26 Feb, 2024
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The 10 States Where People Live The Longest, Ranked – Health Digest

Washington is not only ranked second in terms of life expectancy for its total population (79.2 years) but also for its male population’s life expectancy (76.9 years). Female life expectancy for this state is ranked at number three by the CDC, with Washington’s female population expected to reach 81.6 years old. An interactive map on […]

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Common Medications You Had No Idea Are Banned In Other Countries – Health Digest

In Singapore and Japan, common decongestant medications like Tylenol Cold, NyQuil, Sudafed, Nasofed, or Vicks inhalers are subject to bans due to their active ingredient, pseudoephedrine. As a decongestant drug, pseudoephedrine is typically used to alleviate symptoms associated with nasal congestion (a blocked nose), which easily happens when you catch a cold, the flu, a […]

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The 10 States Where People Die At The Youngest Age, Ranked – Health Digest

As it turns out, if you live in the United States, the state where you reside can have an impact on your life expectancy. Many specific factors influence this. Source link

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Eating Peanut Butter Can Help Prevent These Common Diseases – Health Digest

You might look at the above question and think, “No, I’ve eaten peanuts for years.” But according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, it’s possible to develop a food allergy at any point in your life. So, even if you’ve eaten peanuts and foods that contain or are made from peanuts for […]

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Simple Tricks To Cope With Needle Fear The Next Time You Visit The Doctor – Health Digest

When you are feeling fearful or anxious, your body’s natural “fight or flight” response is triggered, leading to physical symptoms such as increased heart rate, rapid breathing, and muscle tension (via StatPearls). Deep breathing exercises counteract these responses by activating the body’s parasympathetic nervous system, often referred to as the “rest and digest” system, which […]

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Weird Things That Can Happen To Men During Sex – Health Digest

Premature ejaculation occurs when a man experiences an orgasm before either he or his partner is ready. The Cleveland Clinic reports that it can often happen immediately after penetration and can be a source of embarrassment for men and a source of frustration for their partners. Up to 40% of men will experience premature ejaculation at […]

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The Deceivingly Healthy Habit That Can Raise Your Cholesterol – Health Digest

A 2019 article in Current Developments in Nutrition highlighted the effects of very-low-calorie diets on the cholesterol levels of three people. A 48-year-old man lost 55 pounds in five months after following a diet that limited him to 500 to 800 calories a day. Although his good HDL cholesterol levels increased and triglyceride levels decreased, […]

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We Did A ‘Hot Girl Walk’ Every Day For Two Weeks. Here’s What Happened – Health Digest

Right off the bat, we realized how challenging it is to focus on the three things you’re supposed to do when on a “hot girl walk”: what you’re grateful for, your goals and how you’re going to accomplish them, and how hot you are. We sort of tweaked the last prerequisite to “feeling confident” because […]

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What Happens To Your Body When You Go To Bed Early Every Night – Health Digest

Going to bed earlier could lead to oversleeping, which has been connected to various health issues, including heart disease (via Johns Hopkins Medicine). Perhaps more importantly, however, the CDC notes that not getting the right amount of sleep regularly can actually raise the likelihood of heart disease.  A 2021 study involved researchers tracking more than 88,000 […]

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If You Don’t Eat When You’re Hungry, This Is What Happens To Your Body – Health Digest

While occasionally skipping a meal even though you’re hungry doesn’t hurt, research shows that frequent meal-skipping could lead to the development of an eating disorder, per a study in Eating and Weight Disorders. Initially, skipping meals disrupts your body’s hunger and satiety cues. Deprived of regular fuel, your metabolism slows, and your body interprets this as a […]