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How Does Stress Affect Health?

How Does Stress Affect Health?

Have you ever been told that you look older than you really are? Saddening as it may be, and even if you are unaware of it, stress can really be very apparent on your body if you don’t know how to properly manage it. Aside from physical effects brought about by stress, there are many […]

How to Lower Blood Pressure

How to Lower Blood Pressure

The heart is an organ that really works overtime. It beats non-stop to provide enough oxygen and nutrients for the other organs of the body, and at the same time, it circulates waste from cellular processes so they can be eliminated from the body. It has been noted before that cardiovascular disease is the number […]

How to Take Blood Pressure

How to Take Blood Pressure

Before you learn about reading your blood pressure or someone else’s, here are a few notes on how your heart operates and how blood is pumped through your arteries. When you listen to your heart beat through a stethoscope, you hear a rhythm that resembles a “lub-dub, lub-dub” sound. This indicates your blood pressure, or […]

How to Quit Smoking

How to Quit Smoking

The tobacco industry is perhaps one of the most successful in the world, earning billions of revenue from cigarette sales per year. And why has the cigarette economy boomed? It is because of the millions upon millions of smokers who patronize their products, much to the dismay of health care professionals. Cigarette smoking is addictive, […]