National Health Education Week: Preventing disease with knowledge

By: Bel Marra Health | General Health | Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:30 AM

National Health Education WeekThe third week of October has been hailed as National Health Education Week. It is a time that brings attention to public health issues and promotes consumer understanding of the role of health education and health promotion in society. Nearly 75 percent of all deaths in the United States can be attributed to just 10 causes, the top three of which are heart disease, cancer, and chronic lower respiratory disease.

We at Bel Marra feel we have to do our part, so we have taken the time to provide our readers with easy to read and informative articles for their reading pleasure.

Respiratory information and natural resources

The lungs are one of the most important sets of organs in the human body. They are responsible for oxygenating our blood to ensure that we stay healthy and alive. However, chronic respiratory conditions are some of the most common diseases affecting us today, impacting millions of people around the world. Whether we smoke or are exposed to hazardous work conditions, our lungs should be protected.

Here you will learn about the latest respiratory health news and how you can keep your lungs safe. Continue reading…

Cholesterol information and natural resources

There is good and bad cholesterol, with normal levels being an essential substance for the human body. Having abnormal levels of cholesterol can lead to several negative side effects and possibly even be life-threatening.

Learn more about what cholesterol is and what you can do to keep yourself healthy. Continue reading…

Colon and digestive

Our digestive health is an extremely important factor in regards to our quality of life. Having the feeling of rushing to the bathroom, as seen with diarrhea, or not having to go for extended periods of time, as seen during periods of constipation, can cause us to become disgruntled and irritated.

Learn about how to get rid of the most common causes of gastrointestinal upset and feel like yourself again. Continue reading…

Bone health information and natural resources

As we get older, our bones tend to age with us, not being as strong as they once were. This can lead to several complications regarding bone health and injury.

To help keep your bones strong and healthy during our later years, learning about what you can do can make all the difference. Continue reading…

Blood pressure: Health news, advice, and natural remedies

Blood pressure is required by the body to help keep blood circulating throughout the body. However, there are several conditions that may encumber this process.

Learn about signs and symptoms of various blood pressure states to look out for as it may help save your life. Continue reading…


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