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…

Impotence, Infertility, and Sterility (Part 2)

Excessive ejaculation is very detrimental to overall optimal male health. Sperm contains the elixir of life (vitality) and constant loss of this special elixir causes a man to age prematurely. His hair thins, balds and turns grey, his teeth begin to fall out, his hearing and sight becomes bad, he’s constantly fatigued or feeling lethargic,…

Dry Penis Skin – Causes and Treatment

Dry penis skin can be caused by a number of reasons according to medical experts, such as sexual activity, an allergic reaction to latex, and in some cases sexually transmitted diseases, eczema, and psoriasis or skin cancer. However, the most common cause of dry penile skin is as simple as friction. This may be caused…

Vogue Magazine: The Rise to Fame

The international trendsetting publication Vogue was launched in the year 1892. For over a decade, the magazine was a weekly social publication, earning its fame only well into 1906 after the ownership switched hands. The new acquirer, Conde Nast, acted swiftly; taking the magazine overseas, making it available in 9 different countries. He subsequently turned…

Side Effects Of Cholesterol Medicine

Any prescription medication can have side effects. Most of these are not pleasant. The reasoning of why we put up with these side effects is that it is better to deal with them than the condition which the medication treats – in this case, elevated cholesterol levels. Such drugs work to lower cholesterol which, in…

Toenail Fungus Zapped with the Noveon Laser

There are an estimated $4. 0 billion used on fungal diseases, including $1. 5 billion for onychomycosis or toenail fungus. Around 35 million individuals in the United States, and 700 million globally, suffer from toenail fungus. Patients and physicians alike have few or no treatment options because of the safety worries related to oral medications…