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Blood Pressure Medication Recall — What You Need to Know

If you take blood pressure medication and have not heard about the recall, then it is important you read this article. A number of popular blood pressure medications were recalled due to cancer risk. The FDA has issued warnings about these drugs, but the problem with recalls is that they may not reach everyone who… Continue reading Blood Pressure Medication Recall — What You Need to Know

How to Stop Slouching

These days, slouching is much more prevalent than it used to be. Everyone, at some point in their days, is slouching over an electronic device. A computer, a cell phone, or a tablet are the usual devices. Some of us can spend over six hours slouching over our computers. Slouching is not healthy. Not only… Continue reading How to Stop Slouching

Why Are More Men Developing Type 2 Diabetes?

More than 34 million (about 1 in 10) Americans have diabetes, and about 90-95% of them have type 2 diabetes. Recently, doctors have seen a dramatic rise in the rates of type 2 diabetes in all the US states. What’s alarming is more men are developing the disease. Studies were done to find out why… Continue reading Why Are More Men Developing Type 2 Diabetes?

Pandemic Weight Gain? Here’s How To Handle It!

The pandemic has been challenging for people all over the world in a variety of ways. COVID-19 has affected us all, and some have experienced more intense and devastating changes than others. A number of people have lost family members and friends because of the virus and other people have been struggling financially due to… Continue reading Pandemic Weight Gain? Here’s How To Handle It!

How To Know When Heart Palpitations Are An Emergency

Palpitations are moments where it feels like your heart is overactive, pounding, fluttering or otherwise acting more than it should. You may be able to sense it within your chest, your throat or even your neck. You might also feel like your heart is skipping beats, beating too erratically or even too heavily. Furthermore, palpitations… Continue reading How To Know When Heart Palpitations Are An Emergency

Having Anxiety and Feeling Anxious: Learn the Difference

Many people who suffer from anxiety disorders and mental illnesses generally use the terms “anxiety” and “feeling anxious” interchangeably. Still, there is actually a difference between having anxiety and feeling anxious. Knowing how to differentiate between them can help you in your recovery process. It becomes easier for you to manage anxiety symptoms when you… Continue reading Having Anxiety and Feeling Anxious: Learn the Difference

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

Sleep By the Numbers Getting the correct amount of sleep can help lead to a more productive and energetic lifestyle. In many cases a strong sleep pattern can lead to a longer life. Most adults can expect to sleep 7 hours or more every day, while the older teen 13-18 will need between 8-10 hours.… Continue reading How Much Sleep Do You Need?

FDA Approves Zeposia for Ulcerative Colitis

Individuals with ulcerative colitis will have a new treatment after the approval of Zeposia by the FDA. The drug is effective for moderate and severe ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease. It results when inflammation occurs in the lining of the rectum, large intestine, or both. Studies indicate that about three million US… Continue reading FDA Approves Zeposia for Ulcerative Colitis

Why Allergy Season Is Longer and Stronger This Year

You’re not imagining it, allergy season is longer and stronger this year. This is bad news for people that have severe seasonal allergies. The increased pollen counts hit many people hard this year. One study found that between 1990 and 2018 the pollen season went up by 20 days each year. The pollen concentrations in… Continue reading Why Allergy Season Is Longer and Stronger This Year

Peanut Allergies Now Affecting More US Adults Than Children

The most recent findings from the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology show that 20% of the adults who have peanut allergies and live in the United States developed their hypersensitivity to legumes after turning 18. To give a sense of the scale of this study, that percentage equates to more than 800,000 adults; sobering… Continue reading Peanut Allergies Now Affecting More US Adults Than Children