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Cholesterol myths and facts for healthier, longer life

Cholesterol myths and facts for healthier, longer life

This time we debunked most popular cholesterol myths, and observed facts. But first of all, let us talk about the main reasons for high cholesterol levels. They are unhealthy diet (too high in saturated fat), excess weight, and lack of physical activity. Also, your age and gender, your family history, and your health in general Continue reading Cholesterol myths and facts for healthier, longer life

Top 10 stress-related illnesses

Top 10 stress-related illnesses

Did you know that stress can make you sick, literally? We picked most common stress-related illnesses and health conditions proved by studies. Particularly, stress may increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes. In addition, it worsens gastrointestinal problems. What else? Stress-related illnesses: A to Z Aging. Stress affects how you age, and may cause Continue reading Top 10 stress-related illnesses

Another older adults health guide: new habits and more

Another older adults health guide: new habits and more

We are often talking about the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, no matter how young or old you are. So, here is another older adults health guide for those who are at least 70 years old. Unfortunately, at this age for many people it is much more complicated to stay active. But our tips Continue reading Another older adults health guide: new habits and more

Salt health effects (and how to eat less of it)

Salt health effects (and how to eat less of it)

Unlike sugar, that is totally useless, salt even has some health benefits. On the other side, there are negative salt health effects, too. So, we all need a compromise, and some tips to eat less salt. Safe amount for adults is 6 g, orĀ about one teaspoon of salt daily. Children should eat even less. Salt Continue reading Salt health effects (and how to eat less of it)

All you need to know to recognize a stroke

All you need to know to recognize a stroke

Stroke, that is caused by a blocked blood vessel or bleeding in the brain, is one of the most dangerous conditions often leading to death. Everybody should know how to recognize a stroke. Let’s observe most important things about it. Stroke types Ischemic stroke. The most common one. The causes usually are: atherosclerosis, irregular heartbeat, Continue reading All you need to know to recognize a stroke