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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Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part II
August 31, 2010 – 1:38 am | No Comment
Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part II
Several parents of kids with autism state that they have noted drastic enhancements once their kids avoided gluten as well as casein (protein form present in milk product forms). Till present times, randomized-controlled studies examining these dietetic intakes have been small-scaled and outcomes have been diverse, however additional studies are in-progress in this regards. Doctor Fasano, a celiac specialist points out that some extent of this outcome might be a ‘placebo-effect’ and researchers have just begun to piece together the small parts of this intriguing puzzle. Fasano recommends all parents coming to him to firstly get their kids checked for anti-gliadin antibodies or AGA prior to starting off on any restricted diet. Undeniably, specialists insist on all those with GI issues, weariness, diabetes, inexplicable infertility or family past of celiac disease to firstly undergo testing prior to adopting a gluten free dietetic existence as gluten elimination ahead of time would  [...]


Life-Saving D.I.Y. Health Checks for Men – Part I
August 30, 2010 – 3:07 am | No Comment
Life-Saving D.I.Y. Health Checks for Men – Part I
The adage ‘Denial can leave a person dead’ is so pertinent to men who largely avoid visiting the doctor until they are in grave pain or truly haunted by something. A more prudent approach is to do a regular assessment of one’s health with some simple yet precise dawn check-ups. Although these are by no means a substitute for regular physician appointments, they can assist a person in sorting the trifling from the troublemakers. Check-up for - Spooky Gums Any reddishness, inflamed condition or blood loss from the gums could arise because of gingivitis which could advance to gum disease. This has been associated with the leading exterminator among males – cardiovascular disease. The bacterial forms present as a result of gum disease make an entry into the blood and are potential offenders for inflammation arising in other body regions, inclusive of the heart resulting in ASCVD (Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease). Moreover, gum disease could even signal diabetes - a condition  [...]


Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part I
August 29, 2010 – 10:55 pm | No Comment
Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part I
Gluten-less food forms are available far more commonly nowadays – however they are more than simply a health trend. The multitudes of novel gluten-free products ranging from pastas, pizzas, beers are a blessing of sorts for those sensitive to gluten intake and have restricted dietetic intake, celiac disease sufferers or ones with wheat allergies. For inexplicable reasons there has been a drastic rise in the numbers of this group noted in the last ten or so years. Are these helpful to the rest of the populace? Possibly not. The idea that a gluten free dietetic intake could assist individuals in loosing pounds or avoiding carbs is a fallacy. Many eminent dieticians point out that several gluten free food products that have undergone packaging have even greater amounts of sugars, carbohydrates, fats and calorific value as compared to their normal equivalents. Thus they have a tendency of being lesser in vitamin, iron and fiber hence not being all that wholesome after all. Gluten  [...]


Body Lumps – When to Worry – Part III
August 28, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Body Lumps – When to Worry – Part III
Here is a detailed guide to what body lumps actually mean and their pertinent treatment options. Shoulder Lumps Most Probaby- Lipomas Causes Lipomas are soft-textured, full of fat, non-malignant lumps of adipose cells most prevalently noticed on the shoulder region, although they could develop in all those places which have presence of fat cells. There is no definite cause for their occurrence and these lumps could differ in sizes from that of peas to almost one inch diameter-wise. Therapy Sporadically, lipoma would need removal in case it is exerting pressure on some nerve and causing pains. The procedure could be conducted after administering local anesthesia to the patient. Caveat Indications In case the lipoma or pains continually intensity or begin hurting then the person should get evaluated by his/her general practitioner. Mouth Lumps Most Probably – Oral Ulcers. Causes Oral ulcer is an agonizing sore within the mouth that arises due to teeth-caused wounds,  [...]


Body Lumps – When to Worry – Part II
August 27, 2010 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Body Lumps – When to Worry – Part II
Expert opinion about lump formations in different regions of the body and when medical attention is needed. Groin Lumps Most Probably- Skin tags or hair in-growth. Causes Skin tag is a tiny, soft-textured lump affixed to the skin’s surface via a stalk. They are more likely to be largely spongy whereas a tumor tends to be more lump-like and are generally of the analogous color of that of the skin. Hair in-growth develops following weakening of hair follicles probably after the skin is waxed or shaved that cause hair growth in the inward direction, at times leading to infections. These might seem reddish, whitish or also blackish in appearance. Therapy Cutting, freezing or removal of large-sized skin tag is done by general practitioners after anesthesizing the patient however it is not harmful. Hair in-growth could lead to hair follicle becoming inflamed and infected leading to a condition known as folliculitis. The treatment for this is antiseptic and antibiotic medications. Caveat  [...]


Body Lumps – When to Worry – Part I
August 26, 2010 – 1:45 am | No Comment
Body Lumps – When to Worry – Part I
Panicking is an involuntary reaction to detecting any form of lump over our body. Even though all unusual formations must be medically evaluated majority of them are basically not detrimental. Here is specialist advice on when body lumps are a matter of concern and necessary steps to be followed in such scenarios. Neck Lumps Causes Oily cyst formations mostly develop due to sebaceous gland getting clogged and fat accruing which lead to a non-painful lump. Such cysts do not turn malignant. Therapy These could be excised surgically after anesthetizing the patient. Swelling in glands could be indicative of infections and might necessitate antibiotic treatment. Caveat Indications These might be the foremost signal of blood cancer or cancer in some other body part that has metastasized to other regions or Hodgkin’s disease. However such lump formations usually appear at the sides of the neck and are quite hard-textured. Thyroid condition leads to a swell-up in mid-region  [...]


Top Ways to Bust Your Gut – Part III
August 25, 2010 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Top Ways to Bust Your Gut – Part III
More Frequent Tooth Brushing A latest Japan-based research enrolling 14000 individuals showed that those who did tooth brushing on a frequent basis had a leaner body as compared to those who didn’t. The mint flavouring in some of these brands also helps lessen the likelihood of in-between meal snacking. Consuming an unbalanced dietetic intake Calorific consumption when cycled which means lesser calories eaten on one day and more calories on the subsequent day would help in keeping body metabolism on the go and ascertain fat melting at an elevated rate. The solution is aiming for an average of two thousand calories/day over a seven day period. Dialling up an inclination When running outdoors, force application to the ground is done for self-propelling the body’s weight forwards. While treadmill-running, the belt provides that assistance. Hence, for counteracting it, it advisable that a minimal of one degree inclination be created when running or walking on the treadmill that parallels  [...]


Top Ways to Bust Your Gut – Part II
August 24, 2010 – 1:45 am | No Comment
Top Ways to Bust Your Gut – Part II
Fabulous pointers to help you shed those love handles, lose your belly and get defined abs. Changing Directions A prudent interval training tip when exercising on the elliptical trainer is – Riding for half-a-minute as swiftly as doable then instantaneously reversing one’s direction and riding for half-a-minute just as swiftly in the opposing direction, resting for a minute and then repeating. The energy for halting the drive and progressing from a halt to total-pace two times in the analogous interval would heighten one’s flab-exhuming efforts. Gorging on fiber rich foods Deem these as the ‘good carbohydrates’ which help proffer a sense of fullness thus one eats lesser as a result. The ideal fiber-laden food is beans – eight grams fiber in every half cup. Studies have shown that men who included twelve grams fiber into their daily dietetic intake shed one-quarter of an inch from their midriff bulge sans any dietetic modification. Topping one’s salads with vinaigrette-based  [...]