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Exercise Helps Reduce Signs of Aging

Jul
15

Date: July 15th, 2015

Get Moving for Health

As we age our risks of developing heart disease, having a stroke, or developing diabetes go up. There are many prescription drugs on the market that are designed to help reduce our chances of developing conditions such as these because of age. According to research reports from Harvard University physical exercise is just as effective at preventing these common illnesses associated with aging as the high cost prescription drugs are.

Trans Fats May Decrease Memory in Men

Jul
14

Date: July 14th, 2015

Inflammation could be the cause of the reduction of memory

The idea for the study came to the researchers because of the study that was recently done showing that dark chocolate improved memory. Dark chocolate has anti-inflammatory properties so the researchers wondered if feeding the individuals foods that increased inflammation would decrease memory capabilities. Trans Fats are not to cause increase inflammation.

Tight Food Budgets Effect Blood Sugar Levels

Jul
12

Date: July 12th, 2015

Food Insecurities and Obesity

Many people who are food insecure battle with obesity issues. This is likely due to the fact that highly processed foods, and high fat foods are cheaper than fresh fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins. People tend to eat the foods they can afford to buy. So people who live on lower incomes buy more fattening foods and eat more of these foods than people who have larger amounts of money available to spend on food.

What do I need to know about Lyme disease?

Jul
11

Date: July 11th, 2015

When Lyme disease is most prevalent

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta Georgia June, July and August are the months that you are most likely to contract Lyme disease in. During these months, more people are actively exposed to ticks because more people are outside doing activities.

Heartburn Drugs may Increase your Risk of Heart Attack

Jul
10

Date: July 10th, 2015

Main Heart Health Risks Associated with Proton Pump Inhibitors

People who have established cardiovascular conditions, and people who are taking the blood thinner Plavix or Clopidogrel that is used to help prevent heart attacks and strokes are at a much higher risk of having a heart attack if they take Proton Pump Inhibitors.

What you need to know about MERS?

Jul
09

Date: July 9th, 2015

What is MERS?

Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome. What are the Symptoms of MERS?

Health Hazards your Pets have in the summer

Jul
08

Date: July 8th, 2015

As it gets warmer outside, we start to enjoy more outdoor activities, and our indoor pets are also allowed more outdoor playtime. While our pets are outside, there are several things that can put them in danger.

Tips for Runner’s Knee Prevention

Jul
07

Date: July 7th, 2015

 

You may be one of the people who live by the saying “if you see me running it will be because something is chasing me.” Running is actually a very beneficial activity that can help reduce your risks of developing type II diabetes, heart diseases, obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and even some forms of cancer.

Vitamin D’s Reduction of Menopause Symptoms

Jul
06

Date: July 6th, 2015

The Study on Menopause Symptoms

The study included participation by more than thirty four thousand women living in the United States, who were between the ages of fifty and seventy nine years of age. The researchers followed the women for six years and kept records on the most frequently reported menopause symptoms they experienced, and the severity of those symptoms.

Reduce Heart Disease by eating Plant Based Diet

Jul
05

Date: July 5th, 2015

Reduction of Preventable Deaths

The three leading causes of death that can be associated directly with your diet are caused by heart disease, stroke, and some cancers. These three health conditions have been associated with the high consumption of red meat, and processed foods.