How Much Force Can Our Bones Handle Before They Break

You have known all along that your bones are the strongest part of your body. As they are assigned to give your body a structure, to hold your posture up and to protect your internal organs, your bones have to maintain their strength at all times. Of course, you cannot prevent external and unexpected circumstances…

How to Organize a Children’s Party

Arranging a child’s birthday party can seem like a nightmare, however, it can also be a pleasant experience for all, just try following a few of the tips below. The first thing to consider is a suitable venue. You can have your party at home or at another venue, a party at home is of…

Ibuprofen Could Prevent Altitude Sickness

A recent study by Stanford University has found that ibuprofen could prevent altitude sickness, a condition that commonly affects skiers, hikers, and tourists to high elevations. Ibuprofen is a common over-the-counter medication available worldwide. Altitude sickness (also called acute mountain syndrome or AMS) is quite common among people visiting higher altitudes. It’s most common among…

Epilepsy Foundations

Approximately 2% of the US population suffers from epilepsy, one of the widely prevalent neurological disorders in the world. To ensure that these people lead a relatively healthy and comfortable life, a voluntary health organization called The Epilepsy Foundation exists. This organization advises, educates and provides various services to epileptics and their families. The agency…

Living With a Stroke

FIRST REACTION TO ILLNESS A stroke can hit you without any warning and you do not know about it for a couple of days. In my case I had a stroke three days after open heart bypass surgery, and it was only when I was told by my wife what had happened that I was…

How To Deal With Headaches Behind The Eyes

Pain behind the eyes may be a symptom of different types of headaches and even other health problems. Most commonly people complain to have an extreme one-sided headache especially involving the area around or behind one eye. This is a typical description of cluster headache. Other symptoms associated with cluster headache are eye redness or…

The Best Hair Loss Shampoo

Go into any supermarket or departmental store and you will find a whole range of shampoos that promise to stop hair loss. How effective are these shampoos is the question? While some of the shampoos definitely help to reduce hair fall, we need to first find out what causes your particular hair loss problem before…

Can Bottle-feeding Cause Ear Infections?

Many mothers have heard the above statement. The answer is yes, bottle-feeding can cause ear infections for your baby. Here are the reasons why and how you can prevent it. There is also an old-wives-tale that says a baby will get ear infections if the baby is breastfed whilst lying down. This is not true;…

A Study on Sensorineural Hearing Loss

In Sensorineural hearing loss the root causative factor traces to the inner ear, or the vestibulocochlear nerve or the auditory centers of the brain by itself. Vestibulocochlear nerve is also called as the acoustic nerve, and it is the eighth Cranial nerve (Of the twelve). This nerve functions in maintaining equilibrium, and carrying sound signals,…