Vitamin B12: How important Is the Vitamin to Your Health? If you recently developed frequent dizziness, an irregular heartbeat, or unexplained weight loss, you may believe that you have hypertension, atrial fibrillation, or another health condition. Instead of a more familiar health issue, it’s possible that you could have something that would surprise you: A … Continue reading “Vitamin B12: How important Is the Vitamin to Your Health?”
Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise?
Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise? Medical experts are seeing a continual increase in neurological disorders that cause death and disabilities and neuroscientists are stepping up their research efforts to get to the root of the problem. Although specific causes of neurological disorders vary, some studies show age and environmental pollution are factors behind … Continue reading “Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise?”
Is Aspirin Still The Best Thing For Heart Attacks?
Is Aspirin Still The Best Thing For Heart Attacks? People who are 60 and over should not take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, a health guidelines panel said in a draft recommendation recently. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (Task Force), a national panel of experts in prevention and … Continue reading “Is Aspirin Still The Best Thing For Heart Attacks?”
Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack
Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack When we think of people having a heart attack, we usually imagine them clutching their chest, doubling over in pain, and collapsing, as we see on a television show or in the movies. But, not all heart attacks are that intense. In fact, a person could be having a … Continue reading “Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack”
A New Start After 60
A New Start After 60 Sometimes it takes harsh words from someone who knows us well to jolt us into action. This is what happened to Joan Macdonald. At the time, Macdonald was 71 years old and weighed 198 pounds. She had high blood pressure and kidney problems. She was also taking medication for cholesterol … Continue reading “A New Start After 60”
Omega-3’s Linked To Longer Life
Omega-3’s Linked To Longer Life Doctors generally warn that having high levels of saturated fatty acids in the body can lead to major health problems that can shorten a person’s life expectancy. But not all fatty acids are bad. A new study has found that omega-3 fatty acids can potentially increase life expectancy by almost … Continue reading “Omega-3’s Linked To Longer Life”
Smoke From Wildfires More Toxic Than We Thought
Smoke From Wildfires More Toxic Than We Thought In July, Samir Kumar was running errands in his uptown Manhattan neighborhood and thought the air felt thick. The 29-year-old New York resident, who has asthma, said he had to take bigger breaths because he started experiencing shortness of breath and tightness in his chest. Fortunately, he … Continue reading “Smoke From Wildfires More Toxic Than We Thought”
Managing LUPUS If you have a fever, extreme fatigue, or inflammation in your feet or toes, you may believe you have a COVID-19 infection. Similarly, if you experience chest pain when taking a deep breath, you may think you are having a heart attack. But, if a doctor rules out COVID-19 or a heart attack, … Continue reading “Managing LUPUS”