GMC Blog

GMC Blog Posts in 2017

The dangers of sugar are very real. Despite how little we hear about its consequences, it is one of the unhealthiest things we consume on a daily basis. Excessive sugar intake can lead to a number of medical conditions, including but not limited to: ...
Nowadays, people are far more health-conscious than in years past. With so much going on in the food industry, particularly with meat, it’s no wonder many people are turning to veganism and vegetarianism as options for an improvement on their ...
Is there anything as debilitating as a tension headache? For those who are unlucky enough to suffer from them, the answer would be a resounding no. Tension headaches are extremely common, and can be so painful they completely ruin your productivity ...
Diets seem a lot like fashion these days, coming and going, easily replaced with the next big thing. However, this does not mean every diet you hear about is just a flash in the pan fad that has no real value. In fact, many are often quite healthy ...
While enjoying a day out during the summer, it is easy to get distracted by all the fun and forget about the importance of wearing the appropriate amount of sunscreen. For many people and in many situations, sunscreen is the first and only line of ...
Many of us have probably witnessed numerous health trends and crazes come and go, some of which are viable options while others can either be dangerous or ineffective. One of today’s newest trends in health-conscious beverages is watermelon ...
Avoiding Sports Injuries Injury has always been part of the game. It is considered as an inevitable consequence of playing sports. However, no one really likes to be injured. This is especially true for serious athletes who get sidelined due to an ...
Helpful Tips for Reaching Your Fitness Goals Wearable devices and fitness trackers continue to gain popularity these days. At their most basic, wearable technology gives you a broad idea of your daily movements, which can be a big help for people who ...
Stroke—It Can Happen to Anyone! May is recognized as National Stroke Awareness Month, and this year, the campaign is highlighting the growing number of stroke incidents among young people. Through the years, stroke has been known to happen only ...
Understanding the Risk Factors of This Condition Osteoporosis is a bone disease that is characterized by the weakening of the bones, making it more brittle and easier to break. It is a serious condition that affects approximately 10 million Americans ...
What Stress Can Do to Your Health Life is full of stressful situations. It’s a fact of life. Stress have had some negative connotations in the past, but in fact, not all stress is bad. For some people stress is actually a good thing. It keeps ...
Symptoms & Causes of Gout What do Beethoven, Benjamin Franklin, and Charles Dickens have in common? Aside from being great men, these famous personalities were gout sufferers. For many centuries, gout has had the nickname of a rich man’s ...
Know What’s in Your Drink Whether we admit it or not, most of us are soda drinkers. According to the recent report of the Centers for Disease Control, about 30 percent of American adults still consume this sugary beverage. While some drink only ...
Learn More about Colon Cancer this March Colon cancer or colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer affecting both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. While the majority of patients ...
Your heart is like a well-oiled machine, contracting and relaxing to a regular beat when it pumps blood to your body. If you feel that your heartbeat is always racing as if it’s skipping a beat or hammering to your chest wall, it may be best to ...
If you feel like your heart is making a weird pitter-patter or skipping a beat this Valentine’s Day, you may have been struck by Cupid’s arrow—or it may also be time to get your heart health in check. Along with Valentine’s, ...
When you have high cholesterol, you are twice at risk of suffering from heart attack and stroke. According to studies, one in three Americans has high cholesterol levels as a result of unhealthy lifestyle choices. While there are several ways of ...
Hit Your Steps Goal even with Your Busy Schedule Walking is one of the easiest and most convenient forms of exercise. Many studies show that walking can be beneficial if you want to lose weight, keep your heart healthy and reduce your risk of ...