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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Human beings and Algae related effects
December 28, 2012 – 5:41 am | No Comment
Human beings and Algae related effects
Man is always exposed to the toxins that are produced by algae when he consumes sea food. The most common health problems caused by algae are fish and shellfish poisoning. Amnesic Shell fish poisoning, Diarrheic shellfish poisoning, ciguatera fish poisoning, paralytic shellfish poisoning, and neurotoxin shellfish poisoning are some of the ways algae could affect the human body. Each of the problems are caused due to the presence of a varied species of toxic algae which are seen to occur in the coastal waters of the United States and the other parts of the world. With an increase in the transport of seafood in locally and internationally, the entire human population is at a risk of contracting some kind of sea food allergy or the other. It has been sent hat the ciguatera is responsible for most of the sea food intoxications. There is a growing evidence which shows that the other reactions are also on the rise. Amnesic Shellfish poisoning is a life threatening reaction. Mainly affecting  [...]


Nutrition for People With Cancer
December 25, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Nutrition for People With Cancer
Cancer is a condition that affects anyone without knowing. Cancerous condition has to be dealt with the right kind of nutrition .Nutrition is thus a very important part of cancer treatment. Eating the right kind of food is very crucial to cure cancer. This would help you to be strong and better. Good nutrition is very important because if you have cancer because the illness affects your appetite. Cancer and cancer treatments affect the ability of the body to certain kinds of food and also to use nutrients. The best way to fight the disease is to have good and nutritious food. After the tough chemotherapy and other cancer treatments, the food choices for a healthy diet are very important. It is very important to avoid extreme diets that may leave you deprived of key nutrients. Have a lot of vegetable and fruit juices and ensure that the food is pasteurized. You are more susceptible to infection during cancer so the food has to be pasteurized. Fill your plate with fruits and vegetables  [...]


Child Health and Vision
December 21, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Child Health and Vision
Children normally grow well and stay well. But there are many situations and conditions wherein the children usually have a problem with some part of the body. Vision impairment is one such problem that the children normally face. Squinting, rubbing the eyes are all signs that the child is having some basic problem with vision There are many symptoms for vision issues. In the first few months of birth, infants see only objects that are around just around 8 to 10 inches from their face. Only til the child is around 12 to 16 weeks does the child begin to develop the concepts of perception of depth, eye hand co-ordination and eye body co-ordination and also the ability to judge the distances. It is not often that children have problems of vision at this age. Vision problems in children tend to come when the child is between 18 months and 4 years old. Two main common vision problems are a crossed or wandering eye which is seen to disturb around 3% to 5% of the children. The symptoms for this  [...]


Breakthrough in Leukemia
December 14, 2012 – 1:22 am | No Comment
Breakthrough in Leukemia
Recently there has been a new trend wherein the patients with advanced leukemia are given an experimental treatment. This was developed at the University of Pennsylvania. Other centres have followed suit and he Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and the National Cancer Institute have also applied this kind of treatment. The main goal is to have a cure. The new treatment is expected to come in place of the bone marrow transplantation method which is even more an uphill tasks. This is also an expensive treatment and is also the last resort when all other treatments have failed. The latest report says that there were three adults who had chronic leukemia treated in this manner and they later showed no signs of the disease. Two of them in fact have been healthy for more than two years. There were four others who did not have complete remissions and out of them one was just recently treated. But there were two people in whom the treatment did not show much response. In spite  [...]


Breakthrough In Science
December 11, 2012 – 4:58 am | No Comment
Breakthrough In Science
There area many reports which say that many Americans are victims of severe congestion or sinusitis which results in a lot of pressure, pain and many times chronic infections. The medications that you get overt the counter are helpful for some people but for many the sinus problems never cease even with these medications. Now there has been a breakthrough in science in this respect. It is said that there is something called sinusplasty surgery which helps to open up the blocked passages in the sinus. Thus this year otolaryngologist Dr. Donna Sharpe became the first doctor in the United States of America to perform this kind of sinusplasty which is popularly called the balloon sinusplasty. This is today the next inline of treatment of sinus in the modern way. After giving anesthesia an endoscopic camera is used an then a flexible instrument introduced to see into the sinus .then the mucus is cleared and the debris is cleaned. The small balloon is inflated and it would allow her to enlarge  [...]


Bones, Joints, Muscles and Pelvic Congestion
December 7, 2012 – 3:36 am | No Comment
Bones, Joints, Muscles and Pelvic Congestion
Pelvic congestion syndrome is a condition that occurs either before or during the menstrual period and normally occurs due to a problem with the veins present in the pelvis. The veins normally get dilated and become completely convoluted and then blood accumulates in them. This then results in varicose veins in the pelvic region. This is a disorder called the pelvic congestion syndrome. There is a lot of pain and it is at times debilitating. This is then aggravated by estrogen which dilates the uterus and ovaries to dilate so which causes blood to accumulate in the veins. Around 15% of the women with fertility are said to suffer from varicose veins in the pelvis but not all of them suffer from these symptoms. The bones, joints and the muscles get affected due to this condition. The pain is very dull and it is extremely painful. It is throbbing and is accompanied with a lot of sharp pokes. It is sometimes seen to be worse towards the end of the day. It increases when the women is sitting  [...]


All about exfoliation
December 4, 2012 – 3:01 am | No Comment
All about exfoliation
Cell turnover takes a beating as we get older. The dead skin cells give us a very dull look and our complexion really looks worn out. Exfoliating the face would surely help to bring back the lost luster in the face and a weekly exfoliating habit would also help in getting rid of the top layers of the skin. This gives the moisturizers to get into the skin. Also the serums are allowed to get into the skin with ease and thus help you when you apply your foundation during make up. The foundation cream would then not be dry and flaky as it is sometimes. So how best would you exfoliate? Forget all those fluffy thins that you use to get a good scrub on your face. Instead use the body wash and don't ever use the loofah as it is infested with a lot of bacteria. It is also very abrasive and would harm your skin. Use basic washcloth and wipe your face with that always. There are also other items like exfoliating gloves and a dry brush which help to exfoliate. When you have a bath use a long  [...]