High blood pressure means putting a strain on the arteries, as well as on the heart itself. The strain could cause arteries to rupture, or could cause the heart to fail altogether. It’s pretty serious then, to make sure things are under control.
Nowadays there are many different Blood Pressure Monitors available on the market depending on what you’re looking for. So many that it can often be confusing and off-putting, in fact. Continue reading
What is arthritis? The most commonly used definition for is an inflammation of the joints. The joints of the body are where two bones connect allowing the limbs to bend for movement purposes. Arthritis causes the joints to swell which makes the bones stiff and lessens the flexibility of your movement. It is important to note that arthritis is not a single disease. Continue reading
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disorder that may affect many tissues and organs, but principally attacks synovial joints. While it primarily affects joints, problems involving other organs of the body are likewise known to occur. Extra-articular (outside the joints) manifestations other than anemia (which is very common) are clinically evident in about 15-25% of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis Continue reading
What is lecithin? You are probably familiar with the word. In fact, you may even be taking it as a supplement. But what is lecithin really? Where does it come from? And what can it do for you? ‘What is lecithin?’ and other such questions are what we are going to tackle in this article Continue reading