The notion of a male version of menopause has been around for a couple of years, but the truth is: it doesnít really exist. Although men do experience a decline in hormone levels, in particular the male hormone testosterone, itís not as drastic as when women experience menopause and starts happening gradually (1% a year) after a man reaches the age of 30 and can cause various sexual and physical problems.
According to a recent report, campaigners for the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges are calling for a restriction of fast food and drinks advertising by companies such as McDonalds and Coca-Cola to ensure that they donít subliminally influence people to buy fast food during the Olympics.
I hate advertisements as much as the next person, but hardly think that a couple of weeks of sponsorship advertising will turn an entire nation obese; the problem...
In the United States approximately 30 percent of adults suffer from high blood pressure, sometimes simply referred to as hypertension. The condition can potentially cause dangerous health issues and at present is treated with management medication or lifestyle changes.
However, a new study suggest that vitamin C might have a modest effect on helping lower blood pressure - providing a simple and inexpensive aid to high blood pressure.
Eating disorders are often associated with young women, but recent reports have shown that more and more men are being admitted into hospital to get treatment for eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. However, experts say that this is only the tip of the iceberg and that many more men might be suffering in silence, feeling like they canít talk about it.
Red wine has in the past been proven to be a boost to health when consumed in small quantities, with benefits seen with regards to heart health, cancer and even simple digestion.
Can the same be said when it comes to drinking red wine for weight loss?
Stress happens, whether itís in the work place or simply as a result of coping with the struggles of everyday life, we all feel the pressure from time to time. Itís not pleasant, but is experienced so often by many of us that we hardly notice it, let alone notice what itís doing to our bodies. This post will explore why it's important for employers to try and lower stress in the work place.
Smoking in the United States over the last few months has been a hotly debated topic as public smoking bans and legislation changes are being implemented to try and help curb the addictive habit.
In terms of costs to healthcare however, a new contender has stepped into the ring following a recent study as well as reports that obesity levels are far higher than expected.