RSSArchive for August, 2012

Managing Coronary Heart Disease Symptoms

Managing Coronary Heart Disease Symptoms

Coronary artery disease or the coronary heart disease symptoms involve the clogging up of the arteries which carry blood to the heart. These are the arteries which supply the heart muscle with oxygen rich blood, and as they get clogged, the resulting condition is known as atherosclerosis. Over time, the plaque buildup inside the arteries […]

Jumpstart Your Journey to Fight Obesity

Fighting obesity is something that takes motivation, time and patience. Using these few techniques can help jumpstart your journey to fight this deadly epidemic and give you the motivation needed to succeed. First, trying out a surgical process such as lap band could give you that extra weight loss and boost needed to succeed. Lap […]

Hepatitis C – Know more about the Challenge of Living with It

Usually people don’t think that they could have hepatitis C. However they might want to take a look at some informational brochures because they might be surprised. Sometimes people know how they acquired the virus (like from the drug use) but in other cases they have no clue how they got in contact with it. […]

Mediterranean Diet for Healthy Bones

Mediterranean Diet for Healthy Bones

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism recently published an article related to Mediterranean diet. Olive oil, an essential ingredient in Mediterranean diet is now known to be the answer for preventive medication for bones. Apart from its anti-oxidant ingredients, the olive oil in Mediterranean diet has been linked to increased serum osteocalcin, which is […]

What Are the Risk Factors for Diabetes

What Are the Risk Factors for Diabetes

Diabetes is the term actually used for a group of metabolic diseases. In all of them the primary cause of high blood glucose is the absence or lack of insulin in the body. With the body being unable to produce enough insulin to digest the glucose in the blood the metabolism gets affected. This presence […]

Causes and Types of Eating Disorders in Children

Causes and Types of Eating Disorders in Children

Most mothers will complain about the fussy eating habits of their children, but many of them will be unaware of the possible eating disorders in children. Children may have a natural affinity towards junk food, but this does not necessarily mean that they have an eating disorder. It is more likely a matter of taste […]

Why Does Diabetic Foot Pain Occur

Why Does Diabetic Foot Pain Occur?

In diabetes, a high blood glucose level can result in health complications. One of these complications is the diabetic foot pain that patients complain about. The primary reason for this pain is the damage that is caused to the nerve endings in the extremities of the limbs. This nerve damage is called diabetic neuropathy. It […]

The Psychology of Obesity

The Psychology of Obesity

Various experts will be presenting their understanding of the current obesity epidemic at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Issues such as why so many are so obese; with as many as 17% of teens being obese as well as the psychology of obesity will be examined. Why people are eating more Paul Rozin of […]