Medical Articles

Heart Rate Monitors: How Do They Work?

Whether you are an elite athlete, are looking to lose weight, or are simply just concerned about keeping your heart healthy, a heart monitor can be an essential tool that can help you to determine how well you’re progressing in your exercise routine. It measures the intensity of your exercise routine by recording your heartbeat…

Silica Supplements Strengthens Bones and Hair

For a longtime, the role of silica in the body was not known. Now, it is among the most important minerals. It can fortunately be found in most of the vegetables and fruits, and the shortages are rare. It is one of the least studied minerals, which is why we don’t known exactly how much…

Why DHT Causes Hair Loss and How You Can Stop It!

Hair loss in men is caused by DHT (dihydrotestrosterone). DHT attacks susceptible hair follicles and prevents further hair growth, leading to male hair loss. The hair follicles at the temples and crown of the head, are commonly attacked by DHT and usually the first place that men notice the thinning of hair. This hair loss…

Down’s Syndrome In A Nutshell

Down’s Syndrome is a type of mental retardation caused by an extra chromosome, resulting in a moderate to severe level of general retardation. Measurable intelligence quotients could range from 20 to 55. First described by J. Langdon-Down in 1866, this syndrome was initially called mongolism due to the resemblance in facial appearance to members of…

Dealing With Allergies – Help with Hives

Hives are one of the unfortunate side effects of many allergies. These annoying pink bumps and raised patches aren’t just unsightly – they’re also very itchy, burning and stingy! Hives can pop up anywhere on your body after coming in contact with, or eating something that turns your immune system into overdrive, causing an allergic…

The Life Everlasting Flower From Tea to Wreaths

The Life is a member of the mint family and derives its name from the powerful and lingering scent of curry when the leaves or stems are crushed. It is indigenous to North America, especially around North and South Carolina, and has long been used for countless healing and therapeutic purposes. Known variously by the…

Billy Graham’s Final Chapter

Let’s consider this: if your entire life story is being written in a book, how would you like the last chapter to read? It would seem Billy Graham has been giving serious consideration to this question within the recent decade. The last proof of this preoccupation occurred about two weeks ago when he rescinded the…

Treating Depression With Reiki

Reiki Masters believe that thought is energy vibrating at a very high frequency while the human body is energy vibrating at a lower frequency. Vibrations produce actions and actions produce reactions at grosser and grosser levels of frequency in a ripple effect! While positive thoughts are universally acknowledged to manifest as health, negative thoughts are…

Having Hypoglycemia Without Having Diabetes

A growing number of people are starting to show sympotoms of hypoglycemia, but don’t have diabetes. Is this a possibility? The answer is yes. Hypoglycemia, which is also called as reactive hypoglycemia, is more like a sensitivity to sugar in the blood than it is a diabetic response due to improper insulin levels. When persons…

Trans Fat and the Effect on the Human Body

Fats, calories, obesity…all these life-threatening words seem to be ruling the life of today’s youth. The recent in addition is Trans fat. For those who are not aware, it is a kind of fat which is created when the liquid oils get solidified partial hydrogenation. These fats account for at least 30,000 premature deaths in…