Iodine deficiency can lead to a variety of health conditions; if encountered during pregnancy, it can even result in stillbirths and abortions. It is an easily preventable issue, and used to be a global health problem in the early 2000’s. With the introduction of iodized salts, there was a significant decline in the number of […]
What’s the condition that affects more than four percent of the American population and was also among the first recognized clinical entities in the history of medicine? Gout. It is a form of arthritis – an extremely painful, inflammatory condition that affects joints. Resulting from hyperuricemia – high levels of uric acid in the blood […]
Every one in four women complaints of menstrual cramps, lower back pain, mood swings, and bloating on every 28th day of her womanhood. Each month, while being curled up in our beds, we as women are faced with the same question: what do I do about these menstrual cramps (period pain)? Menstrual cramps, also known […]
With the advent of vaccines and improvement in healthcare, epidemics of acute, highly-infective childhood diseases have become significantly declined in most parts of the world; all thanks to effective vaccines. In spite of that, childhood illnesses may still come in the form of common flu and cold. They also exist in the form of mysterious […]
Consuming right food is way more effective than the cosmetics you buy every month. These beauty-boosting foods that can do wonders for your skin.
Eye strain is a common condition and more people have it today than ever before. Why? Because we spend more time on electronically-lit devices and give less rest to our eyes. This article presents the causes and symptoms of eye strain along with information on how to prevent and treat it.
A growing body of research shows the benefits of mindful eating. Mindful individuals have a body weight close to recommended, fewer symptoms of eating disorders, and a greater sense of well-being. Read on to find out about the benefits of mindful eating and tips to practice it.
Where short-term stress can help you cope with different life situations, long-term stress can have potential health consequences. Find out about the negative health consequences of stress and learn the simple stress management tips that will enable you to lead a better life.