Why Finding Life Purpose Is Essential for Our Health

Why Finding Life Purpose Is Essential for Our Health In our modern technological era, many of us are busy digesting a lot of information that are rarely necessary and important for our functioning. It is also true that our busy lifestyle does not give us much time to ask ourselves questions like: What gives meaning to our lives? What are our unique gifts? And, what inspires us and makes us happy? It is especially important to ask ourselves such questions […]

How to Stay Hydrated in the Summer Heat

How to Stay Hydrated in the Summer Heat Summer heat represents a great risk not only for people with the cardiovascular disease, but also for healthy people. The real challenge we all are experiencing is how to stay hydrated in the summer heat. According to medical experts, dehydration puts our bodies in the danger zone, where we can experience exhaustion, fatigue, headache, and even heart stroke. A main problem with dehydration is that people often miss to recognize its symptoms […]

Summer Tips for Men

Summer Tips for Men It does not matter whether we are on vacation, an outing, or just spend some time in outdoor activities – our skin needs to be protected. Not only that the sun can make new wrinkles on our face, but also can damage our skin seriously. If we expose unprotected skin to sun rays between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., we can earn sunburns and sun spots while our skin can lose its natural shine and becomes […]

What Foods Are High in Zinc?

What Foods Are High in Zinc? Zinc has an enormous impact on our immune system, quality of sleep, and our skin. It produces more than 300 enzymes and takes part in a variety of metabolic processes in our bodies. Zinc is also known as the mineral that contributes to the growth of white blood cells, and helps them fight effectively against different diseases. When we speak about men’s health, zinc is the number one nutrient that improves their sexual health. […]

Benefits of Solitude

Benefits of Solitude In our modern society and the era of social networks, many people have less and less time for themselves. Many men are overly busy, involved in so many connections that rarely go beyond from a superficial level of relationship. A modern man tries to juggle various roles – team member, husband, father, son, friend, brother, etc., trying to satisfy all expectations that come from other people. In this way, it is very easy to lost the most […]

Benefits of Protein

Benefits of Protein Protein is one of the essential nutrients in our bodies, crucial for building our muscles and tissue regeneration. It is also necessary for the functioning of our immune system and provides our bodies with energy. Although following recommended daily intake should be easy, there are many myths about protein that can confuse us. According to medical experts, recommended daily dose for protein intake is about 50 grams for women and 65 grams for men. One of those […]

How to Begin Meditating

How to Begin Meditating Although science has proven many benefits of meditation on our health, it is still hard for many beginners to establish meditation as a regular practice. Before they experience meditation as beautiful, inspiring, and joyful activity, they encounter a lot of obstacles that can distract them from meditation. Even though there is no right or wrong way to meditate, experience has shown that many beginners face similar problems when meditating. Many beginners tend to be overly concerned […]

How to Increase Happiness

How to Increase Happiness According to medical experts, our level of happiness greatly influences our overall health. We all know how detrimental stress can be for our health, especially for a long-term period. There is a lot of medical evidence that confirms its negative health effects and is the number one reason for many diseases. On the other side, experts have found the happier we are, the better will be our immunity. However, we often fail to attain the state […]

Stress and Overachievements

Stress and Overachievements Striving for achievements, success, and status can be a powerful driving force for many of us. It motivates us to develop our potential, express our unique gifts and helps us feel self-confident. Even though achievements and success bring us recognition, money, and many other benefits, statistics have shown that overachievers live shorter than people who are modest achievers. Experts point out at the link between overachievements and stress. For overachievers, the workplace becomes a competitive arena where […]

How to Overcome Procrastination

How to Overcome Procrastination Procrastination is a common issue that accompanies the majority of human activities, tasks, and obligations. It can be easy to overlook procrastination, because of its subtleness. For its insidious nature, it is always hard to recognize this issue and address it properly. Procrastination tends to lead to inactivity and an underlying sense of guilt. Maybe we used to think that postponing things we have to do is not a big thing, but in a long term, […]

Healthy Snacks for Men

Healthy Snacks for Men Fast-paced, modern rhythm does not leave a lot of space to follow and keep a good and balanced diet with healthy eating schedule. For many men, this lifestyle leads to skipping meals, the most frequently – breakfast, and making a long periods between meals. Consequently, a lot ofmen usually can find themselves exhausted at 3 o’clock, which is the exact time of day when they crave for their favorite snack, often completely unhealthy, full of carbs […]

How to Get Six-Pack Abs

How to Get Six-Pack Abs When it comes to physical appearance, many men dream of getting six-pack abs. Even though age should not prevent men from getting six-pack abs, they need persistence and steady plan of diet and exercising. Although six-pack abs should replace a belly fat on the man’s abdomen, it is not enough to exercise only abdominal muscles. According to fitness experts, to develop well-shaped six-pack abs, it is necessary to train other groups of muscles that support […]

Good Foot Care

Good Foot Care Feet are an important part of our body that carry our weight. Despite this, they often receive less attention and care. We think about them when we feel discomfort, painful calluses, or foot problems. Even though foot problems can be annoying, there is no better preventive measure as good hygiene. Everyday foot care, using an antibacterial lotion or powder, and proper and comfortable shoes can prevent many foot ailments. Regular foot care means using water and soap […]

Valuable Lessons We Can Learn from Running

Valuable Lessons We Can Learn from Running In running, it is not all about our physical condition, endurance, regular exercising, breathing, etc. We can learn much about ourselves from running and apply these valuable lessons not only on our life, but also in our business. It is especially true if we are struggling to establish running as a new habit. Every time we begin something new, we will encounter similar challenges. The truth is, nobody feels comfortable when begin a […]

Is Shaving Cream Good for Your Skin?

Is Shaving Cream Good for Your Skin? We live in a fast-paced society, overwhelmed with so many daily tasks that leave us hardly enough time to reflect on our choices and actions. It is especially true if we think about our routine activities like showering, eating, shaving, driving, etc. We pursue them mostly automatically. Even though automation of our actions helps us move quickly and effortlessly between our daily tasks, it makes us take things for granted. We have never […]

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

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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 […]

What Are Your Eyes Saying?

What Are Your Eyes Saying? Eye problems plague society today and have for many years. Many of these problems and ailments can be avoided if we would stop and listen to our eyes. They are the best factors in deciding if we are overworking them. If your eyes are straining and tense, your eyes are being damaged. You wouldn’t continue straining your arm muscles for long periods of time, you would stop when it hurt and take a break. The […]

What Causes the Mental Strain In Your Life?

What Causes the Mental Strain In Your Life? Mental strain is the main cause of eyesight problems and ailments. If strain can be eliminated from the eyes, eye sight will improve naturally. Teaching the eyes to relax is an important factor in getting rid of vision problems. Unfortunately, outside stressors and strain cannot always be controlled. The only thing we can control is our reaction to outside sources, but those outside factors can really do a number on our eyes. […]

Diverticulitis – Symptoms and Treatments

Diverticulitis – Symptoms and Treatments 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 […]

Interested In A Course Of Study In Chiropractics? Here Is what You Will Learn!

Interested In A Course Of Study In Chiropractics? Here Is what You Will Learn! If you are interested in a course of study that will after four long years and a host of examinations later give you the right and privilege to call yourself a doctor of chiropractics, you will most likely want to know exactly what it is that you are getting yourself into. You probably already know that chiropractics are a science as well as an art and […]

Keeping It in the Family Bartlett Palmer

Keeping It in the Family Bartlett Palmer Bartlett Palmer is the son of the famed father of chiropractics, Daniel Palmer. Very little is recorded about his formative years, with the exception of the fact that his mother died when he was merely four years old. Unable to cope with her death, his father engaged in a number of relationships with women and also married a number of them. At the same time, he began to further intensify his research into […]

Medical Science and Chiropractics A Match Made In Heaven

Medical Science and Chiropractics A Match Made In Heaven Those who were initially introduced to the teachings of Daniel Palmer and his son Bartlett were often flabbergasted at the ideas these two came up with. After all, was not the conventional medical wisdom sufficient? Did not the learned men of the time take care of their patients in such a way that the very notion of an alternative form of healing seemed nothing short of heresy? Similar feelings are still […]

Minimizing Back Pain Your Chiropractor Can Help

Minimizing Back Pain Your Chiropractor Can Help Who has not woken up one morning only to feel so much back pain that it was next to impossible to get out of bed? For some, this is a daily occurrence and as such almost goes by unnoticed, just like the pain pills that are being swallowed for breakfast. Fortunately, your chiropractor can help you to not only get over your back pain, but to also to adjust your daily life so […]

No Chiropractic Curriculum Can Be Without It Clinical Sciences

No Chiropractic Curriculum Can Be Without It Clinical Sciences Many a chiropractic student will be in for quite a surprise when basic sciences are found on the curriculum schedule. What may appear to some to be only tangentially needed for the purposes of rendering chiropractic care to ailing patients is in all honesty an important – vital even – stepping stone to understanding the core of the chiropractic curriculum: clinical sciences. It is interesting to see how many chiropractic students […]

Pain Killers or Chiropractic Care Which Is Safer?

Pain Killers or Chiropractic Care Which Is Safer? For the uninitiated, a chiropractic adjustment sounds like a bone crunching experience. Add to this the jokes that are circulated at the expense of chiropractors, as well as the misgivings of those who are simply uninformed about the whole process, and it is not surprising to find that some might still be hesitant to undergo much needed care and instead opt for a host of chemicals such as pain killers. Yet which […]

Painting Your House with Your Chiropractor

Painting Your House with Your Chiropractor Who would have thought that your chiropractor has helpful advice for painting enthusiasts? Painting your house with your chiropractor does not imply that she or he will visit you next Saturday with a paintbrush in hand and ready to do some work. Instead, it simply underlines the fact that springtime brings the notion of spring cleaning, makes the flaking paint around your shutters stand out, and seems to increase the amount of bother that […]

Pregnancy And Back Pain Your Chiropractor Has Advice You Cant Miss!

Pregnancy And Back Pain Your Chiropractor Has Advice You Cant Miss! Pregnancy and back pain go hand in hand. After all, the mother to be is suddenly carrying about thirty pounds of extra weight in front of her and this does not only contribute to a change in posture but also to an increase in stress on the lower back. There is probably not a pregnant woman on this earth who has not experienced lower back pain as part and […]

Promoting Wellness through Chiropractic Care

Promoting Wellness through Chiropractic Care No other medical professional is quite as associated with overall physical wellness as the chiropractor. Granted, in unlearned circles the work is still referred to as “bone cracking” yet this kind of thinking is quickly dying out, especially now that chiropractic care is entering the mainstream. It is not surprising that more and more patients flock to chiropractors, since many insurance companies now recognize them as primary care physicians and will cover their visits. In […]

Take Your Chiropractor to the Catwalk Fashion and Chiropractics

Take Your Chiropractor to the Catwalk Fashion and Chiropractics Anyone who has ever primped in front of a mirror before the big date or job interview knows that being good looking does not necessarily feel good. Women especially time and again compromise comfort for shoes that seem to elevate them higher and higher, dresses that appear to get shorter and shorter, while guys will settle for designer tennis shoes that are entirely unfit for any kind of exercise, much less […]

Taking the Chiropractor to School Advice for Your Child’s Backpack

Taking the Chiropractor to School Advice for Your Child’s Backpack Have you recently attempted to lift your child’s school backpack? If you have been surprised at the added weight, you are not alone. Those of you who have been done with school for a while probably do not remember the weight that a number of books, writing devices, art supplies, and other odds and ends can put into the average scholastic backpack, and many a parent has wondered if their […]

The Advances of Chiropractic Education

The Advances of Chiropractic Education When Daniel Palmer first provided structure to his theories of chiropractic care, there was little if any literature that dealt with the idea of putting together a regimen which reinforced the relationship that exists between a body’s structural system and its neurological workings. As a matter of fact, at the time that Mr. Palmer performed his healings, he very much went out on a limb that earned him a lot of ridicule from the established […]

The First Chiropractic Success Story The Healing of Harvey Lillard

The First Chiropractic Success Story The Healing of Harvey Lillard Precious little is known about the man who would make history as the first chiropractic success story, Mr. Harvey Lillard. All the information that is recorded for posterity comes down from his benefactor and healer, Daniel Palmer, the father of chiropractic medicine. It is said that Mr. Lillard worked as a janitor in the general vicinity where Mr. Palmer kept his office. As a manual laborer during the time of […]

The Use of Medical Imaging as Part of Chiropractic Care

The Use of Medical Imaging as Part of Chiropractic Care Ask any three or four guys lined up at the bar of the favorite watering hole on a Saturday night what they know about chiropractics, and you will undoubtedly get a lot of jokes about rib cracking, bone mashing, and easy fees. It is sad, really, that a large segment of the American public is still somewhat ignorant when it comes to the advanced methodology of chiropractics. While it is […]

Reflexology terms

Reflexology terms Reflexology is a type of complementary therapy technique that can be useful when it comes to treating a range of symptoms from pain management problems to diabetic issues. Not many people know very much about the treatment, however, so in this article, we’ll be giving you a run-down of some of the basic terminology that you should familiarize yourself with in order to fully understand reflexology. Reflexology terms Zone therapy – this is one of the basic tenets […]

Soft Tissue Grafts as Cure for Gum Disease

Soft Tissue Grafts as Cure for Gum Disease We remember people by their smiles. It’s ironic, however, that people don’t give much value to how they’re able to smile. The term “pearly whites” is used to denote teeth in the peak of health. You see such teeth on celebrities. Every time they smile on television, they light up the screen. Sadly, however, media is not enough to influence irresponsible people who don’t care much for their teeth or gums. Such […]

All about the Raw Food Diet

All about the Raw Food Diet There are many different types of diets that vegetarians choose to indulge in due to either the effects that the diet will have on their health or for other reasons. One particularly different type of diet that a vegetarian may choose to undergo is known as the raw food diet, and in this article, we’ll work towards giving you a basic explanation of what the raw food diet is and the helpful effects that […]

Are Glasses Good for our eyes – The Dangers of a Lie

Are Glasses Good for our eyes – The Dangers of a Lie Everyone has a told a lie once or twice. A lie is anything that isn’t the truth. Taking away a few pounds on your driver’s license, allowing people to believe you are a few years younger, or keeping the whole truth for someone are all lies. White lies may make us feel better and keep us from hurting others, but the damage is all in the eyes. Are […]

Chest Physiotherapy – What Is It and How Does It Work?

Chest Physiotherapy – What Is It and How Does It Work? Most cystic fibrosis patients suffer from excessive mucus build up in the lungs and respiratory organs. This mucus is a normal substance found in every person but in patients with cystic fibrosis it becomes abnormally thick and sticky. It sticks to the lining of the passageways that go to the lungs and digestive tracts and disrupts the work of those organs. Chest Physiotherapy – What Is It and How […]

Does Conjugated Linoleic Acid Work?

Does Conjugated Linoleic Acid Work? Conjugated linoleic acid is a natural substance found in many of our foods that according to many studies can reduce fat and improve muscle mass in the body. Taken as a supplement with no change in eating or exercise habits, it would not make you lose weight but it could help you lose fat. It is often taken by men looking to lose weight and bodybuild at the same time, but it can also be […]

Introduction – Stress & Anxiety

Introduction – Stress & Anxiety Stress We need to have a certain level of stress in our lives, as it inspires us to move ahead, to accomplish tasks and it motivates us to action. However, when there is more stress in our lives that we are able to cope with, the negative symptoms of stress may become apparent. Symptoms such as: Headache Fatigue Insomnia Digestive changes Neck or backache Loss of appetite Overeating Increased use of tobacco or alcohol Tics […]

Becoming a vegetarian for medical reasons

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Introduction – Infertility

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Hair Loss and How to Avoid It

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Risk Factors For Diverticulitis and Simple Steps To Prevention

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Improving Kidney Function with Reflexology

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Free Quit Smoking Programs

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Free List Of Negative Calorie Foods

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Two vitamin E forms appear to reduce prostate cancer risk

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Introduction – Impotence

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Alternative Therapies for the Treatment of Hypothyroidism

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Diverticulitis – An Overview

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The History of Cystic Fibrosis

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The Easy Way to Quit Smoking Is Not Always the Most Obvious One

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Reflexology for Colic

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A Brief Overview of Thyroid Diseases

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How to Do away from Hemorrhoids

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The benefits of quitting smoking

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Choose the best quit smoking aids

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Reflexology as a Career

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Acid Reflux and its Symptoms

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Diverticulitis Treatment

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Throw Away the Glasses – Heal Glaucoma Naturally

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Does Hypothyroidism Cause Infertility?

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What Is The Best Way To Quit Smoking

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HIV Information

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Improving Eyesight – The Art Of Palming

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Exploring Diverticulitis

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Introduction – Weight Problems

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Reflexology and Multiple Sclerosis

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Me, Myself and I: A Quit Smoking Guide

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The Causes and Risk Factors For Diverticulitis

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Understanding low metabolism caused by hypothyroidism

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Introduction – Antioxidants

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Screening Tests for Prostate

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How to Prevent Nail Fungi

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Alternative Cancer Therapies – Detoxification

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Tools that can help reflexology

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Is Acid Reflux Ruining Your Life?

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What foods you should consider to relieve constipation

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Stop Hair Loss

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

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Tips for Boosting Your Reflexology Business

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What You Need To Know About Croton Oil and Prostate Cancer

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Drug Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

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Screening Patients for Cystic Fibrosis

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How to Get Full on a Vegetarian Diet

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Reflexology Whats it all about Anyway?

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Reasons why some people choose reflexology

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How to Determine the Best Solution against Nail Fungi

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Improving Eyesight -Diet and Vision

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Getting To Know The Condition Known as Diverticulitis

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Connecting hypothyroidism and weight gain

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Alternative Cancer Therapies – Electrotherapy

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Your Guide to available Natural Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatments

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Things to Avoid During Acid Reflux

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Protecting the Male Prostate

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Hiv/Aids: In The Global Community

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The Effects of Biotin in Hair Loss

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The Lifestyle of Someone Who Is Preventing Diverticulitis

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The Risk Factors of Prostate Cancer

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Prostrate Cancer Prevention

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How Nail Fungi Develops

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Drug Treatments Often Prescribed for Cystic Fibrosis

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HGH – What is Human Growth Hormone?

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All about reflexology associations

All about reflexology associations When it comes to getting a career as a reflexologist, everybody accepts that one of the most important steps that you can take is to get certified by the American Reflexology Certification Board. Few people realize, however, how useful it can be to become a member of a reflexology association. In this article, we’ll give you an overview of why you should join a reflexology association if you are a reflexologist and we’ll let you know […]

What about Blood pressure?

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Why Quit Smoking Cigarettes

Why Quit Smoking Cigarettes The answer is a glaring YES. Smoking has been the root of a lot of negative effects since its conception. As history and statistics have both suggested time and again, smoking can be the source of death of an individual. If that is not enough reason for you to quit smoking, then go on while you are going away from your life with that stick in hand. Why Quit Smoking Cigarettes Smoking has been the cause of a lot […]

How to Treat Acid Reflux

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Hiv/Aids: Myths And Misconceptions

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Introduction – Arthritis

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Treating Mild, Complicated or Recurring Diverticulitis

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Your nutrition grail for constipation

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The Next Step Reflexology: Treatment 101

The Next Step Reflexology: Treatment 101 Once you have looked into reflexology and decided that reflexology is a therapy that you would like to try, you will have to decide whom to go to for the treatment.  There are many specialties in reflexology, so you may have the choice of seeing one that specializes in your symptoms.  Keep in mind that most reflexologists see patients with all sorts of health issues.  It is not vital that you go to one […]

Help! What Can I Eat After An Attack Of Diverticulitis?

Help! What Can I Eat After An Attack Of Diverticulitis? You have just received the diagnosis of diverticulitis and have been given antibiotics to take, great! Make sure that you take the antibiotics as prescribed taking all of the medication. If your attack was mild you doctor sent you home with strict instructions to rest, which may include bed-rest and either a clear liquid diet or a low-fiber one. What if you are unsure of what exactly is allowed on […]

How to Eat a Balanced Vegetarian Diet on the Road

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Hypothyroidism and early menopause

Hypothyroidism and early menopause Aging with grace may be one of the many priorities of women. However, this may not be easily achieved given the side effects of menopause. Aside from this kind of truth, women are also hounded by early menopause caused by hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism and early menopause What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is a kind of disease that is caused by the dysfunction in the thyroid gland. This butterfly-shaped endocrine gland can be located in the front of the neck. In the case […]

The Truth about Hair Loss

The Truth about Hair Loss As leaves fall down during autumn, our hair also shed some of its strands that are sometimes referred as hair loss. Truth is, hair loss can be natural to a certain degree. A hundred and 125 hair strands are still considered a normal number for hair loss and should not be a cause of panic. Our hair also has its natural growth cycle and after completing the cycle of growing new follicles until they mature, […]

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Alternative Cancer Therapies – Herbal Extracts

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Questions regarding reflexology

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Things You Need to Know About Hair Loss

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Hospitalization or Surgery for Diverticulitis

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Treatment for Diverticular Disease

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How a Vegetarian Diet Can Become Hazardous to Your Health

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Alternative Cancer Therapies – Hulda Clark’s Zapper

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All about Malic Acid

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Preventing Infections in Cystic Fibrosis Patients

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All about reflexology certification

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Who’s at risk for Arthritis?

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Why Should You Stop Smoking Cigarette

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Treatment Options For Diverticulitis

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