Monthly Archives: January 2010

Helping Teens With Cystic Fibrosis

Infants born and diagnosed early with cystic fibrosis are now growing up, going through puberty, and eventually, most are becoming mature adults with families of their own. The teen years are a challenge both to the parents and the teens. Teens are beginning to assert their independence, trying to be grown up, and rebellion is a stage most teens will go through.   Teenagers feel awkward and uncertain and often lose confidence in their abilities and skills. They may feel […]

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 […]

Eye Health: Eye Migraines

Eye Health: Eye Migraines The eye migraines or ophthalmic migraines are very common in a lot of people; in fact, people may be having this condition without even noticing it. Despite the fact, its solo term pertains to a severe headache. Ophthalmic migraines are usually not painful at all. However, it is still an eye health related disease that may. Eye Health: Eye Migraines   Instead, what eye migraines cause are visual disturbances that may come with or without headaches. […]

What is the Diverticulitis Diet All About?

What is the Diverticulitis Diet All About? The diet for those who have experienced diverticulitis can be confusing and there can be different diets to which your doctor may have you on depending on your symptoms, your age and how often you have experienced diverticulitis. The diverticulitis diets generally have one thing in common – fiber. What is the Diverticulitis Diet All About?   The three-diverticulitis diets are:   High Fiber Low Fiber No Fiber When to use the different […]

How to Quit Smoking without the Weight Gain

How to Quit Smoking without the Weight Gain A lot of people who have started to quit smoking stopped in the middle of their tracks because the process made them gain weight. Although this may be enough reason for some individuals, keeping the habit of smoking can cause a lot of other disadvantages and some of them can even lead to death. How to Quit Smoking without the Weight Gain The truth about weight gain As the body adjusts to the lessened […]