Type 2 Diabetes – Can Diabetics Be Great Athletes?

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disorder associated with a family history of diabetes, obesity and even a lack of exercise. For many years Type 2 diabetes has been typically linked to myths, ideas and misconceptions that individuals suffering from this form of diabetes are always fat and lazy due to their inactive lifestyle. In…

How to Stop Cold Sores?

Cold sores can be extremely irritating, uncomfortable, and itchy and sometimes it feels impossible to resist scratching cold sores. Cold sores are annoying, small, painful blisters around the lips and nearby skin. Herpes simplex virus type I most commonly causes the cold sores on your mouth. These viruses attack the skin and nervous system of…

Argan Oil – Making Homemade Soap

Argan oil is extracted from the kernels of the Argania Spinosa tree, found in the southwest territory of Morocco. This thorny tree has a green fleshy type of fruit, similar to an olive, but larger and rounder in shape and size. Inside this fruit is an extremely hard shell containing one to three almond-shaped kernels.…

Vicks Vapor Rub For Nail Fungal Infections

Vicks Vapor Rub is a product that is commonly known to fight colds and to help an individual to breathe easier. While there are no medical studies or findings to support theories, some nail fungus sufferers have reported success in using Vicks Vapor Rub for nail fungus. This medication is available at any supermarket or…

Does Water Therapy Help Cure Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a common digestive disorder that actually affects the bowels which is characterized by troublesome and persistent chronic symptoms such as constipation and diarrhea, abdominal pain, gas and bloating, and even vomiting and nausea. These are mainly due to the sensitivity of the bowel resulting in spasms of the bowel…

Exercise On An Elliptical Trainer To Improve Your Mood

Even the most optimistic people have gone through times when they did not view their life in a positive light. Some people struggle with a depressed mood on a regular basis, while most will become more anxious and depressed in response to a negative event, such as prolonged unemployment, a divorce, or the death of…

What Is Allergy Immunology?

Allergies are an overreaction of the immune system to substances in the environment called “allergens”. Exposure to an apparently harmless substance, such as pollen causes the immune system of an allergy sufferer to react as if the substance is harmful. Allergies can be of various types: indoor and outdoor allergies (also known as hay fever,…

Does Asthma Cause Claustrophobia?

I’m asthmatic and have claustrophobia. Does being asthmatic necessarily mean you’re going to suffer, also, from claustrophobia? Maybe. I read about this in Prevention magazine. It seems that recent studies show that there is a striking connection between asthma and psychological problems, i.e. depression and anxiety. If you’ve ever been in a situation where you…

Answers For Menopause and Depression

The feelings of sadness from menopause and depression can come in like a fog. This can be a real surprise for a woman who has never experienced feelings of depression before. The waves of despair and anxiety can seem so overpowering at times. On top of that, there is the pain and feelings of guilt…