Gestational Diabetes Causes, Symptoms, Cure or Treatment

Gestational diabetes is a condition characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels that is first recognized during pregnancy. About 7% of all pregnant women in the U.S. are diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Most women who have gestational diabetes give birth to healthy babies, especially when they control their blood sugar, eat a healthy diet, exercise,…

How Dieting Has Created America’s Newest Subculture

Obesity is certainly a rapidly growing health crisis in the United States, and many corporations, media forums, and organizations are dedicated to fighting this nation-wide epidemic. Television shows such as “The Biggest Loser,” “Shaq’s Big Challenge,” and “Fat March” have even turned weight loss into a public competition. Not only is the obese population of…

The Key to Profiting in the Collapse

The market is in turmoil, with stocks suffering a sharp haircut on Wednesday and remaining flat on Thursday… but the world’s wealthy aren’t sweating. They’re buying art. On Wednesday, Christie’s had 12 pieces sell at auction for $10 million or more, while five pieces sold for $20 million or more. This is up from 2016,…

Syphilis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Syphilis is a caused by Spirochetal bacterium treponeme pallidum, a spiral shaped organism. It is a disease that is transmitted through sexual contact. However, there are examples, which show that it can be transmitted from a pregnant mother to an unborn fetus. The disease is alternatively referred to as the ‘great pox’, ‘Cupid’s’ disease or…

The Key Components of Wellness

What is wellness? Wellness, is defined as “the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort”. I totally agree with this definition and would also add that wellness includes emotional and spiritual components. When you are well in these four main areas of being, it greatly…

How to Get Rid of Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is a very common infection that can cause a baby’s skin to become sore, red, scaly, and tender. In most cases, the rash occurs because the skin is irritated by diapers that are too tight; soiled diapers that are left on for too long; or certain brands of detergent, diapers, and baby wipes.…

Nail Fungus – How Do I Get Rid Of Nail Fungus?

Nail Fungus – The Cure For Nail Fungus If you have asked yourself, "How do I get rid of nail fungus?"then you have taken the first step to getting the cure. Medications are the next and but not final step. Nail fungus also called as onychomycosis, is a microscopic organism that doesn’t need sunlight to…

Is Bariatric Surgery The Answer To Obesity?

Introduction Against a background of widespread obesity among all US age-groups, and the relative failure of conventional weight loss methods, doctors are increasingly resorting to gastrointestinal surgery in order to curb the rise of weight-related disease, and associated costs. An estimated 170,000 weight loss surgeries will be performed in 2005, and although the average bariatric…

Information on Nasal Allergy

An allergy is a hypersensitivity to a foreign substance that is usually harmless but produces a violent reaction in the allergy sufferer. Allergies are generally the body’s effort to eliminate something it considers unsuitable. Nasal allergy symptoms are something people with allergic asthma often have in addition to asthma symptoms. The combination can negatively affect…

The Pros and Cons of Sunbrella Patio Umbrellas

Sunbrella is a fabric produced by the US-Based company Glen Raven. It has long been known as the industry’s best and is the go to fabric for quality patio umbrellas. According to Glen Raven, Sunbrella has a “Rich History” and “First it was awnings, then it was boating and next outdoor furniture. Today it’s residential…

Vitamin B5 Deficiency, Alcoholism And Depression

Given the frequency and popularity of alcohol consumption around the world and the fact that alcohol depletes vitamin B5, deficiency of the vitamin may be a lot more common than we thought. In this article, SKinB5 takes a look at the correlation between alcohol consumption, vitamin B5 deficiency and depression. Symptoms of vitamin B5 deficiency…

Dogs and Diabetes

Diabetes in dogs is increasing in number. Some authorities feel that it may be due to the increasing instance of dog obesity. Keeping your dog at a good weight can avoid many illnesses including diabetes. The difficulty with diagnosing diabetes in dogs is that the symptoms can be very subtle and seemingly unrelated to diabetes.…