Stay Clean and Avoid Skin Funk

When it comes to wrestling and combat sports in general, there is always a risk of injury and infection. Getting infected with some sort of skin funk is a very real threat for wrestlers today. There are many reasons for this, but, a few of the bigger reasons are the close quarters and hot temperatures…

Matsutake Mushroom – A New Approach For Treating Carcinoma

Matsutake mushrooms are attracting the attention of many scientists across the world. Various studies have established the fact that Matsutake mushrooms are very effective in treating various forms of cancer. Test conducted on animals has revealed that Matsutake Mushrooms are effective against implanted solid cancer; cancer induced by chemicals, and also showed a number of…

A Handbook of Diagnosis and Treatment of Autism

For Kind Attention of Guardians, Doctors, Psychologists having/supporting treating Autistic Ward/s This book is meant to be read by parents and guardians of children afflicted by this disability. It will help them to become aware, get ready to bestow care and devote attention for as long as they possibly can to ease the hardship the…

Role of Microbes in Human Welfare

1. Microbes in Household Products- Micro-organisms such as Lactobacillus and others commonly called lactic acid bacteria (LAB) grow in milk and convert it to curd. LAB produce acids that coagulate and partially digest the milk proteins. It also improves its nutritional quality by increasing vitamin B12. In our stomach too, the LAB play very beneficial…

The 4 Elements of Fitness

Most people want to be fit but that raises a question. What does it mean to be fit? The answer is fairly simple. To be fit, one must have physical capability in four areas: aerobic capacity, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. 1. Aerobic Capacity. Aerobic capacity, which is also known as cardiorespiratory…

Chlorinated Water and Milk

Drink your milk, it’s good for you. At least that is what the dairy industry would have you believe. Milk contains casein which is a glue-like substance that is actually used by some glue industry manufacturers to make powerful adhesives. Guess what it does to your body? And, in the presence of chlorine, the effect…

Progesterone: The Rodney Dangerfield of Hormones

Hormones control every system of the body. Knowledge of how hormones interact gives practitioners an important tool towards achieving wellness in their patients. Those people involved with bio-identical hormones, namely, compound pharmacists, physicians, and nurse practitioners, are already much aware of the importance of progesterone with regards to a woman’s gynecological well-being. However, there seems…

Using Cloth Nappies

We all know that using cloth nappies is best for the environment and for our baby's health (not to mention our pockets) but just how easy are they to use? Here are answers to some common questions to help get you started. Are cloth nappies easy to use? The short answer, is YES. The more…

What is an Ointment?

Most people have used an ointment for one reason or another. Due to their basic combination of ingredients – an oil, a wax, and added essential oils – they are surprisingly easy to produce. So what is an ointment? An ointment is a homogeneous, viscous, semi-solid preparation – typically a thick, greasy oil with a…

Cause Of Asthma

You may be wondering what the cause of asthma is, especially if you are keen to reduce the severity and frequency of your attacks. Asthma is a respiratory condition that can have an impact on the quality of your life. With an asthma attack, you feel weakened considering and may not be able to function…

Celiac Disease Basics

Celiac disease is when the body absorbs undigested proteins that could damage the intestinal lining by gluten proteins. "Gluten is the protein in wheat, rye, and barley." A celiac patient needs to have a gluten free diet ; gluten needs to be eliminated to avoid creating holes in the intestinal walls so that food allergies,…