June Gloom Got You Down?

What is with this June Gloom? Is everyone experiencing it or is it just us Californians? It seems as though it is never going away and I’m trying not to let it get me down. It comes at the most odd time of the year to me, right when you are truly enjoying the amazing…

Muscles Only Relax When the Brain Says So

 What is a knot? A knot is when the sufferer feels tension, and reaching his hand to touch the spot, he feels a raised lump of muscle. What is the lump made of? If he rubs it back and forth, it feels crunchy, as if there were some substance in there. This crunching has lead…

How to Get Rid of Phlegm

You might want to hold off with that wish. Phlegm is actually good for you. Well, not the thing itself, but what it represents. Phlegm is mucous that becomes congealed and visible. It’s almost always a sign of your body fighting off whatever infection is wreaking havoc on your respiratory system – which is actually…

Do You Have Knee Pain? Genu Valgum May Be the Culprit

A friend of minewent on a bicycle ride with me, and after about an hour started to experience severe knee pain. After checking her lower extremity I found she had “knock knees”. The clinical term for “knock knees” is Genu Valgum. The opposite would be “bowlegged” or Genu Varum. Since Genu Varum isn’t normally associated…

Top Warning Signs of Diabetes in Toddlers

Mostly kids are unable to explain any problem or communicate any discomfort they are experiencing. This makes the situation difficult to comprehend for the parents. In this modern fast paced society our kids are at an increased risk of many chronic illnesses including diabetes. As kids are too small to be able to recognize the…

7 Things to Avoid in Skin Lightening Products

Do you find that your skin has lost its luster?   Let’s face it, radiant and fresh-looking skin is sometimes hard to achieve. You want your skin tone to be as even as possible.  Your skin should be supple, soft, and blemish-free. To get that look you’ve always wanted, you might have already resorted to using…

Treating Anxiety With Nootropics

Nootropics are supplements that are mainly used to help with cognition enhancement, increasing memory and even sometimes repairing damage. The damage can come from either aging and also from neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease. A great side effect of these smart drugs is that it can also have a positive effect on your mood. Anxiolytic…

Keeping Your Earpieces Clean and Maintained

Believe or not, a lot of people purchase earpieces but they fail to keep them clean as its maintenance. Some of these earphones are expensive so it deems right to at least take good care of them and ensure that these are well kept. This ensures that they last for a longer time. Regular cleaning…