Do you wake up feeling tired most mornings? Has the consumption of caffeinated beverages become a necessity to help power you through the day? The science is very clear. While you may not always have control over the activities that deplete your energy, you can however take steps to increase your energy levels in a systematic […]
Why Controlling your Blood Pressure is Important to Help you to Reduce your Risks of Cardiovascular Diseases?
High blood pressure or hypertension, is severely injurious to your health because it exerts undue pressure on the heart to work harder than normal in order to pump blood to the heart and into the other organs of our body. After a period of time, this exertion on the heart will cause the hardening of […]
Since the onset of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic last year, there have been several anecdotal reports of survivors who are still suffering from the persistent, long-term side effects from the infection which are alarming. Now with more than 23 million coronavirus infections worldwide and millions of people who have been fortunate to recover from COVID-19, […]
Sleep is critical to the effective functioning of our immune system. Studies show that people who do not get quality sleep or enough sleep are more likely to get sick after being exposed to a virus.
Photoaging may not be a very common term pertaining to the skin, but it accounts for one of the main reasons why our skin ages the way it does and also way faster than usual. Photoaging is the premature or accelerated aging of our skin due to sun exposure or even UV light exposure. It […]
We all know that sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. But what if our health issues emanate from sleep problems itself? The importance of a good night’s rest may not be as popular as eating a well-balanced meal, but adequate sleep is very important because of its vital effects […]
Introduction to Glycemic Index What is Glycemic Index? If you have not gone on a serious diet modification programme, this term may be quite unfamiliar to you. The glycemic index is a measurement system that assigns a number or score to foods with carbohydrate content and how much each type of food converts the carbohydrate […]
What is Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a serious condition in which our bones become fragile and brittle, leading to the higher risk of fracture. This causes excruciating pain. This occurs when our bones lose the essential minerals such as calcium more quickly than before the body can replace them. Osteoporosis affects an estimated 75 million people […]
Introduction The immune system is our body’s natural defense system. It’s an intricate network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to defend our body against bacteria, viruses, parasites. When it’s functioning well, this complex and effective defense system can keep health problems at bay. Our immune system can broadly be divided into two […]
“Libido” is medically defined, in part, as “sexual drive, conscious or unconscious” and “variously identified as the sex urge, desire for pleasure or satisfaction.” So what’s behind low sexual desire? Aging plays a role, though many older men have a robust interest in sex. Like most other human traits, the sex drive varies. Most men […]
Neurodegenerative diseases or the degeneration of brain function affects millions of people around the world. The most common are Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. In 2016, almost 6 million Americans lived with Alzheimer’s and it is estimated that in this year, 2020, about a million more could be living with Parkinson’s disease. The occurrence of […]
During winter, surrounded by people who are infected with cold and flu, you must do all you can to improve your immune system as you can be infected at any time because of this exposure. In most viral infections, your immune system can attack viral particles in some stages of the infection. Now with the […]
Determined to live an active lifestyle by exercising but don’t have enough energy to get up and going? Do you feel easily exhausted before, during and after exercising and not being able to fully recover away from physical exertion? Is your sexual performance and stamina compromised? Poor stamina and endurance that almost feels debilitating? With […]
Joint pains come in many forms and severities. The prevalence of this health issue is not taken so seriously compared to other disorders. But statistics should make us more aware and alarmed of its position in the innumerable health issues that plague us. According to arthritis.com, studies show that joint problems and diseases ranks fifth […]