Is Jock Itch Worse in Summer Or Winter?

The cause of jock itch, crotch itch, crotch rot (dhobi itch, or scrot rot in British English) is Trichophyton rubrum, a fungus that breeds in warm moist places. The groin, in both males and females, meets these parameters any time of year. In summer, heat, humidity, sweating, swimming in public pools and wearing wet or…

Massage Oils – Advantages & Disadvantages

Grapeseed Oil Grapeseed oil is the most widely used oil for body massage. It is finely textured, smooth and free-flowing. It is high in linoleic acid (E.F.A.) and contains some vitamin E.. This will nourish the skin and allow it to store for longer, vitamin E. being an antioxidant prevents rancidity. Advantages o Smooth hence…

Frequently Asked Questions About Ringworm

In much of the United States, spring is just around the corner, and spring is the time of year children get ringworm. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about this common fungal condition. Q. What are ringworms? A. Actually, ringworms aren’t worms, and the noun isn’t used as a plural. Ringworm (known…

Food Allergies and Your Metabolism

Elson M. Haas, M.D. believes that food reactions harm the metabolism more than any other factor. Food Reactions, to your allergic foods, make it easy to gain weight and hard to lose it. Food reactions affect your metabolism, and your ability to lose weight or not, in four major ways: Allergic Foods slow down your…

Anxiety and Depersonalization Caused By Pre-Workout Supplements

There is a great deal of hype connected with pre-workout supplements and their ability to boost the effects of an exercise routine. They claim to enhance energy, physical capabilities and build greater muscle mass, changing a normal workout session into a “super” workout. The problem with these promises is the fact that these stimulants actually…

Monophobia: What Causes Monophobia?

Monophobia is a fear of being alone, it is not a particularly common phobia but it can be very debilitating for the people who have it. Like most phobias the first step to getting over it is to figure out what is causing your fear. The causes of monophobia are not all that surprising if…

Communication Anxiety

Anxiety is in fact a state of your mind. There are many states of the mind. The mind of a person can be in different emotional and psychological states in different parts of the year. Communication anxiety is a type of this anxiety. Anxiety may result from any kind of worry or fear. Some kinds…

Comprehensive Review of the "Depression Free Method" Program

The “Depression Free Method” is a downloadable healing program created by Dan Micheals. Dan Micheals suffered with depression for eight years and studied clinical psychology for ten years. And after reviewing his program, I believe that his experience and research have resulted in an informative and useful resource for individuals struggling with depression. Let me…

Cedar Shake Shingles – The Fatal Flaw

Don’t spend a dime on cedar shake shingles until you understand the “fatal flaw” inherent in wood roofing… Wood shingles and shakes go back to colonial times when they were the roofing system of choice. They are typically made from Red Cedar. The shingles are sawn uniformly, in a few standard sizes. Shakes are split,…

Symptoms of Gout – Pre-Symptoms of Hyperuricemia

The common symptom of gout is the sudden swelling of the big toe, especially in the middle of the cold night when you are sleeping soundly. This inflamed toe gives the awful painful sensation that is unbearable. For those who experience a gout attack for the very first time, it is usually mistaken as a…