Caring For Neoprene Chest Waders

I’m a waterfowl hunter. Because duck and goose hunting typically occurs during relatively cold times of year, my chest wader of choice is a neoprene wader. Neoprene is really the only good option for cold water wading and is the choice of most hunters and fishermen who often fish in cold water. Neoprene waders will…

Chronic Cough in Children

Cough is a common ailment which most people experience as a reaction to entry of foreign particles in the respiratory system. Different types of cough depending on the factor causing them are hacking, mucus producing or dry. Cough accompanying cold or sore throat lasts for few days. Persistent cough is termed as chronic cough. Some…

Football Related Knee Injuries

Ligament Injuries Football players frequently injure one or more of the knee ligaments. These ligaments include the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), the medial collateral ligament (MCL), and the lateral collateral ligament (LCL). ACL Injury – When an athlete changes direction rapidly, lands wrong from a jump, or simply slows down…

Building Global Leaders – Issues and Challenges

INTRODUCTION “The Era of globalization is fast becoming the preferred term for describing the current times. Just as the expression the cold Era was and the space age are used to describe for particular periods of history just the same way the globalization describes the political, the economic and the cultural psyche of today. People…

How to Kick a Lack of Motivation Forever

When you are motivated, you approach your tasks with energy and enthusiasm. A lack of motivation can make everything seem like hard work. You will feel like your driving force has gone and you just can’t be bothered to do what you need to. Sometimes you can’t be bothered to do anything at all when…

5 Essential Medical Machines Used in Hospitals

Today, medical equipment technology is advancing at increasingly rapid speeds, in large part because of the advent of computer technology just a few decades ago. But despite this, some of the most common and essential pieces of medical machinery still in use today had their origin in pre-computer times. Here are 5 of the top…

How to Treat Graves’ Disease Naturally

If you have been diagnosed with Graves’ Disease, want to avoid taking medication if at all possible, and don’t even want to consider treating your condition with radioactive iodine, then the information you’re about to read can be life changing. I am a licensed healthcare professional and was personally diagnosed with Graves’ Disease. Knowing that…

My Friend Anna is a Dummy

One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” Was his response. “I don’t know.” Alice answered. “Then, it really doesn’t matter which way you go.” Said the cat. Figuring out the forks…

Antireflux Surgery

Did you know antireflux surgery is on the rise? And gastroesophageal reflux disease, better known as GERD, is the culprit. This insidious and annoying medical condition comes from stomach acid backing up into the esophagus. The end result symptom is heartburn. If you’ve ever experienced heartburn, you know it’s an uncomfortable burning feeling in the…

Building an Alzheimer Proof Body

Dementia is a term commonly given to people who show symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease such as memory loss, diminished intellectual capacity, and changes in personality. Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people each year in the United States and has a devastating impact not only on the patient but everyone who is close to that person.…

Acute and Chronic Neck Pain

Do you have neck pain? If you do, you are far from alone. This is a very common ailment. In fact, in America more than 2/3 of adults report that they have experienced at least one incident of neck pain in their lives. It’s so easy to strain the neck. You can do it at…

Pinched Nerves Cause Back Pain

Everyone has at one time or another applied too much pressure to the “funny bone” in their elbow which is actually the ulnar nerve. This physical pressure disrupts the nerve’s function causing pain, tingling, numbness or weakness from the elbow into the fingers of the hand. Too much pressure applied for too long to a…

Climbing Mount Everest

There are people who seek great challenges in life to test themselves both mentally and physically. One of the greatest challenges, if not the greatest, is to climb Mount Everest. Rising 8,848 meters above sea level, it is the highest peek on our planet. Its breathtaking scenerys have been a source of attraction for many…

Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Temporal lobe  epilepsy  is a kind of partial seizure. The known causes for the disorder are meningitis and head injury. This type of seizure occurs in the deeper parts of the temporal lobe that handle emotions and memory aspects. This kind of  epilepsy  is categorized as either simple or complex partial seizures. In simple partial…