The Symptoms of Endometriosis

If you’re like many women today, who suffer from painful monthly periods, you may or may not be suffering from endometriosis. Although endometriosis doesn’t cause painful periods, this may not mean that you do not have endometriosis. In fact, up to 80 percent of all women experience painful periods at some point in their lives.…

Kidney Cleanse Can Keep Your Energy Level High

The kidneys are among the organs of purification. They are responsible for filtering the blood, removing waste products, excess water, and electrolytes. About 20% of the blood pumped by the heart is passed through the kidneys everyday. Generally, the large amount of blood supplied to your kidneys allows your kidneys to remove the wastes from…

The Hazards of Taking Prescription Drugs For ADHD

Okay, let me lay it out for you. ADHD research has shown us just how far from perfect, or even ideal the current prescription drug options for ADHD really are. Yet, consider that drugs are the treatment of choice for most medical professionals. First of all, they don’t address the underlying issues. Second of all,…

Choosing and Handling Salmon

Most people like salmon, even when they are not big fans of other fish varieties. It's meaty texture, rich color and flavor make it an appealing idea for a main course substitute for the old standbys. But, if you are not familiar with the varieties and choices in species and cuts, it can be a…

Spreading Genital Herpes

Herpes is a virus that once you have an outbreak it stays in your body whether you have any other outbreaks again. There are two types of herpes simplex HSV-1 and HSV-2 and either of them can cause genial herpes. HSV-1 is mostly associated with those nasty cold sores and HSV-2 is associated with genital…

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…