Articles relating to 'preventative'

Emergency Symptoms – Don’t Ignore Them

toxinsFrom time to time people get sick. A little rest and relaxation usually gets them back on track; feeling better. When symptoms don’t seem to dissipate after a few days in bed, it just might be time to take a closer look at what the problem is. Physicians say in some cases common symptoms are ignored, but shouldn’t … Read More

Does Coffee Cause Damage to Your Eyes?

damageGlaucoma is an eye health disorder characterized by damage to the optic nerve and a gradual loss in eyesight. Glaucoma is the second greatest cause of blindness in America, and aging, nearsightedness, high blood pressure, diabetes, and an  injury to the eye can call increase your likelihood for developing it. According to a recent study conducted at the … Read More

Essential Oils for Your Aging Skin?

 damageIf you happen to glance and the mirror and see dull, aging skin you may want to consider using essential oils to help repair the damage that you see.  Even if you don’t see dull skin or wrinkles today, you may want to consider using essential oils as a preventative measure from damage that can be caused to … Read More

Understanding Free Radicals

free radicalsFree radicals are now considered the biggest accelerator of aging.   Although you are likely familiar with the term, if you really want to avoid falling victim to free radical damage, you need to know exactly where they come from, what they do to your body and how to neutralize them. Below is an in depth explanation of free … Read More

The Effect of Female Hormones on Dental Health

toothFemale hormones are generally associated with the reproduction and pregnancy.  Estrogen, for example, is the female reproductive hormone responsible for regulating the menstrual cycle.  A lower production of estrogen each month thus increases the likelihood of pregnancy in a woman.  On the other hand, progesterone is another hormone is that associated with pregnancy, allowing the uterus to build … Read More

How to Know if You Smell

immune systemWorrying that you have an unpleasant body odor can negatively affect your self esteem.   The last thing that you need to be worried about when you’re at work or out with friends is a nagging thought that you smell a little “funny”.  Learn about the ways to determine if you smell, as well as the causes, treatment and … Read More

The Top Places Germs Hide

damageIt’s no secret that germs are everywhere. Those microscopic organisms can be helpful, but then again they can cause serious illness in plants, animals and humans; they can even lead to death.  Microbiologists say it is wise for us to educate ourselves about where germs are concealed. Some of the top places they hide may surprise you, but … Read More

The Effect of Nicotine on Parkinson’s

 treatmentFor decades, society has looked at smoking as a harmful act that is strongly associated with the development of lung cancer. Smoking has also been linked to the increase in risk for cardiovascular diseases and thus, general health tips often discourage the use of cigarettes. The prime addictive chemical present in cigarettes is nicotine, which imparts a mild … Read More

Diseases That Aren’t Just for Older Folks…

preventativeSome painful afflictions that you associated with your parents or grandparents could strike you or your children much sooner than you thought possible.

Cancer

There are certain forms of cancer that young people are known to get such as lymphoma or leukemia, but both breast cancer and melanoma are forms of the disease that can strike the young. … Read More

The Worst Places for Women’s Health

damageThe well-being of American women continues to be a source of concern, especially following the release of recent data on the worst states for women’s health.

No one sets out to damage their own health; however, it seems that in many cases a lack of understanding or a lack of services puts women in certain states in a … Read More

Cell Phones – Do They Really Damage Your Health?

damageCell phones are drilled into our heads as a necessary part of everyday life. With all of the advertising campaigns and big box stores trying to entice your business, naturally telecommunications was a good place to start taking jabs when the time came. Most of those jabs came in the way of health concerns. There has been talk, … Read More

Leading the Fight – The Soda Ban

 preventativeAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more than one-third of American adults are obese. Obesity leads to a number of health related problems including heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Both health and government officials are always looking for preventative approaches; ways to curb obesity. One preventative measure is soda bans.

New York City … Read More

Why Seniors Are Safer Driving Than Doing This

EROver the next 20 years the number of elderly drivers on the road is expected to double in the United States. This may set off alarm bells for the average motorist since traditionally the elderly have been labeled as the most dangerous drivers. While research does show their declining physical and mental abilities turn them into conservative drivers, … Read More

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