Tag: Health A-Z
Sometimes it seems that no matter what you do to try and lose those extra pounds, the weight simply does not come off and the scales show no signs of moving! The fix could be easy and here we list 11 things which you might want to address to help you make progress on your […]
Studies suggest that around half of long-term smokers will die of the deadly addition. Quitting smoking, therefore, is one of the best things that any smoker can do in order to improve their health. Here are 9 great tips which will help you to quit smoking forever. Find your reason to give up the habit […]
If you are trying to lose weight it is important that you look at ways of improving your lifestyle instead of looking for a quick fix or a rapid weight loss diet. Making the right lifestyle changes won’t only help you lose weight, they will also help you to keep it off. In order to […]
Most people are well aware that it is essential to cover up with sun cream during the summer months. But, more often than not, some people neglect to take care of their eyes which are subject to their own obstacles. Here are 3 tips which you can use to ensure that your eyes are protected. […]
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Besides your post-workout meal, breakfast is probably the most important meal of your day and there are a number of foods that you can eat which will help to boost your testosterone levels. Five of these testosterone-boosting foods are listed here. TESTOSTERONE BOOSTER #1 : ORGANIC FREE RANGE EGGS Organic free range eggs contain vitamin […]
Levels of testosterone begin to slip naturally when an individual hits the ripe young age of 30. Testosterone, the hormone which helps males to maintain their virility and vitality, drops by about 1% per year after this age. When this happens, a person notices a noticeable loss of energy, decreased libido, irritation, anger, and difficulties […]
Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 3.5 million people in the UK and some 30 million people in the USA. It’s thought to cost around £20bn per year in the UK and almost $300bn in the USA in direct and indirect costs – an incredible amount of money when one considers that the condition is largely […]
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Researchers at the University of Salento in Italy have discovered a platinum-based drug that has shown to be more effective in reducing the growth of the most aggressive type of mesothelioma cancer cells, sarcomatoid malignant pleural mesothelioma, than cisplatin, the drug which is currently most widely used. The drug, Ptac2S was shown in the study […]
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Fruits, vegetables, and other edible plants such as onions, grapes, and certain types of cucumber have often been praised for the nutrients they contain which have been shown to prevent cancer from developing. And now researchers are looking at broccoli to find out if it can be effective in improving the benefits of cisplatin in […]
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The main symptoms of mesolthelioma are: feeling out of breath chest pain coughing The symptoms may take years to manifest themselves and the condition is usually very slow to appear. The speed at which it progresses will depend on the type of mesothelioma. Epithelioid mesothelioma is the slowest to progress and usually responds the best […]
Apple cider vinegar has been credited with curing a number of health ailments such as flu, and warts and, consequently, many health experts believe that it is an essential part of the armory when it comes to improving and maintaining health. Apple cider vinegar is a useful addition to salad dressings, marinades, and pickles, but […]
If you are trying to lose weight, it is essential that you try to rev up your metabolism. How fast your metabolism work depends on a number of factors such as gender, activity level, muscle / body fat percentage, and age. Men usually burn more calories than women, even while resting and for most people, […]
Generally a person will wake up in the morning and their blood sugar will be slightly elevated. This “dawn phenomenon” is the result of normal hormonal changes which cause the body to create insulin regardless of whether or not a person has diabetes. Whilst a person is asleep, the body produces growth hormones, cortisol, glucagon […]
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The human body uses three main sources of energy: carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. The ability to run, swim, ski, and generally survive results from the ability of the body to extract energy from food. Each of the different fuel sources – carbohydrates, protein, and fat – follow different metabolic pathways in the body but they […]
A person is considered to be obese when they weigh at least 20% more than what is considered to be the normal weight for their height. How obesity affects a persons health depends on a number of factors such as age, gender, the distribution of fat, and the amount of physical activity a person enjoys. […]
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Type 2 diabetes (diabetes mellitus type 2) is a metabolic disorder which is characterised by high blood sugar, resistance to insulin, and a relative lack of insulin. When an individual has this disease, the body is not efficient in converting the carbohydrates found in food to energy. The result is a build up of sugar […]
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