Knowing what to expect before, during, and after surgery can help ease your fears. Knowledge can also help you take an active role in your recovery. Being an active patient means asking questions and not agreeing to anything until you understand it and believe that it's for the best. Taking an active role also includes finding out about the cost of your treatment........Learn More.......http://www.healthlibrary.com/surgery_what_to_expect.htm.
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are the most common types of inflammatory bowel disease. Ulcerative colitis affects only the colon and rectum. Crohn's can affect any part of the digestive tract. To learn more about Crohn's disease, see the topic Crohn's Disease.......Learn More......http://www.healthlibrary.com/ulcerative_colitis.htm.
Being obese means having so much body fat that your health is in danger. Having too much body fat can lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure,arthritis, sleep apnea, and stroke. Because
of these risks, it is important to lose weight even if you don't feel
bad now. It is hard to change eating habits and exercise habits. But you
can do it if you make a plan.........Learn More.......http://www.healthlibrary.com/obesity.htm
Flower essences are natural remedies that heal by re-balancing mind, body and spirit. Made by floating flowers in spring water in the light of the sun or moon, essences work by raising our vibrational energy to the perfect pitch of a flower. Taking flower essence is like making your body hum to the tune of wellbeing. The Flower healer, the first book by healer and flower essence pioneer Barbara Olive, explains how using them is so simple.
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