What is stress

What is stress

Stress is a reaction of our body to changing situations. A state of tension is created when we respond to situations or pressures that we have no control over. Originally, stress manifested itself in our bodies as a response to physical danger. All the body’s...
What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?Diabetes is a condition where your body either does not produce enough insulin, or cannot properly use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Your body uses insulin to properly convert the sugars and starches in the...
Who gets headaches?

Who gets headaches?

About 90 percent of men and 95 percent of women experience at least one headache a year. However, some people have headaches that occur often and can greatly affect their quality of life. If you suffer from headaches, it is important to be able to identify and...
Cholesterol

Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a soft waxy substance (or lipid) that is found in all your body cells and in the bloodstream. Your body needs cholesterol because it is used to build cell membranes, help produce vitamin D and produce certain hormones. The cholesterol found in a...
Why discuss colds and flu together?

Why discuss colds and flu together?

Why discuss colds and flu together?The common cold and the flu are very similar. They are both viruses and they cannot be treated with antibiotics which only work against bacteria . Both attack the nose, nasal sinuses, throat and upper breathing tubes know as the...