Vitamin B12 Deficiency – 5 Warning Signs

Vitamin B12, or cobalamin, is an essential building block of DNA and is key to the maintenance of our body’s genes. In this role, it is an important element in ensuring the proper function of the nervous system and maintaining a healthy hematological profile. A proper diet and good nutrition is almost always sufficient to…

Depression – Physical Toll

Depression can leave you feeling alone, hopeless, and mostly hurt. Over the years the estimated count rose dramatically. Now it is estimated that 121 million people suffer from depression…that is a lot of people! When people suffer from depression, all they can think about is, loneliness, hopelessness, and of course, how much it hurts. But…

Sciurphobia – Is Fear of Squirrels For Real?

Sciurophobia is just as real and just as legitimate as many other better-known phobias. Who hasn’t heard of acrophobia (fear of heights), arachnaphobia (fear of spiders), or agoraphobia (fear of leaving the house)? A fear of squirrels can present itself in many ways. Some people experience an increase in heart rate, sweating palms, rapid breathing,…

Real-Life Examples Of Social Anxiety

The National Institute of Mental Health advises that 15 million Americans are affected by Social Anxiety Disorder every year. This means that seven percent of the population is currently suffering, and 12 percent of the population is affected at least once in their lifetime. Social anxiety, otherwise known as a social phobia, can manifest itself…

Insomnia – Why the Drugs Don’t Work

Resolving Insomnia I have several episodes a year where I struggle to get a decent nights sleep and these episodes may last from a couple of nights to a couple of weeks lost sleep. I generally am more aware now of the reasons behind my inability to sleep and this has helped me resolve my…

Ingrown Toenail Surgery and Infected Toenail Treatment

For many people, ingrown toenail surgery is the recommended option, with home treatments fine for easing the symptoms and pain, but rarely useful as a long term treatment option. Ingrown toenails often form due to an abnormality in the anatomy of the toe and nail, a condition which is usually inherited. The anatomy of the…

How Do You Get Toenail Fungus?

Toenail fungus can be identified from the brown/yellow discoloration it causes to the nails. The infection causes the nails to become brittle, thickened or dull. Distortion, of the toenails shape, is also experienced with this infection. With a high infection rate, of over fourteen percent of the population; as medical journals have it, everyone should…

Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are a common risk for anybody, especially for athletes and those who exercise regularly. The ankle is a complex area joint and because of its position, it is at a great risk for injury. Sprains are the most common injury for an ankle, but there are different types of sprains and they each…

Top 7 Tips To Treat And Prevent Bruises

If you are somewhat older and more bruise-prone than you were in your youth, it may seem like you are adding a page a day. And maybe you are. That is because you tend to bruise more as you grow older. When we start to get up there in years, we simply have less protection…

Personal Injury Settlement Amounts

The amount of personal injury settlement depends on many factors, and there is no fixed value for any compensation package. The amount settled on depends on factors like age of the claimant, severity of injury, net financial loss, medical expenses incurred, medical prognosis, extent of liability, etc. There is no minimum or maximum compensation amount…

The Many Benefits Of Eating Raw Vegetables

We’ve been told since birth to eat our vegetables and yet far too few of us actually do it. Even when we do get around to eating our vegetables it’s only after we’ve cooked out most of the natural nutrients that our body is desperately craving. Keep in mind, as you proceed, that while all…

Pre-Menstrual Syndrome and Mineral – Magnesium

As we mentioned in previous article, premenstrual syndrome effects over 70% to 90% of women before menopause in the US and less for women in Southeast Asia because of their difference in living style and social structure. The occurrence of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) have more than doubled over the past 50 years due to the…