Do You Hide When You Have a Cold Sore?

A cold sore on the lip can make you extremely self-conscious and as a therapist I find that people tell me how they've called in sick to work, skipped classes or canceled meetings to avoid people seeing the lip cold sore. I do not think this is a healthy thing to do because it is…

So You Are a Diabetic

If you have just been recently diagnosed, then there is much to learn. Be careful where you get your information. The doctor should be your first source. Your doctor should prepare you with literature and other teaching material, as well as give you referrals to help groups. Being a diabetic does not mean your life…

Male Sexual Dysfunction and Obesity

Lots of people are overweight and we know that being overweight is unhealthy. Most people also find obesity unattractive, especially in sexual partners. Recent research has also shown that obesity is also linked to erectile dysfunction and infertility. In an Australian study of 675 men between the ages of 45 to 60, it was found…

Old School Way To Get Bar-Bending Strength

If you compare old time bodybuilders versus the modern bodybuilders of today, you can not help but notice that the old time guys look different. Modern bodybuilders of today are huge – no doubt about that. But their muscles look soft and bloated. While the bodybuilders of yesterday had that rugged, hard look. In this…

How to Obtain Ageless Radiant Skin, Hair, and Nails

For most women their skin, hair and nails are very important. If these areas are healthy it gives a women youthful radiant appearance. Many people seem to think that skin maintenance starts on the surface when in actuality it starts within. To maintain flawless beautiful skin, you must develop a few regular habits that are…

Understanding Skin Anatomy

The skin is a vital organ covering the entire outside of the body thereby protecting it against heat, light, injury, and infection. It is the body’s largest organ. It is only about 2 millimeters thick and weighs approximately 6 pounds. The skin is composed of two layers that cover a third fatty layer. THE EPIDERMIS…

Setting Up Your Office For "Health"

If you work and are spending one third to one half of your day in an office setting then your surroundings there are as important as those in your home. Although we usually have little control over the buildings we work in, being aware of problems that can affect us will enable us to take…

Dan Kennedy's Depression-Proofing Secret

LaTely, I've been thinking a lot about the LAST recession. It was the 2002 fiasco that followed 9/11, and I had just subscribed to Dan Kennedy's "NO BS Marketing Newsletter" at the time. And in my first issue, I learned something that changed my entire life. In fact, this particular lesson has been my constant…

School Refusal and Anxiety in Children

Many parents feel helpless when their child refuses to attend or stay in school. School refusal is an anxiety disorder where your child can feel a real sense of anguish, uneasiness, fear and a sense of danger associated with school. Two to five percent of children will be hindered by this affliction, but it is…

The Fascinating History of Basketball

It was the year 1891, on a cold December day, that basketball came into existence. This immensely popular game was invented by James Naismith, a physical education teacher at a YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts. He created this game for his students. His pupils loved to play soccer and football, but with winter coming it just…

Private Label Wine

When purchasing private label wine you will sometimes find a real gem and then on the other hand you may find a dud. The popularity of private label wines is growing rapidly. If you are a wine enthusiast, have you considered making your own? Finding out how to make your wine is the first step.…

Different Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the treatment used to attack cancer cells, which is available in the form of pills, catheter and injections. Chemotherapy treatment is very effective as drug travels throughout the body and kills cancer cells found wherever. Drugs used for chemotherapy are chemically designed to target cells that are growing and dividing rapidly, when these…