Glandular Fever – On the Increase!

“It is estimated 80% of Australians carry the virus that causes glandular fever” Hi there, I’m Paul E Milne. When delivering First Aid training courses, I come across my fair share of the public, and due to the topic being taught (E.g. Senior First Aid, CPR, or even Low voltage Rescue to electricians), I more…

Diabetes Control Made Easy – Natural Ways to Manage Diabetes

Were you recently diagnosed with diabetes, just like many other Americans. This condition can be life-threatening and cause different complications to individuals. You should know that you can control diabetes by following the advice you physician or doctor has given you, like losing weight and taking your medication. They are a couple of ways of…

Fighting Child Obesity

Fitness and nutrition expert, Tracey Redford of Curves International says, “The inactivity among young people can not be blamed solely on the evolution of Internet technology and television in itself. Child obesity has lead to a number of other health related issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease from the combination of…

Natural Remedies for Diaper Rash

Diaper  rash  is usually caused by skin irritation from prolonged contact with the urine and feces. This is due to the fact that diapers create a hot moist environment that traps urine and feces next to the delicate skin of an infant or toddler. The result is skin irritation and can even cause bacterial or…

What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a skin condition which affects almost four million Americans each year. It’s thought to be a problem caused by the body’s own immune system, and is not considered curable. The symptoms themselves are treatable though, and sometimes psoriasis can go into remission for many months at a time. With a healthy human body,…

Toenail Fungus Revealed

Toenail fungus (or Onychomycosis in medical terms) results when one of several types of fungus gains entry into a traumatized toe nail. The most common group of toenail fungus are dermatophytes, however molds and yeast can also be responsible for toe fungus. The Causes of Toe Fungus Although there are several different types of yeast,…

What To Do About – A Food Allergy

Food allergies happen when your immune system messes up. Your immune system is supposed to protect you from disease and germs. If you have a food allergy your immune system makes a mistake and thinks the food is going to harm you. The response is the same whether it is a food allergy, an allergy…

How to Manage Stress and Eliminate Anxiety

Anxiety and   irritability  are the result of oversensitivity to outside stressors that results in excessive impatience, stress, and even anger. Almost all people have experienced  irritability  to a moderate extent when tired or overworked. Incessant anxiety in adults can be a warning of more serious health concerns. It can be an indication for sleep disorders…

Foods That Help Fight Depression

Every person has the blues from time to time. But when they take place on a more frequent basis, you should be worried. You can adjust your diet to help stabilize your mood. It is crucial to eat meals at regular intervals with the purpose of keeping your serotonin levels in check. It is a…

Social Anxiety Disorder & Social Phobia

Social anxiety disorder or social phobia is anxiety about social situations, meeting new people and fear of being watched. In such situations people are exceedingly self conscious and can never relax in public. They always feel that they are being watched, stared and judged. This chronic and persistent fear grows even more intense if the…

Anxiety Attacks Are Not Fun!

Having an anxiety attack can be a very frightening event, particularly when being experienced for the first time. There is a sense of being out of control, with feelings of fear or panic. Sometimes a person having an anxiety attack will feel completely frozen, unable to think or move. We are all accustomed to the…