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Common eye conditions

When it comes to signs of eye disease, people are blind to the facts. A recent survey showed that while nearly half (47%) of Americans worry more about going blind than losing their memory or their ability to walk or hear, almost 30% of those surveyed admitted to not getting their eyes checked.The following are […]

Worst foods in your fridge

Most of us know a dietary disaster when we see it on the menu: a double bacon cheeseburger or a slice of cheesecake. But we often don’t realize there are a host of unhealthy foods we eat everyday, right in our refrigerators. These foods can add extra calories, fat, sugar, and salt to your diet […]

Truth about your sugar addition

Sugar Detox: Hype or Hope? A trendy sugar detox diet promises to end your craving for sweets and help you lose weight. But does it work? Here’s the truth about sugar cravings and how to tame your sweet tooth. Can You Really Be Hooked on Sugar? Some people use sugary foods in ways that aren’t […]

11 health benefits of eating paw-paw seed

Liver Disease – Papaya Seeds contain vital nutrients that help heal cirrhosis of the liver. Take 5 or 6 dried Papaya Seeds and grind them up or crush them and take them with food or juice, especially lime juice, do this every day for 30 days. And some people have amazing results healing liver cirrhosis […]

10 ways to deal with Menopause symptoms

Hot Flash Cooldown Keep a diary to track what sets off your hot flashes. Caffeine? Alcohol? A hot room? Stress? All are common causes. When a flash starts, take slow, deep breaths, in your nose and out your mouth. For tough cases, talk to your doctor. Freeze Out Night Sweats At night, hot flashes can […]

Have bad breath? Get rid of it!

Follow this three-step strategy for a fresher mouth Bad breath stinks, but what can you actually do about it? Chew some gum? Suck on a mint? These strategies offer some benefit, but they’re short lasting. And brushing your teeth? Very important, but not that effective as a treatment by itself, according to a scientific review […]

As fitness levels rise, diabetes risk drops

A higher level of heart-lung fitness may reduce your risk for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, new research finds. The study provides evidence to support the widely held belief “that fitness is beneficial in reducing the risk for prediabetes/diabetes,” said Dr. Lisa Chow, from the University of Minnesota, and colleagues. The study included more than […]

Warning signs of an overactive bladder

Experts estimate that about half of all women have dealt with embarrassing bladder problems at least one time in their life. And men aren’t excluded from the problem, either. Not being able to “hold it” and experiencing sudden urine leaks is all too common. But when does an occasional issue become a big enough reason […]

Widely used heart drug tied to dementia risk

By Amy Norton People with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation may have a heightened risk of developing dementia — and the quality of their drug treatment may play a role, a new study hints. Specifically, researchers found, patients on the clot-preventing drug warfarin showed a higher dementia risk if their blood levels of the […]

Cost of insulin rises threefold in just a decade-Study

Americans with diabetes who rely on insulin to keep their blood sugar levels in check are facing sticker shock: a new study finds the price of insulin has tripled in only 10 years. Moreover, since 2010, per-person spending on insulin in the United States was more than spending on all other diabetes drugs, the study […]

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