Articles relating to 'GENERAL HEALTH'
Natural remedies that will help you sleep better

natural-sleep-remediesTossing and turning through the night can leave you grumpy and on edge the next day. And bouts of insomnia, when you’re wide awake for hours at a time when your body by rights should be sleeping, can take their toll.

Lack of sleep has serious consequences – far more serious than low energy and being short-tempered. Chronic … Read More

One of the greatest health risks in America this year? Liver disease

liver-disease-health-risks-in-USWhen you think about liver disease, you likely think about too much alcohol and the gradual deterioration of the liver. Not pleasant!

But have you heard much about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease? Well, you should; it’ll be one of the greatest health risks in America this year, experts contend, because of the nation’s obesity epidemic.

Non-alcoholic … Read More

Why my parents want to grow old at home

technology_dementia_senior_healthI’m sure you can relate to this. My parents want to stay in the house they’ve lived in for over 40 years – the house where my sisters and I grew up – as long as they can. It’s their home, the center point of family memories, holiday dinners in the dining room, cribbage games on the back … Read More

Sleep problems? Why napping is good for your health

napping_sleep_better_memoryDoes a poor night’s sleep have you feeling sleepy by midday? Or yawning your way through the morning? Here’s a good excuse to take a nap.

New research has found that the negative health effects of a sleepless night may be remedied by just 40 winks.

In a study involving 11 male participants and published in the Journal Read More

4 top healing foods to boost your immune system

healing foodsIt takes more than an apple a day to keep your family doctor away. It takes more than washing your hands and using hand sanitizer, too.

As it turns out, it’s the addition of so-called “superfoods” – or healing foods – to your diet that will strengthen your immune system and help you to fight ailments like the flu.

Scientists … Read More

The new toxin lurking in your water bottle

BPS If you were concerned about bisphenol A (BPA) and started to pick up Tupperware and bottles that were labelled BPA-free, you still aren’t in the clear. That’s because recent animal studies have revealed that a replacement for BPA – called bisphenol S (BPS) – may also be hazardous to your health.

In 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration … Read More

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