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3 Must Have Essential Oils to Calm Your Pet

The reason I love animals so much is that they give off an attitude of happiness, innocence and unconditional love to their people.  Our pets are just as happy being a part of our household as we are of having them with us. But sometimes an animal comes into our life that is a bit…

8 Common Reasons For Trouble Sleeping

Sleep is a natural human condition, necessary for survival, because it allows the body to have periods of rest. Sleep is a natural state, not only for humans but also for all living creatures. Why then, should so many people have trouble sleeping? Insomnia is a sleep disorder that affects people in all parts of…

Ringworm – A Real Health Threat

Ringworms infections are identified by the reddish ring on the infected area of the skin. Though it is a common notion that they are caused by worms or even insects, this is untrue. They are fungal infections that can afflict humans and animals alike. Ringworm cause surfaces of the skin to have red rings. Initially…

t New Tip for Sprained Ankle Treatment

I’ve been a sports training and conditioning coach for over 20 years. I have worked with numerous high school, varsity and pro sportsmen. I have seen a lot of coaching fads appear and vanish, but latterly there was a big revolution in how we understand the body and the way to get the absolute best…

What Every Man Should Know About Prostate Massage

Prostate massage is a beneficial technique that many men don’t know much about. This gentle stimulation of the prostate gland, an organ located between the rectum and bladder, can help relieve the symptoms of several ailments and improve sexual health. Massaging the prostate is relatively easy, but it’s important to do it properly to avoid…

Can Stress Cause Ovarian Cysts?

With stress being seen as a major cause of sickness and bad health in our society those suffering from painful cysts are now asking can stress cause ovarian cysts? Can the pressures of modern life make a direct impact on the formation and enlargement of cysts in the ovaries? The answer can be a complex…

Natural Remedies for Black Eye

The first home remedy for black eye is to get something cold on the eye immediately after it has been struck. The cold will help relieve the swelling of the eye. Your best choice would be a bag of ice. If a bag of ice is not available, a cold can of soda or a…

Can Frottage Lead to an Itchy Penis?

Clearly, penetrative intercourse is one of the most pleasurable sexual activities around, but there is definitely something to be said for a little frottage. Like any form of direct-contact sexual activity, there are some risks to penis health that can be associated with frottage – and an itchy penis is one of them. Fortunately, taking…

Manual Dermasanding – The Delicate Touch in Facial Resurfacing

The idea of abrading skin to improve appearance is nothing new. Dermabrasion, a surgical skin planing technique using a high-speed rotary abrasive instrument, has enjoyed popularity for more than fifty years. More recently, however, manual dermasanding or gentle skin “buffing,” with or without the addition of a mild chemical peeling agent, has in many instances…

What are the Causes of Peptic Ulcers?

The direct cause of peptic ulcers is the destruction of the gastric or intestinal mucosal lining of the stomach by hydrochloric acid, an acid normally present in the digestive juices of the stomach. Infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori is thought to play an important role in causing both gastric and duodenal ulcers. Helicobacter pylori…

Tendinitis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of a tendon, which is a thick, fibrous chord that attaches muscles to bone. Common symptoms include pain, tenderness and mild swelling. The pain is usually located near a joint and is aggravated by movement. Depending upon the location, tendinitis produces specific types of pain such as tennis elbow on…

The American Version of Roman "Feather-Tickling"

When I attended elementary school, we were taught that wealthy ancient Romans would tickle the back of their throat with a feather to induce vomiting after dinner. Although that ritual probably put a damper on any postprandial romance (unless mouthwash was provided with the meal), it allowed them to engage in their greatest delight –…