You can control your blood pressure if you make certain lifestyle changes. A diet rich in magnesium, potassium, and fiber helps a lot in hypertension…
Parasitic infections are more than just some wriggly stuff in your stomach. Having a parasite in your gut comes with a lot of implications…
A simple approach to protect the heart from diseases is to add heart-friendly foods to our diet and…Here’s a heart-healthy foods list:
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 2000s. With the introduction of iodized salts, there was a significant decline in the number of […]
[soc_panel color=”blue”]By: Unber Shafiq[/soc_panel] 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 […]
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 […]
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.
“Everybody wants to live forever, but nobody wants to grow old” (Jonathan Swift). This is the utmost truth! Everyone wants to defeat aging and be young and healthy forever, especially in today’s world when you see the beauty of celebrities with covetous eyes and think how these people never age. This obsession with a youthful appearance […]
You probably think of the fast acting diseases as the most deadliest ones. Surprisingly, many of such diseases don’t run in the top 10 lists. In fact, most of the deadly diseases are those that have slow progression and relatively high prevalence. World Health Organization (WHO) has provided a list of such diseases. Their list […]
Research suggests that vitamin D plays an important role in the overall health of an individual. By having adequate sun exposure, eating vitamin D rich foods, and taking prescribed supplements, we can optimize vitamin D levels and attain greater health benefits.
As humans, we are all faced with the same questions. How to have a better life? What is it that makes a person happy? What are those things that put you off the track of better living? How to make peace with situations? There is no right answer. What we find from the vast database […]
Do you know that nutritional deficiency is responsible for more than 6 percent of the global morbidity and mortality rates? We have 88 percent of the countries facing a serious burden of nutritional deficiencies. Moreover, around 2 billion people lack micronutrients like vitamin A and iron. Nutrient deficiencies contribute to the global disease and economic […]
The most deadly creature on earth is not a saltwater crocodile or a black mamba; it’s the mosquito. According to the World Health Organization, mosquito-borne diseases cause more than 1 million deaths per year. As small as it may seem, every 30 seconds a mosquito kills a child in some part of the world.
Are you worried about the pale complexion and shortness of breath while doing minor daily activities such as climbing stairs? A general feeling of tiredness and difficulty in performing daily activities can be linked to iron deficiency. It may come as a surprise, but iron deficiency is the most common nutritional disorder in today’s world. […]
Doctors, nutritionists, and fitness experts have introduced various diets over the years. Some of these are as old as 90 years. Each diet claims to have specific benefits; some lose weight while others prevent particular diseases. This article aims to bring seven popular diets and their benefits to your knowledge. Let’s jump into the details. 7 […]