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Does COVID-19 Cause New Heart Problems? [Video]

Does COVID-19 Cause New Heart Problems? [Video]

Underlying cardiovascular diseases increase the risk of death from COVID-19 infection.  New reports suggest that COVID-19 causes new heart disease. Experts say it is still unclear whether the cardiac impacts of COVID-19 are long-term.  Developing studies have shown that COVID-19 not only worsen existing heart problems but also cause new ones. This finding has caused...

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Sports and Workouts to Do During Pandemic

Sports and Workouts to Do During Pandemic

Exercising outdoors is an excellent way to stay physically and mentally healthy in this pandemic.  When exercising alone or in a place with no other people, you can do so without wearing a mask granted that you keep a safe distance of about 60 feet from other people.  Avoid large crowds, but bring a face...

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Eye Twitching: Causes and Treatments

Eye Twitching: Causes and Treatments

An involuntary movement of the eyelids causes eyes to twitch.  Eye twitching may be caused by several reasons, including stress, sleep deprivation, eye strain, and consuming too much caffeine and alcohol.  Botox injections can help prevent eyelid spasms.  What is an eye twitch? An eye twitch, also called myokymia, is a spasm in the eyelid....

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The Effects of Head and Brain Injuries [Video]

The Effects of Head and Brain Injuries [Video]

The brain controls all body functions, and it is one of the essential organs. When the head gets injured, the brain might also get affected and can cause mild to severe damage. The injuries that cause severe damage and affects brain function are called traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The brain is involved in many bodily...

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Foods that may reduce Alzheimer’s risk

Foods that may reduce Alzheimer’s risk

A new study suggests that flavonoid-rich foods like tea, apples, and berries may protect people from developing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The study also noted the importance of diet on brain health, especially for people nearing their 50s. Flavonoids are believed to protect the brain through its anti-inflammatory properties. Regularly drinking tea, or snacking...

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How much vitamin D should you take?

How much vitamin D should you take?

Too much vitamin D can result in reduced bone density. The best sources of vitamin D are fatty fish and fortified dairy products.  Your body produces vitamin D after sun exposure. Vitamin D has been proven to help strengthen the bones. However, a recent JAMA study has found that taking large amounts of vitamin D...

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What You Need to Know About Astigmatism

What You Need to Know About Astigmatism

Astigmatism can either be a misshapen cornea or lens. The number one cause of astigmatism is genetics as it is present at birth and later develops while you age. Having corrective surgery and wearing corrective lenses can restore normal eyesight. What is astigmatism? A person with astigmatism has an irregularly shaped or curved cornea or...

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How to Treat Damaged Hair at Home

How to Treat Damaged Hair at Home

Swimming, rubbing your hair with a towel, and tying your hair in a ponytail can damage your locks. Dry air can dry out your hair. You can treat damaged hair by using everyday household items like avocado, butter, tea, and egg.  Use avocado to repair the damage. According to Stephen Sanna, expert colorist at the...

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Top Foods To Eat To Battle Cellulite

Top Foods To Eat To Battle Cellulite

The appearance of cellulite can be minimized by eating foods that are rich in antioxidant and inflammatory ingredients. Mixing saffron or blueberries in your dishes can enhance blood circulation and boost muscle tone thereby giving it a smoother look. Water as well as water-based fruits like grapefruit and watermelon help keep the body hydrated and...

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How to Lift Your Mood This Pandemic [Video]

How to Lift Your Mood This Pandemic [Video]

Maintaining a positive attitude during this pandemic is vital. You might sometimes get worried or anxious, but you should not allow it to make you feel down. Dr. Shannon O’Neill has some helpful tips to help you stay positive during this pandemic. The world continues to cope up with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic....