Everyone has their own particular pet peeves, and not blowing up at someone who is chewing with their mouth open or using their sleeve to wipe their nose instead of a Kleenex is an act of tremendous self-control. Here are a few common pet peeves.
Grocery stores, fast food joints, health food stores, these are just a few places where unhealthy food and drink masquerade as health-conscious options. They are everywhere. And, if you don’t do your homework and check the label, then they may even trick you into consuming a boat load of sugar, sodium, and unnecessary calories.
Urinary incontinence is the involuntary passing of urine, ranging from mild or severe. Although increasingly common, many sufferers of urinary incontinence feel embarrassed and uncomfortable when they experience an episode. About a third of people over age 60 are estimated to be incontinent, and it is not uncommon at earlier stages of development.
Headaches are very common. So it’s not too surprising that headaches are commonly misunderstood and sometimes confused with well-intentioned second (and third) hand opinions and suggestions. Some work. Some don’t. Here at Healthversed, we will help sort out what are the best ways to combat those annoying headaches.
Each culture and ethnic group around the world defines beauty differently. For women, in particular, there are some very exacting standards to live up to if you want to be known for your looks. Here are a few examples of female beauty ideals from around the world. Many are contradictory, but all of them represent the values held by that culture.
From board games to video games to other creative pursuits like crafting and using new apps on the computer, people are putting in more effort than ever before to making sure that their brain stays young even as they grow older. Even if you don’t own a computer, there are tons of way to make sure that you stay mentally active. Here’s a list of a few activities you can engage in to help train your brain.
You have them for breakfast. You have them for lunch. You snack on them when you’re feeling peckish and, oh yeah, you also eat them for dinner. Avocados are more than just delicious. They’re good for you and even better for your Instagram feed. Sure, the tattoo might have been overkill, but your avocado addiction can actually be a good thing.
Hearing the words “you have diabetes” can be devastating on the best of days. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 21 million people in this country have already gone through the shock of hearing that they have diabetes.
Medical technology has advanced to such a degree that we can replace limbs, transfuse blood, and repair damage that previously would have been fatal. Science fiction, often the forerunner of human ingenuity, has predicted many of these improvements. Here are a few pieces of medical technology that previously seemed like science fiction.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes persistent inflammation of the joints. It may also affect the eyes, skin and lungs, as well as the heart and blood vessels. The condition occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue.
The last thing you want when you go to the doctor’s office is for your physician to say, “I’m sorry, but we just don’t know what’s wrong with you.” Unfortunately, this happens more than health professionals like to admit.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a major health concern in the U.S. This disease of the respiratory system causes restricted airflow and an abnormal inflammatory response, which can make something as simple as breathing extremely difficult.