Category Archives: Wellness

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How to choose best home blood pressure monitor?

best home blood pressure monitor

Blood pressure is a crucial metric among the vital signs that provide insights into our well-being. Elevated blood pressure can lead to severe health complications such as heart disease, stroke, and kidney problems. Having the best home blood pressure monitor allows for the prevention of serious heart conditions. Let’s delve into some basics of this […]

How to Stop Stress Eating: 7 Essential Strategies

How to Stop Stress Eating

How to stop stress eating: don’t eat feelings Stress eating, or emotional eating, is linked to eating to cope with emotions such as stress. Some people experience relief from the sweet scoop of ice cream or the tasty crunch of french fries as food for them is not just fuel but a way to relax. […]

Heart-healthy eating plan: foods to eat for a heart health

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A heart-healthy diet plan and healthy lifestyle is the best way to protect against heart disease. In fact, following heart-healthy eating, avoiding sugary drinks, and getting enough sleep may reduce the risks of cardiovascular disease. Changing eating habits is often challenging, especially when you want to fine-tune your diet after years of unhealthy food consumption. […]

6 tips to lower cholesterol

cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy substance made by the liver. It is essential for good health as it builds blocks for cell membranes and creates bile acid, vitamin D, and hormones. Although our bodies need some cholesterol, too much of it may clog up the arteries and lead to health problems, including heart disease. Cholesterol, like […]

Can stress cause a stroke?

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Stress can be defined as a state of emotional or physical tension caused by any event or difficult situation that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or nervous. Everyone experiences stress to some degree, and the way we respond to stress affects our overall well-being. Response to stress helps individuals to adjust to new situations. It […]

What is a portable EKG machine used for?

EKG machine

Heart disease is reportedly the leading cause of death in America. Every year, about 647 000 people die because of ischemia and heart attack. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately every 40 seconds, an American will have a heart attack. A portable EKG machine is a lightweight and easy-to-carry device designed […]

Obesity and leptin: understanding overweight

obesity and leptin

Obesity and overweight have become serious worldwide problems, affecting children and adults. As it is estimated, over 43% of Americans have obesity, while 30.7% are overweight. People with obesity have high levels of leptin. According to some suggestions, leptin is one of the four hormones determining weight. However, no proper research supports such a simplified […]

How to break sugar addiction?

sugar addiction

Today sugar is found naturally in many foods and is almost impossible to avoid. Sugary foods and drinks cause dependence, also known as sugar addiction. Individuals crave sugar, as it releases endorphins, which boost energy with other body chemicals. Recent studies published by PLoS claim that sugar is as addictive as drugs like cocaine and […]

Ozempic for weight loss: a magic drug?

ozempic for weight loss

Ozempic is FDA (Food and Drug Administration)-approved injectable medication prescribed to adults with type 2 diabetes to manage their blood sugar. However, it became a growing weight loss trend for people without diabetes, who started taking Ozempic for weight loss. As Ozempic isn’t approved for weight loss, Novo Nordisk (the company that makes Ozempic) presented a […]

Why You Need To Be Using These 3 ECG Apps?

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Three (3) Must-Have ECG Apps You’ll Surely Love! Picture this in your mind: You are jogging alone in the streets a few blocks away from your home. You suddenly feel really exhausted so you decide to sit down for a while on a curb. Your heart beats fast and you start to gasp heavily. There’s […]