Tag: air pollution

The Health Effects Of Cold Weather On Several Chronic Conditions

The Health Effects Of Cold Weather On Several Chronic Conditions

[ 0 ] 2012-12-13 |

As we approach the first day of winter, December 21st, in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us have been experiencing the effects of winter over the last month. The cooler temperatures are most often associated with cold season, but cold weather may also pose additional health problems for some people. This is especially true amongst […]

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Understanding Nasal Congestion

Understanding Nasal Congestion

[ 0 ] 2012-06-01 |

One of the very annoying aspects of experiencing a head cold is having a stuffy nose. The discomfort of having difficulty breathing and the need to breathe through the mouth contribute significantly to the overall unpleasantness of the experience. However, we all know that having a cold is certainly not the only situation in which […]

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Insulin Resistance Is Not Just About Obesity

Insulin Resistance Is Not Just About Obesity

[ 0 ] 2010-12-06 |

Though insulin resistance and obesity are closely related, obesity is not the only factor that can cause individuals to develop the condition. Both internal and external factors can contribute to the development of the condition.

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Understanding The Health Effects And Causes Of Air Pollution

Understanding The Health Effects And Causes Of Air Pollution

[ 0 ] 2010-10-25 |

Following the toxic sludge leak in Hungary, people there and in the US are concerned about air pollution from metal processing plants. While this dust may be dangerous, it is also important to be aware of the many source of particulate air pollution.

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