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…

How to Get Rid of a Dog’s Cold

Even dogs are susceptible to common cold. The two most common virus groups that cause colds among dogs are parainfluenza virus and coronavirus. However, even Type 2 adenovirus can also infect dogs resulting in colds. If you notice your dog having symptoms of cold, ensure that you treat it immediately. Otherwise, the cold can escalate…

Bronchitis Symptoms – Some Effective Home Remedies To Treat

Bronchitis symptoms may cause a lot of discomfort. People look out for the treatment of this respiratory disease via certain over the counter or prescription medicines available in various drug stores. However, most people are not aware of the fact that bronchitis symptoms can also be effectively treated via some home remedies. Here are some…

Defining Our Healthy Identity

We are Iranian. What does it mean?  We live around the world, obtain citizenship in western countries, and identify ourselves with Western cultures. What does it mean? When our children ask: who are we, where do we belong, what is my true nationality, we usually have a silent sigh before we answer this hard question.…

Diamond Inclusions

A diamond responds to incident light in three different ways. It allows a portion of light to pass through itself; it reflects another portion and refracts yet another portion of the incident light within itself. This dispersion and refraction of light is what makes the diamond sparkle. When the path or wavelength of incident light…

Swimming And Its Tremendous Therapeutic Benefits

Swimming is actually a skill that has many therapeutic benefits from children with sensory impairments and teenagers suffering from depression to adults suffering from arthritis. In order to achieve a healthy and balanced lifestyle, one should eat a balanced diet, get enough sleep about 6 to 8 hours a day, and engage in physical activities.…