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 […]

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 […]