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Studies Show Exercise May Not Have The Long Term Impact On Depression

Studies Show Exercise May Not Have The Long Term Impact On Depression         Depression is a mental disorder that affects 17% of the western population during different points in their lives. The behavior, thoughts as well as the overall state of well-being gets largely affected due to constant mood swings. People suffering from depression tend to remain withdrawn and show no focus even in those activities that largely interested them in the past.

         Depression can also affect the normal day-to-day activities due to which the person becomes restless, irritated and remains constantly tired. In severe cases, they may even attempt suicide. More...

 

New Guidelines Urge Exercise To Fight Cancer Better

New Guidelines Urge Exercise To Fight Cancer Better            Traditionally, cancer victims have been often advised to rest to the extent possible and avoid physical stress and exertion. This is because they would require all their strength to fight the treatment pain as well as the dreaded disease. But recent research suggests that a regular healthy exercise routine would help the victims to be at their best and beat this fatal health problem in a better manner. More...

 

How to Substitute for Food Allergies

How to Substitute for Food Allergies

           Food allergies can make it difficult for person to eat many types of foods. Also, it poses a challenge to person who is preparing the food. Generally, all the members of the family are affected as they have to eat the food that is prepared for the person suffering from food allergy. Alternatively, a special meal can be cooked for the affected person while ensuring that no cross contamination occurs. However, there are ways to substitute ingredients for food allergies. If a person knows how to substitute the offending ingredient, then making food for such a person will not be a chore. More...

 

Exercise Can Help To Improve Blood Circulation

Exercise Can Help To Improve Blood Circulation           If you have poor circulation, you could end up aggravating many diseases like cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. In fact, both heart ailments and diabetes are very common in today's world. Hence, everyone should make it a priority to improve their blood circulation. This can prevent health problems in the future. More...

 

 

Breast Milk May Lack The Necessary Vitamin D For Your Baby

Breast Milk May Lack The Necessary Vitamin D For Your Baby         Doctors say that breastfeed is the best nutritional source for a newborn baby. Breast milk help in the overall growth and prevent infections better than other foods. However, it has been found in recent years that breast milk does not contain necessary Vitamin D supplements required by the baby.

         Vitamin D is essential for the body as it absorbs two important minerals, phosphorous as well as calcium that helps in the development of bones. Vitamin D deficiencies can lead to a disease called rickets where children develop weak bones resulting in deformities as well as fractures even on the slightest fall or an injury. More...

 

Getting CT Scans May Reduce Your Chances of Death From Lung Cancer

Getting CT Scans May Reduce Your Chances of Death From Lung Cancer          Lung cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers among people and is quite serious and fatal for many. This type of cancer is widespread among chain smokers who have been a victim of this habit for a long time. Research has revealed that if special CT scans are carried out at the right time, the development of this cancer can be detected in its early stages itself. This also means that treatment can be started early so as to lessen the chances of death.

         Standard X-ray tests of the chest are not found to be very powerful to reduce the number of deaths due to lung cancer. The spiral CT scans has a rotating scanner that views lungs from various angles and spots any cancerous growth during the initial stages itself which is not possible by the X-rays. More...