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What You Should Know About Serotonin Syndrome

When it comes to serotonin, too much of a good thing can be quite dangerous. Serotonin is one of the most important neurotransmitters in your brain, playing crucial roles in the proper functioning of nerve and brain cells as well...

The High Blood Pressure Heart Disease Connection

High blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) occurs when blood pressure is consistently too high. When the heart beats, it pumps blood through arteries, veins, and capillaries. This pressure is the result of two forces: the systolic pressure, which occurs as...

The 16 Best Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure. High blood pressure is often referred to as the “silent killer” because there are no specific symptoms or warning signs....

What You Need to Know About Magnesium: Benefits and Risks

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals to the human body. This mineral is essential for over 300 chemical reactions in the body. If you aren’t getting enough of this vital mineral from your diet, deficiency can occur. A...

Kidney Failure: How it Happens and What You Can Do to Prevent It

Your kidneys are an important organ with a very important job; they filter waste products from your blood and help to control your blood pressure, electrolyte balance, and red blood cell production in your body. When your kidneys are not...

How to Prevent and Possibly Reverse Arteriosclerosis

Arteriosclerosis. Big, scary word that means something is wrong with the heart, right? Yes, arteriosclerosis has to do with heart health, and yes, it can seem like an intimidating medical word. But it doesn’t have to be scary. We’re here...

8 Signs You May Have Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is often a precursor to type 2 diabetes. Many people who develop the condition may not know they have it, as insulin resistance symptoms can go unnoticed. Type 2 diabetes is a serious metabolic illness that compromises your...

How Stress Can Harm Your Health: The Effects on Your Body and Behavior

Not all stress is bad. Good stress is an enthusiastic motivator, like a hard-hitting coach pushing you to step up and challenge yourself. Stress can help us perform at our best and jump into action when a fight-or-flight situation arises....

What Is Metabolic Syndrome and Are You at Risk?

What is metabolic syndrome? “Syndrome” is a medical term that basically says there are a whole lot of problems; in the case of metabolic syndrome, problems that could lead you straight to a heart attack. Unchecked, the complications from metabolic...

Signs of Early Heart Disease

Your heart delivers oxygen and nutrient-rich blood to the body's cells—when this vital organ is not pumping as well as it should be, heart failure occurs. Heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart muscle cannot pump enough...

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