Category: lifespan

Heart rate variability: health predictor and what you can do about it.

Low heart rate variability (HRV) s associated with reduced lifespan, cardiovascular diseases (CVD), diabetes, several mental health diseases and a growing list of other conditions I will cover in this post. For a more thorough background check out my two previous posts: heart measurements for your health , what heart rate measurements can tell you…

The use of adult pills by kids

Life expectancy: Image via Wikipedia Another sign of the growing health problems of developed countries is the rapid increase of ‘adult pill’ use by kids as reported by NY times. Previously, I had covered the new guidelines of use of anti-cholesterol medication in kids as young as 8, and potential long term harm this could…