Dieting During Summer

The hotter the weather, the smaller our clothing. But swimsuits, shorts, and tank tops can be very unflattering if you’ve been out of shape. So now is the time, with days being longer and temperatures milder, to start working out in earnest.

Helpful Hints To Help You Boost Your Body’s Immune System

Constantly under attack from millions of microorganisms with which we share the planet is the human body which is why it is important not to take your immune system for granted.

How To Use Your Diet To Control Your Cholesterol

Do you love to eat fatty foods? If yes, then you might be a candidate for heart problems. According to medical studies, the incidence of heart attacks and coronary artery disease is a result of an escalation of blood cholesterol levels. That’s why people with high cholesterol levels should try to lower the levels so they won’t develop degenerative diseases. You can do this by switching to a low-cholesterol diet and engaging regular exercise. You can also take medications (if your physician prescribes them).

Eat Healthy For Your Life

Not many people give much thought and importance to their nutritional needs. They aren’t aware that if the brain doesn’t get enough protein, it won’t develop correctly, or that if the female body doesn’t get enough certain substances, metabolism will fluctuate, causing weight gain.

Using Pain Relief For Fibromyalgia

Affecting the musculoskeletal system is a chronic disease known as fibromyalgia syndrome or FMS. Muscle and joint aches, chronic fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, headaches and tenderness in several of eighteen specific areas, or “trigger points” on the body are generally the symptoms though they may vary widely among sufferers. Sufferers would often overlook fibromyalgia due to the inevitable result of a busy schedule and everyday stress. When patients do seek treatment, doctors often misdiagnose fibromyalgia as rheumatoid arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, or another musculoskeletal condition. It affects women far more often than men, at a ratio of about ten to one. While some cases result from a specific trauma, more often the exact cause is unknown.

Teenage Acne And Its Causes

During the early teen years, boys and girls are at greater risk for acne breakouts, when the oil glands in the body start over-producing sebum (skin oil that can resemble grease). Adding to the problem, your body sheds dead skin cells constantly – and some people have “sticky” skin cells that don’t shed normally – they just remain attached to the skin. For those people who suffer from acne, these excess skin cells plug up the hair follicles as they mix with the oil.

What Are The Changes Girls Will Face During Puberty?

Girls go through many changes during puberty, some physical while others psychological. These changes include fat distribution, menstruation, body composition, body and facial hair growth, growth spurts, skin changes and body odor. During puberty the body physically changes as the fat tissue increases in the breasts, hips, and thighs, producing the typical female shape. There are all these changes in girls during puberty so what effect does acne have on girls during this difficult and emotional time?

High Blood Pressure, Alias Hypertension – Health Public Enemy Number One

Many people call it the “silent killer”, because even if you feel no pain and go about your everyday life feeling hunky-dory, your brain, heart and kidneys are actually being affected. Blood pressure is the force exerted by circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels, and constitutes one of the principal vital signs. If you are lucky enough to have a normal blood pressure, you and your physician can work hand-in-hand to maintain aforementioned normalcy. If your blood pressure is too high, you need treatment to prevent damage to your body’s organs.