I’m Over This Cold, so Why Am I Still Coughing?

By | 2019-02-11T20:44:06-05:00 January 21st, 2019|Health News, Tips & Research, Immune System|

I’m Over This Cold, so Why Am I Still Coughing? Written by Cathy Cassata on January 17, 2019 That persistent tickle in your throat doesn’t usually mean you’re still sick. Here’s why cold symptoms can stick around after our bodies have fought off the illness. You’re finally over that nasty cold, but can’t seem to get rid of the lingering cough it left behind. Should you be worried? “Many patients want [...]

Health news that’s music to your ears

By | 2019-01-08T09:32:26-05:00 January 8th, 2019|Health News, Tips & Research|

Health news that's music to your ears Have you ever noticed that listening to music somehow makes you feel better? If you've ever used music to exercise a little longer or distract yourself from stressful or painful situations, you were feeling what neuroscientists have discovered: that listening to music heightens positive emotion through the reward centers of the brain. In fact, almost no brain center is unaffected by music, which means [...]

Chronic fatigue syndrome may be due to an overactive immune system, study finds

By | 2018-12-28T09:22:04-05:00 December 28th, 2018|Health News, Tips & Research|

Chronic fatigue syndrome may be due to an overactive immune system, study finds By Nina Avramova, CNN Updated 3:08 PM ET, Mon December 17, 2018 (CNN)Chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition that causes extreme tiredness, could be triggered by an overactive immune system, a study has found. UK researchers found that an exaggerated immune response can trigger long-lasting fatigue, suggesting this is how the condition -- also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis or [...]

Foot massage techniques and benefits

By | 2018-11-29T11:14:48-05:00 November 29th, 2018|Health News, Tips & Research|

Foot massage techniques and benefits Last reviewed Fri 23 November 2018 By Lana Burgess Reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT At the end of a long day, many people enjoy giving or receiving a foot massage. Foot massage can aid relaxation and may relieve muscle aches.There are many ways to massage feet that are easy to try at home. This article gives step-by-step instructions for 12 foot [...]

6 Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

By | 2018-11-07T10:40:54-05:00 November 7th, 2018|Cardiovascular Health, Health News, Tips & Research|

6 Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore IN THIS ARTICLE Weakness in Your Arms and Legs Chest Pain Tenderness and Pain in the Back of Your Lower Leg Blood in Your Urine Wheezing Suicidal Thoughts Most aches and pains are rarely a big deal. But there are a few critical symptoms that you should have checked out as soon as possible. See your doctor if you have any of these things. Weakness in [...]

Slash ALL Your Critical Numbers and Save Your Life with a Single (Bitter) Pill

By | 2018-10-29T09:30:04-04:00 October 29th, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Cardiovascular Health, Health News, Tips & Research|

HSI Health Sciences Institute Vol. 19, No. 6 by Michele Cagan Your risk of heart attack—in the near future—may be much greater than you think.  If you have either type 2 diabetes OR high blood pressure, you’re more than twice as likely to suffer a cardiac event.  That risk jumps to eight times greater—an 800% increase—if you have both. And when those two are combined with cholesterol problems, you face a 1900% [...]

Medical Breakthroughs in Hearing, Vision Loss

By | 2018-10-17T10:18:08-04:00 October 17th, 2018|Eye Health, Health News, Tips & Research|

New treatments can help people deal with tinnitus, cataracts and more by Sari Harrar, AARP The Magazine, October/November 2018 | Comments: 0 BEN BAKER A sound-therapy system helps Nick Stein deal with his tinnituis. LIKE SNOWFLAKES or fingerprints, the phantom noises that are heard by the 50 million American adults with tinnitus are unique. Some sufferers are tortured by constant buzzing; others, by hissing or ringing. For Los Angeles independent TV [...]

Is a Haywire Body Clock Tied to Mood Disorders?

By | 2018-09-11T09:52:14-04:00 September 11th, 2018|Health News, Tips & Research|

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There may be a genetic link between mood disorders and the body's internal clock, a new study suggests. Research published earlier this year linked disruptions in the body clock (circadian rhythms) with an increased risk of mood issues such as depression and bipolar disorders. In this new study, researchers analyzed data from 71,500 people in the United Kingdom and [...]

Every Vaccine You Need After Age 50

By | 2018-09-06T09:40:22-04:00 September 6th, 2018|Health News, Tips & Research|

If you've lost track of which shot you last got — or are worried you don't know the latest about something like the new shingles vaccine — check out this list of what you need, when by Barbara Stepko, AARP, August 10, 2018 | Comments: 141     Just a little pinch. For many of us, the word “vaccination” conjures images of dreaded trips to the pediatrician decades ago. But it’s [...]

The best breakfast foods for health

By | 2018-08-21T10:36:26-04:00 August 21st, 2018|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Diet & Excercise, Health News, Tips & Research|

Last reviewed Mon 20 August 2018 By Shannon Brosek Reviewed by Katherine Marengo LDN, RD   Many people believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as it breaks the nighttime fast and kick-starts a person's metabolism.   However, popular American breakfast foods, such as donuts, pastries, and pancakes, are laden with saturated fat and sugar and contain little protein or fiber. A healthful breakfast is one that [...]

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