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Obesity: Associated Risks and Interventions to Prevent It

Introduction Overweight and obesity are both results of imbalances between calorie intake and expenditure. As the names would suggest, both are characterized by excess body weight (read fat). BMI (basal metabolic rate) is the chief criterion used universally to classify an individual into normal weight, overweight or obese. • BMI < 25 kg/m2: normal •…

Might Dry Erase Marker Fumes Harm You or Your Children?

Toluene The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety site publishes these cautions about Toluene and Xylene, which is also called Methylbenzene or Toluol. WHMIS classifies Toluene as “very toxic”. Toluene could cause your death if you swallow it. It can damage unborn babies if the pregnant mother breathes toluene fumes. If you breathe it…

Psoriasis and Acne Natural Treatment

Dead Sea Minerals Products- Natural Psoriasis Treatment The Dead Sea serves as a health and rehabilitation beauty spa. It holds many Beauty centers, Spa and Mineral pools that patients can rest in and cure their skin problems and achieve a mental relaxation. Patients who suffer from: Psoriasis/Psoriasis-Arthritis/ Atopic Dermatitis/Vitiligo/ Arthritis/Asthma, have been using Dead Sea…

Is Jock Itch Worse in Summer Or Winter?

The cause of jock itch, crotch itch, crotch rot (dhobi itch, or scrot rot in British English) is Trichophyton rubrum, a fungus that breeds in warm moist places. The groin, in both males and females, meets these parameters any time of year. In summer, heat, humidity, sweating, swimming in public pools and wearing wet or…

Beat Hypoglycemia for Good

In the words of Jimi Hendrix, hypoglycemia is a “frustrating mess”, to say the least; and those of you that suffer from the condition know this all too well. People who suffer from this condition can experience a vast array of extremely uncomfortable and sometimes even dangerous symptoms like fatigue, nervousness, irritability, sugar cravings, tachycardia…

9 Signs Emotional Intimacy is Suffering in a Marriage

Marriage quickly deteriorates into a boring, cold, and lonely existence for one or both mates when the couple loses emotional intimacy in the marriage. Emotional connectedness of couples has diminished so greatly today, husbands and/or wives become unhappy in the marriage. Then, the marriage can grow silent, angry, or resentful. This is where extramarital affairs…

How to Overcome Your Abseiling Fears

Abseiling down a rocky cliff or a raging waterfall can be exciting and frightening at the same time. Standing at the edge and taking the first step could be the hardest. All rational and natural human instinct of preventing a potential fall materialize. Almost too instantly you feel the urge to turn back and retrace…

Fear, Phobias, Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Fear is our defense mechanism against danger. It is a healthy reaction that protects organisms from their enemies and from hostile conditions of the environment. Without fear, we would not have any protection from danger. However, exaggerated fear or unexplainable fears are problematic and lead to despair and craziness. Humans are mentally ill from birth,…

Sarcoidosis Treatment in Females

Sarcoidosis can be a debilitating disease that causes recurrent inflammation in the body. Areas affected can include the lymph glands, lungs, liver, skin, heart, brain and eyes. Sarcoidosis treatment needs to address the hormonal balance of the body. The hormones produced during a woman’s cycle can flare up pre-existing inflammation and pain in the body,…

5 Tips to Prevent Injury in Badminton

There are many possible injuries one could potentially get as a result of playing badminton. The common ones are lower back pain, sprained ankle, tennis elbow and ligament tear. If you are a serious badminton player, you should take precautions to prevent these injuries. The more intense you are during your game, the higher chance…

How To Detoxify in 5 Easy Steps

This Program will help you: Lose Weight Have More Energy Have Better Bowel Movements Lower Cholesterol Lower Blood Pressure Improve Hair, Skin and Nails Step 1 Take DE (1 tablespoon daily) Step 2 Drink Ionized Water (Rejuvenator) Step 3 Eliminate almost 300 sextillion free radicals daily (Protandim) Step 4 Rub Magnesium Oil on your body…