Sore Throat Is the First Sign of Cold and Flu Season

During the months of September through February when the temperatures are particularly cold in most parts of the world, colds and the flu run rampant. Although you can catch a cold or flu at any time throughout the year, it is more prevalent when the temperature seems to dip. Unfortunately, there has been no discovery…

Tonsillitis and Tonsil Stones – Is There a Link?

Can tonsillitis cause tonsil stone problems? Many people swear that this is a cause of tonsil stones. So is there a link? Let’s see if there is a link between the two. First let’s look at what tonsillitis is caused by. Tonsillitis is the enlargement and inflammation of the tonsils. During a bout of tonsillitis…

Mental Retardation – Genetic and Hereditary Causes

In some cases retardation can be directly traced to a chromosomal defect, to heredity, or to another genetic deficiency. Each individual is born with 23 pairs of chromosomes, on which the physical build and appearance of the person is coded. Each parent provides 23 chromosomes. These match up at conception, and the parents’ features are…

Causes of Obesity – My Expert Opinions

I rarely do this, but I feel that my opinion needs to be heard on the obesity issue. Usually I write for informational purposes and to make a living, but this series of articles will be solely opinion pieces from my own observation of the world. So let’s jump right in to the causes of…

Healing From Within – Healing Allergies

“We are responsible for everything in our lives, including how the chemistry in our bodies works or doesn’t work.” Wayne Dyer’s words hit me like a bolt of lightening as I listened to his taped book, You’ll See It When You Believe It. Throughout the years, I had suffered tremendously with bouts of allergies and…

The Relationship Between ADHD and Superior Intelligence

What is ADHD and superior intelligence? ADHD is a disorder that occurs in childhood and is characterized by inattentiveness, distractibility, hyperactivity, and irritability. It can seriously interfere with academic performance, socialization, and daily difficulty in functioning. If you drew a circle and on the circumference wrote ADHD and each of its characteristics There is no…

How to Pull Yourself Out of Deep Depression

Depression is categorized according to its mildness and severity. Talking of deep depression, it is the form of severe depression or major depression or clinical depression. The chances of deep depression to occur in women are more than men. These are some of the common symptoms noticed in most of the patients suffering from deep…

Food Phobias and Picky Eating Habits in Adults

Adult food phobias are exactly that – adults who are either terrified of eating certain types of food or who are fussy and picky around food. This prevents a balanced diet and therefore has enormous future health implications. Selective eating is common in children and adolescents who are naturally picky about what they eat but…

Driving Anxiety – A Specific Anxiety Disorder

Many people who suffer from panic disorder and general anxiety may also suffer from driving anxiety. Driving anxiety is an example of a specific anxiety disorder. A specific anxiety disorder is one in which an individual may not feel anxious in general, such as generalized anxiety disorder, but will become anxious and panic in specific…

Insomnia – Was Heath Ledger A Victim?

I was as shocked as anyone by the recent sudden death of movie star Heath Ledger and revelations of his struggle with insomnia. Here was a strong, fit 28-year-old man in the prime of life found dead in his apartment surrounded by sleeping pills and anti-anxiety drugs. I’ll leave it for the experts to determine…

Best Products For Ingrown Toenails Treatment

Once you start noticing the symptoms of an ingrown toenail, you should give it attention right away. There are many different products for ingrown toenails removal that are available in most healthcare or beauty shops in the country. Here are some of the most common tools and products that can help you out. Ingrown Toenail…