Basic Metabolic Panel – Sodium

Part 1 of a closer look at the Basic Metabolic Panel or BMP that most people have run every time they go to the doctor. Today’s focus is sodium. Range: The normal range is 135-145 mEq/L or that is the normal range for 95% of the population, so you may fall outside of that range…

Diabetes and Alcohol Abuse

DIABETES Diabetes is so wide spread in the world that there are hardly any person who does not know what diabetes is. But to recap, there are predominantly two types of diabetes; Type 1 and Type2. Some general information on these types of diabetes is given below. In Type 1 diabetes the pancreas in the…

Obesity – A Condition

Two out of every five persons in the present day, suffer from this condition called obesity. Earlier, the term obesity was not very well known to many people. People were simply said to be ‘overweight’ or ‘fat’. There can be different reasons for this. However, when the symptoms are more pronounced in individuals or easily…

What is Causing Your Face Rash?

Getting a rash on your face can make you extremely uncomfortable and also embarrassed. You tend to hide it using your hand or creams, and also it is a worrisome thing. Also, a rash on the face is very difficult to hide. Sometimes a face rash may mean a much more serious illness. It is…

Home Remedies For Cold Sores!

There are many home remedies for cold sores that you can try, but are any of them really effective? The answer to this question is yes – but there are a few things that you need to know if you would like to quickly heal your cold sore. The first thing that to remember if…

A Psoriasis Treatment That Lasts Forever

There are many forms of treatment for Psoriasis, but none more relevant as in realizing what researchers are now saying, and what my dermatologist has been preaching to me for years… that the root of Psoriasis is a T-cell imbalance (immune system) and a build-up of toxins within your intestinal tract (mainly your colon walls)…

Allergy – The Number One Environmental Disease

Allergy is more than just a runny nose. In the practice of Environmental Medicine, allergy is the number one environmentally caused disease or disorder. Yet many people don’t realize how many different problems can develop because of allergies. The term allergy was first introduced by Dr. Von Pirquet in 1904 and was defined as “any…

5 Simple Ways to Get Rid of Depression

1) Wake up in the morning 2) Get Passionate 3) Identify your Depression Triggers 4) Update your Mental Associations 5) Learn to breathe slow and deep 1) Wake Up in the Morning There are 2 reasons why waking up in the morning – the earlier the better – helps get rid of depression; 1) Between…

Severe Anxiety

Severe anxiety can be a debilitating disease. It will cause feelings of constant worry, nervousness and fear that will interfere with the ability to go about normal daily activities. It is impossible to not feel threatened and can lead to depression, which can further impair someone to recognize that they are in need of help.…

Idiopathic Insomnia – Is it Really a Life Long Condition?

Idiopathic insomnia is a sleep disorder that begins in early childhood and continues in various degrees throughout the life of the patient. What makes ithis type of insomnia different from other classic forms of insomnia is the lack of a clear cause. Classic insomnia usually comes from stress, psychiatric issues, or other sleep related issues.…

How to Heal an Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains can happen instantaneously. When the ligaments are stretched or strained beyond the natural range of motion, the consequence is painful. The ligaments can simply be pulled or even torn. When this happens the foot and ankle will swell, which will be accompanied by pain, and any motion might become difficult. In the case…