Acid reflux is a condition wherein the excessive acid produced in the stomach oozes out and goes up the food pipe, damaging its tissues. There has been a surge in the number of people suffering from acid reflux due to the changes in their eating habits. Such people are advised to refrain from consuming foods and beverages that increase the acidic content in our body.
Between 1980 and 2014, the number of people with diabetes increased from 108 million to 422 million. This infographic from Study Medicine Europe takes you through the reasons behind these incredible numbers and looks at what we can do to reduce the number of deaths related to diabetes. In 2015, around 1.6 million deaths were caused by diabetes and this figure is expected to double by 2030. Interestingly about 90%-95% of people with diabetes have type 2, and this can be prevented or delayed by lifestyle changes. There is then another issue with prediabetes, and as many as 1 in » » » [Read more]
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]
Generally, Adderall causes weight loss. Here, we review weight loss side effects when taking amphetamines, as well as dosing effects and potential for abuse and addiction. We invite your questions about Adderall side effects at the end.
How much and what kind of exercise you can or should do will tend to have more to do with your overall condition than you weight. Of course most overweight people are not in very good condition. The big mistake I often made when I was fat was getting some injection of extra motivation then going after a bunch more exercise than I had been doing. Maybe that sounds good but it tends to backfire. After I wound up tired and sore or maybe even caught a cold well, guess how much I exercised after that? The older you get » » » [Read more]
Losing weight is one of the toughest things most people ever have to attempt in their lives. It is very difficult to start a weight loss plan and stick to it. Many people will start a weight loss plan and then quickly lose interest. If you would like know how to lose weight and stay motivated to keep those pounds off, hopefully the following guidelines will help you accomplish your goal.
A thyroid tumor can be classified whether it is benign or malignant. Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine cancer. The management of these cancers involves surgery to remove the tumor with or without radioactive iodine to ablate remaining cancerous cells followed by medical therapy that usually consists of thyroid hormone replacement. Types of Thyroid Cancer 95% of thyroid cancers belong to the well-differentiated type, the rest are medullary and anaplastic cancers. Well differentiated thyroid cancers can be further subdivided into Papillary thyroid cancer and Follicular thyroid cancer. The most common type of thyroid cancer is Papillary Thyroid Cancer. Papillary » » » [Read more]
Obesity is a multifactorial problem. It does not only result from overeating and sedentary lifestyles but as well as cultural attitudes, genetic predisposition and lack of proper knowledge on nutrition. With the rising economy and advancing technology, people tend to depend on fast food and ready-to-eat pre-packed easy-to-prepare frozen food to beat their hunger and allot more time for other activities like surfing the internet, working on the computer, or simply watching TV after work. Combined with the advancement in technologies which gives us the accessibility of cars for transportation to go to places, even just the near ones like » » » [Read more]
If you’re trying to lose weight, chances are you’ve already tried countless ways with no luck. It’s no coincidence more and more people are becoming overweight with today’s living standards. Most food is either processed or pumped full of nasty chemicals. What’s even worse is the chains of fast foods are almost on every corner in every major city. So how does one overcome this obstacles? We will take a look at three major factors to consider to improve your chances of losing weight. Diet, exercising and a diet supplement is the key. Before you begin your journey of losing » » » [Read more]