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Nearly 7000 under-25s are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

Nearly 7000 under-25s are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

Health, Health & Fitness, UK
The main reasons for diabetes among young people are excess weight and obesity, concluded a report by the NHS. According to Diabetes UK, the figures are ten times higher than in previous years. However, with more than 34% of children in England diagnosed with obesity by the time they leave primary school, the figures are likely to rise in the following years. Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes is a common and lifelong condition “that causes the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood to become too high” according to the NHS. Symptoms can vary from tiredness and increased thirst to serious problems with the heart, eyes and nerves. In the most extreme cases, it can lead to amputations, blindness or kidney failure. Genetics, family history and ethnic background can also le
The era of lip fillers: Why are they so popular?

The era of lip fillers: Why are they so popular?

Beauty, Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
Cosmetic surgery is falling but the aesthetic procedures, from lip to cheek fillers are at a boom. Instagram influencers and YouTube stars are constantly promoting these trends among the millennials. Why is the aesthetic medicine so popular? The fillers and especially “lip job” isn't a recent phenomenon. Two years ago, lip augmentation was the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatment, according to whatclinic.com. The surprise is that even after fillers moved from their 'trout pout' reputation to the modern working woman's' “improvement” of choice. Kylie Jenner, whose estimated net-worth is £30m, owns the company Kylie Cosmetics that provides a large selection of lip products. In 2015, she confirmed her lips had been artificially augmented with lip filler and that became a huge fact
Yes, there is an International Men’s day and it’s today

Yes, there is an International Men’s day and it’s today

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
International Men's Day exists to promote men's physical and mental health, and this year's theme is 'Promoting Positive Male Role Models' As we celebrate International Men’s Day today, many are quick to add that we have other 364 other days of the year to favour men who are already holding the majority of power in governments, corporations, media companies and so on. It is crucial to remember that men are more than a job title and having the default expectation that they should simply work hard, earn well and stay with their family only when they have time, really takes a toll on their mental health. While it is highly debated whether women can ‘have it all’, it is an accepted fact that men’s duty is to provide for the family. This raises frustration as many men wake up regretting s
Nootropics: Secret behind biohacking of the brain

Nootropics: Secret behind biohacking of the brain

Have you heard, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Technology, World
In the final frontier of the mind au naturel, we are now seeing the initial signs of brain augmenting. That’s right. Nootropics, or “smart-drugs,” are a new group of cognitive enhancing supplements which can improve an individual’s working memory, motivation, or focus. Humans are always trying to be a better version of themselves. And in the latest attempt to self-improvement, the population of this world is now turning towards “smart-drugs”. You’ve likely seen these substances in fictional movies like ‘Limitless’ where Bradley Cooper’s character takes a pill and his focus goes from zero to 100 in a matter of seconds. Well, nootropics available in real life don’t have that strong of a reaction, but the concept is similar. Here's a video by Practical Psychology explaining what are Noo
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