Which is Better, Red or White?

Which is Better, Red or White?

Anyone will tell you that if you are going to eat meat, then it’s better to choose white over red, because red meat is well-known for polluting your body with bad cholesterol. The likes of chicken and turkey are much better for you, it’s common knowledge,...
Five reasons why you feel dizzy and lightheaded

Five reasons why you feel dizzy and lightheaded

Everyone feels a bit dizzy or lightheaded every once in a while, but it’s usually something that passes quickly. Maybe it’s just that you didn’t eat enough, drink enough or it’s too hot, so a little food, drink, and a moment in the shade and you’re...
High Blood Pressure and the ‘S’ Word

High Blood Pressure and the ‘S’ Word

When it comes to high blood pressure, researchers from England and Finland think they can now point to the main culprit. They cast their nets wide, with their study looking at 7000 people for clues about the main drivers of this damaging condition. Thanks to...
The Effects of Snoring on Your Age

The Effects of Snoring on Your Age

It sounds odd, but your body might be quite a lot older or younger than your birthday is telling you. That’s because your biological age is not the same as your chronological age. Your biological age is the measurement of how healthy your cells are. You probably know...
The Simplest Way to Avoid Millions of Deaths

The Simplest Way to Avoid Millions of Deaths

If you believed everything you read in the news, then you might tend to worry that war, terrorism, natural disasters, murder or road traffic accidents were all trying their best to kill you. Every day the headlines are full of dire warnings, but if newsmakers were...
The Thorn That Sticks it to High Blood Pressure

The Thorn That Sticks it to High Blood Pressure

Thorns are usually associated with hurting rather than healing, but a near neighbour to the common Tea Rose looks set to have its hidden health properties gain wider attention. It’s a potent herbal remedy that you might have growing in your own garden, and it’s great...
Most Common Acid Reflux Treatment is Lethal

Most Common Acid Reflux Treatment is Lethal

The most common treatment for acid reflux is a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs. The latest estimates suggest that 15 million Americans are taking one of these drugs on prescription, and that’s without counting users who get them over the counter,...
Common Heart Medication Causes Dementia

Common Heart Medication Causes Dementia

If you’ve got a serious heart condition, then the chances are good that you’ll be on the same heart medication as 18 million other Americans. (At least that was the figure in 2016 and it is even more by now.) It’s the 41st most prescribed drug in America, despite the...
Your Phone Is Like a TV Remote for High Blood Pressure

Your Phone Is Like a TV Remote for High Blood Pressure

When we say “Your phone is like a TV remote for high blood pressure” we don’t mean there’s an app for that. And we don’t mean you can point your phone at people and make their blood pressure soar either, but we do mean it does do something nearly as bad to...