Anyone with a severe disability – or their caretaker – knows that life can be difficult enough at home, even with access to advanced medical devices and equipment. The thought of leaving your safe space to travel for necessity or pleasure can be downright unimaginable and anxiety-inducing. For those who are determined to travel with … Read moreTips for Traveling with a Disabled Family Member
Across the nation, an estimated 20 million people—7 percent of the US population—have diabetes. As many as 40 million more teeter on the edge of the illness and are classified as pre-diabetic—meaning they have insulin resistance and higher-than-normal blood sugar levels that indicate they’re heading toward diabetes. But even for pre-diabetics, the disease isn’t inevitable: … Read moreHeal Thyself—Beating the Sugar Blues
People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills’ effectiveness, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied data on 521,028 adults prescribed blood pressure pills for the first time and 131,764 people taking at least four different pills to lower their blood pressure. Roughly 18 percent were also … Read moreDo you take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills?
Vitamin B6 is a water soluble vitamin that plays a role in over 100 different reactions in the body. It is needed to help make amino acids, the building blocks of proteins and hundreds of cellular functions. It can also be used to make niacin (Vitamin B3) from the amino acid tryptophan. Vitamin B6 deficiency can … Read moreTop 10 Vitamin B6 Foods
Most everyone thinks of anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders as conditions only young women face, but new evidence shows that many women over 35 suffer from these afflictions throughout their lives. When I was about 14 years old and just beginning my initiation into the mysterious rites of passage toward becoming a woman, one … Read moreEating Disorders After 35
Finding the right workout for you can be quite difficult when there are so many different types that you can do. One of the most popular workout routines just now is an elliptical workout which works both the upper and lower part of your body. In this article, we are going to take you through … Read moreThe Benefits Of Elliptical Machines
It is true that metabolism is primarily controlled by genetics. There are several ways you can boost it naturally. The best thing we can do is to eat healthy goods proven and recommended by professionals. Metabolism is the process via which the body transforms the foods we consume to make energy. The basal metabolic rate of … Read moreFoods to Boost Your Metabolism
Inflammation has become quite the buzzword lately, touted as the cause of everything from acne to Alzheimer’s and from digestive issues to obesity. And while new research continues to support that theory, it’s important to remember that inflammation can actually be a good thing. When the body detects injury or illness, the immune system jumps … Read more7 Foods to Beat Inflammation!
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a common, yet serious, condition that if not treated properly can lead to kidney failure, a heart attack or a stroke. In general, anything above 140/90 Hg is considered high (Your age and gender will play a role in determining your Hg level and thus what is considered high for … Read more6 powerful foods that can lower blood pressure
A healthy diet should almost always include some fruit, and this is particularly true if you’re suffering from adrenal fatigue. The difficulty arises in choosing the best and most nutritious fruits to eat. Most nutritionists will recommend sticking to the fruits with lower sugar content where possible, and this makes a lot of sense. But … Read moreTHE GLYCEMIC LOAD OF FRUITS