PREVENTION is always better than cure. If the cholesterol level is not well-controlled, it may lead to cardiovascular disease later. Excessive cholesterol in the blood will increase the risk of atherosclerosis and eventually lead to heart attack or stroke.
Fish oil is the richest source of Omega-3 fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Clinical studies have shown that regular intake of fish oil can reduce … full story
There are several factors can lead to depression after heart attack. The stress of being in the hospital, the fear of another heart attack, time away from work can all contribute to feeling depressed, helpless, down and despondent.
Do many people suffer depression after heart attack?
Not surprisingly, the answer to this question is yes. Recent studies show that as many as 65% of people who have a heart attack report feeling depressed, down and … 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
Menopause is not a disease that needs to be cured, but a natural life-stage transition. Menopause is an irreversible process and inseparable of the aging in a woman's reproductive system, after which she can no longer menstruate. Menopause is defined as the cessation of menstruation as a result of the normal decline in ovarian function. Technically, you enter menopause following 12 consecutive months without a period. Menopause has become increasingly … full story
Considering the Bulging Waist Lines of 66% of The Population it is obvious that sticking to a healthy eating plan is a challenge for many people . If your are having problems sticking with that resolution that you set in January, here are some simple tips to help you start to create new and healthy eating patterns
Calories count. It's not low fat vs. low carb. You can eat fewer calories by eating less food (which is why you can lose weight on any … full story
Were experiencing a heat wave, and its not just in Cleveland. Nearly every person Ive spoken to from California to Massachusetts has told me how unusually hot these past few weeks have been. Seniors, the elderly and small children are susceptible to overheating and this can cause some serious health problems.
Those with a history of stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure, kidney disease and respiratory disease need to take special care. However, … full story
It is New Year’s Eve. You have one drink, then another, then a third. You used to be able to chug down 6 drinks without consequences. But lately, you’ve noticed that things are a bit different. Before dinner is over, you are wobbly; your speech slurs. Before the night is over, you are spread out on the floor.
You’ve only had 3 drinks. What happened?
Research shows alcohol has a much stronger effect in the senior population than in younger people. … full story
Man has always strived for maximum strength and physical perfection since time immemorial. A man with good physique and graceful body has always been looked upon with admiration everywhere. Men like Apollo, Hercules, Samson, Rustam and Sohrab will always be remembered with respect till their successes dazzle the world with more beautiful and proportionate bodies. A nation’s health is the nation's wealth. This is an old saying and every … full story
We’ve all heard before that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and yet most of us still barely are able to scarf down a few hundred calories of empty carbs in the morning, citing excuses like time and I’m not hungry in the morning. Studies have shown that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as regular breakfast eaters are less likely to be overweight than those who skip breakfast and those who lose weight successfully … full story
Once in a while there will be a food that will pop up on this blog that’s good for everyone including us who are on the journey towards muscle mass and fat loss. And here’s the one that has done just that today: olive oil. The famous oil of the Mediterranean and heart healthy diets, olive oil can actually help us to build muscle, believe it or not. The monounsaturated fat or MUFA in olive oil may act as an anti-catabolic nutrient, which means … full story
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