June is National Kidney Month. Sharing with you AVEGA’s June 2019 Medical Bulletin. Stay well, readers!
This article discusses common conditions of health and related factors that can increase the risk of low testosterone.
Metabolism is used to describe all the chemical reactions that happen in your body. These reactions help keep your body active, functioning and alive. However, metabolism is frequently used interchangeably with metabolic rate. The higher the rate, the more calories you will burn. Here are five ways to boost your metabolism, helping you burn more calories.
The problem with digital screens is that they emit blue light. Blue light can cause eye strain (prevalent in 91% of adults between the ages of 18-39), damage the retina, and lead to long-term vision problems like cataracts and macular degeneration. Screen time also causes difficulties with sleeping since blue light mimics daylight, which then reduces the amount of melatonin we release. More than 80% of adults use digital screens in the hour before they go to bed, which is problematic. Increased screen time is also linked to some other health conditions, from obesity to diabetes. A study of 50,000 » » » [Read more]
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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). People 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]