Leading Causes of High SGPT

Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase, or more commonly known as SGPT, is a naturally occurring enzyme in our bodies and is normally found in liver and heart cells. Being an enzyme, its function is to assist in more efficient means on the usage of energy when generating chemical reactions in our bodies. In other words, it…

10 Steps to Reverse Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty liver disease is a mild condition that is estimated to affect over 30% of all people in the Western world. It is linked to diabetes, hypertension, obesity, bad breath, and other symptoms. If you suffer from fatty liver disease, here are ten steps you can take to heal your liver and reverse the condition.…

Anorexia Vs Bulimia – A Comparison of Eating Disorders

Anorexia and Bulimia are both serious eating disorders, but they are often confused. While they are similar in some ways, they also have some distinct differences. If you’re worried that someone you love may have an eating disorder, you might need some more information before talking to them about it. Anorexia vs Bulimia: definitions Anorexia…

The Tailgate Party and Liability

We’re only a few weeks away from the fall football season. Millions of rabid football fans will throw food and beverages into their favorite vehicle and head for the football stadium parking lots. When they arrive, the barbecue grills will come out, tables and chairs will be set up, team flags and banners will go…

The Different Types of Heartburn

Understanding the Different Types of Heartburn Before you start looking for a solution for heartburn, it is better to understand which type of heartburn you are suffering from. This might sound surprising but the fact is that heartburns are classified under different types, depending upon the cause and severity. If you want to learn more…

The Best Doctor in the Philippines

How many times has your doctor told you to “Boost your immune system by taking vitamin C, eating fruits and vegetables, drinking lots of water, and sleeping early”? I bet you don’t remember. My doctor, Dr. Tan Ci Shou, gives more specific instructions to his patients to help them regain a strong immune system. He…

The Impact on Fitness of Exercising at Altitude

According to High Altitude Living, “[p]eople may feel effects from higher altitudes as low at 4000 ft above sea level. Usually by 6000 ft, they will experience more fatigue, and a greater potential for dehydration.” These effects occur because the air is thinner at higher altitudes, which creates an oxygen deficit that can inhibit regular…

Panic Attack Disorder – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Panic attack disorder is a chronic condition that develops in someone who constantly fears the possibility of experiencing several or consecutive panic attacks. This kind of situation involves individuals who have experienced an anxiety attack once and end up feeling scared that they might experience it again. A person under a panic anxiety attack feels…

Excessive Thirst and Frequent Urination – Could Your Dog Have Cushings Disease?

Excessive thirst and frequent urination are signs of four serious canine medical problems, including diabetes, kidney problems, liver disease and Cushings Disease. Regrettably, not treating Cushings Disease could precipitate the others. After running basic tests, your veterinarian has eliminated the first three, leaving Cushings Disease as the diagnosis. What is Cushings Disease? Cushings Disease or…

The Disadvantage of Using Proton Pump Inhibitors

Last year alone, millions upon millions of heartburn sufferers bought more than 25 billion dollars worth of proton pump inhibitors, making this product, one of the biggest pharmaceutical product sellers worldwide. Although the medical communities are endorsing and promoting them as being a safe heaven for acid reflux and ulcer sufferers, recent reports have exposed…