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Can Masturbation Impact Your Workout?

Can Masturbation Impact Your Workout?

Masturbation is a healthy and safe sexual activity that has links to numerous health benefits, such as pain relief and stress reduction. Opinions on how masturbation affects exercise vary, but there is...
5 Natural Ways to Improve Blood Pressure

5 Natural Ways to Improve Blood Pressure

Keeping your blood pressure down in a safe area is, naturally, incredibly important. But contrary to popular belief, you...
Ways to Ease Chronic Pain

Ways to Ease Chronic Pain

Exercise It's a Catch-22: You're hurting, so you don't exercise; but without exercise, you may lose muscle tone and strength, making the pain worse. Fortunately, even mild exercise...
What Causes Muscle Weakness?

What Causes Muscle Weakness?

Muscle weakness is a lack of strength in the muscles. They may not contract or move as easily as before. Some chronic medical conditions can cause the muscles to...
Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Parkinson's Disease

Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Parkinson’s Disease

Vitamin D supplementation may help treat non-motor symptoms related to Parkinson's disease. In an Acta Neurologica Scandinavia study of 182 patients with Parkinson's disease and 185 healthy controls,...
Causes of Yellow Feet

Causes of Yellow Feet

There are many reasons why a person may have yellow feet, most of which are not a cause for concern. Possible causes include jaundice, anemia, and calluses. People with...
Smoking and Your Heart

Smoking and Your Heart

Smoking tobacco can cause many health problems. Did you know that it can harm your heart and blood vessels? Smoking is a risk factor for heart disease, which can...
Blood Pressure in Your 30s and 40s Matter

Blood Pressure in Your 30s and 40s Matter

Blood Pressure in Our 30s and 40s Has Lasting Impact on Brain Health A new study followed adults from their mid-30s into their early 70s. It shows an...
Rheumatoid Arthritis

My Aching Joints, Is It Rheumatoid Arthritis?

If you're having joint pain, tell your family doctor. Early treatment can help prevent or reduce lifelong disability. Shweta Akhouri, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of...

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Blood Pressure in Your 30s and 40s Matter

Blood Pressure in Our 30s and 40s Has Lasting Impact on Brain Health A new study followed adults...