Men: Sex Addiction and Depression

My work over the last fifteen years as a psychotherapist treating sexual compulsions has brought me into contact with men – and more men. They come to my consulting room wearing the mask of shame, humiliation, and confusion. Often, after a period of therapy, they come to a common link among them: they are depressed.…

Frozen Meals – Can Be High Quality

Frozen food can be even more nutritious than supposedly fresh produce in a supermarket, a new study has found. Most of the fruit and veg found in the freezer, things like peas, are frozen very soon after harvest, so preserving the levels of vitamins and minerals. However, the long delays in getting fresh food from…

Iron Poisoning Treatment

A condition resulting from excessive intake of iron. Iron poisoning generally only occurs when too many iron supplements are taken – most cases involves children accidentally eating too many iron tablets. Iron poisoning can cause gastrointestinal ulcers, vomiting, diarrhea, liver damage and abdominal pain. Generally iron poisoning occurs when a child takes 10 or more…

More Awesome Stuff About Zrii™ and the Amalaki Fruit

This just in from the 10 Star Training Website: Go to www.bigredbottle.com for even more stuff! Amalaki Health Benefits Amla is a very powerful anti-inflammatory herb. It enhances production of Red Blood Cells, strengthens teeth, hair and nails. It has also been been used to increase lean body mass and help with weight management. Amla…

Diet for Smokers and Ex-Smokers

As a dietitian, the three most common questions which smokers ask me about diet and smoking, are: (1) Can a diet compensate for health damage caused by smoking? (2) What should I eat if I smoke? (3) If I quit, what type of diet is best to prevent weight gain? (1) CAN A DIET COMPENSATE…

Signs and Symptoms of Renal Disease-hypertension

The signs and symptoms of renal insufficiency may be similar to those of renal failure, depending on the degree of kidney involvement. If your patient’s kidneys lose the ability to concentrate urine, he may develop polyuria and nocturia. If his renal disease is untreated and renal failure progresses, he may develop oliguria. His urine may…

Birth Control Pill Side Effects May Be More Than You Bargained For

Countless women around the world take “the pill” – oral contraceptives (OC) – in order to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Although there is inherent risk in taking any birth control pill, some apparently are riskier than others. Virtually all oral contraceptives potentially have the following serious side effects: – Deep vein thrombosis – Gallbladder disease –…

Is cardiovascular disease curable – antihypertensive atenolol (Tenormin)

Various cardiovascular diseases like hypertension, coronary heart disease, arrhythmias and angina (chest pain) can be cured efficiently with atenolol mediciation. It is also used to treat and reduce the risk of heart complications following myocardial infarction (heart attack). Atenolol is a beta blocker that selectively blocks beta1-adrenergic (myocardial) receptors. It decreases cardiac output, peripheral resistance,…

Communications for Change

An article in the December issue of PM Network by Sarah Fister Gale deals with the public relations issues that companies engaged in the extraction of oil and natural gas reserves by the process of fracturing, or “fracking” as it’s called by the industry. The issue is basically one of distrust: people concerned about the…