A new study of 39000 women published yesterday in the Archives of Internal Medicine, suggests that older women who take supplements, including multivitamins, folic acid, iron, and copper, have a slightly higher risk of dying over 20 years than those who don’t. Nearly two-thirds of the volunteers, average age 60, were taking vitamin or mineral [...]
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Women these days lead very busy lives, and somehow squuezing in that extra time to make appointments and visit doctors is not high on the priority list unless we get sick. But here are five tests that you should not forget about and which can actually save your life. 1. Cholesterol Test Heart
Continued From 10 Symptoms When You Need A Doctor Part 3 8. Hot, red or swollen joint These warning signs may occur with a joint infection, which requires emergency care to save the joint and keep bacteria from spreading elsewhere. Other causes may include gout or certain types of arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Continued From 10 Symptoms When You Need A Doctor Part 2 5. Unexplained changes in bowel habits See your doctor if you have any of the following: Severe diarrhea lasting more than two days Mild diarrhea lasting a week
Continued From 10 Symptoms When You Need A Doctor Part 1 3. Persistent fever If you have a normal immune system and you’re not undergoing treatment, such as chemotherapy for cancer, a persistent low-grade