Monthly Archives: September 2010

Things You Need to Know About Hair Loss

Things You Need to Know About Hair Loss Since time immemorial, poets and artists have concocted many figures of speech about our hair. Idioms like the crown of glory, speeches of her hair or golden hair are just one of the terms which show how much people value their hair. Thus, it is quite normal if hair loss would become a source of insecurity among men and women. Hair loss may be slow or rapidly-occurring, for sure, it will create […]

Hospitalization or Surgery for Diverticulitis

Hospitalization or Surgery for Diverticulitis The more serious cases of diverticulitis (inflamed or infected diverticula) may need hospitalization or surgery in order to treat the condition. Diverticulitis becomes serious when complications occur. Hospitalization or Surgery for Diverticulitis   Complications of diverticulitis include bleeding that is not controlled or stops on its own, bowel obstruction, or peritonitis. Complications from diverticulitis often mean that a section of the bowel tissue has become damaged or that the condition has spread from the colon […]

Treatment for Diverticular Disease

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

Becoming a Chiropractor in Canada

Becoming a Chiropractor in Canada While becoming a chiropractor in Canada is not a simple matter, the course of study and hands on training embarked upon by those willing to eagerly learn the ropes shows that this is a labor of love that many see as a life calling rather than simply a profession chosen to supply needed financial support for their lives. It is noteworthy that in Canada a chiropractor is generally thought of as a specialist who has […]

How a Vegetarian Diet Can Become Hazardous to Your Health

How a Vegetarian Diet Can Become Hazardous to Your Health The popular opinion is that a vegetarian diet is better for your health. Decreasing meat and increasing plant foods, fiber and whole grain is only better for your health. That is true. There are definite advantages to a vegetarian diet. Because meat contains high amounts of fat and often contributes to high cholesterol, eliminating it is helpful. Eliminating meats in the sausage category is especially a good health choice. Plant […]

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Hulda Clark’s Zapper

Alternative Cancer Therapies – Hulda Clark’s Zapper Claims by Hulda Clark to be able to cure cancer using a special machine called a “zapper” – at great expense to the patient, from a clinic in Mexico – are not founded on any scientific principles. Clark has got a couple of (very old) American and Canadian degrees in natural sciences and is a naturopath.     Alternative Cancer Therapies – Hulda Clark’s Zapper Her idea is that one particular parasite, the […]

All about Malic Acid

All about Malic Acid Malic acid is a natural compound found in all living cells, and also found in high concentrations in fruits such as apples. Malic acid is a key intermediate in the major biochemical energy-producing cycle in cells known as the citric acid or Krebs cycle that takes place in the cells’ mitochondria in most living organisms. It is utilized in the Kreb’s Cycle or the energy cycle that converts carbohydrates into carbon dioxide, water and energy, to […]

Preventing Infections in Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Preventing Infections in Cystic Fibrosis Patients There is no known cure for cystic fibrosis so the main purpose of treatment is to reduce the severity of the symptoms and give the patient the best possible quality of life. New antibiotics developed recently are more effective in fighting infections and killing the bacteria that causes them. Faster acting inhalers deliver the medications straight to the airways. Long-term users of antibiotics have the potential of developing a resistance to drug therapy. Preventing […]

All about reflexology certification

All about reflexology certification More and more, the world is in need of qualified reflexologists in order to help individuals to feel better without having to pay a visit to a doctor. To that end, it is important to ensure that the reflexologist that you visit is qualified to be dealing with the problems that you are facing. In that respect, many reflexologists undergo training in order to become certified reflexologists so that their patients can tell that the quality […]