Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid Awareness Month is a month of the year set aside to create awareness for diseases associated with the thyroid gland. Thyroid awareness is symbolized by a blue paisley ribbon which was introduced in January 2012. The Thyroid gland is a gland that is found in...

September is National Cholesterol Education Month

When was the last time you checked your cholesterol level or lipid profile? High Cholesterol levels can be found not only in adults but in children as well. This month is National Cholesterol Education Month. Take time to read the information below to get educated on...

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

You may have heard that moderate drinking can be good for your heart. This might be true for some drinkers (mainly middle-aged and older adults). But with heavy drinking, any potential benefits of alcohol are outweighed by serious risks to your health. Alcohol...

Here’s how to alleviate a muscle cramp

(HealthDay News) — A muscle cramp occurs when a muscle involuntarily contracts. It often occurs during a sport or other exercise, but a muscle can spasm even during sleep. The ADAM Encyclopedia offers these suggestions for alleviating or preventing a muscle...