Mon Oct 24 2016

Healthy Living Tips

Playing Sports Can Lead to Arthritis

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, Geriatric Health, Men's Health, Pharmacy, The Body, Women's Health

Arthritis is a frustrating thing to deal with. Many adults have to deal with it, but a growing number of people are dealing with it after years of playing sports. I’m the first to tell people to exercise regularly and do what you can to increase the activity, but one of the problems with that [&hellip

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The Male Y Chromosome May Be Disappearing

Posted in Men's Health, Research

There's new information, at least theoretically, that the male Y chromosome could be disappearing.  This work was done at Penn State.  It's in the journal PLoS Genetics.  Researchers say there is a dramatic loss of genes from the human Y chromosome and it could eventually lead to it's complete disappearance over the next million years [&hellip

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Side-Effects to Heart Medications

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

Some people are allergic to heart drugs. Heart drugs can be very effective, but now they are more complicated than they’ve ever been. There are blood pressure medications, there are medications that control heart rate, there are medications that control the strength of how the heart beats, and they can all interact. It’s important to [&hellip

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Prostate Cancer Concern in Obese Men

Posted in Cancer, Diet / Weight Loss, Men's Health

There is definitely a growing health problem in this country and it affects all age groups, in particular, our teens and young adults.  The problem?  Obesity.  Men who are obese have a multitude of health issues to deal with.  There is heart disease, an increased risk of stroke, and many musculoskeletal issues such as the [&hellip

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High Blood Pressure in Children

Posted in General Medicine, Health Conditions, Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Women's Health

We think of high blood pressure as a problem that affects only adults but it’s important to have your child checked periodically for the condition. According to researchers at the Texas Heart Institute, children also can develop high blood pressure, especially if family members have it. Now, the main problem with high blood pressure is [&hellip

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