Managing Anxiety: The Externalizing Technique

When anxiety takes over, it can feel like you’re possessed. You may become paralyzed and unable to make decisions. You may question your every move. You may find yourself playing that tired old song, “What-if…” over and over till you get a headache. If you suffer from anxiety, there are lots of tools you can…

How to Identify and Treat Terminal Insomnia

Terminal insomnia, also called late insomnia, is a frustrating condition where you can usually fall asleep easily upon going to bed…. but then you wake up four-to-five hours later, unable to get back to sleep. So you are waking up too early in the morning, which leaves you feeling exhausted, foggy and cranky when you…

The Ultimate Athletes Foot Remedy

In an ever-changing world where physical beauty greatly matters, it is only natural for people to strive hard in maintaining their natural beauty. But since not everyone is endowed with perfectly-shaped eyes, nose, brows, and lips along with flawless complexion and lustrous hair, it is only a must that people find ways to somehow make-up…

Protect Yourself From Sprained Ankles

Sprained ankles are one of the most common injuries in sports that many athletes experience. For football players, this may be when a receiver runs with the ball and tries to juke the opposing team but lands on the wrong side of his foot and it becomes twisted. For the basketball athlete, it may be…

Indonesian Beef Rendang With Potato and Egg

Beef Rendang is very popular dish throughout Asia, originally it came from Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. It has rich flavour of coconut milk and other Indonesian traditional spices. The original recipe, it has a very spicy taste, but in this recipe, I reduce some of the chillies. If you think the amount of chillies in…

Acidity Causes Damage For The Pancreas

The Acidity of the Human Body In schools across the U.S., teachers use litmus paper tests to demonstrate the difference between acidity and alkalinity to elementary school students. But is the concept of acidity and alkalinity relevant in people’s everyday lives? Yes, because every component of the human body has an essential pH level that…

Menstrual Cycle – How it Really Works

Your period, your "time of month," your "friendyy-whatever you call it, most women experience menstruation for the first time between the ages of nine and sixteen, and every month (twenty-eightdays or so) after that. The funny thing is, although both girls and boys know about it, know that it happens to females, the purpose of…

Ovarian Cyst Treatment

An ovarian cyst is a growth or swelling on or inside the ovary. It may be solid or filled with fluid. If it is solid, it is called a tumor. This can be frightening because it immediately brings cancer to mind, but tumor is just the medical term for any swelling. There are many types…

Why Do I Get Oral Thrush?

Oral thrush is otherwise known as oral Candidiasis. It is a yeast infection involving the mouth, palate and tongue areas. In more severe cases the infection may involve the throat and can sometimes spread further down to the oesophagus. Oral thrush symptoms show as thick, white patches on the skin and the under-surface is red…

Surviving Hepatitis in West Africa

Kumasi, Ghana, may not have been the best place in the world to contact hepatitis in May 1980. At that time, I was serving on the academic staff of the University of Science and Technology (UST), and having served for more than nine years in robust health, and taking a malarial prophylactic, I nevertheless suspected…

Can High Fructose Corn Syrup Cause Liver Scarring?

In a recent report by Dr. Mercola, he alleges that high fructose corn syrup might cause fibrosis (or scarring) in the liver. His report, featured in the March 23, 2010 edition of Science Daily, describes a study conducted with a test group of 400 adults all of whom had non-alcoholic liver disease, all of whom…

Time Management Vs Energy Management

Time management is analogous to trying to manage the energy of a raging river. You begin to realize you are caught up in the river’s relentless, forward moving current. Panic sets in because you now know you are not in control; the river is in control. If you are paying attention, you hear the crashing…