Fatty Liver Disease Is A Serious Risk

Fatty Liver Disease Is A Serious Risk Hypertension or high blood pressure is known as “the silent killer” because people who have it don’t have any symptoms. Besides hypertension, there is another medical condition with silent signs, and if left undetected, it can cause serious, if not fatal, harm. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) can seriously affect … Continue reading “Fatty Liver Disease Is A Serious Risk”

Protein Power: How Much Is Good?

Protein Power: How Much Is Good? Proteins are essential to the body, but the question most often asked is how much you should consume daily. Nutrition experts say the amount of protein you need depends on many factors, such as your age, activity levels, gender, weight, and health status. The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for … Continue reading “Protein Power: How Much Is Good?”

The 4 Biggest Early Warning Signs Before A Heart Attack or Stroke And Ways To Prevent Them

The 4 Biggest Early Warning Signs Before A Heart Attack or Stroke And Ways To Prevent Them Cardiovascular disease is one of the greatest threats to the health of Americans. Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, and stroke is the No. 5 cause of death, according to the … Continue reading “The 4 Biggest Early Warning Signs Before A Heart Attack or Stroke And Ways To Prevent Them”

The Secret To A Healthy Heart? It’s Not Running, Say Scientists

The Secret To A Healthy Heart? It’s Not Running, Say Scientists If you enjoy gardening, then you know the physical effort it takes to raise fruits and vegetables. Digging, planting, weeding, and watering are all part of the process, but it’s worth it when the produce comes out of the ground and onto your plate. … Continue reading “The Secret To A Healthy Heart? It’s Not Running, Say Scientists”

What Is High Blood Pressure By The Numbers?

What Is High Blood Pressure By The Numbers? More than 122 million people in the United States have high blood pressure. That’s nearly half of the adults 20 years old and older, according to a 2023 report from the American Heart Association. Those numbers could be even higher since many adults may not realize that … Continue reading “What Is High Blood Pressure By The Numbers?”

A Stroke Warning Sign?

A Stroke Warning Sign? Neurologists say “time is brain” when it comes to having a stroke. What they mean is every second counts when it comes to someone having a stroke. Delaying treatment places a person at a higher risk of coma or even death. An ischemic stroke, also called a “brain attack,” occurs when … Continue reading “A Stroke Warning Sign?”

Blood Types: What Do They Mean For Your Health?

Blood Types: What Do They Mean For Your Health? Blood tests are commonly taken to help doctors determine their patients’ overall health. Now, findings from studies show that blood types may also play a role in identifying certain health conditions. New research suggests that people with blood types A and B are more likely to … Continue reading “Blood Types: What Do They Mean For Your Health?”

Sitting All Day is Terrible For You!

Sitting All Day is Terrible For You! Many adults spend the majority of their workday sitting down, and health experts are concerned about the harmful effects of sedentary jobs. However, a new study from Columbia University says taking a five-minute walk every 30 minutes will help ward off the harmful effects of sitting. There was … Continue reading “Sitting All Day is Terrible For You!”

More Walking Tips To Better Health

More Walking Tips To Better Health Walking is one of the most popular physical activities in the country. In fact, walking is good medicine for people who want to exercise but do not have the physical capacity for jogging, hiking, swimming, and other vigorous activities. Walking can be done in your neighborhood, in a park, … Continue reading “More Walking Tips To Better Health”

5 Tips For Stroke Recovery and Daily Living

5 Tips For Stroke Recovery and Daily Living If you believe you are having a stroke, the sooner you get help, the better. A stroke is an emergency medical event, but the recovery process may take days, weeks, or even months. However, you can lessen the long-term effects of a stroke by starting your rehabilitation … Continue reading “5 Tips For Stroke Recovery and Daily Living”