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Tracey G. Ingram, AuD
Tracey G. Ingram is a former Occupational Therapist, and presently a writer and Doctor of Audiology with more than 20 years of experience. She enjoys living a healthy lifestyle and feels health is a complete state of physical, mental and social wellbeing. She practices intermittent fasting, Pilates, yoga, hiking and daily meditation. She loves to share her experiences with nutrition, supplements and eating organic foods to help others improve their health.
The brain danger for men with nighttime hypertension
Normally, blood pressure follows a daily rhythm. It rises higher during the day and falls at night when we sleep. But what does it mean if you consistently have higher blood pressure at night than during the day? You could suffer from reverse dipping and face a higher risk of Alzheimer’s.
Vitamin B6 joins the fight against COVID-19
Vaccines are now available for COVID-19, but many people are struggling to get an appointment. Research has explored the benefits of vitamins D and C and minerals like zinc and magnesium in fortifying the immune system against the virus. But one critical vitamin has been missing, until now.
Sleep deprivation nearly doubles dementia risk
Sleep is critical time the brain uses to clear toxins, build memories and reinvigorate parts of the brain that help us continue to learn and function independently. If you’re missing out on valuable shut-eye, these processes are short-circuited, and you could potentially set yourself up for serious problems.
Two reasons to have your liver tested
What if your liver is having problems? Could you tell? Probably not. By the time you or the doctor notice something has gone awry, liver disease has often progressed and caused damage. That doesn’t mean you just have to wait and see and hope. In fact, there are two major reasons to get your liver tested…
The difference between surviving a heart attack or not
We’ve seen lots of research about the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle. But how active, or inactive you are, has been found to have a great impact on whether a heart attack kills you on the spot or serves as a mere warning that you need to make some major lifestyle changes.
Taurine: A natural ‘antibiotic’ and more
Antibiotics are lifesavers. But because we’ve relied on them too heavily, we’ve contributed to a big downside: antibiotic resistance. But scientists are finding promise in a nutrient found in many common foods that may trigger good bacteria in the body to go after disease-causing pathogens.
Fast action after these heart attack symptoms can save your life
In the U.S. a heart attack happens approximately every 40 seconds. And time is crucial to survival. The longer you wait to get treatment after heart attack symptoms start, the more damage can occur to the heart muscle. Researchers looked into the two most critical periods during a heart attack once you notice these signs…
Coffee’s secret power: Taking down heart failure risk
Across the U.S., fifty percent of us drink coffee daily. It’s a love affair that likely has a lot to do with energy-boosting caffeine. Too much, and coffee can make you feel jittery and nervous. But if you want to reduce the risk of heart failure, decaf may not have the power to do it.
A link between surgery and Alzheimer’s and the vitamin that may help
Researchers are on the heels of one of the most dreaded diseases of our time, Alzheimer’s. No cure has been discovered, but various factors, including lifestyle interventions, some to practice and some to avoid, may decrease risk. One you may not have heard of is surgery…
The hidden side effects of air pollution on your heart
When you think of environmental issues, your mind most likely focuses on the planet. But have you stopped to consider how these factors harm you? Air pollution is now the most significant environmental risk for early death, linked to long-term health effects like heart disease. Here’s what you should know — and what you can do to protect yourself…