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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All About diphtheria
July 31, 2012 – 4:23 am | No Comment
All About diphtheria
Diphtheria is an infection of the bacteria that is seen to spread easily, and occurs very fast in individuals. It  mainly affects the throat and the nose. Mostly children below 5 years are affected also those above 60 years of age also get affected by diphtheria. People living in crowded and unclean surroundings contract diphtheria easily. Normally those who are not immunized are also seen to contract this disease very easily. Diphtheria is not seen in countries like Europe and United States as here health officers have been immunizing the children against if for many years. It is still very common in countries that are in the process of developing. In the years 1993 and 1994, the cases of diphtheria were very great in countries like Soviet Union. The early stages of diphtheria start with a sore throat. It could be a low grade fever and sometimes the neck glands get swollen. The bacteria causing diphtheria causes a poison or toxin within that leads to a very thick coating in the  [...]


Nutrition in the Golden Years
July 25, 2012 – 2:12 am | No Comment
Nutrition in the Golden Years
There are many people who have a lot of nutrient deficiencies caused due to illness, and other conditions. All these people may be in need of some kind of either mineral or vitamin supplements. Their conditions might alter their appetite and also put a limit to their food choices. The nutrient absorption is impaired. There are many adults who need more calcium, more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D. It is better you select a single supplement which is balanced. Chose a supplement that provides more than 100 percent of the listed nutrients. So it is better that you avoid all those supplements that have those extra ingredients such as herbs, lecithin and choline and also enzymes. These are the ingredients that add cost and have no nutritional value. The body burns a lot of oxygen and it produces a lot of energy which is devoid of radicals. These radicals destroy all the body tissues and cells, which leads to a lot of health problems. Antioxidant vitamins help to neutralize any kind of  [...]


All about Chocolate Addiction
July 24, 2012 – 11:36 pm | No Comment
All about Chocolate Addiction
Are you one of those who is addicted to chocolates? Everyone does like binging on sweets but if you are one of those who just cant do without a chocolate remedy then you surely have a problem. This is something that has to be tackled and has to be attended with lot of understanding and care. The first step that you have to take is to identify the symptoms. There are many psychological reviews which really do not support chocolate consumption as addiction. But there is the other theory which says that endorphins are released when one eats a chocolate and it is believed that eating a chocolate alters the mood and takes it to a high . So it is believed that a person finds it hard to resist when he is low and reaches out for the chocolate. The symptoms purely are based on day to day actions. If you find yourself reaching for a chocolate post lunch then you are getting into addition of chocolate. If you have cravings that can be controlled  then it is not an addiction. But if you reach  [...]


Some Important food and Nutrition Facts
July 11, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Some Important food and Nutrition Facts
Learn about some of the very important food facts and also nutrition varieties which make up our system. How exactly to take food, how to know which juice is good? Is concentrate juice good or fresh juice? How long can juice be stored, does the time limit of storage of food affect its level of vitamin C. All this and more should be known. First of all understand that animals and birds have the capacity to make their own Vitamin C. But guinea pigs and people get it only from their food. The good vitamin C sources are grapefruit, oranges, green peppers, strawberries, potatoes and broccoli. Vitamin C is needed for the preparation of collagens. Collagen is a protein that is the base for the connective tissue in the body. If you do not have Vitamin C in your diet you might have scurvy. The symptoms of lack of Vitamin C include bleeding gums, loss of appetite, swollen ankles, loose teeth and also small blood spots in the skin. Test the Vitamin C content and you will able to rate the food  [...]


All About Infant Botulism
July 6, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
All About Infant Botulism
Botulism is a very rare ailment and is mainly caused due to Clostridium botulinum, which is a bacteria. It generally occurs in the soil. This bacterium produces a toxin that affects the nerves. There are  three kinds of botulism : Food borne botulism comes when the toxin attacks the food that you eat. Wound botulism is caused due to the bacteria that results in wounds. Then you have infant botulism which is mainly caused by eating the bacterial spores. This is normally seen to occur from honey . All the three forms of bacteria are disastrous and need a medical emergency. The symptoms of botulism are inclusive of blurred vision, double vision, slurred speech and drooping eyelids. There is a lot of difficulty in swallowing and there is considerable weakness in the muscles. The mouth runs dry and the treatment includes a lot of antitoxins, surgery of infected wounds and a lot of intensive medical care. One can prevent botulism by protecting oneself from canning foods . Also  [...]


Alternative Treatment for Liver Cancer
July 3, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Alternative Treatment for Liver Cancer
Liver is one of the largest organs and fills the upper portion of the abdomen on the right side. The liver has the main function of filtering the blood and takes out the harmful substances.  These substances are then passed in the urine and the stools thus helping to make bile which aids in digestion of fat from food. Glycogen is stored and the body uses this for energy. Cancer in the liver occurs due to two things. The cancer could be primary liver cancer or secondary liver cancer. The primary liver cancer spreads to the liver from a primary growth or tumour and secondary liver cancer spreads to the liver when the growth is in another site. This is the fifth common cancer in the world . Chronic liver infections are seen to be the most common risk factors alongwith some forms of hepatitis. There are many ways one can deal with alternative treatment for liver cancer. There are nutrients and herbs which have greatly influenced the treatment of liver cancer. However it should be understood  [...]