Hormone released during exercise might protect against Alzheimer’s, suggests study

4 health tips to live a longer life

However, it has been proven that there are things or methods that could extend a person’s existence on the planet. Part of it is having a healthy lifestyle. Dr Joel Dudley and Dr Chris Mason, founders of Onegevity, an artificial intelligence-based health care service, provide the data-driven techniques to help you better understand your health. […]

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7 ways to reduce stress and keep blood pressure down

Get enough sleep. Inadequate or poor-quality sleep can negatively affect your mood, mental alertness, energy level, and physical health. Learn relaxation techniques. Meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, guided imagery, deep breathing exercises, and yoga are powerful relaxation techniques and stress-busters. Strengthen your social network. Connect with others by taking a class, joining an organization, or participating […]

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An afternoon nap is as good as medicine for lowering your blood pressure

An afternoon nap is as good as medicine for lowering your blood pressure

  A new study has shown that taking an afternoon nap could be as effective at lowering blood pressure as taking anti-hypertensive medication. Study investigator Manolis Kallistratos (Asklepieion General Hospital in Greece) and colleagues found that people who took a midday siesta were more likely to experience a fall in blood pressure than people who […]

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What is dengue shock syndrome?

Who are more prone to dengue fever? It is believed that people with weak immune system and those who are developing a second dengue infection, are more vulnerable to dengue fever. The severity also depends on multiple reasons such as immunity, recurrent dengue infection, and multiple co morbidities and so on and also who are suffering […]

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Here’s how you can reduce your risk of developing irregular heartbeats

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of irregular heartbeat. AF has been tied to an elevated risk of stroke and other potential heart complications since it can lead to clots which block blood flow. So, what can you do to manage risk factors? For starters, the American Heart Association recommends reducing high blood […]

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Lifestyle changes can help you overcome high genetic risk of stroke

Has stroke hit your family particularly hard? A healthy lifestyle may be your best defence, new research shows. A new study conducted by specialists from numerous prestigious institutions across Europe – including the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Bonn, […]

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Obesity speeds up the start of puberty in boys, study finds

Mothers who have a healthy lifestyle can lower obesity risk in kids

“Living a healthy lifestyle can not only help adults to improve their health and reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases, but also can exert health benefits to their offspring,”said Dr Qi Sun from Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston. Mothers have a powerful influence over their children’s lifestyle choices, but it’s […]

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Regular health check-ups and minor changes in lifestyle can help prevent heart disease

Roughly a third of all deaths around the world are the result of heart disease and stroke, making cardiovascular disease the number one killer globally. Many of these people have been exposed to unhealthy behaviours including tobacco use, unhealthy diet, inadequate physical activity and harmful use of alcohol etc. However, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are preventable […]

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