Anxiety – I'm Not Scared, Just Afraid

You're sitting in your car, in the parking lot at work. You start to wonder, if you turned off the lights and locked the door before you left home. You're in the supermarket shopping and you try to remember if you locked your car door, before you went in. Those types of thoughts happen to…

Insomnia: Treating Sleeplessness the Natural Way

If the Sandman seems to have lost the map to your house and, no matter what you do, nothing seems to lull you to sleep each night, then it’s time to take some positive steps toward treating this potentially serious condition using natural methods. Many people today are turning toward homeopathic or homemade remedies for…

Cardiac Rehabilitation and Its Phases

Cardiac Rehabilitation The most alarming predictions made for the new millennium is that of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) topping the list of death and disability. These accounts for 2, 08,000 deaths, that is 36% of the annual total, every year (coronary heart disease statistics, 2007). CVD rates in urban areas in India are now 4-fold higher…

The "Ow" in Ingrown Toenails

What is an ingrown toenail? An ingrown nail is defined as when the skin on one or both sides of a toenail develops over the nail edges or when the nail itself grows into the skin. The medical term for the condition is onychocryptosis. Although it most commonly occurs on the big toe, the lesser…

Effects of Constipation on the Heart

Have you ever been constipated to the point that you were sure you were going to have a heart attack? All the straining and forcing can definitely put a strain on your entire body, but does constipation itself have any adverse effects on the heart? First off, it’s important to know the signs of constipation…

Weak Hamstrings: Cause Of Lower Back Pain

Tight, inflexible hamstrings get a lot of attention as a cause of lower back pain, but weak hamstrings may also be the source. The hamstring is actually a set of three muscles that run from the pelvis to the knee in the back of the thigh. These muscles are used to facilitate the bending of…

Get Rid of Bruises

Bruises are very common, and if you are human, you've suffered a bruise in your life. Getting rid of bruises is very easy. When I was a kid I would get bruises on my legs and arms all the time but I did not care about it, I was a kid and did not care…

Heart Disease and Aerobic Exercise

Aerobic Exercise and Heart Disease It is without question that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and Canada. Even with this being so common, people still are not sure what heart disease actually is. And so do I. What is Heart Disease? Quickly said, heart disease is a topic that…

Upper Back Pain Between Shoulder Blades

When it comes to upper back pain between shoulder blades, there is some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that there is a whole host of problems that can cause upper back pain between the shoulder blades. Fortunately… The pain is not always the sharp intense pain that is associated with…

Pedicure Infections Can be Deadly!

A pedicure infection can become a very serious thing and any unusual symptom noticed immediately after a pedicure should not be taken lightly. In recent years many people have had amputations and even died as a result of infections contracted while receiving pedicures. Yes, it’s that serious! Although pedicures can be very beneficial to your…

A Key to Good Health – Probiotics

A common theme throughout my practice of Biological Dentistry is the importance of establishing and maintaining a healthy body balance. This simply means encouraging a lifestyle that continues to support rather than undermine the basic needs of our bodies. Probiotics, which can be found in conventional foods and dietary supplements, are “friendly bacteria” that are…

Prostate Problems – The Adenoma of the Prostate

Adenoma of the prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH) – is one of the most common urological disease in adult men. According to recent statistics, almost half of men aged 40 have some form of changes in the prostate, which are connected with the increase (called hyperplasia). It is believed that after 80 years of prostate…

Uterine Fibroids and Bloating

If you are already aware that you have fibroids, you may well be worried about some of your symptoms or simply wondering if there are any simple steps you can take to eliminate them. If you have an enlarged abdomen, then it is likely that that your fibroids are responsible as uterine fibroids and bloating…