How do you know whether you’re at high risk of heart disease? Cardiologists at UT Southwestern, based on recent research, describe five tests that more accurately predict the risk of heart disease.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
How you age is influenced by your lifestyle and what you eat. Are you making these dietary mistakes that accelerate the aging process?
Are you drinking enough water? Are you sure? Here are six signs that you might not be meeting your body’s need for fluid.
Your immune system never sleeps – nor should it. You depend on it to protect you against threats, like bacteria, viruses, and even cancer. Have you ever wondered how it changes with age?
Metabolic syndrome is one of the most common health problems that often goes undiagnosed. Yet, it can lead to serious health problems. Fortunately, it’s a syndrome you can lower the risk of through lifestyle and even reverse through lifestyle changes.
Stress comes in different forms. Longer term almost any form of stress is bad for you but there’s growing evidence that short-term, controlled exposure to stress might be beneficial. Find out why.
You hear a lot about the role gut bacteria play in health – but could they impact the aging process as well? Read on and find out what happens to the bacteria in your gut as you age.
Who doesn’t fear losing the ability to interact with the world? Yet, your brain ages along with the rest of your body. Fortunately, lifestyle matters. Here are five lifestyle habits that help slow brain aging.
Are you joining in the gluten-free movement? Many people are. However, there are some downsides to adopting a gluten-free diet, including potential exposure to toxic metals. Here’s why.
When you get a physical, your health care provider probably checks a cholesterol level. It’s good to know your numbers, but don’t focus so much on your cholesterol count that you ignore these other numbers that may indicate a higher risk of heart disease and stroke.