Causes and Symptoms of Menopause

Menopause Menopause is the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. The menopausal transition starts with varying menstrual cycle length and ends with the final menstrual period. Perimenopause means “the time around menopause” and is often used to refer to the menopausal transitional period. Menopause affects every woman. Premature menopause symptoms (or early menopause symptoms)…

Ayurvedic Basic Dietary Guidelines

According to the Ayurvedic principles your diet should be based upon your individual constitution (the three doshas or constitutions are: Vata, Pitta and Kapha). In the Ayurvedic literature there are several types of nutritional disorders: 1. Quantitative deficiency: insufficient food leading to under-nutrition or even starvation. 2. Qualitative deficiency: wrong food combination resulting in malnutrition,…

Herbal Solutions For Gaining Fertility

At some stage of life every couple complete their family by having their own child. However many are left disappointed when they can not conceive a child. One of the important leading factors behind inability to conceive is directly related to low sperm count and low sperm motility in men. The term fertility means, "One's…

Fear, Anxiety, Worry, Shyness, & Panic

If you have found this article then you probably are interested in knowing more about anxiety, social anxiety or shyness, stress, worry, and related problems or disorders, what they are & how to get over them. You are in the right place! I am a Santa Rosa based psychologist and psychotherapist who was formally the…

What Are the Main Causes of Anxiety Attacks?

The anticipation of a threat, which could either be real or imaginative, often results in anxiety and ultimate an attack. Whenever you are in a state of anxiety, your body undergoes numerous biological changes which are different from normal bodily functions. Let us now discuss a few of the causes of anxiety attacks: What Are…

Stress Management – 7 Coping Skills for Stress Relief

Stress management is the controlling and reducing of tension that occurs in stressful situations. Everyone copes with stress everyday. “I’m SO stressed out!” – It seems like you hear it all the time from nearly every one you know . Most people are unprepared to deal with stressors that trigger feelings that can make us…

How to Prevent Cancer, Heart Disease, and Diabetes Q and A

You've Gotta Be Kidding, Right? Questions from People Afraid of Being Diagnosed with Cancer, Heart Disease Q: I am afraid of being diagnosed with cancer, cardiovascular disease, or diabetes. Many of my friends have contracted these scary diseases and some have even died. Is not there some way to prevent cancer, prevent cardiovascular disease, or…

Foods That Help Cure Insomnia

Extensive studies have been done to find out the cures of sleeping disorders. Findings reveal that insomnia can be treated to a large extent by consuming certain foods. Insomnia is caused when there is an imbalance of hormones and fluids. It is also connected to liver, so whenever the balance of liver gets disturbed, it…

Brain Cancer Survival Rate

Brain Cancer Survival Rate: Brain tumor is basically characterized by the abnormal or uncontrolled growth of cells in the brain. The brain tumors occur in the brain in two different ways – some tumors spread from a cancer affected part of the body to the brain, while some other tumors start their growth in the…

Top 8 Causes of Foot Pain

Did you know that 75% of all Americans will suffer from foot pain at some point in their lives? A recent study by the American Podiatric Medical Association showed that the feet are the most overworked and also the most neglected part of the body. Unfortunately, many people ignore their feet until they are in…

Surgical Removal Of The Gall Bladder-Laparoscopy

The procedure of the removal of the gall bladder is Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. The gall bladder removal is one of the most commonly surgical procedure in the United States. In most people the removal of gall bladder has no effects on digestion. Gall bladder is a small organ situated beneath the liver, collecting bile. After each…