About 60% of adults have reported that they have suffered from nighttime foot cramps at least once  Nocturnal foot cramps affect about 25% of adults regularly  The good thing about foot cramps is they are usually no reason for any real concern Continue Reading

Dysbiosis occurs when the microbiome of the GI tract, including the stomach and intestines, becomes unbalanced  The microbiome of the GI tract, also known as the gut flora, is essential for digestion and immune functioning  There are differentContinue Reading

Rotavirus is a common virus that usually affects children that are under the age of one  It can affect anyone, even adults, but it is more common in children that are between the age of 3-4 who are in a childcare, or daycare setting  This isContinue Reading

The air quality is measured with sensors that are designed to detect certain air pollutants  Air pollution is made up of ozone, and particle pollution  Air pollution is the biggest environmental risk for early death  Air pollution doesn’t justContinue Reading

Do you jump to the conclusion that an overweight person playing golf cannot be in good physical shape? Before you respond, think about this: Studies show that being overweight does not necessarily mean being unfit or unhealthy. What does being both physically fit and overweight imply, and which is moreContinue Reading

Injuries to your tailbone are quite common  Usually happening due to a traumatic event  This could be a fall on a hard surface, a direct hit to the tailbone in a sporting event, childbirth, or even sitting on a narrow seat for too long like aContinue Reading


When you visit the store, you’ll come across various vitamins, herbs, and supplements that claim to enhance your energy levels. Some of these supplements are even added to beverages and foods. However, there is limited scientific proof about the effectiveness of energy boosters like guarana, ginseng, and chromium picolinate. Fortunately,Continue Reading

What does an endocrinologist do?   An endocrinologist is a medical specialist who focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of disorders related to hormones and the endocrine system. The endocrine system consists of various glands in the body that produce and secrete hormones, which are chemical messengers that regulateContinue Reading