Lupus Awareness Month falls in the month of May. Lupus is a type of autoimmune disease which inflames and damages the body organs or tissues. Lupus can affect any part of the body. It commonly affects the joints and skin. The causes of Lupus remains a mystery. However, some doctors believe that it’s a combination of several factors such as environmental, genetics and hormones. Lupus is a non-contagious illness. The symptoms may last for weeks, months or even years.
A person with Lupus may experience the following symptoms:
Swollen and painful joints
Headaches or migraines
Skin rashes which assemble a butterfly on the face
Consult your doctor if you experience any of the above symptoms. He or she will prescribe you the best medication or treatment to treat your condition. If you’re interested in spreading awareness about Lupus but unsure of how to start, check out this website.
Insomnia is a medical condition where a person has difficulty falling asleep or remain asleep throughout the night. Staying awake and unable to sleep is exhausting. Your body natural system has gone haywire as it should be resting after a long day of work. Insomnia can be classified as an acute or chronic condition. Acute insomnia may last several days while chronic insomnia can last for months or years. Currently, there are more women who suffer from insomnia compared to men.
Insomnia is contributed by several factors. Some insomnia presents symptoms of other underlying conditions namely stress, depression, anxiety or chronic pain. Other causes of insomnia include:
Too many distractions before bedtime such as noise and artificial light.Watching television before going to bed.Psychological issues.
These are a few useful tips to help you fall asleep at night: Eliminate distractions. Switch off or silent your mobile phones.Do relaxation or breathing exercises to calm your mind down.Set 1/…
College application involves a long and tedious process. You have to decide on your college, major, loans, and accommodation. It is common for new students to hear rumors of studying in college from past students. These myths can give them some misconceptions on the real college studying experience. As a result, they may miss great opportunities during their college lives. It is time to stop believing in college myths and focus on knowing the truth. Let's uncover these 4 college myths.
1. You Must Choose Your Major Prior To Entering College
Most students are clueless about what they want to do after they graduate from college. It is not necessary to choose your final major during your college application. You still have time to switch majors if you find that your current major is not your cup of tea after all. People more often end up with a job that is different from their designated major. Your major will only direct you to your career paths such as business or education field.…
Eating a balanced diet plays an important role in improving our brain function. However, most people prefer to eat processed foods that are loaded with chemicals and additives. Processed foods are not nutritious and beneficial to our health. Believe it or not, healthy foods or brain foods bring a positive impact on our brain health. These brain foods are rich in antioxidants vitamins, minerals and good fats which protect the brain against inflammation and other diseases. The list below shows 6 foods that are good for our brains:
Most of us hate veggies but broccoli is one the best foods for our brains. It is abundant in choline, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K which boost our brain memory. Besides that, it has lots of fiber, making you feel full faster skip on junk food. Broccoli makes excellent soups. You may want to have broccoli soup for dinner tonight for a change.
2. Blueberries Blueberries are sweet and taste like candy. They are great as workout snacks without you breaking y…