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10 Natural Treatment of High Blood Pressure

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10 Natural Treatment of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is also thought to be a silent killer.  It is thought that a third of all Americans suffer from varying degrees of hypertension: like obesity, it is considered a modern epidemic. Normal blood pressure tends to be around 120 over 80, though this can vary between people, dependent on lots of things including fitness and diet.  As there are few obvious symptoms of hypertension, it isn’t until the effects impact us more seriously than we know.  These impacts can be stroke, heart attack, metabolic syndromes, and vision loss.  This makes regular blood pressure...

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Everything you Ought to Know about Zika: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

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Everything you Ought to Know about Zika: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

What is Zika? Zika Virus Zika is an infection that causes mild symptoms, in some cases, no symptoms in the person infected. There has been a lot of attention paid to the impact of Zika.  This is less to do with the victims of the disease than it is the impact on babies who are born whilst the mother or father is infected.  It has been shown to cause birth defects in babies, including small head syndrome.  This can result in extensive disabilities for the child throughout their life.  It is for this impact on babies that has caused the...

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10 Simple Ways to Improve Digestion Naturally

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10 Simple Ways to Improve Digestion Naturally

Our digestion is the first to suffer in our modern life.  Increased stress, the rise of sedentary lifestyles and obesity and access to a range of spices, fats and most importantly alcohol – has made our digestive systems a haven for ailments and illnesses.  These health issues can have a real impact on our daily life – from the discomfort of acid reflux through the worry of operations to correct ulcers or bowel blockages. Therefore, taking care of our digestion should be high up on our list of priorities.  There are simple ways of maintaining a healthy gut; ways of...

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Here is how Diabetics are bringing their Sugar Level Down

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Here is how Diabetics are bringing their Sugar Level Down

Ways to bring your sugar level back to normal and reduce risk of diabetes Type 2 diabetes is a result of our diet.  Too much starchy food can cause insulin resistance.  Insulin is produced by our pancreas and is used to shuttle glucose from the blood into the cells.  The more glucose from starchy food in the blood, the more insulin is produced, until a point when the body becomes resistant to the effects of the insulin.  This then causes spikes in blood sugar levels, known as hyperglycaemia.  Beyond the effects of diabetes, the effects of high blood sugar levels...

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Natural Ways to Treat Depression

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Natural Ways to Treat Depression

What is depression? Depression is more than just feeling blue.  We all go through varying mood states, depending on events in our life and the make-up of our bodily chemicals at that moment in time.  These emotions, even if they present as deeply sad, do not constitute depression as such.  Prolonged sadness or feelings of despair should certainly be taken notice of and advice sought.  However, depression is most often a result of a physiological imbalance of chemicals in the brain that bring about a deeper, more difficult low mood.  This chemical imbalance can be a result of genetics or...

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