How to Become a Morning Person and Why?

How to Become a Morning Person and Why? Although many people consider themselves to be early birds, another as night owls, while some of them are somewhere in between, to be a morning person shows as the most beneficial for our health. Our natural rhythm, known by experts as circadian rhythm, is greatly dependent on periods of light and darkness in our environment. According to experts, our bodies are designed to follow natural day and night cycle. Daily lights keep […]

Why Is Morning Ritual so Important?

Why Is Morning Ritual so Important? Morning is usually a period of day that gives us a new hope and a sense of new beginnings. It seems promising. However, many of us, overwhelmed with too many professional and family demands, does not notice its promising flavor. Rushing out from a bed to a bathroom, and then from home to the office, often without a proper meal, we are not only risking to miss a flavor of a fresh start, but […]

Why Failure Is the Important Ingredient for Success?

Why Failure Is the Important Ingredient for Success? When it comes to success, its unavoidable by-product is a failure. We can learn from it, we can find our new motivation, or use it as incentive to change our direction. However, many of us often stuck in status quo, unwilling to take risks and continually to try avoiding failure. According to business experts, taking risk is an essential key to success. Without it, we hardly manage to reach our goals and […]

What Steps Are Necessary When Taking Risks?

What Steps Are Necessary When Taking Risks? Whether we own a business, work as an employee or just want to live our life fully, taking risks has shown as the most important and decisive factor for our success. Taking a risk made us stronger, brings us a sense of greater self-confidence, and helps us feel alive. It pushes us from our safety zone, where we do things mostly routinely and mechanically. In the long run, playing safely makes us bored […]

What Vacation Is Better for Our Health – Longer or Shorter?

What Vacation Is Better for Our Health – Longer or Shorter? Vacation is a necessary part of our lifestyle; it improves our sense of well-being and affects our health in a good way. It is also an inseparable component of our productivity and creativity. Even though psychologists point up the benefits of vacation, they claim that not every vacation has all these benefits; sometimes, vacation provides us with many positive feelings and experiences, but they simply do not last. But, […]

Why Vacation Is Good for Our Health?

Why Vacation Is Good for Our Health? We all live with some stress – our job, our financial situation, family responsibilities, health, can cause the great amount of stress. Even though we claim that do not feel stressed, our everyday routine takes insensibly and gradually our life juices. We need a break from established routine, from the things we do habitually, from uniformity and monotony. Whether we will find the switch that can move us from the monotonous cycle of […]

How Does Beer Affect Belly Fat?

How Does Beer Affect Belly Fat? Beer is the most popular beverage in the world, especially in men. It tastes good, has refreshing properties and ideal quantity of alcohol. For many men, it is a perfect drink. In spite of its popularity, beer has less favorable side – it causes belly fat to grow. But, how? In comparison with other alcohol drinks, it has a relative lesser alcohol quantity, c. 170 calories, results in men’s consumption of more pints of […]

How to Recover Muscles from Overtraining

How to Recover Muscles from Overtraining We all need exercise in order to feel better, work effectively and maintain a healthy body. Exercise is the one of the most important things when we think about healthy lifestyle. Many scientific studies confirmed its benefits on our overall health condition. Even though the lack of physical activities can cause different issues and slowly deteriorate our organism, an extreme exercising can also have some consequences. In fact, there is a tiny line between […]

Diet That Prevents Muscles from Deterioration

Diet That Prevents Muscles from Deterioration Even though, we tend to perceive aging in our modern society as something unwanted, which we would rather avoid, it is a quite natural stage in our lives. Aging, also, leads to muscle deterioration in our body. If we accept aging and its consequences as a regular part of our life cycle, it will be easier to take action and reduce its negative effects. We cannot ignore this process, because it is the main […]

Muscles Deteriorate with Aging

Muscles Deteriorate with Aging One of the signs of aging is loss of muscles or sarcopenia. Even though losing muscle mass begins in the late 20s, many men start realizing this around their 50s. In the beginning, muscle deterioration is not visible and considered insignificant. However, if a man’s lifestyle is mainly sedentary, medical experts claim that he can lose from 3 to 5 percent of his muscles per decade. In his 50s, if his lifestyle remains the same, he […]

What Fats Are Good and Healthy?

What Fats Are Good and Healthy? Fat cells are necessary for our survival. Without them, our body could not function optimally. They give us energy and the fat, we have not utilized, stores and accumulates in our body as energy reserves. Fat cells, also, help us to maintain thermoregulation. In adult men, fat reserves accumulate in certain body areas such as the chest, buttocks, and abdomen. But, what fats we need to include in our diet and what their benefits […]

What Causes Belly Fat?

What Causes Belly Fat? Most people are concerned about belly fat and its negative effects on their health. For this very reason, they are most interested in reducing belly fat easy and thorough. However, before taking action in order to lose accumulated fat around the waistline, it could be wise to explore why belly fat forms and what causes it. That could explain why so many people cannot lose weight in spite of rigorous diet and intense exercise regime. Understanding […]

How to Prevent Spring Allergies

How to Prevent Spring Allergies Spring brings the flowers, trees, and other plants to leaf, blossom, and spread their odor through the air. Even though, it enhances our mood, not all of us enjoy this fruitful season. People, who suffer from allergies, consider this period as a nightmare. Their watery eyes, running nose, and coughing point out on serious allergy. Their bodies react, mainly, to pollen with fighting response, creating a number of antibodies that strike allergens, releasing histamines. On […]

Men and Spring Tiredness

Men and Spring Tiredness For many of us, spring represents the most beautiful period of our planet, when the whole nature wakes up from the long and the lifeless period of winter hibernation. However, the spring can be a tricky period if we fail to adapt properly. A sudden burst of life, longer days, and higher temperature – all of that affect our body and call us to action. Usually, we can find ourselves highly motivated and enthusiastic about the […]

Stress Relief Techniques to Reduce Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Stress Relief Techniques to Reduce Irritable Bowel Syndrome Besides a proper diet, patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome can test various stress relief techniques to soothe symptoms of IBS. Our digestive system is connected with a brain and is subordinated to its control. That is why many people can feel a huge benefit when starting to apply them and calm their overactive stress response. Even though stress represents a normal human’s reaction to various life circumstances and life events, people with […]

Simple Changes in Our Diet and Lifestyle Can Significantly Diminish Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Simple Changes in Our Diet and Lifestyle Can Significantly Diminish Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome The health condition of the people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome is not seriously affected by their disease, but they can often feel boring or irritated by its long-term symptoms. Even though the Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disease, it rarely causes any severe consequences. IBS can be treated with medication, but many people have experienced significant improvement in changing their diet and a […]

How to Make Walking a Daily Habit

How to Make Walking a Daily Habit Walking daily for 30 minutes can reduce the risk of heart diseases, diabetes, and stroke, and can enhance our overall health condition and sense of well-being. According to the American Journal of Health Promotion, the more steps we walk, the better and healthier we will feel. However, a huge obstacle we can encounter in the beginning is a lack of motivation and encouragement, as we all know when trying to establish any healthy […]

Benefits of Regular Walking

Benefits of Regular Walking Although we have learned to walk long ago, we often fail to use this natural-born skill, which distinguishes us from animals and recognize its benefits. Our modern lifestyle requires us to do many different things and use the most optimal transportation to shorten the time between two places. In this mode of the busy lifestyle, we can find ourselves constantly running from one place to another, with increasing level of stress. However, if we try to […]

How to Break the Sugar Habit

How to Break the Sugar Habit According to studies, people today take much more sugar than their predecessors without parallel. Reason for this can lie in added sugar that is an inseparable ingredient in many products, we use daily. Namely, processed food, especially the one that is low in calories, contains sugar in various forms; sugar gives them a tasty flavor. Thus, the first thing we have to undertake is an examination of our refrigerator and pantry. It is recommended […]

Common Myths about Food

Common Myths about Food In our modern era of technology and information, we are prone to get overly informed about many simple things, including food. Often we take a role of receiver, where we passively without much filtering, accept untested statements about nourishment. It is not that our ability to judge and filter information decreased, but rather the enormous flow of information finds its way through the cracks of our filtering system. In this way, the new evidences promptly replaced […]

How to Prevent Lower Back Pain When Exercising

How to Prevent Lower Back Pain When Exercising Lower back pain is frequent pain that hits not only older people or people who do not exercise, but also the one who exercise regularly. While lower back pain can indicate a serious illness like a spinal disc herniations, in most cases, it is not that serious. This sort of pain can be acute and intense, but usually does not last long. Even though the lower back pain is rarely serious, it […]

How to Prevent Back Pain

How to Prevent Back Pain According to studies, more than 80% of people suffer from back pain, in some phase of their life. If we consider that sedentary lifestyle has become the prime way of life in many countries, it is no wonder that more and more people are experiencing this annoying pain. Experts say that apart from a sedentary lifestyle, aging, smoking, obesity and even emotional health can cause back pain, especially in women. To them, anxiety and depression […]

How Middle-Aged Man Can Live More Happily

How Middle-Aged Man Can Live More Happily Today, middle-aged men not only that have to struggle with issues of aging, changing life directions, less energy, changes in family responsibilities, etc., but also have to fit into working place and job market, where frequent changes happen on a daily basis. Rapid technological progress completely modified job market, opening more space for newly invented occupations and decreasing the need for many older. In this business atmosphere, young, proactive men with fresh skills […]

How to Go through the Middle Age Shift and What to Expect

How to Go through the Middle Age Shift and What to Expect For many people, going through a middle age crisis can be a dreadful thing, especially for men. This transforming period has been long considered as a bridge between youth and older age. However, according to recent UN study, expected lifespan has been prolonged and amounts 87 and 86 years for women in Japan and Hong Kong while for European and American women is 81 years. It is followed […]

Why Is Hard for Men to Maintain Good and Long-Term Friendships?

Why Is Hard for Men to Maintain Good and Long-Term Friendships? During the lifetime, every man has experienced a challenging time in maintaining good and stable friendships. The biggest life changes like getting married, having kids, job promotion, financial success or failure, divorce, losing a job, etc., have a huge impact on personal needs, affinities, lifestyle, self-confidence. While women will go out looking for emotional support from their friends or simply call one of them, men will rather suffer in […]

The Importance of Maintaining a Good and Healthy Friendship

The Importance of Maintaining a Good and Healthy Friendship Modern man has fewer friends today than his ancestors had a century ago. Contemporary lifestyle burdened men with a lot of working hours, family responsibilities, and society’s expectations, which men mainly adopt through their upbringings. Today, humans are experiencing much greater movement due to transport development and industry requirements. All of this caused many men to spend more hours in their cars, driving to and back from their jobs. In the […]

Effects of Selenium on Our Health

Effects of Selenium on Our Health Selenium is one of the trace minerals necessary for our body to function properly. Although we need selenium in small quantities, its deficiency can lead to some health issues, especially when it comes to our heart health, immunity, joints, and reproductive health. Our body cannot produce selenium, so we have to include it in our diet. However, scientific studies have shown that larger quantities of selenium could be toxic. Thus, nutritionists suggest taking selenium […]

Herbs for Better Immune System

Herbs for Better Immune System The immune system is a complex body organization that requires various factors functioning well as building blocks. Its strength depends on our overall condition. We cannot exclude any aspects of our lifestyle, because the single cause that affects us shortly cannot diminish our immune response, in the long run. On the contrary, all little things that we are used to doing during the years can weaken the immune system. Many factors like sleeping habits, diet, […]

Overtraining Symptoms

Overtraining Symptoms While many people do not regularly train, or do not exercise at all, some who train too much can experience uncomfortable symptoms of overtraining. Overtraining happens when we continue exercising when our body has not recovered from the previous workout. It appears when workout lasts longer and more intensely than we are physically capable of, when training exceeds bodily current needs and go to extremes. However, if this goes unnoticed, overtraining can cause short and long-term health issues […]

Why Is Important to Manage Our Time Better?

Why Is Important to Manage Our Time Better? Whatever we want to achieve in our life, on professional, educational, personal, or relationship level, most of us have stuck with a lack of time. Very often, we can find ourselves thinking: “If I only had more time, I would…” Indeed, time is the most powerful resource that we have, but still very limited. We all have only 24 hours per day, seven days per week, four weeks per month and 12 […]

How to Prevent Stomach Flu

How to Prevent Stomach Flu In spite of its name, stomach flu is not actually a flu or influenza that appears seasonally. While seasonal flu is followed by exhaustion, muscle pain, and runny nose, stomach flu has nothing in common with the real flu. It is known as viral gastroenteritis, a type of gastroenteritis caused by viral infection. These viruses attack digestive tract and intestines, and bring a completely different set of symptoms, such as: stomach cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, and […]

How to Prevent Stress

How to Prevent Stress For many men, the workplace is the main source of stress. Usually, men tend to take too much responsibility and try to control things that could not be in their control. Sometimes, to work out this problem and prevent stress, we can make our priorities, find a more sensible approach, and gain better perspective on what things we can control, and what are out of our domain. In this way, we will have more energy to […]

How to Adjust Ourselves to the Natural Body Rhythm

How to Adjust Ourselves to the Natural Body Rhythm If we want a good health, to boost our productivity, and obtain enough energy in our private lives, then it is wise to adjust ourselves to our inner body rhythm. Our body rhythm is genetically conditioned and depends mostly on night and day cycles and seasonal changes. Our ancestors were much better accustomed on natural rhythms, as are the all plants and animals. However, our modern era with artificial lights, too […]

Why Is Skipping Meals Bad for Our Health?

Why Is Skipping Meals Bad for Our Health? Our body is a complex organism, functioning in accordance with its own inner clock. We do not have to give orders to digest food, breathe, or secrete hormones. Body’s inner clock works perfectly and our task is to adapt ourselves to its optimal functioning. Since our body has its own time optimal for consuming food, very often we disturb this natural rhythm by skipping meals for many reasons. All the reasons group […]

Prevention of the Restless Legs Syndrome

Prevention of the Restless Legs Syndrome The restless legs syndrome (RLS) has been recognized as a medical disorder in the 17 century and was described by Sir Thomas Willis, an English physician, for the first time. In 1945, this disorder has been explored and described in more detail by Swedish neurologist, Dr. Karl-Axel Ekborn. However, only in recent time, maybe because of our modern lifestyle and its by-product – stress, this syndrome gets more attention. The four traits are usually […]

Common Myths about Sugar

Common Myths about Sugar Sugar is a type of food necessary for our body and its optimal functioning. It provides us with energy and is especially important for our brain and nervous system. The problem with sugar is not in its regular usage, but our overly consumption of this type of food. And so nothing is more complicated than reducing sugar in our diet. The reason for this lies in the fact that there are plenty of processed products, which […]

How Can Positive Emotions Be Good for Your Heart?

How Can Positive Emotions Be Good for Your Heart? In our modern society, especially in North American and European countries, we are all accustomed to hiding and repressing emotions, because it has been considered that if we are not in control of our emotions, we can be perceived as weak. Naturally, with repressing emotions we lose our chance to feel them. Thus, we become more or less distant from our emotional nature, disabled not only to experience negative emotions, but […]

Top 10 Ideas for a Healthy Year

Top 10 Ideas for a Healthy Year New Year is usually a time when the most people want a fresh start. For many of us, New Year’s resolutions are a good way to make this urge for new beginning happen. However, these resolutions are rarely effective and bring a little or no result. According to psychologists, the reason for that is simple: we set up unrealistic and big goals in which we do not truly believe. It is very hard […]

High Cholesterol: Myths and Facts

High Cholesterol: Myths and Facts Most of us incline to believe that cholesterol is dangerous. When thinking about heart disease, the first risk factor that comes to our mind is the high level of cholesterol. However, there is no medical evidence till today that proves the link between total cholesterol levels and cardiovascular diseases. Furthermore, the whole idea of lowering cholesterol does not prove itself as beneficial for our health. On the contrary, conventional medicine encourages us to lower our […]

Men and Competitiveness: How to Be Competitive in a Healthy Way?

Men and Competitiveness: How to Be Competitive in a Healthy Way? In our modern world, especially in the last few years when we are all experiencing the great turbulences in global economy, the pressure on our working places becomes huge as well as the struggle to maintain our existence on certain levels. In these times of tremendous fluctuations, the sense of insecurity becomes number one motivational factor that can lead to unhealthy competition and bad relationships, not only with our […]

Men and Belly Fat

Men and Belly Fat Our modern lifestyle focused on comfort, leaves us with very little spare time that most of us spend watching too much television, eating too much, using excessively technical gadgets, and finding no time for exercising. All of these lead very often to obesity and weak overall condition. We have struggled out of proportion to fulfill the expectations from our family, relatives, coworkers, bosses, etc and live up by their standards. The list is pretty long. In […]

What Type of Watch to Wear?

What Type of Watch to Wear? Since the beginning of time, humans were amazed and intrigued by the concept of time. Time has been always considered as a category that is not under the human’s domain. We have no control of it. It might be that wearing a watch in our contemporary time, especially a nice one, gives us some impression of mastering the time. And if we are successful in managing the time, we surely have control of our […]

How Does Our Relationship with Mother Affect Our Romantic Relationships?

How Does Our Relationship with Mother Affect Our Romantic Relationships? The first and most important relationships in our life have been created during the early childhood, in our family. By watching our parents, we learn how to bond with others, how to express our needs and how to love and accept ourselves and others. The both parents are necessary for a healthy development of our relationships. However, very often our relation with the parent of the opposite sex greatly affects […]

How to Restore Self-Confidence

How to Restore Self-Confidence Since prehistoric times, when men were supposed to be hunters, our society still imposed certain expectations that men have to fulfill. It has still been expected that men have to be achievers and providers for their families that cause great difficulties in men in the current time of financial crises. These difficulties are especially hard if a man finds himself identifying too much with the role of achiever and provider, while at the same time facing […]

Snoring in Men

Snoring in Men Snoring happens occasionally for many of us, but for some people snoring happens regularly, especially in men. According to statistics, 45% of men and 30% of women regularly snore. Regardless of its frequency, if occurs on a regular basis, snoring is a problem that has to be addressed. With 6% of people, snoring is followed by pauses in breathing which is recognized as sleep apnea, a condition that increases the risk of heart attack, diabetes and stroke. […]

How to Motivate Ourselves for Running

How to Motivate Ourselves for Running Running is a healthy activity that has a huge benefit on our cardiovascular system, on our bones, muscular strength, joints flexibility and our body shape. Even though we are all aware of benefits that running has on our overall condition, we can still struggle to find motivation and do it on a regular basis. For some people, running is a boring activity, for some others, predominant individual activity, and for the majority it seems […]

Which 7 Types of Men, Women like and Why

Which 7 Types of Men, Women like and Why For many men, women’s behavior has been perceived as strange and irrational, from time to time. Generally speaking, women’s and men’s mindsets work completely differently and these differences cause many difficulties in relationships. From the other hand, these very differences make relationship exciting and intriguing. While every man has his own misconceptions about women’s needs, of which the most common are offering fake compliments, behaving too accommodating, grooming excessively, boasting about […]

How to Cope with Baldness

How to Cope with Baldness According to statistics, men baldness hits sooner or later, nearly 70% of men. Although, for some men baldness is not an issue, for younger men or the men who build their self-esteem on their good-looks, it can become a huge problem. Although, many men are not prone to discuss their emotions about the process of balding, emotional changes are present in most cases. A whole range of negative emotions can appear, such as shame and […]

Men and Sleep Deprivation

Men and Sleep Deprivation When it comes to sleeping and sleep deprivation, the first question we may ask is ‘How many hours of sleep are enough’? In order to give correct answer to this question, we have to consider our age, our lifestyle, work schedule and stress level. Researchers suggest that there is not some magical number of sleeping hours. We are all different individuals and our needs vary, depending on different factors. Not only that our sleeping needs are […]

Are Men in Glasses Sexy?

Are Men in Glasses Sexy? Glasses, that were associated with the nerds once, become the great fashion accessory today. In our modern society, they represent more than a way for improving the eyesight. As in a way of clothing, the frame of glasses can say a lot about a man’s character and can be an important detail that will complete the man’s outfit. If choosed carefully, they can add to the man’s personality attractiveness, intelligence, reliability and sex appeal. They […]

How to Detoxify Organism without a Diet

How to Detoxify Organism without a Diet The most of us live in the environment full of toxins and pollutants that are everywhere – in the soil, air and water. In the era of general pollution, it is always a good idea to reconsider our diet from time to time and make some steps toward detoxification through healthy food choices. Till today, there is no medical evidence that detox diets really work. On the contrary, detox diets can be very […]

Everyday Showering Is Not as Good as We Think

Everyday Showering Is Not as Good as We Think We live in a society overwhelmed with commercials that sent many messages on the importance of body hygiene, causing a lot of stress around natural body odor. While maintaining regular hygiene is important for overall health, putting too much effort on it can do the opposite. But, how can we know how much is too much? And what is normal, when it comes to showering? Dermatologists say that there is no […]

Conjunctivitis in Men

Conjunctivitis in Men Conjunctivitis or ‘pink eye’ is a common issue of the eyes, especially in the periods when viruses and bacteria have been spread around. It occurs very often as the side effect of some kind of infection or flu. Medicine identifies four types of conjunctivitis: allergic, bacterial, viral and chemical. It is not a serious health risk in the most cases, but if lasts more than 3-4 days it requires medical treatment. Conjunctivitis is an inflammation that irritates […]

Bad Habits That Can Ruin Your Relationship

Bad Habits That Can Ruin Your Relationship Every relationship has its own challenges, but sometimes the bad habits can completely spoil the future of relations between the two of you. It is not easy to break the bad habits, because you have been accustomed to some behavioral pattern long ago, and its repetition during the years becomes the part of your personality. This habitual behavior you mostly express automatically, without really stop and think about it. If you look closer, […]

Men and Spirituality

Men and Spirituality Spirituality itself has little to do with gender. Nevertheless, women are more interested in spiritual matters than men, and we can only speculate about those reasons. Our modern times are not easy for any gender, and today’s modern man finds out that the only rational way of thinking cannot provide the answers to many essential questions, he might has. Especially, when it comes to his lifestyle, when he has to work from 9 to 5 (and more), […]

Food That Increases Energy Levels

Food That Increases Energy Levels A fast, multitasking lifestyle brings men in a continuous state of pressure. Responsibilities of workplace, requests from family and society, put the men in a constant activity mode that can be exhausting in a long run. In that continuum of tasks, the first thing which can be easily overlooked is the good, healthy breakfast or, in the most cases, any breakfast. This forgotten meal is the one of the main causes for men’s tiredness during […]

High Blood Pressure in Men

High Blood Pressure in Men Hypertension is the biggest risk factor for cardiovascular disease for the both genders. Furthermore, men in general are prone to develop the higher blood pressure more than women, especially with ageing. Current evidence points out that the estrogen is the key factor in lower blood pressure in women. According to the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination survey (NHANES III), not only that men are less aware and are less treated than women when it […]

Men and Dental Health

Men and Dental Health Although many men (and women, also) consider taking care about dental hygiene is only important if you want to have a beautiful smile or fresh breath, the truth is good oral health can reduce the risk of pneumonia, heart disease, stroke, ulcers and diabetes. However, the recent studies conducted by the Academy of General Dentistry and American Dental Association, has shown that good habits in brushing teeth are not at a high level neither in women, […]

Is Wine Really That Good for Your Health?

Is Wine Really That Good for Your Health? We all know that the wine has beneficial effects on our health, when it is consumed moderately. For men, moderately means one or two 4-ounce glasses of wine per day. The one study, conducted on a group of men with a high cardiovascular risk, at the University of Barcelona in Spain, showed that the red wine has very positive effects on men’s health. However, the effects of the two groups of men […]

Eating Habits after 40s

Eating Habits after 40s If you are a man in your 40s, and going through the middle age crise or you have just left it behind, it is a good time to redefine your values, find your new perspective in life and find more satisfaction in your everyday life. Despite the increased requests you can experience from the family, career, society or yourself, you can use this transition period for your own benefit and find more joy if you accept […]

Male Eating Disorders

Male Eating Disorders Exposed to a modern day society’s ideal standard of young, fit and perfect body, many young women has developed eating disorders. However, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics men are not far behind them. They can also suffer from bulimia, anorexia and binge-eating disorders. The overall preoccupation with the ideal of their self-image, many boys and young men in the race for this unobtainable perfection have suffered from the eating disorders similar to those in […]

How Does Magnesium Influence Our Health

How Does Magnesium Influence Our Health Magnesium is one of the essential minerals in our body. It provides more than 300 biochemical reactions in our organism to work well, thus supporting our muscles, nerves, immune systems, heart and bones to perform optimally their daily activities. Furthermore, hundreds of studies prove that magnesium can prevent many diseases and ill bodily functions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, osteoporosis, diabetes etc. Magnesium is, also, responsible for proper consumption of other […]

Why Do Men Faster Lose the Weight than Women

Why Do Men Faster Lose the Weight than Women When it comes to losing the weight, there is no shortcuts. The whole process is never easy, it usually requests devotion and decisiveness. If we lack persistence and motivation, or ability to self-restrain, we can hardly expect any results. However, there is a one thing, that can facilitate this tedious process, at least for men. Due to biological and physical differences between men and women, it has been proved that men […]

Alpha Vs Beta Male – Basic Characteristics

Alpha Vs Beta Male – Basic Characteristics It is hard to divide all the men into two basic categories: alpha and beta, because we all are unique. However, when we think about these two basic categories, alpha and beta, we can easily recognize the more or less masculine men in our working team, sports events and society in general. How do we know this? And how do we perceive them? When it comes to alpha men, do we consider the […]

What are the Causes and Symptoms of Andropause

What are the Causes and Symptoms of Andropause? As a part of natural process of aging, our hormone levels decrease. For women, this process is very fast and lasts 5-10 years. This is what we have known as menopause. The similar process happens to men, but not on a such abrupt and disturbing way. Male in general, go through the period of hormonal changes gradually and that is why the men often fail to recognize this shift. In men, this […]

Screening Tests for Men Given by Age

Many advancements in medical sciences in our last century are constantly progressing, opening up many possibilities for long and healthy life. Modern medicine offers numerous screening tests for men in every age and enables us to prevent many of potential illnesses and diseases. However, the vast majority of the men’s population does not use medical advances for their own good. Prevention is very important if we want to lead a healthy life, especially if we have some genetic issues. Regular […]

Seven Very Effective Exercises

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Seven Very Effective Exercises Here it is! The miracle cure we’ve all been searching for. This miracle cure and preventative can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer by up to 50% and furthermore it can lower your risk of premature death by up to 30%.  In addition it’s free, easy to take, has an immediate effect and you don’t need a Doctor to give you a prescription. What is it?? Exercise! Here are seven exercises that […]

A quick guide to preventing your penis from smelling

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We know this one’s a tricky subject, but we’ve still decided to write about it, because we know for sure that there are many men out there that struggle with penis odor. If you’re among the unlucky ones who have encountered it before and if your lady has suggested you wash your groin area before engaging in intercourse, we’re sorry, but this post is for you. So what could be the causes to your penis smelling? It is really not […]

How To Prevent Back Pain At Work

How to prevent back pain at work Many people nowadays experience back problems, particularly the ones who work in front of the computer from 9 to 6. Most of our acquaintances have back pains, either because of erratic body positions, or because of genetic or medical causes. Image source: Flickr cc The most common area where the first symptoms appear is the cervical region. This can also occur because of calcium and vitamin D3. As the majority of people know, […]

Why it is so important you get enough sleep

Sleep deprivation is a great problem of our days. Most people work unbelievable shifts, and even those who have a regular schedule of working from 9 to 6 end up being sleep deprived because they have to commute for a couple of hours every day. When you get home after a busy, long day at work, you are not in the mood of doing anything. But then, you turn on the TV set or the computer, and your sleep mood […]

9 surprising things about semen

I  personally did not know a lot of the things about semen from the following list. Check it out, to learn really interesting information on it. 1. Eating something different or with a strong aroma can affect the taste of your semen. 2. The average quantity that a man ejaculates is around a table spoon of semen. Image source: Flickr cc 3. In a ml of sperm, there are somewhere between 20 and 100 million sperm cells. Which basically means […]

Testosterone therapy may affect your heart

Testosterone therapy may affect your heart Testosterone drugs are used in order to increase the hormone’s level in the organism of those that don’t have enough of it in their bloodstream. Testosterone is the hormone that intervenes in muscle mass, body fat, voice thickening and even some characteristics of the bone system. Obesity, diabetes and hypertension can all be results of insufficient testosterone. Normally, testosterone levels increase around the age of puberty and it decreases after the age of 50. […]

1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s can be prevented

1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s can be prevented Recent statistics show that, by 2050, there will be more than 100 million people living worldwide who will have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Comparing this number with the current situation, it may seem like an alarm signal (there currently exist more than 30 million people affected by the issue), but we have to consider some factors, out of which natality is the first one that comes to mind. Image credit: […]

7 Tips To Help You Quit Smoking

7 Tips to help you quit smoking 1. Ask yourself this question: Why do you want to quit? OK, so this is one of those rather silly questions. You may have heard that smoking is bad for you and it sure is, but you are not exactly convinced that it can actually affect you, of all people. Statistics are available all around the internet so, with a simple Google search, you’ll find that smoking may indeed cause cancer and heart […]

How to avoid getting a cold

How to avoid getting a cold It’s not about treating a cold, it’s almost always about preventing it. And a cold can be prevented. If you get enough sleep and try to avoid stress, be it work related or not. People who are sleep deprived risk getting sick way more often than people who sleep a regular 7 to 8 hours per night. The same goes for individuals who are undergoing stressful situations. When autumn’s here, you have to try […]

7 tips to lose weight

Tips to make you lose weight

7 tips to lose weight 1. Start by setting your ideal weight. Think about it every day of your regime and imagine yourself reaching that point. Wouldn’t it make you feel victorious? Don’t think of every day of your diet as another burden. Be optimistic. 2. Have patience. You know as well as anyone results do not come easy. You’ll have to wait; and, after all the sweat and sufferance, you will reach your goal. For some of you, it […]

Natural remedies for solving magnesium deficiencies

Natural remedies for solving magnesium deficiencies Image credit: Flickr cc Magnesium is an important mineral substance. Unfortunately, it is not as hyped as calcium, potassium or sodium, so most people do not even know they are suffering from magnesium deficiencies. More than 300 reactions inside the human body are powered by magnesium. Ironically, the mineral is mostly found in vegetables in general and leafy greens in particular, which basically means that most Americans cannot benefit from assimilating them from natural […]

Working in Front of The Computer Could Damage Eyesight

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Working in front of the computer could damage eyesight Image credit: Flickr cc A recent Japanese study found that people that stare at a computer screen all day long are more predisposed of making conjunctivitis and other inflammatory conditions, compared to people that are not exposed to screen radiations. The study focused on revealing the degree of dryness in people’s eyes. According to the results, people who work in front of computers for more than 7 hours per day have […]

6 tips for keeping your eyesight in good health

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Can eyesight conditions be prevented? 1. If you believe you’re interested in preserving the health of your vision, one of the first things you should do is consult your family history, to see if eye issues were present in past generations. Diabetes is a pathological issue that also affects eyesight, so make sure to check on every possible hint in your genealogy. 2. You should go to regular physical exams. It’s not only about checking your eyes, it’s about the […]

How To Deal With Male Breast Cancer

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How To Deal With Male Breast Cancer It can be quite devastating to have a man be given the news of breast cancer but there are ways to deal with male breast cancer today. The advanced technologies of this era bring on amazing effective means against male breast cancer besides the increasing amount of information concerning this health condition.   Breast cancer is not a woman’s disease alone with confirmed research and studies revealing its ugly truth; men can get […]

Stress in Men

Stress in Men: Taking another look at some coping mechanisms There is no debate about whether men versus women deal with their stress in different ways.  Each gender has some peculiar ways of coping although it cannot be altogether be discredited that many coping mechanisms are shared by both sexes. To illustrate “peculiar ways”, take this BBC news report stating that stressed men prefer heavier women: “When placed under stressful situations, men rate larger women as more attractive, new research […]

Harmful Ingredients In Your Shaving Cream

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Did you ever take a look at what ingredients are included in your shaving cream? We are sure you did not. Even if you did, there is a pretty good possibility that you do not actually know much about what is written there. A shaving cream is one of those products that all men use and that nobody really knows much about. You should so easily learn all that you can about them as your skin can be negatively affected […]

What Are The Common Infertility Causes For Men?

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Statistics show us that around 10% of all US couples have problems getting pregnant. In 30% of cases it is the man that has a fertility problem. 30% of cases show women fertility problems and the rest are made out of multiple factors or unexplained causes. In the event you’ve been having unprotected sex for over one year and you cannot conceive, it is a really good idea to go to fertility doctor. That is because there is a pretty […]

Healing Bipolar Disorder

Healing Bipolar Disorder

Healing Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder or manic depression is a disorder that is generally very difficult to cure and most conventional therapies involve medication. This person believes that healing bipolar disorder is possible but you need to have a deeper understanding of the causes and the reasons why it exists. Over the coming weeks we will be adding other videos on the subject of healing bipolar disorder as we believe it is an ‘illness’ that can be cured provided the […]

Exercises for Premature Ejaculation

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Exercises for Premature Ejaculation A lot of men may experience premature ejaculation in their sex life but may be too embarrassed to talk about it; much less seek advice to correct the condition. However, a simple solution can be easily found in the market today without embarrassing this group. Simple pelvic exercises can be done by men to rectify premature ejaculation to enjoy a more satisfying sexual life with their partner. There are no side effects with this option; neither […]

The Truth About Depression

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The Truth About Depression One in four people will suffer from depression. But what is depression and what causes it? The  treatments are improving each year and it is not a condition that is ignored. People can feel a number of different signs and symptoms and this can make the diagnosis very difficult. The extent to how a person is feeling is often hidden from those that surround them, they can have feelings of worthlessness and this can manifest deep […]

The Right Hair Care Tips for Men

The Right Hair Care Tips for Men hair care tips If you are looking for hair care tips, these might make your hair feel and look better than you could ever imagine. Some of the most important areas of hair care are reflected in how you look after your hair every day and not what you need to do once in a while. The most important care that you need to consider is the person that you allow to cut […]

Is there a natural cure for diverticulitis?

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Is there a natural cure for diverticulitis?     Currently very little is known about the use of a natural cure for diverticulitis, though this article explores current thinking about the most promising alternative natural methods which may help ease the condition. Diverticulitis is a digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall. Diverticulitis occurs when one of these pouches becomes inflamed. The cause of diverticulitis is unknown. A high-fibre diet and increased frequency of […]

Elementary but Effective Ways of Caring for Your Liver

Elementary but Effective Ways of Caring for Your Liver At the death bed of my uncle, I heard him say: “I should have listened to you” (addressing his wife).  His wife had been very opposed to his too much drinking of hard liquor.  He died of liver cirrhosis.  This is not an isolated case.  A lot of people die each day because of liver failure.  The thing is, liver cirrhosis may not manifest alarming symptoms until the patient has liver […]

Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Erectile Dysfunction

Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Erectile Dysfunction A new report suggests that men with erectile dysfunction issues can make a significant improvements by simply making lifestyle changes such as reducing weight, increasing quality of nutrition, sleeping better, destressing etc.  http://health.india.com/news/revealed-lifestyle-changes-can-reverse-erectile-dysfunction/ “From a clinical point of view, the inability of some men to perform sexually can also be linked to a range of other health problems many of which can be debilitating or potentially fatal,’ explained professor Gary Wittert from University of […]

Cancer Link To Allergies

Researchers have discovered a potential cancer link to allergies, that could lead to therapies based around antihistamines. Its been discovered that histamine may protect tumours from the immune system.  By blocking the production of histamine in animal models, the researchers were able to interrupt a process that promotes skin cancer growth. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/274310.php “This research is very exciting as it draws a connection between two diseases that aren’t commonly linked: allergy and cancer,” says Conrad. “However, it’s important to realize that this […]

Natural Home Remedies for Asthma

Natural Home Remedies for Asthma Asthma is an illness that is characterised by breathlessness, coughing and wheezing.  How severe the symptoms are can very enormously. Conventional medicine has drugs that can be used to control asthma but not cure it. The severity of the symptoms varies from person to person and for some people it can be quite debilitating. Here are a series of videos on asthma and how to cure it. The first video explains how we breathe and […]

Treatment of Depression

Treatment of Depression The treatment of depression is improving each year and it is not a condition that is ignored. People can feel a number of different signs and symptoms and this can make the diagnosis very difficult. The extent to how a person is feeling is often hidden from those that surround them, they can have feelings of worthlessness and this can manifest deep into their thoughts and feelings. Being able to do the things that you have previously […]

Things That Can Lead To Erectile Dysfunction

Things That Can Lead To Erectile Dysfunction Some things that can lead to erectile dysfunction are well known. Things such as high blood pressure, diabetes or prostate issues have a lot of research behind them which is well documented. However there are certain other lifestyle issues that can also lead to erectile dysfunction issues that affect many millions of Americans and men world wide. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/02/26/erectile-dysfunction_n_4860928.html “A Pantry Packed With Canned Foods Many of the cans holding your tomatoes and beans […]

New Diabetes Type 2 Pill Launched

New Diabetes Type 2 Pill Launched A new diabetes type 2 pill launched today to help control blood sugar levels. In type 2 diabetes the body does not produce enough insulin for the body to function properly and approximately ninety percent of all cases of diabetes in the world are of type 2. Using conventional methods some people may be able to control their type 2 diabetes symptoms by losing weight, following a healthy diet, doing plenty of exercise, and […]

Could My Medications Cause Erectile Dysfunction As A Side Effect?

Could My Medications Cause Erectile Dysfunction As A Side Effect? Could My Medications Cause Erectile Dysfunction As A Side Effect? Well the short answer is absolutely yes. A very common side effect of many manufactured drugs and medications are sexual problems. And research shows that the more drugs you take the more chances of erectile dysfunction and erection problems. http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2014/02/could-my-medications-cause-erectile-dysfunction-as-a-side-effect/index.htm “Common culprits are high blood pressure drugs such as beta blockers, including atenolol (Tenormin), clonidine (Catapres), metoprolol (Lopressor), and methyldopa […]

Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Omega 3 Fatty Acids The benefits of omega 3 fatty acids has been much publicised and recent research into the effect of omega 3 on monkey brains has shown that monkeys with a diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids had brains with highly connected and well organised neural networks. Whereas  those monkeys who ate a diet deficient in omega 3 fatty acids had much more limited brain working. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/272294.php “The study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, provides further evidence […]

Stem Cells Breakthrough

Stem Cells Breakthrough Stem cells have already been used to treat many conditions. However Stem cell research has raised ethical concerns as stem cells are extracted from 4 or 5 day old embryos which can lead to their destruction. A few years ago techniques were developed to change an adult stem cell back to a usable state by genetically modifying with DNA. But adult stem cells using this method can only be used in certain situations and their use is limited. […]

What Causes Acne And How To Cure It

What Causes Acne And How To Cure It Spiritualist Teal explains what causes acne and how to cure it. On the physical level, acne is caused by two things: the first being a hormonal imbalance. Too much androgen causes your glands in your skin to produce too much sebum. But if oily skin was the cause of acne, everyone with oily skin would have acne, and they do not. But there are also emotional causes of acne which are generally overlooked […]

The Important Foods for Diabetes

The Important Foods for Diabetes There are some foods that can help the health of your body and if you are looking for foods for diabetes then you want ones that will not increase your blood sugar. It is important that you consider the food that you are consuming and if it is a high glycemic number, above 15, then it will be having an effect on your blood sugar. It is important for diabetics to control the sugar in […]

Dysfunctional Gallbladder Symptoms: Know the Signs

Dysfunctional Gallbladder Symptoms: Know the Signs There is a whole trove of information out there about gallbladder symptoms. Ever wonder why? Well, despite it being such a small organ, it plays a vital role in the digestive systems with its production of bile. A dysfunctional gallbladder can have a number of negative consequences on the rest of your body as well. There can be various indications of gallbladder issues- vague symptoms that can point to deeper issues within. Even small […]

Coconut Oil And Alzheimer’s

Coconut Oil And Alzheimer’s coconut oil and alzheimer’s Four doctors discuss coconut oil and Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Anderson advocates coconut oil for his nursing home’s Alzheimer’s & dementia diet. He explains three main benefits. The first is that Coconut oil is rich in MCTs, which provide ketones as brain backup fuel. This can help offset the lack of energy from glucose that is common to a brain with dementia. Next coconut oil offers a low-carb solution to insulin resistance from diabetes. And […]

Cholesterol Link To Alzheimer’s

Cholesterol Link To Alzheimer’s Latest research shows that there is a cholesterol link to Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease affects almost 500,000 people in the UK and is the most common cause of dementia. The latest research shows that good and bad cholesterol not only affect the heart but brain as well. Interestingly in 2010, researchers in Austria found that a chronic high cholesterol diet in rats causes brain damage similar to that of Alzheimer’s disease. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/270710.php “Our study shows that both higher levels of […]

What Is BPA

What Is BPA What is BPA? BPA stands for bisphenol a, a chemical found in everyday items that acts like an artificial estrogen and can throw your hormones off balance. Recent research is now showing that the side effects of this chemical can be especially damaging for men. BPA has been linked to several physical and mental issues including breast cancer, prostate cancer, obesity, type 2 diabetes, kidney damage, heart damage and behavioral problems. However, more recently a link has […]

Apple Cider Vinegar For Acid Reflux

Apple Cider Vinegar For Acid Reflux Did you know that your acid reflux may be due to too little acid as opposed to too much acid in the stomach? That means that all the antacids you are taking may give some short term relief but in the long term may be detrimental to your health. Many people have managed to completely cure their GERDS (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and have come off their medications within days of starting an apple cider […]

Diet—An Important Tool in Treating Cystic Fibrosis!

Diet—An Important Tool in Treating Cystic Fibrosis! To be healthy active adults we need to have a healthy diet. If you are sick or have a serious disease a healthy diet is even more important. Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, limiting your fat and sugar intake and reducing the salt from your diet will make anyone healthier, especially those who have cystic fibrosis. Diet—An Important Tool in Treating Cystic Fibrosis!   There are some foods a cystic fibrosis […]

Self-Care for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Self-Care for Cystic Fibrosis Patients If you have a child diagnosed with cystic fibrosis one of the most important steps you can take is to learn all you can about the disease. The good news is with the Internet you are able to find multiple sites to give you the information you need. You can track recent developments in treating the disease and be instantly notified of any breaking news. Educate yourself about nutrition, medication, treatment and how to recognize […]

What Is The Best Way To Quit Smoking

What Is The Best Way To Quit Smoking Sometimes, people’s success stories may not be enough to make one assume that everything will work out fine in his or her end. Take for example the stories behind people who have unsuccessfully stopped from smoking. What Is The Best Way To Quit Smoking As the saying goes, people have different personalities thus leading to different needs and opinions. A single and generic method may work for the other but not with you. Quitting smoking […]

HIV Information

Aids: The Latest News AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. It is a disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Most people who are infected with HIV eventually develop AIDS. There may be a small percentage of people with HIV who will never develop AIDS. When people develop AIDS, their immune systems are slowly destroyed. People with AIDS get diseases called opportunistic diseases or infections. The weakened immune system no longer can provide protection for these diseases. HIV Information […]

Improving Eyesight – The Art Of Palming

Improving Eyesight – The Art Of Palming There are various steps and procedures one can take to help improve eyesight. Poor eyesight is condition caused by our own bad habits of ignoring the needs of our eyes. The eyes are a delicate, important organ in the body and they need just as much care as the other organs. Improving Eyesight – The Art Of Palming   Palming is a way to help the eyes relax, naturally. Eyes are in constant […]

Exploring Diverticulitis

Exploring Diverticulitis Many, many individuals have pouches in their colon wall called diverticula. When you have diverticula you have the condition known as diverticulosis. It is common to have diverticulosis because 10% of all Americans over the age of 40 have them. The condition becomes more common the older individuals become. Exploring Diverticulitis   When these pockets become lodged with feces or food and the presence of these particles inflame the diverticula, infection can set in. The infected diverticula are […]

Introduction – Weight Problems

Obesity  An obese person is regarded as someone who is around 20% above their ideal weight or someone whose fat weight in the body is more than 30% of their total weight. Introduction – Weight Problems Simply put if you consume more calories than you burn or use up, you will gain weight. People’s metabolisms are different, which means that different people will burn calories at different rates. That is why you get slim people who can eat a horrendous […]

Foods for a vegan to watch out for

Foods for a vegan to watch out for Being a vegan can be very difficult. There are so many different types of food that are available for sale today that contain animal products that you may not know about. In this article, we’ll help to make things a little clearer for you in terms of which foods to avoid due to the presence of animal-based ingredients. This way, it’ll be easier to ensure that you are following a strict vegan […]

Reflexology and Multiple Sclerosis

Reflexology and Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis is a progressive, degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, including the brain, the optic nerve, and the spinal cord.  It affects people mainly over the age of 30 and appears to affect more women than men.  Over 400,000 people in the United States have been diagnosed with MS.  The underlying cause of MS is not known, however stress and malnutrition often precede the onset of the disease.  Another theory, one that I tend […]

Me, Myself and I: A Quit Smoking Guide

Me, Myself and I: A Quit Smoking Guide They say that cigarettes are tobacco rolled in paper with a fire on one end and a fool on the other. The popular joke could really be considered half true. As studies on smoking have repeatedly suggested, smoking can really kill. This means that lighting that oh-so-tempting stick is like slowly putting out the fire of your life. Me, Myself and I: A Quit Smoking Guide Although there are a lot of resources and products […]

The Causes and Risk Factors For Diverticulitis

The Causes and Risk Factors For Diverticulitis The diverticula develop when weak places in the colon give in under pressure from within the colon. This causes marble-sized pouches to form and protrude through the colon wall. If you happen to live in the western parts of the world diverticula are more commonly found in the sigmoid and descending colon, which are the lower portions of the large intestine, just above where your rectum is located. In the Asian regions, pouches […]

Understanding low metabolism caused by hypothyroidism

Understanding low metabolism caused by hypothyroidism An individual’s bodily performances are highly affected by the phase of his or her metabolism. Relatively unnoticeable for some people, metabolism plays a major role in the strength and endurance of the body. It is for this reason that patients with hypothyroidism easily notice the difference they encounter with their bodies. What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is a kind of disease that occurs in the thyroid gland. This butterfly-shaped gland is found in the neck area or just […]

Introduction – Antioxidants

FREE RADICALS Free radicals tend to impair the proper functioning of the immune system, which leads to infections and a hoard of degenerative diseases including heart disease and cancer. Even though free radicals tend to exist for a very short period of time in Microseconds, even in this short period of time they can do their damage. Introduction – Antioxidants     Due to biochemical processes occurring in the body, it is normal for free radicals to be present in […]

Screening Tests for Prostate

Screening Tests for Prostate Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death in men after lung cancer, and the most common cancer in men. Fortunately, since most prostate cancer is slow growing, only 30 percent of men diagnosed with prostate cancer will die from it. So far, research has not confirmed that early detection of prostate cancer leads to treatment that will prolong life. Testing is needed to screen for prostate cancer to improve treatment. Screening Tests for Prostate […]

How to Prevent Nail Fungi

How to Prevent Nail Fungi The most basic way to protect yourself against nail fungi infection is to be mindful of your hygiene. This includes making sure your hands and feet are thoroughly washed and soaped before going to bed. Other helpful hygiene practices include:   Trim your nails regularly. Make sure your nails are cut short, and avoid getting them moist. As much as possible, do not apply nail polish or any other artificial substances on your nails. Check the socks you’re wearing. Which […]

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Detoxification

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Detoxification Strictly speaking, a toxin is a poisonous substance produced by living cells or organisms. But among the substances known to cause cancer there are a number of poisons made by humans or released into the environment by human activity, and these are commonly included in discussions of detoxification treatments for cancer. Our bodies are designed to assimilate inputs from many sources. The sun on our skin, cigarette smoke left in an auto or a meeting […]

ANTIOXIDANTS

ANTIOXIDANTS Antioxidants (free radical scavengers) have a strong tendency to neutralize free radicals by binding to their free electrons. Therefore, ample supplementation of a diet with antioxidants especially in western civilization and more especially in that portion of our culture that survives daily on a poor diet, which is loaded with free radical producing substances, is extremely important. Unfortunately, those individuals are the very individuals who need a substantial intake of antioxidants the most. And it is these same individuals […]

Where Do Your Turn To When You Need Help To Quit Smoking

Where Do Your Turn To When You Need Help To Quit Smoking A lot of people have done it and a lot of them have tried to do it—this may be the perfect statement to describe the process of quitting smoking. Although some say that quitting smoking is only a matter of will power and dedication, there may still be a lot of factors involved in the failure to keep away from the habit. Where Do Your Turn To When You Need Help […]

Tips for Boosting Your Reflexology Business

Tips for Boosting Your Reflexology Business The following are some simple tips that can boost your level of professionalism and productivity. Make sure you set up your business how you want it to run and stick with it.  If a client comes in late and you go ahead and adjust your schedule and allow him the full session, he will have no reason to get there on time in the future.  In the beginning, when you are building your business […]

What You Need To Know About Croton Oil and Prostate Cancer

What You Need To Know About Croton Oil and Prostate Cancer Piscataway, New Jersey - Researchers at the Rutgers University found out that 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA) inhibits the growth of new prostate cancer cells. This compound is an active ingredient found in the oil of croton plant which is commonly grown in Southeast Asia. What You Need To Know About Croton Oil and Prostate Cancer   The Research Study Dr. Allan Conney, Ph. D, one of the study’s researchers and authors, said […]

Drug Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Drug Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Patients Most patients with cystic fibrosis will be placed on a regular regiment of drug treatment. The gene that is known as CFTR alters the function of the protein that scatters the salt and water through the body. In normal people, this mucus is think and watery and lines the passageways and lines most major organs. This altered gene causes the mucus to turn thick, heavy, and sticky. This causes it to lodge in the […]

Screening Patients for Cystic Fibrosis

Screening Patients for Cystic Fibrosis Previously, potential parents were tested for the cystic fibrosis gene only if they were considered especially at risk for passing on the disease. Doctors are now routinely ordering the test for partners wanting to have their first child or add to their family. Screening Patients for Cystic Fibrosis     The test can be performed after the time of conception to see if your baby is at risk for cystic fibrosis. This disease cannot be […]

How to Get Full on a Vegetarian Diet

How to Get Full on a Vegetarian Diet Are you always hungry? Maybe you are maintaining your weight, but are hungry all day long. Maybe you are continually feeling the need to eat and yet you are gaining weight. This can happen on a vegetarian diet. If you are a vegetarian and always hungry, you probably need to evaluate your meal plans. A well balanced, nutritious diet should leave you with a healthy weight and a satisfied stomach. If your […]

Reflexology Whats it all about Anyway?

Reflexology Whats it all about Anyway? Reflexology is when nerves are stimulated on three different body parts: the feet, hands and sometimes the ears. The stimulation is done by applying pressure and by massage. The purpose is to cause any blocked energy to release from the body. It is a practice that is natural and promotes self-healing within the body. Those who practice reflexology believe that we have areas of the foot and hands that correspond to other areas of […]

Reasons why some people choose reflexology

Reasons why some people choose reflexology When it comes to receiving medical treatment, more and more people are turning away from western medicine in order to reap benefits from alternative forms of therapy. Reflexology is one of these alternative types of treatment, and in this article, we’ll attempt to give you a better understanding of why individuals may choose to visit a reflexologist. Reasons why some people choose reflexology The American Medical Association has stated that a full eighty five […]

How to Determine the Best Solution against Nail Fungi

How to Determine the Best Solution against Nail Fungi Fungi have hindered humans since time immemorial. There have been many attempts at eradicating fungal infection. Topical creams, surgery, alternative medicine, and strongly medicated drugs have sought to provide the fastest, most effective solution to fungal infection. Because of this wide array of options, most people have resorted to buying every cure they can get their hands on. How to Determine the Best Solution against Nail Fungi Some people have been able to cure nail fungi […]

Improving Eyesight -Diet and Vision

Improving Eyesight -Diet and Vision Did you know that eating a better is not only good for your health but can help improve vision too? Well, it does. A healthy diet and exercise is good for your health which in turn will keep your eyes working properly. Improving Eyesight -Diet and Vision   A healthy diet includes plenty of fruits and vegetables, proteins, and dairy products. For proteins try to add more fish into your diet, it has the essential […]

Getting To Know The Condition Known as Diverticulitis

Getting To Know The Condition Known as Diverticulitis Small, bulging pouches (diverticula) inside of the digestive tract is a common occurrence for those who are 40 or older. The condition of having these diverticula’s is called: diverticulosis. When a diverticula becomes inflamed or infection sets in, then the condition changes and is now called: diverticulitis. You can have diverticula forming anywhere in your digestive tract including the esophagus, stomach, small or large intestine. Most often the diverticula’s form in the […]

Connecting hypothyroidism and weight gain

Connecting hypothyroidism and weight gain While there are a lot of ailments associated with erratic lowering down of weight, there are also those that contribute to weight gain. One of them is hypothyroidism. Although not induced by dieting regimens, hypothyroidism can greatly affect a person’s bar in the scale meter. Looking into hypothyroidism Characterized as a dysfunction of the thyroid gland, hypothyroidism is mainly involved in affecting the body’s natural metabolism. The thyroid gland is an endocrinal, butterfly-shaped organ found in the neck. For men, […]

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Electrotherapy

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Electrotherapy It is known that enzymes control cell activity. The most important enzyme for making DNA, and so for the growth of any cell, is ribonucleotide reductase, which building blocks of DNA. This enzyme is heavily involved in the growth of cancerous cells, so a lot of research has gone into creating drugs to use in chemotherapy to target just this one enzyme. So far there has not been much success. Alternative Cancer Therapies – Electrotherapy […]

Your Guide to available Natural Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatments

Your Guide to available Natural Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatments Having irregular bowel movements is really a cause for concern for every individual. Aside from the discomfort it provides, irregular bowel movements can also be the cause of various ailments such as constipation, diarrhea and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Your Guide to available Natural Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatments   Irritable Bowel Syndrome can probably be considered as the most uncomfortable bowel ailment that one could ever have. Characterized as a chronic disorder […]

Things to Avoid During Acid Reflux

Things to Avoid During Acid Reflux Antacids are very popular nowadays. They come in tablet, pill, or liquid form, and are easy purchased over the counter. Even though acid reflux can easily be remedied by going to the drugstore and purchasing antacids, prevention is still better than cure. People tend to miss out the real cause of acid reflux, which has something to do with their diet. People should learn what brings about acid reflux in order to develop a […]

Protecting the Male Prostate

Protecting the Male Prostate The prostate gland is an important part of the male reproductive system. The prostate creates a fluid that mixes with sperm and other fluids during ejaculation. These fluids nourish and transport sperm during the process of semen ejaculation during sexual excitement. A normal prostate gland is around the size of a walnut. Protecting the Male Prostate Prostate Enlargement is common as a man ages and matures. Medical doctors call this condition of enlarged prostate BPH or […]

Hiv/Aids: In The Global Community

Hiv/Aids: In The Global Community Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a global problem. In 1996, the World Health Organization reported that there were 21 million cases of HIV infection around the world. As many as 40 to 60 million cases are expected by the year 2000. So many people are infected with HIV, that it is considered a world-wide epidemic. Hiv/Aids: In The Global Community     Although many think of HIV as an infection of gays and IV drug […]

The Effects of Biotin in Hair Loss

The Effects of Biotin in Hair Loss There has been so much research on hair loss as it is affecting many people these days. Because the planet is becoming busier and technologically-advanced, it has affected the health of our hair. We may take a stressful day in the office or express foods as part of our normal routine, yet we have to be reminded that these things affect the health of our hair and may cause hair loss. There are […]

The Lifestyle of Someone Who Is Preventing Diverticulitis

The Lifestyle of Someone Who Is Preventing Diverticulitis If you have ever suffered from diverticulitis you will understand the desire to do all you can to prevent it reoccurring. This prevention desire will lead you to a make some lifestyle changes including diet, avoidance of those things that cause stress, and learning how to stay active. The Lifestyle of Someone Who Is Preventing Diverticulitis   The lifestyle changes you make to avoid getting diverticulitis again will allow you to keep […]

The Risk Factors of Prostate Cancer

The Risk Factors of Prostate Cancer Before even a person can be diagnosed of a disease, it is right to say that he or she brushed on several “risk factors,” which led to the development of the illness.  Risk factors are what you call “triggers” that act as agents prompting cancer cells to sprout like mushrooms in your system. The present environment poses numerous risk factors such as radiation, pollution, and unhealthy activities that deplete your body’s immunity. Of course, […]

Prostrate Cancer Prevention

Prostrate Cancer Prevention Prostate cancer prevention holds exciting possibilities for the future and suggests some prostate cancer prevention strategies for men to use now. When deciding on what prevention strategies to adopt, keep in mind that several of the strongest known risk factors for prostate cancer are wildcards. They are simply beyond your control. These include: Genetics. The risk of prostate cancer is higher if other men (father or brothers) in your family have had the disease. Age. Prostate cancer […]

How Nail Fungi Develops

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Prostate Cancer Prevention by Drinking Green Tea Anaheim, California – The relationship of drinking green tea catechins (GTCs) and prostate cancer prevention was reported during the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Anaheim, CA.   The Research Study The study involved male subjects who took GTCs for a year. The researchers found out that only 1 out of the 32 men who took GTCs is at high risk in developing prostate cancer. Those in the control […]

Alternative Treatments for a Restful Nights Sleep

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How Diverticula Form

How Diverticula Form Diverticulitis is a condition in which diverticuli in the colon rupture. The rupture results in infection in the tissues which surround the colon. The colon is the large intestine and is a long tube like striation that stores and then eliminates waste material. As a person gets older, pressure within the colon causes bulging pockets of tissue, or sacs, that push out from the colon walls. A small bulging sac pushing outward from the colon wall is […]

Gestational Diabetes Diet Plan

Gestational Diabetes Diet Plan Keeping to a gestational diabetes diet plan is very important if you have been diagnosed with diabetes during pregnancy. It is vital to your own health as well as the health of the baby that your blood sugar levels are managed and controlled during your pregnancy.   Gestational diabetes is diagnosed when women who have not been diabetic before develop diabetes during pregnancy. Most pregnant women are tested for it as a matter of routine. It […]

Great Ways to Add Life to Your Salads

Great Ways to Add Life to Your Salads Putting a salad on the table is not a bad thing to do. Salads are especially important in a vegetarian diet. Salads are a great way to eat a tasty variety of vegetables with dinner. Salads are colorful and nutritious. With the endless combinations of vegetables you can make, I hope that you aren’t bored with salads. You may however be bored with putting the same old dressing on the table with […]

Is it Possible to Overcome or Prevent Hypothyroidism Part 1

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Cholesterol Talk

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Options for treating Arthritis

Options for treating Arthritis Gone are the days when people think of arthritis as the ailment of the old. Nowadays, arthritis causes pain even to the young.   Arthritis is mainly characterized by pains at the joints. A lot of people afflicted by this illness complain about tremendous and indescribable pain. So much so that arthritis patients are hindered from doing their day-to-day activities and even the simplest of tasks like standing and walking.   It is primarily due to […]

The ethics of reflexology

The ethics of reflexology Many people these days are working towards becoming certified in reflexology so that they can perform the alternative therapy as a career. Along with learning about all of the reflexology points that are found throughout the body and how to manipulate them successfully to cure problems, reflexology students are also taught to adhere to strict ethics. In this article, we’ll go over some basic reflexology ethics information so that you can get a better idea of […]

Causes and Risk Factors of Diverticulitis

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Treatment Options For Diverticulitis

Treatment Options For Diverticulitis Individuals diagnosed with diverticulitis whether they have symptoms or not will need to undergo treatment. Fiber in a diet helps to keep the stool soft and keeps the pressure inside the colon low so that the bowel content can move normally inside the colon. When the diverticulitis is mild the doctor will usually prescribe a low fiber diet until the diverticulitis has healed and then ask the individual to gradually increase the fiber content of their […]

Plant Based Diet Prevents Prostate Cancer

Plant Based Diet Prevents Prostate Cancer Dietary changes should be on the prescription pads of doctors treating men with prostate cancer. New research shows that eating more whole grains, vegetables, fruit, and legumes while eating less meat, dairy, and refined carbohydrates could slow the progression of the deadly disease. “Studies have associated the Western diet not only with prostate cancer incidence but also with a greater risk of disease progression after treatment,” said Gordon A. Saxe, MD, PhD, lead author […]

The differences between massage therapy and Reflexology

The differences between massage therapy and Reflexology Both massage therapy and reflexology are becoming more and more popular options when it comes to treating certain types of symptoms in the western world. Few people understand both of these topics to an in-depth degree, however, so in this article, we’ll give you a good idea of what some of the differences between the two practices are in order to give you a more complete understanding of your treatment options. One of […]

Embrace the positive effects of quitting smoking

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Complications Arising From Nail Fungi

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Healthy lifestyle lowers risk of prostate cancer

Healthy lifestyle lowers risk of prostate cancer Prostate cancer has been one of the deadliest forms of cancer, especially to men aging above 50. This particular cancer attacks the prostate gland, a tiny gland situated around the urethra and it produces fluid that helps sperm cells to become more active, then prolonging their life spans. Awareness and complete understanding of the disease remains the best way to ensure you from the risk of developing cancer of the prostate. Though it […]

General Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis Throughout The Body

General Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis Throughout The Body People often think of cystic fibrosis as only affecting the respiratory organs of the body. This the place cystic fibrosis patients experience the most severe symptoms of cystic fibrosis. The common signs of cystic fibrosis in the pulmonary and respiratory system are commonly known. Coughing, wheezing, frequent bouts of bronchitis and pneumonia, sinusitis and fleshy growths in the nose. Thick, sticky mucus that is discolored when it is brought up is a […]

Proper Nutrition and Eye Health

Proper Nutrition and Eye Healthy Our vision is one of the most important senses as it allows us to get a clear view of the world around us. We all know that man has existed for many years depending greatly in his sense of sight. Without it, we could have never survived to this point.       This is why taking care of our eye health is very important for everyone. By doing this the quality of our life […]

How Do I Know If I Have Diverticulitis?

How Do I Know If I Have Diverticulitis? Once individuals hear about the disease, diverticulitis they want to avoid it at all costs. In order to avoid it, it is necessary to know what causes it and to know when you are having symptoms of the disease so that you can get prompt medical attention to prevent getting complications from diverticulitis.   Those who are at highest risk for diverticulitis are those who do not eat enough fiber in their […]

Carrying Your Belongings the Chiropractic Way

Carrying Your Belongings the Chiropractic Way It is hard to imagine that some so seemingly simple tasks as carrying your makeup and driver’s license can have adverse effects on your back and neck. Chiropractors have warned for years that men and women need to not only rethink the way they dress but just as importantly the way that they carry around their belongings. Perhaps not surprisingly, many a chiropractor seeks to counsel parents to help their children carry heavy school […]

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Ellagic Acid

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Ellagic Acid Certain plants, mostly berries like cranberries, raspberries and strawberries or nuts such as pecans and walnuts, but including other fruits and vegetables, notably pomegranates, are rich in a polyphenol antioxidant called ellagic acid. Some supporters claim ellagic acid may be one the most potent ways to fight cancer, because it inhibits the growth of cancer cells and arrests the growth of those cells in persons with a genetic predisposition for the disease.     […]

Lung Transplants—Are They An Option?

Lung Transplants—Are They An Option? Patients with cystic fibrosis that have the lungs involved are the most vulnerable to infections and risk of death. The lungs are essential to life and when their capacity to breath is severely affected quality of life can be affected. Treatments for patients with cystic fibrosis in their lungs and air passages should have daily physiotherapy and postural chest therapy. Tapping on the back and chest manually is one form of treatment. It is performed […]

Are They A Dime A Dozen How to Find the Perfect Chiropractor!

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Is it Possible to Overcome or Prevent Hypothyroidism Part 2

Is it Possible to Overcome or Prevent Hypothyroidism Part 2 The first part of this article has talked about the nature of hypothyroidism. To shed further light, hypothyroidism is a condition that exists in the thyroid gland. This part of the body that can be found in the front of the neck is very much responsible in the secretion of important hormones. These natural substances, in turn, heavily play a role in a lot of bodily functions. Needless to say, hypothyroidism can affect the whole […]

Basic reflexology information

Basic reflexology information In modern day society, many people choose to undergo whatever their doctors tell them will be the best for their health. Alternatively, however, there are many different forms of therapy that can offer results but are less widely known than types of Western medicine. In this article, we’ll help you to learn more about reflexology so that you can find out whether or not this special type of alternative therapy can be useful in helping you to […]

More studying for the certification exam

More studying for the certification exam Studying for the reflexology board certification exam can be difficult. There are many different aspects of reflexology training that you need to focus on in order to meet the pass rate for the written exam. In this article, we’ll go over some basic information that you’ll need to know if you’re thinking of taking the exam. Since it costs one hundred and fifty dollars to take the exam, you should ensure that you do […]

Magnesium for the Body

Magnesium for the Body Magnesium is in chlorophyll, the pigment that makes plants green. Humans absorb magnesium from food as it passes through the small intestine. The kidneys normally regulate how much magnesium is in the blood, and any excess magnesium is excreted in urine. Magnesium levels can be measured with a blood test.   When magnesium dissolves in body fluids, it becomes an electrolyte. Electrolytes are ions that have an electric charge. Magnesium is a cation, or positively charged […]

Types of Diverticulitis Symptoms and Treatment

Types of Diverticulitis Symptoms and Treatment There are several different types of diverticulitis. Each one has its own Symptoms and treatments. The first type of diverticulitis is “diverticulitis uncomplicated in stable patients”. The second type of diverticulitis is “diverticulitis uncomplicated in older or ill patients”, and the third and final type of diverticulitis is “diverticulitis complicated”.   The Symptoms of diverticulitis uncomplicated in stable patients are: abdominal pain, fever, leukocytosis and not being able to tolerate oral fluids due to […]

What to do when you are suffering from joint pains

What to do when you are suffering from joint pains Experiencing throbbing pains is not something that is normal for a lot of people. If you are having this kind of experience, then this is really a cause for concern.   Joint pains are usually paired by invisible swelling sensations. Although joint pains can be felt by individuals from time to time, having them regularly should make anyone keep tab of his or her body.   As doctors and experts […]

Abnormal Heartbeat

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Causes of Diverticular Disease

Causes of Diverticular Disease Diverticulosis is very common, being found in more than half of Americans over the age of 60. Only a small percentage of these people will develop the complication of diverticulitis. Diverticulitis can lead to complications such as infections, perforations or tears, blockages or bleeding. These complications always require treatment to prevent them from progressing and causing serious illness. The diverticula may also get infected. This is caused by stool or food that is not broken down […]

Semenax – For Ejaculation and Male Potency

Semenax – For Ejaculation and Male Potency Since the beginning of time, it seems humans have been fixated on the beauty and power of the penis. A symbol of manhood, strength, dominance and success, the penis and all its workings have prominently figured in the art and imagination of cultures worldwide. Yet all the attention given to penis size, erection capability and lasting power are really pretty much an adjunct to the real moment of truth: the orgasm. After all, […]

How To Test For Diabetes

How To Test For Diabetes Knowing how to test for diabetes can put your mind at rest if you are worried about your blood sugar levels. A basic test can be done at home, but if you have any reason to think that you may be at risk of developing diabetes you should discuss this with a medical professional.   Diabetes is a disease in which the levels of glucose in the blood rise above normal because the body’s usual […]

Cystic Fibrosis After The Diagnosis

Cystic Fibrosis After The Diagnosis It is devastating to a parent when their child is diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. They may feel guilt because this disease is an inherited medical condition. A parent may not know they are a CF gene carrier. If both parents are carriers there is a 25 percent chance one of their children will be born with cystic fibrosis. There is a 50 percent chance one or more of their children will be carriers, and a […]

Going Veggie Abroad Will it Prevent Food Poisoning?

Going Veggie Abroad Will it Prevent Food Poisoning? Traveling to a foreign country is a lot of fun. You can learn enormously interesting things about another culture by first hand experience. Learning another language can broaden your horizons and the sights, sounds, smells and tastes will influence you for the rest of your life. The tastes are especially interesting. A new culture offers all kinds of new foods to try. Depending on where you go, you may even add a […]

The Benefits of Reflexology for Babies

The Benefits of Reflexology for Babies Reflexology is a form of treatment started by the ancient Chinese in centuries past.  It was found that by stimulating specific reflexes of the feet and hands, you could not only bring healing to the body, but could cleanse the body of common toxic substances and even parasites.  Reflexology was brought to the West in the early 1900’s and has been proven to be a very successful therapy for most sicknesses and diseases. So […]

Green Tea Linked to Good Prostate Health

Green Tea Linked to Good Prostate Health Phytochemicals found in green tea, known as polyphenols, are linked to preventing the spread of prostate cancer. A research study found out that the polyphenols attack growth factors and proteins that cause prostate cancer growth and interrupts the growth processes of the tumor. Earlier studies have gathered evidences that green tea also prevents the occurrence of prostate cancer. However, the researchers said that they need to do more studies to prove the effectiveness […]

Children And Heart Disease

Children And Heart Disease The most common heart problems in childhood are congenital. That is, the problems are present at birth. Babies with severe congenital heart problems may need surgery at an early age to survive. These babies will have symptoms at birth.     More often the heart can have a small abnormality that may or may not be noticeable at birth. If there is a hole in the heart wall that lets blood go from one side to […]

Introduction – Diabetes

WHAT IS DIABETES? Diabetes is a disease that develops when the body does not make enough insulin, or cannot use the insulin it makes. A gland in the body, called the pancreas, makes insulin. The food we eat breaks down into glucose and is transported by the bloodstream. Insulin moves the glucose from the bloodstream into body cells. Glucose (also called blood sugar) provides the cells with the energy to do their jobs. Introduction – Diabetes     When the […]

Benefits of Learning Reflexology

Benefits of Learning Reflexology If you are one of the millions of people that have discovered the benefits of reflexology, you may be wondering just how you go about learning the techniques for yourself.  There are indeed many benefits to learning reflexology.  Most obviously, and maybe even most importantly, it is free to treat yourself.  Reflexologists are very good at what they do, and they are gaining popularity very quickly.  The downside is that reflexologists are expensive, and their services […]

The Heart and Bones Connection

The Heart and Bones Connection Research over the past decade has uncovered a curious connection: Women who have coronary heart disease have more osteoporosis (loss of mineral content of the bones). Women who have osteoporosis are more likely to have coronary heart disease. Surely, two body systems couldn’t appear any farther apart. Why would two such seemingly unconnected body systems as the heart and the bones be so closely connected?   On the surface, they do share a few common […]

Free advices on how to quit smoking

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Human Growth Hormone – Benefits of HGH

Human Growth Hormone – Benefits of HGH In medical terminology, Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is basically a protein hormone discharged by the pituitary gland that primarily stimulates cell and growth reproduction inside our bodies. Originally, growth hormones are extracted from healthy, deceased individuals’ pituitary glands so as to be transferred to growth deficient children. Today, GH is produced artificially and given to adults and children alike for different health-related purposes. Recent studies show that HGH treatment intended for aging adults […]

A Chiropractic School in Great Britain McTimoney College of Chiropractics

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Chiropractic Advice for seniors Enjoying the Golden Age in Good Health

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Alternative Cancer Therapies – Nutritional Therapies

There is some confusion about the efficacy of nutritional therapies in the treatment of cancer. For a start, it is said that 40 per cent or more of cancer patients die from malnutrition, rather than the cancer. This is because the disease makes it physically difficult to eat, causes nausea or has a deleterious effect on the digestive system. It is also well recognized that at least a third of all cancers originate with some sort of nutritional connection – […]

The roles of Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate in arthritis

Surely you have seen people who complain of tremendous joint pains. Most of them are likely positive for arthritis. This kind of ailment has been hounding a lot of people worldwide for a great deal of time.   Although these kinds of ailments are really something that people should be alert of, developments in the field of medicine are not yet enough. Sadly, there is still no known single treatment or drug that can solve the case of arthritis in […]

What Is Diverticulitis?

The easiest way to explain what diverticulitis is would be to say that it is a digestive disease that occurs in the large intestine and sometimes other parts of the body. It develops from diverticulosis, which is when pouches or diverticula are formed on the outside of the colon. When a diverticula becomes inflamed or infected the result is called diverticulitis.   It is not altogether certain what causes the diverticula to become inflamed or infected, but some believe that […]

Lung Infections in Patients With CF

Lung infections are especially hard on patients with cystic fibrosis. Unfortunately, one of the symptoms of the disease is frequent respiratory, lung, and bronchial infections. When a patient has cystic fibrosis it is harder to treat the infection because the bacteria that causes them stick to the thick mucus found in the lungs and air passageways. While they are there they have a good breeding ground to multiply and grow. Mucus also prevents antibiotics from reaching the source of the […]

More Reflexology Terminology

The more that you know about a subject, the better off you’ll be when it comes to facing that topic in the future. Reflexology is a type of complementary medicine that has been used in Asia for centuries, and it has been currently gaining much popularity in the United States as well as other industrialized countries. In this article, we’ll help you to become more familiar with reflexology so that you can be better prepared if you ever choose to […]

Eye Health- Hyperopia and Myopia

Our eyes are one of our most important senses. Even the most fortunate people with a perfect 20/20 vision should still take good care of their eye health to achieve the full benefits of eyesight through out your lifetime.   There are a lot of eye health methods you can abide by and the best advice that you can get is to get regular checkups with your doctor. This will let you monitor the status of your eyes. Even though […]

How to Diagnose Diverticular Disease

Diverticulitis is a condition in which diverticuli in the colon rupture. The rupture results in infection in the tissues which surround the colon. The colon is the large intestine and is a long tube like striation that stores and then eliminates waste material. As a person gets older, pressure within the colon causes bulging pockets of tissue, or sacs, that push out from the colon walls. A small bulging sac pushing outward from the colon wall is called a diverticulum. […]

Can Nail Shops Spread Artificial Nail Fungi?

Artificial nails are very common nowadays. Most women utilize the aesthetic benefits of artificial nails. These benefits, however, can only be begotten once they apply the artificial layer over their toes. Benefits include shinier, cleaner-looking toes suffused with color. There are also women who utilize artificial nails in order to mask a fungi infestation on their toes. Artificial nail fungi develop as a result of this lackluster effort. It’s common knowledge that fungi thrives in dark, moisture-rich environment. Fungi-infested toes that are applied with artificial […]

Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis of Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis is a serious disease which is both painful and dangerous. Once diverticula, which are small sacs, grow on colon walls, they will not heal. Inflammation and rupture of these sacs may occur and cause serious and life threatening infections. Preventative measure can be taken to ensure digestive health and the prevention of diverticulitis. Doctors are unsure about what causes diverticulitis. It is believed that a low fiber diet may pay a role. Without fiber to add bulk to the […]

ProFollica – Natural Hair Growth System

Introducing the all new all natural solution to Hair-LOss, Profollica – to help stop Hair loss and even begin to re-grow previously lost hair! This revolutionary system relies on the anti-dht properties of several powerful plan extracts, resulting in stopped hairloss and even hair re-growth without the side effects! But the real reason why more and more customers are turning to Profollica is simply because it works! Take a look at the advantages that only Profollica can offer:- – Its […]

Diet and Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis occurs when pockets in the wall of the intestine, called diverticula, become inflamed or infected. Sufferers of diverticulitis can find relief by following a diverticulitis diet. A low reside diet is recommended during the flare up periods of diverticulitis to decrease the volume of bowel so the infection may heal. An intake of less than 10 grams of fiber per day is generally considered a low residue diverticulitis diet. Treatment of diverticulitis depends on the severity of the symptoms […]

Getting all your nutrition as a vegetarian

When you make the change from being a meat eater to a vegetarian, there are many gaps that you will have in your diet that you will need to fill with specific types of foods in order to ensure that your body is getting all of the nutrients that it needs. In this article, we’ll explain some of the nutrients that you have gotten from meat in the past and some vegetarian foods that can help to fill the void. […]

Questions and Answers About diverticulitis

Individuals get diverticulitis when they have pouches that form on their colon wall and those pouches become inflamed or infected. Medical experts are not sure what causes diverticulitis but they suspect that individuals may be more prone to getting diverticulitis if they have a low-fiber diet. Diverticulitis basically occurs when bacteria gets trapped in the pounces (diverticula) and become infected and inflamed.   There are many questions that individuals ask when they are first diagnosed with diverticulitis. The goal of […]

The Risk for Being A Carrier for Cystic Fibrosis

The only way a person can inherit the cystic fibrosis if both their parents are carrier of the mutant cystic fibrosis gene. Scientists know that one in every thirty people are carriers of this mutant gene. Your risk is higher if you are a Caucasian with ancestors that came from the Northern part of Europe. If you have a family history of cystic fibrosis, you are more likely to be a carrier of the mutant gene. If you are Caucasian, […]

The Benefits of Combining Nutrition with Reflexology

The Benefits of Combining Nutrition with Reflexology Although you do not need to be on a special diet to get benefits from reflexology, it is always highly recommended to watch what you put in your body.  As many holistic nutritionists would agree, you will find that it is very beneficial to consume as much whole foods as possible.  Keep in mind that processed foods are one of the biggest sources for the toxins we build up in our systems; the […]

Eye Health : Astigmatism

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The rise of Chondroitin Sulfate in the treatment of joint pains

The rise of Chondroitin Sulfate in the treatment of joint pains As people age, a lot of ailments and illnesses arise. One of these inconveniences that older people experience is joint paints. As the body matures, its ability to lubricate or provide cushion to the ends of our bones diminishes. Because of this, pains in the joint areas are almost always guaranteed to come about.   The bodies of younger individuals can naturally maintain the production of new cartilage. This […]

Commonly asked questions about reflexology certification

Commonly asked questions about reflexology certification In the United States and abroad, more and more people are paying attention to the type of alternative therapy that is known as reflexology. As demand for the practice continues to increase, some people are choosing to take reflexology on as a career. In this article, we’ll give you some basic answers to some questions that you might have regarding the certification process as well as a few other aspects of reflexology. Question: What does […]

More reflexology ethics

Any type of business that offers a relationship between a practitioner and an individual that is seeking the service should be concerned with ethics. Ethics are a type of code for businesses to follow in order to ensure that their relationships with those that they are providing for are honest and helpful to all parties. In this article, we’ll go over some of the basics of the American Reflexology Certification Board’s code of ethics so that you can get a […]

Living With Diverticulitis

Living with diverticulitis begins with knowing when to call the doctor. If a person has been diagnosed with diverticulitis or suspects that they have it and have been bleeding from the anus and have signs of shock such as lightheadedness, restlessness, confusion, or signs of fear, have shallow, or rapid breathing, their skin is moist, cool and perhaps they are sweating profusely. They may even feel weak, have excessive thirst, are experiencing nausea, or are vomiting. Someone in shock may […]

Chiropractic Associations and Organizations – How They Can Help

There are quite a few chiropractic associations where people can find useful information about chiropractors, chiropractic therapy, and tips on locating chiropractors in their local area.   One such association is the International Chiropractors Association (ica – www.chiropractic.org). The Website for this association gives current news regarding chiropractic, educates site visitors about the practice of chiropractic and assists visitors to find a chirapractor in their area.   American Chiropractic Association (ACA – www.amerchiro.org/) is the leading national association that represents […]

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Acid/Alkaline Balance

The starting point for understanding treatments involving acid/alkali balance is the scientific measure called pH (potential Hydrogen). On the pH scale, the value “7″ represents a neutral point – a perfect balance between acidic and alkaline tendencies. Values higher than 7 are alkaline, and those lower than 7 are acidic. Acid/alkaline balance is seen as important in the treatment of cancer because of the discovery that cancer cells respire anaerobically: one of the discoveries that won Otto Warburg the Nobel […]

Complications From Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis is an inflammation and infection of diverticula, which are pouches found in the colon wall. Complications such as perforations or tears, blockages, bleeding, peritonitis and abscesses can occur even with treatment. If any of these complications should happen, immediate treatment must be started to prevent the complications from getting worse and possibly end up in a life-threatening situation.     Bleeding from diverticula can be mild or it can be severe causing the individual to go into shock. Blood […]

How Will My Diverticulitis Be Treated?

The treatment for diverticulitis depends on the severity of the case. Mild diverticulitis can sometimes be treated at home with oral antibiotics and bed rest and a liquid or bland diet for a few days to give the colon a rest. Once the antibiotics do their thing and the infection clears, the individual is put on a diet that will gradually increase the fiber content of the diet until the level reaches a high-fiber content.   If the diverticulitis is […]

Learning To Live With Cystic Fibrosis

As with any major illness or disease, education is important to help you and your doctor manage the disease. You should have continuing medical treatment from a staff of doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists who specialize in treating cystic fibrosis. If you are unsure of what doctor to choose you can find a specialist at most major medical centers or a list can be found on the CF Foundation Centers website.   Taking care of yourself or a family member […]

Help yourself quit smoking with herbal inhalers

Smoking can really cause the end of your life. It is just fitting that you wake up from this bad habit and take steps on how you can successfully stop smoking. You might have probably noticed that quitting smoking is a hard task. You may experience withdrawal symptoms and your body might tremble as you go. All these are just part of the lessened nicotine intake that your body is not prepared for. However, the hardships you are experiencing for quitting smoking is […]

Fibers Shown to Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Milan, Italy – Vegetable fiber is shown to lower the incidence of prostate cancer as published in the March 20, 2004 edition of the International Journal of Cancer. The researchers noted that this is the first study linking vegetable fibers to prostate cancer risk. The Research Study The study was done in 1,294 men who have histologically confirmed prostate cancer and 1,451 men who have acute non-malignant conditions. After 11 years of multi-center case-control study by the researchers, they found […]

Testing For The Aids Virus

Deciding to get tested for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is not an easy decision. However, a person can have HIV without showing any signs. There is no way to know, without testing, if a person is infected.   HIV is passed to others by:   direct intimate contact with body fluids, such as blood, vaginal secretions, or semen an HIV-infected mother to her baby during pregnancy having sexual intercourse without a latex or plastic condom with an HIV-positive […]

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease is a condition in which the coronary arteries are narrowed and blood flow to the heart muscle is reduced. The heart gets its nourishment from the coronary arteries. These arteries branch off from the main artery (the aorta) right into the heart muscle itself. They carry nutrients and oxygen to the heart muscle.     If the coronary arteries become damaged or diseased, the heart muscle does not get the nutrition and oxygen it needs to do […]

Treating Cystic Fibrosis with Drugs

Various drugs are available to help ease suffering patients with cystic fibrosis. This disease often disrupts the digestive function because of a mutant gene that keeps moving sodium, chloride, and water flowing freely through the body. The mutant gene causes normal secretions of the body to be heavy, thick, and sticky. Healthy people have a pancreas that produces proteins that help break down food. This protein is sent through small channels into the intestines where the food is present. Cystic […]

A Vegetarian Diet for Cancer

There is no sure cure for cancer. There is definitely no way to avoid the development of cancer within a person’s own body. It is a stealthy and dangerous disease that is not well understood. There have been links made between cancer and high risk behaviors, but there is no clear recipe for either the development of or the avoidance of cancer. Many of the links that have been made in association with some cancers are contained within a person’s […]

Making Reflexology a Family Affair

In the fast paced society that we live in today, I highly recommend that you take a time out for yourself each day.  Better yet, I recommend taking time for your entire family to relax and unwind.  It is a natural process that is highly ignored these days because everyone is so busy.  Before long you will notice a big difference in how you see life and that you are able to manage your day so much better.  Include your […]

The Basics of a Reflexology Treatment

Foot reflexology is not foot massage. The distinct difference is that foot massage is ultimately to benefit the feet and reflexology is not. Massage therapy is applied to the whole body for the purposes of local muscular relaxation, to improve circulation and to reduce muscle tension. Reflexology is applied to the reflex points in the feet, hands or ears using specific hand and finger techniques in order to affect the corresponding body part or organ. Although reflexology is proven to […]

Lifestyle and Preventing Diverticulitis

Eating habits and the response we have to our bodies, exercise and activity levels and how we handle stress are all lifestyle factors that we can have control over when we are trying to prevent diverticulitis from occurring.   Diverticulitis happens when pouches form in our colon or other areas of the digestive tract. These pouches can become inflamed or infected from bad eating habits, and from pressure in our colon as a result from constipation.   Certain eating habits […]

How To Recognize The Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis in Children

Genetic testing can decide if you and your spouse are carries of the mutant cystic fibrosis gene. Testing can also be done on your unborn child. If your child is found to have the CF gene, there is still no way to find out how severe the cystic fibrosis symptoms will be after the child arrives. Genetic testing on siblings, and both parents to see if any are carrying the mutant gene. Other members of your family may want testing […]

Avoid Prostate Cancer by taking certain Omega-3s

Bethesda, Maryland – Researchers at the National Institute of Health- National Cancer Institute has discovered that high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids in the body can reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer. However, not all Omega-3s are helpful in prostate cancer prevention. Good Omega-3 versus Bad Omega-3 The Omega-3s that were shown to help reduce cancer risk are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). On the other hand, taking alpha linolenic acid (ALA) increased the risk of acquiring […]

Eye- Health: Computer Vision Syndrome

For years, computer vision syndrome has been an eye-health problem that has troubled a lot of employees in thousands of business establishments worldwide. This is most probably because more employees spend longer hours in front of their computers nowadays. With every passing day, their vision degrades because of CVS because their eyes are overexposed to their monitors.   What Really is Computer Vision Syndrome?   Computer Vision Syndrome is actually an eye strain that results from the overexposure of the […]

The Difference Between Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes

What is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes? There are many ways of explaining this depending on how you look at it. There are differences in the causes, physical factors and treatment.       1. Causes   Diabetes mellitus of either type 1 or type 2 is a condition where the body either does not produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels, or does not respond adequately to insulin, or both. If it is not […]

Understand the Questions At The First Chiropractic Visit

Understand the Questions At The First Chiropractic Visit If you have never been to a chiropractor before, you might be wondering exactly what to expect. It is easy to have many misconceptions about this kind of alternative medicine. As a matter of fact, if you have some trepidation about a visit to a chiropractor in the first place, it is easy to get worried rather than look forward to some much needed help. Here are the facts about understanding your […]

Herbal Remedies for Cystic Fibrosis

Patients with cystic fibrosis should eat healthy, exercise, and follow their doctor’s instructions. Recommended dietary supplements should be taken, especially if the disease is attacking the digestive organs in their body. Herbal cures can be used but it is important not to drop your prescribed drugs and treatments your doctor recommends.   There are a few herbal remedies that may help offer some relief from symptoms of cystic fibrosis. Herbs are generally available in any health food store in the […]

3 Bad Diet Mistakes To Avoid At All Cost

Even though there is so much information available about weight loss, the same diet mistakes are being made over and over every day. We are not talking here about little slipups where you ate a slice of pie that was not on the plan, but big mistakes that lead to failure to lose the weight that you want to lose. Understanding these errors can help you develop the attitude that will lead to permanent weight loss for you. 1. The […]

A Quit Smoking Tip That Can Change Your Life

You have been hounded by the fact that smoking will soon affect your health. Friends or family members are asking you to stop the habit for your own sake. You try to stop smoking for a couple of days. After several attempts, you find that you can’t go on like that. So, you get a cigarette and light it up again. This scenario is very common for people who really plan to keep smoking. A few days of success then a an endless love […]

Eating For A Healthy Heart

Healthy eating is very important for a healthy heart. Eating more calories than your body burns will cause the extra calories to be stored as body fat. People who have too much body fat have a higher risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Excess weight puts strain on the heart. It raises blood pressure and blood cholesterol and can lead to diabetes.     Fat has more calories than other types of food, eating less fat can help reduce […]

Complications of Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis itself involves inflammation and infection but the presence of diverticulitis can become more desperate when complications set in such as bleeding, abscess, perforation, fistula, and peritonitis. All of these complications need to be attended to immediately before the illness becomes serious or life threatening.     Bleeding:   Bleeding can occur from the diverticula. It is rare for this complication to happen, but it does. Bleeding can stop by itself with no intervention or bleeding can be severe requiring […]

Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis

Treatment for cystic fibrosis will vary for each individual. The severity of symptoms and the organs affected will be different for each patient. There is no known cure for cystic fibrosis. Treatment is to ease the symptoms and give the patient a better quality of life. Treatment also will prolong life. Normal life span for cystic fibrosis patients in the United States is around 36-39. Previously, infants rarely survived and the average life span of a patient with this disease […]

A Vegetarian Diet for High Cholesterol

High cholesterol is a dangerous health condition. Having clogged arteries can make you feel easily tired. Whether you feel any differently or not, no doubt your doctor has explained to you the risks associated with high cholesterol. The biggest risk is for heart disease. If you are serious about reducing your cholesterol intake as well as the cholesterol already in your body, consider a vegetarian diet. There are multiple things that you can do to help reduce your cholesterol levels. […]

A Teacher and the Cystic Fibrosis Student

Teaching today can involve many different dynamics including dealing with those who have learning challenges and those who have little desire to be in school. When a teacher is faced with a student with physical challenges that stem from a medical condition it can be helpful for the teacher to learn about that particular student’s medical condition regarding how it will affect the learning environment and the child’s ability to function during all of the classroom and other school activities. […]

Citric Acid to Alkalize

Citric Acid to Alkalize. Citric acid, such as lemon and lime, is good for your blood. Although it is acid in form, citric acid converts into alkali during the metabolism process. Citric Acid to Alkalize Through alkali, it neutralizes the overly acidic condition of the body as a result of poor diet or excessive intake of coffee, sodas, alcohol and some proteins. Having an acidic condition may put your health at risk and lead to issues such as kidney stones. […]

Crown Lengthening towards Resolution of Gum Disease

Crown Lengthening towards Resolution of Gum Disease Some people are afraid to go to the dentist. They are afraid not because they anticipate the pain that comes with the dental procedure they’re due for, but because of the reproach they expect to receive regarding their irresponsible teeth and gum care. These people don’t brush twice or thrice a day; they brush only when they feel like it, or when they have an important occasion to attend. They don’t use floss […]

Six Tips for Maintaining Your Health With Cystic Fibrosis

Anyone diagnosed with a life-threatening disease should be wise enough to keep as healthy as possible. That means something different for each person and should be tailored to fit your individual lifestyle. There are six tips that help cystic fibrosis patients stay healthy.   Tip Number One: Eat a healthy diet. Be sure your diet includes plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, fish oils, and lean protein. Cystic fibrosis patients should increase their daily calorie intake. This will ensure your […]

Chiropractic Care for Mans Best Friend

Not only humans can benefit from the treatment options available from chiropractor, but animals will be able to benefit as well. At this point in time, horses and dogs are common treated by specially trained veterinarians who have also undergone a course of study in animal chiropractics. It is important to understand that treating an animal and treating a human with chiropractics are two entirely different approaches; thus, even the most gifted chiropractor with a human clientele will require additional […]

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Gerson Therapy

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Gerson Therapy The Gerson therapy uses massive amounts of freshly prepared organic vegetable juices, together with enzymes, other dietary supplements and enemas as a cancer therapy. Patients have to stick to a rigid diet to “detoxify” the body and fill it with fresh nutrients.     The regimen was developed in the 1920s by a German immigrant to America, Dr Max Gerson, to treat his own migraine headaches. It was later used to treat tuberculosis patients […]

The anatomy of the Foot

Reflexology practitioners work towards helping patients feel better by performing a specialized type of massage to areas of the feet and hands. The art has been shown to be helpful in eliminating numerous symptoms that occur in other places throughout the body, and reflexology is beginning to be more and more popular of a choice for those seeking a type of alternative or complementary treatment. The basis of reflexology is that there are thousands of nerve endings located in the […]

Understand the Treatment At The First Chiropractic Visit

Understand the Treatment At The First Chiropractic Visit When you made your decision to visit a chiropractor, you had already decided to try something new, something alternative to the medical care you have experienced so far. Perhaps the fact that you would be treated as a whole person rather than just as a problem area appealed to you, or maybe it is just the notion that for so long you have relied on conventional medical methodology that in the long […]

Effective Home Treatment Strategies

In the fast paced society that we live in today, I highly recommend that you take a time out for yourself each day.  Better yet, I recommend taking time for your entire family to relax and unwind.  It is a natural process that is highly ignored these days because everyone is so busy.  Before long you will notice a big difference in how you see life and that you are able to manage your day so much better.  Include your […]

Medications for Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis develops when bacteria become trapped in pouches, also called diverticula that have formed along the wall of the large intestine, which leads to an infection. The bacteria grow and cause inflammation and pressure that may lead to a small perforation or tear in the wall of the intestine. An infection of the lining of the abdominal wall, called peritonitis, may develop if infection spills into the abdominal cavity. Diverticula form in the wall of the large intestine, but this […]

Introduction – Viagra

Introduction – Viagra HISTORY AND TREATMENT Did you know that Viagra was originally tested as a heart medication? It was originally tested to improve blood flow throughout the body by relaxing the arteries. But, during the studies, the effect on the male genitals was quite noticeable. The increased blood flow to the genitals helped men who had been diagnosed as sexually impotent (erectile dysfunctional) to perform normally. They found that men could achieve and maintain erections for up to six […]

Eye Health- Sore Eyes

Do you experience having eye redness and occasional itching? Do your eyes feel watery and sticky? If you do, then you may be having sore eyes. Read along to know more about eye health and sore eyes and what to do to treat it.   There are a lot of factors in our everyday lifestyle and our surroundings that can cause irritation to our eyes, making them sore and very uncomfortable to bear with.   Some cases are just minor […]

Facts about vegetarianism

The more that you learn about vegetarianism, the more and more it seems like a good idea. Become a vegetarian can be great for your health and the environment, and in this article, we’ll offer you some information about vegetarianism that you may not be familiar with that may make you want to consider the diet. Is being a vegetarian the smartest decision that you can make for your diet? A unique study performed by British Medical Journal showed that […]

Studying for the reflexology certification exam

Students who are interested in becoming a certified reflexologist need to learn a lot about the practice in order to do so. The American Reflexology Certification Board offers an exam that should be passed by anyone who is seriously considering a career in reflexology. The certification exam consists of three separate parts: a written exam, a practical exam, and documentation showing the results that you have gotten from performing reflexology on patients. In this article, we’ll give you a basic […]

Living Healthy in a World Full of Stress & Toxins

Living Healthy in a World Full of Stress & Toxins The overuse of pesticides and other chemicals are cause for great concern.  Like no other time in history, our food chain is full of pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, fumigants and fertilizers laced with heavy metals, all of which are toxic to humans.  And to make matters worse, we have food additives, preservatives and artificial flavorings and colorings pervading the products in our supermarkets.  Fruits and vegetables, which is supposed to […]

What’s In The Future for Cystic Fibrosis Patients?

What’s In The Future for Cystic Fibrosis Patients? The medical and scientific world makes significant advances in new treatments for cystic fibrosis every year. Cystic fibrosis patients previously had a lifespan of only 16 years when the disease was first recognized in the 1940’s. They now are living well into their adult years with the average age of death 39 years old. With a longer lifespan come other complications for cystic fibrosis patients. Researchers and professionals continue to search for […]

Chiropractic Care Offers Relief for Those Suffering From Degenerative Disc Disease

Chiropractic Care Offers Relief for Those Suffering From Degenerative Disc Disease There are times in the life of a chiropractor when the diagnosis of subluxation is not necessary to state the fact that a patient suffers from degenerative disc disease. Oftentimes described by sufferers as excruciating shooting pains that originate in the lower back, this condition affects the discs that are cushioning the vertebrae or segmental portions of the spine. Many tend to think of these discs as simply being […]

Introduction – Cancer

WHAT IS CANCER? Cancer is an uncontrolled growth of body tissue anywhere in a person’s body. This growth interferes with the way your body normally functions.     There are many kinds of cells that make up the tissue in a human body. Cells make new cells by dividing. Some cells stop dividing when you become an adult. Other cells constantly divide, such as those of your skin, hair and blood. Some divide only if there has been damage somewhere […]