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Childhood Obesity: The Psychological Repricussions

Everyone knows the physical ramifications of childhood obesity, but when it comes to the psychological aspects, psychiatric science is playing catch up a bit. While it is well known that a child or adolescent who suffers from childhood obesity is picked on and isolated from peers, the exact consequences and the extent of emotional damage…

Using Cold Flow Improvers to Help Your Business

If you run an international haulage firm, the dangers of operating vehicles in extremely cold temperatures will be a familiar problem. Diesel needs to be at a warm enough temperature to remain in liquid form, otherwise it could crystalise. This could cause damage the engine, stop the driver from being able to fill the vehicle…

What Is Scabies Rash?

Scabies Rash Scabies is a microscopic “bug” that goes under the surface of the skin causing a rash. Scabies Rash is an infestation of the skin with the microscopic mite Sarcoptes scabei. Infestation is common, found worldwide, and affects people of all races and social classes. Scabies rash spreads rapidly under crowded conditions where there…

7 Examples Why Boots Are Better Than Shoes

Boots are better than shoes for all sorts of reasons. They are more durable. They last longer. They protect your feet from potential dangers better than shoes do. The list goes on and on. However, real life anecdotes help drive home the idea better than just making a list. Here is a list of experiences…

Yeast Infection and Painful Urination

Medical assistance from healthcare workers and doctors should immediately be sought if a person suffers from yeast infection and pain when urinating. The infected person must undergo laboratory tests to detect yeast in the vagina. The bacteria, Candida albicans causes the infection when they grow unnaturally in the vagina. This calls for the right medication…

Art is a Reflection on Society – A Perspective

Art has always been a reflection of the emotions, personal struggle, and the path breaking events of a contemporary society. When a society demands or undergoes a change, art has mostly subtly complied with it. The Oxford Dictionary describes art as “the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful,…

Yoga's Influence on Stress

No matter who we are, we have it. We have it when we're running late for work, we have it when we fight with our spouse, we have it when we smell the turkey dinner we've fixed for our new in-laws burning in the oven. Even those of us who appear perpetually happy have it.…

How To Fight Depression With Vitamin B-Complex

What is the correlation between Vitamins and Depression?  It has been found by research that a variety of deficiencies of certain B vitamins may lead to symptoms of depression.   The first signs of insufficient amounts of Vitamin B complex are mood changes, insomnia, changes in appetite, a craving for sugar and an impaired drug…

Bipolar Depression

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder of extremes. There are two sides to it – bipolar mania and bipolar depression. For some people, however, the depressive side to bipolar disorder can be the more painful, as every minute of it can be experienced such as a child experiences their first broken bone. When someone experiences…

What Is Type 2 Diabetes And How To Manage It

Diabetes is a life-long disease that affects the way your body handles glucose in your blood. Causes Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, facilitates the movement of glucose absorbed from food in blood into cells. Patients with Type II diabetes have insulin resistance and the normal metabolism involving insulin becomes disrupted.. In the initial…

Getting to Know Your Boston Terrier

Getting to know your dog starts by getting to know its breed, and that includes getting a better idea about its appearance, personality, and health requirements. Here's what you need to know about the Boston terrier: Nicknamed the "American Gentleman," the Boston terrier is a cross between an English White Terrier and an English bulldog,…

What Are The Various Sclerotherapy Side Effects?

When a person notices an irregularity regarding the veins on their legs, there are a couple of things that he (but usually a she) can do. The first thing is to ignore them, since they are often more of a cosmetic nuisance than anything else. The second thing they can do (especially if the veins…

Hard Water Hard On Your Skin?

It can be extremely annoying when dry skin does not seem to want to go away. Even more annoying is when you are unable to figure out why. Your skin just seems to be unable to retain moisture, even with amount of pampering you do to it. You wash carefully, put on plenty of moisturizer,…