Sore throat, headache, watery eyes, fatigue, runny nose – you have a cold, right? Or is it a sinus infection? We often don’t know right away. Letting a cold go with over-the-counter treatment is one thing, but if you neglect a sinus infection, you could find yourself worse for wear. Here’s how to tell the difference between the two.
I know a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes gives you a lot to think about. But I want to encourage you to keep your kidneys near the top of your checklist.
Rage is, well, all the rage these days. We see it on display on our freeways as road rage, in online rants and in family and workplace disputes. What you may not know is these toxic outbursts pose multiple health risks, from heart disease to insomnia to weight gain that might lead to diabetes.
After what seems like months of rain, the sun is out and many people are starting new exercise routines that include outdoor workouts. I’m a runner myself, and I know that personally, I have been looking forward to finding time to run outdoors when it’s not raining. While exercise is almost always a good thing, it’s important to make sure the routine you’re planning is right for you. Here are some things you should know before embarking on any physical activity outdoors.
Here’s a scary number: 70 million. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that’s the number of Americans who have high blood pressure, also called hypertension. Roughly 1 in every 3 people has it. Here is another frightening number: 360,000. That’s the number of deaths high blood pressure contributed to in 2013. Here’s what you should take from those figures: High blood pressure is common and it can be devastating.