August 2018 archive

PANCREATITIS: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is a long, flat gland that found behind the stomach in the upper abdomen. The pancreas secretes enzymes that help digestion and hormones that help regulate the way your body processes sugar (glucose). Pancreatitis can result as acute pancreatitis which means it appears …

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10 COMMON REASONS WHY YOU’RE NOT LOSING WEIGHT

You may be able to shed out some weight at first, without much effort. However, weight loss may slow down or stop altogether after sometime. This article centers on common reasons why you’re not losing weight after much effort. It also contains actionable measures on how to break through the plateau and get things moving …

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KETO DIET MEAL PLAN AND MENU THAT WILL TRANSFORM YOUR BODY

If you find yourself in a conversation about dieting or weight loss, possible are you’ll hear of the ketogenic, or keto, diet. That’s because the keto diet has become one of the most common methods worldwide to shed excess weight and enhance health. Studies has demonstrated that adopting this low-carb, high-fat diet can improve fat …

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6 FOODS THAT LOWER TESTOSTERONE LEVELS

Testosterone is a sex hormone that plays an important role in health. Maintaining healthy levels of testosterone is necessary for gaining muscle mass, enhancing sexual function and boosting strength. Not to mention, alterations in testosterone levels have been connected with a number of health problems, including obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes, and heart …

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5 HEALTH BENEFITS OF VITAMIN A

Vitamin A is the generic term for a group of fat-soluble compounds highly essential for human health. They’re important for many processes in your body, such as maintaining healthy vision, ensuring the proper function of your immune system and organs and aiding the proper growth and development of babies in the womb. It’s suggested that …

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POISON IVY RASH: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Poison ivy rash is occurring as an allergic reaction to an oily resin known as urushiol (u-ROO-she-ol). This oil is in the roots stems, and leaves of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. Wash your skin as soon as you come into contact with this oil, unless you know you’re not allergic to it. …

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POOR COLOR VISION: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Poor or deficient color vision is an inability to see clearly the difference between some colors, but color is still seen. Some people commonly use the term “colorblind” for this disorder. But true colorblindness in which everything is seen in shades of black and white is uncommon. Poor color vision is normally inherited. Men are …

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15 BEST HANGOVER FOODS

A hangover is your body’s reaction to drinking excess alcohol. Symptoms include nausea, fatigue, and headache, dehydration, sensitivity to light, or dizziness that lasts for several hours. Research on hangovers is limited, and the exact procedures behind them are not well understood. It’s thought that the body undergoes specific hormonal and immune responses during a …

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EFFECT OF PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME (PMS)

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) has varieties of signs and symptoms, such as mood swings, food cravings, tender breasts, irritability, fatigue, and depression. It’s suggested that as many as 3 of every 4 menstruating women have had some form of premenstrual syndrome. Symptoms appear to recur in a predictable pattern. But the physical and emotional changes you …

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MALE BREAST CANCER: SYMPTOMS & CAUSES

Male breast cancer is an uncommon cancer that builds up in the breast tissue of men. Though breast cancer is most commonly thought of as a disease that affects women, breast cancer does happen to men. Male breast cancer is mostly common in older men, though it can occur at any age. Men diagnosed with …

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