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If you were asked to think of a few adjectives to describe actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, “obese” would probably not be one of them. So not surprisingly, when Yahoo! Health released an article early last year stating that Johnson was in fact “technically obese,” it took the world by storm. How could a man … Read More

Lifestyle, dietary choices, and time dedicated to exercise are many of the contributing factors towards obesity. However, researchers have determined a new suspect that may play a role in the development of what is a called the “metabolic syndrome“. Individuals with metabolic syndrome suffer from three or more of the following conditions: obesity, type II diabetes, high blood … Read More

Are you often sleepy during the day? Do you snore a lot during the night? Do you wake up with a dry mouth and sore throat? If yes, you may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea, a type of sleeping disorder, occurs when your breathing is briefly interrupted while you sleep. These breathing pauses can last 10 to 20 seconds … Read More

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