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Low Blood Pressure Tips

17 steps to lower blood pressure

High blood pressure damages your blood vessels, heart and eyes while also increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke, dementia and kidney disease. The following tips will help to lower high blood pressure, or keep it from rising if it's at a healthy level.

Is Saturated Fat Bad For You?

Is Saturated Fat Bad for You?

For decades, doctors and medical organisations have viewed saturated fat as the raw material for a heart attack. But newer research has some experts questioning whether we’ve convicted the wrong criminal.

How to Defuse Anger

How to Defuse Anger

Anger can increase harmful blood cholesterol levels and suppress your immune system – it may even give you a heart attack. So what can you do to turn down the heat?

Managing Osteoarthritis

Managing Osteoarthritis, Part Four

Though it's well known that osteoarthritis can cause decreased mobility and pain, its effect on sleep is often overlooked. The average adult requires 6-8 hours of sleep a night, but many people with osteoarthritis experience disrupted nights or poor quality sleep. In the short term, this can exacerbate the pain associated with the condition, and over a longer period it can lead to more serious problems such as anxiety and depression.

Managing Osteoarthritis
Managing Osteoarthritis

Managing Osteoarthritis Part Three

In Part One and Part Two, we looked at the symptoms of osteoarthritis and some common forms of pain management. In this instalment, we look at the ways exercise can assist with managing osteoarthritis.

Managing Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis and Sleep Hygiene

Osteoarthritis and Sleep Hygiene

Though it's well known that osteoarthritis can cause decreased mobility and pain, its effect on sleep is often overlooked. The average adult requires 6-8 hours of sleep a night, but many people with osteoarthritis experience disrupted nights or poor quality sleep. In the short term, this can exacerbate the pain associated with the condition, and over a longer period it can lead to more serious problems such as anxiety and depression.

20 weight-loss tips

20 weight-loss tips

Weight loss is not a simple matter, but there are many simple things you can do to help make it happen. Here are 20 of them.

Why Do Boys Need HPV Vaccinations?

Why Do Boys Need HPV Vaccinations?

A vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) was introduced in Australia in 2007 to protect girls against cervical cancer and has since been rolled out around the world. But the vaccination is just as important for adolescent boys. Here’s why:

Take Control Heart Health

Take control of your heart health

Romantics and doctors say the heart is a mysterious thing. But when you've been told that you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure or any other condition that is heart-related, you don't want mystery — you want answers!

Facts About Dark Chocolate

Facts About Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is a healthy treat loaded with anti-oxidants.

So why are vegetables so good for you?

So why are vegetables so good for you?

Don't just build yourself a healthy future. Eating your vegies will help you feel better now.

Worst Things with Cold

5 worst things you can do when you have a cold

So you think you know the drill? You could be slowing your recovery.

How to give yourself a face massage

How to give yourself a face massage

Who needs Botox when you can freshen up naturally with an old-school beauty trick that really works?

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