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6 Brain-Boosting Tips You Should Follow

6 Brain-Boosting Tips You Should Follow

One of the most feared consequences that comes with aging is cognitive impairment. But based on study finding, aerobic and weight training can help delay mental decline and may even sharpen memory. Keeping your brain stimulated through challenging activities is also beneficial to your brain in a way that it can train it to think...

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Top Benefits of Walking 10,000 Steps Daily

Top Benefits of Walking 10,000 Steps Daily

Health experts these days often recommend walking 10,000 steps a day as a personal goal to fitness. It serves as a motivational guideline to push people to exercise and move more. Walking is chock full of benefits such as promoting cardiovascular health, building stronger lungs, muscles, and bones, and simply making you feel good and...

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How to Use Ginger for Arthritis Relief

How to Use Ginger for Arthritis Relief

Ginger has been shown to help ease symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This popular kitchen spice contains the phytochemicals gingerol, shogoal, and zingerone, which can fight inflammation and relieve arthritis symptoms.  Ginger may be taken in whole-food form or as a dietary supplement in the form of powder, extract, capsule, tea, tincture, or oil....

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Why Are My Fingers Swollen?

Why Are My Fingers Swollen?

Swollen fingers and toes are caused by fluid retention inside the body. Consuming too much salt may cause fluid retention. Some health conditions, such as arthritis, and some autoimmune disease, can also cause fluid retention.  Fluid Retention Swollen fingers and hands usually happen when body fluids build up in joints or tissues. Besides a salty...

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What is Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm? [Video]

What is Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm? [Video]

An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) refers to a swelling and weak spot in the aorta, the body’s biggest blood vessel. Over time, AAAs can get bigger and burst, causing severe pain and fatal internal bleeding. Due to the absence of symptoms, AAAs are usually only detected during routine medical exams. What is Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm?...

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9 Warning Signs of Liver Trouble

9 Warning Signs of Liver Trouble

Jaundice, itching, and an excessively bloated belly may be a sign of liver disease. Obesity may lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Heavy drinking can take a toll on the liver and lead to liver cirrhosis.  If you experience any (or all) of these signs, it might be time to visit your doctor. 1. Yellowish...

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The Best Diet to Sidestep Breast Cancer Risks

The Best Diet to Sidestep Breast Cancer Risks

One of the best ways to lower your breast cancer risk is to watch what you eat, says Dipali Sharma of John Hopkins Medicine. Though no single diet can cure breast cancer, healthy choices can contribute to prevention and risk reduction. In the US, 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer at one...

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What You Should Know About Coronary Artery Disease

What You Should Know About Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a potentially fatal condition and the top cause of death in the United States. The disease is a result of plaque buildup in the walls of blood vessels that cause blockages to blood flow. Medications and lifestyle modifications can effectively restore blood flow and protect against major complications. Coronary artery...

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Stroke and Aneurysm: How are they different?

Stroke and Aneurysm: How are they different?

Stroke and aneurysm are conditions that involve blood vessels in the brain. An aneurysm may lead to a certain type of stroke. Both conditions may be life-threatening.  Stroke and aneurysm are both dangerous – affecting any age, and permanently damaging the brain. According to neurologist Dr. Jessica Carpenter, these two conditions both involve blood vessels...

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Understanding the Causes of Fatigue [Video]

Understanding the Causes of Fatigue [Video]

Fatigue is a feeling of constant tiredness and having no energy and motivation to do things. It can be a symptom of another condition or disease. While fatigue is common, chronic fatigue syndrome may lead to other serious conditions. What is fatigue? Tiredness, exhaustion, lack of energy, and motivation are the common terms for fatigue....