Health

Can white coat hypertension harm your heart? – Harvard Health Blog

For most people, going to the doctor is usually a bit nerve-racking. But for some, the stress of a medical appointment causes a temporary...

Will a goal-oriented life help you live longer? – Harvard Health Blog

Do you get pleasure from volunteering, helping with your grandchildren or learning new skills in the class that you have followed? If you said yes,...

A clue for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease – Harvard Health Blog

Are you worried about Alzheimer's disease? Does one of your parents or brothers and sisters have the disease? If so, your risks are between...

35 lessons from the most successful customers of Precision Nutrition. Advice on how you can get in the best shape from people who did...

Tired of so-called 'experts' who tell you how to eat better and improve your condition? If so, this article is your antidote. Here we...

Living with Crohn’s disease: recognizing and managing flares – Harvard Health Blog

Crohn's disease is an inflammatory condition that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Along with ulcerative colitis, Crohn is one of the...

Yes, you can prevent weight gain during the holidays! – Harvard Health Blog

The holidays are a time when family and friends come together to enjoy each other's company - and eat! Delicious meals, abundant buffets, cookie...

Curcumin for arthritis: does it really work? – Harvard Health Blog

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that is the most common type of arthritis. It usually occurs in people of old age. But it...

Straight talks about boards – Harvard Health Blog

The best exercise that I do takes just one minute. Admittedly, it's often the longest and most debilitating 60 seconds of my life. I sweat,...

Chronic fatigue syndrome: gradually figuring out what’s wrong – Harvard Health Blog

In 1983, a thirty-something health worker walked into my office and said, "I've been healthy all my life. A year ago I got some...

Do you think your child has ADHD? What your pediatrician can and must do – Harvard Health Blog

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is the most common neuro-behavioral disorder in childhood. It affects around 7% to 8% of all children and...