Archive for the 'Health' Category

The Importance of Working Your Core Muscle

The Importance of Working Your Core Muscle Suppose that at a distance you see a short, stooped figure walking with short, slow steps. Most likely, you will conclude that the person is old. The hunched posture gives you the clue. Why does aging contort so many bodies in this way? The reason is that many […]

Vital Aspects of Heart Failure

Vital Aspects of Heart Failure The American Heart Association has pointed out that over five million Americans live with heart failure each day. Diagnostically significant, almost 600,000 new cases are reported each year while many of these cases result in deadly heart attacks within the first few years of diagnosis. Heart failure is normally misunderstood […]

Healthy Heart – Tips to Keep Your Heart Fit and Avoid Cardiac Disorders

Healthy Heart – Tips to Keep Your Heart Fit and Avoid Cardiac Disorders It is for a very good reason that it is said, Precaution is better than cure. Certainly, what can be prevented should be done with the right safety measures. This is especially true for health, because once health is lost, not all […]

Putting Together a High Blood Pressure Diet

Putting Together a High Blood Pressure Diet The truism of what you put into your body is what you get out of it is extremely true. Diets control numerous functions of our health including weight, cholesterol, and even blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure could become crucial to anyone with hypertensive blood pressure levels which create […]

Common Causes of Low Blood Pressure

Common Causes of Low Blood Pressure Low blood pressure is often difficult to assign as a diagnosis to any given individual. Doctors today often struggle to determine what precisely dictates a low blood pressure number for each individual patient. Contrary to popular belief, low blood pressure is indeed a health risk for those diagnosed with […]

How Tough Is Your Gut

How Tough Is Your Gut When we eat we are allowing external substances to pass into the internal world of the body – after all the body must have essential resources in the form of nutrients to keep it functioning. However, this invariably means ingesting potentially dangerous or damaging elements that come as part and […]

What is Food Intolerance?

What is Food Intolerance? Leaky gut occurs when the permeability of the gut wall has increased to an unhealthy level. This can happen as a result of injury or illness but more commonly it is caused by a slow process of digestive decline. A highly permeable gut wall allows harmful substances such as acid and […]

The Truth About Toxins

The Truth About Toxins The key area of natural damage generated by energy production is a result of the build up of toxic waste. If you look at fuel sources such as petrol or coal for example, during the burning process a residue is produced. This needs to be cleared away once the energy has […]

Stimulate Metabolism with Exercise

Stimulate Metabolism with Exercise Approximately 60 percent to 75 percent of the energy liberated from food is expended to maintain the essential functions of the body. The energy to accomplish these functions is the basal metabolic rate (BMR) – the minimum amount of energy that the body expends to sustain life while at complete rest. […]

Why Cigarette Smoking is Bad for Your Health

Why Cigarette Smoking is Bad for Your Health Cigarette Smoking is directly responsible for 419,000 deaths from all causes in the United States. Smoking accounts for 30 percent of all deaths from cancer and 30 percent of all cardiovascular deaths. Tobacco smoke contains more than 4,000 chemicals, 60 of which are carcinogenic (capable of producing […]