Evolving Health

You gotta have water, but don’t drink so much so quickly and be sure you’re getting enough electrolytes. Proper hydration and intake of electrolytes are necessary for maintenance of homeostasis. And...

If it wasn’t for its high content of cholesterol, egg yolks would be regarded more strongly as one of nature’s health powerhouses [1]. And, if regularly eaten, the egg would go...

When total cholesterol begins to creep up past 200 mg/dL, it’s time to change diet [1]. If it reaches 240 mg/dL or higher, then the body is at high risk of...

You could be a politician or you could have emphysema. The disorder usually is due to years of irritation from cigarette smoke, but anyone could get emphysema if exposed to years...

After a large meal and red wine some of the stomach acid produced can flow back into the esophagus due to a relaxed or weakened sphincter [1]. Lying down on the...

It was good to learn a bit about breast cancer, especially considering that I walked for breast cancer just recently and was among many breast cancer survivors. Now I know a...

We may soon see drugs that can help prevent the spread of breast cancer. Last year in April it was found that breast cancers produce an overabundance of the protein Akt,...

Due to the presence of breast cancer, Mrs. Franco had a right radical mastectomy in which her right breast and underlying muscle, right axillary lymph nodes and vessels were removed. Now...

Just reading and writing about blood loss has made me feel a little lightheaded, and then I realized where I’d seen the term hypoxia. Hypoxia can occur at high altitudes, especially...

A gunshot wound and bleeding is sure to cause hypovolemic shock due to blood loss, external and internal (1p756). The body is generating the response as part of a negative feedback...