Ranitidine and High Blood Pressure

Ranitidine, known to millions by its trade name of Zantac, is an acid reducer and histamine blocker. It works by blocking histamine receptors in the lining of the stomach. Doctors prescribe it mainly to treat peptic ulcers, gastritis, and stomach reflux. They also prescribe it to treat rare conditions where the stomach produces too much…

Ways to Lower Cholesterol

The need to lower cholesterol arises because of the presence of excess cholesterol in blood serum can lead to a whole range of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. These diseases include high blood pressure, narrowing and hardening of arteries, heart disease, stroke, and paralysis. These diseases spring up because the liver dumps excess cholesterol on the…

Managing the Chiropractic Associate – The Contract

I am often surprised at how many associate type arrangements that I come in contact with, either through a chiropractic friend, though a client or in a story about a chiropractic business owner where there essentially is an employer/employee or at least an owner/independent contractor (IC) relationship, and there is absolutely zero contract in place.…

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Do you like to drive? Whenever you get into the driver's seat, you are in control. Your hands are on the steering wheel. You determine the direction of the vehicle. You step on the accelerator, and drive faster. Or you can step on the breaks, and stop. The choice is up to you. Have you…

Stress, Cancer and Hypnosis – How Does Hypnosis Help?

Stress hormones may play a new role in speeding up cancer growth. New research suggests that hormones produced during periods of stress may actually increase the growth rate of a particularly nasty kind of cancer. A recent study at the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research at Ohio State University, shown that an increase in norepinephrine,…

How To Keep Your Pet Rats Happy And Healthy As They Age

With pet rats, most aging symptoms are similar to those of humans. And as with people, it takes caring and patience to assist your dear rattie through her last stage of life. The best preparation is to know what to expect. For example, old rats have the tendency to develop incontinence, urinating all over themselves.…

25 Most Common Bipolar Disease Symptoms

On an ordinary day, anyone may call it a mood. When it shifts erratically from one to another, people call it mood swings. But what is really the clinical explanation for people experiencing episodes of extreme moods that shifts unpredictably as any weather going bad on a good day? Bipolar Disease symptoms include feeling overly…