The most prevalent treatment for type-2 diabetes is in the form of metformin. It is believed to be a more secure medication for patients with mild to severe kidney sickness according to medical specialists at Yale as published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
For a long time, metformin has been utilized by physicians in the US to lower glucose levels in individuals with type-2 diabetes. It’s the first line of defense, with most specialists and physicians using it to treat glucose increments in the body. Even with its documented effects in helping diabetes patients, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved it. Continue reading →
Many diseases worsen because they are not diagnosed at the right time. They are often diagnosed when the damage has been done; there is no going back from there. You can only control it through medication and treatment. It is better to prevent these diseases instead of curing it at the later stage. “Prevention is better than cure” is right in this case.
You should be aware of the signs of diseases like migraines as this will help you understand how it starts and how to treat them. If you feel pain on one side of your head, are vomiting, feeling nauseous, and experience vision and sensory issues, you are likely suffering from migraines. Continue reading →
One of the main culprits of hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and other chronic diseases is a diet high in sugar. For some people, sugar is like a drug. I understand. We all were born with a sweet tooth. With that said, here are 9 smoothies that sweet (and healthy) as they can be minus the high amount of sugar. Continue reading →
Living with osteoarthritis (OA) is a hard ordeal for an individual. If you have the degenerative joint disease, you are not alone. According to U.S. statistics, OA affects over 48 % of people in the U.S. between 25 to 65 years old (over 25 million people) on a daily basis. Here are 3 alarming facts about OA: Continue reading →
We all have that friend who is in great shape despite not knowing what an elliptical machine is. What is their secret? How do they do it? Well….I don’t know. You have to ask them. But if you are looking for ways how to exercise without trying, you came to the right place. Here are 7 tips on how to exercise naturally. Continue reading →
It is the New Year and this year, you are hell-bent on FINALLY accomplishing your New Year’s resolution: losing weight. As you are anticipating your workout, your stomach begins growling. Should I eat? What to eat? Yes, you should eat. Eating prior to work out provides much-needed energy; especially if you plan on running for 30 minutes+. As far as what to eat, check out these 7 foods. Continue reading →
Memory loss affects millions of people; especially women they get into their later years. Studies show that almost two-thirds of Americans who suffer Alzheimer’s disease are women. In addition, women in their 60s have a higher chance of contracting Alzheimer’s disease than breast cancer (1 out of 6 v. 1 out of 11). But it does not have to be this way. Getting older does not have to equal losing memory. Here are 6 tips on how to preserve your memory. Continue reading →