Effects of Video Games on Heart Rate

Video games have been in the market for the last 35 years. They are a unique form of leisure because they encourage players to be part of the game’s characters. This, however, has both positive and negative effects on the player. Several studies have been published that explore the effects of video games on heart…

Organic Oregano Blows Away The Others

As many herb experts know that oregano is truly a member of the mint family one can not help to wonder why it tastes nothing like “mint”. Oregano is traditionally used in hundreds of recipes especially Italian cuisine as well as a great spice for soups and sauces. You can buy the freshest dried oregano…

The Thyroid Adrenal Pancreas Connection

The Thyroid-Adrenal-Pancreas Axis In addition to gastrointestinal and blood sugar disorders, adrenal gland dysfunction is the most commonly seen imbalance in today’s society. Adrenal gland imbalances are also one of the major factors that cause thyroid hormone imbalance. Stress from work, relationships, electronics, poor diet choices such as consumption of refined carbohydrates and trans fats,…

Bronchitis and Mucus

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchi, or air passages. (But then, if you knew anything about medical terminology at all, you already figured that out. -itis = inflammation of, so as long as you’ve heard words like “bronchial” before, you’re in the right general region). Usually bronchitis is caused by a virus that causes…

Hot or Cold? What is Best for Tendonitis

Tendonitis is diagnosed by a medical provider finding tenderness directly over a tendon, pain with movement of muscles and tendon and swelling of the tendon. The pain may be a slow progressive pain that builds with continued use or a sudden and severe pain at the time of injury. Motion can be lost and is…

Physiotherapy of Your Shoulder

The function of the human arm is to allow placement of the hand in useful positions so the hands can perform activities where the eyes can see them. Because of the huge range of positions required the shoulder is very flexible with a large motion range, but this is at the expense of some reduced…

How to Prevent Your Dog From Heatstroke

Heatstroke – in very simple terms, it can be sentenced as – when the temperature of the body leaves the safer zone. This particular hitch is getting common nowadays in dogs. The foremost reason behind heatstroke is that dogs don’t have the ability to sweat, they start to pant but panting generally doesn’t help them…

Symptoms of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar spinal stenosis describes the narrowing of the spinal canal in the lower back (or the lumbar segment of the vertebral column). Someone can develop lumbar spinal stenosis for a variety of reasons, the most common are a previous back injury or just a result from the natural process of aging. Regardless of the reasons…

How To Treat A Broken Collar Bone

A collarbone is part of skeletal system and is anatomically called a clavicle. You can recognize this bone immediately by sight as it is the bone that attaches the shoulder to your sternal bone. This connection of the collarbone and the breastplate is made possible by the acromion. Our collarbone can be easily recognized by…

Wheelchair Safety in Preschool Classrooms

There are many reasons why a preschooler may be in a wheelchair or motability scooters.  Muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, cerebral palsy and paralysis are just some such reasons.  Teaching staff not only need to be sensitive to the many conditions that may be the reason why a child is in a wheelchair but they also…