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Can Snoring Lead To Cancer?

Yes it’s true that if your partner is a perennial and chronic snorer, it can really give you sleepless nights. Call it an inconvenience, an annoyance or whatever you want to call it. However, did you know that there’s a study that shows a link between snoring and cancer? It can basically cause more than just sleepless and annoying nights.

This is the shocking result of a study performed in the US. The study investigated into many “sleep disordered breathing” and one of it is snoring. Sleep disordered breathing can deprive the body of its much needed oxygen.

This particular study was carried out by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. They investigated the cancer rates of 1,500 people who took part in the study. Here’s the result. Read the rest of this entry »

Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Hypoglycemia

Have you ever experienced feeling dizzy, weak and anxious and you’re not sure why you’re experiencing those signs? Then, it eventually disappeared after you ate something? That could be hypoglycemia.

Hypoglycemia is a condition wherein the person has abnormally low blood sugar. “Hypo” meaning low and “glycemia” meaning glucose or sugar. Glucose is our body’s main source of energy. Although hypoglycemia is not a disease in itself, it can be a sign of a health problem. This is commonly associated with diabetes. However, there are other conditions that cause hypoglycemia in people who are not suffering from diabetes. Diet and medication can also cause low blood sugar. Read the rest of this entry »

How Can You Prevent Osteoporosis?

In order to better understand how to properly prevent osteoporosis, let’s first discuss what it is.

What is osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects the bone. There is decrease in its density causing it to become more fragile. It becomes increasingly porous and as a result becomes more compressible. It can be likened to a sponge. People who suffer from osteoporosis have weak and fragile bones. This makes them prone to developing fractures. Read the rest of this entry »

Home Remedies for Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection is one of the most commonly occurring medical conditions in the world. It’s very common among women but men do suffer from UTI too. In fact, more than 8 million women visit their doctor for treatment of UTI. And did you know that 20% of these women also have recurrent infection?

Why are women prone to developing UTI?
This is because of the fact that women have shorter urethra. This means that bacteria can easily crawl up to our system and start multiplying there. Men, on the other hand, have longer urethra which makes it harder for bacteria to reach there without suffering from its long acidic environment. So women exercise more care. Read the rest of this entry »

Natural Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

The pain brought about by menstrual cramps is just downright agonizing. The medical term for this is dysmenorrhea. The pain is usually located in the lower abdomen and it radiates to the lower back or thigh area. This dull, otherwise throbbing, pain is usually experienced just before or during menstrual periods. But aside from pain, menstrual cramps may also have other symptoms such as nausea, loose stools, dizziness and sweating. It can be naturally relieved by: Read the rest of this entry »

4 Health Issues That Can Hold You Up At Airport Security

Did you know that medical conditions can also cause major hold-ups at airport security? These are the 4 most popular health issues that can make going through airport security even more challenging.

1. Sore feet – the strict procedure regarding taking off shoes in airport securities is due to an incident that happened in December 2001. A man named Richard Reid unsuccessfully tried to detonate a bomb that was hidden in his shoes.

This caused a lot of distress among people with sore feet because they have to endure the discomfort and pain while they go through security check. But according to TSA, officials should not require people with sore foot to remove “comfort” footwear as they pass through security check. Read the rest of this entry »

Does Multitasking Affect Your Memory?

So we used to say that multitasking helps us become more productive…yada..yada..yada… But did you notice that in the long run, your memory also suffers? Well, at least that was my experience and for lack of information, I just blamed ageing for this phenomenon.

But according to Dr. Gary Small, the director of the UCLA longevity center, multitasking has an effect in our memory. Dr. Gary Small is also the author of The Alzheimer’s Prevention Program.

According to him, “To have a good memory, you need to focus your attention and get information into your memory stores so you can retrieve it later.” Read the rest of this entry »

Heath Tips: How To Know When You Already Need A Break and What To Do About It?

I’m sure you’re all familiar with the saying, “health is wealth”. When we were younger, we take this adage for granted thinking that, well, it’s nothing but a saying; we’re too strong and too healthy to worry about our health. But then again, the inevitable happens: we grow older. Life puts a lot on our plate and it seems like it doesn’t have any plans of stopping. Then we learned about the stress of modern life; of coping and making sure we won’t get sick so we won’t be left behind in the rat race. But how would you know that you’re getting too caught up with life and what can you do to remedy this? Here are the signs that to watch out for: Read the rest of this entry »



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