The experience of fatigue and other low blood sugar symptoms 2 to 4 hours after a high-carb meal may be a warning sign that you have prediabetes. This phenomenon, despite how common it is, is not normal, nor is it healthy.
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A new clinical trial and a review of the evidence both suggest eating tree nuts may help fight diabetes. Tree nuts include walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, pecans, pine nuts, macadamias and pistachios. One study reported that pistachios improved markers of blood sugar and inflammation in people at risk
Questioning Cranberry for Urinary Tract Infections
Cranberry juice is touted for fending off urinary tract infections (UTIs), typically signaled by frequent, burning urination. However, results from clinical trials have been inconsistent. A new study published in JAMA failed to find a benefit. Scientists gave 92 elderly women in long-term care facilities
Morocco is better known to Americans for being the home of Casablanca (starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman) than it is for cutting edge health modalities. But for lowering cholesterol naturally, the people from this North African country have discovered a unique approach. They use the essential oil of basil.
Gallstones Linked To a Higher Risk of Heart Disease
Researchers have found an association between a history of gallstones and an increased risk for developing coronary heart disease (CHD). When researchers analyzed data from three large, long-running U.S. studies that included 225,000 women and 43,000 men, they found that a history
Feeling Sleepy All the Time and Chronic Fatigue: Symptoms of Reactive Hypoglycemia and Insulin Resistance
If you’re sick of asking yourself why you’re feeling sleepy all the time, it could have to do blood sugar problems – reactive hypoglycemia and insulin resistance symptoms.
For men with testosterone deficiency, testosterone replacement therapy can achieve natural cholesterol control and much more according to a new study.
A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society has found that thiazide diuretics’ side effects are more common than previously thought and urges doctors to use greater caution when prescribing.
Too much estrogen isn’t just a problem for some women. Men make estrogen, too, and levels can become elevated (or depressed). Although research thus far has focused almost exclusively on how estrogen affects women and how testosterone affects men, it is now known that estrogen in men plays an important
An estimated 25.8 million Americans have type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus, (diabetes), and 7 million of them remain undiagnosed, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
These statistics are alarming not only because of the serious threats to physical health associated with diabetes—including heart disease, stroke,