Insomnia, the most common sleep complaint among Americans, means “no sleep” in Latin. And as the definition implies, people with insomnia may not only have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, they may also not feel refreshed or restored upon waking. Chronic insomnia can lead to mental health problems including anxiety disorders and depression. It’s an extremely common problem, with up to 40 percent of Americans suffering symptoms of insomnia within a given year, and 10-15 percent dealing with chronic insomnia, according to the National Center for Sleep Disorders Research at the National Institutes of Health. The chronic lack of sleep associated with insomnia does more than just zap your.
Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a chemical form of synthetic estrogen used in countless commonly used household items including water bottles, plastic food containers, food packages, canned goods and more. In all about 6 billion pounds of the chemical are produced around the world each year, amounting to $6 billion in sales. New research has revealed that BPA may make infant girls more aggressive by “masculinizing” their brains. The chemical, which helps harden polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resin, has been linked to serious human health conditions even at low levels to which Americans are commonly exposed. “In laboratory tests, trace BPA exposure has been shown to disrupt the endocrine system and trigger.
If you’re like most American families, you enjoy milk, cheese, ice cream and other dairy products on a regular basis. You probably perceive them to be healthy staples, full of calcium, protein and other nutrients to support your family’s health. You should know, however, that U.S. dairy products may not be as pure as they seem. Instead, they commonly contain a genetically modified ingredient — Monsanto’s genetically engineered bovine growth hormone (rBGH or rBST) — that has been linked to so many health hazards in humans and animals it’s banned in most other industrialized nations, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the European Union. Cancer Risks and More: What.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common psychiatric childhood disorders, affecting nearly 10 percent of children in the United States. Contrary to past beliefs that once a child with ADHD enters their adult years they simple “outgrow” their symptoms, research has shown that symptoms continue to affect everyday life well into adulthood. Kids with ADHD may have trouble focusing their attention on board games, while adults with ADHD may struggle to complete tasks at work or around the house. Some medical researchers found that 40-50 percent of children diagnosed with ADHD continue to live with symptoms into their adult years, although the areas of life it.
Shocking Truth: Not All Cholesterol is Bad! Cholesterol Deficiency vs. Cholesterol Deceptions (There is “Good” and Bad Cholesterol)
When you think about cholesterol, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If you’re like most Americans, it’s probably something negative, like heart disease or giving up eggs for breakfast to keep yours low. Are you worried about your cholesterol unnecessarily? Lowering your cholesterol is NOT always a good thing … But there’s something important you should know, and that is the fact that cholesterol is not a “bad” word … nor is it a “bad” substance in your body. Also, eating eggs isn’t what’s behind your high cholesterol. In fact, your body produces about 80 percent of the cholesterol it needs naturally; it is that important to your.
At some point everyone searches to make positive changes in their life. Whether they are health-related, success-oriented or simply to get more happiness out of life, it is a constant quest. Without having a roadmap or step-by-step instructions on how to accomplish these life changes many of us unfortunately give up trying, settling for the status quo and accepting things as they are. The first step toward achieving the life you really want? Believing you CAN and WILL have it. The good news is there are some simple changes you can make in your life to garner success, happiness and good health. You CAN achieve the ideal you’ve been after.
Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death around the globe. In the United States, men have just under a one in two chance of developing cancer in their lifetime, while women have a little more than one in three risk, according to the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Cancer Facts & Figures 2009. At least one-third of annual cancer deaths could be prevented by healthier lifestyle choices. While about 5 percent of cancers are thought to be hereditary, a far greater amount are influenced by factors within your control. As ACS states: “Increasingly, researchers agree that poor diets and sedentary lifestyles are among the most important contributors to cancer risk.
Breast cancer, typically regarded as a women’s health condition, can strike men too. In fact, though men are about 100 times less likely to get breast cancer than women, about 1 percent of all breast cancers occur in men. Estimated 2,190 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. An estimated over 2,190 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society, and 410 will die from the disease. Overall a contrasting picture of approximately 10% increased number of men diagnosed since 2008 yet a 9% decrease in deaths with aggregated 19% deviated improvement in death rate which one might see attests to.
Have You Ever Gotten Dizzy and Felt Off Balance? You Could Have Vertigo BPPV: An All-Natural, Simple and Fast Treatment is Available!
More than 42 percent of Americans experience dizziness or vertigo during their lifetimes. Many suffer in silence, assuming there is nothing that can be done for the disarming feeling of spinning or falling off balance. You don’t have to suffer in silence from vertigo. A simple procedure known as the Epley maneuver has a 90-95 percent success rate in curing the most common cause of dizziness. However, in about 20-50 percent of cases dizziness is actually caused by a disorder that’s incredibly easy, and fast, to treat — once it’s diagnosed. If you currently struggle with dizziness, you owe it to yourself to explore this condition, as it’s actually one.
Misleading Label Dangers: How to Choose High-Quality Supplements and Avoid Cheap and Dangerous Imitations
National surveys indicate that half of Americans take some kind of dietary supplement, and if you’ve visited your local drug store (or even grocery store) recently you know that weeding out the good from the bad can seem like a nearly impossible feat. How can you tell what’s really in that capsule, pill or gel cap? Keep reading for tips on how to choose the highest quality, most effective and safest dietary supplements available. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines a dietary supplement as: “A product that is intended to supplement the diet that bears or contains one or more of the following dietary ingredients: a vitamin, a mineral,.