Many people enjoy relaxing with a glass of red wine. Did you know red wine offers some health benefits beyond just being good for your heart? This article describes other benefits of red wine that you may not know about.
Management of IBS often includes medication, diet and lifestyle changes to minimize flare-ups. Learn more about the medications for irritable bowel syndrome, how they work and side effects, and find out what you need to know before taking prescription drugs for IBS.
Esophageal varices result when the liver suffers from adequate blood flow, causing pressure to increase in the veins of the esophagus. These varices can rupture, leading to serious complications and death if not treated. This article covers what you need to know about bleeding esophageal varices.
Intravenous high blood pressure medication is often given when a patient’s blood pressure is dangerously high and must be lowered quicker than oral medication can work. Let’s learn some interesting facts about these important drugs and how they work.
Pelvic inflammatory disease symptoms, or PID, affects more than one million women in the U.S. each year. PID can cause infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and even death. Find out if you are at risk and how to prevent PID and other STDs.
What is atrial fibrillation? It is a common condition in which the heart’s electrical conduction system makes the heart beat irregularly. You may have A Fib as it is commonly called and not even be aware of it. Are you at risk? Learn how A Fib is diagnosed, treated, and ways to prevent it.
Let’s discover some spinach nutrition facts that you may not be aware of. It’s one of the healthiest, nutrient-dense foods available, with few calories and no fat. Find out how spinach helps protect everything from your heart to your eyes to your bones.
This article looks at acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) which is a type of respiratory failure. ARDS can be fatal in 25 to 40 percent of cases, and can cause ongoing respiratory complications. Find out if you may be at risk.
If you’re looking for a fun and inexpensive way to shape up in the privacy of your own home, you may want to try fitness routines using resistance bands. You can do them while watching TV, and they’re great for travelers. No gym? No problem! They fit into any bag, and give a good overall workout.
Low residue diet foods help the body maintain normal digestive function after abdominal surgery or when a patient has digestive problems. Learn which foods can help prevent problems and plan your diet accordingly.
Niacin is essential to good health. Fortunately, this member of the vitamin B family is found in a wide range of foods. Vegetarians don’t have to take supplements, since niacin is found in many non-meat sources. Learn how to recognize niacin deficiency symptoms.