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Importance of Exercise for Treating and Preventing Hypertension

Exercise has many benefits to health and can even improve a persons overall quality of life. When treating hypertension, exercise and diet are an essential part of not only treatment, but also preventative care.

Understanding the Disease and Symptoms of Prostrate Cancer

Prostrate cancer is a common type of cancer, especially in older males. Because of the location of the prostrate, it often affects the bladder and other reproductive areas. If caught in time, the prognosis for Prostrate Cancer is fairly strong, but, like other cancers, it can spread to other parts of the body.

Medications Used to Treat Hypertension

Hypertension carries with it a number of health risks and concerns, such as stroke and cardiovascular disease, so proper treatment is very important. There are a number of prescription medications used to treat hypertension, although diet and exercise are also very important.

President Obama, Thanks For Having an Open Discussion

This week, President Obama had an open talk with Republicans, where they were given a chance to ask him questions, most of which centered around GOP talking points, with the President responding to each point in turn. Now, this probably sounds normal to people in other countries, but if you live in the United States, you know this is simply not how politics are done. American Politicians don't debate, they parrot, and if they do debate it is not in a room of people who are their detractors. So, this congres

Why I Didn't Buy a Lenovo Laptop

This post is a little bit of a change of pace from my usually health related posts, but describes my experience with Lenovo and why I chose to not purchase a computer from them and instead found a company that was willing to support me.

System76 Pangolin Performance Laptop Review

A few weeks ago(04/01/2009) I purchased a Laptop from System76, which is a company that sells laptops, desktops, and servers with Linux Preinstalled. I went with the Pangolin Performance and have been very satisfied with the way everything works and its usability. This article is a review of my Pangolin Performance.

What to Consider When Creating an Estate Plan

Estate planning is the process of deciding how your property, both real and intangible, will be divided upon your death. This is a very important process, as an estate plan is one of the only ways to ensure your property is divided fairly and to limit the amount of taxes the government takes when you die.

Different Types of Hypertension

Hypertension, which is another word for high blood pressure, can be caused by a number of factors. These factors help determine the type of hypertension and will influence the doctors prescribed treatment.

What is Hypertension?

In the United States and other Western Countries, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity are growing problems. High Blood Pressure, or hypertension, is another closely related medical problem, which is used to refer to high blood pressure and carries with it a number of cardiovascular risks, such as strokes and heart attacks.

What is a Mutual Fund?

A Mutual Fund is a popular investment tool, which can help create a diversified investment portfolio, with little technical knowledge on the part of the individual investor. There are risks, however, of a more hands-off approach, as well as advantages for using a mutual fund.

Why is Estate Planning Important?

Estate Planning is a very important process in the United States and is basically a legally binding plan that describes how a persons assets will be divided. Without estate planning, it is not possible to guarantee that your property will be fairly divided and to try to minimize any taxes.

What is Art?

Art is something that is in truth not very easy to define. That is to say, much of art is subjective and since each person's preferences are different, what is art to one, might not be art to another. Understanding this is essential to understanding what art is.

Understanding and Appreciating Tribal Art

Some of the oldest examples of art are those created by what would be today considered rather primitive cultures. This tribal art was often intended to tell a story or help preform a ritual. Understanding and appreciating this art is therefore something that can sometimes take a very deep understanding of the culture that created it.

Understanding Arthritis: How Arthritis Affects the Body

Arthritis is a disease that affects the joints and often causes inflammation, swelling, and general discomfort. Understanding what the joints are and how they work in a healthy body is essential for understanding arthritis.

How Chronic Kidney Failure is Treated

Up until relatively recently, there was little chance for survival for those who suffered from chronic kidney failure. Today, however, the outlook has been greatly improved, due in part to techniques and medications that increase the chance that a transplanted kidney will be accepted, as well as improvements to the process of dialysis.

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