You may think that blowing off a doctor’s appointment or two is no big deal, but think again. Along with aging comes a variety of health concerns that you may be trying to avoid; however, avoiding your doctor can lead to serious problems that could land you in the emergency room. Below are three reasons that you shouldn’t skip the next doctor’s appointment that you’re dreading. Going just might save your life.
By the age of 50, approximately half of adults have experienced the itching, bleeding and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids; so why are we all so embarrassed to talk about this common ailment? The reality is, if you’re suffering with hemorrhoids you likely have a friend or family member that has suffered with them at one point in their life too. So, instead of being embarrassed about this painful condition talk about it. Your friends and family members may have a …Read more
Most people are well aware that soda is unhealthy, that it’s loaded with sugar, and that it can lead to weight gain, however a surprising amount of people continue to drink it anyways. In fact, half of all Americans consume soda on a daily basis, and 5 percent of Americans over the age of 2, consume a whopping 4 or more cans of soda daily!
If you are amongst the …Read more
Most of us think that as long as we minimize drinking alcohol and refrain from smoking, our chances of developing major diseases and requiring emergency medical attention is smaller. Coupling this scheme with eating sufficient amounts of fruits and vegetables and engaging in regular exercise may also enhance good health. However, a recent report published in the journal Nutrients showed that a number of common food items may increase the risk of disease and may actually be deadly foods.