Category: Health

Insulin Resistance

5 Surprising Causes of Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance becomes more common with age and with weight gain and being insulin resistance increases the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Here are some lesser-known causes of insulin resistance.

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Diagnose Heart Disease

6 Tests Doctors Use to Diagnose Heart Disease

How do you know whether your heart is healthy? If your doctor believes you have cardiovascular disease or if you’re at high risk, they may recommend a screening test. Here are six common tests for cardiovascular disease that your healthcare provider might recommend.

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Stretch Marks

Is There a Cure for Stretch Marks?

Stretch marks are common, especially in women after pregnancy. You might wonder what stretch marks are, why people get them, and what you can do about them. Are they treatable?  In this article, you’ll discover answers to these questions about stretch marks and more.

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Vitamin D and Sunscreen

Can You Still Get Vitamin D if You Wear Sunscreen?

Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine” vitamin is essential for bone and immune health. The best source of vitamin D comes from exposing your skin to sunlight, but what if you wear a sunscreen? Does wearing a sunscreen make it impossible to meet our body’s vitamin D needs?

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