Coffee: Source of Natural Beauty

January 11, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

For those of us who love to indulge in that second cup of coffee in the morning, why not take that passionĀ for java a step further? Many skin care divas are discovering what women all over the world have known for years: coffee is good for your skin.

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Organic on your Skin

January 10, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Our skin is the largest organ and it absorbs any products applied to it. Nowadays, our skin is exposed to city pollution, harsh skin products, chemicals and constant contact to the sun.

The most important thing to remember when getting rid of damaging elements, is that our skin is a delicate membrane, and going overboard to get rid of blemishes can cause further, harder to fix, damage. So be gentle.

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Preventive Oral Health Measures for Diabetes

January 9, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Diabetes is a disease that causes serious problems in many parts of the body. And oral health problems are certainly no exception. Oral diseases commonly seen with diabetes include tooth decay, periodontal (gum) disease, salivary gland dysfunction, infections, and taste impairment. It is important for diabetics to take care of their oral health and hygiene so as not to complicate their situation. The following are ways to prevent oral health problems in patients with diabetes:

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A Mother’s Wish for a Special Child

January 8, 2020 Category :People and Places 0

She looks at her son with a proud smile on her face as he walks slowly, limping a little, up the stage to accept his Diabetes Achiever award for having survived diabetes for more than 20 years.

Not a small feat for someone who has other special needs aside from being a type 1 diabetic; and definitely something to be proud of for a mother who takes care of a special child with diabetes.

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Battling the Migraine

January 7, 2020 Category :Stress Busters 0

Migraine is more common than asthma, diabetes or even congestive heart failure and it is diagnosed on the basis of symptoms and that no procedure can confirm the diagnosis.

We take a closer look at migraine, dubbed as the headache from hell, and learn how to manage it in a jiffy.

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Smoke, French Fries may Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s

January 6, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Physician’s warning: cigarette smoking is also bad for your brain. A recent study showed that the smoke from cigarettes, automobiles and even French fries contain a group of chemicals known as type-2 alkenes, which increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease with constant exposure.

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Early Menopause linked to Heart Disease Risk

January 5, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

While many women may believe it a blessing to experience an early menopause (some in their mid- to late-forties, the average being 51), it can also be a detriment, since it may increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Sugary Drinks linked with Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

January 4, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

In a study, Harvard School of Public Health researchers have found “clear and consistent” link between the consumption of drinks that are high in sugar and the development of Type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome – a cluster of medical problems consisting of diabetes, high blood pressure, abdominal obesity and cholesterol problems.

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New Genes tied to Puberty and Body Fat in Females

January 3, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Recent studies showed the discovery of 30 genes that control the timing of puberty and body weight regulation in females.

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Yoga Improves Mood

January 2, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Feeling in good spirits after doing some yoga? It might not be just the fresh air or the stretching.

A study revealed that yoga has a positive effect on a person’s mood due to a chemical it helps release in the brain. The chemical, which, is called gamma-aminobutyric acid (or GABA) regulates nerve activity and can prevent mood or anxiety disorders.

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