More than 410,000 Americans died from high blood pressure complications in 2014, attributing to more than 1,100 deaths per day.
High blood pressure can also lead to a condition called hypertension headache. Often occurring in episodes, headaches due to high… Read More
It is none too common these days to hear of a woman who has decided to undergo single or double mastectomy surgery as part of a cancer treatment plan or as a preventive measure. Some women even choose to have… Read More
A new study has found increased cannabis use in teens who suffered from chronic or high-grade depression previously.
The study and awareness of mental health issues has risen exponentially over the last two decades, especially in children and young adults.… Read More
An enlarged bladder is a medical condition where the sac involved in holding urine becomes larger than normal. It is referred to in the medical community as bladder hypertrophy. The condition is characterized by thicker bladder walls that become larger… Read More
With the obesity epidemic reaching new heights in America, people are looking for any way possible to cut their calories. Since weight gain has an association with increased consumption of sugary beverages like soda, some people choose to replace it… Read More
One of the most common menopausal symptoms are hot flashes—warm flushing feelings in the face and upper body that may result in sweating and chills. For as long as women have been trying to cope with this uncomfortable time in… Read More
Taking the stairs is often seen as a chore, as it requires expending energy that could be saved by taking the elevator. While it may seem like a more heath conscious alternative, taking the stairs can be too difficult for… Read More
A new study from the University of Bonn in Germany has found evidence that sweeteners made from stevia leaf extract are not altered during the extraction and purification process.
Stevia sweeteners are made from glycoside extracts taken from the stevia… Read More
High homocysteine levels are associated with increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. Homocysteine is an amino acid and is a breakdown product of protein metabolism. It is thought that having excessive levels of this amino acid contribute to the… Read More
We go through each day of our lives eating, sleeping, and hopefully performing some form of exercise. This is thanks to all the many modern conveniences and privileges that we take for granted: running water, a safe place to live,… Read More