Tag: Health

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Hypnic Jerk? what is it?

A hypnic jerk, also known as a sleep start or a hypnagogic jerk, occurs as a person falls asleep. It is an involuntary muscle spasm or twitch experienced by many people and is generally harmless. Hypnic jerks manifest as sudden, brief muscle contractions involving various body parts, such as the arms, legs, or torso. They often cause a sensation of… Read more →

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Eye Floaters

Eye Floaters are caused by the normal aging process or as a result from other diseases or conditions: Age-related Eye changes. As you age, the vitreous, or jelly-like substance filling your eyeballs and helping them to maintain their round shape changes. A Vitrectomy is an invasive surgery that can remove Eye Floaters from your line of Vision. Within this procedure,… Read more →

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Banana Goodness!

After reading THIS, you’ll NEVER look at a banana in the same way again!! Bananas which contain three natural sugars (sucrose, fructose and glucose) and fiber give an instant, sustained, and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous, 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana is the number one fruit with… Read more →

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Healthy Lifestyle

Introduction Healthy lifestyle is a way of living that helps us enjoy more aspects of our life. Health is not just about avoiding illnesses or diseases, it is also about physical, psychological and social well-being (WHO, 1999). With an advancement of technologies, our way of living today is totally different from how our ancestors lived. This advancement, however, has causes… Read more →