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  • Married couples are less stressed: Research

    A new study from Carnegie Mellon University has found that marital status can affect your stress level. Cortisol, the stress hormone, was measured in participants of various marital statuses, and it was found that those who were currently married had … The post Married couples are less stressed: Research appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Swollen clavicle (collarbone) causes and treatments

    A swollen clavicle, or collarbone, describes the presence of fluid accumulation or any enlargement found in or around the clavicle, though this swelling may not always be related to the clavicle itself. This swelling is often caused by damage to … The post Swollen clavicle (collarbone) causes and treatments appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Leaky heart valve: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

    A leaky heart valve is a medical condition that can vary in severity depending on how much it disrupts normal blood flow. The heart contains four valves – the tricuspid, the pulmonic, the mitral and the aortic – that let … The post Leaky heart valve: Symptoms, causes, and treatments appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Anti-aging hormone may lead to treatments for kidney and heart disease

    A deficiency of the anti-aging hormone klotho has been found in patients with diabetes who are also suffering from early stage kidney disease—a discovery that may lead to the development of new treatments. This hormone has previously been linked to … The post Anti-aging hormone may lead to treatments for kidney and heart disease appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health ...

  • Heavy snow linked with heart attack risk

    Heavy snowfalls have been linked to an increase in hospitalizations and deaths due to cardiac events, according to new research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The increase in heart attacks or myocardial infarctions were seen predominantly in … The post Heavy snow linked with heart attack risk appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Following a gluten-free diet could increase your risk of arsenic, mercury exposure

    The risk of exposure to toxic metals like arsenic and mercury may be increased by consuming a gluten-free diet, according to a study recently put forth by the University of Illinois at Chicago. Exposure to these substances has been linked … The post Following a gluten-free diet could increase your risk of arsenic, mercury exposure appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Healt...

  • Diabetes linked to DNA: Study

    Researchers have found a link between certain variations in DNA and the development of type 2 diabetes that may explain why some individuals get the disease while those with similar lifestyles do not. A team of scientists has published their … The post Diabetes linked to DNA: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Common exercise injuries and prevention tips

    Working out too much or too hard without adequate stretching and resting may cause injuries due to overuse of the muscles—this can throw off your entire fitness regimen. Learn which injuries are the most common and how to avoid them … The post Common exercise injuries and prevention tips appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Your risk of heart disease goes up because of this

    When it comes to protecting your heart, you know the drill: Eat well, don’t smoke, reduce stress, exercise, mind your alcohol, and manage other conditions like blood pressure and cholesterol. High blood pressure and cholesterol are large contributing factors associated … The post Your risk of heart disease goes up because of this appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health...

  • Regular exercise in seniors reduces risk of serious mobility problems

    It is equally as important to exercise regularly at an older age as it is at a younger one. Exercise is an integral part of health because it improves heart function, helps to maintain a healthy weight, and according to … The post Regular exercise in seniors reduces risk of serious mobility problems appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • How to avoid chest pain while running

    Experiencing chest pain while running may concern you and negatively affect your fitness routine, and while it may not be related to your heart, it is important to learn what is causing this pain so you can prevent it. Make … The post How to avoid chest pain while running appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Exercise may not be the key to weight control

    Physical activity may not be the key to controlling weight and preventing weight gain, according to new research led by Loyola University. The study focused on young adults from five countries, including the United States, and found that weight gain … The post Exercise may not be the key to weight control appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Dialysis testing methods found inconsistent

    New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Virginia Commonwealth University have revealed that a blood test currently used to determine the health and well-being of patients undergoing dialysis treatment may be producing inconsistent results. This test … The post Dialysis testing methods found inconsistent appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Healt...

  • Brief stair climbing is a good way to boost fitness

    New research from McMaster University has shown that brief, intense bursts of stair climbing can boost your fitness and your heart health. The study examined whether interval training in the form of stair climbing could improve the cardiovascular health of … The post Brief stair climbing is a good way to boost fitness appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information...

  • Breakthrough in melanoma research may lead to new treatment

    Dr. Aaron Smith of Queensland University of Technology and his team have identified how melanoma cells spread and opened the door for new treatments that have the potential to shut down the invasive gene. Melanoma is a form of cancer … The post Breakthrough in melanoma research may lead to new treatment appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Better method developed for predicting onset of flu epidemics

    A new study published in PLoS Computational Biology has developed a new method for better identifying and predicting the onset of a flu epidemic. Through the analysis of data collected from the European Centre for Disease Control, combined with a … The post Better method developed for predicting onset of flu epidemics appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information...

  • 24-hour urine protein test: Collection instructions and interpretations

    A 24-hour urine protein test is a simple, non-invasive test that checks the function of kidneys. It is an easy way for doctors to detect potential disease. Urine is made up of water and dissolved chemicals, including sodium and potassium. … The post 24-hour urine protein test: Collection instructions and interpretations appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Informati...

  • 6 foods you should never eat raw

    Some foods can be eaten raw, while others are good only when cooked. Meat, for the most part, should be cooked in order to reduce the risk of salmonella and other bacteria. On the other hand, many vegetables and fruits … The post 6 foods you should never eat raw appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Can you reverse heart disease?

    Is it possible to reverse heart disease? Well, we know that regular exercise, stress reduction, watching your weight, and eating a healthy diet can definitely slow down heart disease progression, but can it be reversed altogether? Unfortunately, it cannot, though … The post Can you reverse heart disease? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Post-menopause marital status changes affect women’s health

    A recent study suggests that women who marry later in life are more likely to gain weight compared to women who marry in their younger years—or prior to menopause. On the other hand, older women who go through a divorce … The post Post-menopause marital status changes affect women’s health appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Common hearing problem improved with music

    Tinnitus is a condition in which a person experiences ringing or buzzing in the ears. This constant noise can be quite stressful as it can impede on your sleeping, as well as your day-to-day life. Sufferers of tinnitus are often … The post Common hearing problem improved with music appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Study finds new way to improve stroke treatments

    The effectiveness of existing stroke treatments can be limited by time and may cause dangerous side effects, but researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center have found a new approach that could improve the standard treatment for strokes. The existing treatment … The post Study finds new way to improve stroke treatments appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Informatio...

  • Timing and planning of meals could impact heart health

    The American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, has asserted that the timing and planning of meals could impact your heart health. Habits including eating breakfast and planning when you will eat your meals and snacks are associated with healthier diets, … The post Timing and planning of meals could impact heart health appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Inf...

  • Prediction and prevention of blood clots may be easier with new method

    Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and Ohio State have developed a new method for predicting who is most at risk for developing thrombus. Thrombus occurs when blood clots form in the heart and can cause a disruption in blood flow, … The post Prediction and prevention of blood clots may be easier with new method appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information...

  • Misdiagnosed injuries may result in arthritis

    A new clinical review conducted by orthopedic surgeons has discovered that misdiagnosis of common foot and ankle injuries often leads to poor long-term patient outcomes, such as arthritis and disability. Six of the most often misdiagnosed injuries are snowboarder’s fractures, … The post Misdiagnosed injuries may result in arthritis appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Heal...

  • Fecal impaction: Symptoms, causes, and home remedies

    Fecal impaction is when waste becomes stuck in the colon, and it can be very uncomfortable. It means that your feces become hard, dry, and simply will not move, making it impossible to exit from your body. This impaction then … The post Fecal impaction: Symptoms, causes, and home remedies appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Brain stimulating activities may protect against mild cognitive impairment

    New research from the Mayo Clinic has found that participating in mentally stimulating activities can help protect against the onset of mild cognitive impairment. The study, published in JAMA Neurology, showed that adults aged 70 and older who were … The post Brain stimulating activities may protect against mild cognitive impairment appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Hea...

  • Can you live without a pancreas?

    The pancreas is an organ located in the abdomen that secrets insulin, digestive enzymes, and hormones. It plays an important role in the management of blood sugar and in the digestive system, but can you live without it? Continue reading … The post Can you live without a pancreas? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Balloon popping may lead to hearing loss

    Hearing experts from the University of Alberta have found that the effect of popping a balloon is similar to that of shooting a high-powered shotgun and could lead to hearing loss. The study, published in Canadian Audiologist, detailed how different … The post Balloon popping may lead to hearing loss appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Acupuncture increases effect of medical care for chronic pain, depression

    A recent report published in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Journals Library has revealed that acupuncture increases the effectiveness of standard medical care provided for chronic pain and depression. Studies reviewing the use of acupuncture in addition to … The post Acupuncture increases effect of medical care for chronic pain, depression appeared first on Bel Marra Health - B...

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  • Cirrhosis diet plan: Foods to eat and avoid

    Anything we put in our body at some point gets filtered through the liver, and this is why our diet can play such a large role in the development of cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is a type of liver disease which progresses … The post Cirrhosis diet plan: Foods to eat and avoid appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Causes of excessive gas and flatulence in elderly

    Passing gas is a normal body reaction, but some people can experience excessive gas and flatulence as they age. While most excess gas and flatulence can be easily dealt with, there are situations where it can be a sign of … The post Causes of excessive gas and flatulence in elderly appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Natural home remedies to prevent stroke in older adults

    A stroke is caused by a blood clot or a blood vessel leak in the brain. When the brain stops receiving a steady blood flow, it stops working. There are three main types of stroke: ischemic, hemorrhagic… The post Natural home remedies to prevent stroke in older adults appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Presbyopia treatment options to improve age-related vision problems

    Presbyopia – or farsightedness – is an age-related vision problem that affects the ability to quickly focus on any objects up close. To understand what this means, it’s important to know how the eyes work. Light enters the eye through … The post Presbyopia treatment options to improve age-related vision problems appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Urinary tract infections and dementia in elderly: Symptoms and treatment

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are not only common among seniors, but among those with dementia, too. Furthermore, UTIs among the seniors are often misdiagnosed for dementia, or may be overlooked if a person has dementia, because UTIs in dementia can … The post Urinary tract infections and dementia in elderly: Symptoms and treatment appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and He...

  • Schizophrenia warning signs and symptoms in elderly

    Schizophrenia is a disorder which affects how a person thinks, feels, and acts. Schizophrenics have a difficulty distinguishing between what is real and what is imaginary. It is a common belief that schizophrenia causes multiple or split personalities – this … The post Schizophrenia warning signs and symptoms in elderly appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Informati...

  • Alcoholic liver disease, liver injury risk greater in women than in men: Study

    Alcoholic liver disease and liver injury risk is greater in women than in men. The findings revealed that the risk of alcoholic liver disease was still higher in women than men even if the women drank less than the men.… The post Alcoholic liver disease, liver injury risk greater in women than in men: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Going on a roller coaster may help pass kidney stones

    Kidney stones are quite painful, and if you’ve ever had one you know how badly you want it out! The good news is, there may be a quite enjoyable way to release kidney stones, and it involves a roller coaster … The post Going on a roller coaster may help pass kidney stones appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Alternative treatments for lowering cholesterol

    Statins are a common form of treatment for reducing cholesterol, but there are effective alternatives as well. According to recent findings, a heart-healthy diet, other cholesterol-lowering medications, and intestinal bypass surgery were all found to provide cholesterol-lowering benefits similar to … The post Alternative treatments for lowering cholesterol appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Brea...

  • 7 ways to improve your vision

    Aging affects all parts of our body in one way or another – including our vision and eye health. One common condition many seniors experience is known as dry eye, and it can result from allergies, air pollution, weather conditions, … The post 7 ways to improve your vision appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Restrictive cardiomyopathy in older adults may lead to heart failure or arrhythmia

    Restrictive cardiomyopathy in older adults may lead to heart failure or arrhythmia. A condition characterized by abnormal heart muscle, cardiomyopathy comes in different types: restrictive, dilated, and hypertrophic. Restrictive cardiomyopathy is most common in seniors, but it is, in fact, … The post Restrictive cardiomyopathy in older adults may lead to heart failure or arrhythmia appeared first ...

  • In glaucoma, rapid eye movements are significantly delayed, even in its early stages

    In glaucoma, rapid eye movements (REMs) are significantly delayed, even in its early stages. REMs are involved in many everyday activities, such as reading or scanning the surroundings. Dr. Neeru Gupta found that people with glaucoma showed a delay in … The post In glaucoma, rapid eye movements are significantly delayed, even in its early stages appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health...

  • Atrial fibrillation in elderly linked to tricuspid regurgitation disorder after mitral valve repair

    Atrial fibrillation in elderly is linked to tricuspid regurgitation disorder after mitral valve repair. Tricuspid regurgitation (TR) occurs when the tricuspid valve leaks, which allows blood to flow back from the right ventricle to the right atrium. TR is often … The post Atrial fibrillation in elderly linked to tricuspid regurgitation disorder after mitral valve repair appeared first on Bel Marra...

  • Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis): Natural home remedies and prevention

    Presbycusis is the medical term for hearing loss experienced by people as they age. Hearing loss in the elderly often comes on gradually, over the course of several years. In the majority of cases, high-pitched sounds are affected the most. … The post Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis): Natural home remedies and prevention appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health In...

  • Heart attack recovery: Diet and exercise after heart attack

    Every year, over 700,000 Americans suffer a heart attack, but diet and exercise can slow or even reverse some of the adverse effects. Adopting lifestyle changes to protect yourself from further complications is also well worth the effort. Countless studies … The post Heart attack recovery: Diet and exercise after heart attack appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Inf...

  • How often should you pee?

    Going to the bathroom seems like a pretty natural part of your day. Still, you may be wondering how often you should pee. Normally, when we consume fluids, our bladder begins to fill. As it reaches its capacity, it sends … The post How often should you pee? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Cataract surgery in dementia patients may improve vision and slow mental decline: Study

    Cataract surgery in dementia patients may improve vision and slow mental decline. The researchers suggest that quality of life also improved after cataract surgery. Researcher Dr. Alan Lerner said, “These preliminary results indicate that improved vision can have a … The post Cataract surgery in dementia patients may improve vision and slow mental decline: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health ...

  • Light therapy may help boost male libido: Study

    Light therapy is commonly used to treat depression, but new findings suggest it may also improve male libido. The Italian researchers said they found that after two weeks of daily light therapy exposure men experienced an increase in their testosterone … The post Light therapy may help boost male libido: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Benefits of a healthy diet may be negated by stress in women

    Everyone knows eating a healthy diet is good for our bodies, but women who are stressed may not reap the nutritional benefits of eating well. The study found that stressful events from the previous day may negate health benefits of … The post Benefits of a healthy diet may be negated by stress in women appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • 5 health warning signs you should never ignore

    A healthy lifestyle involves eating lots of fiber, but how do you know if you’re actually getting enough? The daily recommended fiber intake for men and women over the age of 50 is 38 grams and 25 grams, respectively. But … The post 5 health warning signs you should never ignore appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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  • Natural remedies for chronic kidney disease in older adults

    With the aging population, the numbers of chronic kidney disease cases are growing by the day. Chronic kidney disease is more likely to be seen in patients who have several cardiovascular risk factors, as many of these also affect the … The post Natural remedies for chronic kidney disease in older adults appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Kidney failure prevention diet and natural home remedies

    Acute kidney failure is the inability of the kidneys to filter waste from the blood. If the kidneys lose their filtering ability, the waste accumulates in the blood and its levels become dangerously high, disrupting the blood’s own chemical balance.… The post Kidney failure prevention diet and natural home remedies appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Heart attack mortality lower in menopausal women, but heart disease and stroke risk may be higher

    Heart attack mortality is lower among menopausal women, compared to men. While menopause is a known risk factor for heart disease, the research study found women faced a lower risk of dying from a heart attack, compared to men. Unfortunately, … The post Heart attack mortality lower in menopausal women, but heart disease and stroke risk may be higher appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking He...

  • Wet macular degeneration: Causes, symptoms, treatments, and remedies

    Wet macular degeneration is an eye disease that can cause blurred vision or even blind spots in a person’s visual field, and while it is not as common as dry macular degeneration, it does account for 90 percent of all … The post Wet macular degeneration: Causes, symptoms, treatments, and remedies appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

  • Frequent urination risk higher in men with larger waist circumference: Study

    Frequent urination risk is higher in men with larger waist circumference. The researchers found that men with waist measuring over than 100cm were three times more likely to report urinary problems, compared to men with a waist circumference of 90cm … The post Frequent urination risk higher in men with larger waist circumference: Study appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and ...

  • Age-related macular degeneration complications: Driving ability and central vision loss

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) complications include reduced driving ability and central vision loss. The study found that the loss of central vision in the elderly impairs their ability to spot pedestrians. The study aimed to evaluate using a driving stimulator … The post Age-related macular degeneration complications: Driving ability and central vision loss appeared first on Bel Marra He...

  • Heart failure accelerates aging process, brings on early andropausal syndrome

    Heart failure speeds up the aging and triggers the onset of early male menopause, known as andropausal syndrome (AS). AS is characterized by a reduction in anabolic hormones, including testosterone, in aging men. Decreasing hormone levels are what contributes to … The post Heart failure accelerates aging process, brings on early andropausal syndrome appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking He...

  • Heart wall thickens due to smoking, contributes to heart failure

    Smoking causes the heart wall to thicken, which contributes to heart failure. When the walls of the heart become thick, the heart’s ability to properly pump out blood reduces. Over time, this leads to heart damage and, essentially, heart failure… The post Heart wall thickens due to smoking, contributes to heart failure appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Informatio...

  • Many Medicare patients incorrectly using blood pressure medication

    A new study has found that one in four Medicare patients – or five million Americans – aren’t taking their blood pressure medication as directed. Failure to follow the instructions as indicated increases patient’s risk of heart attack and stroke… The post Many Medicare patients incorrectly using blood pressure medication appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Informat...

  • 6 common symptoms that reveal a serious health problem

    When your heart is in danger, you often experience local symptoms in the chest and heart area. When you have joint problems, your symptoms present themselves in the joints. But when it comes to the liver, you won’t necessarily experience … The post 6 common symptoms that reveal a serious health problem appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

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