For Your Well-Being

These are the questions what the people generally make formally or informally to the friends, relatives, specialists or the experienced ones and the answers given are also some sort of hear-say. I would welcome if they are added and/or attributed authentically. Further, none should rely on information provided here for health problems. Any questions regarding health should be addressed to own physician or other healthcare provider.

Question No.1: What is LDL or “bad” cholesterol?
Ans.:Contrary to popular belief, Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) is not Cholesterol. It’s a protein molecule that transports Cholesterol to the tissues throughout the body. Cholesterol is not “bad.” It’s needed for many body functions, including making new cell membranes.

Question No.2:
What are some major illnesses that I can treat without medication?
Arthritis, Depression, Cognitive Decline, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and Osteoporosis can often be treated without the use of drugs.

Question No.3:
Is there anything that can reduce my stretch marks?
Ans.: Redtinoid cream has been shown to reduce the length of stretch marks by 14% and the width by 8%. The best results are seen on newer stretch marks.

Question No.4:
Is there an alternative to having a Hysterectomy?
Ans.: High-Intensity Ultrasound is a viable alternative. A 3-hour treatment uses a laser to heat and destroy fibroid tissue, easing pain and heavy bleeding. Over 75% of women felt better after 3 months. 1/3 required repeat treatment after a year.

Question No.5:
How much protection from cancer do fruits provide?
Ans.: One study showed that those who ate two or more servings of fruit per day had 70% fewer lung cancers.

Question No.6:Is obesity linked to dementia?
Ans.: A startling new study showed that those who had a large belly in middle age had three times the risk of dementia. The risk begins at 35 inches around the waist for women, 40 inches for men.

Question No.7:
What works best for heart health, flaxseed oil or fish oil?
Ans.: Long-chain Omega-3 fats, like those found in fish oil, are more heart-healthy because they are more easily absorbed than shorter-chain ones, like those in flax seed oil.

Question No.8:
How can I get rid of a migraine without drugs?
Ans.: Try a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS), a device that disrupts the wave of electrical activities in the brain that triggers a migraine. In one study, 75% of migraine sufferers avoided a migraine by using the tms.

Question No.9:
Are air fresheners unhealthy?
Ans.: A study showed that those who had the highest levels of dichlorobenzene, the chemical found in room deodorizers and mothballs, had weakened lung function. Alternatively, you may add several drops of your favorite essential oil to spray bottle filled with spring water, and mist the air.

Question No.10:
Do nuts roasted in oil still protect me from heart attack?
Ans.: Oil has little or no impact on the benefit of nuts because nuts have a hard Thin skin.