Category - diseases

10 Symptoms of Kidney Failure

1. Changes in Urination The kidneys work hard all day long to produce urine; therefore, when they aren’t working up to par they instantly start showing signs of trouble through this waste. First and foremost, frequent urination, especially...

10 Signs & Symptoms of Liver Damage

1. Tired Fatigue is hands down the most frequently experienced symptom in sufferers of liver disease and damage. It is important to note that a feeling of over and unwanted tiredness and fatigue can manifest itself not just physically, but...

10 Signs of Alzheimer’s

1. Memory Loss Memory loss is easily the most associated symptom of Alzheimer’s disease although it isn’t often how people think it is. Many are under the impression that with the onset of Alzheimer’s that the memory simply begins to fade,...

10 Signs You Have a Gluten Allergy

1. Hormonal Changes No woman wants their significant other to tell them they think they are having a hormonal episode, but sometimes you really can’t avoid them. Premenstrual hormones can often be curbed by taking birth control pills for...

Top 10 Signs of Colon Cancer

1. Prolonged Diarrhea Diarrhea is an abnormal condition that should not last more than a couple of days. If you experience persistent diarrhea that lasts for weeks, it could be a sign that a cancerous tumor is obstructing your bowel. In...

Type 2 Diabetes Overview

What Is It? When you have this disease, your body does a poor job turning the carbohydrates in food into energy. This causes sugar to build up in your blood. Over time it raises your risk for heart disease, blindness, nerve and organ...

What Your Feet Say About Your Health

Cold Feet, Many Culprits If your toes are always cold, one reason could be poor blood flow -- a circulatory problem sometimes linked to smoking, high blood pressure, or heart disease. The nerve damage of uncontrolled diabetes can also make...

20 Reasons for Blood Sugar Swings

Upswing: Caffeine Your blood sugar can rise after you have coffee -- even black coffee with no calories -- thanks to the caffeine. The same goes for black tea, green tea, and energy drinks. Each person with diabetes reacts to foods and...

Type 2 Diabetes: What to Order When You Dine Out

Make the Right Menu Choices Whether it’s dinner in a restaurant or lunch from the drive-thru, you can enjoy eating out with type 2 diabetes. The key is to choose nutritious dishes. That’s not always easy, because many meals made outside...