Turmeric – Go for Gold

Ayurveda the ancient medical science is based on the principle of preventing diseases. It directs us to resist the diseases through our food habits and life styles. Same principle was stressed by Hippocrates also "Let your food be your medicine" was his advice to man kind Let's know more about a very well known spice…

Boils Symptoms: Red Swelling Means Beware!

Itching, redness, tenderness and swelling: four signs that you may have a boil in the making. What are the exact boils symptoms and what can you do about them? Read on to find out. Symptoms: Habitual sufferers of these painful, hot lumps know the signs: 1. A small swelling starts, slightly bigger than a grain…

One Of The Symptoms Of Scabies – Rash

One of the first symptoms that appear in the case of scabies mites’ infestation is the scabies rash. Just as all the other symptoms of the scabies, the rash is generated by the parasitic organisms’ secretions: saliva, feces, eggs and larvae. Those toxic elements affect the human body and produce irritation, rash, scaling of the…

The Myth Of "Maximum Heart Rate = 220-Age"

You’ve probably heard of the formula “220-your age” for estimating maximum heart rate. Unfortunately, this formula is not very useful because it can be easily off by more than 20 beats on the high or low side. For me at age 54 this formula says my maximum heart rate should be 166, but I happen…

The Myth Of "Maximum Heart Rate = 220-Age"

You’ve probably heard of the formula “220-your age” for estimating maximum heart rate. Unfortunately, this formula is not very useful because it can be easily off by more than 20 beats on the high or low side. For me at age 54 this formula says my maximum heart rate should be 166, but I happen…

Home Remedies For Cold and Cough

There are very many reasons for cold and cough. Intake of cold food, cold drinks and fried stuff etc causes cough. Seasonal changes is also one of the reasons for cough. Improper digestion of food transforms into a mucus toxin and this circulates through the body and reaches the respiratory system, where it causes colds…

Negative Effects of Gymnastics on the Body

Olympic gymnasts are young, normally retiring around 18. Though there are some benefits to practicing at such a young age, they are far outweighed by the drawbacks. The obsession with unhealthily low weights has caused anorexia and bulimia in more than a few gymnasts, sometimes leading to death. Though many gymnasts are healthy, not all…

A Rotator Cuff Exercise a Day Keeps the Physio Away

A good suggestion that I would have for any person who does strength training is: “make sure you have shoulder stability and rotator cuff exercises in your program at least once a week throughout the year.” The shoulder joint is an extremely mobile joint due to the fact it sacrifices stability. The shoulder joint has…

Jobs For People With Back Pain

Back pain is one of the leading causes of missed work and disability in the U.S. People with back conditions often have to modify their behaviors to manage pain, and this modification can interfere with the ability to perform your job. Many people choose to or need to continue working in the face of chronic…

Penis Pain: Handling the Lumpy Penis

Guys like to take pride in their equipment, and a lumpy penis can strike a blow to that pride. When that lumpiness also brings about penis pain, it’s a double blow. Guys with common sense practice appropriate penis care, but sometimes a lumpy tool requires a little extra care. Lymphangiosclerosis Bumps and lumps can pop…

Insomnia & Old Age

Contrary to popular belief, insomnia and sleep issues are not intrinsically linked to aging. Instead, health issues and medical complications are the likely culprit for why so many of our senior citizens have trouble getting a good night’s rest. Symptoms of sleeplessness, or insomnia, include difficulty falling or staying asleep, waking up frequently throughout the…

The Many Manifestations of Fear

Fear manifests itself in many forms. At it’s mildest, it is experienced as a vague sense of anxiety or frustration, or a sense of discomfort that is difficult to pin down. At its extreme end, fear can kill. In between these two ends, fear manifests itself in all negative feelings. Take for example anger. At…

Dictionary of Common Foot Ailments

•    Athlete’s Foot.  A skin disease caused by a fungus and characterized by dry, itchy, flaky skin.  Prevent athlete’s foot by washing the feet regularly and wearing sandals in public showers. •    Bunions.  A hereditary condition characterized by a bump protruding from the big toe’s metatarsal bone on the side of the foot.  Bunions can…