First Aid Emergencies for Pets

Bleeding – Bind a sterile pad tightly over the wound for four or five minutes. If bleeding continues, bandage the pad, changing every hour. Use a tourniquet if blood is spurting or the other methods fail to work. Apply the tourniquet to a pressure point between the wound and heart, loosening briefly every 15 minutes.…

Intrinsic Motivation and Competence

Okay how do we motivate ourselves from within? When we were children, maybe we tried to learn something new like riding a bike. When after having learned it, sometimes unconsciously, we reaffirmed ourselves-we say to ourselves we have learned something new and challenging. We have become competent. Competence and even just the feeling of competency…

What Is Bitcoin? A Concise and Informative Guide

The cryptocurrency that continues to mesmerize the world, the first of its kind, Bitcoin was once entirely a classy realm of tech-geniuses who were keen to uphold the philosophy of maximizing autonomy, but Bitcoin has a shot to fame with the promise of a wide consumer base. Yet, to the uninitiated consumers, a query remains.…

Karate Yells – From Feeble Squeak To Fearsome Roar

One of the first things I learned when I started taking karate (other than knuckle pushups) was the famous karate yell. My white belt class spends a great deal of time bowing to the master, crouching in a "Karate Kid" style stance, and punching the air while grunting. These alternating punches end with a "kee-yup"…

Good Reasons to Stop Smoking Cigarettes

Most committed smokers refuse to research the hazards and side effects of smoking cigarettes that contain over 4000 deadly chemicals that will eventually kill you. Some people will say things like, ” oh well, there’s so many chemicals in the food we eat every day, so what’s the big deal”. Yes, I have to agree…

Successful Type 1 Diabetes Self Management

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that destroys cells that produce insulin in the pancreas. When the body can no longer regulate blood sugar levels, daily injections of insulin are required to sustain life. While the cause of type 1 diabetes is not known, it is generally believed that environment and genetics play a…

How to Treat Nail Fungus Infection

Onychomicosis is the proper name for a nail fungus infection. When a nail is affected with a fungal infection it turns yellow and cloudy. In some cases the thickened nail can become brittle and even separate from the nail bed. This can be quite painful. There are a number of treatments for this infection. Some…

Help I Am Allergic To Pork

If you are allergic to Pork then you suffer from allergies Type 1 or contact allergy. The immune system overreacts to the proteins found in the pork. At the present time there is no known cure for allergies that involve food. Scientists do not clearly understand why the immune system of people allergic to pork…

Depression Medicines

Depression is an illness, just like heart disease or diabetes. And like any other illness, it can be treated with either depression medicines or therapy, or a combination of the two. For purposes of this article, the focus shall be on the former, which are depression medicines. There are several types of depression medicines used…

Nail Fungus Treatments You Should Know About

Prescription Oral Medication There are several different oral remedies available for the treatment of toenail fungus, although most are available by prescription only. Many of these oral remedies are taxing on the liver, so doctors prescribe them sparingly. Oral medications promote new nail growth. Be sure to file down or remove infected tissue as new…

Sunless Tanning And Products

Sunless tanning, like the name suggests, is getting a tan without sun exposure, and still produces an effect similar in appearance to a traditional suntan. This method of tanning does not involve skin pigmentation or UV exposure, which is often dangerous, to set off the change in skin color. Sunless tanning is also often non-toxic…