Feeling stressed? When left unmanaged, stress can lead to heart disease, insomnia, and premature aging. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States; nearly 70 million Americans currently suffer from hypertension, which is the leading risk for heart disease. Similarly, 70 million Americans suffer from insomnia, which can ultimately lead to a long list of health problems, including early signs of aging.
The modern age has brought …Read more
Studies continue to tout the many health benefits of teas. Research has found that some teas may help with cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Additionally, some teas may help to achieve weight loss and help to lower cholesterol. But as more and more people start to take up tea time, a recent article published in the The Atlantic raises a hand of caution, pointing out some possible safety concerns when it comes to tea, that most people don’t think about. …Read more
With the warm weather finally upon us, green thumbs nationwide are gratefully donning their gardening gloves to reclaim lawns from a long winter and over-grown weeds. Many are rushing to gardening centers and stocking up on sprays and mixes to kill weeds for good. But before you begin applying that first coat of herbicide to rid your lawn of weeds, it is imperative that you be informed of the real damage that you could be causing. For that spray that …Read more
Research shows that about 40 percent of Americans over the age of 65 take five or more medications a day. As we get older, it is expected that more health issues will arise, necessitating a higher need for medications. However, public health researchers at Brown’s University have discovered that 21 per cent of seniors are being told by their doctors to take medications that are known to be high-risk.
High-risk medications are drugs that have …Read more