Category: Health and Fitness

What effects does stress have on people’s everyday life?

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Stress is not a disease, but it can lead to different health complications. Stress can be caused by certain situations and by hormonal changes. It can also be characterized as an imbalance between the demands made of us and our resources. In our modern world, it is very hard to find some time to relax. People who live in a big city, are usually mores stressed because of the noise and the crowdedness.  However, if

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Pneumonia and lung cancer: how dangerous it is?

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Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs caused by the bacteria, fungi or by a viral infection. It is common for lung cancer patients to suffer from pneumonia, because the immune system is weakened by the cancer, which means that infections can develop much easily. Causes: Pneumonia and lung cancer also share some common risk factors and have similar causes. Although pneumonia is caused by a virus or bacteria, some people are more likely to

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Factors causing fatigue and efficient treatment against it!

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Fatigue or exhaustion is a common symptom that occurs in many people all around the world and has many causes. This may be an effect of an illness, stress or lack of sleep. One of the most common causes of fatigue is anemia that occurs after the decrease of the ability to carry oxygen to cells. This is often installed as a result of a chronic disease but can be also induced by malnutrition. Tea,

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Rheumatism and its effects on elderly people!

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Rheumatism is a disease that affects up to 85% of people who have reached 75. That’s why no one is surprised when such a diagnosis is given. Most think of bone pains associated with humidity or weather changes, as that is on what seniors sometimes blame their difficulties. Sadly, rheumatism has more to it than beats the eye. Not only do the symptoms of rheumatism intensify as one grows older, but it’s also almost impossible

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The “eternal” problem with alcohol and its effects on our health

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Despite the warnings, there is no doubt that low doses of alcohol can help people live longer and to reduce the risk of heart disease. Those at risk for heart disease or stroke and diabetes appear to have the greatest benefits of moderate alcohol consumption throughout their entire life. It seems that alcohol consumed in small amounts can help:   The increase of HDL cholesterol level in the blood, i.e., the “good” cholesterol.  Prevention of

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Medicinal teas for treating sinusitis

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Sinusitis is a condition of the sinuses that creates discomfort for many people, regardless of age.  There are two types of sinusitis: “wet” and dry”. The pain is felt in the head region and being specific to the affected sinus: –  Maxillary sinusitis – it manifests through pain or pressure on both sides of the nose and it often radiates to the teeth. Headaches can also be present. –   Frontal sinusitis – people can feel

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Tips for slowing the clock of aging process

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In the end we all age but we need to find methods to slow our internal clock. Nutrition is very important in terms of slowing this process. Did you know that eating fish once a week can reduce the risk of sudden cardiac death? A healthy diet does not mean eating less fat. It is necessary to know the differences between good and bad fats by paying more attention to food varieties and proportions. For

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