Do Not Let Your Blood Pressure Go Unchecked, It May Lead to Stroke

One of the biggest challenges in curbing the increasing rate of high blood pressure cases is the inability to spot its occurrence and not taking enough preventive measure to keep the condition at bay. In most cases, hypertension is the product of a sedentary lifestyle coupled with unhealthy eating habits, poor sleep pattern, alcohol or tobacco abuse and high levels of stress and anxiety. Some symptoms for early detection include headache, chest discomfort, palpitations, shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, nosebleeds and feeling numb or weak. Eating a well-balanced diet, sleeping…

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Fashion That Doesn’t Let You Use Your Hands

Hands are out for spring/summer 2017. In fact, they’re not out, which is really my point. They’re out of fashion, which means designers have largely concealed them inside a sleeve, the hem hanging anywhere between the third knuckle and several inches below the fingertips. The motivation isn’t easy to pin down, but the origin is. The trend first started with Shayne Oliver at Hood By Air, and simultaneously in Paris, with Demna Gvasalia at Vetements. There are complex ideas at work in the studios of HBA and Vetements: Both manipulate…

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Lose It launches Snap It to let users count calories in food photos

Boston-based Lose It! (incorporated as FitNow Inc.) has released a new beta feature today called Snap It within its weight loss and calorie tracking app. As is easily guessed by the name, Snap It beta lets users take photos of their daily meals and snacks to automatically log them and derive approximate calorie counts. For now, users will be able to open the Lose It! app, pick a meal-type (breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack), take a photo of their food, submit and wait briefly for Snap It to analyze it. Snap…

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