This Is What High Blood Pressure Feels Like

A scary condition, high blood pressure (hypertension) can lead to deadly complications. What’s really scary, though, is that most people do not even know they have it. Hypertension is sometimes called “the silent killer” because most often, people experience no symptoms until the condition has progressed far enough to damage health. High blood pressure feels like nothing. […]

How Women Use Birth Control Pills

Early this year we did a study in the US with 500 women using birth control pills. Here are some of the results in an infographic.

The Rise of Men’s Birth Control Pill

It seems that the world of men is about to experience a drastic change since the news for the alternatives of condoms has been fluttering around the world. Initially, it was just rumors. Then the research was confirmed and now at last, the lab guys are finally closing in on a new solution which would […]

Choosing to ignore asthma symptoms, rather than seeking treatment and sticking with it, leads to a long list of negative side effects.

Asthma Symptoms: What Happens When You Ignore them?

Medications, such as inhalers and nebulizers prevent individuals with asthma from experiencing asthma attacks. An asthma attack is the sudden onset of asthma symptoms which occurs due to a bronchospasm (the constriction of the muscles surrounding the airways). During a bronchospasm, the airways become inflamed and fill with mucous which is much thicker than normal. […]

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How to lower blood pressure without medication

How to Lower Blood Pressure without Medication

Under new guidelines from the American Heart Association, which classify blood pressure readings above 130/80 mmHg as high, nearly half of adults in the United States live with high blood pressure (hypertension). The condition can lead to life-threatening complications if left unaddressed. If you have been diagnosed with hypertension, then you are likely working with your doctor and taking […]

Don't let anxiety disorders control your life. Learn how to deal with anxiety by using 9 effective strategies that will help you.

How to Deal with Anxiety – 9 Effective Strategies That Will Help You

Individuals living with severe anxiety do not have to let their anxiety disorders control their lives or live in fear of triggers and panic attacks. They can learn how to deal with anxiety and break free by working with a doctor and/or therapist and practicing at-home strategies for stress management. Talk with your healthcare professional about […]

What is an anxiety disorder? When does normal anxiety become so extreme it is considered a disorder? Read more to know the difference.

What Is An Anxiety Disorder?

As humans, we evolved to experience fear and anxiety during dangerous, potentially life-threatening situations. Thanks to fear, people (and other animals) instinctively know to react with a fight or flight response to potential dangers, like grizzly bears, cliff precipices, burning buildings, and tornados. Experiencing anxiety when faced with a situation which could truly be dangerous is completely […]

In early stages hypothyroidism's mild symptoms sometimes go unnoticed, ignored or are improperly diagnosed. What is hypothyroidism?

What is hypothyroidism? 10 Surprising Signs and Causes

In order to understand the answer to the question, “What is hypothyroidism?” you need a basic understanding of the thyroid gland and how it regulates your body. Your body contains many glands, and they are all responsible for regulating different systems throughout the body. Shaped like a butterfly, the thyroid gland is located at the base […]