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2020

What To Look For In A Weight Loss Program When You Have A Really Busy Lifestyle

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There are thousands — maybe even hundreds of thousands — of weight loss programs available today. Some are designed for specific groups of people, such as older adults or people with diabetes. But one thing you need to keep in mind when selecting a weight loss program is your overall lifestyle. If you’re someone who is incredibly busy — always running from here to there and juggling multiple tasks — here are some qualities you should look for in a weight loss program.…

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It's Not Just Looks: Other Signs You Need Treatment For Vein Disease

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When you hear the word “vein disease” a certain image probably comes to mind. That image is probably one of swollen, blue veins popping out from the skin. Indeed, many people with vein disease do have these visibly swollen veins. However, dark blue veins are not the only sign you may need treatment for vein disease. Here are some other signs to watch out for. Aching and Throbbing in Your Legs…

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How to Prepare for Echocardiography Testing

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Did you recently schedule an echocardiography test? If this is your first cardiac echo, take a look at what you need to know about the exam day and pre-procedure prep. Why Do You Need an Echo? The first prep step is to understand why you need this diagnostic imaging test. Medical providers use the echo to create a picture of the heart and its structure. This allows the doctor to measure the heart wall thickness and view how the heart moves.…

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Trying To Identify Your Allergy Triggers? Why You Should Start Your Search With An At-Home Allergy Test

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If you’ve been dealing with allergy symptoms, but you’re not sure what you’re allergic to, it’s time for testing. If you’re like most people, COVID-19 has you avoiding doctor’s offices. You might be worried that visiting the doctor’s office may put you in contact with someone who’s carrying the virus. If that’s the case, you need to consider at-home allergy testing. These are tests that you can administer right in your own home.…

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