Category Archives: Health

Which Health Problems Can Cause Blindness?

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Some people are born blind or partially-sighted, but often, loss of sight is linked to other health problems. Here are some health conditions which may result in partial or complete loss of sight: Cataracts Cataracts are one of the most common causes of lost sight. They form over the lens and cause the vision to become very cloudy and blurred. Cataracts can often be treated very effectively with surgery, but in severe cases, it may not be possible to save the sight. Cataracts tend to develop slowly and at first, the changes may be very gradual and hard to spot; » » » [Read more]

20 Tips to Combat Chronic Inflammation

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Inflammation is the immune system’s way of biologically responding to an injury or, in some case, an infection. In fact, it is the sign of a healthy immune system, but only initially. If your immune system goes into an overdrive, it could turn into a chronic inflammation. An inflammation can be acute or chronic. When acute inflammations go unresolved, they can enter a chronic phase. Chronic Inflammations are persistent and can be linked to serious conditions like cancer, heart disease and asthma. They can also lead to small ailments that can go unnoticed. Here is how you can treat those » » » [Read more]

What Are The Health Benefits of Massage?

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One of the best things about massage is that it offers a lot of great benefits. It can, for example, help relieve pain, increase muscle flexibility, improve circulation and even stimulate sexual performance. Although these benefits are not as effective as actual medical treatment, they are still quite helpful, which is why so many people turn to massage therapy whenever they are dissatisfied with conventional medical treatments. However, it’s also worth mentioning that there are different types of massages to choose from, and each of them offers something different and unique in terms of health benefits. Pregnancy massage is used » » » [Read more]

The Magic Number Of Calories to Lose Weight

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Now to begin with, the suggested daily quantity of calories for the most people is about 2000 – 2500 calories. The first thing that you need to do is to check how many calories a day you’re eating. To do this you have to start knowing the calories you are eating daily. Number 1 when you get started, don’t make any alterations in your diet but just keep track of how many calories you eat. After around a week, take the total number of calories from each day and average it out to learn your daily average. The easy way » » » [Read more]

The Pros and Cons of BOTOX

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Botox is a well-known cosmetic treatment performed to remove fine lines and wrinkles from the face. In this process, the protein is injected into the skin, which blocks the signals that are being transmitted from nerves to muscles. Besides its advantages, Botox has some disadvantages also which must be considered before taking any decision regarding the treatment. And these disadvantages are… 1. Painful treatment Botox is a painful process because it is based on the aching injections. These injections are injected into the skin by using fine needles. People who can’t bear too much pain or have a fear of » » » [Read more]

How to Combat the Symptoms of Low Testosterone

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Most symptoms of lower testosterone in men can be dealt with simply, but also naturally. The majority of symptoms stem from the same root problems physically, so the treatments have some common ways to deal with them. These dovetailing ways to combat symptoms of lower testosterone, don’t give anyone a reason to not monitor your symptoms seriously. Some symptoms should be watched carefully, so that other possible causes can be eliminated as the source. Loss of Body Hair When testosterone levels decline in males, a frequent symptom is a loss of body hair and overall hair growth. This is primarily » » » [Read more]

Shocking Facts & Statistics About the Cleanliness of Hospitals

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Healthy and fit body is significant for us to function properly. One factor of being healthy is having a clean environment. Indeed cleanliness is very essential. That is why it must be practiced at home, school, workplace and just about everywhere – both public and private establishments. One place that should practice utmost cleanliness is the hospital. Everyone who needs medical attention and healthcare go to the hospital. Patients are treated, given right kind of medications and proper care. But remember, recovery doesn’t always rely on medicines and drugs. Oftentimes, hospital environment plays a vital role in helping patients feel » » » [Read more]

Are You Overloading Your Feet?

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How Body Weight Can Affect Foot Pain Recent studies have shown that obesity leads to foot problems. As people get heavier and heavier they are ruining their feet. Studies prove that foot and ankle problems are linked to an individual’s weight and body mass index (BMI). Individuals who have higher BMI show a significant increase in foot and ankle problems. It is a fact that the weight does not even have to be significant to have an impact. One study found that a gain of only 10 pounds could trigger or exacerbate a foot problem. While problems vary from person » » » [Read more]