What Is The Risk Of Gastric Bypass Surgery?

As with any invasive procedure, when the body is invaded by foreign objects and either cut or punctured in some way, there is always a risk involved. This could include anything from a simple infection to more complicated bleeding problems. The risk of gastric bypass surgery is no different. To be specific the risk of…

Tonsilloliths and Bad Breath

Tonsilloliths are a major cause of chronic halitosis simply because tonsil stones are made of the same elements that provoke bad breath. The only known way to treat one or the other is through an adequate prevention treatment. Today we know that for some 90% of cases, chronic bad breath is caused by a bacterial…

Eliminating Blood Sugar Level Myths

Whether you are young or old and live with diabetes, controlling blood sugar levels will help with how food, activity levels, stress and medicine can influence your health. Diabetes takes place when a person's body does not make enough insulin or can not use insulin properly. There are two types of diabetes, type 1, which…

Ancient Greek Pottery

The pottery of ancient Greece is one of the most tangible and iconic elements of ancient Greek art. The colorful vases and pots of the ancient Greeks have lived in large numbers and are today highly prized as collectors items. Ancient Greeks made pottery for everyday use, not for display, the trophies won at games…

Just What Is A Canker Sore?

The Aphthous minor ulcer, commonly known as a "canker sore", has been the focus of study and research for many years. Basically, it is a chronic, inflammatory disease characterized by a painful, oral ulcer that occurs with varying frequency. Here is the term "Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis" (RAS). Categorized as an idiopathic (origin unknown) disease, aphthous…

Types of Exfoliation – Its Needs and Benefits

Exfoliation is the name given to the process of removal of dead cells and surfacing of new layer of cells. It is an integral part of skin care and if applied correctly, will lead to young, glowing skin. Need for exfoliation: Our skin has inbuilt process of removing dead cells which are replaced by new…

Learn About the Basics of Skin Allergies

Perhaps the most noticeable and annoying of all allergies is skin allergy, not just because they create maps and maps of little red blotches all over our bodies when they attack, but also because they leave marks when left untrained or if we fail to respond to them the right way, like frequent scratching. The…

The Symptoms Of Depression – What Are They?

Depression is a serious condition and is often just brushed off or ignored by people. You might not even know that you are a sufferer. The symptoms can be subtle at first but the longer you are ill the more you will see the symptoms of a depressive state. The symptoms of depression can vary…

Depression Test

Many people who are suffering from depression may not even be aware of it. The chances are that if you have been feeling sad or unhappy for more than just a couple of weeks and have lost interest in most of the activities you used to enjoy the ample that your daily routines are now…

Skin Care Tips for Black Men

Pseudofolliculitis barbae, more known to us brothas as, "razor bumps", arise on the faces of men with coarse, wiry, curly hair. Around fifty and eighty percent of Black men live with the issue of ingrown hairs and razor bumps, every day. Razor bumps appear when beard hairs, more often around the neck area, curl as…