Gotu Kola – The Healing Herb

Gotu Kola, Centella asiatica (L.) or Hydrocotyle asiatica is a plant that has been long used in Indian ayurvedic tradition, as well as in folk remedies in other indigenous traditions. Recently gotu kola, has been noticed by western doctors and herbalists as a drug with different medicinal healing properties. Though it is used somewhat differently…

American Mobsters – The Whyos Street Gang

The Whyos were a vicious Irish street gang that ruled Lower Manhattan, starting right after the Civil War and running through the 1890’s. The gang started out as the offshoot of a pre-Civil War gang called the Chichesters. Their headquarters was in the 6th Ward on Baxter Street, formerly Orange Street, and named after Mexican…

Chinese Green Tea Diet – Healthy Way To Lose Weight

What is the secret of Chinese Green Tea Diet? The Chinese have known about the health benefits of green tea since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression. Today, the study showed also the benefits of green tea for dieting. People who drank a bottle of tea fortified with green tea…

How Bluebonnet, Maxi Health, and Solgar Vitamins Work For You

Companies like bluebonnet vitamins and Solgar vitamins provide you with a series of different supplements and pills, promising to pump you up, make you feeling stronger, faster, younger, and healthier. Looking on a label that lists a thousand different letter-denominations for different kinds of vitamins, but do you really know what you’re putting into your…

Baby Helmets for Treating Flat Head Syndrome

When your child is diagnosed with severe plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, or scaphocephaly, you may be left wondering about the treatment options available. In the most severe cases where physical therapy and repositioning have proven ineffective, orthotic helmets or bands are prescribed. In this article, we’ll review the different types of orthotic devices available, the average cost,…

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…

Penis Health Do’s and Don’ts – TLC for the Penis

Surprisingly, given the important role played by the penis in a man’s life, few men are focused on giving it the care and attention it needs to stay healthy, supple, and responsive. But the penis is subject to plenty of harsh treatment, and neglecting adequate care can result in a number of unpleasant issues. Keeping…

Traumatic Brain Injury – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury caused by an impact to the head from direct blows or sudden body movements. Diffuse axonal injury involves widespread injury to the brain instead of localized damage, and constitutes one of the most common types of TBI. This condition can result in severe physical, cognitive, behavioral and emotional…