Prevention

children video games dangers

How Do Video Games Affect Children’s Health?

There are so many video games available today, that it would be almost impossible not to find some that appeal to children of any age. Because technology keeps on improving, the games become more “real” over time, and therefore more appealing to the players. However, there are numerous health risks children can face if they […]

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preventing diabetes

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is a very serious disease, and it is affecting more people today than ever before. Lifestyle factors and decisions, entertainment options and work situations mean that people are doing more things that, in the long term, are dangerous to their health and are making them more likely candidates for diabetes. However, there are several […]

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signs of diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Early Signs

Diabetes is an insidious disease, because you can have it for years without actually being diagnosed. In fact, many of the signs can easily be ignored or assumed to be something else if you don’t take action and get tested. However, if you look out for these symptoms in yourself, you may be able to […]

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preventing migraines

Understanding and Preventing Migraines

Anybody who has ever had a migraine will tell you they’re certainly not fun. In fact, they are much worse than a headache and can affect people in different ways. Fortunately, there are many ways to prevent migraines from occurring if you suffer from them yourself. These are some of the many possible symptoms of […]

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glaucoma

Glaucoma Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Glaucoma is a collection of diseases of the eye which slowly destroy the nerve at the back of one or both eyes. In most cases it is caused by a pressure build-up due to a blockage of circulation of the aqueous fluid, or issues related to the lack of proper drainage. It can also be […]

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body symptoms

Listen to Your Body’s Symptoms

Wikipedia defines a symptom as a “departure from normal function or feeling noticed by a patient, indicating the presence of disease or abnormality. A symptom is subjective, observed by the patient, and can’t be measured directly.” It is important to understand and appreciate symptoms, because they are often early warning signs that there is something […]

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breast cancer risk factors

Breast Cancer Risk Factors

The mere mention of the word “cancer” is enough to make even the strongest person feel afraid. When you are first diagnosed, nothing else seems to register except that you have cancer. However, there is much more to it than you may think, so you need to ask questions to learn more about the exact […]

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alzheimer's disease symptoms

Early Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms

Alzheimer’s disease causes disruption to personality, cognition, memory and other functions. It usually starts in the 40s or 50s, although there are no hard and fast rules because everybody is different. The first indicators are problems with remembering the most basic things. There are many typical memory problems associated with the early stages of Alzheimer’s. […]

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health care is your responsibility

Health Care Is Your Responsibility

Looking after your health is a crucial part of life. You are the only person who can do this job properly because nobody knows your body as well as you do. However, sometimes obstacles can get in the way. You can’t afford to be stubborn or ignorant when it comes to your own health care. […]

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children obesity

Children Obesity Causes and Solutions

Children’s health has become a far greater problem than ever before. If you compare life nowadays with what it was about 30 years ago, challenges are far different and greater, so parents and society in general have to take a stronger stance to avoid medical problems such as obesity from running rampant. When you think […]

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