Medical Articles

Your Body Adapts!

MMA fighters subject their bodies to repeated pounding by others. Overtime, their bodies become more conditioned to pain and damage, allowing the fighters to perform efficiently in their fights. Professional athletes train at higher altitudes to increase their blood-oxygen capacity. The lack of oxygen at higher altitudes forces their body to adapt, producing more red…

Soy Protein: Hidden Ingredient, Hidden Danger

Almost all of the food processed in the US contains soy and / or soy protein. Soy protein (concentrated soy) is used to extend meat, emulsify food, and as a thickener. These uses have transformed the food industry. Food that never contained soy protein – smoothies, ice cream, frozen potatoes, and baked goods – may…

The Mescapades of Menopause

Do you have difficulty finding your keys, phone, purse, wallet, your favorite shoes, the dog leash, that bill or an important item that you just saw moments ago? Are you constantly looking for stuff, misplacing things, scouring your home or office in search of something you are anxious to look at? Have you gone into…

Footwear that Protects the Achilles Tendon

Q:  What sort of shoes should I wear to relieve pain in my Achilles Tendon? A:  Proper footwear can go a long way when it comes to preventing Achilles tendon injuries.  Of course that means the opposite is also true!  Footwear that fails to take into account the specific requirements of the feet can promote…

Depression and Anxiety Drugs Side Effects

One may consider taking this antidepressant known as Zoloft to curb their anxiety and depression. I ask myself, does he / she really know what the root cause for his / her anxiety and depression is ?. If one does, is he / she willing to experience Zoloft side effects which I consider to be…

The Benefits of Nature Sounds

For anybody suffering from problems related to sleep or having a hard time relaxing, nature sounds may be able to help. In most cases, the cause of the problem could be insomnia, which is often caused by anxiety or stress. If you are searching for solutions or a cure to your insomnia, many sleep experts…

Coconut Oil and Its Advantages

India has been quite a forerunner when it comes to the use of coconut oil. Most women and men swear by the application of warm oil on their tresses. The general rule of thumb, so to speak, is to inculcate a habit of massaging the scalp at least once a week. The oil is left…

Natural Medicine Gives Hope for Women With PCOS

In today’s world, many women know what PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is, and this is due to the increasing prevalence of this condition around the world. While PCOS carry such a name due to the fact that there are many small cysts found in ovaries of women with this condition, there are also certain other…

Fermentable Fiber For Functional Foods

The title’s abuse of alliteration is meant to draw attention to an often ignored and misunderstood nutrient category with growing scientific evidence for significant health benefits. Fiber! Most consumers associate fiber with bowel regularity, an important function of normal body physiology. We all know it’s healthy to be regular but there are more subtle and…