I Almost Died Preparing for a Colonoscopy

My name is David and I almost died while having a seizure as a result of my colonoscopy preparation using OSMOPREP®. I am 53 years old and had my last colonoscopy 8 years ago. I was due for another. During my first colonoscopy, I had no adverse side effects from any aspect of the prep or the…

How to Save Yourself from Hypertension

Hypertension is the number one cause of heart attacks, heart failure, kidney failure, and strokes. Yet there are millions of Americans walking around with high blood pressure, or hypertension, and they do not even know it. They do not know it because they have not had it checked. These unsuspecting people do not feel bad.…

Cardiovascular Services That Can Save Your Life

Heart attack victims don’t always have warning signs. In fact, over half the men who die from it have no idea they have a cardiac problem. Few people know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for all men of all races. The statistics for women aren’t much better. It is the number…

Russian Holidays

The most important Russian holiday is New Year’s Day – January 1st. During the Soviet era, people were not allowed to celebrate Christmas, so New Year’s became the most important holiday. New Year’s is a public holiday while Christmas is more of a private family holiday. Happy New Year in Russian is ‘Snovum Godom.’ Russian…

I Miss Her

Lonesome My wife died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 9:30 P.M. I miss her. She had a brain tumor Glioblastoma. Which is as bad as it sounds. She was diagnosed on January 11, 2013. It did not take long. She was a nurse. There was no way to kid her. She knew the score. What…

Benefits of Shatavari Himalaya: Female rejuvenating tonic

Benefits of Shatavari Himalaya: Female rejuvenating tonic What could be more beneficial than natural herb to boost the energy and fight with all the health issues, right? To handle all the health problems in the female Shatavari Himalaya is the greatest herbal rejuvenation tonic to avail. Being women they are supposed to deal with hormonal…

Acidity (Amlapitta) and Best of Ayurveda

“Acidity” refers to a set of symptoms caused by an imbalance between the acid secreting mechanism of the stomach and proximal intestine and the protective mechanisms that ensure their safety. The stomach normally secretes acid that is essential in the digestive process. This acid helps in breaking down the food during digestion. When there is…

The Physiological Side Effects of Steroid Use

There are athletes who frequently use and work with the oily forms of testosterone suspensions but the effect is not better as compared to the water dissolved type. For the sake of information, water-dissolved form of testosterone was the first kind of injectable steroid to be introduced. In Europe, especially during the 40’s, the injectable…

Health in the Self

What is health? Is health the absence of disease? Is health a birth right or simply luck? According to Ayuveda, India’s ancient art of healing, the meaning of health is a single word: Swastha. Swa = self + Stha = established. Thus a person is healthy when ‘”established in the self.” Immunity is much more…

How Is The Procedure For An Angioplasty?

For those in whom clot-busters and stents have not worked, there is the Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), or ‘cabbage’ – although doing a cabbage in an acute situation is pretty much the last resort of last resorts. Or TOTS, which stands for Tatties Over The Side (a tatty is a potato), a reference to…