Monthly Archives: May 2011

Factors which Cause Nail Fungal Infection

Factors which Cause Nail Fungal Infection There are many factors which can contribute to the spread of nail fungal infection. For example, an injured person has a higher chance of developing fungi than an uninjured person. Also, people who wear tight-fitting clothes and shoes are more prone to developing fungi. People who sweat profusely can easily develop fungal infections on many body parts. Fungi easily infect people who are used to sharing bathrooms, shower rooms, swimming pools, and lockers. Athletes, who usually possess sweaty feet, […]

Arguments against Vegetarianism

Arguments against Vegetarianism As many proponents as there are for vegetarianism there are just as many people who don’t have an opinion on the subject. On the other extreme however, there are also just as many people who would go so far as to argue against the practice. Just as the reasoning behind vegetarianism is broad and diverse, so is the reasoning against it. People have abstract and concrete answers for adhering to a vegetarian diet. Similarly, there are arguments […]

Special Considerations for Vegetarian Women

Special Considerations for Vegetarian Women If you are considering becoming a vegetarian, consider all of the effects that the diet change could have on your overall health. Any major change in diet or exercise should be discussed with your physician first. If you are already a vegetarian and are unhappy with your overall health and physical capabilities, you should also speak with your physician. Women have special needs when it comes to nutrition. Following are a few things for women […]

Surgery for Diverticulitis

Surgery for Diverticulitis Diverticulitis develops when bacteria becomes trapped in pouches called diverticula that have formed along the wall of the large intestine. This leads to an infection. The bacteria grow and cause inflammation and pressure which may lead to a small tear in the wall of the intestine. The infection, called peritonitis, may develop if infection spills into the abdominal cavity. The reason diverticula form in the wall of the large intestine is not completely understood. Typically, a diet […]

Green Tea Weight Loss Plan

Green Tea Weight Loss Plan Many people are now turning to inexpensive and natural green tea weight loss plans to help them in their weight control efforts. It is simple too. Green tea can be drunk like any other tea, usually without milk or sweeteners, or if you do not like the taste you can purchase green tea extract. Research has shown that green tea helps to reduce weight by stimulating the body’s thermogenesis process, which increases the expenditure of […]

The Mother of All Stop Smoking Programs YOGA!

The Mother of All Stop Smoking Programs YOGA! People have differing personalities and beliefs. That’s why you won’t be surprised that we are given a variety of choices even in the simplest thing. Complicated endeavors like quitting smoking is not left behind. As the number of people who want to quit smoking has grown, the rise in options and choices also grew alongside with it. The Mother of All Stop Smoking Programs YOGA! For smokers who want to taste a new life without […]

Effectively stop smoking with quit smoking pills

Effectively stop smoking with quit smoking pills You have probably heard of people swearing that they will stop smoking. To no avail, you still see them with their trusted tobacco or cigarettes. Aside from the weak will power, their failure to quit smoking may be due to the several effects it can give. As we all know, quitting smoking can make one experience ugly withdrawal symptoms. Some may even have temporary weight gain. These unexpected and hart-to-handle effects may cause an individual to veer […]

Cystic Fibrosis—Life Threatening and Incurable

Cystic Fibrosis—Life Threatening and Incurable Cystic fibrosis has been around since medieval times. Infants in the middle ages who had “salty” skin were considered bewitched because they normally died during infancy. The disease is sometimes fatal, inherited, chronic, and progressive. There is no known cure for this genetic disease. Cystic fibrosis normally affects the digestive and respiratory organs of the body. Thick mucus collects in the passageways and lungs in the respiratory system and blocks the ducts that allow digestive […]

The Affect of Cystic Fibrosis on Children

The Affect of Cystic Fibrosis on Children Over 4,000 children are born with Cystic Fibrosis in the United States each year. They get the disease when both of their parents have the Delta F508 gene. There are over 1200 mutations of the Cystic Fibrosis gene. Some cause less damage and have milder symptoms than some of the other genes. If you believe you may be a carrier of this mutant gene, you can be genetically tested before you decide to […]