A Prescription for Healthy Living

Face Your Giant Weight loss is one tough issue we face. Well, maybe some of us don’t, but they still work hard to maintain their slim. If popping a pill would make us lose weight, we’d all be thin as reeds. However, besides cutting down on carbs and working out, there  are supplements that could help…

“I feel like my heart is on fire“. I hear patients complain of heart burn and ask for help a lot. well, I understand that those burritos heaped with hot salsa sure look good. But they’ll leave you with a heartburn “hangover.” Fortunately, this condition doesn’t have to take over your life. Treatments range from…

Non-Drug Options for Dealing With Anxiety and Depression Tired of taking your everyday pill hoping it will help you with your depression? Your medication is not helping you anxiety? Don’t want to take medication dreading the compelling side effects ? When considering your mental health, it’s important to recognize your diet and lifestyle as foundational…

Haven’t  felt the urge in a while? Perhaps it just hasn’t felt as good as it used to. It could be stress, or it could be something more. When it comes to boosting your sex drive, the topic may seem a bit taboo to discuss. Regardless, a healthy sex life is important for reducing stress,…

Ginseng, Fish, Berries, or Caffeine? Listen to the buzz about foods and dietary supplements to stay sharp and maintain a healthy brain, and you’ll believe they can do everything from sharpen focus to enhance memory, attention span, and brain function. But do they really work? There’s no denying that as we age, our body ages…

What do firefighters, police officers, doctors, nurses, paramedics, factory workers, and office cleaning staff have in common? They all are at risk for shift work sleep disorder. If you work at night or often rotate shifts, you may share that risk. Working at night or irregular shifts can keep you from getting the regular snooze…

Dieting sucks! It tends to lead to cravings… and hunger.This generally causes people to give up on their diet and gain the weight back. For this reason, most conventional weight loss methods have a terrible success rate. Very few people succeed in the long run. This is where a popular weight loss supplement called Garcinia…

Can that afternoon Americano actually be good for you? Does that Red Bull have more or less caffeine than the same amount of coffee? Test your coffee knowledge with this coffee 101!   Can 3 cups of daily joe helps boost your memory? In November 2005, Austrian researchers confirmed that caffeinated coffee cantemporarily sharpen your focus…

Have ever experienced that very annoying headache you get when wake up late and decide to skip having your daily coffee? I have, and it seems as if almost everything goes wrong when it happens. Is this addiction? Am I in serious trouble? Is it time to gather up all my will and seek help?…

Few things feel more terrifying and random than a atroke, which can strike without warning. And fear of stroke — when a blood vessel in or leading to the brain bursts or is blocked by a blood clot, starving brain cells of oxygen and nutrients — is well founded. After all, stroke is the number-three…

Dr.Ranya Elguendy
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Ranya Elguendy

Ranya Elguendy, PharmD, BCOP. has been writing for Beliefnet since 2010 focusing on health. She is an Oncology Clinical Pharmacist who has worked, Volunteered and managed in different pharmacy fields.

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