Atherosclerosis – Symptoms, Causes, prevention and Treatment

By atherosclerosis the inside of the arteries are thickened, hardened and stiffened, causing the space for blood flow to be narrowed or closed. This will decrease the oxygen supply to local or distant tissues. The primary symptom of this is pain, poor organ function and bad general condition. The further consequences are tissue damage, sometimes acute damage by stop of blood flow caused by a sudden blood clot formed in the narrowed areas.   THE MECHANISMS AND CAUSES OF ...
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How to Prevent Coronary Heart Disease and Heart Attack

Coronary heart disease and heart attack like heart infarction can in great extend be prevented by lifestyle measures.   THE DIRECT CAUSES OF HEART DISEASE The direct causes of coronary heart disease and heart attack are factors like these: - Narrowing of blood vessels in the heart and the rest of the body by arteriosclerosis. - High blood cholesterol level. - High blood pressure. - Over-weight. - Diabetes. - High level of the amino acid homocystein in the blood. - High content ...
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A Total No Brainer

People facing cancer are naturally concerned about what the future holds. Strange then that the most common cause of one of the most lethal cancers of all, lung cancer, is generally of peoples own doing and pretty well avoidable. Nine out of ten people who develop lung cancer are smokers and the bad news is that the diagnoses of lung cancer are rising. Whilst some rare types of lung cancer are not related to smoking, most certainly are directly attributable, and the figures for survival rates ...
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Tips for Healthy Skin Year-Round

Taking care of your skin is essential all year 'round. Humidity, harsh weather conditions, and sun exposure are just a few of the elements that affect your skin as the seasons change. Follow these skin care tips from dermatologist Dr. Linda Franks, and you’ll help ensure that you’re promoting healthy skin the whole year through. Winter The winter months can really take a toll on your skin. During the winter, the drop in temperatures, combined with low humidity and indoor heating, can ...
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Tobacco - The World's #1 Killer Substance!

TOBACCO is one of the few legal substances available in stores as a consumer product, that will kill or harm when used as intended. It is the #1 killer over-the-counter drug the world has ever seen. Why is it we believe there’s enjoyment in something that is literally killing millions of people every year. Tobacco should be classified as a crime against humanity! Believe me.. no other consumer product in the history of the world has even come close to inflicting this amount of damage ...
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Loss Weight - Make It With Natural Products

Nearly 66,5 percent of all adults in the United States are overweight, and 30.5 percent are obese. Overweight refers to an excess of body weight compared to set standards. The excess weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Many people who are overweight are also obese. Obesity is a term for excess body fat. Food is made up of calories, or units of energy. Physical activity and normal body metabolism burn calories. When a person takes in more calories than the body uses, the ...
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10 Proven Tips to Make Heartburn Disappear

In our last newsletter, we discussed heartburn and its harmful effect on the body. Armed with that knowledge, we can now put into practice 10 tips for heartburn relief! My husband has terrible heartburn. In fact, he's the one who pops antacids like they're candy. Over the past couple of weeks I have encouraged him to try these tips...and you know what? They've worked! I hope these tips help you or someone you love find heartburn relief and kick this health problem we call heartburn. 1. Simple ...
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Kicking The Habit

If you're looking for a way to quit smoking that has a proven success rate, you may be interested in a drug called Zyban. The main active ingredient of Zyban is bupropion hydrochloride, which is also known as Wellbutrin. Originally prescribed as an antidepressant, Wellbutrin exhibited a side effect of making patients lose interest in cigarettes. With the Wellbutrin results as a guide, Zyban was developed and has been available as a smoking treatment since 1998. How Zyban Works The reason Zyban ...
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"The truth about Smokers 'Pleasure Paradox' "

Smokers love excuses. Nothing makes them happier than, 'I can't quit because…'. They really believe their own excuses. But all these excuses are cop-outs. There's no reason to smoke. Smoking doesn't have any redeeming benefits. It's 100% harmful, poison. But many smokers don't want to hear that. In fact, they already know it's poison. They just haven't yet discovered how to quit. Reading the truth, in a non-aggressive, non- threatening way, helps to get started on the quit smoking path. So ...
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Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma cancer can strike anyone, but appears more often in men than in women. It is a disease mainly linked to asbestos and smoke, since most people who have worked on jobs where they breathed in asbestos particles, have developed this pathology. Experts believe that smoking does not seem to be a directly related risk for developing the disease only by its own, but its combination with asbestos exposure increases the risk of Mesothelioma, so stop smoking if you are exposed to asbestos ...
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