It is scary to not know when an asthma attack is going to happen. Asthma can hold you back from so many activities in the fear that an attack might occur. Thankfully, a device is being created to be able to detect an attack before it happens! An article by Ryan F. Mandelbaum on Popular Science.com introduces this device and explains how it is going to work. The device is called a Health Environment Tracker, or HET for short. It is a 3 part system that together will collect data about the ozone levels, as well as volatile organic compounds that can worsen asthma attacks.
There are so many different tips out there on what foods or drinks you should consume to get in shape and to stay healthy. Well drinking lemon water is one of the easiest ways to keep your body in good health. While lemon helps to get toxins out of your body, it also has zero calories. Therefore replacing your normal daily drink, such as coffee or soda, with lemon water will lower your calorie intake. Lemon water is the best thing to drink first thing in the morning. According to an article from fitday.com, Lemon water gives you bursts of energy as well as helps to activate your body’s detoxifying process.
The hardest part about staying healthy is not munching on random cravings in the afternoons/ evenings. But what is it that causes these cravings? Well an article by K. Aleisha Fetters on CNN.com claims that munchies are caused by a lack of sleep. Luckily the article also talks about ways to avoid this bad habit. For example if you are in the mood for fatty foods, eat something with avocado so you are getting healthy fats. In addition if you are craving something sweet, Greek yogurt is always a great option.
Migraines are a painful condition that many people experience. Figuring out the core cause of a migraine is a concern for many people. Unfortunately migraine suffering is something that is passed down from family members. While there are certain triggers, everyone is affected differently. According to an article by Luisa Dillner at The Guardian.com, “The mechanism is not fully understood but includes electrical changes in nerve cells spread over the brain: the brain functions abnormally during an attack”. Some triggers can be hormonal changes, bright lights, or missing a meal.
There might soon be a vaccine to protect our immune systems from malaria. According to an article by Meera Senthilingam at CNN.com, “From his extensive laboratory on the leafy campuses of the University of Oxford, Professor Adrian Hill is conjuring up a formula to protect us from disease”. This formula that he is creating has the potential to protect against many harmful diseases including HIV. In addition the testing for this vaccine has been tested on not just animals, but on humans as well.