What You Need to Know About HIV

HIV is an abbreviation for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome or AIDS as it is generally called, is the result of this virus. When a person has AIDS, the immune system gradually breaks downs. The patient then becomes highly susceptible to infections and illnesses, which could even, be fatal. History dates its origin to…

Hearing Loss Explained

Balance and hearing are the two primary tasks provided by our ears. As we get older we have to accept that our ability to hear deteriorates, and the deterioration will usually be in our perception of audible frequency range and the ability to hear quiet sounds. Hearing injury is in reality so common that of…

Tips to Prepare a Perfect Maid of Honor Speech

Maid of honor speech is the most important part of the wedding ceremony because maid of honor is a representative of the bride and she must make a good speech. If you are the maid of honor and looking for some great tips to prepare and deliver your speech then follow the steps given below…

How The Stammerers Conquered Their World

Last night I watched an incredible program in which lifetime stammerers were helped to overcome their speech impediments, accept occasional difficulty and turn their life around. They had access to 1 to 1 coaches, who had all previously been stammerers before they retrained. Thereafter they had an insight into the suffering of stammerers , they…

125 Action Statements and Power Phrases

1. If you’re having a tough time getting by on your salary now, how well do you think your family will get by without it? 2. The only thing worse than a home without a mother is a mother without a home, isn’t it? 3. You can say, “I don’t need it”, but can you…

Anti Snoring Drops – How Do They Work?

As simple as the actual action of snoring maybe from the vibration of the soft throat tissues flapping around, it is often not so simple to remedy without a little research of what is causing the snoring to begin with. The strongest start to the nightly snoring begins to happen during the transition of falling…

Psychiatry for Physicians – Dementia – Other Types

Other categories of dementia worth mentioning are dementia due to Pick's disease, dementia due to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, dementia due to Huntington's disease, dementia due to Parkinson's disease, dementia due to HIV disease, substance induced dementia, and dementia syndrome of depression. Dementia due to Pick's disease is a variety of frontotemporal dementia. In it there is…

5 Tips to Avoid Blindness After Contact Lens Use

You probably know someone who has experienced blindness. Two leading causes of blindness glaucoma and cataracts. Even though contact lens companies may not tell you up front that wearing contact lenses can cause blindness, multiple studies show that contact lenses may be a contributing factor in blindness, especially in developing countries. The World Health Organization…

Acupuncture & Moxabustion

Info Insertion of Acupuncture needles in specific points on the Chi meridians works to restore normal functions and achieve balance for the body & mind. Moxabustion (warm therapy) involves burning a warm herbal mixture either directly on the Acupuncture needle or indirectly by use of a Moxa stick which can be kept a few centimeters…

Interesting Mark Twain Facts

My interest in Mark Twain was kindled by the 2002 Ken Burns documentary, “Mark Twain”. It was the volume of requests for information about his time in Redding, following the documentary’s release that initiated my interest in his life. People were shocked to find out he lived and died in Redding, Connecticut and wanted to…

Presby-LASIK – Not Ready For Primetime

LASIK eye surgery is the most common elective surgery in the US today. Presbyopia ("old eyes") is the most common vision problem, affecting everyone over age 50. However this common problem and common solution have had trouble getting together. This type of surgery is generally meant to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and asytgmatism. It's most successful…