7 Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes You May Miss

“It’s not like you wake up one day and all of a sudden you’re thirsty, hungry, and [going to the bathroom] all the time,” says Melissa Joy Dobbins, RD, a certified diabetes educator in Chicago, Illinois and a spokesperson for the American Association of Diabetes Educators. “It picks up gradually.” Indeed, “most people are unaware

8 Clear Signs You Need to Move More

While we all know that lack of exercise can lead to obesity, there are some lesser known things about lack of movement you should definitely know. Moving your body means a lot more than getting a perfect beach body. Read on to find out why being a couch potato is really bad for your health.

Coronavirus: 7 Symptoms People Should Pay Attention To

The new coronavirus has now infected more than 3,700,000 people around the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), confirmed illnesses of coronavirus have ranged from very mild to severe, with some even fatal. Most of the cases—about 80 percent—are mild, says Robert Glatter, MD, an emergency physician with Lenox Hill

These 8 Things on Your Body Should Really Concern You

Your skin may be telling you more about your health than you realize. No matter what changes in the skin you experience (from new growths to discolorations) they can often be a signal of an underlying health condition. If you notice any of the following things on your body, maybe it’s time to schedule an

10 Warning Signs You Are Under Too Much Stress

“From an evolutionary perspective, having a stress response is important. If you’re being chased by a predator, you need to get away, so your body responds by creating protective barriers to stress. Your blood pressure goes up; you become hyper vigilant; and your blood even releases compounds that allow it to coagulate better, in case

8 Dangerous Health Symptoms People Often Overlook

While all of us can recognize symptoms that warrant a visit to the emergency room, there are less obvious health symptoms that are really easy to miss. “Some people are in denial and don’t want to assume the worst,” explains Dr. Jonathan Kerr, a family physician at Belleville Queen’s University Family Medicine Centre in Belleville,

Early Signs and Symptoms That Your Liver Is Not Healthy

Early liver disease symptoms and signs usually don’t occur. Symptoms of liver disease don’t often appear until the later stages of most liver conditions, and, by then the liver may have suffered serious or permanent damage. You can’t live without a functioning liver. Once liver failure happens, there’s only one option for survival – a

8 Signs You Might Need an Eye Exam Immediately

According to the report for the 2016 National Health Interview Survey, 25.5 million Adult Americans 18 and older reported experiencing vision loss. No one wants to experience vision loss, so you better prevent than treat. Take action now before is too late and call your doctor for an appointment if you’re experiencing one of these

7 Symptoms That May Signal Heart Trouble

If you think that something is wrong with your heart, pay attention to the subtle clues it sends you. You’re exhausted “A lot of women kind of blow this off assuming it’s nothing and that they will feel better, but in reality it could be a sign of your heart,” says Suzanne Steinbaum, DO, Director

8 Signs of Inflammation in Your Body to Watch For

Acute and chronic inflammation The body’s normal reaction to a warning is called acute inflammation. “The body marshals its defenses to prevent injury or infection,” says Alan Mensch, MD, senior vice president of medical affairs at Northwell’s Plainview Hospital. Signs of this reaction include swelling, dilated blood vessels, heat, redness, and pain. “Once the threat

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