Depression – How to Face It

Do you or a loved on suffer from depression? Depression can be a crippling mental disorder when ignored or left untreated. Feelings of sadness and other negative feelings affect us all at some point in our lives and desperately need to be addressed in order to get to the root of the problem. The current…

How to Overcome the Fear of Being Alone

Some people fear being alone because they feel that their isolation will breed loneliness. This is a normal anxiety, especially among teenagers and young people who have not developed a strong sense of personal identity yet, and who thus must rely on others to motivate them and boost their self-esteem. However, with some people the…

Anxiety Attack Relief Methods that Work

If you suffer from relentless anxiety that just will not go away, it is important to learn about natural anxiety attack relief methods that can help you get your life back under control. While anxiety is a normal, common emotion; when it becomes excessive it can become a problem that rules your life. Signs that…

Natural Ways to Fall Asleep

Sleep may be the most important part of your health. Without proper sleep our bodies cannot function properly physically or mentally. If you have problems falling asleep it is a good idea to give some attention to some natural ways you can fall asleep easily and wake up refreshed. Go to sleep early enough so…

Allopurinol – Allopurinol Side Effects, Allopurinol Gout

Allopurinol inhibits xanthine oxidase, the enzyme responsible for conversion of hypoxanthine to xanthine and then to uric acid. About 20% is excreted in the feces. Allopurinol is essentially cleared by glomerular filtration, whereas oxipurinol is reabsorbed in the kidney tubules. How to Take Allopurinol Take Allopurinol exactly as prescribed by health care provider. Allopurinol is…

Stop Ankle Pain Now

Sprained ankles are one of the most common and most painful injuries that happen each year. What seems at first a minor annoyance can prove quite debilitative, and of course the first thing we want is to stop the pain NOW. Swelling and inflammation are the body's defense mechanisms designed to protect an injury, but…

The Fact behind Lap Band Removal

There are several reasons which may result in the removal of a Lap Band which can fall in both the classification of a complication or need/want. In the case of complications one point to remember is that the silicone ring will not last forever and will eventually erode. Although late band erosion is a rare…

Pole Dancing and Bruises

Whether you take a class or workout at home via pole dancing there is a common problem many men and women have. At the end of the lesson they have bruises on their legs, arms, and other areas. Usually bruising happens for those who are just starting out learning the exercises and dance moves. This…

Osteopathy and Skiing Injuries

One of the primary reasons that my wife and I relocated to Vancouver was to increase our time in the mountains in the winter. I have been a keen skier since the age of 14 and Caroline my wife has skied since we got married in 2003 when she was given the ultimatum that once…

Protein and Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is not a medical condition or a disease, but it can feel like it at times. Simply put, it is end of the menstrual cycle, marking the end of the child bearing years for a woman. The average age for most women in America is between 45 and 53; however there is a wide…

Antibiotics as a Cure for Stomach Ulcer

Stomach ulcer refers to open lesions and ulcerations at the level of the stomach. Statistics indicate that more than two percent of the people in the United States are diagnosed with stomach ulcer each year and it is estimated that around eight to ten percent of these people are at risk of developing various other…

What Colon Cancer Symptoms Are Found During Screening?

Colon cancer is a disease characterized by the uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in the colon and the formation of tumors from these cells. Despite the presence of polyps in the human large intestine, presentation of colon cancer symptoms at an early stage is very low. In some cases, it may not even manifest symptoms.…

Symptoms of Breast Cancer

It is important that women are aware of how their breasts feel normally, so they will notice any breast cancer symptoms at an early stage, when treatment often has a better outcome. Men, too, should be on the alert for any changes in their breast tissue. Breast cancer can be present for years without causing…