Burning sensation in mouth – causes, treatment, precautions

I have burning sensation in my mouth. I feel burning sensations on my tongue, palate, lips, gums and inside the cheeks. Why do I feel so ? Is this a serious problem? Do I need to do certain blood tests to find out its cause? How can this be treated? What types of treatments are available for this problem? If there is any thing I can do to have some relief. Continue reading “Burning sensation in mouth – causes, treatment, precautions” »

Fat Free Cooking Methods

Need for fat free food. Fat foods are the sources of weight gain. When excess fats are supplied to fat cells present in the body, these cells start circulating the fatty acids to other cells such as liver cells. Weight gain can lead to some diseases such as type II diabetes, stroke, heart problems, and cardiovascular disorders, so one should avoid fat foods. Continue reading “Fat Free Cooking Methods” »

The Diabetic Diet

Diabetic recipes can be delicious as well as nutritious. Avoid high blood sugar and low blood sugar by following a well-designed meal plan. The thought of having to convert to eating a diabetic diet can be intimidating, especially to someone who is newly diagnosed with diabetes. Continue reading “The Diabetic Diet” »

Diabetes and Diet

You’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes and enough of what the doctor said has sunk in that you realize you need to closely evaluate your diet. Although there was probably a lot of “don’t eat this” and “be sure to watch out for that,” hopefully there was also some encouragement, Continue reading “Diabetes and Diet” »

Diabetes And Heart Disease Issues

Diabetes and heart disease are common concerns of people approaching middle age. Generally, mid-lifers begin to look after their health more carefully since the effects of aging become more noticeable. The desire to avoid the aches and pains of aging and to put-off the contraction of potentially life-threatening illnesses are strong motivators to living more healthily. Continue reading “Diabetes And Heart Disease Issues” »

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” »

Antioxidant, Polyphenol-Rich Mediterranean Diet Could Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and currently affects over 13 million people worldwide. The direct and indirect cost of Alzheimer care is over $100 billion in the US alone. A recent US multi-ethnic study has suggested that a greater adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet could cut the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by a whopping 68 percent. Continue reading “Antioxidant, Polyphenol-Rich Mediterranean Diet Could Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk” »

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” »

How nuts can keep you young

Go ahead, go nuts- add them to your diet!  Nuts are great for both your body and mind.  These hard shelled fruits are definitely hard core when it comes to anti aging.  So here it is, the nutty truth cracked wide open.  Read on to know how nuts can keep you healthy and young. So here they are, the top health benefits of nuts. Continue reading “How nuts can keep you young” »

Diabetes and Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, there are number of things you have to ensure for you as well as your baby’s health. And if you are prone with diabetes, then you need to be extra cautious and take extra safety measures to have a healthy pregnancy. Studies have shown that babies born to ladies with diabetes have a greater risk for birth defects due to high blood glucose levels and ketones that may pass through the placenta to your baby. Continue reading “Diabetes and Pregnancy” »