Did you know that heart disease is the #1 cause of death across the globe? The frequent consumption of processed foods, increased stress levels, and a sedentary lifestyle are mainly responsible for this situation. The good news is you can dramatically lower your risk for developing heart disease with heart-healthy nutrition.
Cervical cancer occurs when previously healthy cells in a woman’s cervix (the passage between the uterus and the vagina) show abnormal changes such as growing and multiplying out of control. What causes it is uncertain, but it may be related to certain lifestyle and environmental factors as well as the presence of the human papilloma virus (HPV).
Knee osteoarthritis is a debilitating condition caused due to injury or degeneration of the knee joints leading to pain, inflammation and increased stiffness in your knees. You will have difficulty walking, bending, stair climbing and even lying down or sitting. Knee osteoarthritis makes most of your knee and leg movements difficult.
The holiday season brings with it a variety of joys like get-togethers with family and friends, traveling, shopping and eating various delicacies ranging from deep fried snacks to sugar coated treats. However, overindulgence in these holiday delights comes with its own share of health issues like putting on weight, stomach upset, and guilt feelings.
Holidays are supposed to help you catch up on rest and relaxation; however, they can be stressful if you must do a lot of planning, cooking, cleaning and shopping. These factors coupled with the failure to express your problems to loved ones can lead to depression and anxiety. Here are a few tips to help you keep stress at bay.
It has been estimated that millions of Americans have undiagnosed diabetes. They could just be going about their normal lives when a health crisis causes them to visit the hospital where they find out they have highly elevated blood sugar levels. Here are some other signs and symptoms of diabetes.
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer worldwide. Almost 1 in 5 Americans will get skin cancer before they reach the age of 70. Identifying the skin cancer at an early stage will help make it much easier to treat. Here are some of the important signs of skin cancer to watch out for:
Advanced robotic technology has been able to improve patient outcomes for complex knee surgeries such as knee replacement. If you suffer from chronic knee pain that seems to be getting worse despite non-surgical treatment, you might be a candidate for minimally invasive robotic knee surgery.
Snacking on unhealthy processed foods may make you feel good for a short while, but in the long run can drain your energy levels. It is always a good idea to plan out healthy snacks so you limit decision fatigue when you are out and about during the summertime.
Rapid recovery surgery is an innovative and advanced approach to surgery that seeks to address one of the major concerns most patients considering surgery have – being laid up in bed for a long time as they recover from surgery. Let’s consider some of the features of rapid recovery surgery.