How to Lower Your Triglycerides

A part of being healthy is taking an all round approach to your lifestyle change. If you lead a healthy life style in general you are not going to have to worry about this, your body naturally copies itself out. However, high triglycerides are a problem that many people suffer from, and it is important…

Management of Rectal Bleeding

Rectal Bleeding is bleeding through the anus. The bleeding may be bright red, dark maroon or a tarry color, which you may notice in your stools, toilet bowl or toilet paper. Rectal bleeding may occur from any part of the gastrointestinal tract due to various causes. The common causes of Rectal Bleeding are: Piles (Haemorrhoids)…

Create a Diet Plan You Love

Late night TV, magazines, book shelves and everywhere else you turn today, people are claiming to have found the ideal solution to your weight loss problems. One group tells you to cut out all of the fat, good or bad, in their mind, it will all make you balloon out. Other people have this horrible…

America's Healthier Past

Will the life expectancy of man take a downturn in the near future? On average man is living longer today than he did 100 years ago. The life expectancy of women was 87 years in 2000; for men it was 80 years. Although man is living longer today than anytime in recent history, what is…

Supplements For Better Pet Health

Dietary, health and fitness supplements have become a huge business as people have become more health conscious. But as the science of health and nutrition increases, so have the beneficies including Fido and Whiskers. That's right, your pet now has his own line of health supplements. Whether it be for digestive health, joint health or…

The Real Cost of Cosmetic Surgery

The field of cosmetic surgery has some pretty slick advertising and salespeople. This should come as a surprise to no-one except the most naive. However, what that means to the customer is that very frequently the real cost of the treatment is misrepresented. A surgical procedure that is promoted as being a certain price can…

Brief Notes on Minerals

Minerals are considered necessary to the nutrition and function of the human body. They are iron, calcium, phosphorus, sulphur, chlorine, sodium, magnesium, iodine, copper, cobalt, manganese, molybdenum and zinc. Collectively they make up 4% to 5% of the body weight. There is enough lime (calcium) in an adult to whitewash a good size basement; enough…

The Health Benefits of Lobster

High in protein and low in fat, lobster is a very beneficial meat. Comparable to a steak, lobster has less than thirty grams of protein in a five ounce portion. Lobster also has less fat compared to steak. It is perfect for a no or low carbohydrate diet as well. Under the Weight Watcher's system…

Your Facility's Quest for Blood Products Ends Here

Around the world, many individuals get involved in serious accidents after which they are in need of blood products. This is a major part of a person's body makeup and one needs a sufficient supply to keep healthy. There are major concerns when it comes to the availability of these biological components, and in most…

The Exercise Benefits of All-Important Healthy Living

Millions of people are suffering from illnesses that can easily be prevented through regular and healthy physical exercises. Such sicknesses are coronary heart disease, High blood pressure, heart attack, diabetes, overweight, hip fracture, colon cancer, depression and the list continues. Apart from these sicknesses, healthy bones, joints and muscles can be built and maintained and…

Answers to Seven Top Health Myths

1) If I become unhealthy, there is a chemical that can cure me. Your unhealthy signs are symptoms. High cholesterol, high blood pressure, cancers, and many diseases can be reduced with a chemical, or surgical protocol. But the underlying reason behind these symptoms may or may not be removed, and the 'cure' may cause new…

How to Educate People About Gluten Sensitivity

Sadly, the seriousness of Celiac's disease is rarely understood by people that have not experienced it themselves, or had a close relative develop the disease. Most people do not realize that ingesting even the tiniest trace of foods that contain gluten can trigger a reaction, causing damage to the gut and potentially leading to complications…