Lifestyle

9 Reasons Why You Feel Lightheaded—And When To Be Concerned

November 12 2018

Here’s what your lightheadedness could say about your health. Ever fainted? It’s terrifying, but 90% of people who have passed out are absolutely fine, says epidemiologist  Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy. As for the other 10%, an underlying health condition, like an abnormal heart rhythm, is to blame, and that could mean potentially serious health concerns down the road....


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Signs You May be Suffering From Leaky Gut

November 5 2018

Your intestinal wall is permeable to certain very small molecules, allowing it to absorb nutrients found in the foods you eat. However, there are cases wherein those tiny holes in the intestinal wall break apart, allowing larger molecules such as toxins and waste products to seep out and mix with your blood. This is what’s...


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7 Incredible Health Benefits of Walking 30 Minutes A Day

November 1 2018

You’ll be amazed at the benefits from this quick and easy routine. Taking a 30-minute walk a day is kind of like that proverbial apple: There’s a good chance it’ll keep the doctor away. From helping you lose weight and de-stress to lowering your blood pressure and reducing your risk of many chronic diseases-going for...


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5 Causes of Lung Cancer That Have Nothing to Do With Smoking

October 25 2018

  When someone who has smoked cigarettes their entire life winds up with lung cancer, it’s sad-but not exactly surprising. The harmful effects of smoking are well researched and documented, and cigarette smoking is by far the number one risk factor for the disease, accounting for 80 to 90 percent of lung cancers. What’s more,...


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5 Simple Things To Keep Type 2 Diabetes In Check

October 19 2018

Type 2 diabetes is it produces no symptoms during its early stages. Even if there are a few symptoms present, they are so vague that they can be easily associated with other maladies. The problem is this: type 2 diabetes becomes harder to manage the longer it is left undiagnosed. Commonly occurs in people over...


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8 Signs of Folate Deficiency You Might Be Ignoring

October 18 2018

Plus, how to add more of the B vitamin to your diet. There’s a reason pregnant women are always told to load up on folate: getting enough of the vitamin helps prevent neural tube, brain, or spinal cord defects in babies. But folate isn’t just important for those who have a little one on the...


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What Are Asthma Triggers?

October 17 2018

A trigger is something that sets off or starts asthma symptoms. Everyone’s asthma is different, and everyone has different triggers. For most people with asthma, triggers are only a problem when their asthma is not well-controlled with medicine. There are lots of different triggers, and they might be something that you: catch (cold or flu);...


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Common Reasons Why Your Heart Is Racing

October 16 2018

Your heart beats 60 to 100 times a minute. Anything faster than that is called tachycardia, which is a swanky medical term for a racing heart. This article will tell you some of the most common reasons why your heart is beating really fast. A heart attack — this is something that comes to mind...


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9 Surprising Reasons You’re So Gassy

October 15 2018

If much to your own chagrin, you’ve ever accidentally let one (OK, several) rip in public, you’re not alone. Battling a discretionary war on burps and farts can be trying-and that’s true for all of us. Despite our avid denials, each of us passes upwards of about one litre of gas, 14 times a day...


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Signs That Your Heart Isn’t Working Properly

October 12 2018

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the world. It is a very sneaky illness that can arrive suddenly. It comes without any warnings. This is why heart attacks come as a huge surprise to people, even individuals that appear to be at the peak of their health and age. Though,...


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