Ilse C Kotze

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What Happens During a Heart Attack and How It's Treated

Heart attacks are scary to think about, but arming yourself with a little knowledge can bring comfort and preparedness. Here’s what actually happens …

Can stress cause high blood pressure?

Stress can make your muscles tense and your breathing quicken. It can also cause your blood pressure to rise momentarily. But, you might wonder, is …

New Cholesterol Drug Lowers Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

For years, medical researchers have hoped that a burgeoning class of cholesterol drugs targeting a protein called PCSK9 could be the next generation …

The Link Between Sleep and Weight Loss

You may not snooze and lose, but sleep can help you manage your weight.<p>It sounds like a kooky claim you see floating around the Internet: Lose weight …

Fans of Red Bull and Vodka Take a Big Risk, Scientists Warn

To the drunk brain, rationalizing another order of a Red Bull and vodka is easy. Alcohol makes the brain too hazy to party, and a jolt of caffeine …

Alcohol

Some scientists believe we are too warm too much of the time and that artificial heating may be a contributing factor to obesity<p>Dunking yourself in cool water is a remedy so old that Hippocrates recommended it, and Charles Darwin famously underwent a regime of being “scrubbed with a rough towel in …

Weight Loss

Does the "Water Treatment" Work?

A popular email and social media post circulating for several years claims that Japanese scientists have determined that drinking water in the …

High Blood Pressure

The Relationship Between Hearing Loss and Exercise

For adults, hearing loss is considered to be disabling when you have experienced a loss of 40 decibels (dB) in your best hearing ear, which is the …

10 Stunning Ways to Use Black in Your Kitchen

Last week, we saw 15 modern homes with black exteriors. This week, we are focusing on the interior of the home, specifically ways to incorporate the color black into your kitchen. Get inspired!<p>Take a step inside 10 beautiful designed kitchens that perfectly use the color black.

High & Low: Get the Boho Glam Bedroom Look

(Image credit: Melissa DiRenzo)<p>Sometimes the bedroom is the last space in the home that gets the love when it comes to decorating because we're not …

This Is How Often You Should Pee Every Day

Ah, excessive urination. On the one hand, if you don’t usually drink enough water, upping your intake can seem like a rebirth of sorts. It might feel …