Chiropractic & Low Back Pain

Low back pain is probably the most common pain to afflict the human race. During the lifetime of anyone of us, this is likely to occur on certainly more than one occasion. The human frame consists of a skeletal framework that we call the spine, In turn the spine is made up of 24 individual…

Allergy – Causes and Symptoms

An allergy can be defined as the hyperactive response taking place in the immune system when subjected to a foreign substance. The substance which causes allergies is termed as allergens. There are so many types of allergens such as food, dust, pollen and so on. The allergy treatments are directed at suppressing the functioning of…

Drosophila Melanogaster

Physical appearance Male (left) and female D. melanogaster Wildtype fruit flies have brick red eyes, are yellow-brown in color, and have transverse black rings across their abdomen. They exhibit sexual dimorphism: females are about 2.5 millimeters (0.1 inches) long; males are slightly smaller and the back of their bodies is darker. Males are easily distinguished…

Depression and Procrastination – The Terrible Duo Challenge

Virtually, people have at least dawdled with the procrastination process. Some even made it a way of life. Depression and procrastination appear to be a bothering phenomenon. The link between the two is connected and the lack of action simply correlates with one another. In a broader view, procrastination and depression has been associated to…

Identifying Depression

Everyone knows what depression feels like. Everyone feels the blues at times. Sadness, discontent, and fatigue are natural parts of life. There is a relation between the blues and clinical depression, but the difference is like the difference between the sniffles and pneumonia. Depressive disorders are whole person illnesses; they touch the body, feelings, thoughts,…

An Introduction to Driving Phobias

For some people, seatbelts, airbags and GPS navigators just aren’t enough. The thought of driving alone is enough to send serious shivers up their spines. Decades after Henry Ford revolutionized the automobile industry, choking up city streets and freeways with high-volume vehicular traffic, people have started to develop fears of these horseless carriages. Yes, there…

Nerve Entrapment Syndromes and Massage Therapy

In my San Antonio, Texas based Massage Therapy and Bodywork practice I often treat men and women who are experiencing pain from various nerve entrapment syndromes. Like many painful conditions involving the body’s soft tissues, nerve entrapment syndromes respond quite well to massage therapy and bodywork. What Are Nerve Entrapment Syndromes? Nerve Entrapment Syndromes are…

Anxiety Sleeping Disorders – Insomnia

Anxiety sleeping disorders are extremely stressful and lead to a terrible kind of unhealthiness. Too many have suffered from anxiety induced sleeping disorders. Sufferers that grapple with this little slice of hell have an insurmountable difficulty in achieving sleep, primarily as a result of the constant ongoing mental chatter. Fears, phobias, or stress-packed worries –…

Main Characteristics of Streptococcus Infections

Symptoms of sore throats caused by streptococcus bacteria group A differ from easy headaches and fever to severe pain and inflammations of throat and tonsils. In any form of apparition, the streptococcus infection must be treated with antibiotics to prevent complications and contagiousness for other persons. In spite of the cases when the streptococcus is…

Ankle Sprains & Balance Training

Ankle sprains are a common athletic injury. Previous ankle sprains and a high body mass index (BMI) have been identified as risk factors for non-contact inversion ankle sprains (NCIAS) in football players, regardless of position. Commonly, ankle braces or tape are used in an attempt to reduce the risk of sprain, but the effectiveness of…

Will I Bruise After Rhinoplasty?

Just like any other surgical procedure, bruising just happens. It is simply a blood stain on the underside of the skin. A person's eyelids are considered to be the thinnest pieces of skin on the entire body and due to this, bruises are very common in association with a rhinoplasty. The good thing is that…