Category: Live To 100

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Acid Reflux: What You Need to KNow

Acid Reflux: What You Need to KNow

Acid reflux occurs when acid from the stomach goes back to the esophagus, the passage that connects the stomach to the throat. One symptom of acid reflux is heartburn – an unpleasant, burning felt in the chest and the throat. While the stomach is made to handle the corrosiveness of acid, the esophagus is not....

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8 Simple Health Changes for a Clean Eating Lifestyle

8 Simple Health Changes for a Clean Eating Lifestyle

Clean eating involves whole natural foods that are free from preservatives and harmful chemicals. Reducing inflammation and having a youthful skin are among the many benefits of a clean eating plan. Carefully reading the labels of the foods that you buy and maintaining a nutritious diet are part of the easy changes you can make....

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Why Your Vitamin B12 Supplement Won’t Help Your Nerve Pain

If you’ve talked to any expert on neuropathy or done even basic research on the condition – you’ll know that vitamin B12 is perhaps the most important vitamin for boosting your nerve health. So why would I tell you that it won’t help with your neuropathy? It’s not that B12 CAN’T help boost nerve health...

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Key to Better Blood Pressure Control is Home Monitoring

Key to Better Blood Pressure Control is Home Monitoring

Home blood pressure monitoring can help to achieve optimal high blood pressure management. Blood pressure numbers can be better understood with home monitoring on a regular basis. Home blood pressure monitoring can help patients save costs on office visits, urgent care and medications. Results from a pilot initiative, presented at the American Heart Association’s Joint Hypertension 2018...

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Setting Aside More Alcohol-Free Days Reduces A Middle-Aged Risk of Certain Diseases

Setting Aside More Alcohol-Free Days Reduces A Middle-Aged Risk of Certain Diseases

Drink Free Days is a campaign that aims to reduce weekly alcohol consumption. Frequent and high levels of alcohol consumption are linked to many health problems. Drinking more alcohol than the recommended levels can shorten lifespan. Drink Free Days is a new joint campaign that was introduced by the officials of Public Health England (PHE)...

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32-year-old Nurse Diagnosed with Colon Cancer, Warns Others to Get Screened

32-year-old Nurse Diagnosed with Colon Cancer, Warns Others to Get Screened

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Signs and symptoms of colon cancer include blood in the stool, constant abdominal discomfort and a sudden change in your bowel movements. No family history of the disease and not having any risk factors does not exempt you from the disease, according...

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A Subtle Red Flag of Stroke that Is Often Missed

A Subtle Red Flag of Stroke that Is Often Missed

The most common sign of a stroke that we know is the sudden inability to talk or move, especially on one side of the body. But there are subtle signs of stroke that most people are not aware of that’s why they are often ignored. A recent study shows that people under 45 would not...

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Type 3 Diabetes: What You Should Know About The Disease

Type 3 Diabetes: What You Should Know About The Disease

Neuropathologist Suzanne de la Monte called Alzheimer’s disease as “Type 3 Diabetes” ten years ago. Dementia experts raised a lot of questions regarding her statement. Through the years, however, researchers found that amyloid accumulation (the condition present in an Alzheimer’s patient’s brain) is attributed by insulin resistance in the brain, which negatively impacts memory and...

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Seven Ways to Achieve Liver Wellness

Seven Ways to Achieve Liver Wellness

The liver is the largest organ in the body that carries out more than 500 roles in the human body. Its primary job is to filter the blood coming from the digestive tract before passing it to the rest of the body. It also detoxifies chemicals and metabolizes drugs. It is the only organ in...