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What Are The Health Risks Of Working Against Your Body Clock?
Besides the sleep-wake cycle, your biological clock influences normal body parameters such as hormonal balance, body temperature, alertness, and mood. Time-dependent sleep (based on your circadian rhythm) cannot be compensated by sleeping the required amount at odd hours. Increased risks of strokes and cancer, impaired cognition, weakened immunity, and stress are repercussions of untimely sleep.
Stroke Awareness: Signs, Causes, And Natural Remedies
According to the World Health Organization, more than 5 million people die of stroke worldwide each year. This scary statistic raises the importance of...
What Are The Health Benefits Of Music?
Music not only to the ears but to the brain as well? Music activates multiple regions of the brain responsible for memory, emotion, and even auditory, motor, and visual skills. A few good numbers can work wonders to relieve chronic pain (in cancer patients too), restore movement in stroke patients, calm autistic children, uplift the depressed, and stabilize blood pressure in coronary patients.
Stop Popping These Seemingly “Safe” Over-The-Counter Pills
Stop Popping These Seemingly "Safe" Over-The-Counter Pills
What Can Cause Difficulty In Swallowing (Dysphagia)?
Dysphagia can be caused by GERD that results from stomach acids entering the esophagus, causing ulcers and esophageal narrowing. Overly active spasmodic muscles in the esophagus, tumors and bone spurs that cause the esophagus to contract, autoimmune diseases like polymyositis and Sjogren’s syndrome, or strokes can also be possible causes of throat pain.
5 Leading Causes Of Death In The United States [Infographic]
Many Americans die each year due to preventable chronic diseases. Studies have shown that investments in community-based prevention programs not only help to improve...
Just Another Headache Or Are You Having A Stroke?
Strokes are caused when arteries get blocked or blood vessels get ruptured, and oxygen flow to the brain is cut off. Neck pain and headache are typical early symptoms, innocuous and easy to ignore. Sudden and severe pain, especially when accompanied by dizziness, difficulty in speaking, sudden weakness or blurred vision, could indicate an imminent stroke!
Sensible Tips To Avoid A Heat Stroke This Summer
The excessive summer heat can have fatal consequences. Always wear sunscreen and sun reflective clothing while outdoors. Hydration is key. Drink 3-4 liters daily. Eat smaller meals more frequently throughout to keep up energy levels. Avoid protein. Ensure the safety of kids in cars. The inside of a car gets twice as hot and is unsafe for both young and old.
Stroke Awareness- How It Can Save Your Life
The reason stroke has become an epidemic is because certain lifestyle changes over the past century have not supported the human body from working naturally. The combination of multiple lifestyle changes over the years have negatively impacted the human body. However, stroke is largely preventable, treatable, and beatable.
What Are The Early Signs Of Stroke?
A stroke is a "brain attack". It can happen at any time or age, when the blood flow to the brain is cut off....
Stroke Recovery: A Look At The Natural & Medical Remedies
Strokes are the leading cause of adult disability in the United States and the third leading cause of death. A stroke can be the...
Busted: 15 Myths About Drinking Water
Myths About Drinking Water Water makes up more than two-thirds of the weight of the human body, thus staying hydrated is important for optimum functioning...
Migraine With Aura: All You Need To Know
Migraine aura refers to the sudden flashes of lights and colors or zigzagging lines, numbness in the face, or slurred speech that precede a migraine attack. These occur when neurons start firing off stimulation that has built up for long. Rarely dangerous, the aura can be used as the warning sign for an impending attack. But women above 45, who smoke and take birth control pills, and those with a history of severe, long attacks run a risk for strokes.
Obesity: The Absolute Reality.
With obesity now affecting 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 5 children, it is edging ever closer to becoming an epidemic and it...
Warning Signs Of A Stroke by Dr Cynthia Thaik
According to the World Health Organization, more than 5 million people die of stroke worldwide each year. This is a scary statistic, especially considering...