Metabolism Makeover

Do you believe you’re doomed to be overweight due to a sluggish metabolism? New research indicates that what’s wrong with your engine can be fixed. It is possible to improve metabolic functioning, and that means you can be healthier, feel younger and look better. Doctors once thought all our bodies worked pretty much the same way…

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How can I prevent high blood pressure?

To prevent high blood pressure, first consider your diet. A healthy diet can go a long way toward preventing high blood pressure. Trying following the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension eating plan, also known as the DASH diet, which emphasizes plenty of fruits and vegetables and low-fat or nonfat dairy products. Studies conducted by the…

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Healthy Aging Takes Preventive Care

  When you get sick, you go to the doctor to get better. But do you ever go to the doctor when you aren’t sick? If the answer is no, it’s time to rethink your healthy aging strategy and schedule a doctor’s visit with the goal of staying healthy. Preventive elder care involves regular exams, check-ups, and screening tests…

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Robust link between psoriasis and diabetes

  If uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to many serious complications like heart disease, circulatory problems, and even blindness. The hemoglobin A1C test is given twice a year to people with diabetes to monitor the risk of those complications. It offers such a clear picture of the patient’s blood glucose profile that a panel of diabetes experts has suggested using…

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Diabetes attack on memory power

Diabetic retinopathy could be associated with poorer memory and diminished brain power in people with Type 2 diabetes, according to a new research. For the study, researchers at Edinburgh University looked at 1,066 people with type 2 diabetes aged between 60 and 75. Participants in the study completed seven tests focusing on memory, logic and…

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Causes and risk factors for endocrine disruption

1. Causes of Endocrine disorder Endocrine disorders occur due to problems of endocrine glands. Of multiple endocrine dysfunction, the most common are those related to pancreas or thyroid glands, pituitary glands or adrenal glands. Causes and types of endocrine disorders include: – Acromegaly – overproduction of growth hormone and prolactin; – Addison’s disease and Cushing’s…

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Diabetes and menopause, a double challenge

1. What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus includes several related problems due to which the body cannot balance the amount of sugar (specifically glucose) in the blood. Blood glucose provides the necessary energy for the body to deal with the daily activities that a person carries. The liver converts food consumed by a person into glucose,…

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Drinking Plain Water May Avert Diabetes

  Females who opt for plain water rather than the sweet drinks like fruit juices and sodas have a mild lower threat of getting diagnosed with diabetes in a larger recent study.  These results are based on additionally 80,000 females for approximately a decade, recommended that adding water to the sweet drinks, a person drinks…

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