Where Do I Come From? The Truth Behind Genetic Testing

Living Well

If there’s one thing that people are always interested in, it’s where they have come from. The past has special hold on many people. While we used to be able to learn a.. Read More

Orthodontia & Orthodontic Braces

Living Well

Orthodontia refers to the treatment that is used by dentists, dental specialists, and orthodontists to correct the alignment and appearance of the teeth. It usually involves wearing.. Read More

Shingles - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment!

Illness

Shingles is an infection. It is caused by a virus. That virus is called ZVZ. It also causes chickenpox. While you may only have chickenpox once, the virus remains dormant. It can appear.. Read More

The Impact of Food on Gout

Food

Anyone who has experienced an attack of gout knows the malady can be quite painful and sometimes debilitating. Gout is an acute form of arthritis that attacks specific joints after.. Read More

What Are Lectins?

Food

Life is made up of three main components: proteins, sugars, and fats. Proteins are long chains of carbon, nitrogen and oxygen that form a cell's machinery. Sugars are rings of.. Read More

Explaining Blood Pressure Charts

Fitness

Blood pressure is one of the standard vital signs that are checked at nearly every encounter with a health professional. This measurement is an indicator of current heart health but.. Read More

What is a Heart Rate Chart?

Fitness

Heart rate charts can both help people determine their general fitness level and adjust the intensity of exercise based on physiologic cues. Heart rate measures the number of times.. Read More

Low Blood Pressure: The Risks and Benefits

Fitness

While most people know the risks associated with high blood pressure, having blood pressure that is too low can also cause problems. Blood pressure is usually recorded as two numbers:.. Read More