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Archive for January 2018

By the Age of 50, Half of America Will Experience This Pain In The Butt!

Hemorrhoids happen – now what to do? It’s a fact; hemorrhoids affect half of the adult population by the age of 50. Being pregnant, overweight or straining during bowel movements often can increase pressure in the rectum and lead to hemorrhoids. A hemorrhoid is a swollen or inflamed vein in the rectum, or anus, which […]

Hunger Hormones and the Unknown in the Science of Eating

The two main hormones to regulate hunger are leptin, which works to stop hunger, and ghrelin, an activator in creating an appetite for food. Leptin works to stop hunger therefore assists in weight loss. Ghrelin is the primary feeding hormone to activate hunger. One would think that an overweight patient would have high levels of […]