7 Essential Preventive Health Screenings

7 Essential Preventive Health Screenings

Preventive screenings are an easy way to test for a variety of illnesses. They can help you catch a disease in the early stages while it’s easier to cure, or provide peace of mind. Preventive health screenings are available from your doctor, so you may…

Discover the Importance of Vitamin D

Discover the Importance of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is one of those vitamins that doesn’t get much notice. Too often we hear about the benefits of other vitamins such as vitamin C which keeps the flu at bay… or vitamin B which helps with digestion and eyesight. Vitamin D is relegated…

What Happens To Your Body When You Never Move?

What Happens To Your Body When You Never Move?

Our culture today is experiencing a lifestyle shift unlike any other change involving generations past. As modern technology continues to skyrocket toward the future, an almost perfect negative correlation can be found in the amount of physical activity the average individual performs. While the perils…

The Truth About Nail and Toe Fungus and Ways to Treat It

The Truth About Nail and Toe Fungus and Ways to Treat It

Embarrassing and painful, toe fungus is unlikely to cause serious issues for healthy people, but it can be a serious nuisance. These are the facts about this condition and steps you can take to treat and prevent nail fungus. Facts About Toe Fungus 1. Know…

A Boomer’s Guide to Cataract Surgery

A Boomer’s Guide to Cataract Surgery

If you live long enough, you’ll probably get cataracts. They’re caused by protein gradually building up on the lens in your eye and interfering with your vision. Some things can be done to slow the process down. However, surgery to remove the natural lens and…

Dealing with an Overactive Bladder And What It Could Mean

Dealing with an Overactive Bladder And What It Could Mean

If you feel like you are the only one who has a problem peeing too often, you are not alone. You may have an overactive bladder, or OAB. This affects millions and millions of people and can be really frustrating to live with. The following…

Why Diabetes Is A Big Risk For Men

Why Diabetes Is A Big Risk For Men

Diabetes is a serious condition that can affect men and women, although as a man, you are often at higher risk. Diabetes is the 6th leading cause of death in men according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with your risk increasing as…

A Startling Fact About 5 Key Behaviors That Prevent Chronic Disease

A Startling Fact About 5 Key Behaviors That Prevent Chronic Disease

Health advice can be complicated, but one thing is simple. Experts at the CDC say that there are 5 key health behaviors that can dramatically reduce your risk for chronic disease. The trouble is, barely 6% of Americans are following them all. First, you’re probably…

What Everyone Ought to Know about Diabetes and Sleep

What Everyone Ought to Know about Diabetes and Sleep

You probably know that watching what you eat is important for managing your diabetes, but you may not realize that how you sleep can have a big impact too. In fact, the relationship between diabetes and sleep runs two ways. Sleep issues can increase your…

The Dangers of Salts and Sugars, What Do They Do For You, Do To You?

The Dangers of Salts and Sugars, What Do They Do For You, Do To You?

You may have heard the debates about sugar and salt. Which one is worse for your body and more important to avoid? The key is moderation for both sugar and salt, but research shows that sugar may be slightly worse than salt. Learn more about…

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