Paleo Diet Forget everything you know about the food pyramid when it comes to the Paleo diet. This fad diet is purposely devoid of any grains, which makes up a sizeable portion of common food pyramid. The Paleo diet, also called the “cave man diet”, is based strictly on foods presumably eaten by early humans. [...]
Managing our stress is an essential key to Mastering Our Health! by Dr. Gloria Walters What is Stress? Stress in our lives is inevitable. It can be defined as the way our bodies and minds react to something which upsets our normal way of living. There are both positive and negative sources of stress. The [...]
found that average sleep less than 5 hours over a three-year period significantly increased the risk of developing heart disease, stroke and death. But too much sleep was found to be dangerous as well.
HEMOGLOBIN A1c (pronounced hee-muh-gloh-bin A-1-C) is a very useful measure of blood sugar (glucose). It tells us if the blood sugar has been elevated, and to what degree, over a 2-3 month window.
Do You Know YOUR Numbers? Make sure you get your test (simple blood test) done to know where you stand. If you have a family history of high cholesterol, you may require medicine to lower your numbers to non-dangerous levels. Here are the components of cholesterol (also called Lipids): 1. HDL (The Good cholesterol–I call [...]
Sexual dysfunction can take an emotional toll, but did you know that it could also be the sign of heart disease? Dr. Aisha Taylor teaches us the truth about erectile dysfunction and its long term implications for men’s health. Low Mojo? by Aisha Taylor, MD Fellas, do you have trouble achieving or maintaining an erection? [...]
1.What’s the number one cause of death in men ages 25-45? Age 45-65? 2.T or F: Men do NOT get breast cancer. 3.When should you get your first screening for prostate cancer? 4.T or F: Smoking can cause erectile dysfunction. 5.What chronic disease(s) runs in your family (both sides)? 6.T or F: People with heart attacks [...]
It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing… Countless internet ads and websites tout a way to lose weight without lifting a finger or moving a muscle. These claims that a product or special process can make you shed the pounds without exercise are attractive to many. In fact, the market is [...]
Here’s what you can expect within the next 6 months to 1 year from the new healthcare reform legislation. Whatever your position on the healthcare legislation that was signed into law today, one thing remains true: while healthcare has been changed for good, YOU are still in the driver’s seat! Now comes the time to [...]
This is sooo huge!!!!! But what does it all mean? The Democratic-lead Congress passed the healthcare overhaul bill late last night, amid public protests and contentious debate and rancor from the opposing party. If you haven’t seen the document itself (you probably have since lawmakers have been waving it in our faces for the last [...]