Mental health and your heart

Looking after yourself can be tough when you’re living with a mental health problem. By taking small steps towards a healthier lifestyle you can improve your overall health and feel better. What is a mental health problem or condition? Everyone goes through difficult or challenging times at some point in their lives, so it’s normal…

How Eating One Avocado a Day Can Help Your Health

CONSIDER THAT GUAC UPCHARGE AN INVESTMENT IN YOUR HEART HEALTH. Eating one avocado a day was associated with significantly lower levels of types of LDL, or bad cholesterol, in overweight or obese adults, a study published in the Journal of Nutrition found. MEET ANTHONY NWEKE A VETERAN AUTHOR Avocado also improved levels of lutein, an…

Weight-Loss Surgery: Better Health, But No Cost Savings

Weight-loss surgery has many benefits for obese patients, but it might not cut the cost of their overall health care, a new study finds. MEET ANTHONY NWEKE A VETERAN AUTHOR Called bariatric surgery, these procedures help patients lose weight by restricting the size of the stomach, thus limiting how much someone can eat. Surgery not…

STROKE: Experts Warn Nigerians Against Poor Lifestyle, High Blood Pressure

On November 5, 2019.  By Chioma Obinna * Blood pressure check during Doctors on Air free medical mission at Bariga LCDA, Lagos. UNDIAGNOSED or poorly managed High Blood Pressure, sedentary lifestyle, poor diets and obesity among others are reasons that more Nigerians are coming down with stroke and its complications in recent times. Experts who…

Bed Time is the Best Time to Take Blood Pressure Medication – Research

 On Nov 3, 2019  People with high blood pressure who take all their anti-hypertensive medication in one go at bedtime have better controlled blood pressure and a significantly lower risk of death or illness caused by heart or blood vessel problems, compared to those who take their medication in the morning, according to new research….

The Health Benefits of Watermelon seed Will Surprise You

Watermelon seeds keeps your heart in a good shape [Credit: Times Now] Watermelon seeds are beneficial to the health and this article will expose you to some of those benefits. Very few people consider if watermelon seeds have some health benefits because they’re already carried away with the red pulp of the fruit. It’s easy…

Work and family demands may impact women’s heart health

Researchers believe that stress and cardiovascular health are linked in some way, but the association is not yet fully clear. A large-scale new study has recently delved into the effects of a unique kind of stress. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), stress may affect factors that increase the risk of heart disease, including…