foods that lower blood pressure

Foods That Help Lower Blood Pressure

It is important to stay healthy and maintain a normal blood pressure, which is the force that circulates blood throughout our bodies. Normal blood pressure lies between 90/60 mmHg and 120/80 mmHg. If your blood pressure is above 140/90 mmHg, you have high blood pressure. If you have high blood...

giant cell arteritis

What is Giant Cell Arteritis?

Sometimes referred to as temporal arteritis, giant cell arteritis is a condition marked by an inflamed arterial lining. It causes symptoms such as vision problems, jaw pain, tenderness of the scalp and headaches. It is important to treat this disease because it may result in blindness when left untreated. To...

Pillows for Side Sleepers

Best Pillows for Side Sleepers

A lot of people say that sleeping is the best activity that you can have every day. It is when you fully rest your body without thinking about anything. Plus! You can have exciting dreams that can take you anywhere you want and be with whoever you want. You can...

Causes of Sleep Paralysis

What Causes Sleep Paralysis?

One of the signs that the body is being disrupted during the different sleep stages, sleep paralysis has a negative connotation through the years. Over sometime, symptoms of this medical condition have been associated with the presence of demons attacking during the night especially in the ancient times. Many people...

Balance exercises for the elderly

10 Best Balance Exercises for the Elderly

Balance has always been a perennial problem among the elderly. The worst thing about it is how life-threatening the effects of falls on older adults.  One of the best ways to keep balance problems at bay is to exercise. Here are 10 exercises for the elderly that promote balance and...

Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Symptoms of Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Anterior pelvic tilt is a prevalent condition among men and women. More than half of the population of both genders have an anterior pelvic tilt without them even knowing it. The good news you can correct and prevent it. The first thing, however, is to understand what it is all about....

Rotator Cuff Tears

Do rotator cuff tears heal on their own?

Do rotator cuff tears heal on their own? This is probably one of the most common medical questions especially since rotator cuff tears are quite prevalent especially as a person grows older. To appropriately respond to such condition, it is essential that you understand what exactly are rotator cuff tears...

addison’s disease

Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison’s Disease

Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison’s Disease are rare conditions that affect up to four out of 100,000 people. Both are neither age nor gender specific. Adrenal insufficiency and its primary kind called Addison’s Disease are hormonal disorders that disrupt a person’s normal functioning. Adrenal Hormones and What They Do Adrenal hormones...

Common bowel condition

IBS vs. IBD: What’s the Difference in These Common Bowel Conditions?

IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) are two gastrointestinal problems that often get mistaken for each other.  This is not surprising since both exhibit the same symptoms. However, these diseases should not be referred to interchangeably. Here are the key differences between these two common bowel condition....

Adrenal Fatigue

What Is Adrenal Fatigue: Symptoms, Causes, and Recovery

Whether real or not, adrenal fatigue has been a thing ever since it was “discovered” by James Wilson, PhD.  A lifelong alternative medicine expert, Dr. Wilson, says with proper intervention, you can actually overcome this condition. Cause While there is no approved test for adrenal fatigue, Dr. Wilson identifies poor...