Everyone likes their home to smell clean and fresh but synthetic fragrances such as air fresheners and fragrance candles that waft through the air can negatively affect the quality of indoor air, damage lung tissue and airways, and irritate the eyes. Keep it real. If your house is clean, it shouldn't...Read More
There are simple tips that can help everyone fend off blue moods and prevent depressive symptoms. Ensuring adequate sleep, getting enough exercise, reaching out to social supports, getting exposure to sunlight, and taking in omega-3 fatty acids all are great first-line strategies to fight depression....Read More
Although chest pain is the most common symptom in both men and women, the location of the pain will depend on which part of the heart is affected. It most often is described as a tightness or pressure across the chest. But the pain can feel like something else, such as a stomach cramp, indigestion,...Read More
Alcohol is a double-edged sword. In its favor, it decreases inflammation, for reasons not fully understood. But too much of it can cause aging of the immune system, perhaps by inactivating the cells that defend you.
Anything more than about two and a half drinks daily for men and one and a half drinks...Read More
Over 50 million American adults have high blood pressure, also called hypertension. The scariest part is that 1 out of every 3 isn't even aware they have this serious medical condition. High blood pressure can cause a host medical problems including cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and...Read More