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Stress: How It Affects Your Health And Ways To Alleviate It

Everyone at some point in life has felt stressed, stress can be considered part of life. All animals have stress response, which can save their lives.

The nerve chemicals and hormones released during stressful times, prepares the animal to face a threat or flee to safety.

However, with chronic stress, those same nerve chemicals that are life-saving in short bursts can suppress functions that aren’t needed for immediate survival. Your immunity is lowered and your digestive, excretory, and reproductive systems stop working normally. Once the threat has passed, other body systems act to restore normal functioning.

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Ketogenic Diet: A Low Carb Aid Against Diseases

The ketogenic diet was designed in 1924 by Dr. Russell Wilder at the Mayo Clinic. It originally was created to treat epilepsy patients. It has recently become very popular for weight loss, due to the results it gives. It has been proven by researchers it can help cancer, alzheimer’s and type II diabetes patients.

Carbohydrates, Fat and Proteins as recommended for Ketogenic Diet

Carbohydrates, Fat and Protein as recommended for a Ketogenic Diet plan

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On Why Sleeping Well Is Important

Sleep time is one of the most important parts of the day. Quality sleep can help you prevent mental and physical problems, improve your overall quality of life.

During sleep  several areas of your body are busy, keeping the brain healthy as well as several other parts of the body.

Sleep deficiency has an impact on your health. Sleep deficiency raises your risk of chronic health problems. Your behavior, cognitive  and social skills might also be affected.

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The Impact Of Smoking On Health

Smoking has been linked to a set of chronic diseases, and cancers:

smoking related diseases

The conclusions from reports of general surgeons in the US have evolved from a few  associations in 1964 to a robust body of evidence documenting the health consequences from both active smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke across a range of diseases and organ systems. In 2004 a report concluded that smoking affects nearly every organ of the body, and the evidence in this report provides even more support for that finding.

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The Health Benefit and Best Reasons to Drink Coffee

Feeling jittery about whether to drink coffee? Percolate on this: Coffee’s benefits considerably outweigh its negatives, researchers now believe. Although caffeine can cause anxiety and insomnia in some people, the beverage’s unique properties — such as more powerful antioxidants than from any other source in the American diet, including fruits and vegetables, can do a lot of good. Continue reading