Atherosclerosis: Are Your Arteries Blocked?

Atherosclerosis or arteriosclerotic vascular disease (ASVD) is a clinical condition identified by thickening of the arterial walls due to the accumulation of cholesterol chiefly the low density lipoproteins. It is a syndrome affecting arterial blood vessels due to which they become hard. The hardening of arterial walls is due to the formation of multiple plaques.…

Towards a GloCal Engineering

In this contemporary time, the most dynamic and evolving area is engineering. Such an observation may seem at first to be a mere fairness but closer considerations of its impacts in medicine, entertainment, energy and surgery will rapidly dispel any such dismissive judgment. Engineering is transforming all fields. Future medicine looks as a field where…

Symptoms and treatment for Swine Flu disease

Symptoms of swine flu are similar to those of seasonal flu. These would include very high fever that keeps appearing occasionally, persistent coughing, running or stuffed nose, sore throat, severe body aches, chills, extreme tiredness and fatigue, vomiting, diarrhea that recur more often than they would in the case of seasonal flu. If you have…

Her Impetigo Is Making Her Misarable

Question: My 19-year-old daughter, who’s at university’ suffers from impetigo on her face, which she finds distressing. She has been prescribed antibiotic ointment, but this only clears the spots for a while. They tend to appear at certain times of the month. Is there an alternative treatment? Answer: This common skin infection is caused by…

Triathlon Coaches Have the Keys to Success

Triathlon has seen exponential growth in the past 10 years. Ironman triathlon (swim 2.4 miles, ride 112 miles and run 26.2 miles) is described as the world's most grueling single day endurance event. Incredibly, most Ironman triathlons in the United States sell out in only minutes. To some the idea of ​​swimming, biking and running…

Have You Called Your Mother Lately?

When I worked in the old Bell System, Mother's Day was our largest day of toll revenue (long distance calls). We decided to try to enhance it even more and hired Alabama's legendary coach, Paul "Bear" Bryant to do a commercial for Mother's Day. He was imprisoned in his office in his crimson sweater to…

7 Top Tips for Safe and Effective Squatting

The Squat has earned the title, 'King of Exercises' and rightly so. No other exercise hits the muscle as hard as a good solid set of squats. No other single exercise can get the lungs and heart racing like the squat. No other single exercise can stimulate growth like the squat. If you're not squatting…

The Beauty of Aging

The Japanese have a word for it. Shibui. The beauty of aging. In Western culture, aging is seen as physical dementia, a loss of beauty and relevance. We're compared to people half our age and, because the contrast is glaring, we're seen as damaged. There's an interaction during conversation that occurs when contemporaries speak; It…

Delayed Ejaculation – A Problem Waiting to Be Solved?

Male orgasm usually has two components – an extremely pleasurable sensation, due in part to muscle contractions, as orgasm takes place, and the ejaculation of semen. Ejaculation takes place when semen enters the end of the urethra and creates a build up of pressure, which triggers a series of co-ordinated contractions of the pelvic muscles,…

How to Cure a Cold Sore

How to cure a cold sore? What is the best way to cure a cold sore? Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1, and they’re contagious. A cold sore is called herpes labialis, generally affects the mouth on the lips and face and once you are infected with it, the virus…

Treating Eczema and Psoriasis – Scientific Natural Explanations and Proposed Treatment Approach

Eczema and psoriasis are common non-contagious skin disorders. Eczema, medically called “atopic dermatitis” is a chronic, inflammatory skin disorder that affects more than 35 million people in the United States. This skin disorder often times occurs in people who suffer from asthma and hay fever. Symptoms of eczema are skin swelling, itching, inflammation, and eventually…

Social Anxiety Disorder: The Major Cause of Being Anti-Social

If you have an overwhelming feeling or self-consciousness and anxiety in social settings that most people are fine in then you might have social phobia, otherwise known as social anxiety disorder. People suffering from this disorder feel like they are being judged and watched intensely by others and think that they think horrible thoughts about…