3 Illnesses That Can Be Affected By Food
5 May 2015
Dealing with food allergies is a very common problem for many people. In fact, about 15 million people in the United States have some sort of food allergy. But what many people don't understand is that even if you don't have a food allergy you might still have adverse reactions to foods. There are certain demographics of people who should avoid certain foods to help keep themselves healthy. Here are some things that you need to know about certain food groups affecting people with existing health problems.
Delayed Readers And Vision: Understanding Eye Tracking Issues
25 April 2015
Delayed reading can be frustrating for a child and frightening for the parents. There can be many reasons for delayed reading, but one often overlooked cause is eye tracking issues. Children with tracking issues cannot focus their eyes properly on the words, which can make reading difficult or even impossible. Fortunately, the condition is usually repairable with vision therapy. The following signs are what you need to look for if you suspect a tracking problem in your child.
Making Sense of Cholesterol and Heart Disease
15 April 2015
How bad is bad cholesterol and why does your body still need it? Why is too much good cholesterol bad for you? Understanding cholesterol, why your body needs it and why it can kill you, can be confusing. It's all about balance. Here is how cholesterol contributes to your health and heart disease.
How Your Body Gets and Uses Cholesterol
Your body uses cholesterol in your cell walls to produce vitamin D and various hormones.
Aging Hands: Turn Back The Clock
1 April 2015
When a person thinks about aging, they think about wrinkles and crow's feet around their eyes. However, aging can easily occur in other places on the body as well – in particular, your hands. Read on to learn more about why and how your hands age and what you can do about it.
Understanding Why Your Hands Age
Most people realize the importance of protecting their face from the sun so that it doesn't get burned by UV rays, which can cause premature aging.