No-Sugar Diet: Benefits and Tips

A no sugar diet seems to be a bland one because everyone loves sugar as the ingredient that adds magic to food. Whether it’s cupcakes, chocolates or a birthday cake, these delectables would not be as good as they are without the sprinkles of goodness sugar makes. On the one...

Essential Oils for Headaches

Essential Oils for Headaches

Are there essential oils for headaches? Yes, fortunately, there are and the choices you have a pretty varied. A headache, as you know well, is not only uncomfortable but it may also interfere with our daily activities. This is why for faster relief, some would consider over-the-counter painkillers. However, there...

Carotid Artery Surgery

Carotid Artery Surgery: Uses, Risks, and Recovery

I am a fan of medical dramas and one of the smallest but important parts of our body that I learned from watching these TV programs is the importance of carotid artery. There is this one episode from "Grey's Anatomy" wherein the patient was brought to the emergency room for...

foods high in potassium

13 Foods High in Potassium

One of the most important minerals that our body needs, potassium is essential so we can perform our body's main processes and functions. According to many health professionals, we need 100 milligrams at the minimum of the macromineral every day. Health experts also agree that we can cut our mortality...

Good Food Choices for Keto

Good Food Choices for Keto

Our ever-increasing need to rely on technology to accomplish our tasks and work duties have led to inactivity and lack of exercise. Health has taken a back seat amidst other activities and this resulted in a population largely affected by various health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, obesity, and...

What is Palliative Care

What is Palliative Care?

What is palliative care? Palliative care is a form of medical attention that can be considered specialized particularly for patients with serious illnesses. This form of medical care and attention primarily concentrates on giving patients that relief from the stress and symptoms brought about by the patients’ illnesses. In addressing...

Prostate Cancer Screening

Prostate Cancer Screening: Purpose, Process, Risks

Cancer screening or the process of checking or screening for any cancers within an individual’s body is a great way to determine if a patient has or does not have cancer. Prostate Cancer screening or sometimes called prostate-specific antigen (PSA) can help patients determine if they have prostate cancer before...

Lower cholesterol

How to Lower Cholesterol: Lifestyle Changes Tips

How do we lower cholesterol intake? What lifestyle changes do we need to tweak to achieve that? In this article, learn tips and tricks on how to tweak your lifestyle. This lifestyle tweaking tips might help you  decrease cholesterol intake, even lower cholesterol levels in your body. These tips are...

Glucose Tolerance Test

Glucose Tolerance Test: Fasting, Procedure, Results

Due to busy schedules and hectic lifestyles, people rarely make home cooked meals. Rather than spend time creating healthy meals, some opt for fast food which can be too fatty, too salty, or too sweet. So, it’s no surprise that high cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes are reigning health problems in...

Benefits of Ginger for Men

Benefits of Ginger for Men

Ginger is one of the popular spices in my kitchen as it has a lot of culinary and medicinal benefits for my family. Many researchers have conducted clinical studies on the health benefits that we can get from ginger, which is scientifically known as the Zingiber officinale Roscoe. They found...