Heart Disease in Women

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Heart Disease in Women

Not Just Men, Women Are Equally Prone to Heart Disease

It is a myth that women do not get heart disease or are less susceptible to heart attacks. After cancer, statistically, heart-related ailments are the second most important cause of deaths among women. During the child bearing age, the hormones do protect women from heart diseases but post-menopause women are equally susceptible.

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Exercises for Diabetes Patients – Know Why You Must Take it Seriously

Exercise for diabetes patient treatment plans can help them control blood sugar levels and complement a healthy diet and medications. If you suffer from Type 2 diabetes, adding exercise increases your chances of staying healthy longer and prevents long-term complications including heart disease, kidney disease and damage to delicate nerves. Read on to see some of the best exercises diabetics can add as part of their treatment plan to stay healthy and fit.

What Are the Benefits of Exercise for Diabetes Patient?

People with diabetes tend to have lower blood glucose levels if they exercise. Type 2 diabetes causes people to have too much glucose in their blood. This is caused by not enough insulin or their body is resistant to the insulin they produce.

Whatever the cause, exercising regularly helps lower glucose levels. During exercise, the muscles can use the excess glucose for energy, which in turn lowers glucose. If you have a problem with insulin resistance, exercising makes your body respond better to it. This also helps the cells in the body use glucose properly. Continue reading

Foods to Eat When You Have Diarrhea

If you are not sure what to do about your stomach, you should find out what to eat when you have diarrhea. It’s important to know the best choice of foods to soothe as well as clear diarrhea. But at the same time, certain foods should be avoided. Continue reading

About Prostate Cancer by Dr. Amitabh Upadhyay

Prostate cancer is very common and all cases do not require treatment. Carcinoma prostate is one of the most common malignancies of the world. It is a disease of elderly males and its incidence increases with age faster than any other disease. There is evidence that some 40-50% of males will have prostate cancer by the age of 90 years. Most of these cases go undetected and will not cause any symptoms to patients. Its incidence is more common in the western population, especially African Americans.

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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a topmost killer among all cancers in males, both in India as well as the world. Smoking is a main predisposing factor along with pollution and occupational exposure. There are various types of lung cancers like small cell and nonsmall cell lung cancers. Small cell lung cancer is very aggressive with high mortality.

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