Diabetes and Circulatory Disease

Diabetes is a scourge on our society. The number of diabetes patients in the US has climbed to an estimated 12-14 million, up from 8 million in 1990. This article will deal with the growth in Type-I and Type-II diabetes in the US, and the effect that diabetes can have on circulatory disease. The rate…

Owning a Pet Otter

It may seem trendy to own an exotic pet, but owning an otter as a pet is illegal in most localities without a permit. They are considered wildlife and have requirements that are different from those of the average household pet. Reasons Not to Own a Pet Otter If you are considering applying for a…

Type 2 Diabetes – Do Genes and Diet Interact?

Much has been written on how genes affect our body and how nutrition affects us, but what about genes and nutrition together? According to research reported on in the British Journal of Nutrition in January 2017, genes and diet can combine to do more than either could do alone. Scientists at the University of Singapore…

Is The Poison Ivy Rash Contagious

The poison ivy plant is one of the most popular problems that parents must be cautious of and spend tons of time to make sure that their kids know how they can identify it. But even this at times is not adequate to keep them away from it. Every year it seems that our kids…

Emotional Damage to Obese Children

Aside from the physical health risks posed to obese children, the emotional risks are obvious. Anyone who thinks that it is the responsibility of other children to become more tolerant is probably morally correct, though living in an unachievable fantasy. Children can not help but say what they see, whether said with malicious intent or…

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…

Moms, Be Concerned About Mold

Children, the elderly, and people with depressed immune systems due to cancer, organ transplants, or AIDS, can become very sick when exposed to higher than normal levels of mold. Even some healthy individuals happen to be very sensitive to mold and are unable to tolerate a slight elevation of mold spores. Mold, scientifically known as…

Skin Fungus

Skin fungus are caused by fungi named dermatophytes as well as yeasts or molds. These fungi thrive in hot and rainy environment such as showers and swimming pools. Although more general among older people and males, basically everyone can be a possible victim to nail fungus. Individuals who are more at risk are those who…

Allergic To Swimming Pool Water

Question: It seem to have fallen foul of the chemicals in the water of the swimming pool at my health club. I feel as if I have flu, with sneezing, itchy nose and lips, runny nose and achy limbs. I don’t like taking I don’t like taking steroids. What do you suggest? Answer: The water…

How to Choose a Logo Design that is Perfect for You

Your logo is the signature of your brand, and one of your company’s most valuable assets. It is the single element that will symbolize your brand more than anything else. A well-designed logo is one that reflects your business and communicates your message. It needs to be simple, unique, memorable, versatile, and able to work…

Built To Last

IN STRENGTH LIES BEAUTY. FOR BONES, BOTH CAN BE ACHIEVED WITH WEIGHT-BEARING EXERCISE – WALKING, DANCING, RUNNING. Two decades into the fitness revolution, we take for granted that exercise makes the human machine look, feel and function better. But now, as the baby-boom generation moves into mid-life, another advantage is emerging. A growing body of…

Natural Medicine Gives Hope for Women With PCOS

In today’s world, many women know what PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is, and this is due to the increasing prevalence of this condition around the world. While PCOS carry such a name due to the fact that there are many small cysts found in ovaries of women with this condition, there are also certain other…

Diagnosing Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is possibly the most common anxiety disorder, affecting 5-6% of the population.  It is characterized by chronic worry about many life problems and circumstances and differs from normal worry through the intensity, frequency and uncontrollability of the thoughts.  Since anxiety and feelings of stress are a response to pressure, and the…