While a urinary tract (UTI) can strike anyone - yes, even babies - adult women tend to suffer the most uncomfortable symptoms. I'm talking lower abdominal cramping, lower back pain and painful urination...
What's more, women are 10 times more likely to get a UTI than men and one in five women will suffer a UTI at some point in her life. One common way for a woman to get a UTI? By having sex, of... ››› Read more
It turns out that spices can do a lot more than add pizzazz to your cooking...
Modern science has finally started uncovering the remarkable power of spices as weapons against illness, from blood sugar stabilisation to cancer prevention.
Read on for three healing spices that don't only taste good, but offer your health a host of benefits, too!
Three spices to super-healing properties
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Who would've guessed that your digestive system may be behind your severe headaches?
According to a new study published in the journal systems - a journal of the American Society for Microbiology - people who suffer from migraines have more nitrate-reducing microbes, or germs, in their mouths and digestive systems.
Read on to find out more about the link between your microbiome and migraines... ››› Read more
You probably already know about garlic's incredible antibacterial and antifungal powers. The health benefits of the odiferous bulb are nothing new. In fact, some of them date way back!
Since around 1500 BC, Chinese and Indian healers have been using garlic as a blood thinner. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, even used garlic to treat cervical cancer.
But here's something that scie... ››› Read more
Your hormones deplete naturally as you age - oestrogen in women and testosterone in men. One of the most common signs of this is a low sex drive!
If you're older and you find that your sex life is nowhere near as exciting as what it used to be due to a loss of libido, your doctor may prescribe hormone replacement therapy to get your sex hormone levels back up.
But just how well does hormone ... ››› Read more
As an older adult, you may think that your below average weight is protecting you from chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Newsflash!
A study published late last year in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease suggests that seniors who have a lower weight are at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease...
New study links older adults with a lower weight to increased risk of A... ››› Read more
Did you know that your body relies on cholesterol for a number of processes? Or that dairy products and animal foods are worse for your bad cholesterol than butter and shellfish? How about that eating eggs isn't half as bad for your cholesterol as you think?
There are many common myths about high cholesterol and it's about time we debunked them! Here's who's most likely to have high cholesterol... ››› Read more
Pimples can creep up on you at any age... yes, even after 30!
If you're the kind of person who'll cancel plans because of a breakout, I bet you're begging to know - “is there a way to make pimples vanish overnight?” The answer? Yes, absolutely!
While there are lots of topical treatments you can use to treat pimples, I personally find that natural remedies for the best to totally eradicat... ››› Read more
You may think it's impossible to burn more fat throughout the day without putting in lots of effort, but it's not! In fact, there are lots of easy ways to ramp up your body to burn more fat.
Keep reading for six fitness hacks that you can work into your everyday workout routine to burn more calories and make weight loss effortless. They may seem like tiny efforts, but they'll definitely add up ... ››› Read more
If you're a chocolate addict, you probably want to know: Is the sweet confection a delicious beauty or a harmful beast? Or, is it both? There's a lot wrong with mainstream media, but the non-stop propaganda against cholesterol and saturated fat is hands-down the worst.
If you've ever been concerned that your love affair with chocolate is one-sided, don't worry. The latest nutritional research ... ››› Read more
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