Raising HDL cholesterol may no longer be a very good Idea after all. We popularly believe for last few years that HDL cholesterol is the “good” type of cholesterol. Also the higher your HDL levels the lower your cardiac risk. Raising HDL cholesterol levels is considered a very good idea but several recent clinical trials…Details
During pre and peri-menopause, migraine may trigger more frequently and become more severe due to fluctuation in estrogen levels. This article explains the connection between estrogen and migraine headaches.Details
Weight gain is one of the most common and probably the most frustrating symptoms of menopause affecting for up to 90% of menopausal women.
There are other clear factors which may affect and increase chances of menopausal weight gain such as diet, exercise, some medications or any other underlying condition.
Thyroid disorder and Menopause have few signs and symptoms in common. So how do you clinically differentiate a thyroid disorder and menopause symptoms and what are the complications of thyroid disorder during menopause.Details
Vaginal dryness is one of the main genitourinary symptoms of menopause can affect up to 50% of postmenopausal women. Vaginal dryness can be extremely uncomfortable doesn’t matter what the cause of it. Follow these steps to reduce the vaginal irritation.Details
Menopause brings many dramatic changes in women’s bodies due to decreased production of estrogen. Estrogen is the key hormone in women’s reproductive health, but it also plays an important part in keeping your skin youthful and healthy via stimulating the production of collagen and oil which maintains skin elasticity.Details
Influenza is usually a seasonal virus and can cause potentially life threatening respiratory tract symptoms. Every year seasonal influenza causes life threatening infections and death. WHO estimates that influenza causes 3 to 5 million cases of severe illness, and about 250,000 to 500,000 deaths globally each year.Details
Eight daily habits for good cholesterol that you can easily follow in your routine. Simple things like replacing your rice with quinoa, butter with avocado or even things like looking for health star rating or heart foundation tick when doing your groceries from supermarket can provide tremendous health benefits.Details
Alcoholic drinks normally contain phytosterols (plant fibres). They can bind with the dietary cholesterol and reduce the absorption of cholesterol from your diet. However, drinks like beer will probably have less quantity of sterols to be beneficial. Red wines are generally considered a good for heart health. The plant sterol called Resveratrol contributes to its antioxidant properties. The effects of resveratrol as still being investigated.Details
Cholesterol can be higher than normal recommended range for various reasons. As high cholesterol itself doesn’t have any symptom most of the people are surprised when they find out they have high cholesterol levels. Adverse events due to high cholesterol or random blood tests as part of health check ups usually reveal high cholesterol levels.Details
Urinary incontinence in layman’s term simply means urine leakage. This usually occurs by accident without the affected person being aware of the urge to void urine; they only realize after voiding has occurred. Although urinary incontinence can occur at any age and affect any sex, it is usually more common in the elderly, with women more affected than men.Details
Studies involving mindfulness and relaxation techniques in review showed benefits in alleviating vasomotor symptoms (hot flush), mood and sleep improvement.Details
High blood pressure leads to major risks such as stroke, coronary heart disease, onset and progression of chronic heart failure and chronic kidney failure. Find MoreDetails