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    Exercising, reducing salt, maintaining a healthy weight, and other lifestyle modifications can help to lower blood pressure One in three adults worldwide has high blood pressure according to the World Health Organization. Left untreated, the condition – also known as hypertension – could lead to strokes, heart attacks, heart failure, kidney damage and many other health problems. The good news is that simple lifestyle changes can help to significantly reduce…

    May 17, 2024
  • As most mothers know it can be hard to bounce back after giving birth for the first, second, or third time! Nothing is guaranteed and we are all different. But there are some things you can try. From allowing yourself the time to recover to seeing to emotional needs, here are some ideas. 1. Embrace the Magic of Breastfeeding You’ve done the hard part, and now it’s a case of…

  • Aging can bring health issues with it. Some chronic, some new. A majority of older adults have one or more chronic health issues and often, more than one. If you are anywhere close to fifty years old or just there, it doesn’t hurt to be aware of what to expect so that you can take the necessary steps to make sure you live a healthy life. Prevention is better than…

  • New research suggests five lifestyle modifications could be used as a primary prevention strategy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS, says Cleveland Clinic expert. World IBS Awareness Day is on 19 April. Several lifestyle choices can greatly reduce an individual’s risk of developing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and these healthy habits can also form part of a holistic approach to managing existing cases of IBS. IBS is a common but…

  • Why air travel can cause dehydration, fatigue, ear issues, bloating, and viral infections, and how best to avoid these effects. Environmental factors in an airplane cabin and the process of traveling itself can affect the body’s normal functioning, but several precautions can be taken to minimize the impact. The pressure, temperature and oxygen levels in the cabin fluctuate, and the humidity level is lower than it is at sea level.…

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