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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The Whole Truth about Acai Berry
July 26, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
The Whole Truth about Acai Berry
Acai Berry is being dubbed the ‘super-food’ that could aid in weight reduction, prolong existence, cure cardiovascular ailment and an array of other conditions. Here are the real facts regarding this fruit reaped from the Acai palm that grows luxuriantly in Central and S. America. In spite of what the net advertisements proclaim about Acai Berry’s benefits, Acai berry is not a fat-melter. Acai berry does not bring about instant slimming. Acai berry does not bring about burning, trimming, tightening or firming. Acai berry is not an appetite-suppressant. Acai berry is not a medicine for all diseases or an elixir. Acai berry would not give a man a bigger penile organ, stiffer erections or greater stamina. In N. America, acai has been widely employed in fruit extract mixes and nutrient supplement types. The maximum potency of this fruit could be obtained when consumed in freeze-dried form derived from its skin and core. Initial studies regarding this fruit have shown  [...]


Plausible Link Between Milk Intake and Prostate Cancer
July 20, 2010 – 11:31 pm | One Comment
Plausible Link Between Milk Intake and Prostate Cancer
Kids have always been advised to drink milk for growing stronger and big, however new-fangled studies have suggested milk be causal to prostate cancer. Milk is mostly depicted as an innate nutritious food loaded with minerals and vitamins and totally free of any preservative, additive or synthetic colouring. It offers an exceptional combo of proteins, magnesium, B vitamins, potassium and calcium necessary for bone development. However is milk truly the nostrum of life we deem it to be? Several specialists consider that, in several cases, increased intake may not shield from ailment, however could contribute to it. Duo novel researches, one study conducted in Italy and a previous one carried out in Canada have indicated links between milk intake and considerably greater risk of developing prostate cancer. The Canada-based study printed in The Prostate medical journal uncovered that males who consumed 4 two hundred ml milk glasses had two-fold the risk of developing prostate  [...]


Managing Hand and Finger Rheumatoid Arthritis Deformities
July 19, 2010 – 4:55 am | No Comment
Managing Hand and Finger Rheumatoid Arthritis Deformities
Rheumatoid arthritis is an agonizing inflammatory autoimmune disease affecting the cells coating and lubricating the joints or synovial tissue. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) develops in a symmetric manner, for example, affecting wrist, hand, knee, feet and ankle on both right and left side of the body. Hand and Finger RA Symptoms Joints of the finger and wrist nearest to the hand are commonly affected in hand RA. Symptoms experienced in case of hand and finger RA are: Pains, rigidity and swell-up in the finger and hand. Warmness and tenderness in finger, hand joints felt on contact. Symmetrical impact on the analogous joints like right as well as left wrist and finger. Creaky finger joints during movements – crepitus. Deformed joints of the finger, especially the one in the middle. Carpal tunnel syndrome like feeling numb and stinging sensations in the hands. Greater inflamed sensation, pains, rigidity affecting several symmetric joint types like right as well as left  [...]


Finding the Best Senior Care – Probing Viable Choices – Part II
July 13, 2010 – 11:31 pm | No Comment
Finding the Best Senior Care – Probing Viable Choices – Part II
Life tends to put a person in the most unexpected of scenarios where one is faced with the tough decision of locating a proper senior care for one’s parents. Here are several alternatives that could help in deciding on the most apposite senior care. Facility Options- One needs to bear in mind that nearly all non-infirmary settings have partial Medicare cover that would bear expenses of merely thirty days of rehab care following a severe occurrence such as stroke, however beyond that time, the cover would desiccate. Independent Living- In this option, an accommodation alongside meals would be provided in a communal dining area, laundering, room-cleaning or other tasks are covered in the cost and the intermittent meal being delivered to the room in case the elderly residing in it falls ill. However, this option would need the individual to be capable of independently managing day-to-day existence. Assisted Living- It would include the room along with meals, assistance in bathing,  [...]


Finding the Best Senior Care – Probing Viable Choices – Part I
July 12, 2010 – 2:01 am | No Comment
Finding the Best Senior Care – Probing Viable Choices – Part I
The process of organizing appropriate care for elderly parents could be a truly taxing and nerve-wrecking experience for any individual. Despite only the best wanted for one’s parents, yet, regrettably, it is generally not that unfussy. Sicknesses affecting seniors (mentally or physically) could mostly creep in tip-toed. It is not unusual to awaken one day to the grim realization that a single or both the parents could no longer independently care for themselves or are unsafe living alone. The anguish is the kin member having to convey this message. In ideal-case-scenarios, the decision could be a joint one or in the least planning has been done. In the pits of situations, the choice has been made when the parent is hospitalized and the kin feeling short of time wading through the viable choices and monetary inferences of shifting the parent or parents to another location. Here are several options one could palpate to decide upon which one truly matches to one’s expectations. Monetary  [...]


EndoPAT Fingertip Screening Test – Express Heart Disease Monitoring Tool
July 7, 2010 – 1:25 am | No Comment
EndoPAT Fingertip Screening Test – Express Heart Disease Monitoring Tool
A common confounding query that people pose regularly to their cardiologist is ‘How do I recognize whether I would develop heart disease? Even as there are no simple answers, the EndoPAT (Endothelial Peripheral Arterial Tone) is a pain-free, non-invasive device that could measure heart health by merely a fingertip test. Created by Itamar Medical, an Israel-based company, EndoPAT had earlier received FDA acceptance during 2003 and has been widely popular among celebs and managed to garner the stamp of acceptance from U.S. physicians and reputable medical institutions such as the Mayo Clinic. EndoPAT Heart Test – Manner of Functioning Even though there are ultrasound testing presently available to assist physicians in assessing whether a person has early inception of heart disease, the EndoPAT is capable of looking way ahead – up to nearly 7 years in the future and could sense if or not the arteries are becoming lesser elastic and measures health of blood vessels. Many of the tools  [...]