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Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says

Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says

Nov 18, – Overweight or obese people can cut their risk of trouble with a potentially fatal irregular heart beat if they lose a lot of weight, a new study has found. Losing a bit more than 30 pounds, on average, caused people to have fewer and less severe bouts of heart palpitations related to […]

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Report acid reflux problem to doctor

Report acid reflux problem to doctor

Nov 02, – Gastro esophageal reflux, also known as acid reflux, occurs when the stomach contents reflux back up into the food pipe (esophagus) and/or mouth, explains Dr Vijay Anand, Specialist Internal Medicine, Gastroentrology, Zulekha Hospital Dubai. This can occur normally also, majority episodes being brief without causing symptoms. How does reflux happen? Normally at […]

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Drink green tea for healthy heart

Drink green tea for healthy heart

Sep 27, –  Anil Bansal, chief cardiologist, Columbia Asia Hospital, Gurgaon, shares the benefits of green tea for the heart Most of us begin our day with a cup of tea and an expert suggests replacing the commonly consumed black tea with green tea. The antioxidants in green tea help to burn fat. The fat […]

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Half of EU citizens are overweight Rising, obesity rings alarm bells in Brussels

Half of EU citizens are overweight Rising, obesity rings alarm bells in Brussels

May 18, AP – For decades, EU member states have seen obesity levels rise. The UN and World Health Organization (WHO) are now sounding the alarm. Obesity, their recent report says, is becoming an epidemic. Half of EU citizens are overweight. Among these people, serious obesity is on the rise. It’s a heavy and expensive […]

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