6 FOODS THAT SPEED UP THE BODY AGING PROCESS

There are two main factors that accelerate the aging process of our skin: sun exposure and advanced glycation end products (AGEs). AGEs form when protein or fat combine with sugar. While these aging culprits aren’t 100 percent in our control, using sunscreen and taking mind of your overall diet can help with how our body…

READ FOUR KEY HARMFUL INGREDIENTS USED IN COSMETICS AND PERSONAL PRODUCTS

Cosmetics are a part of everyday life for both men and women. Many people want to look good and feel good, and they use cosmetics to achieve this. The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating consumers on the content of cosmetic products, states that women use an average of 12 personal care…

EFFECTS OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE ON THE BODY

eBecause hypertension is often a silent condition, it can cause damage to your body for years before symptoms become obvious. If hypertension isn’t treated, you may face serious, even fatal, complications. Complications of hypertension include the following. Damaged arteries Healthy arteries are flexible and strong. Blood flows freely and unobstructed through healthy arteries and vessels….

7 SIGNS THAT SHOWS YOU ARE AGING

A youthful skin that defies age, isn’t that on the wish list of most around us? Who wouldn’t want to turn back time and shed a few years off their face? Many would secretly flip through pages of fashion magazines and browse tips and tricks to look younger. A few others wouldn’t mind resorting to cosmetic treatments to…

5 COMMON SKIN PROBLEMS

Skin problems are a great issue with all of us and every Indian girl suffers from one or the other skin issue in her life at some point of time due to our eating habits, environment etc. Many of us face some embarrassing skin problems that we hate to talk about, even with the dermatologist….

COMMON THINGS THAT CAN CAUSE A MISCARRIAGE

Random embryonic gene glitches are the single most common cause of miscarriage. Beyond that, even doctors are sometimes baffled – but they do know that these factors can contribute. 1. Age The miscarriage rate surges to 40 percent for mothers over age 40, whose eggs are much more likely to be damaged. What you can…

7 SIGNS THAT YOUR LIVER IS NOT HEALTHY

Many people suffer from cirrhosis of the liver. Whether it’s caused by alcohol or not, the effects are devastating. Initially, however, some people might not realise that their liver is compromised. The liver is generally pretty capable of repairing damaged cells. But after a sustained amount of damage, these cells never heal, which can result in cirrhosis. Once this…

COMMON CAUSES OF INFERTILITY IN WOMEN

Infertility means not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying (or six months if a woman is 35 or older). Women who can get pregnant but are unable to stay pregnant may also be infertile. About 10 percent of women (6.1 million) in the United States ages 15-44 have difficulty getting pregnant or staying…

6 SYMPTOMS OF PEPTIC ULCER

Peptic ulcers can cause some discomfort, but they are rarely life-threatening. If, however, you display any of these warning signs, seek medical attention immediately. These symptoms could be a warning sign of complications that can occur with peptic ulcers. Vomiting blood. Vomiting food eaten hours or days before. Difficulty swallowing Nausea Black or tar-like stools (an indication that there is…

EARLY WARNING SIGNS OF DIABETES

Diabetes is a number of diseases that involve problems with the hormone insulin. Normally, the pancreas (an organ behind the stomach) releases insulin to help your body store and use the sugar and fat from the food you eat. Diabetes when one of the following occurs: When the pancreas does not produce any insulin. When the pancreas produces…

VULVAR CANCER AND HOW IT AFFECTS YOUR HEALTH

Vulvar cancer is a type of cancer that occurs on the outer surface area of the female genitalia. The vulva is the area of skin that surrounds the urethra and vagina, including the clitoris and labia. Vulvar cancer commonly forms as a lump or sore on the vulva that often causes itching. Though it can…

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER BREAST RECONSTRUCTION SURGERY

Breast reconstruction is surgery to make a new breast after removal of the breast or part of the breast. The aim is to make a breast of similar size and shape to your original breast. But they won’t be identical. Types of reconstruction The main ways of making a new breast include: removing the whole…