Tag Archives: Symptoms

Cough in Lung Cancer Associated With Gastrointestinal Symptoms

November 13, 2018 Share this content: An association was found between cough severity/impact and the reported use of opioids and other antitussive treatments. A longitudinal study published in CHEST demonstrated that cough is a severe symptom in lung cancer and is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms. Researchers investigated how cough severity frequency affects patients with lung cancer over… Read More »

Vitamin Deficiency Symptoms Chart (PLUS INFOGRAPHIC)

Vitamins Vitamin A (Retinol) Functions: Essential for healthy eyesight, helps with the reproduction of cells, important for immune system function, needed for embryo and fetus development, promotes health of the skin, and also plays a role in healing of wounds and formation of bone. Deficiency Symptoms: Deficiency of vitamin A is a major preventable cause… Read More »

10 Signs and Symptoms of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming foods or drinks that contain harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites. It’s extremely common, affecting an estimated 9.4 million Americans each year (1, 2). While many foods contain potentially harmful organisms, they are usually destroyed during cooking. However, if you don’t practice good hygiene and proper food storage… Read More »