We like to boast that we are in the age of science and technology. But
still, few diseases remain incurable and people suffering from these diseases
have no respite.
According to the ACS, modifiable factors that boost the risk of breast
cancer, include having children late in or having no children; using oral
contraceptives or hormone therapy; not breast feeding; drinking alcohol; being
overweight or obese and physical inactivity. Women Fitness offer few tips for
those who are interested in knowing something on how to really prevent breast
Top 10 to Raise Dietary Battle Against Breast Cancer
A well-balanced, low-fat diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. Many experts are convinced that eating this way can substantially reduce the amount of estrogen in your body-and with it your risk of developing breast cancer.
10 for Boning Up your
A majority of women face the threats of osteoporosis, a
disease that weakens the bones and leaves them vulnerable to breaking.
It's responsible for an estimated 1.5 million fractures every year -
mostly of the hip, wrist, and spine. While osteoporosis affects both
sexes, it seems to target women with particular ferocity.
"Inflammation is the body's normal response to injury. While it may be a natural defense system, it can lead to disease if left untreated" according to an expert at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) further he says one way to fight inflammation is with food.
Some of the more important risk factors for colorectal cancer appear to
be: excessive energy intake, high fat-low fiber-high sugar diet, red
meats, refined grains, alcohol, omega 6 fatty acids and trans fatty
acids, iron, physical inactivity, obesity, constipation, colonic
inflammation, and family history of colorectal cancer or polyps.
The heart is a muscle that pumps blood and its essential cargo of oxygen and nutrients around the body. Like all muscles, it needs oxygen to work properly. Its supply comes in via the two powerful coronary arteries that network deep into the heart muscle. When something goes wrong with this supply, the condition is life threatening.
Binge-eating followed by purging with self-induced vomiting and the
compulsive use of laxatives, are warning signs of this condition.
Its causes include low body image and a feeling of not being in
control. It is often associated with anorexia.
Joints are complex structures. They are designed to bear weight and move the
body. Joints require motion to stay healthy. Long periods of inactivity cause
the joints to stiffen and the adjoining tissue to atrophy. A moderate exercise
program that includes low-impact aerobics and power and strength training has
benefits for all women, even if exercise does not slow down the disease
Top 10 to Manage Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis is a systemic auto-immune disorder, becoming apparent in the form of swelling and irritation in the verbal joints as well as stiffness and pain in the back. Some patients may experience only episodes of transient back pain while some others may experience long standing and severe back pain. If this problem is not treated properly, it could cause small bony outgrowths from the edges of the vertebrae. When it involves more than two vertebrae, a person can become disabled.
Do's For Women With type II Diabetes
It has been observed that women
who are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are overweight. The exact
cause of this type of diabetes is unclear, but it does appear to be
associated with weight gain. Read on.....
Stem cells hold tremendous promise for the treatment of many serious diseases. Many clinics that are offering stem cell treatments make claims about what stem cells can and cannot do that are not supported by our understanding of science. This article tries to correct some of the misinformation that is being widely circulated.
In this condition, the airways of the lungs are constricted, causing tightness in the chest, bouts of coughing, wheezing, and breathing difficulties. The inflammation of the air passages can become chronic. Asthma is usually caused by allergies or stress. Yoga has come a long way to heal and manage asthma.
Clinical studies indicates that fibroids are aggravated by an excess of
oestrogen in the body and that fibroids can be shrunk successfully simply by
getting the oestrogen levels back into balance.
Many myths about HIV and AIDS have contributed to prejudice and stigma
about the disease. Myths about HIV are very dangerous. They can cause
you to be afraid of something that is not dangerous. And they can make
you feel like something is not dangerous when it really is! So be
careful. Sometimes seemingly well-informed or well-meaning people give
out wrong information.
In this condition, the airways of the lungs are constricted, causing
tightness in the chest, bouts of coughing, wheezing, and breathing difficulties.
The inflammation of the air passages can become chronic. Asthma is usually
caused by allergies or stress. Yoga has come a long way to heal and manage
Valentine's Day is often referred to as a day for lovers, but many men
consider it a woman's holiday. As a result, in early February, panic begins to
set in. No man wants to ruin a Valentine's Day celebration for his girlfriend
Diseases and disorders sometimes develop stealthily, presenting no
obvious warning signals. Or they may exhibit symptoms so vague that
doctors are left scratching their heads as test after test fail to
detect anything amiss.
A new University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center study suggests that
blueberries may help reduce belly fat and risk factors for cardiovascular
disease and metabolic syndrome. Blueberries are the fruits of a shrub that
belong to the heath family, which includes the cranberry and bilberry as well as
the azalea, mountain laurel and rhododendron.
The heart is a muscle that pumps blood and
its essential cargo of oxygen and nutrients around the body. Like
all muscles, it needs oxygen to work properly. Its supply comes in
via the two powerful coronary arteries that network deep into the heart
muscle. When something goes wrong with this supply, the condition is
life threatening. Read on.....
Top 10 Lifestyle
Modifications to combat migraine
role that food plays in the cause of Migraine is controversial, but
there definitely seems to be a connection. Read on.....
10 Ways of Dealing with Stress
Relaxation helps reduce stress
by distracting your mind from stress provoking thoughts. Besides various
relaxation techniques help to counter effects of 'fight or flight' reaction.
10 Heartburn Treatments
Mostly heartburn symptoms are related to specific foods. Therefore, it is
important that heartburn suffers manage their diets as a way to treat
their heartburn. There are foods that are usually pretty safe
for heartburn sufferers to eat, that have little risk of causing acid
reflux, while other foods should be avoided as they are major heartburn
triggers. Read on.....
Top 10 Obesity Related Health Hazards
easier to lose 20 pounds than 50 and it's easier to keep the weight
off over the long term if the weight loss is reasonable. Read
Top 10 preventive
guidelines for a stroke
to incorporate these guidelines established by consensus panel of
nationally renowned stroke experts issued by National Stroke
Association (NSA). Read on.....
10 tips for lowering your blood pressure
experts stress there are some simple things that can be done to keep
you from becoming a victim of the silent killer
10 tips to prevent Lower Back Pain
Regular physical activity is of the
most important things you can do for your health