Health Infographics



All You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

The following infographic from Konscious Keto defines the Keto Diet and the effects it has on your body. Learn how you lose weight quickly and why you’ll never be hungry when on this diet. Also discover some of the benefits of the keto diet such as longer-lasting energy and enhanced focus. 

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What is Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is arguably one of the most common diagnoses and it is a condition that most of us have to some degree. In astigmatism, the structures within the eye are not properly round and because of that, it causes the light rays to bend or refract, a little bit uneven inside of the eye. This causes your vision to be blurry and distorted. However, the good news is that astigmatism isn’t actually a disease and you can correct this condition with glasses,

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Sleep Deprivation – How It Affects You, Society, and Economy

Sleep deprivation not only affects millions of people around the world, but also affects the society and the economy. If the society, employers, and the general public show greater concern for this condition, it is possible to bring back productivity and also have everyone getting their full 8 hours of sleep every night.

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Difficulties Associated with Urinary Incontinence

By educating yourself on the signs, risk factors, and common medical conditions associated with urinary incontinence, you will be well-informed when you speak with medical professionals to help treat your urinary incontinence. These risk factors for urinary incontinence include age, smoking, weight, gender, family history, and existing medical conditions.

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How Common is Cancer Misdiagnosis?

A major 2014 study found that out of 12 million US patients, approximately 5% are misdiagnosed every year. That’s a huge, scary number, and the research got tons of press. Even non-medical news sources, like CBS, picked up on the story, crafting shocking headlines like “12 Million Americans Misdiagnosed Each Year.” But unfortunately, at least for patients, the study only looked into diagnostic errors affecting outpatients.

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What Alcohol Does to Your Mind and Body

Drinking alcohol has an adverse effect on your mind and body. It interferes between mind and body communication causing changes to your mood as well as your behavior. Discover how the consumption of alcohol affects the progressive health and also find out the BAC percent with this infographic.

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The Upside of Sober Living Communities

Recovering from substance use or abuse can seem like a herculean task at the outset, but it’s important for those seeking relief to remember that the road to recovery doesn’t have to be lonely. In sober living communities, you commit to recovery and a better life alongside others with similar experiences and hardships. With company and community comes support, structure, and the accountability necessary to keep you and your peers focused on the future.

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Post-Recovery: How Treatment Centers Can Further Help Program Alumni

From the outside, recovering from an issue like substance abuse might seem like a process that has somewhat of a beginning and end. However, the end of treatment is only the beginning of the journey to recovery. Because of this, many treatment centers maintain an open line of communication with program alumni, acting as a crucial resource should those in recovery run into any challenges.

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Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy: Brain Injury at Birth

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a brain injury caused by oxygen deprivation, or birth asphyxia, compounded by a decrease in blood flow to the brain. HIE is a leading cause of death among newborns, contributing to around 840,000 annual neonatal deaths worldwide, according to Medscape.

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Jaundice & Kernicterus: Brain Damage in Babies

Jaundice is a medical condition, common in infants, in which the skin, eyes and other body tissues turn yellow. While the effects of jaundice can be startling at first, the condition is thoroughly treatable in newborns. When left untreated, on the other hand, jaundice can progress to become a severe neonatal disorder, even causing brain injuries in young children.

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