Search

25

Sep

2018

How Unhealthy are Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are a billion dollar industry and have become prevalent in American culture ever since they came on the scene in the early 1980’s. They were advertised as a way to “replenish lost energy”. Today, you have likely seen numerous advertisements and commercials for Red Bull, 5 Hour Energy, Monster, etc. 

Do you know what you’re putting into your body every time you pop the tab of your energy drink? Here are five reasons why energy drinks are unhealthy for you.
Comments (0)
Number of views (76)
Read more

Categories: Health

Tags:

25

Sep

2018

The Impact Alcohol Has on Your Body

The effects of alcohol on your body begin with the first sip of beer, wine, or liquor that you take. An occasional glass of wine with a meal probably won’t have a negative effect, but drinking too much at one time or over a period of time can take a serious toll on your health. Alcohol has an impact on every organ in the body.
Comments (0)
Number of views (69)
Read more

Categories: Health

Tags:

25

Sep

2018

The Tide Pod Challenge – Don’t Do It

The Tide pod challenge, the newest fad among adolescents, is presenting physicians and poison control centers with growing concerns about the dangers of children and teens consuming the pods, which have highly concentrated laundry detergent in them. 
Comments (0)
Number of views (89)
Read more

Categories: Health

Tags:

25

Sep

2018

Is It Possible to get a Tapeworm by Eating Sushi?

The Japanese dishes, sushi and sashimi, have gained popularity in the U.S. with many people enjoying these meals containing raw fish. As with the consumption of any raw meat, there are health risks that can result in an infection, especially certain parasites. Most people in the U.S. are aware that eating raw or undercooked beef or pork can lead to a parasitic infection, but there is also that risk with raw fish and seafood. The fish tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium latum, is picked up by eating raw or undercooked freshwater fish or fish that reproduce in freshwater rivers, such as salmon.
Comments (0)
Number of views (53)
Read more

Categories: Health

Tags:

24

Aug

2018

Rising Incidence of Colorectal Cancer in Millennials and Generation Xers

Historically most of the nations 135,000 annual cases of colorectal cancer have occurred in individuals 55 years of age and older. The current colorectal cancer screening guidelines recommend screening start at age 50 for average-risk patients which allow for the removal of polyps that over time could develop into colon cancer...
Comments (0)
Number of views (69)
Read more

Categories: Health

Tags:

RSS
123456

Blog Search

«January 2019»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
31123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031123
45678910

Be in the know. Get the latest updates on digestive health.

Copyright 2019 by DHAT - Digestive Health Association of Texas. Terms Of Use |  Privacy Statement
Back To Top