Deep Vein Thrombosis – Know the Risks

Deep Vein Thrombosis ("DVT") is a blood clot that forms in the deep veins, usually in the legs or pelvis. Known as a silent killer, DVT affects more than 2 million people each year. Of those 2 million affected, 600,000 people are hospitalized for related accidents and 200,000 people die from DVT complications annually. DVT…

Sleep and the Bear Gay Community

Sleep is a dynamic process that our brain and body needs for physical restoration and proper mental processing. According to Fadia (2002), the amount of sleep that is necessary depends on a number of factors (age, weight, etc.) Infants require about 16 hours of sleep while teenagers require around 9. For most adults, about 7…

Dentophobia: Do not Be Afraid of the Dentists

Do you profusely sweat or start to stutter when you drop by a dentist's office? Do you freeze every time you hear the words "tooth extraction" or "dentist"? Do you feel like running away or crying for help once you're already on the dental chair? Then most certainly you're suffering from a certain kind of…

What is a Childhood Anxiety Disorder?

A childhood anxiety disorder is unfortunately a reality which many parents have to handle when it comes to caring for their children. Due to the various stresses which have crept in to the lives of our children, many of them have started displaying various symptoms of anxiety disorder. When childhood anxiety disorder starts to take…

Benefits of Meditation and Praying

I write this article because I do believe in the power of prayer. I have witnessed how prayer and mediation have provided physical and mental healing. Especially nowdays when the world has to go through lots of changes and chaotic situations and when people feel despair or sorrow, I recommend that we turn to prayer…

Tips for Working on Plaster Walls

If you live in an older house, say 50 or 60 years or older, there is a good likelihood that you have plaster on your walls. Plaster walls were very common, especially in the late 18th century and 19th century. Plaster was fairly readily available, was workable, and was capable of producing very smooth walls…

Information on Throat Cancer Cure

Throat cancer is a condition where cancer affects the vocal cords, voice box (larynx), or other areas of the throat. About 600 people in Victoria are diagnosed with cancer of the throat, mouth or nose each year. Throat cancer affects more men than women. It affects more people aged over 50 years than those aged…

Get the Value of Your Dreams

The Dream … many meanings, giving many kinds of value. A dream is a wish. Hopes can be a dream to be fulfilled some time. Dreams are things we have in the night that heal us and give us integration to our thoughts. Some dreams, although difficult to view, can give us release in our…

Springer Spaniel Problems – Skin

There are five main basic reasons for skin problems in dogs, but springers do fare well compared to some other breeds. The main reasons are hereditary predisposition, contagious diseases, problems with the immune system, dermatitis (allergic reaction to external agents), and external skin symptoms of internal disease. Fortunately, springer spaniels are not as prone as…

Diabetes Self Management Made Easy

Being diagnosed with diabetes should not deter you from living a full life. Instead, face your situation with courage and take steps to keep it in control. Diabetes self management usually revolves around controlling your blood sugar to ensure a healthier and longer life despite your condition. Keep in mind the following steps in controlling…