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Avocado Health Benefits

January 21, 2021 Category :Healthy News 0

Avocado or Alligator Pear, is an oblong shape fruit which can either be violet or green depending on its variety and has been known good for the skin. While its taste may not be universally palatable to a lot of people, the avocado fruit is a nutritional powerhouse for its many health benefits.

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Herbal Cure for PCOS

January 4, 2021 Category :Health Watch 0

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder among women in which the woman develops several cysts on their ovaries, mainly due to irregular menstruation or amenorrhea (absence of menstrual cycles. Common symptoms included obesity/ weight gain, acne, hirsutism (increased growth of corporal hair), male pattern baldness (hair loss), insulin resistance, skin tags, high cholesterol and even a strong appetite for sex (promiscuity). If left untreated, this ailment can lead to serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and endometrial cancer.

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Bayabas Good for Diabetes?

December 9, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Bayabas or guava is good for diabetes and for all people in general. It is good for diabetic people in particular because its consumption reduces the absorption of sugar in the blood which apparently help in regulating or directly reducing blood sugar level. While no studies have yet validated its ability to reduce the absorption of sugar, the bayabas fruit has been traditionally been used in China as a treatment for diabetes. However, some studies also contend that eating guavas with the skin, can actually raise blood sugar levels. Hence, it would be advisable that guavas be eaten by diabetics by removing or peeling the skin.

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Maintenance Drugs for Diabetes

November 16, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Maintenance drugs are medications that should be regularly taken or administered usually for a life time as prescribed by doctors for chronic, long‐term conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Maintenance drugs are well‐established medications that are proven safety and effective.

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What is Kasuba Flower?

September 27, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Kasubha is vertical branched, soft flowering plant growing up to 90 centimeters high whose flowers are orange-red and about a half inch in length. It was believed to be original from Egypt and was planted in the Philippines for dyeing purposes as its flowers yield a coloring principle, carthamin. Incidentally, Kasuba Flower dye from the flowers is used for coloring food.

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Moderating the High of Hypertension

December 7, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes and hypertension (commonly known as high blood pressure), are interrelated diseases. They frequently occur together in the same patient.

It is estimated that the prevalence of arterial hypertension in type 2 diabetes patients is within the 40-50% range. In type 1 diabetes, hypertension may signal kidney disorder. Hypertension also raises the risk of stroke, heart disease, eye, nerve, and kidney damage in diabetes patients. High blood pressure, therefore, makes diabetes more complicated to manage and vice versa.

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Depression Treatment Improves Glycemic Control

October 13, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A recent study found that treating depression among low-income minority patients also improves these patients’ HbA1c and systolic blood pressure.

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Wholly Good Whole-Grain Breakfast

June 25, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new US study says eating whole-grain breakfast cereal reduces the risk of heart failure. “The significant health benefits of whole-grain cereal are not just for kids but also for adults. A whole-grain, high-fiber breakfast may lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol and prevent heart attacks,” said the study’s main author Dr. Luc Djousse of the Harvard Medical School in Boston .

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ACE Inhibitor plus Diuretic

March 25, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

According to the ADVANCE (Action in Diabetes and Vascular disease: preterAx and diamicroN-MR Controlled Evaluation) study, intake of two blood pressure (BP) lowering drugs may cut the risk of kidney disease by 20 percent. This is applicable even in patients who don’t have high blood pressure. » Continue Reading

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Cola Drinks May Raise Blood Pressure

January 7, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Women who drink cola often are at an increased risk of raising their blood pressure level, a new study found. Data from two large Nurses Health studies, involving about 155,000 women, found that those who drank just one caffeinated cola drink every day had a slightly higher risk of high blood pressure. While those who drank more colas daily had an even higher risk, says researchers. The association between blood pressure and cola drinking was found to be consistent both for younger and older women, regardless of whether the cola was regular or diet. » Continue Reading

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