What Causes Hyperthyroidism? How To Reduce Symptoms!

The general message is there is no complete cure for this disease, although this has been proven wrong in some cases. By removing all symptoms is not necessary classified as a cure but being able to continue with a normal way of life. These symptoms are often treated with prescription medication. However, radioactive medication or…

Are There Any Risks Involved In Massage Therapy?

Regardless of how it is phrased or worded, one question which must always be asked of a potential massage therapist is the following, "Which health conditions would you consider preclusive of massage therapy and why?" And the correct answer, whether stated in exactly those words or different ones, should be, "There are certain health conditions…

Weight Loss – The Cookie Diet Plan

When people talk about the cookie diet plan, there are usually two types of reactions. One reaction is to say “Wow, that’s exciting! I’d love to eat cookies and lose weight!” and the other one is, “Oh yea that’s a nice fantasy…eat cookies and lose weight, ha ha..” or something to that effect. In my…

PMS – Healthy Ways to Handle the Symptoms

Pre-menstrual syndrome or PMS as we usually name it, is a phase that almost every young female adult and woman go through each month. Studies show that around 85% of women around the world experience physical and emotional symptoms associated with PMS every month; and 3% to 8% of them go through some extreme forms…

What So Great About GL Diet?

GL stands for glycemic load. It is believed by many health professionals that low GL diet will be more popular than low-fat, low-carbohydrate (carb) or low-calorie. The low-fat and low-calorie diets do not stop obesity epidemic in countries like Britain and United States despite the fact that the average number of calories and percentage of…

First Aid Training for Parents At Home

Kids like having fun and exploring things according to their moods and sometimes get into critical situations. After taking special care of your kids, they often come across minor injuries such as cuts, burns, abrasion etc. And, the minor accidents may turn worse, if you are unable to take safety measures on time. The best…

Alleviating Stress in Cats

Cats are independent by nature, and like to be in control of things. When they are not, they can become quite distracted. Common causes of stress in cats include moving to a new house, traveling or being crated, visits to the vet, or the presence of other cats within its territory. Obvious signs of stress…

Advantages of First Aid Box

At first when I took first aid training from a local hospital, I had no idea how much helpful is this training in providing help to others. It gives you a sense of self-satisfaction when you help someone in acute emergency. But at the time of training, I didn’t realize about the importance and advantages…

How To Treat Jock Itch Today

The infection called jock itch is caused by a fungus called tinea curis. Tinea means fungus while curis means legs. Fungi thrive in an environment that is moist and damp. Thus, those who sweat a lot are already in having this kind of disease. Athletes and those physically active individuals will certainly suffer from this…

Go From SAD to Glad Using Light Therapy for Depression

Medication, in singles and in combinations, have been known to treat severe depression cases. However, for temporary types of depression (like the seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD), research had shown that light therapy is an effective first-line treatment, whatever is the severity of the illness. More than 60% of the treated patients respond…

Overcome Anxiety and Regain Your Life

Anxiety disorder can take many forms. It can affect many areas of our lives and prevent us from living in a way that would satisfy us. The most common anxiety is a phobia, a strong and irrational fear of a situation or an object. Spiders always comes to mind: Arachnophobia. This specific phobia can be…