This is a story of the power of perseverance and love. A man named Kevin Lue was triathlete who developed a rare disease that caused his heart to fail. In a matter of months he went from intense competition to barely being able to walk. He needed a heart transplant. In addition to his new heart, he got a whole lot more.
Some foods are worse for you than others and are increasing your risk of many conditions and diseases. We've put together a little info graphic for you of the TOP 10 cancer causing foods to avoid. While cancer is one of the worst, regularly eating the cancer causing foods in our top ten list can also lead to heart disease, diabetes, chronic inflammation, and so much more. // The Truth About Cancer
The pursuit of optimal health involves addressing the root cause of illness.A significant portion of the scientific community believes uncontrolled chronic inflammation is the culprit behind most major disorders, including cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and heart disease. Eating foods that fight inflammation and avoiding foods that produce the condition is a ...
The Harmful Effects of Alcohol Poster explains the long-term harmful effects alcohol has on the human body. It provides detailed anatomical illustrations to show the damage alcohol can have on vital organs, such as brain damage, heart disease and liver cirrhosis. This poster is a great tool designed to education people of the effects of alcohol.
About 1 in 3 U.S. adults—an estimated 68 million—have high blood pressure, which can increases the risk for heart disease & stroke, leading causes of death in the United States. High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it often has no warning signs or symptoms, & many people don't realize they have it. It's important to get your blood pressure checked regularly. The good news is that you can take steps to prevent high blood pressure, or to reduce it if it is already high.
Preventing inflammation in your body can be simple when you follow an anti-inflammatory diet. There are bundles of foods that cause inflammation, and cutting back on them will improve your overall health. Chronic inflammation can lead to worrisome health problems, such as heart disease, acne, and even cancer, so being aware of the foods that cause inflammation is crucial for a healthy lifestyle. Check out the top 15 inflammatory foods to avoid in your diet and why!
individuals with any form of arthritis, arthritis-related inflammatory disorders (Fibromyalgia for instance), or autoimmune disorders are at HIGH risk of developing many diseases of the oral cavity including, but not limited to: Developing periodontal disease – more than twice as likely as others Developing severe jawbone loss – moderate to severe Extractions – averaged 12 missing teeth in studies
An important editorial written by an interventional heart specialist says that carbohydrates or sugar, not saturated fat, is the cause of heart disease. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/11/04/saturated-fat-intake.aspx
This chart was found on bing.com and it lists the effects that Hypertension can have on your heart. Hypertension is an extremely common effects that occurs from obesity. I could use these dangers in my speech when discussing the need for change.