Early Signs of Staph Infection

Staphylococcus aureus bacteria live on human skin surface as well as inside the nose and throat. Very often, issues related to staph bacteria are very minimal and it enters the body through the abrasion that causes infection to the body. Staph bacteria cause other conditions with different symptoms. Here are some of the infection typesRead More

Managing Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes usually presents itself during early childhood or adolescence, earning it the moniker of juvenile diabetes. What makes it different than type 2 diabetes is that with type 1, the pancreas stops producing insulin altogether. There is no cure for this disease, but you can manage type 1 diabetes through a regimen ofRead More

Weight Loss Steps

When you’re committed to losing weight and are ready to get started, its worth knowing that there are really only 4 basic weight loss steps that you need to know that are crucial to your success. They are: Belive you can lose weight Define the amount of weight to lose and timeframe to lose itRead More

Cholesterol Causes and Treatment

Hypercholesterolaemia (cholesterol excess) A yellow/white fatty substance called cholesterol is responsible for a large proportion of the heart attacks, strokes circulatory problems and kidney disease in the Western world. Yet cholesterol is essential for the normal functioning of the human body. It is responsible for cementing cells together, is a major constituent of bile andRead More

Could Daytime Sleepiness Be A Warning Sign For CVD?

A French study, published in the journal Stroke, has reported that sleepiness during waking hours may increase your chances of dying. The study looked at 8269 subjects over the age of 65. Even after adjusting for other risk factors, including age, gender, body mass index and previous cardiovascular disease, subjects who reported excessive day timeRead More

Is There Gluten in Wheatgrass?

Is there gluten in wheatgrass? I have celiac disease [gluten intolerance] and have found a lot of green food supplement products that say they are gluten free but they have wheatgrass or barley grass in the ingredients lists. Are these products really gluten free? I don’t know if I should be risking it. This isRead More