Yellow Fever Vaccine – Is It Worth The Risk?

Yellow fever is a devastating disease spread by the bites of mosquitoes (and primates!) and is still prevalent in Africa, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The yellow fever virus has probably existed in some form for thousands of years and is believed to have originated in Africa from other very similar viruses. Anyone…

Dangerous Ingredients In Food

Dangerous ingredients in food are plentiful. This is just a small list of what you should avoid when you read labels. And it is important that you read labels. Propylene Glycol Alginate This ingredient is found in many different types of food as an emulsifier (thickening agent). You may find it in certain salad dressings,…

Herpes Simplex Infections – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Herpes simplex virus can cause infections that affect the mouth, face, genitals, skin, buttocks and the anal area. Herpes simplex lesions are also known as cold sores. After an initial infection, the herpes virus lies dormant in nerve ganglia and is usually reactivated because of infections, exposure to ultraviolet radiation, stress, trauma to the skin,…

The Health Benefits of Oak Aged Wines and Spirits

There are several aspects to any health benefits of oak aged wines and spirits. The first component is the wine or spirit itself. It has been thought for a long time, and recent research seems to back it up, that moderate consumption of 1 or two alcoholic drinks per day can increase the average lifespan…

Cold Weather Effects on Heart and Circulatory System

Your body’s reaction to heat loss is involuntary and driven by the hypothalamus, the tiny gland in the brain acting as a thermostat. The hypothalamus is very sensitive to any temperature variation in your body. Even a small drop brings the temperature regulation mechanisms into action: blood vessels in the skin constrict to prevent excessive…

How the "Crab Effect" Obstructs Growth and How to Conquer It

Some of the greatest words of wisdom for any man or woman seeking change or growth are, “Surround yourself with people who will support and believe in you.” Creating any kind of significant change requires determination, focus, energy, a game plan, and more than anything else, desire and a positive attitude. Sometimes, we become stalled…

Canine Bordetella – Diagnosis and Treatment of Bordetella in Dogs

Dog Bordetella Bordetella, also known as infectious tracheobronchitis or “kennel cough,” is a highly infectious bacterial disease of the upper respiratory system. If left untreated, bordetella can develop into severe pneumonia in your dog. Dog Bordetella Symptoms Dogs infected with bordetella most commonly exhibit a dry, hacking cough. Other symptoms may include: ยท Runny nose…

Allergies and Yeast Infections – Do They Go Together?

Allergies and yeast infection are closely connected. Just as yeast infections are very common, so are yeast allergies. A yeast infection does cause and aggravate allergy. The yeast allergens cause symptoms of hives, itching, nasal congestion, bronchitis, skin rashes, asthma and irritable bowels. Put in simple terms, yeast infection or its overgrowth is the real…

Cast Iron and Its Welding

You might wonder why we are into this topic – welding cast iron; but it is a versatile material which is used in manufacturing various industrial products with implications in our day to day life. With its excellent fluidity, low melting point, the extraordinary response to various designs of the machine etc, it has come…

How Can You Fix Your Posture?

Posture can be a serious issue, let alone cause some serious health issues as well. The fact is that along with back and neck problems, poor posture can also cause your internal organs not to function properly. Some of the more serious problems that poor posture can cause is GERD. That’s right. GERD or acid…

Tear Gas Chloroacetophenone

Early records reveal that German scientists discovered CN (Chloroacetophenone) about 1870. This is a chemical compound that was first prepared for use in 1877 but was not subsequently used to any great extent. The French were the first to use it successfully in the late 1920s to break up civil disorders in their colonies. It…

Men’s Breasts – The Truth About Man Breasts

Enlarged men’s breasts are known by many names including man breasts, man boobs and moobs. But although people often make light of this embarrassing condition, the psychological effects of gynecomastia (the medical term for man breasts) can be devastating. This article will discuss the different non-surgical gynecomastia treatments available and what you can do to…