health & fitness

  1. zacman

    General Health Is your waistline making you sick? – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Once upon a time, people used to think that having a well rounded midsection was a thing of pride; an evidence of good living. Back then, new brides would make it a point of duty to fatten up their husbands’ bellies because … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News...
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    General Health Type 2 Diabetes: Ginger may help to lower blood sugar levels – Newtelegraph

    Scientists have affirmed that some foods contain properties, which can help to lower blood sugar, so it could be worth including more of these type of food in the diet. Going by the findings of a new study, one spice which may help to control blood sugar … Read more via Newtelegraph...
  3. zacman

    General Health Top 10 Foods You Should Avoid During Weight Loss – Nairaland

    Losing weight and staying in shape is one of the ways of leaving a healthy life. For most people, the process of weight loss is a rigorous routine that is yielding little results than what is expected. Some people seem to be gaining weight instead of losing it even after … Read more via...
  4. zacman

    General Health How to Check Your Vacation Rental or Hotel Room for Hidden Cameras – Travel + Leisure

    Home-sharing services like Airbnb, HomeAway, and VRBO have undoubtedly change the travel industry forever. Now, thanks to these services, travelers can truly get familiar with a new location and spend time living like a local. But, a few recent headlines about hosts setting up hidden cameras...
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    General Health Chili pepper compound may slow down lung cancer – Medical News Today

    A new study finds that capsaicin, the pungent compound in chili peppers, can successfully stop lung cancer metastasis. New research adds to the mounting evidence that capsaicin, a compound found in chili peppers, has anti-cancer properties. According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer...
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    General Health Warren Buffett Says Marriage, Not Money, Will Make the Most Difference in Your Life. Here Are 7 Ways to Instantly Improve Yours –

    Warren Buffett may know more about smart investing than any other human on the planet, but he outdid himself when he openly shared what he attributes as the biggest decision of his life: marriage. Well, not just marriage; picking the right person to marry. As the billionaire told his...
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    General Health STI’s: Symptoms and how to treat chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis – RSVP Live

    Only a fifth of Irish people have been tested for STI’s – despite rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis being at an all-time high. Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health HIV PREVENTION: PrEP vs PEP – Vanguard News

    Transmission of HIV is possible through sexual intercourse, blood transfusion, injection drug users and from mother to child, during labour, birth and breastfeeding. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is when people at very high risk for HIV take HIV medicines daily to lower their chances of …...
  9. zacman

    Sexual Health My Boyfriend and I Have Stopped Having Sex. Should We Break Up? – PureWow

    I get it; you’re not getting it on, and you’re suddenly worried that the spark is gone. But let me reassure you: Sex slows down in most relationships, and that’s perfectly normal. It’s also F-I-N-E if you’re both OK with the frequency—even if it’s once a month, or less. The issue … Read more...
  10. zacman

    General Health The Best Way to Slim Down in Two Weeks |

    Minimize stress in your life to prevent your body from producing an excess of cortisol, a stress hormone that triggers hard-to-resist cravings for sugary, fatty foods, which can make you gain weight, particularly around your middle. Take deep, relaxing breaths, meditate or practice yoga or tai...
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    General Health Can Tooth Decay Lead to Death? – HowStuffWorks

    The idea that tooth decay can be life threatening may seem absurd at first, but there’s evidence to suggest that what goes on inside your mouth may have far-reaching implications for your whole body health. One of the most widely believed connections is that between poor oral health and heart …...
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    Sexual Health Answers to top sexual health questions over 50s are too embarrassed to ask – Mirror Online

    From the male menopause to sex drive on antidepressants – here are some of the top queries adults want answered... Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health 3 Reasons You Should Include Tiger Nuts In Your Diet – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

    Popularly termed “aya” by the Hausa’s, these nuts are one of the earliest recorded plants cultivated in ancient Egypt which serve as oral medications. Counted among the healthiest plants in the world, tiger nuts are known to help in the prevention of … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News...
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    General Health First-of-Its-Kind HIV Therapy Kicks The Virus Out of Hiding, And Then Kills It – ScienceAlert

    HIV is a sneaky virus. It can hide in the immune cells of people taking daily antiretroviral therapy (ART) drugs, waiting until they stop the therapy to come back with a vengeance. This forces them to continue ART — and continue dealing with its many side effects — for their entire lives. But...
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    General Health Growing Up Poor Not Only Affects Your Health, It Changes as Many as 1 in 13 Genes – ScienceAlert

    We all love a good rags to riches story, but the truth is that poverty never really leaves you. Not only does it have a lasting effect on your health and mental well-being, growing up poor changes you at a genetic level. A new study demonstrates the extent of … Read more via ScienceAlert...
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    General Health Ovarian Cancer Warning Signs and Symptoms |

    Bloating, or a feeling of fullness, is one of the most common symptoms of ovarian cancer. However, bloating can be caused by many other conditions, ranging from mild gastric disturbance to irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, to severe abdominal infection. Women with abdominal symptoms may...
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    General Health Voice-Assisted Tech Can Be a Driving Hazard – WebMD Health

    (HealthDay News) — The risks of using voice-based technology in your car may be greater than you think. Many consider this technology safer than using their hands to operate devices while driving, but it’s not … Read more via WebMD Health
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    General Health Can Weed Affect Women Differently? – FLARE

    Cannabis is said to cure a lot of what ails us—from period cramps to bad sex—but research for weed’s effects on women is still lacking. Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    Sexual Health How men and women use condoms differently – CNN

    (CNN) — There's a lot to learn when you're getting intimate with a new partner: What turns them on? What's off the table? And what steps will you take toward a safer sexual encounter? That safe-sex conversation should be a simple one. Who doesn't want to protect themselves against sexually...
  20. zacman

    Sexual Health Low libido: Causes in men and women – Medical News Today

    It is common for a person’s libido to fluctuate throughout their life and according to their mood. However, a significant change in libido may be due to an … Read more via “sexual health” – Google News