The causes of prostate cancer are hard to pinpoint but certain factors do increase your risk. Age, family medical history, and race are the leading factors. Other factors include weight and region. American males are most likely to become diagnosed than males in any other country. The statistics are staggering; One in six men will become diagnosed with prostate cancer and two men are diagnosed every five minutes. These are the facts every man should know about prostate cancer.
Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder that affects about 18 million Americans. It has been linked to higher risk of heart disease, depression, high blood pressure and sleep deprivation. The two new studies now link sleep apnea to the higher risk of dying from cancer.
Pregnancy is one of the greatest experiences that a woman can have. However, the period needs extra care regarding nutritious diet for the mother-to-be. It is important for the woman as well as the growing baby. With this post, we have come up with some foods that could help women experience their motherhood in its totality.
The 20th century was a time that brought great change in the world. Things were nothing then like what we take for granted today. During the American civil war more soldiers died from infection than died from bullets. Merely a small cut could cause an infection that would kill you.
This infographic explains the important details you should know about Lasik surgery. It includes the different types of Lasik surgeries, qualifications of a good candidate, and the actual step-by-step procedure.
According to recent data, 1 in 5 people in America suffer from asthma or allergy symptoms. This means millions of Americans depend on fresh, clean air to enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle. We’ve compiled recent statistics on allergies and asthma in the U.S. to show you just how many people are affected, how much it costs, and associated risk factors. Some of the facts in this infographic may surprise you. For instance, asthma adds an estimated $7.9 billion in costs to businesses and the healthcare system in America. Check out the infographic to learn more about common triggers, risk factors, and prevalence of asthma and allergies in the United States.
Weight loss is never easy be that achieved with diet and exercise or with the help of a weight loss surgery. There are more then 10 types of weight loss surgeries available today, but not everyone qualifies for the procedure. The Surgical Specialists of Louisiana have decided to come to the aid of people looking for bariatric options to loose weight, by releasing an infographic that presents the available weight loss surgery option and their prerequisites for patients. See which options are recommended for people with different weights? Based on BMI index, the conditions associated with obesity, check if gastric banding, the Rose procedure or gastric bypass is the recommended surgical weight loss option.