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Common painkillers have been linked to increased risk of asthma

Common painkillers have been linked to increased risk of asthma...

A large study has shown that there is a strong link between asthma and taking common painkillers.

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Seeing why high blood pressure can result in a heart attack

Seeing why high blood pressure can result in a heart attack...

This video animation brings blood pressure and cholesterol, and the effects they have, to life. I think it is a lot more meaningful than a few numbers.

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You can delay Type 2 diabetes with lifestyle changes

You can delay Type 2 diabetes with lifestyle changes...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Diabetes News, Kellie's blog on November 18, 2009 | 12 responses | permalink

Yes! You can delay diabetes with lifestyle changes

I am always interested in studies that run for 10 years. You know its results have stood the test of time!

This study compared the diabetes risk after 10 years of those who made lifestyle changes, those who took the daily medication Metformin, and those who made no changes.

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How does type 2 diabetes affect different parts of your body?

How does type 2 diabetes affect different parts of your body?...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Diabetes News, Kellie's blog on November 12, 2009 | 5 responses | permalink

Diabetes affects the whole body, including the heart, eyes and kidneys. This video explains what diabetes does to the body.

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Beware of stroke symptoms

Beware of stroke symptoms...

There are some classic signs that show whether someone is having a stroke. These videos show you exactly what to look for and what to do.

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Statins are too pricey for some

Statins are too pricey for some...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Cholesterol News, Kellie's blog on October 24, 2009 | 2 responses | permalink

Interesting new research has shown that in the late 1970s it was wealthier Americans who had higher cholesterol. Today it’s a different story.

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Watch your portion size

Watch your portion size...

If you are trying to lose weight, it may not be what you are eating but how much. Learn what is a healthy portion size for your meals.

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Maths skills important to diabetics

Maths skills important to diabetics...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Diabetes News, Kellie's blog on October 21, 2009 | no responses | permalink

What does maths have to do with diabetes? A study shows that managing diabetes is connected with the ability to work with numbers.

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Didgeridoo helps sleep apnea

Didgeridoo helps sleep apnea...

Playing the didgeridoo or doing similar mouth exercises has been shown to significantly reduce sleep apnea. See how the didgeridoo is played.

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Fructose linked to high blood pressure

Fructose linked to high blood pressure...

One of two new studies have provided the first evidence that high fructose corn syrup increases blood pressure. Watch what soda is doing to your blood pressure and body.

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Hot hands reflect your waist line

Hot hands reflect your waist line...

We all know the phrase “cold hands, warm heart”. Researchers have found a link between hot hands and excess weight which says, “warm hands, big waist”.

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Weight loss and sleep apnea

Weight loss and sleep apnea...

Sleep apnea is not just loud snoring! It can lead to high blood pressure and stroke. A study set out to prove whether losing weight can actually get rid of sleep apnea.

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Does weather affect asthma?

Does weather affect asthma?...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Asthma News, Kellie's blog on October 10, 2009 | one response | permalink

It has always been assumed that changes in weather can cause asthma flare-ups. Now a study has shown what weather changes do make a difference.

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What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy?...

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been growing in popularity and is being hailed by some as a treatment for many diseases.

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How to deal with cravings

How to deal with cravings...

Posted by KellieMyHS in Diabetes News, Kellie's blog on October 6, 2009 | no responses | permalink

I find late afternoons the hardest to resist chocolate and sweets. This video gave me great ideas on how to deal with my cravings.

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