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Iron is an essential mineral. All human cells contain some iron, but around 70% of it occurs in red blood cells. Iron plays a key role in producing hemoglobin. This is a complex protein that carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. People suffering from iron deficiency are advised to take…

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New research introduces a 5-minute technique that might improve blood pressure, lower heart attack risk, boost cognitive ability and enhance sports performance — all while barely having to move. The technique is called Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST), and researchers led by Daniel Craighead — a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Department…

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Studies have shown that intermittent fasting can help certain people lose weight. Although researchers are still debating exactly how effective fasting can be for weight loss, new research hints at other benefits. In rats, for instance, studies show that fasting can increase lifespan. Although exciting, evidence of this in humans has yet to be seen….

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According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019, there will be approximately 17,650 new cases of esophageal cancer and over 16,000 people will die from it. In terms of a person’s outlook, the Society estimates that approximately 20 percent of people with esophageal cancer go on to live for 5 years after the diagnosis. Numerous…

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No studies have proved how to prevent cataracts or slow the progression of cataracts. But doctors think several strategies may be helpful, including: Have regular eye examinations. Eye examinations can help detect cataracts and other eye problems at their earliest stages. Ask your doctor how often you should have an eye examination. Quit smoking. Ask…

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The lens, where cataracts form, is positioned behind the colored part of your eye (iris). The lens focuses light that passes into your eye, producing clear, sharp images on the retina — the light-sensitive membrane in the eye that functions like the film in a camera. As you age, the lenses in your eyes become…

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Cataract types include: Cataracts affecting the center of the lens (nuclear cataracts): A nuclear cataract may at first cause more nearsightedness or even a temporary improvement in your reading vision. But with time, the lens gradually turns more densely yellow and further clouds your vision. As the cataract slowly progresses, the lens may even turn brown….

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A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window. Clouded vision caused by cataracts can make it more difficult to read, drive a car (especially at night) or see the expression…

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Here are some possible side effects of ketosis that one may experience: 1. Keto Flu: The most common side-effect is fatigue which is also known as keto flu particularly for people on the keto diet. Keto diet is a low-carb diet which may cause headache, fatigue, nausea, poor sleep, and dizziness. These issues often discourage…

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There are lad tests that can diagnose whether your body has achieved ketosis or not. If you don’t want to go for any urine or blood test you can read signs and symptoms of your body to know if you are in ketosis. Symptoms of ketosis: 1. Dry mouth: Unusual dryness of the mouth with…

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