Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

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 Stop a Common Cold

How to Stop a Common Cold

Who hasn’t had the case of the sniffles? The common cold is a non-terminal condition that can afflict men, women, and children. Nearly everyone, if not all people on earth, are susceptible to this sickness. More technically known as acute coryza, the common cold is brought about by infection by viruses like rhinoviruses or coronaviruses. […]

How Do Drugs Work?

How Do Drugs Work?

Since the dawn of man, he has endlessly found ways of preserving himself for survival. Not only did he attempt to find better sources of food, but also developed a system for healing and prolonging life. The quest of man for health continues until the present, where medicine and technology constantly discover newer methods of […]

How to Lose Weight

How to Lose Weight

Weight loss used to be a craze for people who desire to look more attractive to the opposite sex. However, if you take a look at prevalence rates of obesity and being overweight in the United States, you may be convinced to think that weight loss is a must. Losing weight helps you avoid unwanted […]