Home Rewires – Nitty-Gritty Questions and Answers

If your house was built before 1950, the wiring may not be up to current standards. Prior to 1950, many wiring systems relied on cloth-insulation, which deteriorates over time. Between the late 1800s to mid-1930s, wiring was given cloth insulation and, in addition, was held in place by a system called “knob and tube” or…

Prostate Cancer Survival Rates in UK

There are approximately 25 000 men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer every year in the United Kingdom. For these men the risk of dying from their prostate cancer depends on a number of risk factors. For example if the cancer is confined to the prostate gland at diagnosis the chance of surviving to 5 years…

Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment for Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis is a medical condition involving an abnormal dilatation of the large airways in the lungs, resulting from chronic infections, obstruction in the lungs, hereditary diseases, and auto immune disorders. Abnormal dilatation of the airways causes symptoms of a chronic obstructive disease in which the lungs get inflamed easily, with collapse of the airways. The…

Tea Tree Oil – Antiseptic, Anti-Fungal, Antiviral

Tea Tree Oil is an essential oil obtained by steam distillation and extraction of the leaves from the Melaleuca tree in Australia. It is a clear essential oil with a fresh camphoraceous odor. Australian aboriginals used tea leaves for healing skin cuts, burns, sore throats, skin ailments and infection by crushing the leaves and applying…

Does UV Work in Swimming Pools?

The short answer is yes. But don’t stop there. There is an almost hysterical run toward using UV (ultra violet) light to “better” treat and disinfect swimming pools against bather and environmental waste. And you can’t stop at the answer above. You have to understand what UV treatment is actually doing. Like everything, there are…

Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin Benefits, Deficiency and Sources

Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) is a member of the B-group vitamins. It has a fundamental role in cellular oxidation. It is a co-factor in a number of enzymes involved with energy metabolism. Sources: Its richest natural sources are milk, eggs, liver, kidney and green leafy vegetables. Meat and fish contain small amounts. Cereals (whether whole or…

Symptoms and Warning Signs of Stroke

Stroke is one of the top 3 killers worldwide, and is considered a medical emergency. You should seek immediate medical attention once you experienced any symptoms of a stroke, else risk brain injury that can cause paralysis or long term disability. As doctors said, "Time lost is brain lost". Early treatment is crucial when dealing…

Lowering Your Cholesterol the Natural Way

When faced with the problem of high cholesterol and the need to lower it, some people default to the prescription drugs offered by their doctor. But what if you're someone who would prefer to stay away from these and seek a natural alternative, which some believe to be safer. As an alternative there are natural…

All About High Heels!

Everything You Didn’t Know You Wanted to Know About High Heels: Platforms, Wedges, and Pumps This article is for all women who have no idea what a kitten heel is! It is also for those women who have been secretly wondering what the difference between a platform shoe and a wedge shoe is. If your…

Barometric Pressure and How It Affects Animals

Barometric pressure has a direct effect on the life around us. The amount of atmospheric pressure is constantly changing and sudden changes can create health issues such as migraines in people to affecting behavior in animals. Barometric pressure is a highly searched criteria reaching around 201,000 times a month on average within the United States…