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11 Signs You Are About To Have a Heart Attack

Heart disease is either the number 1 or number 2 killer of Americans. Heart attacks present themselves differently in each person and even between the sexes.

However, there are enough common symptoms that if you experience one or two of these symptoms suddenly, you may want to either call 911 or visit the ER.

Risks include age (over 65), sex (male), family history, race (African descent), smoking, obesity and diet, lack of exercise, high cholesterol, alcohol consumption, and stress.

You don’t have to have risk factors to have a heart attack, so be aware of symptoms!

11. Chest Pain
Both men and women tend to experience chest pain. In general, chest pain may be pain or may feel like pressure, squeezing, or fullness.

The pain often comes and goes and will last a few minutes. It may occur over several days. People describe the pain differently. Men describe it as an elephant sitting on you; women as a squeezing or feeling of fullness.

Chest pain occurs when your heart is not getting enough…
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What Happens When You Eat Eggs Every Day

Eggs have a bad reputation as cholesterol-laded bombs that will explode your heart if you eat them regularly. Maybe that’s overstating it a little, but not much. Despite a strong nutritional profile and incredible versatility, some folks are still skipping out on eggs or even worse (in our opinion), eating tasteless egg white-only omelets.

We are here to tell you that you don’t have to avoid eggs. Yes, they do contain cholesterol, but in recent years we have come to understand that when you eat cholesterol it is broken down in the digestive system and does not land in your arteries as whole molecules.

Instead, it is saturated fat that tends to raise overall cholesterol levels. There has been no link whatsoever found between eating eggs and high cholesterol or heart disease.

Let’s look at some reasons why you should be embracing daily egg consumption. The evidence is so compelling that you might even want to raise some backyard chickens and get those eggs straight from the source.

A Gre…

9 Foods To Get Rid of Pain Naturally

All pain is based on inflammation and the inflammatory response. Chronic inflammation plays a huge role heart disease, arthritis, asthma, cancer, and dementias.

By controlling inflammation, we should be able to control our pain and lessen chances of developing diseases.

Did you know that foods can increase inflammation? Sugar and white flour are huge culprits. The good news is that foods can also decrease inflammation, chronic inflammation, and fight cancers and other diseases.

The best news is that all these foods taste good! And they are easy to add to your diet. Except number 2, if you are a werewolf. Everyone will enjoy sipping on number 4 and number 9 may remind you that mom is always right!

Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Here’s one very healthy fat found in a lot of sources. Omega-3 rich foods are known to fight inflammation. In fact, studies show that mice fed extra virgin olive oil have stopped arthritis development and reduces joint swelling. Inflammatory markers decreased between 1/3 an…

7 Food Combinations That Can Ruin Your Health

In our great digital age, you can learn at any time about the nuances of a healthy diet, including which foods might be unhealthy or even dangerous to eat together.

We have probably all run across information that indicates certain food combos can cause a host of dangerous conditions like diabetes, cancer, or arthritis. As an intelligent person who craves the best information possible to guide your dietary choices, the internet is a real life-saver.

However, there is sometimes too much info out there, and not all of it is accurate. If you actually tried to follow every piece of dietary advice you came across you’d probably drive yourself crazy designing even one meal. But despite the dire warnings you might read about foods that will nearly kill you if eaten together, most of that stuff is based on superstition rather than science.

Sometimes there is a grain of truth to food combination warnings, but it is rarely reason enough to swear off of them entirely. Stick with us to discover t…

A 5-Minute Workout That Can Make Your Neck Pain Go Away

Sitting in front of your computer at work, watching TV at home, and using your phone on your commute are all actions that severely affect the health of your neck. In fact, about 45% of working people have suffered from a stiff neck at least once in their life. Luckily, there are some simple exercises you can do to help get rid of the pain quickly and without any additional treatment.

Step 1: Relax the muscles of your neck.

The initial position: Sit comfortably in a chair with your spine straight.

What to do:
Place both of your hands at the base of your skull.Let your chin fall forward toward your chest.Gently apply pressure on your head with your hands until you feel a stretch in the back of your neck.Duration: 30 seconds

Step 2: Improve your shoulder mobility.

The initial position: Sit comfortably in a chair or on the floor with your spine straight.

What to do:
Bring your left arm to your left ear and bend it at the elbow with your palm facing your back.Bend your right arm at the elbow so …

17 Cancer Causing Foods You Have To Stop Eating

You are likely aware that eating junk food is a major risk factor for cancer. But did you know that some so-called health foods are actually carcinogens in disguise?

Or that certain ingredients found in virtually all packaged foods present a serious health risk?

By being an informed consumer, we can help influence for good the types of products that end up on our grocery shelves, and enjoy better health to boot.

Read on to discover 17 very common foods known to increase cancer risk, along with some healthier alternatives.

1. Soda
Not only is soda jampacked with sugar – cancer’s fuel of choice – but it often also contains caramel color. This artificial coloring has the carcinogenic chemical 4-MEI as a byproduct. Laboratory tests show that 4-MEI shows up in sodas with caramel color.

Alternatives – Water is always best, but if you really crave the sweet, bubbly hit of soda, choose a natural brand without caramel color.

2. Grilled red meat
While a nice char on that steak may taste good, the …

7 Exercises of The Japanese Korugi Massage That Can Help You Look 7 Years Younger

With age, the skin of the face becomes saggy and it’s not just because the facial muscles weaken and the production of collagen and elastin decreases. There is one more reason that causes aging — the displacement of facial bones. As a result, the face oval becomes more blurred, and the cheeks and the chin become saggy.

However, a Japanese man named Chiyo Hayashi did a great job at trying to resolve this problem. He developed a special technique for massaging the face that helps restore the initial position of the skull’s bones and improve microcirculation in facial tissues. This system was given the name Korugi.

An important note!

Muscle tone decreases over the years and fat gets redistributed. In youth the fat forms a homogeneous layer, but in old age it starts to accumulate in certain zones.

Get a mirror and massage oil before you start the procedure. It will help you keep track of whether you’re performing the movements correctly, as well as avoid extra friction. Also, your skin sho…