Did you know that heart disease, not breast cancer, is the number one cause of death in women in the U.S.? This is despite the fact that for long, a heart attack was thought to be a man’s disease. Chest pain is the most common symptom of a heart attack. However, scientists have discovered that […]

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When we eat food, the brain becomes the first organ to absorb nutrients from it. The food you feed your kid should be balanced, and healthy for both body and brain activities. Healthy food improves their memory, brain functioning, and concentration. You need to mold your kid’s brain while still young so as to nurture […]

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Traditional Chinese medicines (TCM) have been in use for over 2500 years to treat different ailments naturally. It includes practices such as acupuncture, dietary advice, herbal remedies, emotional support, exercises which include tai chi and qi gong, and treatment such as moxibustion and cupping. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, the TCM treatment’s […]

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Sleep is an integral part of humans as it helps to rejuvenate cells, enhance normal brain function, and refresh your body. While wearing socks to bed might not seem appealing or sexy to some people, experts say that it encourages better sleep. If you normally experience cold feet, you know how difficult it is to […]

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A series of illnesses including diabetes, HIV, cancer, autoimmune disorders, and shingles can cause nerve pain. Similarly, injured or people experiencing physical or psychological stress can experience nerve pain. At times this pain may get better on its own without any form of treatment, but most of the time the pain has a significant impact […]

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The menstrual cycle begins when the uterus wall thickens in preparation for a pregnancy. When the pregnancy doesn’t happen, the lining starts to break down and your body pushes it out, marking the start of your periods. Menstruation starts from the ages of 12 or 13 years, and comes every 21 to 35 days, lasting […]

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The increased use of electronic smoking or e-smoking is a dangerous trend with real health risks. E-smoking is now being promoted as a ‘safe’ alternative to conventional smoking. In fact, some institution like the Public Health England states that e-cigarettes are 95% safer than smoking. These cigarettes come in various forms which include JUULs, vape […]

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There’s no dispute as to what breast milk does to infants. It’s the first food babies test in their mouths when they are born and the only food supplying all their nutritional needs for the first months of their lives. Breast milk contains the perfect combination of vitamins, fat, proteins and minerals to aid in […]

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In our modern world, balancing work and family life leaves us little to no time to have a peaceful moment. Our minds are always flooded with pending work issues and things you’re yet to accomplish. These uncontrolled thoughts prevent a relaxed and calm mind. Happiness and peace are all around us. But, how can we […]

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Getting a dose of calcium doesn’t necessarily mean you have to take a glass of milk every morning. There are a whole lot of other healthy foods that contain way much more amounts of calcium than a glass of milk. Calcium is an essential mineral for healthy bones, strong teeth, proper heart functioning, muscle functioning, […]

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Eating healthy at the office might seem impossible in this era where putting in extra hours to beat that deadline or tight schedules are the norms. Spending more than eight hours sitting at the office while working on your computer takes a toll on your body and if not checked, it can lead to unhealthy […]

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is concerned about the growing misconceptions about vaccines. A growing number of parents refuse to take their children for vaccination claiming that it causes autism and other chronic conditions. Are vaccines safe? Too much information is making rounds and the anti-vaccine movement is circulating false information based on […]

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Close to 31.6 million Americans suffer from eczema, making it a very common skin condition. Eczema is characterized by an itchy non-contagious inflammation commonly in the elbows, knees or hands. The common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis which is also a chronic illness. Eczema symptoms include dryness, irritation, redness and patchy sores. Atopic dermatitis […]

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With pregnancy comes cravings and understanding the foods to avoid during this crucial period plays an essential role in the health of your unborn baby. A balanced diet should always be a priority in every meal and although most foods are safe, you need to know the foods and beverages to avoid during pregnancy. Foods […]

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Asparagus is a spring superfood high in anti-inflammatory nutrients and loaded with fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, chromium, copper, iron, proteins, and minerals. Asparagus is low in fat and one cup of this veggie contains 40 calories. It’s also rich in glutathione, a detoxifying agent that helps destroy carcinogens associated with cancer […]

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A strong immunity helps the body to stay healthy and fight off infections all year long. By adopting a better health routine such as proper diet and stress management, it can help to strengthen your immune system’s defense against bacteria, viruses and toxic materials. When it comes to preventing illness, we tend to depend on […]

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