Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Handy Tips for Managing Menopause and Weight Gain
April 27, 2010 – 1:59 am | No Comment
Handy Tips for Managing Menopause and Weight Gain
Menopause and Weight gain do seem to be going hand-in-hand particularly due to weight increase being so prevalent subsequent to menopause. Factually, almost thirty percent of females in the age band of fifty to fifty-nine years of age are not simply facing overweight issues but are also struggling with obesity. Menopause and Weight Gain – Probing Risks Several risks of weight increase are well-identified – hypertension, cardiovascular ailment and diabetes among several others. Surplus fats accumulating in the midriff further raises such risks. Regrettably, there is more likelihood of a woman developing a broader waist subsequent to entering menopause phase. In case a woman is presently having a waistline measuring over thirty-five inches then it is high time that proactive approaches be adopted for reversing this drift. Menopause and Weight Gain – Plausible Contributory Factors Menopause could make keeping off pounds quite a task possibly due to a merge of factors associated to  [...]


Flab-busting Exercises for losing Weight
April 22, 2010 – 3:30 am | No Comment
Flab-busting Exercises for losing Weight
These easy-to-do and effective exercises for losing weight are devised for preventing fat and combating gravity irrespective of what age one is. Twists A basic big bathing or beach-use towel would be needed to start off on these exercises for losing weight. This exercise when done correctly would target areas of the arm, leg and core muscles. Standing in a position by placing feet close to one another and right foot to be placed on a towel and the two ends to be held in each of the hands. Now pulling on the towel and straightening the right foot ahead of oneself. Grabbing the tips of the towel using the left hand and then twisting trunk towards one’s right, extend right arm outwards to the side at shoulder height. Holding this pose for ten seconds and then lowering, switching sides and then repeating. Doing five such repetitions on both sides. Half-Lunar Moves One starts off by standing in position such that the feet are a couple of feet away from one another,  [...]


J-Lo, Gisele Bundchen touted Dukan Diet – Eating your way to Slimness
April 20, 2010 – 12:34 am | No Comment
J-Lo, Gisele Bundchen touted Dukan Diet – Eating your way to Slimness
Ever pondered over why women in France seem naturally modish and slim irrespective of how old they are?  The secret is far from the red wines or the olive oils popularly consumed but a remarkable weight-reduction program that French females can’t stop swearing about. Several political heavy weights, movie celebrities and big-shot models inclusive of Gisele Bundchen and J-Lo are firm followers of the Dukan diet that promises lasting slimness while consuming all what one likes. The Dukan diet concedes to the natural pleasures to be derived from eating and amazingly avers to effectual weight reduction while consuming unrestricted amounts of real foods. The Dukan diet comprises of 4 varied eating plans which are each following on from the previous one. It commences with a drastic and swift weight reduction and leading to a planned yet basic long-standing, real foods regimen which ascertains that one would never face a rebound effect following weight reduction. The critical aspect  [...]


Could Triclosan Presence in Body Care Products Be Detrimental to Health
April 15, 2010 – 10:01 pm | No Comment
Could Triclosan Presence in Body Care Products Be Detrimental to Health
Ever since the FDA reassessing the bactericide chemical triclosan, commonly present in daily use body care products like hand wash, soap, toothpaste, make-up, play things, clothes and furniture, one is confounded with doubts about whether one  must or must not discard triclosan based products. Triclosan is a chemical which has been largely included in several products due to its bactericide action. Triclosan has been used for the past four decades and at the outset it was employed in health care surroundings like in hospital settings. In the past fifteen years, triclosan started being added in customer sanitation products. The latest FDA declaration regarding triclosan was its way of responding to a correspondence from the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment. The chairman of the organization, Edward J. Markey had forwarded the letter asking for data regarding the FDA’s standing on the in-progress Triclosan re-evaluation in costumer sanitation  [...]


Comprehending Autism Signs in Children
April 13, 2010 – 1:44 am | No Comment
Comprehending Autism Signs in Children
Autism spectrum disorder or ASD is an array of composite neuro-developmental disorders, typified by being socially impaired, problems in communicational skills and limited, recurring and typecast behavioural pattern. Autistic disorder, at times known as classical ASD or autism is a vastly acute ASD type. ASD fluctuates in disposition and how severe it is, occurring across all races, socio-economic sets and in any age. Specialists assess that 3-6 kids from every one thousand would have ASD. The male gender is four folds more prone to having ASD as compared to the female gender. Common autism signs in children The characteristic feature out of all the identified autism signs in children is social impairment. The main caretakers of the kid are generally the foremost ones to spot ASD signs. Even in infanthood, a child having ASD would exhibit non-responsiveness to individuals around or would be focussing fixedly on a particular object while excluding all other aspects around for lengthy  [...]


How does Acupuncture work in Stroke Treatment?
April 8, 2010 – 12:18 am | One Comment
How does Acupuncture work in Stroke Treatment?
A confounding niggling query about ‘How does acupuncture work in stroke treatment?’ has a wide array of answers. Acupuncture for stroke-elicited conditions like issues with verbal communication and ingestion, paralysis and depression is prevalently in use in the Oriental countries. Chinese and Japanese acupuncturists could commence therapy as quickly as doable following a stroke. Although several physicians recommend that in cases of stroke elicited due bleeding in the brain, acupuncture therapy should be sought only after waiting for 2 weeks. Ten to twenty percent of stroke cases occur due to bleeding in brain rather than the usually occurring blood vessel blockage or clots. Reason for the delay is because of study outcomes revealing that acupuncture is believed to open blood vessels thus improving blood circulation and decreasing clots and inflammation. Such outcomes are required early in case of arterial blockage, however subsequent to a brain bleeding elicited stroke, waiting till  [...]


Use of At-Home Testing Kit – Improved Rates of HPV Identification
April 6, 2010 – 12:39 am | No Comment
Use of At-Home Testing Kit – Improved Rates of HPV Identification
Greater number of HPV (human papilloma virus) cases can be identified when in-home testing kits were offered to females that failed in coming ahead to getting screened for cervical cancer. This was the astonishing outcome of a latest study available online. Despite the fact that in the West, cervical cancer screening programs has played a major role in decreasing the number of fatalities due to cervical cancer. One of the main downsides continues to be the reluctance of females in coming ahead for getting Pap smear tests. The online study printed in the British Medical Journal was conducted by investigators from Netherlands helmed by lead author Prof. Chris Meijer probed if in-home testing kits would bring about an improvement in HPV identification rates. Since long it has been ascertained that a number of HPV strains are present in majority of the cervical cancer cases, hence early detection is vital. During the course of the cervical cancer screening program in Netherlands,  [...]


Improvised Atkins Diet - Valuable Tips on Maintenance Plan – Part II
April 1, 2010 – 3:31 am | No Comment
Improvised Atkins Diet – Valuable Tips on Maintenance Plan – Part II
The new Atkins diet is quite uncomplicated – 3 meals during a day’s time that contain four to six ounces protein, salad (about 3 bowlfuls daily) and veggies (commencing with two ounces per day). The protein food forms are part of revised diet for proffering a sense of pleasant fullness and are essentially self-restricting in a manner in which choco-chip cookie is not. Skimping on fats is cautioned about as it functions in controlling yearnings for foods. Calorie calculation is not part of the revised Atkins diet, however one has to be quite precise regarding the carbs being consumed and work out every serving in terms of the net carbohydrate worth (computed as overall carbohydrate worth being subtracted from fibre content). In case one commences with the vastly effectual original weight reduction leg of the diet, one would be egged on to maintain net carbohydrates level at 0.7ounces/day from which 0.2 ounces in from non-veggie sources. But, no sooner have the surplus pounds  [...]