A bowl of lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese is among your meal options in a low-fiber diet

Low-Fiber Diet: Foods to Eat and Avoid

Some adults require a diet that is high in fiber to maintain a healthy digestive system. However, most adults prefer to go on a low-fiber diet due to existing conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diarrhea, or constipation. Since almost all grains, as well as some vegetables and fruits,...

Transient Ischemic Attack cuts off the blood flow in the brain.

Transient Ischemic Attack: Causes and Risk Factors

The human body requires oxygen to be able to function properly. The oxygen supply of the body is transported mainly by the blood through arteries and blood vessels. The blood is then scattered all throughout an individual’s body. Blocked blood flow to any of the body’s organs may result in...

What is Low Blood Pressure?

Low Blood Pressure: When Is It Considered Too Low?

What is low blood pressure? Blood pressure level that is less than 90/60 is considered low blood. In medical terms, it is called hypotension.   Blood Pressure As you may see, reading blood pressure has two parts. The number in the above blood pressure indicates your systolic pressure. Systolic pressure...

Do Carrots Improve Eyesight

Do Carrots Really Improve Eyesight?

Vitamin A is responsible for converting light in the eyes into a signal to the brain. It so happens that carrots are rich in Vitamin A. So, do carrots improve eyesight?   Brief History of Carrots Asians are the first carrot growers, and (don’t be surprised) it is not with...

Essential oils for cough

Essential Oils That Will Help Relieve Your Cough

Are there essential oils for cough? But first off, what causes cough?   The Causes of Cough Cough is extremely uncomfortable may it be just a little symptom or something more serious. It is sometimes embarrassing, too! Imagine that you are in a public area. In a train full of...

Top 5 Essential Oils for Migraine

Essential Oils for Migraine

Does your head keep on hurting repeatedly? If yes, then you must have a migraine. It is when you feel a throbbing pain that can be moderate to severe over time. Other than your head hurting, you will feel other symptoms during this condition including weakness and numbness. Fortunately, there...

Using Ginger Ale for Upset Stomach

Does Ginger Ale Help Relive Upset Stomach?

Our stomach, just like the other parts of our body, is important. So we consider its health. Making it upset can affect the other areas of the body and it can affect our overall health. So what do you usually do to solve an upset stomach? Perhaps many methods have...

Clear Liquid Diet Purpose and Risks

Clear Liquid Diet: Purpose and Risks

What is a clear liquid diet? Any food or drinks, may it be semi-solid or fully liquid as long as you can see through it, are considered clear liquids. For food, it will be considered liquid if it is partly or completely melted. Included in the clear liquid diet are...

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Types of Cherries

Cherries can be transformed into pies, tart, or garnishes. Anything from a delicious filling into a finishing touch to any food, you can count on cherries. But the delicious taste is not the only power that cherries possess. Cherries also have several health benefits that you may be surprised it...

Why Mitral Valve Prolapse Happens

Mitral Valve Prolapse: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Mitral valve plays an important role in our circulatory system. It ensures blood flow to the left ventricle from the left atrium. Any trouble with the blood flow will result in mitral valve prolapse or Barlow's syndrome. This condition happens because of a problem related to the mitral valve's closing....