Monthly Archives: June 2010

The differences between massage therapy and Reflexology

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

Embrace the positive effects of quitting smoking

Embrace the positive effects of quitting smoking Smoking cigarettes or tobacco has been the habit of a lot of individuals in the whole wide world. Although there are a lot of people that are into smoking, it does not change the fact that a lot more are dying because of smoking. Trying to stop your self from smoking cigarettes is just the first step. You must be able to abstain entirely from lighting up a cigarette. To help you be more enlightened and […]

Complications Arising From Nail Fungi

Complications Arising From Nail Fungi Nail fungi are never harmless. At the very least, nail fungi causes nail discoloration, and slowly but surely destroys the nail after a period of time. Aside from permanently damaging your nails, nail fungi can lead to complications, especially if you are inflicted with diseases such as diabetes, or leukemia. People who are undergoing heavy medication are also in danger of developing complications because of nail fungi infection. Even people who have undergone organ transplant are not immune from the harmful […]

Healthy lifestyle lowers risk of prostate cancer

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

General Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis Throughout The Body

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

Proper Nutrition and Eye Health

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

How Do I Know If I Have Diverticulitis?

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

Carrying Your Belongings the Chiropractic Way

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

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Ellagic Acid

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