How To Overcome Social Phobias Effectively

If you feel a sense of chronic, persistent and intense fear of being watched and judged by others, you may be suffering from social phobia. You may feel humiliated or embarrassed by your own actions. Sometimes, this fear of social encounters becomes so severe that interferees with all other ordinary activities at school or work.…

How Useful Are Vitamins?

Let me tell you what a vitamin is and how useful they can be. A vitamin is an organic compound and these are essential to help your body grow and remain healthy. What this means, in simple terms, is that a vitamin is a natural chemical. Of the essential vitamins, there are thirteen major ones,…

Pregnancy and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) causes your ovaries to act abnormally and leads to irregular or deficient menstrual periods, abnormal or absent ovulation, and therefore, infertility. PCOS is a common cause of infertility and occurs in about 5 to 10 percent of reproductive-age women. Symptoms of PCOS do not typically show up until after puberty, when…

Ovarian Cysts Top 7 Facts

What is an Ovarian Cyst? An ovarian cyst is a build up of fluids contained within a thin wall inside the ovary. Most are benign, but some can also lead to cancer. Cause of Ovarian Cysts It is extremely difficult to establish the cause or causes of this condition. There are both primary and secondary…

UK Locum Agencies

Locum means working in a temporary position as a substitute for another person for a fix period of time. The term locum originally related to doctors only but is now used as a generic term for temporary employees. Locum doctors are used as temporary staff by a hospital or a clinic for a specified period…

Chemotherapy For Cancer – Does it Make Sense?

This lady came to seek our advice regarding her husband's liver cancer. Listen to our conversation. Lady: If he does not take chemotherapy – it will be three to four months to live. Chris: If he takes chemo? L: Double the time, six to eight months to live. C: But the cancer can not be…

Best Food To Lower Cholesterol

As we all know, man must eat in order for man to perform his or her everyday tasks. A persons food consumption varies. There are some that content with only one round and there are some that are not satisfied with just one round of meal. The selection of food solely depends of the persons…

What Is Coronary Heart Disease

“You have coronary heart disease.” When your doctor says those words to you or to someone you love, it’s frightening and confusing. You probably have dozens of questions: What is coronary heart disease? Do I need to change my lifestyle? Coronary heart disease (CHD), also called coronary artery disease (CAD) or ischemic heart disease, is…

The Phantom Growth of China's Ghost Cities

Bloomberg has a new video series out called "China's Ghost Cities." The reporter, Adam Johnson, describes how the Chinese government is building massive cities that no one lives in yet. The expectation is that China is going to "grow" into these cities. A remarkable idea, really. The authoritarian planners in Beijing or where decide it…

Types of Mesothelioma

About Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a disease known to usually affect people who have a high exposure to asbestos. It is a form of a tumor that affects the stomach and the other abdominal parts of the body, especially the mesothelial cells that are present in an organ. The treatment of this disease depends on early…

The Benefits of Personal Accident Insurance

Most people think that they will be lucky enough not to fall victim to an accident. But the truth is that accidents can and do happen to anyone at anytime – usually when least expected. For example, did you know that in the UK every year 2.7 million people turn up at hospital accident and…

Groin Pain in Men

The two major causes of groin pain in men are not just inguinal hernia but also the long-term effects of hernia repair surgery. Until recently, most men have taken it for granted that at the first sign of an inguinal hernia, your medical team whisks you off for surgery as soon as possible, and you…