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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Women and Knee Arthritis
February 26, 2012 – 10:23 pm | No Comment
Women and Knee Arthritis
In this fast pace of life, health occupies top priority but there are instances where the individual though health conscious either falls sick or has health problems due to circumstantial conditions or due to lack of something within. By nature women have a lot more risk factors for having problems of health regarding the bone structure. Arthritis is one condition that affects most of the women these days. The factors could either be genetic or biological or due to hormonal imbalance. Unfortunately many women have also added a fourth factor to this condition and that is obesity. In all, women have this problem of osteoarthritis being the most common form of the disease with the incidence being more in the men than in the women. Experts say that around 27 million people in the United States of America have osteoarthritis and that around 60% of them are women. Before the age of 55, more men have osteoarthritis but after this age it is the women who are seen to have this condition. Joints  [...]


Wellness and Stress
February 22, 2012 – 2:05 am | No Comment
Wellness and Stress
Schools, offices and homes or any public place these days, are filled with the strains of flu and cold. What is the one thing that could keep us healthy and give us less stress? Flu shots and other methods are not enough to reduce the infection or to reduce stress. If you don’t have stress, you can have good stress management skills and lessen the effects it could have on your immune system. For overall functioning of good health and for maintaining the stress levels you should monitor your health carefully such that you are not susceptible to unwanted infection. Wellness and Stress Wellness and stress are co related. Stress can rise due to a weakened system and chronic stress raises the cortisol levels thus weakening the overall immune system. So you would be more susceptible to cold and flu and other health problems like diabetes, heart disease and many other ailments. Sometimes wellness gets affected as you make the wrong choices. Health suffers as you don’t have the right healthy  [...]


Stress and Work Life balance
February 14, 2012 – 3:57 am | No Comment
Stress and Work Life balance
Work life balance is a problem for all and is only a way of life for most. Anyone who works is bound to undergo a certain level of stress because it is only with the right decision made, that would ensure that you are in the right path. Maintaining a good balance is one of the best ways to menial shift work. But it is seen that most of us are not able to make any difference between work at home and work at workplace as most of the time our work life also happens at home. Being a workaholic could give benefits definitely but affects the overall productivity level. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy and gives him lot of stress. So if we work all day, with no specific time set aside for other things, then it is but obvious that we would be stressed. An individual under these circumstances loses sight of reality and becomes less creative. So it is important that we understand the importance of knowing to maintain a balance between work and life. Continuous work would take off  [...]


Stress Management and Students
February 5, 2012 – 11:00 pm | No Comment
Stress Management and Students
Being a student is something that most of us would identify with. Each one of us is a student in our own way. At every step in our life we learn something, and get to know some of the best ways we can make our life better. Yet there are cases where the students get overly stressed and make things difficult not only for themselves but also for others. This happens due to various factors and particularly affects the psyche of the students who are so focused on trying to achieve perfection in everything thus leading to a great pressure and inevitably stress. Stress affects every student whether it is a toddler or a college going teen. Stress is the response that we adopt in facing the circumstances that make us act, adjust or change in a particular way such that everything is balanced against our own will. This is the way the body reacts or adjusts to keep things under control. This is the body's way of responding to any demand that is made and stress is a way of manifesting the inability  [...]