Soft Drinks

BENEFITS o Isotonic drinks help to replace lost fluid and energy very quickly after vigorous activity DRAWBACKS o Can be high in sugar, which may contribute towards tooth decay o Acidic drinks can erode the enamel on your teeth o Ii is possible to consume excessive amounts of caffeine if you drink too many cola…

Anxiety Atenolol – How Good Is It

For sufferers of anxiety atenolol comes in tablet form. They may be taken with or without food and should be taken according to the directions on the prescription label. Atenolol tablets belong to a class of medicines known as beta blockers. Beta blockers are used to treat palpitations, sweating and tremors. They are also prescribed…

First Aid For A Sprained Ankle

Sprained ankles are one of the most commonly seen sports injuries. They are usually caused by sudden movement or twist that overstretches and tears the supporting ligaments of the ankle joint, causing swelling and pain. This is a common injury especially with athletes and sportspersons who participate in activities that call for a lot of…

Signs of Diabetes – Slow Healing Bruises Or Cuts

“This cut is not healing.” “I am unable to wear shorts because of ugly cut on my calf.” “I do not know how I got this bruise.” “I cannot wear sleeveless shirts because of ugly bruise on arms.” “This bruise is taking the longest healing time.” “Finally I have understood that I should never wear…

Herniated Discs in Dogs and Treatment Options

What a Herniated Disc Is The disc that sets between the spinal vertebrae ruptures when the dog has a herniated disc. When the disc ruptures the gel-like material on the inside of it seeps out. This material then can become hardened and calcified, which lessens its shock-absorption ability. Pressure can cause this hardened substance to…

Bitters – Not Just For Healthy Digestion

Bitters are a diverse group of chemicals compounds that share the common characteristic of a bitter taste. Bitters are commonly used to strengthen and improve the whole digestive system in the body. Bitters also act to increase the vital energy centers in the body as well as the nervous system. Because they have such a…

Understanding the Symptoms of Complex Ovarian Cysts

Ovaries in women are two almond shaped organs located at the two sides of the pelvis. They produce eggs that are released during menstrual cycle. Small fluid filled sacs or cyst, sometimes develop on the surface of an ovary. It may also sometimes develop within an ovary. These ovarian cysts are normally harmless and will…

Peeling Penis Skin – 7 Potential Causes

Dry, peeling penis skin can send any man into a state of panic, especially when there is no obvious cause. Flakes of skin falling away from the Johnson are not only unattractive, they can appear as a sign of poor health, not to mention causing serious discomfort. Fortunately, in most cases, the underlying issue can…

Hepatitis Part V – Symptoms of Hepatitis

As we mentioned in previous articles, hepatitis is characterized by the destruction of a number of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue caused by excessive alcohol drinking, disorders of the gall bladder or pancreas, medication side effects, and infections. Here are the symptoms of hepatitis: 1. Jaundices Jaundices caused…