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Feb 17 2017
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Diabetes is horrible for 347 million reasons. But it doesn’t have to be a death sentence—or even daily insulin shots. It starts by knowing the warning signs. Here are 16 of the most subtle yet vital warning signs to know that could save your life. // 1. Excessive Thirst When glucose levels in the blood are high, it ultimately leads to water being absorbed out of the bloodstream. This brings on thirst, which in itself, might seem like a minor nuisance. However, the underlying reason for the dehydration can be very serious....

Feb 16 2017
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Comments Off on 30 Healthy Foods That Are Making You Fat

We all know that cutting junk food from your diet is a vital first step towards fat loss, however some of the seemingly “healthy” foods you swap in are higher in calories, fat, and sugar content than you’d expect. Even foods like salad, yogurt, fruit, and nuts can cause some serious problems if not portioned correctly. These sneaky “diet destroyers” may be limiting your ability to stay healthy and lose weight. Don’t get me wrong, the items listed here are certainly healthy however the food industry likes to do evil things to...

Feb 09 2017
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The heart is perhaps the most important human organ but one often overlooked when dieting – here are nine of the best foods you should be eating to look after your heart. // Oatmeal Oatmeal is a staple of many breakfasts and has long been touted as being integral to maintaining a healthy, balanced diet. However, it has recently come to light that it is also extremely good at keeping the heart going long into old age. In a study undertaken by Harvard University students, findings indicated that people who consume at least 33...

Feb 09 2017
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Comments Off on 13 Hidden Signs You Have a Thyroid Problem

Very few people know they’re suffering from thyroid problems, even if an estimated 59 million people in America alone are suffering from them. If not treated or corrected, it can affect your health and impact the quality of your life. In case you didn’t know, the thyroid is that butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that regulates a lot of bodily functions. There are many symptoms that point to a thyroid problem, and here are 13 of them. // 1) Cold Temperature Intolerance A symptom of an underactive thyroid is sensitivity or...

Feb 09 2017
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Comments Off on 15 Cancer Causing Foods You Probably Don’t Know

We probably don’t think the food we are eating every day might cause us cancer. However there is definitely a connection between diet and cancer. As cancer became a plague of our modern age, a lot of research has been carried out to try and stem the amount of cases. With many reports on the relationship of diet to cancer available nowadays, we want to inform you about the most cancer causing foods. So keep reading and stay healthy! // 15. Canned Tomatoes Though fresh organic tomatoes help the body resist infections and actually...

Feb 08 2017
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Comments Off on Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer

As women we are always aware of our body and what is happening to it. We check for lumps but what about the stuff we can’t see with the naked eye? Ovarian cancer has a few nicknames of its own like, the silent killer. Names like this are made up because ovarian cancer can already be in your body without you even knowing about it. It’s important to listen to your body and pay attention to the little things. 70% of ovarian cancer cases are not even detected until they are already in stage III. Always be honest with your gynaecologist...

Feb 06 2017
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Comments Off on Top 10 Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease You Shouldn’t Ignore

A common misconception that a lot of people have about Alzheimer’s is that it is solely an “old people’s disease.” But this fact can’t be more farther than the truth. While advanced age is definitely a risk factor for this disease, it can also strike people in their forties- especially if they have immediate family members who were known to have early-onset dementia. The bad news: there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease. The good news: if the disease is detected early enough, the symptoms can be alleviated and controlled...

Feb 03 2017
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Comments Off on 10 Cancer Symptoms You Are Likely To Ignore

No doubt about it, cancer is a vicious disease that destroys many lives. It’s important for everyone to be aware of early cancer symptoms that are easy to detect. Here’s 10 cancer symptoms you are likely to ignore: // 1. Swollen feet or legs Edema is a condition where fluid abnormally builds up in your body. If swelling occurs when you stand for long periods, this can be a sign of Edema. It is a cancer symptom that is often ignored, and in particular can be a sign of kidney, liver or ovarian cancers. If you have this symptom,...

Feb 01 2017
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Comments Off on 4 Conditions Typically Experienced by People with Heart Disease

You can’t completely prevent ill-health, but you can take healthy steps to help ensure a long and healthy life for yourself. Heart disease kills thousands of people every day, so symptoms which may indicate heart disease are not to be treated lightly. If you are concerned about heart disease, or if you just want to learn more about it, read on for the early warning signs which will help you learn what to look out for and what you should be concerned about. // 1. Dizziness Dizzy spells can effect a lot of different people and...

Jan 29 2017
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Comments Off on 10 Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease You Shouldn’t Ignore

The ability to hold a pen or a pencil and write out a note is one of the first things we learn to do in school. // 10. Difficulty Writing Therefore, it is shocking when this can become a difficult task later on in life. The inability to form letters or have them make sense is one of the biggest signs of Alzheimer’s that you should take note of. // ...

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