See What High Blood Pressure Makes You Crave…

See What High Blood Pressure Makes You Crave…

If you’re like most people with high blood pressure, you’ll find yourself being a lot more conscious about what you put in your mouth, but what if your mind tries to talk you into doing something that’s bad for you? Some heavier people blame their weight gain on a...
How Cholesterol Causes Strokes and Heart Attacks

How Cholesterol Causes Strokes and Heart Attacks

Our immune systems are supposed to keep us healthy, but occasionally they do their jobs a little too well…well enough to kill us, in fact. You can read about one example of this in a new study by German scientists, in the journal, Nature. They’ve been looking at...
Is Vertigo Caused By Your Bones?

Is Vertigo Caused By Your Bones?

It sounds odd, but there is a real relationship between your bones and the sensation of spinning dizziness known as vertigo. Past research on the subject has been inconsistent though, so a team of researchers looked at previously published studies to try and nail down...
ED Could Be in Your Genes

ED Could Be in Your Genes

By now, we know that men with type 2 diabetes are more likely than the general population to suffer from ED. Scientists have found that type 2 diabetes causes nerve damage and arterial damage, so they assume that it’s this that limits blood flow to the penis. The...
One Spice to Cure Them All

One Spice to Cure Them All

If you’re a Lord of the Rings fan, please let me apologize for riffing on the, “One ring to rule them all,” quotation. And if that leaves you scratching your head, then let me apologize for sounding weird, but the comparison seemed too good to resist! In the famous...
Two Painless TMJ Treatments Compared in New Study

Two Painless TMJ Treatments Compared in New Study

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is a painful condition that can make your face hurt, your jaw ache and chewing food painful. A new study in the Journal Drug Invention Today has just compared ultrasound therapy and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation to...
Is Your Lack of Sleep Killing You?

Is Your Lack of Sleep Killing You?

We spend a third of our lives asleep, or at least we should do. Plenty of us don’t get that magic eight hours every night and we find ourselves stumbling on through the next day anyway. But it turns out that we can’t keep pushing ourselves like this forever....
Worst Job for High Blood Pressure (Surprising)

Worst Job for High Blood Pressure (Surprising)

The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology recently published a study demonstrating how people with many of the most common jobs were at an increased risk of a heart attack. The results were especially scary for people who already had a pre-existing case of high...
The Physical Damage of Snoring

The Physical Damage of Snoring

Snoring is sometimes seen as a bit of a joke problem, something that is irritating to our sleeping partners that we aren’t even aware of. But scientists from Umea University in Sweden have just concluded that snoring can do real physical damage too. For their study...
Fatal Effects of Acid Reflux (Study)

Fatal Effects of Acid Reflux (Study)

If a new study in the journal Clinical Otolaryngology is right, the Gastroesophageal reflux disease is not just uncomfortable and painful, it can also be potentially fatal. In fact, it was found to increase your risk of this fatal disease by a scary 232%. Fortunately,...