Month: July 2018

Is Inflammation Messing With Your Body?

Inflammation is a problem for everyone at some point in their life.  Inflammation is a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, or painful in reaction to an injury or infection. Acute Inflammation – this is the injury type of inflammation.  You twist your ankle or slam your finger […]

Anxiety Tied to Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

As women age, they start to become more at risk for fracturing a bone. Older women who experience symptoms of anxiety are even more at risk for not just fractures, but overall reduced skeletal health. New research looked at women past menopause. Women who reported low overall levels of anxiety had only a twenty percent […]

Dementia Can Be Caused by Hypertension

High blood pressure can put you at risk for more than just damaging physical effects; it can also cause very serious neurological symptoms. When blood pressure increases above its normal and healthy range, and stays elevated, it can damage organs throughout the body. And previous research into Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia has […]

Health Benefits of Oats: The Unlikely Superfood You Should Be Eating

Everyone with an Instagram account has seen pictures of perfect breakfast bowls of oatmeal. While most people eat oats as oatmeal, there are so many other uses for oats. Oats have so many nutritional benefits because they are high in dietary fiber, including lowering cholesterol, stabilizing blood sugar and have cancer-fighting power as well. Oats […]

The Impact of Hypothyroidism on the Menstrual Cycle

The thyroid is a gland in our body that is essential to maintaining the balance of a number of key hormones that regulate and govern our biological processes. Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland’s activity is abnormally low. If the right balance of hormones is not present, it can have serious health ramifications. […]

Soda’s Detrimental Effects On Your Skin & Body

Many of us worry, even obsess, about our skin because it’s the first thing people see when they look at us. There are a host of both products and treatments, including medical procedures, that can alleviate or at least reduce the problems that can leave our skin looking less than its best. But sometimes there […]

Why and How to Use CBD Oil for Your Dog

Just like people, dogs deal with many physical and mental issues that can sometimes be helped through medication or lifestyle changes. Rather than turning to harsh prescription medication, some pet owners are looking for a natural, safe way to manage their dogs’ challenges.

Clocking Eight Hours? This Is How Much Sleep You Really Need

Most of us don’t get enough sleep. In fact, few people think they are able to sleep sufficiently. Most of us have been told eight hours of sleep is enough and what everyone should be getting. Despite this common knowledge, many of us struggle to get that amount. But is even eight enough? New research […]

What We’ll Learn About the Brain in the Next Century | Sam Rodriques

The basis for this whole talk was how neuroscience needs to be discovering how neurons react to stimuli and activities not on mice studies. The money spent on these studies of mice and other animals is a poor substitute for using the actual human brain in these endeavors. The author goes thru a number of […]

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Prostate Cancer Survival Odds Worse for Smokers

New research into prostate cancer is showing that smoking can worsen the long term prognosis of those patients. Even though smoking has long been linked with lung cancer, the new data shows it can affect cancers in other areas of the body as well. The study focused on previous research into nearly twenty-three thousand male […]