Cardiovascular Health Determined By This Midlife Factor

Cardiovascular Health Determined By This Midlife Factor

We know that good physical fitness is important for cardiovascular health. But as we get older, many people have more difficulty working out and keeping in shape. Fortunately, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, having good fitness at older ages may...
How Hypothyroidism Causes Stroke And Heart Attack

How Hypothyroidism Causes Stroke And Heart Attack

Most of us know that the symptoms of hypothyroidism are fatigue, tiredness, weight gain, and other well-known symptoms. But stroke and heart attack? That’s a new—but well-documented—connection found in two new studies published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology...
This Vitamin Slashes High Blood Pressure by 10%

This Vitamin Slashes High Blood Pressure by 10%

Getting enough of this vitamin that slashes high blood pressure might be one of the easiest things you’ll do today (seriously!). …And for every 10% increase in the levels of this vitamin in your system, you’ll be reducing your risk of heart disease by 8%. How’s that...
These Plants Treat Parkinson’s Disease

These Plants Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Globally, the prevalence of Parkinson’s disease is increasing faster than that of any other neurological condition, and attempts to treat it are currently focused only on slowing its progression. But researchers have just published a study in the journal Science...
Healing Heritable Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Healing Heritable Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

The traditional medical system has been unable to develop any solution for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). So, they have started to wonder if it is perhaps genetic. This would be frustrating, because then there would be little we could do about it. But a...
These Foods Treat Gum Disease (And Those Cause It)

These Foods Treat Gum Disease (And Those Cause It)

We normally think of toothbrushing as the most important way to prevent gum disease, and that is definitely important. But a new study in the journal Clinical, Cosmetic, and Investigational Dentistry now argues that the food we eat is equally important, or even more....
How Gout is Affected By Temperature

How Gout is Affected By Temperature

Could you burn or freeze your gout away? Not quite, but a new study in the journal Cells reveals that temperature can drastically affect gout. Gout is a form of arthritis in which monosodium urate crystals are deposited in your joints. But this is not what causes the...
Does Vertigo Cause Falling or Falling Cause Vertigo?

Does Vertigo Cause Falling or Falling Cause Vertigo?

Vertigo is the most common cause of falls and broken bones among the elderly. But could falling also be the cause of vertigo? And in that case, how should you treat your vertigo? A new study in the journal Injury investigated this issue and came up with a simple...
One Cause of High Blood Pressure You Can Eliminate

One Cause of High Blood Pressure You Can Eliminate

There are many causes of high blood pressure that are difficult to avoid, while others, like genetic influences, may be downright impossible to control. However, it is within your power to prevent the number one cause of high blood pressure. Even if your blood...
How Water Pushes Kidney Disease To Fatal Levels

How Water Pushes Kidney Disease To Fatal Levels

Water is healthy. Drinking a lot of it is essential if you suffer from kidney disease. But according to a new study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, water can also escalate the deterioration in your kidney disease and quickly bring you to the...