Friday, May 6, 2011

Coping With Flu: 10 Tips to Ease Symptoms

Coping With Flu: 10 Tips to Ease Symptoms Coping with flu again this year? While there's no cure for flu, there are some natural and practical flu remedies you can use to ease flu symptoms. Here are some you can try today. (Keep in mind that the FDA and manufacturers now say that over-the-counter cough and cold medicines should not be given to children under 4.)Tip #1: Stay home and get plenty of

Psoriatic Arthritis: 10 Tips to Fight Fatigue

Psoriatic Arthritis: 10 Tips to Fight FatigueIf you have psoriatic arthritis, chances are you've experienced a common symptom -- fatigue. Fatigue can be caused by a number of factors, making it hard to treat. But don't be discouraged -- there are many ways you can fight psoriatic arthritis and fatigue.Psoriatic Arthritis and Fatigue: What Are the Causes?Because everyone feels tired sometimes, it

10 Healthy Holiday Party Tips

10 Healthy Holiday Party TipsYour guide to a guilt-free winter bash.I know that not everyone feels this way, but I personally love to attend and throw holiday parties. The holiday music twinkling in the background, those festive fashions, and time to visit with people you don't see often -- what's not to love?Some might also think that a holiday party is not the place to highlight health. I beg

Thursday, May 5, 2011

10 Lifestyle Tips for Cancer Prevention

10 Lifestyle Tips for Cancer Prevention Diet, Activity Recommendations May Reduce the Risk of Cancer, Experts Say Looking for ways to cut your risk of developing cancer? Here's a list of 10 diet and activity recommendations highlighted this week in Chicago at the annual meeting of the American Dietetic Association (ADA).1_Be as lean as possible without becoming underweight.2_Be physically active

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

10 Tips for Meatless Meals

10 Tips for Meatless MealsWhether you're a vegan or 'flexitarian,' vegging out has health benefits.Gone are the days when people tended to think of vegetarians as a small group of earth-loving hippies who spent top dollar for bruised-looking produce at health stores. Vegetarians of every type, from the "flexitarian" (occasional meat eater) to the strict vegan, have gone mainstream.These days,

Carbohydrates – the good, the bad and the ugly

Carbohydrates – the good, the bad and the uglyFierce controversy rages in the popular press about carbohydrates and their influence on our health. Thanks to the popularity of the Atkins, South Beach and other low-carbohydrate diets, many believe that all carbohydrates are “bad” and a cause of the obesity epidemic. Like many issues associated with nutrition, this is a dangerous over-simplification

10 Healthy Aging Tips From Centenarians

10 Healthy Aging Tips From CentenariansCan we discover the fountain of youth?  Some answers lie with the healthiest people on earth – the elders of Okinawa in Japan. Okinawa has a higher proportion of centenarians than anywhere on the planet  – more than four times that of the UK.  Not only this, but they remain healthy and active into advanced old age.  Compared with people of the same age in

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

10 Things You Should Know About Arthritis

10 Things You Should Know About ArthritisIf you have been diagnosed with arthritis, it is important to learn all that you can about the disease. There are 10 things you should know about arthritis. The basic information will enhance your understanding of living with arthritis, as well as disease management.1 - Arthritis is not a single disease.Many people speak of arthritis as if it were a single


10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ASTHMAAsthma is one of the most common lung diseases that affect not only children but adults too.  You always have Asthma but when your lungs get irritated by something is when you have an asthma attack.  Some signs and symptoms of Asthma are breathlessness, wheezing, chest stiffness, and coughing.  Here are 10 things about asthma that will help educate you more

10 Symptoms of Kidney Disease

10 Symptoms of Kidney DiseaseMany people who have chronic kidney disease don't know it, because the early signs can be very subtle. It can take many years to go from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to kidney failure. Some people with CKD live out their lives without ever reaching kidney failure.However, for people at any stage of kidney disease, knowledge is power. Knowing the symptoms of kidney

Side effects of steroids (For all aspiring body builders and athletes)

Side effects of steroids (For all aspiring body builders and athletes)1. Inhibition of Natural HormonesThe inhibition of natural hormones is probably the most common and probable side effect experienced from the use of anabolic steroids. In almost all cases, adding a hormone into your body will send a message to your endocrine system to stop producing it. This is because your body wants to remain

Some facts about heart

Some facts about heart•Women hearts beat faster than men.• Three years after a person quits smoking, there chance of having a heart attack is the same as someone who has never smoked before.• The human heart weighs less than a pound.• The human heart can create enough pressure that it could squirt blood at a distance of thirty feet.• The first open heart surgery was performed by Dr. Daniel Hall

Simple Steps to Lower Cholesterol

Simple Steps to Lower CholesterolHas your doctor said you have high cholesterol (called hypercholesterolemia)? Then you know you need to change your diet and lifestyle to lower cholesterol and your risk of heart disease. Even if your doctor prescribed a cholesterol drug to bring levels down, you'll still need to change your diet and become more active for cardiovascular health. These simple tips

Monday, May 2, 2011

Types of Alcoholism

Types of Alcoholism Did he, Edison Chen and all her sex mates took any drugs? Women should say No To drugs. Lessons to be learned from Gillian Chung is "Do not be naive."Patterns of alcoholism vary widely. The American social scientist Professor E. M. Jellinek, who pioneered the modern scientific approach to the problem, described five types of alcoholism. Two or more of them may be found in the

Antioxidant may prevent alcohol-induced liver disease

Antioxidant may prevent alcohol-induced liver diseaseAlcohol-induced liver disease (ALD) is a major cause of illness and death in the United States. Women are more likely to be affected by alcohol-induced liver disease because women can be affected by smaller amounts of alcohol than men. Research had revealed that the brains of heavy drinkers can be affected at an early stage of their affliction

Why estrogen makes you smarter

Why estrogen makes you smarterEstrogen is an elixir for the brain, sharpening mental performance in humans and animals and showing promise as a treatment for disorders of the brain such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. But long-term estrogen therapy, once prescribed routinely for menopausal women, now is quite controversial because of research showing it increases the risk of cancer,


From A Cardiac Specialist!
Drinking water at certain time maximizes it's effectiveness on the body:
2 glasses of water after waking up - helps activate internal organs
1 glass of water30 minutes before a meal - helps digestion
1 glass of water before taking a bath - helps lower blood pressure
1 glass of water before going to bed - avoids stroke or heart attack
Please pass this to the people you care about!
I can also add to this.  My Primary Care Physician told me that water at bedtime will also help prevent night time leg cramps.  Your leg muscles are seeking hydration when they cramp and wake you up with a Charlie Horse.  I can add too: the body is about 60% water – and the brain is 70% water..  When old people get confused sometimes it’s because they’re dehydrated.

Does Circumcision Have Health Benefits?

Does Circumcision Have Health Benefits?  The debate over surgically removing an infant's penis foreskin has continued over the years, with proponents touting circumcision's health benefits, and opponents arguing against what they say is the barbaric nature of the procedure. An anticircumcision group in San Francisco is the latest to join the fray, pushing for a ban on the practice.Circumcision

Sunday, May 1, 2011

10 Things You Didn't Know About You + What's the Maximum Weight A Human can Lift

10 Things You Didn't Know About You + What's the Maximum Weight A Human can Lift10: Your Stomach Secretes Corrosive Acid There's one dangerous liquid no airport security can confiscate from you: It's in your gut. Your stomach cells secrete hydrochloric acid, a corrosive compound used to treat metals in the industrial world. It can pickle steel, but mucous lining the stomach wall keeps this

6 perfect meals suitable for the production of muscle or fat loss [Part 1]

6 perfect meals suitable for the production of muscle or fat loss [Part 1]These six courses have one thing in common: they are beautiful, perfect and most importantly they are healthy. Meals are perfect for growing muscles, dropping the weight or just wanting to live healthy. Not sure what to eat for breakfast? Lunch? Dinner? - Now you will learn. You may need to adjust your portion sizes

Food & Beauty

Food & BeautyWe heard many times that we need to eat healthily the right products for many mineral substances, which requires not only for a health but for youth support too. So what are the appropriate products that need to supplement your diet?Avocados are rich in oils and B vitamins, which nourish the skin. Niacin (vitamin B3) is especially important. It soothes irritated reddened, blotchy

Insomnia: how to sleep well

Insomnia: how to sleep well No matter how frustrating and annoying getting up from the bed in the morning is, but that's not the worst part.Worst is that you always wake up tired.Peter Haury - Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, professor says that 17 percent of all human has problems with Insomnia.Natural AlternativesInsomnia may lead not only physiological but also psychological reasons. So before you

All about eggs – quick preparation, nutritional value, facts

All about eggs – quick preparation, nutritional value, factsEggsAcross the globe eggs have been a staple breakfast for ages. No wonder eggs is warehouse of vital nutrients making it a integral part of healthy diet. And all the people who think indulging in eggs will add to your weight well its a big myth a large egg yolk contains approximately 60 Calories (250 kilojoules); the egg white contains

The Health Benefits of Almonds

The Health Benefits of AlmondsBrief History of AlmondsThe almond is believed to have originally been cultivated in Asia and North Africa, and it was Spanish missionaries who first brought almonds to California. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United States is the largest producer of almonds in the world.The almond featured significantly in different cultures

10 Quick health tips

10 Quick health tipsHealth tips1. To cure a running nose or sore throat, boil water add one tablespoon honey, half lemon juice and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Drink while hot.2. If you are expecting try to avoid coffee, caffeine taken during pregnancy increases the probability of a child contracting diabetes.3. Drink water to aid your diet plan. People who are dehydrated are more prone to

Garlic: A herbal ‘Wonder Drug’

Garlic: A herbal ‘Wonder Drug’ Garlic is a natural antibiotic which has a powerful antioxidant effect. Consuming small quantity of garlic on a regular basis can help to protect the body against damaging free radicals. This herbal medicine is most effective when consumed in raw or crushed form. Also, raw garlic acts as a potent antibiotic. 2 to 4 grams of fresh finely chopped garlic is advisable

15 foods to reduce cholesterol

15 foods to reduce cholesterol#1. Apples. Finland has been carried out, which was trying to determine the cholesterol-reducing effect of apples. The results showed that three months after eating three apples a day can lower cholesterol levels twenty times. This occurs because the apples are rich in pectin, which helps to reduce low-density lipoproteins in your body.#2. Spinach.Spinach, like other

Healthy and beautiful skin

Healthy and beautiful skinFor most people skin care is a regular thing.But there is no number how often we should be taking care of our skin.It is also a true that each time we wash our skin, it loses moisture and it decreases the protective layer.Frequent bathing and shower-bath may dry out your skin and it may lose its elasticity. Ideal skin care must meet individual skin type, age, condition

24 Ways to Lose Weight Without Dieting

24 Ways to Lose Weight Without DietingSet a timer for 20 minutes and reinvent yourself as a slow eater. This is one of the top habits for slimming down without a complicated diet plan. Savor each bite and make it last until the bell chimes. Paced meals offer great pleasure from smaller portions and trigger the body’s fullness hormones. Wolfing your food down in a hurry blocks those signals and

5 Reasons Why Alcohol destroys your muscles

5 Reasons Why Alcohol destroys your musclesAlcohol consumption is more harmful than you think.Bellow 5 reasons...1: This negatively affects protein synthesis. The process of protein synthesis when amino acids are assembled into a complete protein. Excessive alcohol slows the process down to 20%, because your muscles are made up of proteins, thus multiplying the benefits of alcohol will not be.2:

Why You Should Drink Coffee + How to be healthy

Why You Should Drink Coffee + How to be healthy The popularity of coffee all over the world is not without reasons. Coffee drinkers of all race and color have appreciated the taste and aroma of coffee that are distinctive from any other drinks. Serve it hot or drink it icy cold, coffee is just the best. Besides its addicting taste and aroma, though, there still are many other reasons why you

10 Essential Health Tips (The Basics to Practice Every Day)

10 Essential Health Tips (The Basics to Practice Every Day)1. Move MoreMake it a daily challenge to find ways to move your body. Climb stairs if given a choice between that and escalators or elevators. Walk your dog; chase your kids; toss balls with friends, mow the lawn. Anything that moves your limbs is not only a fitness tool, it's a stress buster. Think 'move' in small increments of time. It

How to be healthy

How to be healthy# Eat at roughly the same times each day. This might be two, three or more times but a routine encourages a reasonable weight.# Watch your portions. Don't heap food on your plate (except for vegetables) and think twice before having second helpings.# Try to have five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. A portion is about 80g of fruit or vegetables. This is roughly equal to an

10 Tips for Avoiding Weekend Weight Gain

10 Tips for Avoiding Weekend Weight GainIs weekend overindulgence the cause of your weight gain?Did you know that even if you stick to a healthy diet or exercise routine all week, weekend overeating could result in an average gain of 9 pounds a year? That's what researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found in a recent study published in the journal Obesity.Like

Diabetic Nerve Pain: 10 Foot Care Tips to Protect Yourself

Diabetic Nerve Pain: 10 Foot Care Tips to Protect YourselfDiabetes can mean double trouble for your feet. First, diabetes can reduce blood flow to your feet, depriving your feet of oxygen and nutrients. This makes it more difficult for blisters, sores, and cuts to heal. And second, the diabetic nerve damage called peripheral neuropathy can cause numbness in your feet. When you can't feel cuts and