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Posts tagged as “Health”

Belly Fat and Its Ill-Effects on Health

Belly fat is an accumulation of excess fat around the stomach and abdominal up to the extent that it is likely to have a negative impact on health. Abdominal obesity is not restricted only to the elderly and obese subjects. On the other hand, one can be thin and still have abdominal fat if one…

Herbal Teas – A Gentle Way to Assist Your Health

Herbal teas are a great alternative to the usual black tea cuppa. However they are more than just a nice warm drink on a cold night. Herbal teas can have a wonderful positive effect on your immunity and help prevent illness. Herbs have been used in various ways for centuries to help people improve their…

Gut Bacteria Can Affect Your Mental Health

Gut bacteria is the 'good bacteria' in your stomach that helps regulate your bowel, aides in your digestion and keeps your microbes at healthy levels. If your gut bacteria is not working properly then you can suffer constipation, diarrhoea, flatulence, bloating, acid reflux and many more gastric conditions. If your gut is not working properly…

How Risk-Taking Behavior Impacts Mental Health

Risk-taking is closely associated with the image of a person. People who are robust, energetic and athletic are believed to engage in more risk-taking activities. However, the entire debate centered around risk-taking and the image of a person is quite subjective. For example, a person who bungee jumps or scuba dives is usually careful about…

American Health Care Trends: Old, Fat and Lazy

The recent AMA Executive Summary "Health in the United States: Health Care Trends" contains both a little hope and a lot of gloom. Population Trends By 2050 the segment of the population over 65 will double from today to 83.7 million. This means that the prevalence of chronic illness will rise dramatically. Since 1990, smoking…

Role of Yoga in Health and Fitness

Due to the modernization of lifestyle, we have lost the harmony of life due to which, we have obtained several diseases such as hypertension, obesity, coronary heart diseases, etc. To prevent the diseases we need to adopt the better lifestyle, which include a balanced diet with proper physical activity. Yoga is highly considered in the…