The Benefits of Animal Therapy For Autism

For those of us who have had pets in our lives, it’s no great surprise to learn that interactions with animals can have therapeutic and healing benefits. Many animals soothe, comfort, and calm, just by their quiet presence. And animals are now also being used as a form of autism therapy. A New Mexico Highlands…

Headache – Its Natural Home Remedies

Of all the diseases prevalent in our society, headache, the pain in the head or upper neck, in some form or the other, has become a common problem of our times. It would not be out of place to mention that perhaps no one is spared from this malady. Each one of us has experience…

Herbal Remedies For UTI in Pets

Once regarded as an alternative remedy for human ailments, the application of herbal remedies now extend to holistic health care for pets, particularly in the support of urinary tract systems. Herbal remedy compounds convey medical properties that easily adapt to the biochemistry of organisms, since these fill in the undering causes of imbalances while cleansing…

ITEC Past Exam Papers – Revision Questions

Using ITEC past exam papers can be very beneficial for all students studying any of the ITEC subjects. Unfortunately ITEC do not provide past exam papers or questions so you must seek an alternative revision resource that provides revision questions similar to those found on ITEC’s past exam papers. ITEC’s theory papers are in the…

Protective Function of Probiotics Against The Flu

Flu or influenza is an acute respiratory tract infection caused by the influenza virus. It has been a common health problem because it is rampant but has no definite cure. There are treatments available but only for palliative purposes (relief of symptoms). So far, the most reliable treatment that has been developed is the flu…

How to Make Printed Graphics on T-Shirts Last Longer

Many people have printed graphics t-shirts that have cracked and split, making the t-shirt look terrible. Some people have had their clothing specially made or bought it from a concert or other occasion to remember it. These items of clothing can be expensive and will not last very long if you do not know how…

Treatment of Excessive Sweating Or Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis which is simply excessive sweating most often affects the palms, feet and face, causing embarrassment and interfering with daily chores. Excessive sweating is considered rare but recent estimates show that 2.8 percent of populations have hyperhidrosis doubling in Asian communities and some other countries. Only half of those affected have sought treatment because the…

Self-Diagnosis: Our Generation’s Newest Mental Illness

I remember a time, not too long ago, when there weren’t as many disorders as there were just crazy people. New discoveries are made every day as technology and pharmaceutical companies become increasingly sophisticated and as important as these findings are, with that, it seems people are starting to lose accountability in result of everything…

Vitamins and Relief: Vitamin K for Leg Cramps

Most often, the effects of vitamins and vitamin deficiencies are spread over a period of time. If your body isn’t getting sufficient amounts of a particular vitamin, it may take weeks, months or even years of low levels before the effects are evident. And when you start a vitamin regimen, it may take a significant…

Soy Foods – Cancer Fighters and More

Can tofu help prevent breast cancer? Increasingly, it looks that way. Soy foods – soybeans, tofu, miso, tempeh, soy milk, soy protein and textured vegetable protein (TVP), but not soy sauce – offer all the healing benefits of the other beans. In addition, they contain unusually large concentrations of chemicals – isoflavones and phytosterols –…

Flora – Bacteria and Viruses

How many plant species are there? Today, scientists are aware of around 320,000 – 500,000 different species of plants, but they estimate this number to be much higher. Many of the known trees and flowers come from Asia, while other species of plants thrive in the tropical rain forests. Some plants have adapted to live…