Ginger can help ease muscle pain caused by exercise.
Taking a small amount of the tuber daily reduces the strain on muscles after a workout, says a new study.
Ginger has long been used as a remedy for nausea, but recent research has suggested it has other powerful properties.
One lab study showed powdered ginger could kill ovarian cancer cells, reports the Daily Mail.
In the latest experiments, American scientists gave participants two grams … full story
Watermelon, apart from being rich in nutrients, has been found to lower pre-hypertension, a precursor to cardio diseases.
Assistant professor Arturo Figueroa and Professor Bahram H. Arjmandi of the Florida State University conducted the study on the health benefits of watermelon.
They found that extracts of watermelon, given daily for six weeks, lowered blood pressure in a group of pre-hypertensive men and women aged between 51 and 57 years, reports … full story
Over-the-counter cough and cold remedies could make you drowsy, similar to being drunk, and unsafe on the roads, warn doctors.
Over-the-counter medication, as well as prescription drugs, can lead to drowsiness which is similar to being drunk, says a medical expert.
Warnings on packets of cough and cold medicines are often hard to find, say experts, with some calling for a traffic light scheme to alert users to potential driving hazards.
These … full story
Scientists claim that a natural sweetener like honey is a great way to deal with the toxic effects of a hangover.
The Royal Society of Chemistry claims that the fructose in the honey – which is also found in golden syrup – is essential to help the body break down alcohol into harmless by-products.
The reason why hangovers are painful is that alcohol is first broken down into acetaldehyde, a substance which is toxic for the body, says John Emsley … full story
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
Children often complain of stomachaches. It is a common ailment and one that children may experience after eating too much or when feeling nervous about an upcoming event. But a stomachache can signal a more serious illness.
My nine-year-old son didnt like to go to school nor did he like to sit down and eat a home cooked meal. He preferred cookies and chocolate milk rather than eating his vegetables. He always used a stomachache or headache as a … full story
There are so many fad diets out there these days that attract people with there fast weight loss and celebrity lifestyle image. The fact is that nearly all of these diets only really offer short-term weight loss solutions and can be extremely unhealthy. Iv'e put together a list of 5 popular fad diets - along with reasons NOT to try them!
Claims to lose a stone in 10 days, defeat cellulite, give glowing skin and no more bloating. This … full story
Chest pain is the most common heart attack sign but it is important to understand that there are different kinds of chest pain. Many people with coronary artery disease suffer from angina pectoris which is chest pain or discomfort when the heart is not receiving enough blood. It normally occurs when the heart is working harder, such as during exercise or physical activity, but goes away when the activity is stopped.
The chest pain associated with … full story
About 43% of women experience some form of sexual dysfunction. Sexual dysfunction in women is described by a lack of desire, stimulation, or orgasm. Lack of desire is considered to be the most frequent illness among women. Approximately 20% of these women report having troubles with lubrication, which can be helped by Viagra Feminine a drug that may amplify blood flow to the genitals.
Some common factors that reduce women’s sexual health include: … full story
Polio, also called poliomyelitis is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by one of three related viruses. Polio is a very serious disease, which can lead to paralysis or even death. Once a person is exposed to polio, it usually takes about three to five days for symptoms to appear.
In about 95 percent of polio cases, infection from the polio virus causes no symptoms or serious effects. In about 5 percent of cases, the polio virus manifests … full story
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