Category: Live To 100

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How to Reset Your Sleep Cycle

How to Reset Your Sleep Cycle

If you can push yourself to sleep at a later time to watch another episode at Netflix, you also have the ability to reset your sleep cycle to a more consistent one. Gradually adjust your bedtime to the desired hour and stick to it — even on rest days. Changing your sleep cycle can be...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms and Risk Factors

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms and Risk Factors

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a disorder of the large intestine that comes with several symptoms, including constipation or diarrhea. Ten to fifteen percent of the world population has IBS, which has no definite actual cause. Your medical history as a child may increase your IBS risk.  IBS is a common disorder in the...

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6 Risk Factors for Bladder Cancer [Video]

6 Risk Factors for Bladder Cancer [Video]

The bladder, located in the pelvis, acts as a urine storage. Cancer of the bladder happens when cancer cells grow in the bladder’s lining and can also spread to the bladder muscles. Although bladder cancer is not common, several risk factors can increase your chances of developing such cancer. The urinary bladder, a hollow, muscular,...

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Top Tips for Lowering A1C in Diabetes [Video]

Top Tips for Lowering A1C in Diabetes [Video]

Day-to-day blood sugar testing only provides a limited info of what’s happening in the moment and not a full picture of what’s happened in the long term. An A1C test measures your average blood sugar level over the past two to three months. The hemoglobin A1C test provides more accurate info on how well you...

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The Many Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice

The Many Benefits of Aloe Vera Juice

Aloe vera juice becomes popular when enthusiasts claim its healthful benefits. The plant itself has proven medicinal and healing properties. Top nutritionists weigh in on the benefits of aloe vera juice. Top nutritionists reveal the benefits and risks of aloe vera juice. Cold-pressed aloe vera juice is popular at juice bars across the country due...

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Lung Cancer: Stages, Symptoms and Diagnosis [Video]

Lung Cancer: Stages, Symptoms and Diagnosis [Video]

Small cell and non-small cell are the types of lung cancer according to staging system. The staging system is vital in determining the rate of survival and possible treatment for each patient. Screening and early diagnosis of lung cancer can also increase the chances of successful treatment. Among deaths due to cancer, lung cancer is...

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How Diabetes Can Cause Tendon Damage

How Diabetes Can Cause Tendon Damage

High blood sugar level in diabetes accelerates mixing of fat and proteins which lead to tendon damage. Uncontrolled diabetes thickens the tendons causing tears, thus the pain. Manage diabetes through exercise, diet, and medications. Tendons are cord-like bands that connect the muscles to the bones.  It transports the force from your muscles to your bones...

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How to Lose Hormonal Belly Fat

How to Lose Hormonal Belly Fat

If you still struggle with stubborn belly fat even with regular exercise and a healthy diet, you might have a hormone imbalance. High consumption of fructose can lead to more stored fat. Reduce consumption of sugar, meat, coffee, and processed foods, since these can dramatically increase hormone levels. Are you struggling with stubborn belly fat...

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Signs You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Signs You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) causes inflammation in the joints but also affects many parts of the body. Painful joints, fatigue and mood swings are just some of the common symptoms. If untreated for a long time, RA could lead to damage in the blood vessels or Rheumatoid Vasculitis (RV). Some of the common symptoms of Rheumatoid...

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The Risks of Taking Blood Thinners [Video]

The Risks of Taking Blood Thinners [Video]

When blood clots form in the veins, it can stop blood flow to the lungs, heart, and brain, which can lead to heart attack and stroke. Blood-thinning medications are used to prevent blood clots from forming or becoming bigger. Blood thinners can help prevent other life-threatening conditions like heart attack and stroke, but it can...