The Development of Old Age and Related Issues

In traditional Chinese and other Asian cultures the aged were highly respected and cared for. The Igabo tribesmen of Eastern Nigeria value dependency in their aged and involve them in care of children and the administration of tribal affairs (Shelton, A. in Kalish R. Uni Michigan 1969). In Eskimo culture the grandmother was pushed out…

Nail Fungus – 5 Nail Fungus Myths and Facts

We are constantly being exposed to misleading information on different subjects, including health-related issues. What is dangerous about this is that if we are convinced and if we take the wrong information as the truth, we would not know the right thing to do. At times, we would choose to do nothing, but it would…

10 Effective Home Remedies for Eye Flu

Eye flu is the infection of the eyes. It is also known as conjunctivitis or the pink eye. It causes sore eyes. The thin transparent membrane over the white part of the eyes gets inflamed. The blood vessels present swell up, and therefore the redness occurs. The severity of the infection varies from one person…

Skin Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment

A skin allergy is the body’s over-reaction to one or more allergens in our environment. Allergic contact dermatitis occurs when your skin comes in contact with an allergen that your skin is sensitive or allergic to. Jewelry metals and fragrances top the list of substances most likely to cause serious skin rashes. It can also…

The Most Effective Visual Merchandise Display Strategies

The Importance of an Effective Merchandise Display Strategy A Good merchandise display strategy will increase the customer’s desire for the product on display. It is important that the need of the customer is the number one focus in the display strategy. Every profitable retail store has the following three components: a well organised product display,…

Different Options For Thrombosed Hemorrhoid Treatment

External hemorrhoids are swellings in the veins surrounding the anus. They are similar to varicose veins in the legs. A thrombosed external hemorrhoid is a painful complication of this. Thrombosed hemorrhoid treatment includes the use of preventive measures, home remedies and alternative treatments, and surgical excision for the removal of blood from the thrombosed hemorrhoid.…

Super Foods to Help With Headaches and Migraines

More than 100 million people suffer from different types of chronic headaches, such as tension headaches caused by stress, sinus headaches caused by sinus infection, hunger headaches, cluster headaches sometimes caused by alcohol or smoking, migraines, etc. Some of these headaches can be prevented by making lifestyle and dietary changes. Numerous studies show that foods…

Benefits of Eating a Low Cholesterol Diet

The liver makes most of the cholesterol in the body, but dietary cholesterol plays an important role in controlling all the cholesterol levels in the body. The levels include the total cholesterol and the good and bad cholesterol. Good cholesterol, the HDL (high-density lipoproteins), protects the heart by helping to transport excess cholesterol from the…

Living With Depression

Living with Depression: J. Marie Walker’s Journal entry: Sunday, August 31, 2005I just finished reading Prozac Nation, a novel by Elizabeth Wurtzell. I never thought I’d actually get into this book because it is quite depressing- being about depression and all. I needed to read it though. But it has left me with many questions…

3 Vegetables That Lower High Blood Pressure

When your doctor tells you that you have a high blood pressure or hypertension, it signals that your health is at risk. Hypertension exposes you to heart diseases and stroke. These two belong to the top three conditions that kill many Americans annually. How Do You Know That You Have Hypertension? A simple blood pressure…

The Fear Of Strangers, Xenophobia

The fear of strangers or foreign people is often known officially as Xenophobia. It can not only be a fear of people they have not met, but of foreigners to their country and people with different beliefs. Xeno means stranger and phobia means to have a fear. The fear of foreigners and people different to…

What Started It All – The History of Volleyball

Surprisingly, one of the most well loved sports in the world is also relatively young. Despite the game’s youth, it has gone through a wide variety of changes and evolution as a part of its rich history. Believe it or not, but at one time there wasn’t Asics or Nike women’s volleyball shoes or even…