What is the definition of Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s is a disease that causes dementia, not a type of dementia as commonly believed. A person with Alzheimer’s loses the ability of the brain to transmit signals between nerve cells, and in turn, inhibits the ability to think. Quite often people mistakenly believe the following is the initial […]
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While it hasn’t been scientifically proven, there are many people who support using lemon juice as an effective remedy for kidney stone treatment. Some claim combining a mixture of olive oil and lemon juice to dissolve the kidney stones is the most successful treatment, while others suggest having undiluted lemon juice offers the best results. […]
If you haven’t discovered kimchi yet, read on. You’ll be surprised by the benefits of this Korean dish. With a growing worldwide interest in fermented and probiotic foods, it’s no surprise that a fermented vegetable side dish called kimchi is currently all the rage. Recognised as a functional food, kimchi was listed in the magazine […]
A small percentage of Australians are allergic to gluten, but many more have become gluten intolerant due to stress. Here are some tips to help you cope. If you’re like most Australians, your life can be pretty stressful and juggling work and family responsibilities can be tough. But did you know that stress can compromise […]
Love puffing on a cigar? Be warned: this form of tobacco is no safer than cigarettes. You might think that smoking cigars is less harmful than smoking cigarettes, but don’t be fooled – even if the smoke isn’t intentionally inhaled, cigar smoking poses great health risks. Here’s why. High in toxins According to the U.S. National […]
Fifty plus? Here’s a quick guide to possible changes that may start taking place in your body. As we age, we gain wisdom and experience. Or we hope we do. But unfortunately our bodies eventually start showing signs of ageing as muscle function, healing ability and blood flow start slowing down. Then there’s also the inevitable “wear-and-tear” […]
Many women don’t know what to expect when they reach menopause. And their partners are often even more clueless. Here’s some helpful tips to survive your wife’s menopause. Menopause is the term that’s used when a woman’s menstrual cycle permanently stops. But it’s not as simple as this, and the hormonal changes that take place […]
Lifestyle changes in diet and exercise show promise for learning, depression in teens, and more
The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system. Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in men, after lung cancer. It most commonly occurs in men over 65.
Men cringe at the thought and many scoff at the idea that men go through a form of menopause. Yet more and more research is pointing to the fact men may indeed go through a “change of life”.