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Hope For Diabetics With High Blood Pressure

Posted February 5, 2016 Tablet with the diagnosis hypertension on the display

Many Diabetics also have another Life-threatening problem — high blood pressure, aka hypertension. Those folks having both of these two conditions furthermore incur a considerably increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease in addition to them. Their risk is approximately doubled as compared with that of a hypertensive but non-Diabetic person, according to the American Diabetes … Continue reading Hope For Diabetics With High Blood Pressure

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Being Ashamed of Having Diabetes

Posted February 2, 2016 diabetes definition in dictionary

Diabetes is no fun. A Diabetic has to pee annoyingly often, to take a blizzard of pills, to measure his or her blood glucose from drops of blood maybe from pricked fingers, to refrain from eating some delicious foods, and to consult a variety of health practitioners about the effects of their Diabetes on assorted … Continue reading Being Ashamed of Having Diabetes

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Young Adult Mental Health Insights

Posted February 1, 2016 Lonely man is walking in mysterious fog

In today’s North America, people’s early twenties are often a time of great personal stress. One way or another, young folks are leaving their structured family nests and are heading out into the Great World to launch themselves into adulthood — whether to attend college and/or professional or graduate school, to join one of the … Continue reading Young Adult Mental Health Insights

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Bitter-Melon Extract: Anti-Diabetes, Even Anti-Cancer

Posted January 18, 2016 Health Benefits of Bitter-Melon

Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia), aka ampalaya or parya, is a squash/gourd-family vegetable favored particularly among Filipinos as a flavoring in stir-fry dishes; it adds some intense bitter flavor, somewhat like that of strong beer. It has also been widely used for both cooking and traditional-medicinal purposes in India, China, Africa, and the Caribbean area. Some Asian … Continue reading Bitter-Melon Extract: Anti-Diabetes, Even Anti-Cancer

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Talking With Children About Sick Or Dying Pets

Posted January 8, 2016 Pet-sentials for improving the health of pets

When a family’s pet becomes obviously unwell, or is even dying or dead, for the family’s children it will often be their first time to directly face mortality. Death is a normal part of Life, but parents sometimes protect their children from encountering it. However, when the family’s dog, cat, ferret, or other beloved creature … Continue reading Talking With Children About Sick Or Dying Pets

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Rediscovered Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Posted January 5, 2016 Coconut Benefits

Coconuts, from coconut-palm trees, are a major food source in many tropical parts of the World. Their white internal ‘meat’ is shredded for food, and is often pressed to extract coconut oil and ‘coconut milk.’ Coconut oil in food for human beings has often been disparaged by Western medicine, because it is very high in … Continue reading Rediscovered Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

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Obesity Can Kill You In Quite A Variety Of Ways

Posted January 4, 2016 Health Problems Caused by Obesity

It’s well understood by now that weighing more than you should, because of eating more calories than you’re burning up, is bad for you — and, the more overweight you are, the worse it is for you. Carrying around a lot of extra pounds is obviously hard on your hard-working heart, and also on your … Continue reading Obesity Can Kill You In Quite A Variety Of Ways

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How We Arrived At Our Current Perceptions And Treatments For High Blood Pressure

Posted December 24, 2015 Manometers measuring blood pressure

History of Blood Pressure Medicine Blood-pressure testing results were first published in 1733 by Rev. Stephen Hales, in England — building upon the pioneering work done about a century earlier by a fellow Briton, the physician William Harvey, in describing the human circulatory system. During the 1800s, Thomas Young, Richard Bright, and Frederick Akbar Mahomed … Continue reading How We Arrived At Our Current Perceptions And Treatments For High Blood Pressure

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Calcium And Phosphorus For Stronger Bones

Posted December 21, 2015 Calcium And Phosphorus For Stronger Bones

Calcium and Phosphorus are two Minerals that kind of go together, like a horse and carriage. Each is essential to your body, particularly in your development and maintenance of strong bones. Both are required to be consumed daily in relatively-large amounts, as compared with other essential minerals: 700 milligrams daily for Calcium, and 550 milligrams … Continue reading Calcium And Phosphorus For Stronger Bones

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Avoiding Bloat From Holiday Feasting

Posted December 16, 2015 Control Diabetes during holiday feasts

The annual ‘Holiday Season’ in North America more or less officially begins during any given year on the fourth Thursday of November, with Thanksgiving; and it pretty much ends on 6 January of the following year, with Three-Kings Day aka Epiphany aka Saint Nicholas’s Day. Over the years, it has become a time of gift-giving as well as … Continue reading Avoiding Bloat From Holiday Feasting

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