Addiction Treatment Is a Story in Search of a Villain

There's a difference between something that's interesting and worthy of comment vs.. a journalistic attempt to concoct controversy and intrigue that people might buy. There's not much of the former, but a lot of the latter. People in recovery being victimized by horrible, greedy people is an interesting story. Unfortunately, it's off the mark and…

Proven Methods on How to Lose Weight Fast

Without doubt, one of the most common complaints today is has to do with how to lose weight fast. With the United States seeing obesity rising in epidemic proportions, weight loss has become a hot issue. Carrying around excess weight is difficult on its own but then when you consider all the health related issues…

Digital Filter And Its Advantages and Disadvantages!

In quest to design a digital filter, it is important to follow a step by step guideline from specification to implementation. Each option of the design process is open for all designers. Most digital signals process experts apply some digital filter theory especially reflecting the considerable research effort, approximation for finding useful method of calculating…

Foot Surgery – How to Know When It's Needed

Yet, if you or I were asked when the last time was that we visited a podiatrist, we would probably say, "Never. While that may be true in some cases, the fact remains that most of us take our feet for granted. Since they never give us much trouble, they must be hardy soles indeed.…

Borrelia Burgdorferi Lyme Disease: An Overview

Borrelia burgdorferi Lyme disease is a bacterium-caused infection that is caused by some tick bites. The contributing agent is spirochete borrelia burgdorferi (Bb). A systemic infection that is caused by a spiral-shaped bacterium called the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb) is known as borrelia burgdorferi Lyme disease. This disease that is transmitted through the bite of…

Diabetes – There is a Misconception in the Cure

Diabetes, in all its glory, is a disease that is thought to be incurable except through injecting artificial insulin into the body. You see, diabetes is considered to be an autoimmune disease because of the self defeating properties that it entails by the body disabling its own defenses of the cells that are required to…

Confused About Where To Begin Getting Weight Loss Help?

With the wide variety of choices available when it comes to getting weight loss help, it is not surprising that many people wind up confused about which dieting and weight loss plan is right for them. From organized dieting and meal plan programs such as Nutrisystem, Medifast and Weight Watchers to proper workout routines and…

The Benefits of Exercising At Home

A study in the American Psychological Association's Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology is very good news for people who simply do not find the time or have the inclining to go to a gym to exercise. They found there are many reasons why people do not start exercise programs. Time is usually the number…

Right Brain, Left Brain, Whole Brain

Some kids are right-brain dominant. They’re creative. They think out of the box.  They dance and do art. They usually don’t like math. Other kids are left-brain dominant. They take things apart to figure out how they work. They like order. They think about things and ask lots of questions. Math is often their favorite…

Why Does Blood Pressure Raise at Night?

The heart pumps blood to all parts of the body and this blood is carried throughout the body via the arteries. The force with which the heart pumps the blood into the arteries is known as blood pressure. While there is no particular cause of blood pressure that has as yet been determined as a…

The Difference an Ergonomic Arm Sling Makes

An arm, shoulder, or collar bone injury is not incapacitating, but it needs tender care for a full recovery to be made. An arm sling was built to serve this purpose. By immobilizing the area around the injury, your body can work its healing magic and in time, the functionality can be restored. It matters…