29 May, 2024
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Binge Watching TV Could Have An Unexpected Effect On Your Pee – Health Digest

The researchers gathered survey data dated from 2011 to 2016 using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (via Neurourology and Urodynamics). The study involved a total of more than 13,000 adults, all of whom were at least 20 years of age. The research findings showed that people who spent the greatest amount of time […]

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Avoid Eating Activia Yogurt (And A Few Other Brands) If You Have This Medical Condition – Health Digest

Jenari/Shutterstock According to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, yogurt is made by heating milk that is combined with certain types of bacteria, including Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus, and leaving it to sit for several hours at a temperature of around 110 to 115 degrees Fahrenheit. Other types of bacteria might be used as […]

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The Essential Oil That Can Help Lower Blood Pressure While You Sleep – Health Digest

Researchers from a 2012 clinical trial published in the Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand tested the physiological effects of inhaling lavender oil versus sweet almond oil in 20 healthy participants. The findings showed that inhalation of lavender oil was associated with significant drops in blood pressure as well as heart rate. The essential oil […]

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When You Turn 50, This Is What Happens To Your Risk Of High Blood Pressure – Health Digest

Fatcamera/Getty Images According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, occurs when your blood is pushing against the walls of your blood vessels too hard. This can lead to damage over time. It can also increase your risk of several health conditions, such as heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney disease, […]

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Avoid Eating Pasta If This Is Happening To Your Body – Health Digest

While whole wheat pasta is technically processed, it is only minimally processed so it is still quite nutritious. According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, a cup of cooked whole wheat spaghetti is very low in fat and sugar. It also contains a wide variety of vitamins and minerals. Additionally, it contains 6.3 grams […]

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Inside Zendaya’s Intense Workout Regimen Before Shooting Challengers – Health Digest

They say, “If you can see it, you can be it,” which is why the star began her fitness journey by studying tennis pros at work, both on tape and at hours-long live matches. In addition to Gilbert, Zendaya also had strength and conditioning coach Bryan Doo on her team. Doo told Women’s Health that […]

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The Little-Known Fat That Can Help Lower Your High Blood Pressure – Health Digest

Other studies also support sesame oil’s role in reducing blood pressure. In a 2006 pilot study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, the authors looked at the effect of sesame oil in hypertensive diabetics medicated with atenolol (β-blocker) and glibenclamide (sulfonylurea). They found that when sesame oil was used as the participants’ only source of […]

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Hailey Bieber’s Unusual Pregnancy Food Craving Explained – Health Digest

While we don’t know the exact cause of food cravings during pregnancy, hormones, cultural factors, and nutritional deficits are a few components thought to potentially play a role (via Frontiers in Psychology). Houston Methodist adds that pregnant individuals may also be drawn to certain foods that help alleviate uncomfortable symptoms, such as nausea or vomiting. […]

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TikTok Shares 3 Easy Ways To Naturally Lower Your Cortisol Levels (But Do They Work? Here’s What We Know) – Health Digest

The first thing that Riley says helped reduce her cortisol levels was letting up on the intensity of her exercise. Rather than working out at a high intensity nearly every day of the week as she had previously been doing, the nutritionist swapped her high-intensity interval training (HIIT) classes for regular walks. The science seems […]

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Unfortunate Health Drawbacks Of Your Hair Color – Health Digest

There are many sides to mental health, with our genes, biology, lifestyle factors, and social conditions all thought to play a role. In a 2023 literature review published in the Journal of Depression and Anxiety, researchers analyzed the relationship between hair color and symptoms of anxiety and depression. One study found that people with black […]