What is sleep apnea Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that is manifested with short-term interruption of external breathing with preservation of internal breathing, or a pause in breathing that lasts between 3 and 10 seconds. Insufficient attention is given to this disease although it’s not such a rare disorder, as it is estimated that […]

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Aerobic exercise

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Aerobic exercise Aerobic exercise or aerobic running is the activity that involves the increase in the consumption of oxygen in the organization. The term “aerobic” refers to air, or oxygen, and represents the use of oxygen in the metabolic processes of the organism, or in the process of energy production. Aerobic exercise is not a […]

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The link between hypertension and insomnia

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The link between hypertension and insomnia was questioned for a long time, as those two conditions are co-related, but first, we need to see what insomnia really is. Insomnia Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder. It involves difficulty in sleep initiation, difficulty in maintaining the sleeping state or falling asleep after an early wake-up. […]

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Iker Casillas is the champion!

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Iker Casillas, 5 times World’s Best Goalkeeper, achieved the greatest victory of his life. On the opposite side was a heart attack, a ruthless enemy who takes millions of lives a year, but once again, “San Iker” shows us that he is a true champion, he survived that fight and took the biggest victory of […]

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Interview with Yoni Freedhoff

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Our interest is to talk with successful colleagues. Our interview was done with Yoni Freedhoff, MD, CCF. He is an associate professor of family medicine at the University of Ottawa. In 2004, he became the founder and medical director of the Bariatric Medical Institute. He is one of Canada’s most outspoken obesity experts.  He is also […]

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Effects of hyperthyroidism on cardiac function

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Diseases of the thyroid gland can directly modify the normal function of the heart, cause symptoms and lead to serious complications. To understand how they affect the heart, it is important to first understand how the heart works. The heart is a muscle made of cavities whose walls contract and circulate the blood all over […]