Diseases

The term “migraine” is thrown around a lot. Some people use the term when they’ve just got a bad headache. But those that suffer with migraines know the difference, and to compare it to a simple headache would be absurd.

Asthma is a chronic condition that affects 10’s of thousands of people across the world. Although it isn’t curable it is controllable. ‘Asthma’ is the Greek word for pant or to breath hard. The Greek’s named it ‘asthma’ because the wheezing sound is diagnostic of the condition.

Migraines can be seen as a form of a severe head pain that is almost three times as common in women than men. If you don’t suffer with migraines yourself, then it is almost impossible to know the true extent of how debilitating they can be. Often, many people just think that migraines are just a form of headache.
However, this is far from the truth – as a migraine sufferer will soon tell you. Migraines are more than headaches because they involve a disturbance in the sensory activity of the brain and are more than just pain.

 

Asthma - Inflamed BronchusAsthma is the most common chronic (long-term) childhood disease. In America about nine million children are diagnosed with asthma. Up to ten per cent of children in Europe are also suffering from asthma symptoms. Unfortunately parents of these children are often uninformed about the various ways to control childhood asthma.

Menstrual migraines affect only women and are quite debilitating.  The migraines are affected by hormones fluctuating through the menstrual cycle.  Women suffer from migraines 3 times more frequently then men and those which are controlled by hormones are classified as menstrual headaches.  Menstrual headaches occur in 60 percent of all women who suffer from migraines.

Sleep trackers are small gadgets that let you know whether your lifestyle habits are having any impact on your sleep quality. These smart devices pick up data that keeps track of body movements at night and then provide feedback that allows you to evaluate and quantify your quality of sleep.

There are tens of thousands of people who are affected by asthma in their lives. Because of a large number of people who are affected, there are also a large number of myths and facts about asthma that are urban legends.  Is it fact or is fiction? You may be surprised by the answers.

If you have a busy lifestyle, cutting back on sleep might seem like the only way to meet the countless demands of your day. Perhaps you have to go to school, attend game practice and still make time for study and a little entertainment. With adults, there is work, gym training, buying groceries or managing a business. Indeed, most people these days have so many things to do and so they sacrifice their sleep time in order to get as much as they can out of each day.

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