How Chiropractic Care Works

Our nervous system controls ever cell, tissue and organ in our body. It is divided into two basic categories. The Central Nervous System (CNS) consisting of the brain and spinal cord and the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) that includes the rest of the nerves that control our body. The (CNS) is protected by the skull…

Type 2 Diabetes – How to Lose Belly Fat

If you are like many people, then you probably believe you have belly fat to lose. Even if you are not overweight, there is a good chance you have some extra fat gathered around your abdominal area. And central obesity or “belly fat” is one of the factors present in people diagnosed with Type 2…

Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

The relationship between obesity and cardiovascular disease is like Siamese twins. Where one is, you will find the other. Statistics show that people who are obese have double the chances of suffering from cardiovascular disease then those who maintain a lower BMI (body mass index). Obesity is reaching epidemic proportions in North America with one…

Helping Dog With a Canine Allergy

Do you often catch your pet worrying its paws, chewing or licking them, or scratching itself constantly around the stomach? Your dog could easily have a case of canine allergy. To dogs, allergies can be a frequent source of problems. The irritation that allergy brings to a dog can be so great that it will…

The Law of Diminishing Returns

The law of diminishing returns is a concept borrowed from the field of economics, but equally applicable to personal productivity as well. The law of diminishing returns states that the more unbroken time you put into any optimization attempt, the lower your net return will be. Having been a competitive gymnast at the international level…

The Benefits of Alternative Medicine and Radiotherapy

Alternate medicine and radiotherapy are a combination that is growing in popularity. Radiotherapy treatment is normally used in cancer patients, with the most common type known as external beam therapy. This name evolved because the treatment consists of a beam of radiation that comes from a very sophisticated machine. The beam is focused on the…

Keeping High Blood Pressure Under Control

With no symptoms of high blood pressure, the only way to find out if you have it, is to take a simple test. A quick check with the doctor or by visiting your local pharmacy or pharmacist will let you know straight away as to whether you need to keep your blood pressure under control,…

Women at Risk For High Cholesterol

Even a woman who routinely aces her medical tests may earn less-than-perfect scores at cutting-edge preventive health centers. At some health centers the goal is to get women to lower risk factors beyond standard recommendations. Here are some answers to your questions on the numbers that translate into maximum protection. What cholesterol levels do you…

Keeping High Blood Pressure Under Control

With no symptoms of high blood pressure, the only way to find out if you have it, is to take a simple test. A quick check with the doctor or by visiting your local pharmacy or pharmacist will let you know straight away as to whether you need to keep your blood pressure under control,…