Monthly Archives: July 2014

Testosterone therapy may affect your heart

Testosterone therapy may affect your heart Testosterone drugs are used in order to increase the hormone’s level in the organism of those that don’t have enough of it in their bloodstream. Testosterone is the hormone that intervenes in muscle mass, body fat, voice thickening and even some characteristics of the bone system. Obesity, diabetes and hypertension can all be results of insufficient testosterone. Normally, testosterone levels increase around the age of puberty and it decreases after the age of 50. […]

1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s can be prevented

1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s can be prevented Recent statistics show that, by 2050, there will be more than 100 million people living worldwide who will have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Comparing this number with the current situation, it may seem like an alarm signal (there currently exist more than 30 million people affected by the issue), but we have to consider some factors, out of which natality is the first one that comes to mind. Image credit: […]

7 Tips To Help You Quit Smoking

7 Tips to help you quit smoking 1. Ask yourself this question: Why do you want to quit? OK, so this is one of those rather silly questions. You may have heard that smoking is bad for you and it sure is, but you are not exactly convinced that it can actually affect you, of all people. Statistics are available all around the internet so, with a simple Google search, you’ll find that smoking may indeed cause cancer and heart […]

How to avoid getting a cold

How to avoid getting a cold It’s not about treating a cold, it’s almost always about preventing it. And a cold can be prevented. If you get enough sleep and try to avoid stress, be it work related or not. People who are sleep deprived risk getting sick way more often than people who sleep a regular 7 to 8 hours per night. The same goes for individuals who are undergoing stressful situations. When autumn’s here, you have to try […]

7 tips to lose weight

Tips to make you lose weight

7 tips to lose weight 1. Start by setting your ideal weight. Think about it every day of your regime and imagine yourself reaching that point. Wouldn’t it make you feel victorious? Don’t think of every day of your diet as another burden. Be optimistic. 2. Have patience. You know as well as anyone results do not come easy. You’ll have to wait; and, after all the sweat and sufferance, you will reach your goal. For some of you, it […]