How to Store Food

Dehydrated food is when water is slowly taken out of food. Certain methods for this include air-drying, sun-drying, and kiln drying. You are probably most familiar with sun drying tomatoes since this is a very popular and flavorful food item. This is a very inexpensive and compact way to store food. I also think I…

Recovery After a Bone Fracture

Question: My 15-year-old son broke his collarbone five weeks ago. He was discharged from the fracture clinic this week and told he could run but not take part in any sport for eight weeks. He is a goalkeeper for a soccer team, and due for trails. Can you suggest anything to help the bone continue…

Causes and Symptoms of Ventral Hernias

A ventral hernia will come about when the contents set within the stomach cavity and will seek to force its way through the abdominal muscle wall. Usually the tissues and the muscles that line up with the cavity are there to hold everything inside. This kind of hernia is ordinarily stimulated when there is a…

Shad Rasa: The Ayurvedic View on Food and Taste

Ayurveda sees food and spices as medicinal substances and good digestion as one of the main factors to optimal health. This is why it places great emphasis on proper food combining and on the concept of shad rasa, or six tastes. These six tastes –sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent– should be present in…

Can not Lose Weight? Maybe You Have a Thyroid Disorder

A thyroid disorder called hypothyroidism means you have an underactive thyroid gland. If you have trouble losing weight no matter what you do, it could be because you are hypothyroid. There are almost 30 million Americans with thyroid disease and women are 7 times more likely than men to have it. Hypothyroid is the most…

Repositioning a Dislocated Shoulder

A dislocated shoulder is not only painful, but it is also an injury that must be corrected immediately to avoid any long-term damage. If you throw out your shoulder, then you should do the following. Always be cautious of a patient's history! Prior to trying to set a shoulder that has been dislocated you will…

Paralysis of Will

Most of us do not know exactly what to do with our Earth Experience! Our identity eludes us, our sexuality confuses us, our minds obliterate us, our bodies ignite / subdue, our spirit exploits while luring us. In other words, we do not recognize, relate or revere the converging 'how to' maximize human potential. In…

Adrenal Fatigue Remedies: Studies on Adrenal Health Support

The adrenal glands, also known as the "stress glands", are a pair of vital organs about the size of a walnut that are nestled on top of each kidney. They provide life-giving hormones such as adrenalin, cortisol, estrogen and testosterone. New studies are showing natural vitamins and minerals that can help support adrenal health. Too…

Pneumonia: Easy Steps to Control Lung Inflammation & AIDS

KNOWING PNEUMONIA Pneumonia refers to lung inflammation. There are 50 such lung inflammatory ailments. During such situations, the lungs inevitably experience build up of fluids. Several micro-organisms cause pneumonia. Pneumonic inflammation of the lungs occurs due to collection of cellular wastes and blood cells within the air sacs within the lungs. Such pneumonic infection creates…

Physical Therapy And Various Diseases

Bone infections are the result of fractures, which vary in size according to the force that led to bone fraction. There is a closed fraction, which occurs in the bones without penetrating the skin wall of the body and the open fraction, the bones are transverse or longitudinal, deviate from their place and penetrate the…

Red Skin Rashes – Should You See a Doctor?

Do you have a red skin rash? Should you see a doctor? Only you can answer that second question, but the first one is a no-brainer. If you have a red skin rash, you know it. Whether it is acne, poison oak, eczema, or any other kind of rash, the treatment, longevity and severity of…

Protecting A Bruised Toenail

A Bothersome Bruise Under a Toenail Unlike a cut or burn, bruises can be painful and hard to treat. With a cut, you simply cover with a bandage and with a burn, you treat with a cooling ointment or cream, but bruises are mostly left to heal or subside on their own. Sometimes bruises may…