Is There a Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

How many times have you limped home after a sporting activity only to be slowed by the pain and swelling. to move the injured body part. Do you know whether you have a sprain or strain? Is there a difference between sprains and strains? There are many similarities between these two types of injuries. Both…

How to Keep Grapes Longer

Proper Grape Storage Grapes are a great snack to keep around. They are healthy, tangy, and juicy enough to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you fit as a fiddle. However, like all fresh fruits, storage is a bit of a problem with grapes. Learning how to keep grapes longer is essential if you want…

How To Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a debilitating disease in which the bones become brittle and prone to breaking. Though osteoporosis affects all bones in the body, of particular concern are fractures of the spine and hip. A spinal fracture or a fracture of the hip can have devastating consequences ranging from excruciating pain in the back or hip,…

Lipid Digestion

Most natural whole foods have inherent enzymes capable of completely or partially digesting lipids if the enzymes are not destroyed through heat and processing. This widely underestimated value of whole, raw, fresh foods has been by and large ignored. A common argument against the value of inherent food enzymes is the presumed inhospitability of the…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) And Elimination Diets

Foods may cause irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms: In the U.S., most doctors have been, and continue to be, skeptical that foods cause symptoms of (IBS) and elimination of specific foods can improve these symptoms. This is despite almost 70% of people diagnosed as having IBS reporting symptoms related to specific foods. There is accumulating…

Did You know Women Can Be Fertile Twice a Month?

It’s true… and it’s all because of the moon. Most women watch their menstrual cycles and are taught that their prime time to fall pregnant is during mid cycle or biological ovulation. What they might not know is that the moon can trigger ovulation and bring on fertility at any time during the menstrual cycle…

The Relation between Ulcer and Bacteria

Until recently, medical scientists believed that  ulcer  was solely caused by an overproduction of digestive fluids at the level of the stomach. Considering that stomach and duodenal  ulcers  occurred as a consequence of excessive acidity, doctors commonly prescribed antacids as a main form of treatment for gastric disorders. However, these medications alone were unable to…

Where to Get the Best Homeopathic Cure for Acid Reflux

Those who have recurrent problem of reflux disease may try a good the natural home remedy for acid reflux, which can tackle this condition tactfully. Now the question arises, from where the best variety of the natural home remedy for acid reflux could be obtained? The good thing is that there are several real stores,…

When Your Heart Hurts

Every day, your heart tirelessly pumps hundreds of liters of blood to supply your body’s needs. It does not even stop for a single minute to rest. Over time, however, your heart grows tired and begins to manifest symptoms of ‘wear and tear’. It may first exhibit its gradual deterioration in occasional chest pains that…

Lymphedema Leg – Causes and Treatment

Primary lymphedema, a hereditary condition, is one among the many causes of leg lymphedema. The genetics of the individual are usually responsible for this condition. In such instances, the lymphatic system is deformed at birth, leading to the accumulation of lymph fluid in the lower part of the body, resulting in a swelling. Family history…

General Information About Heart Attacks

General Characteristics Each year, more than a million Americans suffer a heart attack. Although heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States, great strides have been made in the last decade, both in treating heart attacks and in helping people who have suffered one resume a full, active life. The most…

Heart Attack Risks In Women Over 50

There are over six and a half million women who have heart disease in America. Heart disease which leads to heart attacks is one of the leading causes of death among women over fifty. Heart disease kill six times more women than breast cancer every year. So how can you reduce the risk of a…

Trimming the Fat on Heart Disease

Did you know that over one million people die each year from a heart attack, and a heart attack almost always due to the slow, long term breakdown of their cardiovascular system? My name is Lee Sharp; an avid participant in the Green Gossip health blog here in Florida, and a long time advocate towards…