Statins – should you take it?

Statins – should you take it?

Statins are a type of cholesterol-lowering medication. They work by preventing the production of cholesterol in the liver. Statins can help to lower your LDL cholesterol. LDL is known as the “bad” cholesterol. It can also raise your HDL cholesterol or the...
Hereditary hemochromatosis – What is it?

Hereditary hemochromatosis – What is it?

Hereditary hemochromatosis is an inherited disorder that causes your body to absorb and store too much iron. If untreated, hereditary hemochromatosis can lead to serious health problems. These include heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, and osteoarthritis. There...
Symptoms – 5 Symptoms you should not ignore

Symptoms – 5 Symptoms you should not ignore

Symptoms. An itch, cough, swelling, red rash, pain. Many of us have experienced firsthand how easy it is to ignore early health symptoms. We tell ourselves it’s a cold, or we’re tired from work, or it’s nothing serious. But what if that little voice...
Microbiome – Your Other microbiome on the skin

Microbiome – Your Other microbiome on the skin

Microbiome is a term commonly used for gut bacteria. Today, we are more familiar with gut health and prebiotics and probiotics. But did you know that your skin has its own microbiome? The microbiome is affected by the Ph of your skin, ambient temperature and humidity....