Apr 09 2019
Did you know that more than 75 million adults or 1 out of 3 have high blood pressure? It is scary that only half of these people have their high blood pressure under control. Hypertension is “the silent killer” because there are normally no warning signs or symptoms with this disease so it is common […]
Apr 08 2019
CBD is in everything these days from tinctures, body lotions, infused drinks, and even dog treats! CBD is a compound found in both the cannabis and hemp plants. CBD does not contain THC so you or your dog will not get high from consuming it.
CBD is a natural treatment for dogs who experience pain associated with […]
Apr 05 2019
We love our pets! There are more than 90 million dogs and over 94 million cats in households across the United States. Companionship is one of the top reasons why we love them so much but they also provide many health benefits as well. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why owning […]
Apr 04 2019
A healthy immune system can keep your heart healthier, lower your blood pressure, and it can help you maintain healthy body weight. Having a healthy immune system can also protect you against many illness and diseases. Understanding how your diet can improve your immune system is very important. Hippocrates’s famous quote from 460 B.C said, […]
Apr 01 2019
Avocados are fruit and they came from Mexico somewhere between 5,000-7,000 BC. They are technically a berry that contains one seed. Mammals such as the ground sloth and wooly mammoths ate them whole about 13,000 years ago. Somehow the avocado survived but the prehistoric animals did not. The word avocado means “testicle” in the Aztec language […]
Mar 29 2019
Heart Disease has many symptoms and physical signs. Everyone knows that chest pain is a common symptom, but there are many other signs that you might not know.
Heart Disease symptoms are things you feel like chest pain and shortness of breath. Signs of heart disease are different. Signs of heart disease are things your medical […]
Mar 28 2019
Inflammation is such a hot topic these days. Inflammation in the body can be good but it can also cause a lot of bad things.
Inflammation is a good thing when your cells release chemicals into your blood which causes an increase in blood flow to the damaged area to protect you. Inflammation is unhealthy when your […]
Mar 26 2019
Statin drugs are taken by more than 102 million Americans (20 years old or older) who have high cholesterol. High cholesterol is when your level is above 200mg/dL. There are more than 35 million Americans who have cholesterol levels above 240 mg/dL who are at high risk of heart disease. Another alarming statistic is that […]
Mar 25 2019
Diabetes is on the rise in America. According to the CDC in 2015, there are 100 million Americans who either have Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. Unfortunately, most people who have prediabetes do not even know they have it. If this disease is left untreated, it can lead to type 2 diabetes within 5 years.
Mar 20 2019
Anti-Inflammatory Foods are your greatest helpers to fight inflammation in your body.
Inflammation in the body happens when white blood cells are released into the blood or tissues to protect your body against toxins, infections or injuries. When your cells become damaged, your body releases chemicals that cause an immune system response. Some of the symptoms […]