Conscious Breastfeeding – Focus on Flow Not Production

Many mothers have come to believe that they can exercise active control over their own milk supply. This may be true, but not in the way that they have been led to believe. The mind-body connection is often overlooked in the equation. Human breasts are mysterious vessels. They deliver milk in concentrated amounts which are…

Pneumonia and Its Effects

Pneumonia is a problem that affects the lungs and can be deadly if not treated properly or detected early. Pneumonia involves the inflammation of the lungs and is caused when the alveolar are filled with fluid. The alveolar are sacs filled with air and their primary responsibility is absorbing oxygen. Pneumonia can be caused from…

The Fundamental Importance Of Jobs In Society

Being in employment is critical to living a good life. To many people, this may seem a rather fundamental, if not basic, statement. However, whilst the financial aspect of having a job is important, things are a good deal more important than this. Indeed, jobs play an integral role in the mental and physical health…

Infant Illnesses – Congenital Muscular Torticollis

Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT), commonly called 'wryneck', is a condition in which a baby's neck muscle is shortened, causing the head to tilt to one side. This is usually present at birth and its lifespan depends on the undering cause. CMT usually affects 1 in 10 babies. Why does CMT occur? CMT may occur for…

Respiratory Disorders Common in Children

There are important respiratory disorders which are very common among patients with respiratory diseases. Such disorders call for great concern. What are they? Viral coup syndrome Viral coup syndrome is the inflammation of larynx, trachea, and bronchial tubes that takes different progressive forms presenting a syndrome of laryngeal obstruction (edema of the subglotic region leads…

Pneumonia – Inflammation of the Lungs

Pneumonia is usually caused by infection of the lungs. The severity is variable. Prevention and treatment are available. Travelers should be up to date on all routine vaccinations to reduce risk. What is pneumonia? Pneumonia, which means inflammation of the lungs, is a common illness that can affect anyone. It is a much more serious…

How Long Does Pleurisy Last and How to Shorten it

If you want to know how long does pleurisy last, then you may be disappointed with this reply. Because it all depends on you, not the condition, the disease label. You have pleurisy in the first place because you have a compromised immune system. So the duration of pleurisy, or any health condition, depends entirely…

Chiropractors Relieving Tendonitis

Tendonitis is a common and painful condition that can affect anyone at any time. There are several treatments that you may have already used including rest, ice, over the counter pain medications. You may still be suffering from pain or just stopped doing the activities that cause the pain. Is that any way to live?…

Torticollis Or Acute Wry Neck

Acute wry neck or torticollis is reliably uncommon and precipitated typically by the sudden sunset of significant neck pain which leads to reflex neck muscle contractions and the maintenance of an abnormal neck position. This abnormal posture is known as torticollis and is a sign of an underlying problem of some kind, but this article…

What to Eat in Guilin and Yangshuo

Yangshuo Beer Fish Yangshuo Beer Fish is Yangshuo's most famous dish. It is made from fresh cave Li River carp. The fresh fish is fried in a wok along with beer, hot and green peppers, garlic, onions, celery, tomatoes, soy, and sugar. Visitors are amazed at how delicious the fish's skin is and how fresh…

The Thyroid Controls More Than You May Think

You may be surprised to learn the massive overall effect your thyroid gland can have on your health. Especially as this small gland sits hidden somewhere in your neck! To find your thyroid gland you need to feel for it on top of your windpipe, just underneath your Adam’s apple. That small bump you feel…