On Being Human

Are we human because of unique traits and attributes not shared with either animal or machine? The definition of “human” is circular: we are human by virtue of the properties that make us human (i.e., distinct from animal and machine). It is a definition by negation: that which separates us from animal and machine is…

Anxiety Disorder and the Fear the Media is Selling You

Are you buying the fear the media, advertisers, politicians and corporations are selling you? Most people are. And we're storing it up in our subconscious minds until it often overflows into anxiety disorder and panic attacks in those prone to these problems. We can look at the word fear as an acronym – or actually…

Fourth Chakra Balancing – Symptoms and Benefits

The fourth chakra is located behind the breast bone, at the level of the heart; therefore it is also called the heart chakra. It is represented by the color green, and by the traditional 12-petaled lotus. The heart chakra is the center for everything. It represents the center of love, compassion, and spirituality, and dictates…

Blood Pressure: High Sodium and Salt Intake

Sodium is one of the minerals, which your body needs to keep it functioning properly. While we all need some sodium, most of us eat far more than we need and could easily cut down without in any way damaging our health. Sodium intake is measured in units called millimoles (mmol). The average intake in…

Acne Skin Care Through Natural Herbs

Acne is an inflammatory skin disease that can occur in any age but mostly in the period of puberty. This skin problem originates from the root of the hair follicles where they are associated with sebaceous glands. Such structures are called as pilosebaceous glands. When the blood circulating in these glands is impure, then it…

Type II Diabetes Diet

The type II diabetes diet has become of utmost importance today because of the prevalence of type II diabetes, not just in the United States but throughout the world. The more populous countries of the world – India and China – have seen a tremendous increase in this disease mainly due to their adoption of…

How Does Tobacco Affects the Muscular System

Tobacco and smoking are detrimental to the development of your muscles. Smoking causes respiratory problems, meaning that it is harder for smokers to breathe than non-smokers. If you have trouble breathing, there is less oxygen going to your muscles and you have less energy. If you have less energy, than it is harder for you…

Rapid Weight Loss Ideas to Lose Weight

With the right diet, exercise and discipline, it is possible to beat Obesity. For rapid weight loss one can undergo a crash diet to see quick results. With the right diet, one can lose between 10 to 20 pounds in a matter of a week. Once you are done with the diet, you can maintain…

Health Care Professionals

A health care professional is a person who provides proper health care to any individual in need of health care services in a systematic and professional manner. They include Physicians, Nurses, and Dentists, Physician assistants, Pharmacists, Therapists, Psychologists, support staff and other such individuals who are licensed to deliver health care of any kind. Although…

How to Make It As a Fitness Model!

So You Wanna Be a Fitness Model? People that follow my stuff know I generally write about nutrition, supplements, training, and other topics that are more science based than subjective topics, such as what is covered in this article. I decided to shuck my science geek persona, and write on a topic I know will…