113 Facts About Animal Cruelty

Animals caught in traps can suffer for days before succumbing to exposure, shock, or attacks by predators. Traps often kill “non-target” animals, including dogs and endangered species. To cut costs, fur farmers pack animals into small cages, preventing them from taking more than a few steps back and forth. Crowding and confinement is especially distressing…

Jock Itch – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods

Jock itch (tinea cruris) is a pretty common fungal infection of the groin and upper thighs. Jock itch is also sometimes called crack fungus, crotch itch, bag rot or crotch rot, dhobi itch (after Indian washermen). It is a common fungal infection that affects the skin of your inner thighs, buttocks and genitals. Men and…

Gynecomastia Causes Men To Feel Feminine, Insecure

Men love boobs, right? Well, not always. For the roughly 30 to 40 percent of men who suffer from some form of gynecomastia, the boobs are unfortunately on their own chests. The fatty deposits that accumulate in men’s pectoral area have been jokingly referred to for years as “man boobs.” But for many men and…

How to Get Rid of Cold Sores Naturally?

As you know, having a cold sore is an embarrassing thing. Not only it looks horrible and there is a lot of shame that when people look on you, but you also can’t go out with your girlfriend (or boyfriend) because cold sores can be easily spread to others… Before I tell you how to…

5 Sneaky Symptoms of Juvenile Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes, also known as Juvenile diabetes, has many symptoms that, unfortunately, mimic many common childhood milestones. Learn how to discern the difference between diabetes symptoms and run of the mill healthy childhood behaviors. 1. Increased thirst. As active as children are, it isn’t unreasonable for your child to be demanding more drinks one…

How Acupuncture Can Help Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease that produces scaly skin that is rather unsightly. Surprisingly, many people with psoriasis are able to find relief with acupuncture. Because of its unsightliness – even to close family members, when psoriasis flares up it creates a problem. It can affect rather small patches or large areas on the…

What Women Need To Know About Pre-Pregnancy Vitamins

The medical world has for decades seen the importance of good nutrition during the various stages of pregnancy that a woman goes through. It has found that pregnancy places huge demands on the body as the unborn baby goes through huge spurts of growth in the first nine months of its development in the womb.…

What’s Good For Asthma?

Asthma is a serious and potentially fatal disease caused by inflammation in the airways. When an asthma attack occurs, the bronchial airways become tight and the lining of the air passages swell. This reduces the amount of air that can pass by, and may be accompanied by tightness in the chest, coughing, or wheezing. Asthma…

What Material Is Best for A Bathroom Sink?

Sink materials Most pedestal and wall-hung sinks are made from vitreous china, and the same qualities that make this material a good choice for toilets work well for sinks too: a durable, abrasion-resistant, easy-to-clean surface that maintains its luster year after year.Choose vitreous-china sinks-particularly pedestal sinks-with care, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the brand, because…

Diabetes – Buckwheat to the Rescue

As I was surfing the web researching information relevant to my web site where I sell buckwheat pillows, I stumbled upon some information that grabbed my attention. Two things I am greatly interested in. One is buckwheat, and the other is diabetes. The first interest would be obvious, because of my inter net business, but…

Treating Tattoo Allergies – Tips To Deal With Them

Tattoos are becoming a popular trend these days. Anyone can have a tattoo, even the most unlikely of people. However, with the onset of the tattoo craze, a problem has emerged — tattoo allergies. The ink in the artwork contains ingredients that cause the tattoo allergies. The most common allergen is found in red and…

Different Types of Physical Exercise

Physical exercise is a physical activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and total health. This activity is performed for various reasons. These include toning up the muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or body maintenance and for a healthy and fit body. With regular exercise, it increases the body’s immune…