How To Use BMI To Prevent Heart Disease?

BMI stands for body mass index. It is a surrogate measure of the amount of fat in the body. It is widely used as a good indicator of body fat, and it is easy and convenient to use without incurring high costs. Using sophisticated methods to measure body fat requires highly trained personnel and expensive…

Squats For Rapid Muscle Growth

Squats are one of the best exercises one can do both to gain muscle mass and lose weight at the same time. This is because it employs so many different muscle groups, and the muscles it does employ are the largest in the body. Squatting engages the quadriceps (thighs), calves, gluteus maximus and the lower…

Do You Annoy People

Do you annoy people? Do you have a certain habit that really bears the heck out of family, friends, and associates? I have one relative who blows their nose at the dinner table every time they come over. Right in the middle of eating, out comes the handkerchief, and BAM, you know what's coming next.…

The Cold Sore Cure – Is It A Myth Or Reality?

Have you ever watched the show MythBusters on the discovery channel? If you have not, the show is about a crew of "scientists" who investigate a variety of scenarios (usually taken from the movies) to see if they actually work in real life. They try to disprove the myths using scientific experiments. In the spirit…

Sleep Disorders – Learn the Facts

If you have tried every remedy to get to sleep, from cutting out caffeine to setting a bedtime routine, you may need to see your doctor, who can help to solve the mystery of the sleepless nights. Diagnosing sleep disorders in people is often a difficult thing for doctors to do, because everyone goes through…

Discover the Secret in a Dry Skin Relief Lotion

Are you frustrated with trying to find a dry skin relief lotion? The skin care industry realizes this and has taken action to create products that moisturize skin .. but do they work? Does the off-the-shelf dry skin lotion work for your dry skin patches – like your heels, elbows and knees? As we all…

Is Your Skin Most Aggravating During Winter?

With all its snow covered, glistening beauty brings a need for some serious skin care because of the extreme cold and lack of humidity that it brings. While summertime usually offers the skin a natural moisture (to an extent), winter brings a natural dryness. It is important to counteract winters dry, scaly skin in order…

Teen Eating Disorder And Anxiety Depression Causes

Body image confusion running amuck? A seemingly “perfectionist” orientation to the smallest details? When does this apparent detail-and-goal orientation by your child “cross the danger line” into obsessive compulsive behavior and accompanying teen eating disorder? Eating disorders, and their deeper complex of potential causes, constitute the greatest mortality risk of our present crop of diagnosed…

Exercising Regularly As a Cure for Insomnia

In treating insomnia, it's advisable that you change the behavior of your sleep. Getting the perfect cure requires a series of step by step procedures to help you find the rest you need. Sometimes, people with insomnia use cures with negative side effects and other problems. The reason is that people with insomnia often feel…

Ankles, Feet and Toes, Oh My!

Walking around town for an extended amount of time is tiresome for just about anyone. By the end of the day your toes are cramped your back is stiff and your feet feel bruised as a peach. However, feeling this tired simply from walking is a rare occurrence-that is otherwise, you live in New York…

Treating Periodontal Disease Could Help Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a huge problem in the United States and affects nearly 30% of adults aged 18 and over. It’s a major risk factor for heart disease, although it can generally be managed through making lifestyle changes and through taking prescribed medications. However, a recent study discovered that treating gum disease or periodontal…