Dentist Anxiety – Overcoming Your Fears

Approximately fifteen percent of the population in the United States suffers from dentist anxiety, also called dental phobia. It is not a made up phobia but as with other phobias, it is actually based on irrational fears but there are ways to overcome this phobia. For some, this phobia is debilitating. It can cause people…

Suffering From Anxiety? What You Need to Know

Millions of people suffer from anxiety around the world. In fact anxiety disorders are increasing on a daily basis as we juggle home and work life, putting additional stress on ourselves to do better. The fact is that the modern world has lead to a busy lifestyle brimming with anxiety and the more you try…

Manganese Content in Tea

Manganese is an essential mineral for health. We should be able to get an adequate supply of manganese from our natural diet, yet many people are deficient in this critical mineral. Deficiencies in manganese can cause the following health problems: O Overweight O Glucose intolerance O Blood clotting O Skin problems O Lowered cholesterol levels…

Becoming A Vegetarian – Ideas For Beginners

Being a vegetarian is not for everyone. If you are doing it for fun, you probably will not last for long. It is not because it is hard but it a life style change or habit change. And anything changes to your life style require motivation. You need to find out the reasons why you…

Indigestion Remedies, How to Treat Indigestion

During holydays, when your meals are more consistent than usual, the caution measures must be sure. Combinations of steak, sausages, meat jelly, cabbage rolls and cookies are a real challenge to your digestive system. Some effects: bloating, stomachaches, throw up sensation, stomach burns. All these can be avoided with things you have in the house:…

Preeclampsia Threatens Mother and Child

Preeclampsia or pregnancy-induced hypertension is one of the risks of pregnancy. It is common during the first pregnancy and its incidence increases with multiple births. In most cases, preeclampsia causes a slightly elevated blood pressure. But if blood pressure continues to rise, preeclampsia can be a serious problem for both the mother and child. “The…

The Difference Between Habit and Addiction

President Bush said we are addicted to oil. Most smokers say they are added to nicotine. I thought I was. Some, in trying to quit, chew nicotine gum or apply nicotine patches. Together work in more than fifteen per cent of cases because nicotine is not addicting. Heroin is. Until recently I did not make…

How to Prevent Heart and Circulatory Disease

Lifestyle factors cause most incidents of heart disease and diseases in the blood circulation, either wholly or partially. Bad lifestyle can cause blood vessels to be narrowed, high blood pressure and inflammatory processes in the circulatory system. These changes will themselves decrease the general condition and tissue health, and can cause more dramatic events like…

Heart Disease Dangers For Women

Heart disease is the main cause of death for women, causing four out of every ten deaths. If you are a woman you are eight times more likely to die from heart disease and stroke than from breast cancer. More women pass away from heart disease than from all types of cancer combined. Roughly as…

The Boy on the Plane

The boy was in pain and his whimpers were growing louder and more pitiful by the minute. His father sitting next to him, trying to make time with the good looking blonde on his right was not helping my mood in the least. I had been sitting in airplane seats which are designed for maximum…

Cardiomyopathy – Causes, Symptoms of Treatment

Cardiomyopathy (including peripartum cardiomyopathy and alcoholic cardiomyopathy), which involves dilation or enlargement of the heart’s ventricles and an increase in the size of the heart overall. This condition may be caused by heart disease, viruses, abuse of illicit drugs and alcohol, and genetic disorders. Additionally, idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (also called dilated cardiomyopathy of unknown cause)…