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10 reasons you’re not losing weight (even after cutting carbs)

Losing weight is a slow and frustrating process at times. In the beginning the weight seems to melt off but after a while, weight loss seems to slow down or cease completely – this is called a plateau.

There are many reasons why you might be facing a plateau in your weight loss. Below we discuss the top ten reasons why you aren’t losing weight – and what you can do to get the scale moving again!

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Symptoms of Heart Attack

 Heart attack is a disease that mainly affects older people. It is also known as cardiovascular disease with many symptoms associated with it. It is a deadly disease that kills many men and women around the world. It is therefore good to know the symptoms of heart attack to avoid any problem in the future. Below are some of the main symptoms of heart attack.

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All About Angina Chest Pain

Angina is a chest pain caused because of lack of blood flow to the heart area. The pain feels like when certain thing were putting pressure or squeezing inside the chest causing a feeling of putting a heavy weight on you. People can feel numbness and heaviness on the shoulder, elbow, in the arm. The symptoms of this can be experienced in the throat, neck, stomach, and ears. If the chest pain is felt when the person is doing a physical activity, the person feel difficulty in breathing. Angina is triggered by some of the events like psychological stress, walking fast, heavy meals, carrying a heavy weight and very cold climate. When the triggering events stop, the pain normally goes down in ten minutes. Most of the cases, it is caused by atherosclerosis, an accumulation of fat and a loss of elasticity of the arteries.

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Do You Know Where Your Appendix is Located?

The appendix is one tissue in the body that is well known particularly because of the condition called appendicitis, which brings about intense pain to the sufferer. When a person feels a pain in his or her abdomen, the first thing that comes to mind is that it may be a case of appendicitis and that they can end up in the operating table. Appendicitis, or inflammation of the appendix, is a serious condition. If left untreated, the infected tissue may burst and spill harmful substances to the abdominal cavity. Consequently, peritonitis or inflammation of the abdomen may occur, which is fatal and needs to be treated immediately with heavy doses of antibiotics.

 

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The Road to a Happy and Healthy Liver

Some of your body parts provide continuous reminders that they are working for example you can feel your heat beats. One of your major internal organs though is kind of silent. It is the liver. The first question you should ask yourself is where is your liver located? It is located just beneath the rib cage on the right side of the abdomen and weighs about 3-4 pounds.

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