Water – What Are We Really Drinking?

We all need water to survive. No way of trying to get around it, it is a fundamental part of just LIVING. Without water we would die. As I'm sure most people are aware, more than half our body weight is just water. Water is the main ingredient in our blood and is what makes…

Symptoms and Causes of Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) is one of the few mental disorders, broadly held to be associated with post-natal blues. Many a number of psychologists believe that postpartum depression differs from other types of depression only in the timing of depressive episodes. To put it in words of one syllable, it is triggered within four weeks of…

Feel Happy and Sad at the Same Time?

Did you know that it’s impossible to be stressed out and relaxed at the same time? Neither can you be happy and sad at the same time. Of course, you can go back and forth, like an oscillating fan. But let’s consider what happens when we focus our energy on one predominant emotion. Have you…

How to Score High for the USMLE Step 1

You worked hard for your basic sciences and now you need to pass the USMLE Step 1 with a kickass score. Fortunately, the resources required for the Step 1 is not as a vast as the Step 2 CK. It all boils down to two resources: USMLE World question bank and the First Aid for…

Chronic Renal Failure – Specialized Ayurvedic Treatment

Chronic kidney disease is defined as kidney damage or a decreased kidney glomerular filtration rate of less than 60, for 3 months or more, irrespective of the cause. This results in a progressive decline in kidney function, resulting in accumulation of toxic waste products, excess water and salts, increased blood pressure, anemia and many other…

The Side Effects Of Vitamin B12

This article discusses vitamin B12 and most of the reported side effects of taking B12. It also outlines some of the medical conditions that taking B12 may exacerbate. Background Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin needed for normal cell activity. It is a part of a group of cobalt containing B complex vitamins, which are…

Important Reasons for Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

When a person suffers injury due to someone else’s action, it is natural for him to ask for compensation for that injury. Unfortunately, in most of the cases, the injured person is denied the compensation he is entitled for and the insurance companies never always underpay for their own stakes. Insurance companies do this deliberately…

How The Little Blue Pill Kills Your Sex Drive

I’m shocked to learn how many men in their 40’s, or even younger, are on the little blue pill known as Viagra. With any medication comes risk, and the side effects of Viagra are astounding, and as with all things natural, my opinion is there is a better way. All medications interfere with your body’s…

How Much Force Can Our Bones Handle Before They Break

You have known all along that your bones are the strongest part of your body. As they are assigned to give your body a structure, to hold your posture up and to protect your internal organs, your bones have to maintain their strength at all times. Of course, you cannot prevent external and unexpected circumstances…

The Joy of Living

Life is beautiful on its own. I realize this after I translated the short story Good Luck and Best Wishes from Chinese into English. In the story, people live a primitive life with few modern belongings in a far-off mountainous area; however, they enjoy life enormously. A bowl of fermented spirits, a flowery bun, colorful…

The Cause of Crohn's Disease

What causes Crohn's Disease? That is the question that researchers have been looking for an answer to. It is also the question that those afflicted with Crohn's hope the researchers will find the answer for all their hearts. Once a cause can be established with certainty, a cure will not be far behind. There are…

The Benefits Of Physical Conditioning

Regular exercise and physical activity are extremely important and good for your overall well-being and the development of your CHI. Here are some positive benefits to your overall well-being and CHI by regular exercise and physical activity: * You can reduce the risk of premature death. * You reduce the risk of developing and/or dying…