Do you have noisy knees? Ever wonder if those popping and crackling sounds coming from your knees when you get up from a chair or do squats are a cause for concern? Find out what causes these sounds, what they mean and how to keep your knees healthy.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
Do you experience belly bloat after eating a meal? Between 15 and 30% of people do and it’s more common in women. This article identifies five common reasons women experience tummy bloating after a meal.
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. There’s also evidence that lifestyle changes may lower the risk – including exercise. Will you still get the protective benefits if you begin exercising later in life? Find out what new research shows.
Sugar is bad for your teeth and for your waistline – but what about your heart? A new study shows diets high in sugar are linked with an increased risk for heart disease. Find out more about sugar consumption, heart health and why it’s important to reduce the amount of sugar in your diet.
Did you know high blood pressure contributes to almost one out of six deaths in the United States alone? Discover five other things you should know about your blood pressure but probably don’t. You’ll also discover natural ways to lower your blood pressure.
There’s no doubt that exercise lowers your risk for heart disease – but what about sudden death due to an abnormal heart rhythm? Despite the fact that people occasionally drop dead during exercise, research suggests exercise may actually make you more resistant to heart rhythms that lead to sudden death. Find out how.
Researchers are constantly in search of new markers or predictors of how long a person is likely to live. Here are four simple tests you can do that’ll give you an idea of how healthy your cardiovascular and nervous systems are, both of which are important for health and longevity.
Body composition changes with age. One of those changes is a decrease in lean body mass. Have you ever thought about why muscles age and whether there are things you can do to slow down this process? This article discusses research looking at how muscles age.
What could be more inconvenient and uncomfortable than a tendon injury, especially if it involves your lower extremities? Why are some people more at risk for tendon problems than others? This article discusses factors that increase the risk for tendinopathy.
Clues to future obesity may be identifiable early in life. Parents are usually happy when a baby or child has a good appetite – but what does it say about their future risk for being overweight or obese? A new study looked at this issue and came to some interesting conclusions. Find out what they are.