Monthly Archives: December 2010

Diet—An Important Tool in Treating Cystic Fibrosis!

Diet—An Important Tool in Treating Cystic Fibrosis! To be healthy active adults we need to have a healthy diet. If you are sick or have a serious disease a healthy diet is even more important. Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, limiting your fat and sugar intake and reducing the salt from your diet will make anyone healthier, especially those who have cystic fibrosis. Diet—An Important Tool in Treating Cystic Fibrosis!   There are some foods a cystic fibrosis […]

Self-Care for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Self-Care for Cystic Fibrosis Patients If you have a child diagnosed with cystic fibrosis one of the most important steps you can take is to learn all you can about the disease. The good news is with the Internet you are able to find multiple sites to give you the information you need. You can track recent developments in treating the disease and be instantly notified of any breaking news. Educate yourself about nutrition, medication, treatment and how to recognize […]

What Is The Best Way To Quit Smoking

What Is The Best Way To Quit Smoking Sometimes, people’s success stories may not be enough to make one assume that everything will work out fine in his or her end. Take for example the stories behind people who have unsuccessfully stopped from smoking. What Is The Best Way To Quit Smoking As the saying goes, people have different personalities thus leading to different needs and opinions. A single and generic method may work for the other but not with you. Quitting smoking […]

HIV Information

Aids: The Latest News AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. It is a disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Most people who are infected with HIV eventually develop AIDS. There may be a small percentage of people with HIV who will never develop AIDS. When people develop AIDS, their immune systems are slowly destroyed. People with AIDS get diseases called opportunistic diseases or infections. The weakened immune system no longer can provide protection for these diseases. HIV Information […]

Improving Eyesight – The Art Of Palming

Improving Eyesight – The Art Of Palming There are various steps and procedures one can take to help improve eyesight. Poor eyesight is condition caused by our own bad habits of ignoring the needs of our eyes. The eyes are a delicate, important organ in the body and they need just as much care as the other organs. Improving Eyesight – The Art Of Palming   Palming is a way to help the eyes relax, naturally. Eyes are in constant […]

Exploring Diverticulitis

Exploring Diverticulitis Many, many individuals have pouches in their colon wall called diverticula. When you have diverticula you have the condition known as diverticulosis. It is common to have diverticulosis because 10% of all Americans over the age of 40 have them. The condition becomes more common the older individuals become. Exploring Diverticulitis   When these pockets become lodged with feces or food and the presence of these particles inflame the diverticula, infection can set in. The infected diverticula are […]

Introduction – Weight Problems

Obesity  An obese person is regarded as someone who is around 20% above their ideal weight or someone whose fat weight in the body is more than 30% of their total weight. Introduction – Weight Problems Simply put if you consume more calories than you burn or use up, you will gain weight. People’s metabolisms are different, which means that different people will burn calories at different rates. That is why you get slim people who can eat a horrendous […]

Foods for a vegan to watch out for

Foods for a vegan to watch out for Being a vegan can be very difficult. There are so many different types of food that are available for sale today that contain animal products that you may not know about. In this article, we’ll help to make things a little clearer for you in terms of which foods to avoid due to the presence of animal-based ingredients. This way, it’ll be easier to ensure that you are following a strict vegan […]

Reflexology and Multiple Sclerosis

Reflexology and Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis is a progressive, degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, including the brain, the optic nerve, and the spinal cord.  It affects people mainly over the age of 30 and appears to affect more women than men.  Over 400,000 people in the United States have been diagnosed with MS.  The underlying cause of MS is not known, however stress and malnutrition often precede the onset of the disease.  Another theory, one that I tend […]