Heart surgery

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Heart surgery is very invasive and can be a very traumatic experience for most.  You can prevent heart disease by changing lifestyle habits but if you are having heart surgery its important to know the risks so that you can prepare and manage the process and prevent a catastrophe from occurring. The risks of heart surgery you need to be … Read More

Gout can be managed, treated or prevented with lifestyle adjustment – part 3

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Gout treatment starts with your diet High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a dietary culprit that wrecks your uric acid levels, putting you at high risk of gout. Elevated blood sugar levels is the REAL underlying problem that causes the inflammation associated with gout, as well as the subsequent damage it inflicts on your body, specifically your joints. If you reduce … Read More

How to treat, manage and prevent Gout with lifestyle adjustments – part 2

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Making important lifestyle changes can help you to treat, manage and prevent Gout, here’s what you can do, 4 Things you can do about hyperuricemia (high uric acid): Tell your doctor, as well as all healthcare providers, about any other medications you are taking (including over-the-counter, vitamins, or herbal remedies). Always remind your doctor or healthcare provider if you have … Read More

How to treat, manage and prevent Gout with lifestyle adjustments – part 1

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What is hyperuricemia? Hyperuricemia is an excess of uric acid in the blood. Uric acid passes through the liver, and enters your bloodstream and most of it is removed in your urine, or passes through your intestines to regulate “normal” levels. The purine in food breaks down into uric acid and increased levels of uric acid from excess purines may … Read More