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Tachycardia (+ 7 Ways to Manage Symptoms)

By Katherine Brind’Amour, PhD Tachycardia is when the heart beats faster than normal while at rest. It is a change in your heart’s rhythm, and in some cases, it is harmless. In others, it can lead to serious complications. With medical management and some lifestyle changes, however, many people can …

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Imitation Crab Meat May Be Even Worse Than You Think

Have you ever eaten at a sushi restaurant or ordered Chinese takeout? If so, then there’s a pretty good chance you’ve tried imitation crab meat at one point or another, regardless of whether you knew it or not. Thanks to its versatility, ease of preparation and budget-friendly benefits, imitation crab …

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What Sugar Does to Your Brain

Dextrose. Fructose. Lactose. Maltose. Glucose. A sugar by any other name is still sugar. In fact, there are more than 50 different names for it. But is sugar bad for you? Essentially, there are two types of sugar; there is “good” sugar that occurs naturally in fruits and vegetables and “bad” …

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Lou Gehrig’s Disease (+ 6 Ways to Help Manage ALS Symptoms)

ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s disease, stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Early signs of Lou Gehrig’s disease can include muscle weakness, especially in the arms and hands, muscle atrophy, and trouble with speech and swallowing. According to Johns Hopkins Medical School, approximately 5,600 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with ALS …

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