Why Do We Need Muffins?

A few days ago someone added a very interesting comment to a recipe for healthy muffins, which really got me thinking… Do we really need muffins? The lady asked a very valid question; after pointing out that the muffins did in fact look scrummy, she asked why we needed muffins at all, of any description;…

What Everyone Ought to Know About the Coca Plant

The coca plant is one of the most misunderstood plants currently being grown and harvested. Most commonly known for being the plant which cocaine is derived from, it has the stereotype of being a dangerous plant. However, the coca plant has many valid and safe uses, which have been utilized by herbalists since the plant's…

Hip Joint Pain Relief Treatment, Causes and Symptoms

Hip joints form the most vital ball and socket joint of our body that supports the torso and provides the maximum mobility of our body. Hip joints are involved for each and every movement of the body that involves change in position. Any disturbance or dislocation of this ball and socket joint can result in…

Do Your Children Have Food Allergies?

Has your child been diagnosed with food allergies? There are a few ways to determine if your child does have allergies. You can go to the doctor and have an allergy test performed, but those are not 100% reliable when it comes to food allergies. Plus some doctors regard tests as absolute, they cover everything…

How to Recognize Compassion Fatigue

Nurses are particularly vulnerable to compassion fatigue in the specialty areas of intensive care, mental health, pediatrics, and oncology because they enter lives of others during times of critical illness becoming partners as opposed to observers in their patient’s health. It is essential that nurses are aware of work stressors and warning signs of compassion…

The Evolution Of Agoraphobia

This is how the debilitating condition known as Agoraphobia, commonly known as the fear of open spaces, develops. It starts with a person who is already struggling with generalized anxiety. The anxiety sufferer will ultimately develop an additional fear over the course of their disorder if it is left unchecked. They will begin to associate…

The STRESS Process – How We Create Anxiety and Stress

The S.T.R.E.S.S process is a chain reaction that starts with a stimulus and ends in the symptoms we commonly refer to as ‘stress’. The process comprises the following stages: S = Stimulus The STRESS process is initiated by a stimulus or trigger either from the environment around us (a person, thing, situation) or from within…

Colon and colon cancer in women

Summary: Colon Health is the Key to a Long, Happy, and Disease-Free Life Colon health is becoming exceedingly important; colon related diseases are some of the most prevalent diseases among Americans today. Colon health is dependent on the maintenance of beneficial intestinal bacteria and proper elimination. Colon therapy is a form of healthcare that in…

How Water Can Help You Sleep

If you are having a difficult time sleeping at night, you might be surprised to find out that a lack of water in your system is to blame. The human body is a well over 90% water and is not only including the cells in our body, it also includes the cells in our brain.…

Acne

One of the most popular skin disorders, Acne, is the term used for plugged pores (blackheads and whiteheads), pimples and even deeper lumps like cysts or nodules. Although the effect of the disease is seen mostly on the face, it may spread on your neck, chest, back, shoulders and even on the upper arms. Acne…

Herpes – Testing For Herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease passed from skin to skin sexual contact. If you think you have been exposed to the virus, it is a good idea to visit a doctor to get a proper diagnosis. Many people do not get diagnosed with genital herpes because oftentimes the virus is not accompanied by…