Dark Chocolate Decreases Cholesterol-HDL Ratio

Diabetic Medicine recently published a placebo-controlled, double-blind crossover study that evaluated the effects of dark chocolate on weight and glycemic control and cholesterol levels in 12 patients with type 2 diabetes on stable medication. Two groups were randomly selected. The first group was given 45 grams of 85 percent dark chocolate to eat per day…

Fast EFT – How to Be Emotionally Free Faster

EFT (Emotional Freedom Therapy) is a therapy that involves tapping on specific meridian points in the body. The purpose of it is about returning our current mind and body connection to a state of balance so you are not being overrun by negative emotions. The mind is a very powerful device and is designed to…

Developmental Delays in Children With CP – Ages 2 to 3 Years

Children grow and develop on different timetables, often influenced by injury, illness or environmental conditions. Cerebral palsy, a brain injury disorder, originating from pre-birth, delivery or shortly after birth, can take several months to several years to exhibit enough indicators to warrant a diagnosis. Most children with CP are diagnosed by about 18 months because…

Anesthesia Errors

Undergoing a surgical procedure is a traumatic experience on the human body. Operations often include things that would generally be extremely painful to endure, so the patients and doctors rely on the anesthesiologist to ensure comfort during the procedure. There are several different types of anesthesia and each serves a different purpose. Depending on the…

Thoracic Back Pain – Pain Under Left Rib Cage

Thoracic back pain below the left rib cage is a problem for all those in agony of this pain. Doctors consider any regular pain as a very grave disorder that needs instant notice and treatment. Arrangement of the rib cage is contains the sternum-breastbone, thoracic vertebrae and ribs and the coastal cartilages that joins the…

The Magnificent Ducati Monster

 I don’t know about you but I like them beautiful, naked, noisy and lively; bikes that is!   If you’re the same then you’ll love the Ducati Monster range. The Ducati Monster was originally designed by Miguel Angel Galluzzi (god bless him!) and was first launched by the Bologna superbike firm in 1993.   It…

Did You Inherit Your Neuropathy?

Chances are good, if you’re reading this and you’re already in your late 20’s or early 30’s (or older) and you have Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsies (HNPP) Dejerine-Sottas Disease (DSD) Hereditary Motor Neuropathy (HMN) You were probably diagnosed in your teens or possibly earlier. But if you or someone you…

Sore Throat Or Strep – That Is The Question

There is nothing worse than a child waking up in the middle of the night: sick, and complaining of a sore throat. Whenever this happens, rather than take the child into their doctor immediately, most parents try treating them at home first, with children’s aspirin or cough syrup. While this may not do any harm…

Cold Sore Remedies – Quick and at Home Solutions!

Home remedies for cold sores are becoming more and more well-liked as they have proved to be just as, or even more, effective as conventional medicine. There is no cure for cold sores but these remedies will reduce the severity and frequency of the cold sores. At-home remedies also prevent the virus from spreading further…

Causes of Kidney Stones

Making about 3 million visits to doctors and healthcare providers each year, stones in the kidney are of the most painful of disorders in urology. This is not a problem that is new; in fact it was found that an Egyptian mummy around 7000 years old also had evidence of stones in the kidney. Causing…

How Do You Get Diabetes

Diabetes is characterized by the inability of the body to control it’s blood sugar level. High blood sugar is known as hyperglycemia and is controlled by the hormone insulin. So diabetes interferes with the creation and secretion of insulin. There are three types of diabetes and they disrupt the normal secretion of insulin in different…

Diabetes – Diseases Caused By Obesity

The health risks linked to  obesity  are clearly recognized by experts and one of the most common of these is diabetes. Diseases caused by  obesity  are debilitating, even life-threatening and will result in many people dying ten to twenty years earlier than they would otherwise have done. Perhaps the most shocking aspect of this is…

Soccer and Brain Fitness

While running on the treadmill this morning I was watching a soccer game on TV and had the realization that soccer is really a great game for brain fitness. I have played and been around the game all of my life but hadn’t really made the full connection to brain fitness until now. In my…

Names of Rashes – Why Do I Itch?

 Rash  is a general word used to describe a sudden breakout of spots on the body that changes the way the skin looks and feels. In addition, it’s a popular term used to describe different skin conditions. It is important that you remember how similar various skin disorders look to keep analyzing the situation in…