Healthy Living Guide with Diabetes
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition wherein the peripheral nervous system is damaged. The nerves are responsible for transmitting information to and from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. This can result to loss of feeling or numbness, pain, and also the inability to control muscles. The most common sources of neuropathy involve injuries, infections, metabolic disorders and exposure to toxins. Diabetes is also one of the causes of neuropathy. Just like any other condition, the treatment for peripheral neuropathy varies depending on the severity and also on the cause. However, despite this, many people who experiences peripheral neuropathy are finding relief from using herbal remedies.
Cornea is the front part of our eyes. It is the transparent part of our eye that covers the pupil, iris and retina.
Corneal Transplant is a surgical procedure where a portion of our cornea is removed and replaced with a portion of the cornea from a donor. Corneal Transplant also known as keratoplasty is performed 400,000 times in America only. With this numbers, we can only imagine the importance of this procedure.
Individuals with diabetes have a lot to look out for when it comes to managing their blood sugar levels. We commonly hear about people who need insulin to lower glucose levels in their blood, which is a part of what diabetes is all about.
Obesity has become a problem of people nowadays. It has been very rampant to the point that most of the children that I have met are already suffering obesity. Obesity has never become a good joke. In fact, people who have this seem to feel deprived about them. Aside from that, they feel inferior and low compared to children who are not obese.
Reactive hypoglycemia is a state where in a person suffers from low blood sugar after a meal – usually around four hours after eating. Low blood sugar, or medically known as hypoglycemia usually happens while fasting. Signs and symptoms of reactive hypoglycemia may include hunger, weakness, shakiness, sleepiness, sweating, lightheadedness, anxiety and confusion.
Ginkgo nuts are edible gametophytes that come from the large and deciduous ginkgo biloba tree. Ginkgo trees are native to East Asia, although it is believed that they have originated in the deep forest of China. This large tree can grow up to 50 meters in height. It is also known as a very hardy plant and can survive under various environmental conditions. Ginkgo biloba trees are also said to be dioeceous, which means that both male and female trees independently exist. Female ginkgo trees produces oval to round fleshy fruit. They are soft and chewy textured nuts that are eaten either toasted, or in dishes belonging to the oriental cuisine because of their nutritional and also, medicinal properties. Nowadays, these trees are planted in as road side trees as ornaments, while also nurtured in nurseries for their leaves.
Maintaining a healthy heart is one of the necessities for a person to live an overall healthy lifestyle. People at risk of cardiovascular diseases may as well consider have an active lifestyle, cut down on vices, and get regular check-ups to prevent further health risks.
Cholecytitis is an inflammation of the gall bladder. It is due to the blockage of the cystic duct. Usually, what causes the obstruction is a gallstone (calculous cholecytitis). The inflammation may be sterile or bacterial, while the obstruction can be acalulous or due to sludge. Although, it is believed that the inflammation is more of a consequence and not the cause of cholecytitis.
Diabetes is a chronic disease caused by an excessive increase of blood glucose levels. There are three categories of diabetes, namely: Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes usually occurs in children, wherein the body won’t produce insulin to convert glucose into energy. For Type 2 Diabetes, this occurs at any age wherein the body could not produce enough insulin to perform its function. Lastly, Gestational Diabetes can only be diagnosed to those women during pregnancy.