How To Cut Your Sodium

Sodium can cause Major heart problems down the road. Canned vegetables and lunch meat taste high in salt, but not all foods that are high in sodium are so easily recognized. You may not think that a bagel tastes salty, but a 4 inch oat bran bagel contains 451 MG of sodium. That’s almost a quarter of the recommended daily intake. Continue reading “How To Cut Your Sodium” »

Hypertension Medications

Patients suffering from chronic hypertension will probably be prescribed either hypertension medications or other measures to help lower their blood pressure. Regular use of blood pressure monitors helps to track the effect the hypertension medications have on the patient’s blood pressure. Continue reading “Hypertension Medications” »

Heart Disease Facts

Many facts about heart disease are important to know even if you are not a sufferer of heart disease. The term heart disease is a very general euphemism used to deal with a number of diseases affecting the heart. Included in this description are pulmonary heart disease, coronary artery disease, angina and congestive heart failure. Continue reading “Heart Disease Facts” »

Health Tips For Men

If It Ain’t Broke; Don’t Fix It!  The credence of most men, when it comes to their health, is, “if it ain’t broke; don’t fix it!” It is usually the nagging wife or mother that pushes them through the doorway of their doctor’s office, or undeniable and painful or incapacitating symptoms. Continue reading “Health Tips For Men” »

Help for Diabetes

Over 18 million people in the United States have diabetes. An estimated 13 million have been diagnosed while another 5 million are unaware that they have the disease. Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Tommy G. Thompson announced findings from the Diabetes Prevention Program’s clinical trial Continue reading “Help for Diabetes” »

The Benefits Of Probiotics

Bacteria Can Be Good For You! When we think of bacteria, we generally think it is bad. While this can be true, many of us are not aware that certain forms of bacteria can in fact be good for us. “Good” bacteria essentially combat the development of “bad” bacteria, which in turn strengthens our immune system and wards off disease. Continue reading “The Benefits Of Probiotics” »

Hypothyroidism And Depression

Hypothyroidism is caused by the malfunctioning of the thyroid gland .Hypothyroidism is a common hormone deficiency. It is more common among females than in males. The basic symptoms of hypothyroidism are weight gain, dry skin and hair loss, intolerance to cold and puffy facial features. If hypothyroidism is left untreated, there is a risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, depression and migraine. Continue reading “Hypothyroidism And Depression” »

Ion Body Detox

Walking on the beach is so relaxing and peaceful, when the gush of water touches your feet. It’s more than relaxing experience as it detoxifies our body and leads to a fresh feeling and rejuvenates our mind and body. one can even try this out at home, before sleeping wash your feet and then try going to bed.One can notice the difference. Continue reading “Ion Body Detox” »

Detox Symptoms

In today’s modern world most of the people are suffering from one or the other disease. And the attack of these problems is via environment and the food we eat. It sounds strange that how food can make us unwell! After industrialisation the excessive use of chemical fertilizers has lead to accumulation of chemicals and pesticides in our body. Continue reading “Detox Symptoms” »

Sodium restriction

Sodium restriction involves more than not adding salt to your food, but includes accounting for the sodium that is already in it, or, more likely, added to it. It requires reading labels and estimating the sodium content of your food. A desirable limit on sodium is 2GM or 2000 mg per day. Achieving this limit generally involves minimizing or avoiding prepared and processed foods. Continue reading “Sodium restriction” »

Complementary and Alternative Treatment Options for Atherosclerosis

Dietary considerations: There is more to the dietary approach to atherosclerosis than eliminating fat from the diet. Fat restriction is important, but there are other dietary strategies that can be used to help lower cholesterol. As well, there are a variety of vitamins, nutrients, and micronutrients that can lower the risk of heart disease when consumed as part of a fat-restricted diet. Continue reading “Complementary and Alternative Treatment Options for Atherosclerosis” »

Heart valve failure : Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Heart valve failure: Human heart has mainly three types of valve. Inability of heart to beat i.e. to pump the blood is called as heart failure. The failure of heart conduction leads to heart failure. Number of factors causes Heart failure. Heart failure is also called as Congestive heart failure. Both sides of the heart or only side fails to pump blood and leads to heart failure. Continue reading “Heart valve failure : Causes, Symptoms, Treatment” »