Losing Belly Fat Boosts Sleep Quality

Losing weight can directly aid in bettering the quality of sleeping among obese or overweight people, according to a study being presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. The researchers found that improvement in sleep quality was meaningfully associated with weight loss, either from changes in diet or a diet combined with exercise. Sleep…

What Causes Diabetes Fatigue?

Fatigue is one of the commonest and most disabling diabetes symptoms. Exhaustion can disrupt and interfere with all aspects of daily living. What causes diabetes fatigue, and why is it so common? First, diabetes can directly cause fatigue with high or low blood sugar levels. • High blood glucose makes your blood “sludgy,” slowing circulation so cells…

Caffeinated Drinks can Increase Gout

Gout increased by caffeine People who drink caffeinated drinks are at an increased risk of recurrent gout attacks, suggests a new study. Caffeine has been found to increase uric acid, which can potentially trigger an attack. In a study, researchers studied 633 participants who had experienced a gout attack within one year of the study…

Energy Foods for Diabetics

Diabetics and high energy foods Diabetics have a challenge of finding foods that are high in energy and have a low glycemic index (GI) value. The perfect energy foods for diabetics are ones that have low GI values, since it takes the body a longer time to digest the food into energy. This means that…

Menopause Rearranges Women’s Fat

Menopause leads to weight gain A new study indicate that Menopause does lead to mild weight gain, but actually the drop in estrogen redirects the process of fat storage in women from the hips to the abdomen. This change in the location of accumulating fat isn’t just cosmetic. It also increases women’s risk of diabetes …

Tips for Managing Hair Loss during Menopause

Hair Loss during Menopause.   Because menopause is a time when hormonal changes are occurring in the body, it is not uncommon for menopausal women to experience several symptoms. Hair loss, though typically associated with middle-aged men, has been reported in up to 13 per cent of women before menopause, and as much as 75 per…

Low Testosterone and Sex Drive

Testosterone isn’t the only fuel for a man’s sex drive and performance. But low testosterone can reduce your ability to have satisfying sex. Lack of sex drive and erectile dysfunction are sexual problems that can result from low testosterone. If low testosterone is the cause, treating it can help. Testosterone and the Causes of Low…

How High Blood Sugar increase Cholesterol

Why Does High Blood Sugar Affect Cholesterol? Insulin is a hormone with a central role in how the body metabolizes both sugar and fat for energy. So when there’s something wrong with insulin, it’s likely that cholesterol and triglycerides will also be affected, not just glucose. People suffering with insulin resistance, high blood sugar levels…