Beginners Jump Rope Workouts

In case you missed the scoop, using a skipping rope is one of the best exercises you can do to help you remain in shape, reduce weight and be healthy. It’s simple, easy to learn, inexpensive, readily accessible, can be done almost anywhere and anytime and most of all is safe and reliable. And while…

The Medical Benefits of L-arginine

Arginine or L-Arginine is considered a semi-essential amino acid that is obtained from the diet and is necessary for protein synthesis in the body. It helps the body get rid of ammonia, helps in making compounds such as creatine, L-glutamate, L-Proline and Glucose. Arginine is a pre-cursor to nitric oxide, which is a biological gas…

The Truth About the Lump in the Throat

Everyone gets that familiar lump in the throat on the verge of every emotional outburst. When we are about to cry, scream or shout, this noticeable lump forms in our throat and sees to prevent us from breathing or even saying a word. What is this lump really? Well the lump in our throat is…

Causes and Complications of Toe Amputation

Toe amputations may be necessary for several reasons.  Infection is perhaps the most common cause for infection and is often associated with foot problems relating to diabetes.  In addition to infection, toes may need to be amputated due to trauma, loss of blood supply (a condition formally referred to as ischemia) or nerve injury.  Sometimes…

Have You Become A Couch Potato? Get Active Again

The term "couch Potato" started in America, and was a reflection of the increasing amount of time the average person was now spending watching television. It may sound like a comical reference or even an affectionate term, but it highlights a huge problem in today's society. As a generation, we tend to be living a…

Employee Motivation – The 5 Factors That Drive Performance

Employee motivation is a mystery for many managers. But, it doesn’t have to be. Instead, understanding how motivation impacts employee performance, and understanding how to use motivation to improve performance can be reduced to five master keys. Organizations desiring to improve employee motivation need a system in place that consistently rewards employee achievements. I’m always…

Worrying And Hives On The Skin

The link between hives and stress or worrying has been well-established. The truth is that our mental state can have a significant impact on the way our bodies respond physically. Many people have experienced hives, usually because of an allergic reaction but that is not always the case. There have been a number of studies…

Increased Interest in Natural Skin Care Products

In the past several years there has been an increased interest in natural products, and natural skin care products are no exception. It's the simplest, most basic ingredients that have been the most effective in healing and maintaining healthy skin through the ages. The public is better informed than ever before and are searching for…

Earache Remedy

Aches and pains associated with earaches are due to a combination of fluid and inflammation lodged within the middle ear that fails to drain. Such obstruction applies pressure to the eardrum. Within the fluid, a bacterium propagates and develops. A home remedies for earache in this instance is to obtain a natural substance labeled colloidal…

Try Using Antifungal Drugs to Treat Acne

In looking for new acne treatments, an unexpected finding by medical scientists was that antifungal drugs kill the bacteria that cause acne (Propionibacterium). This has been forgotten lately and really you should mention this to your doctor or dermatologist on your next visit if you are finding your present treatment is not working. Fungi that…

OCD Forum – Extreme Measures For OCD

One thing that you should understand about OCD is that it is like mental torture. If you have not experienced this, consider yourself blessed. What's really crazy about it is that it's you that's driving yourself crazy and making yourself miserable! As a result people have done some strange things to try to treat their…