If you're experiencing sadness, moodiness, fatigue, low sex drive, low self-esteem, loss of appetite and feelings that the tough days will never end, it may be a sign that you need help for depression. Before you head to the doctor for a script, hear us out…
Depression is much more common than you think - you probably encounter someone every day who also suffers from the condition without eve... ››› Read more
Ever wondered why it's harder to lose weight as you get older? We'll sum it up for you: Your metabolism slows with age.
Does this mean that midlife weight gain is inevitable? Of course not. In fact, scientists are coming up with exciting ways to help rev up your metabolism again!
Here are four secrets to maintaining a healthy weight as you age that will also boost your energy levels and help... ››› Read more
Arthritic joints can make everything - from picking up a pen to taking a walk - completely and utterly painful and miserable.
If you're familiar with this feeling, you're not alone. In the United States alone, every one in five adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
While there's no way to make your achy joints disappear forever, eating... ››› Read more
On most days, you do what you can to brush your teeth both morning and night. But some nights, you fall asleep before you make it to the bathroom to get things done. While this seems like a harmless habit, it might not be if you do it repeatedly.
A new study published in the journal Cancer Research has revealed that not brushing your teeth can increase your risk of throat cancer. The study foun... ››› Read more
There's a body of research that suggests that some vitamin supplements offer skin-saving benefits. Among these supplements are vitamins A, C and E.
All three of these vitamins are antioxidants. They've shown to prevent or delay some types of skin cell damage. The question is: Should you taking these vitamin supplements to help stave off the signs of ageing? The short answer is no - here's why. ... ››› Read more
Dropping fat is no easy feat, and a hardcore cut usually eats up burning as much motivation and strength as it does fat!
Fortunately, we have a few quick and easy fat-burning exercises up our sleeve (and, yes, they really work!).
Whether you're working out at the gym or at home, the following four exercise tips will help you burn calories and erase flab fast.
Four fat-burning exercises t... ››› Read more
Do you often get migraine headaches? Then you'll be interested to know that factors that can set off an attack vary from person to person...
While certain foods and strong perfumes may trigger a migraine in one person, flickering lights and weather changes may trigger one in another. This can make migraine triggers very frustrating to hunt down.
However, there's general agreement about the m... ››› Read more
heart disease. Now, a new study has found another reason to avoid it...
The study found that red meat - mostly pork - was strongly associated with an increased risk of end-stage renal disease, the loss of normal kidney function.
It also found that the relationship was dose-dependent. In other words, the higher the consumption, the higher the risk. Read on for the full findings.
Study tie... ››› Read more
Acid reflux occurs when your lower oesophageal sphincter (LES) is weakened or damaged and, as a result, there's acid backflow from your stomach into your oesophagus. Normally, your LES closes to prevent food in your stomach from moving up into your oesophagus.
The foods you eat have a direct effect on the amount of acid your stomach produces. While some foods aggravate acid reflux, others can h... ››› Read more
You get regular colonoscopies to check for colon cancer and see a dermatologist to make sure you don't have skin cancer. But what about thyroid cancer - is it even something you're concerned about?
Perhaps not, but maybe you should be. The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer has doubled since the 1970s. Woman, in particular, seem to be at risk. Here are four symptoms to watch out for... ››› Read more
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