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What causes lower back and hip pain?

When pain in the lower back occurs alongside hip pain, there may be a common cause. Certain health conditions or injuries can affect the nerves in both of these areas. These pains usually occur as a result of overuse or injury, but they can also be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. People may… Read More »

12 Foods That Help Lower Cholesterol

Healthy Eating Protect your heart by eating more foods that have a beneficial effect on cholesterol. Here are the experts’ favorites. New rules to live by Umpaporn/Shutterstock High cholesterol is considered a risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease, the top cause of deaths in the country and worldwide. One of the most effective ways to… Read More »

Spirulina, a 'superfood' loved by celebrities, could lower blood pressure, scientists find

Could spirulina lower your blood pressure? Study reveals compound in the ‘superfood’ can relax the arteries The superfood has been described as ‘most complete food source in the world’ Evidence is weak for the natural remedy used for a long list of health reasons Italian researchers found a specific protein in spirulina which relaxes arteries … Read More »