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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…

10 Best Anti-Aging Foods

It seems as though everyone is trying to find the anti-aging secret to everlasting youth, and your diet is an important part of that! Some of the best anti-aging foods include berries, broccoli, ginger, grapefruit, onions, fish, beans, yogurt, dark chocolate and many more!

The Anti-Aging Diet
No matter how we try to stop it, the aging process inevitably marches on, and with every passing year, it seems like there are more and more “secrets” and “tips” to keep yourself looking and feeling young. However, the aging process is a part of life, and if you want to avoid aging prematurely, you must first understand some of the risk factors behind aging. Human beings age in many different ways, and at different rates. As we get older, we can see noticeable changes in the health of our skin, our body shape, facial features, mobility, flexibility, hormone balance, vision, sexual stamina, susceptibility to chronic diseases, digestive efficiency, endurance, bone mineral density, and dozens of oth…

List Of Antioxidant Foods That Fight Cancer

Antioxidants are unique substances that have been shown to help prevent certain types of cancers. Their primary operation is to neutralize free radical oxygen in the body that can otherwise result in malignant mutations. Though some antioxidants are available in supplement form, the best and most biologically available form of antioxidants is what's found in many common foods. 

According to a U.S. Department of Agriculture study, beans and berries have the highest antioxidant content by quantity. However, there's a wide variety of antioxidants with different functions available in many types of foods. The most common antioxidants are carotenoids, flavenoids, isothiocyanates, sulfides/thiols and phenols.
Carotenoids
The orange in carrots and peppers is caused by a type of antioxidant known as the carotenoids. Beta carotene is the most commonly recognized carotenoid with the strongest anticancer activity. The lycopene in tomatoes is another example of a carotenoid. Leafy greens …

9 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

High cholesterol can lead to health issues, so lowering your cholesterol is a good step towards improving your overall health concerns. Many people prefer not to take medicines to lower cholesterol since these medicines may cause unwanted side effects. Another reason for not taking medicines that reduce cholesterol is the additional expense. Many people prefer a natural way to lower cholesterol, and one natural way to lower cholesterol is to eat certain foods.

Fruits
Apples contain a soluble fiber that helps lower cholesterol naturally by drawing it out of the body. In order to get the most out of apples, eat the apple with the skin on instead of peeling it or drinking apple juice.

Grapes contain a compound that helps to keep them from getting moldy. Fortunately, this same compound helps to lower the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) in the body. All grapes help to lower cholesterol but the darker the grape, the more of the compound it contains, so eat darker grapes for greater benefi…

Coconut Oil For Acne

Coconut Oil is every effective in the treatment of acne, and below, we’ll explain exactly why it is such a benefit for those suffering from this uncomfortable and stubborn condition.

Acne has been an infamous and widespread problem for many years, and although it is most common among teenagers, it can affect adults of all ages. Although the symptoms mostly disappear or decrease once puberty is passed and hormones become more normalized, acne can still be a very painful and awkward condition while it lasts, and can leave permanent marks on the face and body. Some lucky people are able to get rid of acne without having to spend much time, energy, or money in its treatment, while other unfortunate patients sometimes spend a fortune on treatment and still don’t get the results they had hoped for.


The solution we propose is to use coconut oil as a natural and effective treatment for your acne symptoms. That might strike you as unusual, considering most other specialists advise people suff…

Using Apple Cider Vinegar And Cinnamon To Lose Weight

Apple cider vinegar and cinnamon are two home remedies that have long been used to drop excess pounds. Apple cider vinegar works to reduce appetite, increase metabolism and help prevent water retention, while cinnamon reduces cholesterol and maintains a healthy blood sugar level. Both of these items can be found at health food stores, and can be used as daily supplements.

Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is used for a multitude of ailments, as well as an aid to drop a few pounds. This form of vinegar is created from double fermentation of apples, and should be pure to retain as many of the important nutrients and vitamins found within it. Look for apple cider vinegar that is unpasteurized and unfiltered in health food and grocery stores, as well as online.

To use apple cider vinegar to lose weight, take 1 to 2 tsp. mixed with an 8 oz. glass of water before eating each meal. You may also add 1 or 2 tsp. of pure honey to the drink for a less acidic taste. Apple cider vinegar is n…