Is Smartphone Causing Your Chronic Dry Eyes?

Staring at a computer screen can cause the eyes to become tired. Everyone knows how important it is to protect the eyes from UV rays with UV blocking sunglasses. However, what many people do not realize is that the light that is emitted from a smart phone can also harm the eyes. Studies have shown that 60% of people spend at least 6 hours a day in front of a digital screen, whether it is a smart phone or computer screen. Blue light is emitted from these types of screens and has been shown to be Read more [...]

How Managing Weight Helps Control Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a condition that affects approximately one in every three people in the United States. The condition can lead to severe health problems such as stroke and heart disease, but it is very treatable. There are several different ways to bring high blood pressure under control, including prescription medications, but many people prefer to avoid using drugs whenever possible. Research has shown that weight and blood pressure are related, so maintaining a healthy weight can be an Read more [...]

Simple Coping Strategies for Managing Anxiety

If you are suffering from anxiety, then you are not alone. A large percentage of the U.S. adult population is diagnosed with various types of anxiety disorder each year, with many more people likely going undiagnosed. In the day-to-day sense, suffering from anxiety is different to simply being more stressed out than usual. Whilst stress can serve to motivate us and help us reach our goals, anxiety can be all-consuming, causing you to worry irrationally about several things at the same time and make Read more [...]

TMS therapy for treating depression – How effective is it?

According to recent research, it was said that the relapse rate for patients who were suffering from treatment-resistant depression were much lower after they underwent TMS therapy or transcranial magnetic stimulation as compared to those who were on drugs. 6 month results from 2 different studies presented at the meeting showed that only 10-12% of patients obtaining a remission suffered from relapses after undergoing the TMS therapy. This compares with the relapse rate of around 40% over 12 months Read more [...]

What is Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation and Its Effect on the Health of a Person?

Atrial fibrillation is a common heart condition where the heart beats irregularly. The heart of people with this condition beats at a rapid rate. They also have a higher risk of stroke and heart failure, among others. Atrial fibrillation normally lasts for thirty seconds. It typically affects people who are over 60 years old. Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation or PAF is a type of atrial fibrillation that spontaneously happens in two separate instances within a seven-day Read more [...]

Do I Need Surgery to Treat My GERD?

Do you suffer from GERD – reflux disease? If so you may be wondering if you need surgery to correct the problem. In the case of surgery for GERD it normally corrects a hiatal hernia, which helps to minimise the symptoms and problems of the GERD condition. Laparoscopic surgery for GERD is recommended in many cases, particularly when the condition is chronic or severe. Is Surgery a Good Way to Treat GERD? Many London doctors are agreed that treating GERD with surgery is indeed a viable option. Read more [...]

4 Household materials which may cause cancer – Staying aware and avoiding the

As per a new report released by the US Department of Health and Human Services, it is being said that there are too many building materials which have been recently added to the list of materials which may cause cancer. Majority of the common men dwell under the assumption that their place is safe enough from all sorts of lurking dangers but little do they get to know that there are various household products which include some deadly chemicals that stand the risk of causing cancer, birth defects, Read more [...]

The Top Five Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to EMFs from Your Cell Phone

Cell phone use has skyrocketed in recent years – in fact, cell phones number in the millions around the world, and most everyone has a cell phone of their own. But the dangers posed by the use of cell phones are all too real. The risk of conditions such as cancer can actually be increased with the use of cell phones, especially in children. So what can you do to reduce your exposure to the electromagnetic fields created by your cell phone? Let’s find out. Limit your children’s use of Read more [...]

Pros and Cons of GMO’s

In order to have a happy, healthy lifestyle, you need to balance your diet and your physical health accordingly. Unfortunately, the state of our food is not always within our control and an affordable, nutritious diet sometimes seems difficult to follow. Over the past two decades people from various institutions around the world have been questioning the health risks behind Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). GMO refers to the altering of organisms’ DNA, so GM foods mainly refer to soy, corn, Read more [...]

Dylan Sporn – Healthcare

Healthcare is probably on top of the list when it comes to individuals prioritizing their basic needs. Accessing good healthcare may be affordable to some, but may pose a great challenge to others. Having a job which provides a good insurance coverage policy can enable individuals to have a sound piece of mind, to know that they will be well taken care of. However, there are people who may not receive adequate care and relief from injuries, accidents and the likes due to being self-employed or not Read more [...]