Monthly Archives: April 2011

Low Carb Dieting For Successful Weight Loss

Low Carb Dieting For Successful Weight Loss Low carb dieting has become fashionable in recent years especially with the publication of the Atkins diet. Losing weight is a goal for so many people and everybody is looking for the quick and easy way to lose weight. Some people do not need to lose weight at all but still get stressed over a couple of pounds. Others need to lose for medical reasons and may have one hundred pounds or more […]

Symptoms of Nail Fungal Infection

Symptoms of Nail Fungal Infection Onychomycosis, or nail fungal infection is present when your nails acquire a yellowish hue, along with other symptoms such as brittleness, thickening, or ragged nails. Nails may also acquire a darker color due to dirt buildup beneath the infected nail. Nail fungal infection may also cause the nail to be torn off from the nail bed. This condition is called onycholysis, and may cause the victim much pain. A bad odor may also emanate from the infected nails. Thus, when you […]

Reflexology for Arthritis

Reflexology for Arthritis If you suffer from arthritis, you may be familiar with conventional treatments such as non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs.  Moreover, you may be all too discouraged by their numerous side effects and sometimes even their inability to really work.  Truth be known, there are over 200 known factors that may contribute to arthritis.  The key is getting to the route of the problem and that is not done by drug intervention.  And there are many ways to combat arthritis […]

Diverticulitis and Diverticulosis

Diverticulitis and Diverticulosis 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 is […]

Understanding Acne Vulgaris

Understanding Acne Vulgaris If you don’t know what an acne vulgaris is, it’s just the scientific name for acne. Of course, acne is something even a young teenager knows and has experienced. In fact, 85% of the world population has had acne especially during their youthful days. Understanding Acne Vulgaris   Teenagers aren’t the only ones who have this problem because even adults do. Adult females, even in their 40s and 50s, still have pimples. That’s because of the hormones […]

Determining your quit smoking support

Determining your quit smoking support Having the habit of smoking could become a kind of addiction that is hard to shed off. It is for this reason that people who want to quit from smoking should have a pool of support he or she can turn to when the need arises. The process and implications during the formative days or weeks of quitting smoking can become challenging. The smoker may even have lapses in judgment during this time. Why is it necessary to […]

Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis

Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms of cystic fibrosis will normally show in children by the age of three. Adults can be diagnosed with cystic fibrosis but that is usually rare. Each child may experience symptoms differently and some will have mild symptoms and others may be more serious. Most victims of cystic fibrosis will experience thick heavy mucus that collects in the lungs and intestines. This can result in poor nutrition and poor growth. Some children may experience frequent upper […]

The right time to quit smoking

The right time to quit smoking It’s a now-or-never choice. Admit it, smoking can lead to a lot of complications and negative consequences in the future. So, is there still a need to prolong your agony? Quit smoking now. Every time that you light up that cigarette or tobacco stick, you also erase an estimated 7 minutes of your life. So if you consume at least 10 sticks a day, that more than an hour in your life. The meter would go on […]

Relieve Constipation with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Relieve Constipation with Irritable Bowel Syndrome You might have probably heard about constipation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Their effects and the negative feelings they bring can even be enough to make an individual irritable and uncomfortable for weeks. But can you imagine having them both at once? Piece of hell, you might say. Relieve Constipation with Irritable Bowel Syndrome   Although it is not very common, constipation with Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a grueling reality for some individuals. The mixture […]