Opening Your Speech

Imagine yourself at mission control; 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – Speak! When the space shuttle blasts off – those first few seconds of lift are critical. It comprises a small portion of the total journey, yet if someone errors – they crash and burn. The beginning of your speech…

The Digastric Muscle and Singing

When learning how to sing better, it is critically important to remove all unnecessary tension and strain from the jaw and throat area in order to have a clear and free sounding tone. However, bad singing habits often leave us using muscles that hinder vocal freedom. One muscle in particular that causes great tension is…

How to Tell If Your Hair is Thinning

I often have readers with TE (telogen effluvium), CTE (chronic telogen effluvium), and AGA (androgenic alopecia or genetic thinning) who write in and ask me how to tell if this shedding or hair loss is thinning their hair (or if it is growing in thinner.)  After all, often quick, healthy regrowth ensures that you retain…

Can I Use a Cat Deworming Treatment On Dogs?

After giving a deworming treatment to your kitty, she gets worm free, but your pooch now has them. If there is still a part of the treatment left you can be tempted to just give it to your tyke. But that works all the time. Although you may find that the ingredients of dog and…

Refractive Errors and Laser Vision Correction

About 120 million people in the United States wear eyeglasses or contact lenses to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. This article will outline some refractive errors that cause people to wear vision correction devices, and may lead to their decision to have laser eye surgery. The vision disorders, called refractive errors, occur when the curve…

Swine Flu Precautions

Swine Flu, Influenza A (HINI) occurs in pigs as a respiratory disease. It is not the same as the human flu virus HINI genetically. Swine Flu normally does not infect humans. There is commonly has to be a direct exposure of humans to infected pigs. Every 1 to 2 years there is a small outbreak…

Anxiety Attack

What characterizes anxiety is the maladaptive fear that occurs during anxiety attacks. You might have read somewhere that anxiety is man’s basic response to various stress-provoking experiences that are directly connected with the fight-or-flight response. This mechanism usually saves man’s continuity since the early evolution. Maladaptive fear is when the fear felt or perceived is…

Tracking Your History of Insomnia

Insomnia has been around ever since people could not sleep for one night or for a long period of time. For those that have insomnia, they know how much it can affect their every day functioning. If you are an insomniac, you can find out how to best work with your problem by finding what…

Reduce Blood Sugar

Reduce blood sugar levels to avoid diabetes and other health problems. Although people are careful and conscious with their health, there are always some causes, which are still unknown as of the moment but believed to be autoimmune, that lead to illnesses, diseases, and other health complications. Sometimes, no matter how careful you may be,…

Cysts on Ovaries Symptoms – What to Look For?

What are some of the most common ovarian cyst symptoms? Well, believe it or not, you could have experienced some of them right now without even knowing it. That's because a lot of the symptoms caused by ovarian cysts are very similar to the symptoms caused by other conditions, like PMS, pregnancy, and other hormonal…