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5 Ways To Prevent Metabolic Syndrome
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5 Ways To Prevent Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a group of risk factors: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, unhealthy cholesterol levels, and excess fat in the abdomen. Having these risk factors drastically raises your risk of diabetes, and blood vessel and heart disease. Experts say you can prevent metabolic syndrome in the same way you would treat it. You...

by January 17, 2018January 17, 2018
The Best (and Worst) Foods to Prevent Stroke
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The Best (and Worst) Foods to Prevent Stroke

Stroke kills about 5 million people worldwide per year. It’s the leading cause of permanent disability in the U.S., and it’s a rapidly growing threat for middle-aged women in particular. But if you want to prevent yourself and those you love from getting a stroke, there’s good news… Basic lifestyle changes can have a big...

by January 17, 2018January 17, 2018
How can you prevent a stroke?
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How can you prevent a stroke?

Prevention The best way to help prevent a stroke is to eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and avoid smoking and drinking too much alcohol. These lifestyle changes can reduce your risk of problems like: arteries becoming clogged with fatty substances (atherosclerosis) high blood pressure high cholesterol levels If you’ve already had a stroke, making...

by January 16, 2018January 16, 2018
What You Can Do To Reduce Your Stroke Risk
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What You Can Do To Reduce Your Stroke Risk

Although heart disease and stroke account for the vast majority of deaths each year in America, you can do things to lessen your risk: Eat a healthy diet. Healthy food habits can help you reduce three risk factors for heart disease and stroke – high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure and excess body weight. The...

by January 16, 2018January 16, 2018
Female Obesity And Stroke Risk
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Female Obesity And Stroke Risk

Women who are obese or overweight are at an increased risk of having ischemic stroke in which blood flow to the brain is blocked, according to a new research released Wednesday. However, the study also found that these women have reduced chances of getting hemorrhagic stroke wherein a weakened blood vessel in the brain bursts...

by January 16, 2018January 16, 2018
8 Steps to prevent heart disease (Heart-Healthy Diet)
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8 Steps to prevent heart disease (Heart-Healthy Diet)

1. Control your portion size How much you eat is just as important as what you eat. Overloading your plate, taking seconds and eating until you feel stuffed can lead to eating more calories than you should. Portions served in restaurants are often more than anyone needs. Use a small plate or bowl to help...

by January 13, 2018January 13, 2018
15 Foods that are good for your heart
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15 Foods that are good for your heart

“Try to eat foods that are in their natural form, as they come from the ground,” Ms. Zumpano says, recommending what she calls the “whole-foods diet.” That diet includes, of course, heart-healthy foods such as fish, whole grains, vegetables and fruits, but don’t be afraid to treat yourself occasionally with a glass of red wine...

by January 13, 2018January 13, 2018
How Does Obesity Affect the Elderly?
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How Does Obesity Affect the Elderly?

It’s commonly known and scientifically proven that obesity predisposes to many diseases. In fact, the majority of organs and body systems are negatively affected by obesity. Most commonly, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, heart disease and certain cancers are encountered in patients affected by obesity. As we age, physical disability is also a major problem due...

by January 11, 2018January 11, 2018
Obesity and Infertility
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Obesity and Infertility

Obese women have more infertility and are less successful at conceiving than women of normal weight. Excess body fat leads to alteration in estrogen metabolism. Insulin resistance and elevated free circulating androgens cause ovulatory and menstrual disturbances.

by January 10, 2018January 10, 2018
The Link Between Obesity and Infertility In Women
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The Link Between Obesity and Infertility In Women

Obese persons, men and women, face many disadvantages because of their obesity. With regard to infertility, PCOS and the excess estrogen are associated with obesity and they cause infertility. Moreover, obese women have miscarriage rate that is double that of those with healthy weight.

by January 10, 2018January 10, 2018
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