Heartburn and sharp chest pains can be worrisome and make you think that there's something wrong with your ticker. But guess what? These aren't the only signs of heart attack…
In fact, a fairly recent study published in the journal Circulation found that only 30% of women who'd suffered heart attacks experienced chest pain. And the symptoms in women are far subtler than in men.
On that not... ››› Read more
I get it - when you're suffering with gut problems, the last thing you want to do is talk about it. Well, it's time to stop holding it in! According to John Kisiel, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, stomach ailments are way more common than you think - so there's no reason at all to feel embarrassed.
Studies actually show that around one-fifth of people experience tummy troubles like bloatin... ››› Read more
When you consider that nearly 80% of heart disease is preventable with lifestyle changes, it makes sense why most doctors make it their top priority to detect heart problems early…
Every other part of your body is dependent on how well your heart is working. Therefore, if your ticker is at risk of problems, you need to find out why as soon as possible!
Of course, not all of us are doctors,... ››› Read more
Do you often find yourself feeling peckish in the evening for no particular reason? Perhaps you're lonely, anxious or just bored. Nighttime cravings can be confusing and frustrating. Whatever the reason, all you know is you must have a snack!
If this is true for you, you'll be happy to know that there are a few steps you can take to avoid the evening munchies - here are four of them.
Four ti... ››› Read more
As kids, in the battle of oatmeal versus cereal, most of us would go against the grain and succumb to the sweet and sugary taste of Frosties or Coco Pops. But as we grow older, our health forces us to end our love affair with everything sugar and realise that oatmeal is healthier option!
In fact, oatmeal is a power food. Abundant in vitamins, minerals and lipids, the high-fibre breakfast meal o... ››› Read more
Let's face it: Knowing the ins and outs of kidney disease can be overwhelming. And being sick is no fun for anyone…
If you're on dialysis, have kidney disease or have had a kidney transplant, you know how frightening this whole ordeal can be. You know that your life is different. Dialysis can take up your entire day or not. If you're on the waiting list for a transplant, it can be a daily fea... ››› Read more
Your skin changes every day. So, naturally, you've got to be well prepared and feed it what it needs to thrive!
Up until recently, I thought that the brilliant, antioxidant-rich Japanese remedy that is matcha green tea powder was only good for green smoothies and frothy lattes. Boy, was I wrong! It turns out that the sensorial aspects of matcha tea extends to your face…
With excellent top... ››› Read more
Blurred or double vision, loss of balance, thinking problems, weakness in an arm or a leg… if you suffer from multiple sclerosis, you know how the severity of your symptoms can vary from day to day.
But did you know that there are a number of key lifestyle changes you can make to make your symptoms virtually disappear?
Read on for twelve changes you as a multiple sclerosis sufferer can mak... ››› Read more
Despite what you might've been told in the past, fats can be your best friend when it comes to slimming down. Well, healthy fats, at least.
Foods like yoghurt, peanut butter, avocados and coconut oil all help prevent blood sugar spikes and keep you feeling full for hours. Plus, they taste delicious, so there's that, too!
But despite your obsession with avocado toast, many people still get t... ››› Read more
Are you always exhausted an irritable? Do you often feel your energy levels drop in the afternoon but get a second wind at night when you're trying to fall asleep?
Then it's time to check the state of your adrenal connection and brain…
Adrenal fatigue happens when your adrenal glands and your brain stop communicating properly. Your cortisol (AKA your stress hormone) is either too low, too... ››› Read more
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