Many posture problems exist that people pick up over the years and may not even realize they have. These could lead to pain, especially back pain, and as far as height is concerned, can make us not only physically shorter, but appear shorter as well. Some of the most common posture problems are looked at below.
1. Walking posture - This is an easy one to get into bad habits with, probably the one which is the hardest to break, and also the one which … full story
How was your sleep last night? I have heard that sleep number bed gives more comfort than the usual bed we use at home thus, producing a good night sleep. Good night sleep is as important as good nutrition and exercise to attain wellness. Sleep helps our body establish regular bio-rhythms that could lessen cancer risk and normalizes hormone metabolism.
Did you know that by the time we are on our deep sleep all the things we learned during the day … full story
For people with gout the uric acid level in the blood is so high that uric acid crystals form and put in joints and other tissues. This causes the joint lining to become inflamed, resultant in sudden and severe attacks of pain, softness, redness and warmth. Either way, gout treatments may include medication to lower the uric acid level or a special gout diet to decrease the amount of purine ingested.
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What Is Indigestion?
Indigestion usually happens when people eat too much, too fast, or foods that don't "agree" with them. It's fair to say that big cheesesteak sandwich didn't agree with Brandon!
Brandon had a little heartburn with his indigestion. It doesn't mean there was anything wrong with his heart. Heartburn is a burning feeling that travels from a person's chest up to the neck and throat. It's caused by stomach acid, which isn't a problem … full story
Around 2,000 new mesothelioma cases are diagnosed in the US on a yearly basis. Once the patient of mesothelioma is diagnosed, a health care provider will discuss prognosis and will give a result of the impact of cancer on your body. To get rid of poor prognosis, early detection is an absolute must. Recent study has come to the conclusion that mesothelioma symptoms may not make its presence felt until 15 to 30 years after asbestos exposure.
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Hair loss is a genetic/hormonal process that can affect both men and women. Hormones that bind to hair follicles can cause an imbalance in the biological processes that cause hair growth. Eventually, excess hormones on the follicle cause hair to stop growing and the follicle dies.
Shampoo, wigs, creams, pills, powders, and just about anything else you can imagine has been marketed as a hair loss product. Hair loss products, if they are at all serious, … full story
A study conducted by SGH shows that 80% of Singaporeans will suffer from back pain at least once in their life. The scary fact is that once you suffer from back pain, you are more at risk of getting back pain again and again. If left unchecked, it could cost businesses more, in the form of absenteeism, increase health care costs and falling productivity and staff morale.
There are several causes of back pain, but our lifestyle is an important factor. … full story
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that causes the body's own immune system attacking the tissue lining of the joints. This can lead to inflammation of the joints, which affects the surrounding muscles. As the result of inflammation, which causes pain, swelling, stiffness and loss of function in various joints of the body?
In rheumatoid arthritis, treatment, doctors generally prefer to use drugs. However, you have to face the potential side … full story
Can chocolate really lower your blood pressure? Based on a recent Spanish university study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the answer may well be yes. Researchers studied the effects of cocoa powder on hypertension in rats, which are considered to be a reliable animal model for human hypertension. The cocoa powder used was a commercially available brand rich in flavonoids, dietary phytochemicals believed to have healthful … full story
It has long been accepted that children with a happy childhood grow up to be happier adults, but now a new study has revealed that specific characteristics evident in childhood are likely to cause positive or negative emotions and influence biological and behavioral responses tostress . In turn, this may determine whether kids grow up to be healthy adults or not. The study, which looked at 569 individuals, age 7 to mid-30s, to see if certain personality … full story
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