Gluttony and Over-Consumption in America

Glutton Eating

[todo: clean this up] Americans, we’ve been taught for a long time that gluttony is luxury.  This is by product of the shortages that were endured during WWII, and the ensuing generation strove to enjoy everything without limitation.  Their children were raised with these ideals and it has been persuasive in our society ever since.  Though, it appears those trends …

Highest Efficiency Lifestyle Changes for Optimal Health and Wellbeing

High Efficiency Life Style Changes for Wellness

High Efficiency Lifestyle Changes At Autonomous Medicine, we’re always looking for the big wins in terms of effort versus reward when it comes to our health. So we’ve compiled a list of the easiest ways to get the biggest gains when it comes to disease prevention and well-being. So let’s apply the Pareto Principle to our quest for big lifestyle …

Symptoms of Diabetes

Symptoms of Diabetes with Complications

Suspect you may have Diabetes? There are a lot of symptoms that may indicate Diabetes, but they can also indicate a lot of other issues as well. Before you look at the list and begin to panic, realize that these symptoms can be caused by a multitude of things, so it’s not necessarily diabetes.  To make a proper determination about …

A Pragmatic Approach to Weight Loss | Judicious Consumption

Weight Loss Road Inspirational

Have you been struggling with your weight? Weight management may be the biggest single issue with health and Americans.  The number one cause of death in the US is Heart Disease, which is STRONGLY correlated with obesity. We are offering a more personalized approach that uses scientific analysis to provide you with a plan tailored to your own body.  Unprecedented …

The Salubrity Index

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How Healthy Are You? We’re putting together a program called the Salubrity Index to give you quantifiable values to assess your overall state of health. It’s a strange thing about people, we never appreciate things when their functional, it’s only after they break do we begin to realize their value. Which is why quality IT people are so under-appreciated in this …

6 Step Plan How to Lower Blood Pressure

Excited woman listening to her heart with stethoscope

Geez, you go see your doctor for a routine checkup and BLAM, you find out you have high blood pressure. So the doctor tells you just diet and exercise, easy peasy right? It’s a bit vague, so let’s put together a plan to really help you get it under control. High blood pressure is one of those things that gets …

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

Diverse Hands Holding The Word Symptoms

Hypertension is tricky business because it’s mostly asymptomatic. That’s why it’s called the ‘silent killer‘. Headaches and nosebleeds are telltale signs of extremely high blood pressure, but that’s only when you are in hypertensive crisis.   It’s way too late at this point, you do not want to wait until you have these symptoms to start checking on your blood …

Low Blood Pressure, should I be worried?

low blood pressure sign

Have you been diagnosed with low blood pressure? Most likely not, it’s mostly a benign condition. So the real question. How low is too low blood pressure? Unless you have some symptoms, then it’s nothing to worry about. There really isn’t a number considered too low as long as you’re asymptomatic. Symptoms of Low Blood Pressure: Dizziness or lightheadedness Nausea …

Whats the real blood pressure range?

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Ever wonder what the real blood pressure range is? Did you get a notice from your doctor that your blood pressure is too high?  Not sure what to make of the numbers he gave you? Well,  if you’re in a hurry, skip all info and get to the meat of this post, check out the bp chart below to see …

High Blood Pressure Medicine

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High Blood Pressure Medications, Everything You Want to Know There are dozens of anti-hypertensives on the market. They have a variety of levels of efficacy and side-effects. Often you’ll be prescribed more than one to treat your high blood pressure.  This guide will walk you through all the blood pressure medications. Before getting on any hypertension medicines, it is always …