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Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Oct. 5, 2020
Most tinnitus – a symptom, not a disease – comes from damage to the microscopic endings of the hearing nerve in the inner ear. People who suffer from tinnitus hear phantom noises that include not just ringing but whistling, hissing, buzzing, roaring and clicking.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Sept. 21, 2020
without partners who still desire Fortunately for seniors today, there is sex have been known to order home delivery. I suspect that you are having trouble believing your eyes because you don’t think older men and women are having sex. And, if that’s what you think, you are mistaken.
Monday, Aug. 24, 2020
Lead is a natural component of the earth’s crust. However, people have spread lead throughout our environment by burning fossil fuels, mining and manufacturing. Two common sources of lead in our environment were paint and gasoline; lead has been banned from both of them.
Monday, July 13, 2020
There are a variety of tests for dysphagia. They include: an X-ray of a bariumcoated esophagus; direct examination of the esophagus with an endoscope, a lighted instrument; a test with a pressure recorder to measure muscle contractions of the esophagus; video fluoroscopy and ultrasound, two forms of imaging that record patients swallowing.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
In hemodialysis, a patient is connected to an artificial kidney. This mechanical kidney — or dialyzer — filters the blood, and then it is returned to the patient. The treatment time typically lasts three to four hours. Most people suffering chronic kidney failure require hemodialysis three times a week.
Monday, Dec. 2, 2019
This is a question that opens up the whole Check the weight limit. Typical subject of mobility aids, the icons of canes can hold about 250 aging. We’ll discuss canes in this pounds. Some slimmer column and save crutches, walkers, canes are limited to about wheelchairs and scooters for the 175 pounds.
Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
W.C. Fields, the vaudevillian and comedic actor in early films, was known to hoist more than an occasional beer. But, Fields got his red, bumpy nose from rosacea, not alcohol. Former President Bill Clinton has rosacea and so did the late financier J.P. Morgan.
Monday, Sept. 9, 2019
• Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a no-no if you have a pacemaker. In fact, any procedure that exposes you to electromagnetic energy is a problem. These procedures include therapeutic radiation, shockwave lithotripsy that breaks up large kidney stones, and electrocautery to control bleeding during surgery.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Aug. 26, 2019
If you smoke, you owe it to yourself to quit. And I believe you have an obligation to try to help others to quit. I’m doing my part by offering this unusual series of columns. No scolding or exaggerated scare tactics. I’m giving you just the facts in a chain of bulletins.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Aug. 12, 2019
Fred Cicetti is a freelance writer who specializes in health. He has been writing professionally since 1963. Before he began freelancing, he was a reporter and columnist for three daily newspapers in New Jersey. If you would like to ask a question, write to fred@healthygeezer.

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