Everyone knows that metabolism is the secret to weight loss, as it is responsible for the amount of calories the body burns as energy. In order to understand how aerobic exercise provides long lasting benefits, one needs to understand exactly what metabolism is and how it is affected by aerobic exercise.
You’ve seen them, those people who are stretching their arms just as far as it they can go to read the menu. Heck, you may even be one of them. Do you know why people have to do this to read fine print? It’s called presbyopia and it eventually happens to everyone as a natural consequence of aging. It’s caused by the lens of the eye losing its elasticity, which means that it just can’t focus on things that are up close the way it could when it was younger. While presbyopia can be quite irritating, especially because it is yet another sign of aging, there are some things that can be done to help alleviate this lack of focus.
Heart disease is our nation’s number one killer, accounting for 1 out of every 4 deaths each year! The primary cause of heart attacks and strokes is the gradual clogging, hardening and damage done to the inside walls of our blood vessels.
A visit to the gynecologist is disconcerting enough, what with someone poking around in your nether regions and all. However, the following information will make sure you are informed and have a better understanding of the common issues, exam guidelines and how to take a more active role in your own vaginal health.
In a society obsessed with diets, body image and popularity, eating disorders seem to provide an answer to some people’s feelings of depression and low self-esteem. Unfortunately, though, eating disorders are a mystery that may not have a happy ending. Much like Alice as she begins her journey, once you begin the path down the rabbit hole of an eating disorder, it is difficult to come out on the other side, no matter how young or old you are.
Some parents find it difficult to talk with their teenagers. Once children hit the teen years, they go through many changes. If you establish a strong foundation when they are younger, however, these changes should not affect your relationship.
Often we take our sight for granted. Many diseases and disorders that can cause loss of vision, if caught early in their development, are treatable. Regular eye exams with a trained Ophthalmologist or a Doctor of Optometry are the keys to keeping your eyes healthy and ensuring that problems are diagnosed quickly. Make regular eye exams a habit.