Archive for the ‘Health Tips’ Category

Diet and cardiovascular disease

In France, cardiovascular problems are responsible for a third of all deaths. It is the leading cause of death among women and the second cause for men. However these death rates are the lowest in the European Union for reasons still poorly known. Food is certainly not foreign. It indeed plays a crucial role in […]

Is the cancer linked to food?

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in France. The most frequent are those of the breast, colon, prostate and lung. Power is a decisive factor in the onset and development of this disease. The cancer is almost always the result of several factors, including diet, whose role is better known. Food can promote […]

Cancer and diet: to eat everything!

Eating to avoid cancer risk… Easier said than done! Should we outlaw the milk, drink less alcohol? Are antioxidants essential? To try to answer these questions, Doctissimo interviewed Dr. Paule Martel, Coordinator of the network of National Food Cancer Research (mother of Pearl) ** whose teams explore this problem for several years. Doctissimo: More than […]

Start a physical activity with a plan

You decided to lose a few pounds! To achieve your goal, you will change your diet and spend you! This is an excellent initiative, but be careful not to do anything! Some precautions should be taken, especially if one starts from zero or one has significant weight problems. 1 – A check-up is necessary First, […]

Sports: the mind is essential

If the top athletes are in their bodies, are also in their head? To find out, Doctissimo interviewed Makis Chamalidis, psychologist of top athletes in many sports. He is also teaching in Reims and Montpellier in sports psychology. Doctissimo: What place do you hold between the coach and the athlete? Makis Chamalidis: I first try […]

Your health daily

Originally planned to treat the adenoma of prostate, finasteride is used today to… replenish the heads. History stutters, as the first truly active drug against early baldness, minoxidil, had, itself, been designed to combat high blood pressure! For a long time, the men losing their hair had the choice between natures varied, precious shampoos and […]

Herpes, a tenacious guest

What could be more mundane than a button of herpes? What’s more annoying as when it comes regularly flourish at the edge of the lip? Fortunately there are now effective if applied early enough. Otherwise, take its bad to patience and avoid spreading the virus around itself. Those who are familiar: it was first a […]

Back pain: the computer cleared!

Sitting long hours in front of your computer, it is not uncommon that your back playing you tricks. Often accused, work on screen is responsible for these recurrent pain? The point with Doctissimo. More than one French out of four suffers from back and eight out of ten will suffer during their lifetime. In 2000, […]

What Tests Can Be Performed To Screen the Liver for Disease

The liver may not show early signs of disease and symptoms of liver disease may be vague. Usually symptoms only present when the damage is severe. Some of the early signs associated with liver damage include a state of general poor health, tiredness, weakness, fatigue, vomiting, nausea, anorexia (loss of appetite), weight loss, abdominal pain […]

Women handle stress better

Young women would be less sensitive to stress than men. But after menopause, it would be the opposite. Must we conclude that female hormones have a soothing effect? Between gender war and war stress. The German team of Dr. Olivier Wolf is interested in phenomena that influence responses to stress, such as age, sex and […]