Articles by Dr. Chris

High Saturated Fat Foods To Avoid List, Health Risks

We often hear about good fats and bad fats which can have various effects on the health and functioning of the body. These fast are part of the every day diet and are unavoidable. Most foods have fats, even if it is not oily or greasy. Fats are necessary in small quantities but just as important is the type of fat that is >> Read More ...

Delayed Bowel Movement – Causes of Delays in Passing Stools

Bowel movements are not always coordinated according to a specific time slot on a regular basis. With proper bowel training, some people will experience the urge to have a bowel movement at approximately the same time daily. For others a bowel movement may come at any time in the day or within a few days of the last stool. >> Read More ...

Diabetes: How to Test (Diagnose), Prevent, Manage, Treat

Diabetes is a global problem and is considered as one of the largest epidemics in human history. Almost 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes and 40% of American adults will develop diabetes in ther lifetime. This is largely due to the rise in obesity, which is another global epidemic but more common in developed >> Read More ...

Pregnancy Heartburn and Indigestion Causes and Remedies

There are many uncomfortable symptoms that may arise during pregnancy, and not all are related to the lower abomen and growing uterus. Some of these symptoms can occur higher up the torso and affect the digestive tract. Heartburn and indigestion are two common symptoms that occur in pregnancy and most pregnant women will >> Read More ...

8 Signs of Stomach Cancer and Who is at Risk

Stomach cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths around the world. It is not as common as other cancers in United States and accounts for less than 2% of cancer deaths among Americans. As with any cancer, routine screening or identifying the early signs of cancer are key to early detection and treatment. >> Read More ...

Zinc Deficiency – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Supplements

Among the various nutritional deficiencies, low levels of zinc are usually not a concern for most people in developed nations. Studies have shown that there is no significant deficiency of zinc among vegetarians despite the mineral being more abundant in meat, poultry and seafood. However, in developing nations there may >> Read More ...

10 Signs of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

It affects almost half a million Americans and over 2 million people across the globe but there is still no cure for multiple sclerosis (MS). This nerve disease is debilitating and can cause serious complications. The signs of multiple sclerosis are not limited to one area of the body. With nerves running throughout the >> Read More ...

5 Dangerous Diets to Avoid for Losing Weight

Dietary change, especially a calorie-restricted diet, is a cornerstone for weight loss alongside exercise. However, there are some fad diets that can be dangerous and even life threatening. Despite the advances in nutritional science, these diets have persisted for years and even decades. It is therefore important to >> Read More ...

10 Signs of Low Estrogen Levels in Women

Estrogen is a hormone present in the body of both males and females. However, the levels of estrogen are much higher in the female body and where it play several important roles, mainly relating to fertility. When estrogen levels are low, it can have a wide range of effects in the female body beyond just impacting on >> Read More ...
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