Dizziness

Weak? Dizzy? It Could Be Dehydration

…600 that same night—a grueling feat in racing. During the race, he began to feel nauseous and hot. By the race’s end, he had become so weak and dizzy that he was unable to climb out of his car and had to be taken to the hospital to replenish his fluids. Tony was suffering from dehydration, the combined…

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The Power of Pumpkin

…having anti-inflammatory and bone-strengthening effects as well. Some herbalists even recommend pumpkin seeds for treating Parkinson’s disease and dizzy spells. The suggested dosage ranges from 10–20 g of whole or coarsely ground seeds once or twice a day. You can find pumpkin seeds in your grocery…

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5 Ways to Avoid the Health Hazards of Summer

I just read an article that said experts are predicting a worse than usual mosquito season this year. That got me thinking about growing up in Georgia, where hot summer days meant no school, plenty of daylight, fresh peaches from roadside stands, and sleeping out on the back porch to stay cool.…

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5 Ways to Prevent Falls

…Another common cause of falls is low blood pressure, or hypotension. Sometimes brought on by alcohol or prescription drugs, hypotension can cause dizziness, light-headedness, confusion, or blurred vision. If you notice any of these symptoms, be extra careful when sitting up or standing and check your…

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Natural Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatment

…urination easier. They work rapidly and are pretty effective, but because they’re also used to treat hypertension, they may cause low blood pressure, dizziness and weakness. The other class of meds reduces prostate volume by inhibiting the activity of an enzyme called 5-alpha reductase that converts testosterone…

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Healthy Travel Tips

With my speaking schedule, conferences, and meetings I attend gathering research, I've been on more planes than I'd care to count. Over the years, I’ve gathered some "insider" healthy travel tips that make flying easier. My Seven Healthy Travel Tips * Buy water at the airport—or bring and empty…

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