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Supplements for Health, Fitness and Longevity Include a Range of Chinese Teas

Tea’s origin was China. The Zhuo (1034-246 BCE) Qin (361-296 BCE) and Han (206 BCE-226 CE) Dynasties all embodied extensive tea-drinking. Tea use for medicinal nutritional, health, fitness and longevity purposes is determined via the ‘Wuxing’ or 5 Elements School system underpinning (TCM) Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Massage, Health Qigong, Feng Shui, Keep-fit, Wu-Shu-Kung Fu,…

Hypothalamus – Role in Motivation and Behaviour

“Behaviour is ultimately the product of the brain, the most mysterious organ of them all.” Ian Tattersall (from Becoming Human.Evolution and Human Uniqueness, 1998) The question of why we are motivated to certain behaviours is perhaps one of the most fundamental in Psychology. Since Pavlov described conditioning in dogs in his famous 1927 paper, scientists…

Can High Fructose Corn Syrup Cause Liver Scarring?

In a recent report by Dr. Mercola, he alleges that high fructose corn syrup might cause fibrosis (or scarring) in the liver. His report, featured in the March 23, 2010 edition of Science Daily, describes a study conducted with a test group of 400 adults all of whom had non-alcoholic liver disease, all of whom…

Eczema Diet – The Top 3 Superfoods for Healthy Skin

Most dermatologists use conventional methods for the treatment of eczema and believe me I’ve used them all. They prescribe topical treatments such as salves or ointments; or prescriptions intended to suppress most eczema symptoms. Unfortunately, these specialists seldom prescribe an Eczema Diet. An Eczema Diet is a diet which comprises natural Superfoods which are very…

Getting Rid of Scars Caused by Eczema

Eczema, a skin condition characterized by persistent dryness, inflammation, redness, bleeding, and blistering of skin, often eventually leads to unsightly scarring. As such, part of managing the problem is improving the appearance of the resulting scars with caution, ideally with the help of a professional. Eczema scars can either be dark (hyperpigmented) or white (hypopigmented),…

Can Yeast Infection Cream Really Help Your Hair Grow?

The active ingredients in yeast infection medications are usually miconazol nitrate (MN), trioconosol, or clotrimazole. Now, most people are using creams that contain miconazol nitrate (MN) as the active ingredient. I did find some cases on different forums of people using clotrimazole cream for growth, but didn’t find much about the use of trioconosol creams…

Weight Loss Secrets of Armour Thyroid

As people continue on their search for easy weight-loss remedies, products which are made for other purposes other than weight loss are now being used to satisfy this need. One of these products is Armour Thyroid. Armour Thyroid is a brand of thyroid extract made from mixed pork and beef thyroid glands used for the…

Asian American Women and Depression

You are an Asian American female who has it all together: you may have an advanced degree, you are a hard working professional, you have savings in the bank, perhaps even a house with a yard. Underneath the apparent success and achievement, are you really all that happy? Research and statistics painted a surprising and…

Fear of Flying Tips – Learn to Love What You Hate

Visiting to other places is one of the most dreamed activities of everyone. Hence, the problem on fear of flying has been getting most of the attention and should be treated as soon as possible. Fear of flying is common to most individuals especially to those who have existing anxiety problems. What other individuals should…