Health

Ovarian cancer is a silent killer, and it is often not detected until the disease is in its final, fatal stages. Early detection of the disease can mean the difference between life and death. Being an advocate for your own health, and knowing the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, is critical to timely treatment.       Silent Killer Ovarian cancer can be difficult to detect because the cancer originates deep within the pelvic cavity. According to the Mayo Clinic, ovarian cancer begins in the ovarian tissue in cells on the outside of the ovary, in the egg-producing cells,... more ...
Please, turn on your magic beam. Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream. When the Sandman ignores your invitation, you may find yourself tossing and turning as you struggle to fall asleep. Try as you might, your eyes just won’t stay shut. Perhaps you are the other type of insomniac, the kind who falls easily into slumber only to wake up a few hours later, wide-eyed and unable to return to sleep. Either way, your real dream is to sleep like a rock and wake up refreshed and ready to greet the day. If don’t know why your sheets end up in a tangle each night, you made need some tips in "s... more ...
Travelling can be an excuse to eat badly and fall out of your fitness routine. Whether you are on the road for business or pleasure, it's easy to return home packing a few extra pounds, as well as your suitcase. If your hotel has a fitness center, you probably have a choice of treadmills, elliptical machines or even a pool. But if the gym is packed, or your hotel doesn't offer this amenity, it's time to be creative. These simple tips can help you stay in shape while on the road and ensure that you return home without flight flab or travel tummy.   Bring Your Workout Even if... more ...
Hearing loss can happen any time, but it is more common in people as they age. You may not even realize you have hearing loss. It's possible that you have adapted your work and social life so that you only frequent situations where you can hear easily. Sometimes it takes friends and family to point out that your hearing isn't as sharp as it used to be. Do they ever ask you why you shout into the phone or blast the TV volume?     How It Happens Hearing loss can occur gradually, or it can happen suddenly through an injury. It may be genetic or the result of long-term exposu... more ...

Feed Your Brain
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Your brain is hungry and it has two words for you: "Feed me." You already know that a balanced diet is key to maintaining your weight and general well being. You know that calcium strengthens your bones, iron enriches your blood and fresh fruits and vegetables are the cornerstones of health for your entire body. These general rules will also benefit your brain health but research shows that particular foods can target the brain and improve concentration, memory and circulation to ward off the deterioration that may accompany aging.   Go Fishing Salmon is back on the plate in... more ...
Whether it's a nagging ache or a recurring itch, everyone has physical complaints that are irritating but may not warrant a doctor's visit. For relief, sometimes you need look no further than your own kitchen pantry. Here are five common head-to-toe health complaints that can be helped with home remedies and common sense. Always seek a doctor's advice to address serious or chronic symptoms.   Cold Sores This unattractive malady can precede a cold or appear alone. Using sunscreen or protective lip balm on lips and other areas where cold sores usually appear can help prevent ... more ...