Commonly found in meat, eggs, cereal and certain vegetables, iron is an essential mineral that’s used by our bodies to transport oxygen through the bloodstream. It allows for the production of new red blood cells, which in turn transport oxygen to organs and tissue. Unfortunately, millions of people don’t consume enough iron in their diet, placing them at risk for anemia and other ...Continue Reading →
Have you been diagnosed with an overactive or underactive thyroid? Found in the lower part of the neck — right below the Adam’s apple in men — the thyroid gland is responsible for producing hormones that regulate biochemical processes in the body, including protein synthesis. But millions of people suffer from a disorder that causes their thyroid gland to produce too much or ...Continue Reading →
The average person consumes about 100,000 words of information every day. Whether you are talking to a coworker, watching TV, reading a book or texting a friend, you are consuming information. And while it’s impossible to remember everything you see or hear, you should be able to remember important information. If you can’t, consider the following tips to improve your memory.
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Whether it involves your ankle, wrist, finger, knee or elsewhere in your body, a joint strain can cause severe pain and discomfort. The good news is that most joint strains don’t require medical attention. Since they only affect soft tissue and not your bones, your body will heal itself on its own. But until that happens, you may struggle to move and use ...Continue Reading →
Affecting about 4% of the global population, peptic ulcer disease is a common and widespread digestive disorder. It’s characterized by the formation of ulcers in the stomach, small intestines or esophagus. Peptic ulcer disease has several underlying causes, one of which is the long-term and excessive use of anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen and aspirin. While taking an occasional NSAID to relieve pain ...Continue Reading →