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.
Natural Acne Treatment Options: What You Should Know
17 March 2015
When you suffer from acne, you are looking for any and every possible solution to remove the blemishes from your face. While you may have tried several medicated treatments, either prescription or over-the-counter varieties, you just have not found the right type of treatment for your acne problem. And using all of those chemicals and medications on your skin has left it feeling dry and uncomfortable though still covered in blemishes.
4 Common Menopause Myths Debunked
5 March 2015
Most people understand that menopause causes some hormonal changes, hot flashes and other symptoms. Unfortunately, many people have also mistakenly come to believe some of the many myths that circulate about the process as well. Here's a look at four of the most common myths that circulate about menopause and the truth behind them.
Menopause Causes Weight Gain
Many people believe that the hormone changes that occur during menopause cause you to pack on the pounds around your midsection.