High Blood Pressure: Deadly and Damaging

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is called the “silent killer” because very, very few people know when their blood pressure goes up. When I tell somebody that they have high blood pressure for the first time they say, “I don’t understand. I’ve had low blood pressure my whole life.” Well, you do until you don’t. […]

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Why You Should Stop Kissing Babies Ears

Your first instinct when you see a newborn, the most precious thing in the world is to hold him or her. And why not, babies are so adorably sweet, cuddly, and soft. If you are compelled to kiss and cuddle them, by all means, do so but please, not on the ears! Those little ears […]

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Read Why Red Meat Make You Age faster

You might be 30 on the outside but on the inside your biological age is likely much older and your favorite cheese burger may be to blame. Perhaps you have heard about free radicals (causes damage to your body cells) and antioxidants (help defend your cells from damage caused by free radicals).  When we are […]

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Need to Know Sneaky Signs of an Unhealthy Diet

If you are serious about maintaining a healthy body and mind, you would be wise to pay attention to the health of your stomach.  If your diet needs an overhaul, it’s not just your waistline that will let you know. Sure, gaining weight can indicate the need for you to rethink what you are putting […]

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Must Read Why Left-Side Sleeping Is Good for You

You have heard that getting a good night’s sleep is important for your health and can prevent you from having serious health complications such as depression, weight gain, and high blood pressure.  But did you know that even when you do manage to get the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep, you may be complicating your […]

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Overwhelmed: Powerful Tips to Stop Brain Overload

Are you there feeling that all your thoughts while awake are just a huge list of the so many things you need to do but never seem to get done?  People looking in from the outside think you have it all together. They can’t see that what’s nagging at you throughout the day are thought […]

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Prostate Cancer, Sex and Ejaculation

Fellas, I bet a lot of you have heard that the favorite, preventive, practice for men for prostate cancer is sex. Is it true, you ask?  The truth is that there is some truth in that based on a huge study by researchers from Boston University School of Public Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of […]

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Vitamin D, Breastfeeding, Your baby and You

Save your money, you don’t need to buy lots of supplements and vitamins when you are raising kids. For typically developing children, the only recommended supplement to give is vitamin D. This is to avoid them developing a vitamin D deficiency. the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfed and partially breastfed infants be supplemented with […]

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Baking Soda:What It Does for Acid Reflux

Acid reflux AKA “Heartburn” can plague anyone from time to time. Whether because you’ve just finished a spicy dish or decided to lie down too soon after eating a full meal.  When you have acid reflux, the sensation is uncomfortable at best because of the stinging sensations it can cause in your chest. Thing is, […]

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Why You should not Ignore Vagina Atrophy and Pain

I decided to do a post on vagina atrophy because it affects over 60% of post-menopausal women. Yet, they suffer in silence due to embarrassment, cultural taboos or not feeling comfortable speaking to their health care provider.

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Rubbing Your Eyes is Bad for You. Stop! ASAP

Did you know what can play havoc to your appearance? Rubbing your eyes! It seem like a relatively harmless thing to do. After all, most of you mindlessly do it once or a few times a day, whether you are suffering from a common cold, or are just feeling tired and groggy.  Some of you […]

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Need to Know Suprisingly STI Facts

Hello People! If you have sex or are planning to have sex, you should watch this You probably more about STIs than your parents and grandparents did back when they were called venereal diseases Still, you might be surprised about these STI facts STI Facts: Did you k ow that more than 25 different diseases […]

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Know Why Too Much Paracetamol Can Kill You

Like most of us, you might have gotten headache sometimes. What do you do to soothe it? Do you sleep it off or reach for a pain reliever? Most people would take Paracetamol whenever they have a headache  Paracetamol AKA Tylenol, Panadol etc. is an over-the-counter medicine; which means you can get it without your […]

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Know the Dangers of Mixing NyQuil and Alcohol

Nyquil is an over-the-counter (OTC) medication that is used to treat symptoms associated with colds and the flu, such as cough, runny nose, and aches and pains.  Drinking alcohol while taking Nyquil can be a recipe for disaster because Nyquil sometimes contains the ingredients acetaminophen and dextromethorphan and neither ingredient is safe to use with alcohol  So, if you’re currently taking Nyquil, […]

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Diabetes and Fruits Tips You Need to Know

I get lots of question about diabetes and fruits. Lots of people say to me, “I’ve got diabetes, and worry about eating different fruits because they are too sweet or contain sugar”. They are told that fruits are bad if you are diabetic and they want to know what the deal is.  If you are […]

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Know How Soluble Fiber Lowers Blood Cholesterol

Anika is 34 with a family history of hyperlipidemia and hypertension. Last year, a routine test revealed a cholesterol level of 220mg/dL, which is considered borderline high. That was a wakeup call for her to act and watch what she ate.  This year, she repeated the test and her cholesterol level has dropped to 190mg/dL. […]

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You Could Have an STD and Not Know It

Honestly, don’t you think the world is crappy sometimes? You just had unprotected sex and you wonder about your risks of getting an STD or just discovered a strange symptom in your pubic area and wonder if you have an STD and should take appropriate action. Well, it depends on which STD you have. You can develop symptoms within […]

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Viagra: know the facts behind that little blue pill

Your health care provider gave you a prescription for the blue pill, and you are not in a hurry to try it because of all the stories you have heard about unending erections or dangerous side effects. Do you think what you heard is true? Want to know all about Viagra and how it performs […]

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Cold and Cough Medicine: why it can hurt your kids

Parents, are you treating your kids with over-the-counter cough and cold medicines? Please, stop! When your kids have a cough and/or the common cold, I bet that makes them and even you miserable. The symptoms are uncomfortable, lasts a long time and makes it difficult to get a proper sleep. As parents, you want the […]

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Eye Cream: How to pick the right one for you

One product I am always on the hunt for is under eye cream. Don’t know whom I should blame (mum or dad) for my under-eye puffiness and dark circles.  Most days, I swear, my eyes feel more wicked witch than Dorothy. If you suffer the same fate as yours truly, fret not. According to a […]

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