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Diabetes 101: Stay On Top Of Your Blood Sugar

Managing diabetes boils down to being well informed, tracking your numbers, and being a little careful. Keeping it in check? Easier than you’d think. With a little self-control, of course. 

The Lowdown On Hypertension: Beat The Pressure!

Seeing a high blood pressure (BP) number can be worrying but getting overly stressed about it is only going to make things worse. And yes, we realize telling someone who’s worried to...

Women And Heart Disease: What You Don’t Know Could Kill You!

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in women. The problem is both social and diagnostic in nature – women are more likely to neglect  or misread some of the warning signs...

Can Too Much Salt Damage Your Blood Vessels?

According to WHO recommendations, our salt intake shouldn't cross 2000 mg (2 grams) of salt a day. That's less than a teaspoon. Now compare that to the salt we actually consume, whether it's through...

Are You Sleep Deprived?

It might not seem like you are getting much done while you sleep, but your body is hard at work on the inside. With a good night's sleep, stress levels  decrease and you remain...

Your Heart Is Nuts About Nuts

We know that eating nuts is a good health move but do you know which nuts, in particular, keep your heart well, and how? Research proves that nuts have many heart-focused benefits and adding...

8 Warning Signs of Anemia

Anemia is a medical condition in which your red blood cell count or hemoglobin levels drop below normal. It is usually a result of excessive bleeding, thus increasing the loss of red blood cells....

Breast Cancer Symptoms And Types

Breast cancer is a condition where the breast tissue plays host to uncontrolled, malignant growth of cells. Cancer can originate in different parts of the breast. Cancers which originate in the milk glands, in...

Can A Vegetarian Diet Lower Cholesterol Levels?

Letting go of meat might seem like a hard task, but when faced with the dangers of high cholesterol, you might be looking to make changes in your lifestyle to tackle the problem. Does...