Mon Jan 23 2017

Healthy Living Tips

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

Posted in Health Conditions, Women's Health

High blood pressure is an issue for both men and women. One of the things I think about when I worry about high blood pressure is the fact that it can occur during pregnancy, and if it’s not picked up it can be a problem for the unborn baby. Another thing about high blood pressure [&hellip

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Stokes and Antidepressants

Posted in Anxiety / Depression / Stress, Medications, Stroke

Antidepressant medications help prevent depression in people who’ve had a stroke and may also be beneficial is other ways, a recent study concluded.’ Rafael Llinas, a stroke expert at Johns Hopkins, comments

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Helicobacter Pylori and Peptic Ulcers

Posted in Men's Health, Pharmacy, Women's Health

It’s an infection that infects over half the world’s population, but it rarely gets mentioned outside of medical circles. It should be something you’re aware of. It’s called helicobacter pylori. Three out of ten people in the U.S. have it. It’s important. Several years ago, it was discovered as the major cause of peptic ulcer [&hellip

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New Research on Sleep Apnea and Death Risk

Posted in Heart Health, Sleep

New research provides some of the strongest evidence yet that sleep apnea increases a person's risk for death.  Researchers followed 380 middle-aged adults in Australia for 14 years.  They found that 33%, that's 6 out of 18 people, of those with moderate to severe sleep apnea died, compared to 6.5% of those with mild sleep [&hellip

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Detecting Causes of Knee Pain

Posted in Ache / Pain, Men's Health, The Body, Women's Health

When somebody says they have knee pain, it is not an easy thing to treat. Well, let me rephrase that. It can be easy to treat because I often tell people to put ice on the area and to rest their leg. Beyond that, trying to find the cause, the underlying problems, so that it [&hellip

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