A cup of coffee temporarily boosts blood pressure in nondrinkers, but not in people who drink it regularly.
Health Tip of the Day
Fluoride has the greatest power to fight tooth decay when it�s present on an ongoing basis after the teeth have erupted through the gum. This means that people of all ages � not just young children � can reduce their risk for decay by regularly exposing their teeth to fluoride.… Read More
The ultimate goal of treatment is to keep your asthma well controlled with the least amount of medication necessary. At first, you may need more intensive therapy to achieve rapid control over symptoms. Then, as you gain control over your asthma, your medications can be reduced (or "stepped down"). This is particularly important when it comes to inhaled steroids.… Read More
Vitamins and minerals, while important, are simply one part of an overall plan for good health. Use them along with other well-established health care recommendations and treatments, not in lieu of them. If you�re worried about lung cancer, for example, quitting smoking will have a much greater impact on your health than taking supplements.… Read More