Which Prescriptions Go With Which Lenses?

You’re ordering glasses online. You enter your prescription and your pupillary distance. (The pupillary distance, abbreviated PD, is the distance from the center of one pupil to the center of the other pupil. It’s as necessary as your prescription to get glasses online.) The website you’re ordering from reads these items then recommends a lens…

Stiff Neck -causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Causes of Stiff Neck Stiff necks can be annoying, but they might also be a sign of a serious infection, tumor or other problem that does not originate in the neck.Meningitis is an infection in the membrane and fluid of the brain that could (if it is the bacterial kind) require medical attention ASAP. Causes…

Common Problems Due to Large Breast Size

Bigger is not always better and this is true on breast size. Some women want their breasts bigger but there are women who are complaining about the discomforts brought by huge breasts. The physical and emotional problems due to large breast size are sometimes hard to handle and it can affect ones social and personal…

5 Most Influential Hair Designers in History

The following list of the 5 most influential hair designers in history is by no means inclusive of all the hair designers that have become famous and forever affected the popular styles of men’s and women’s hair. This is completely subjective- just one person’s list of the 5 people who seem to have positively changed…

Weaning Patients Off Therapy

Therapy has a snowballing effect. It is often said that when Patients enter therapy most of the therapeutic work happens in-between the sessions. This is because of a snowballing effect that occurs when a therapist intervenes in a Patient’s life. A hypnotherapist will intervene in such a way as to cause a chain reaction. This…

7 Quick Tips For Managing Diet And Health

It’s no secret that there’s a direct connection between diet and health. Not only does your body run on the fuel you give it, to a large degree your body is the fuel you give it. But these facts don’t make it any easier to eat well and maintain a healthy weight, as evidenced by…

For Weight Loss: If You Could Only Pick One

Nothing about weight loss has changed since the beginning of time! The road to a healthy weight has always been the Second Law of Thermodynamics; Calories in – Calories out = Calories accumulated. To put it simply, to lose weight you need to eat less, exercise more or both. What if you could only use…

Quadriplegia -causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Causes of Quadriplegia Cervical (neck) injuries usually result in four limb paralysis. This is referred to as Tetraplegia or Quadriplegia. Injuries above the C-4 level may require a ventilator or electrical implant for the person to breathe. This is because the diaphragm is controlled by spinal nerves exiting at the upper level of the neck.…

The Best Hospitals in Rio De Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city of Brazil and was the capital of the country up to 1960. Rio is the third largest metropolitan area in South America. The headquarters of many international oil, telephone, media and communication companies in Brazil are located here. Rio will also host the final match for 2014…

Understanding "Foot-Drop" and Peroneal Neuropathy

A “foot-drop” is a medical term which–thankfully–does not mean that the foot suddenly disconnects from the leg. Rather, it means that when the leg is lifted from the ground, the foot droops downward at the ankle. The muscles that are supposed to prop up the foot have become so weakened that they cannot overcome gravity’s…