Heart Matters

Your heart is between one to two times the size of your clented fist. Contrary to popular belief, it is not located to one side of the body – it is located almost in the exact center of your chest. Due to the shape of the heart and chest cavity, the heart pounds against the…

Ferret Diseases and Illness

Ferrets are fun and vivid pets, but there are many ferret diseases that can strike quickly so you need to be sure to monitor your pets health carefully. Ferrets can get sick just like any other pet and can even catch a cold or flu from you. Just like other pets, it might be difficult…

Child's Growth

Every parent wonders "Is my child growing at the right speed"? Us, as parents want to make sure that our child is growing at the right speed. Since any type of signs will show up early if your child is growing at the speed or not. At the end of the seventh month a child…

Sweet Sleep Can Be Yours

We all know a good night's sleep is important. We feel better, more productive when we've had enough. But when our body is sleep deprived, it weakens our immune system, making us more vulnerable to infection. So why is a good night's sleep so elusive? There are a number of fairly straightforward measures you can…

Caring in My Sister’s Way: A Lesson On Judgement

Last summer, I had an acute case of bronchitis. I was downright bummed. Summer for me meant sun, sand, sea…a gazillion trips to the mall or to my friends’ houses, or to another province. I was supposed to exhaust every excess fat on my calves, thighs and belly to hours and hours of fun. Instead…

Home Remedies for Toothache

Nearly everyone had been in a situation needing a home remedies for toothache. That’s why I made this pretty collection of well proved home remedies for toothache. I summarized all the well and lesser known old and new natural remedies for tooth pain. Cause of Toothache Dental caries (tooth decay): a small cavity in the…

Modified Yoga for Sore Backs

The world doesn’t stop for us when we have a sore back. On the contrary, we are prodded to try to keep up. Painful, sore backs are an absolute downer! But modified yoga offers great stretches and better positioning to help your sore back. No, a sore back might not go away completely, and you…

Borderline Personality Disorder

There are many different psychiatric disorders out there that people suffer from. One particular psychiatric disorder that I found interesting is Borderline Personality Disorder. This disorder is categorized as a personality disorder. As with many personality disorders, there are a lot of different reasons that the symptoms of this disorder can occur. Psychologists believe that…

Understanding Epilepsy in its Many Forms

It's unfortunate that there are still quite a few misconceptions today about the disease of epilepsy and its many forms. While many have a basic knowledge of the disease as being a seizure disorder, this is usually where their knowledge ends. A true understanding of this condition, and of what it means for the patient,…

Anorexia and Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Abstract It is well known that most anorexic girls have over-controlling parents who find it impossible to not be involved in every aspect of the girl’s life. However another aspect has recently come the attention of psychologists and that is the parent with Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP) in which one or more of the…