The Pew Research Center states that four-in-ten millennials have tattoos, with half of that number having more than one. With the rise in tattoo popularity, it raises the question: do we know enough about the long-term effects of injecting ink into the body? Old Tattoos Can Cause Problems Mistaken for Cancer In Australia, a 30-year old woman (whose name has not been released) went to doctor with small lumps under her arms that had been there for two weeks. A body scan showed that there were similar enlarged lymph nodes in her chest. “Ninety-nine times out of 100, (this) will be lymphoma,” said her doctor, Dr. Christian Bryant, a hematologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. An otherwise healthy woman, she was experiencing no other symptoms of lymphoma. She did, ho
Knorr, Kitano, Ajinomoto and Maggi are all popular stock brands that are consumed on a daily basis by millions of people around the world. These soup brands are considered pretty healthy, but according to newest studies, the reality is pretty different. Scientists say that these stock brands contain a variety of unhealthy ingredients, including one that’s considered detrimental to human health – monosodium glutamate. Monosodium glutamate, or MSG as it’s also known, is a harmful chemical that has been associated with problems such as arrhythmia, headaches, migraines, seizures, vomiting, nausea and depression. MSG promotes the production of acetylcholine in the system, another harmful substance that can reduce the glucose absorption in the body and is considered a precursor to Alzheime
The black seed oil has the ability to stimulate the immune system and helps in fight against numerous diseases and ailments, as well. Despite the fact that black cumin seeds have been mentioned in the Bible as well as spoken of by the Prophet Mohammed, and also were discovered in the Tomb of Tutankhamun, scientists conducted detailed researches about the benefits of these seeds during the last 40 years. Namely, there are more than 200 studies conducted by many scientists and universities worldwide. Mohammed said that the black cumin could cure every disease but death itself and the famous Greek physician Dioscorides used black cumin for treatment of headaches and toothaches. But, what makes the black cumin so powerful? It is scientifically proved that these tiny little seeds have hi...
Losing weight in the belly area almost seems like an impossible task, but if you’re truly dedicated you can do it. The main reason why people can’t lose weight with a diet is that their metabolism is slow, although no one’s really aware of this fact. Toxic accumulation in the body is another reason for the inability to lose weight, which, when combined with the unhealthy lifestyle of today and the poor diet we all eat is a recipe for disaster. This is why the number of overweight and obese people in the world is quickly increasing. However, there’s a natural remedy that can help. The amazing remedy will boost your metabolism and other body functions and help you melt all the excess fat in the belly area. It doesn’t have any adverse side-effects, and can be used by people of all ages.
Data from the American Ophthalmology Academy says that more than 20 million people in the USA over the age of 40 suffer from cataract. Cataract is a clouding of the eye lens usually associated with aging, although there are factors which can accelerate its appearance. The eye lens sits behind the pupil and iris. Over time, it loses its flexibility which results in poor eyesight, and exposure to pollutants, poor diet, unhealthy lifestyle and other factors can also accelerate the degeneration of the eyes. Cataract develops slowly, but once it progresses too far, it can lead to blindness. According to experts, oxidative damage to the body and the lack of antioxidants are the two main causes of cataract. Luckily, scientific studies have shown that there’s a way to prevent the condition,
Blueberries are a fruit that grows on a flowering shrub. They have a deep purple color and a nice sweet taste, which makes them the favorite of millions. Blueberries can be consumed raw or frozen and can be added to desserts or smoothies. They have a variety of health benefits thanks to their rich nutritional profile, which includes anthocyanins that give them their nice color and a variety of antioxidants as well. According to studies, blueberries can prevent brain damage, lower cholesterol and blood pressure and protect the cardiovascular system. The antioxidants in the fruit can fight free radicals in the body that might accelerate aging and boost the development of cancer cells. Experts recommend eating the berries raw or consuming a glass of blueberry juice every day in order to pr...
Excess mucus in the throat can be a real problem – it may make you unable to breathe, and will also make you unpleasant. Persistent coughs can also be caused by excess phlegm in the lungs, and if you’ve experienced them, you know how difficult they can be. As a matter of fact, there are many respiratory problems excess phlegm in the lungs can cause, which is why you should get rid of it as soon as possible. Phlegm is a sticky substance secreted by the mucous membrane in the respiratory tract that prevents bacteria and dirt from entering your lungs. If left untreated, the mucus will accumulate further and further, eventually obstructing your airflow and clogging your bronchial tubes. Doctors usually prescribe antibiotics for this problem, but they’re not an effective solution. Luckily, t
Pregnancy is a gift to the married couple. Couples would normally desire to have a child right after they get married since it will make them the feel satisfied once they bear a child. Pregnancy test kits are the most convenient way to know whether or not the female is pregnant, it’s a little costly to some extent but the joy of seeing the two lines is unbearable. However, expecting a baby isn’t always what you want to hear from your parents or our boyfriend. A lot of women today are afraid of bearing a child due to a financial crisis and the never-ending responsibilities it will come with. The mere thought of having a human inside of you for 9 months is fairly scary. For those who are not ready to have a baby, we can give you the signs and symptoms before you have to use
Women’s bodies are always changing. Sometimes changes that seem normal can be signs of cancer, though. The key is to pay attention to your body so you can notice when something’s different. New symptoms indicate something has changed in your body, and you want to know what that means. According to 1 million Health Councils, ovarian cancer doesn’t have to be a “silent murderer”. There are a number of symptoms of which all women should be aware of. Continue reading to learn these signs of utmost importance. Bloating Swelling occasionally or during your menstrual cycle is perfectly normal. But swelling often for no apparent reason and with no relief can be a sign of ovarian cancer. It is crucial to talk to your doctor if you have been swollen for 2 weeks or more. Feelin
We’ve seen several videos of blackhead popping all over the internet recently. Now, a doctor warns the public that wearing headphones for prolonged times may actually lead to the production of blackheads in the ears. While hormones and genetics are regularly blamed as culprits in the development of blackheads and acne, everyday habits that could bother the skin may play a huge role, too. Well, one habit that may take a toll on your skin is excessive use of gadgets, such as headphones. Some people use their headphones wherever they go – the gym, at school, work, subway and during long drives. Though listening to music helps you clear the stress, which is good for the health, it might irritate the skin inside your ears. Normally, blackheads develop on the face, particular