Something else you may find interesting: In graduate school, I recall a professor explaining that the amount of media attention for a given health risk was inversely proportional to the odds of dying from that risk! For example, approximately 145 people per year die of botulism poisoning in the USA, representing less than 0.0001% of the population. Yet the moment there's a case in your local area, the odds are very good you'll find a feature story in the news which dramatically raises people's fear of this very low probability health risk. On the other hand, 647,000+ people die each year from heart disease (one person every 37 seconds), yet these deaths aren't at all newsworthy. Even death from slipping and falling (about 19,500/year) is a lot more frequent than botulism, but when was the last time you saw dozens of people dying from slipping in the tub featured in the news? … [Read more...] about Coronavirus, Food, and Why I May Be Eaten by a Shark
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3. Osteoporosis: Vitamin K is a vital nutrient for the human body, as it not only helps in blood coagulation but also activates vitamin K-dependent protein that further aids in arterial calcification and bone metabolism. Clinical research shows that Vitamin K is vital for your bone health and a deficiency of this can lead to osteoporosis, especially in people above the age of 40, when your bone starts to degenerate. Consume spinach, kale, meat, etc., that contains a high amount of vitamin K. … [Read more...] about Deficiency Of Vitamin K Can Cause These Serious Health Issues
Sleep right. Avoid sleeping on your back. Wear comfortable footwear. Avoid wearing high heels as much as possible. Shoes that do not provide adequate support for your feet are not good for your back during pregnancy. Picking up something. If you have to pick up something, it is avoidable to bend over to get it. A better idea is to try squatting instead. Exercise right. Ask your doctor for back and abdomen exercises that you can safely do. Never take up any exercises until you have got your doctor's approval for the same. Support your tummy. You can wear a support belt under your lower abdomen. Rest right. Get as much rest as you can manage. Feet elevation. While sitting or lying down on the bed, you can elevate your feet. … [Read more...] about Reasons And Remedies For Back Pain During Pregnancy
Can you go to sleep after a nosebleed? Keep your head elevated on a pillow while you sleep. Try not to move your head much and sleep comfortably. … [Read more...] about Having A Nosebleed? Here’s A Guide On How To Stop And Prevent It
In some indigenous societies, such as the !Kung people of the Kalahari desert in southern Africa, activity levels are far lower but are sufficient to maintain optimal physical fitness. One reason for lower levels of activity is that they subsist in a desert environment that necessitates energy conservation given the difficulty of locating food. … [Read more...] about Do We Really Have No Control Over Weight?