Weight-loss supplements

Weight-loss supplements these are taken to help a dieter lose weight. Most doctors would prescribe at least one type of weight loss supplement to help their patients lose weight faster. Obese patients are often given not just a weight loss supplement but a comprehensive diet to make them lose body fat and lower blood cholesterol […] Read more »

Vitamins

Vitamins are compounds essential for human beings. They are needed in basic human processes such as digestion and in cell formation. A person who lacks a sufficient amount of vitamins in their system is malnourished and is prone to getting sick often. Read more »

Uric acids

Uric acids are the result of the breakdown of purines. Their levels usually increase in diets which are rich in proteins, beans and even fish. It is passed in the urine but excess uric acids may be kept in the body. More specifically, uric acid crystals get deposited in the joints. A large deposit of […] Read more »

Thyroid

Thyroid or the thyroid gland is an endocrine gland found beneath the neck and near the Adam’s apple. It regulates protein synthesis in the body, energy production and hormone secretion. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder which describes the over activity of the thyroid gland. Hypothyroidism is the under activity of the gland. Both disorders are able […] Read more »

Triglycerides

Triglycerides or “fat” is the dormant form of cholesterol. It is the flabby piece of flesh around the abdomen and also the thick part of the buttocks. In synthesis, it gives birth to cholesterol, High Density lipoprotein HDL or good cholesterol, and Low Density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol. Excess calories in the body get […] Read more »

Traditional medicine

Traditional medicine or folk medicine is a method of healing without the use of science. It comes from generations of healing based from tradition and usually done in areas where there is a lack of modern medicine. Lately, a new view on traditional medicine has been taken as more people are turning to it for […] Read more »

Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone found in mammals. Both male and female sexes secrete the hormone but the former secretes more of it. In males, testosterone is responsible for the sexual maturation of the group by developing the testis and prostate. It is also responsible in giving men their general characteristics such as: denser bones, muscle […] Read more »

Tachycardia

Tachycardia or irregular heartbeats are often felt when the blood pressure is not stable. A person may experience such when he is startled, short of breath, excited, experiencing heartburn or when he is upset. Caffeine may also induce tachycardia and palpitations as it increases fluid movement in the kidneys and stimulates the mind. As such, […] Read more »

Supplements

Supplements or food supplements are used to augment deficiencies in the body. They are taken orally and daily for as long as the body needs them. Supplements fall under the “food” category of the United States Food and Drug Administration. This makes them easy to buy and without the need for a prescription. The amount […] Read more »

Stroke

Stroke this happens when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures and floods the area with fluids. This results to the compression of the brain and the patient often losses consciousness and passes out. Eventually, the pressure would be too much for the skull to contain and death occurs after the patient goes through multiple […] Read more »