Articles relating to 'GENERAL HEALTH'
The best thing you can have for breakfast

CHOLESTEROL, NUTRITIONHard-boiled, scrambled or over-easy, eggs are a great addition to your diet. Not only are they an excellent source of nutrition but you can prepare them to suit even the most finicky people. They’re so versatile!

Eggs, however, contain cholesterol. So you may have been told to eat them in strict moderation, because high cholesterol is such a … Read More

This important person can extend your life

HEALTH, LIVE LONGER, MARRIAGE, LIVE LONGER, LIVE LONGERAs a doctor, I am always giving health advice to my patients so they can not only live longer, but live better. It comes with the job, and a lifelong passion for natural medicine.

Sometimes, though, even I find it hard to practice what I preach, and this is where I give many thanks to my loving wife. … Read More

How this new skin patch detects illness before it hits you

cardiovascular, prevention, skinStrapping a fitness tracker around your wrist or waist may seem a little too high-tech for you. I can understand that. All these new gadgets that your kids and grandkids have such ease with can be a little overwhelming.

But just imagine one day sticking a device right to your skin – something that will give you a … Read More

Warning: Loss of smell considered a sign of mortality

death, smellHow keen is your sense of smell? Can you appreciate the uplifting scent of fresh-squeezed lemon juice, pine trees in the woods, or the warming comfort of gingerbread just out of the oven?

Well, take note of your nose power.

New research suggests that the inability of older adults to pinpoint smells could mean that mortality is just … Read More

Why getting a good cholesterol score can be bad for you

Cholesterol plays a significant role in your heart health. In fact, high blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease and stroke.

What’s frightening is high cholesterol can often come without any warning signs, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). That’s why it’s so important to know exactly what your cholesterol numbers and levels … Read More

Why the next few months are critical for your heart

blood pressure, heartI’ve started taking lukewarm showers in the morning, instead of my usual steamy 20 minutes of utter surrender and relaxation. You don’t need a lot of time, if you’re quick about it, to lather up and condition your hair.

A friend of mine says he never has a hot shower because it dries out his skin. And when … Read More

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