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Low Cholesterol Foods For a Healthier Heart

If you have a busy lifestyle, you may have difficulty finding the time to eat healthy food. Most of us are guilty of this and we tend to grab the nearest thing available without thinking about the long term consequences of what we are putting in our mouths. But if you have cholesterol problems, you…

A New Blood Pressure Breakthrough

High blood pressure is a serious condition that can be the precursor to cardiovascular problems such as heart attack or stroke. Despite the potential dangers of untreated hypertension, high blood pressure can be effectively controlled with drugs like Coversyl, that fall into the category of ACE inhibitors. Your body produces a compound known as an…

Instant Calm For Anxiety Sufferers

Here are some instant calming techniques that you can apply if you are suffering from anxiety. They should bring you some relief and help slow down the escalation of anxiety. 1. If you wake up at night feeling anxious, get out of bed. Go flip on the TV or turn on some music. Walk around…

How to Test For Black Mold

In most homes it is likely that someone will, at some point, find mold. Black mold is one of the most toxic molds out there. This type of mold can cause serious health problems for those that are exposed to it. In extreme cases it can even cause death. Some of the illnesses caused by…

High Blood Pressure Natural Cures

High blood pressure natural cures are a good answer if your doctor has told you that you have high blood pressure and must lower it or risk serious problems. The most important thing you can do is to change your diet. Here are five diet changes that can help lower your pressure naturally. 1. Cut…

Lower Cholesterol by Eating Less Fatty Food

If you are dealing with cholesterol problems, the first line of defense is a balanced and healthy diet. By targeting to lower the bad LDL cholesterol in your bloodstream, you will effectively prevent the occurrence of heart disease and blocked arteries. Below is a guide to how to best lower cholesterol. Reducing your consumption of…

High Blood Pressure Natural Cures

High blood pressure natural cures are a good answer if your doctor has told you that you have high blood pressure and must lower it or risk serious problems. The most important thing you can do is to change your diet. Here are five diet changes that can help lower your pressure naturally. 1. Cut…

7 Good Reasons to Lose Weight

Losing even 10% of your body weight can have a very positive effect on your system. Losing weight is not easy but there are some really good reasons to keep on trying. Reason 1: lower blood pressure High blood pressure is really hard on your blood vessels especially the tiniest ones called capillaries. There are…

A Walk With Anxiety

All your life the plan was to be a doctor. You were told this would happen, started to believe this would happen, and talked about it with family and friends. In fact, you took classes towards this goal in high school. Interestingly, it was a big stretch to try and understand the material or even…

Health Benefits Of Reishi For Cancer

Cancer is one of the most dreaded diseases in the western world. It tends to rob the lives not only of the elderly, but the young people as well. Chemotherapy and radiation are common treatments, however, the side effects can be devastating for the individual and therefore, many are turning to alternative therapies. Reishi mushroom…

Radioactive Iodine Treatment and Your Immune System

I was diagnosed with Papillary Thyroid Cancer in March of 2008. I was only 27 years old at the time, and in complete shock. I decided to get checked on a whim because my older sister was diagnosed the previous year (even though papillary thyroid cancer isn’t always hereditary). I had absolutely no symptoms and…