Metabolic syndrome is not a disease, but a set of risk factors that increase your chances of developing heart diseases, diabetes and strokes. Metabolic syndrome is typically characterized by a large waistline and high levels of blood pressure and blood sugar. Types of metabolic disorders Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism refers to an
Rock climbing is a sport that truly tests you in both strength and stamina. Both climbing and bouldering, the name for climbing on low rock formations without a rop, involves nearly every muscle in your body. And if you’re afraid of heights, it might be the best way to face your
Worms and the effect that they can have on your body is highly underestimated. After the experience, I had with them… I must share with you the importance of deworming both your family and yourself. Intestinal worms are the worst kind of parasites and can take away your health in no time at
When it comes to alcohol consumption in general, the mantra moderation is key is readily adopted and accepted. However, according to the largest and most detailed study to date, that simple tumbler of whiskey a day could actually be doing more harm to your health than you might have previously
Halle Berry is known for her beautifully sculpted, ‘Catwoman‘ body. This month, last year, she hit the 50 mark and we don’t think she looks a day over 30! She is a role model to all women and someone we can look up to. Whatever she is having, we want
Many women who wear spectacles and contact lenses find it challenging to apply the perfect eye makeup when wearing glasses. Meriek van den Berg, an optometrist at Mellins i-Style – a leading chain of optometrists – deals with many female patients on a daily basis and regularly offers tips about
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease accounts for 31% of all worldwide deaths. One contributing risk factor of heart disease is having high levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol. High levels of cholesterol leads to the buildup of fatty deposits within the arteries and this can heighten the risk
Fat may be seen as a dirty word, but it doesn’t deserve its bad reputation; not exactly. The body needs fat for energy and it also uses fat to better process certain vitamins and minerals. However, fat can also heighten the risk for cardiovascular health problems as well as obesity.
Motivation is the reason behind people’s desires and actions. It is one of the most powerful tools that have the capacity to change the world for the better. Unfortunately, the power of motivation is always underestimated. The commitment to carry out something successfully requires a whole new level of motivation.
Victoria Beckham, Crystal Hefner, Pamela Anderson, Yolanda Hadid, Melissa Gilbert, and Heather Morris. What do these famous women have in common with thousands of other women worldwide? Well, for one thing, they all decided to get breast implants when they were younger. Now they each have decided to remove what