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How a good night’s sleep helps fight inflammation

How a good night’s sleep helps fight inflammation

Lack of sleep can lead to different health issues like inflammation in the body, especially cardiovascular disease. A new study has found that adequate sleep keeps inflammatory cell levels low. Adults are recommended to have at least seven hours of sleep a night to get all its benefits. It’s pretty well known that getting a good...

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Yo-yo dieting has bad effects on women’s heart health

Yo-yo dieting has bad effects on women’s heart health

A study conducted by a university in New York revealed the negative effects of yo-yo dieting on the heart of women with seven cardiovascular risk factors. Findings indicated that among the female study participants who had yo-yo dieting episodes, they have lower chances of having a healthy BMI and would likely fall under the ‘poor’...

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7 Ways to Reduce Belly Fat According to a Beachbody Dietitian

7 Ways to Reduce Belly Fat According to a Beachbody Dietitian

Ilana Muhlstein, nutrition program creator of Beachbody offers seven suggestions to people who are desperate to lose belly fat. Her advice includes loading on a lot of water-based foods rich in potassium and fiber to reduce bloating and keep one full for a longer time. Doing other things to cope with stress is suggested, and...

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Kidney stones: Signs and what you can do to prevent them

Kidney stones: Signs and what you can do to prevent them

Kidney stones may be becoming more common according to a study published by Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Kidney stones can cause pain in different parts of the body, and passing them can be painful as well. To reduce the risk of developing kidney stones, some adjustments can be made to your diet. Passing kidney stones is...

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These three warning signs of high blood pressure could lead to ‘sudden death’

These three warning signs of high blood pressure could lead to ‘sudden death’

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, puts a lot of stress on your blood vessels and vital internal organs. The symptoms include headaches, breathing difficulty, a pounding in the chest, and blood in urine. But hypertension could lead to “sudden death” if you have any of these warning signs — regular severe nosebleeds, slurring...

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Taking hormone therapy pills long-term may increase Alzheimer’s risk

Taking hormone therapy pills long-term may increase Alzheimer’s risk

A new study links a small increased risk in Alzheimer’s for postmenopausal women who have been taking oral hormone therapy long-term. Though previous studies have pointed to hormone therapy reduces the risk of vascular dementia, it doesn’t seem to provide this benefit against Alzheimer’s. The increased risk isn’t a cause for alarm and oral hormone...

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Little things that can badly affect our brains big time

Little things that can badly affect our brains big time

Not paying attention to our brain health can lead to both mental and physical problems like depression, anxiety, Alzheimer’s, and epilepsy. Though we can be mentally relaxed at times, our brains can still be suffering physical damage. Small lifestyle changes and choices can help keep our brains healthy. Taking care of our brains is important....

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February is Heart Health Month: Two major studies say fish oil drugs can protect your heart

February is Heart Health Month: Two major studies say fish oil drugs can protect your heart

Evidence from two studies indicated that medications with fish oil components can protect people from fatal heart diseases, strokes and heart attacks. One study called REDUCE-IT involved giving the purified fish oil drug Vascepa to people with heart disease while the other research called VITAL studied the effects of the drug Lovaza. Results have been...