Obese Or Overweight? It May Not Be Your Fault!

Obesity The Scale of the Problem Since 1980 the number of obese adults has nearly tripled, over half of all men and a staggering two thirds of all women are now exclusively overweight or obese, and these numbers are rising rapidly. The rise is such that the problem has been officially reclassified as "The Obesity…

Benenden Healthcare Society

These days it is pretty difficult to find an insurer with the noble objective of helping people in need. Benenden healthcare is a remarkable exception and this not-for-profit society has served a lot of people with affordable healthcare. Established in 1905, this society now has over 940000 members. And who can become a member? Anyone…

Smoking – The Anatomy of a Cigarette Puff

The scene with a filthy, unshaven goon holding his Uzi, taking a last suck on his almost rented cigarette, throwing it to the pavement and grinding it with his boots, and delivering a crisp punchline before pulling the trigger, has become an icon of the tormented hero ready to do extraordinary things despite having problems…

Oxytocin and Stress

Stress is a dangerous aspect of human life – at its worse it can kill, at best it drives people to acts of intension brave. There is a tendency in humans towards a 'fight or flight' response to situations that threaten the status quo – fighting simply means doing something about the issue, flight means,…

Type 2 Diabetes – Add Whole Grains To Your Diet Plan

There is a plethora of nutritional advice or information available in magazines, on the web, and anywhere you can spot advertising. On your way to work alone, you may pass by a billboard advertising a supplement, a nutritional service, or a product related to eating. How often are you presented with a suggestion of this…

Obesity and War Against Your Favorite Foods

Do you notice excess weight around your mid-section? If you are someone that has noticed certain changes in your body and want to do something about it, you are definitely not alone. Through the past decade obesity has spread more rapidly throughout the world each day. America is one of the leading countries in the…

Chronic Kidney Failure Stages – Stages 1 to 5 Explained

Chronic kidney failure stages are ranked from stage 1 to stage 5. If you have chronic kidney failure, your kidneys are slowly losing their ability to remove wastes and excess water from your blood. The condition is progressive meaning it gets worse over time. However, you can live with the condition for years before symptoms…

6 Health Benefits of Meditation

For hundreds of years, meditation has been used around the world as an effective way to deal with a lot of psychological issues and achieve relaxation. During the olden times, the Himalayan monks used meditation and discovered loads of benefits that it offers. Nowadays, more and more people are turning to this technique for spiritual…

Investing in the Mass Marketing of Diabetes Reversal

The problem has not been reversing diabetes. Since 1999, with the breakthrough 'Edmonton Protocol,' reversal of diabetes has been clinically proven to work. More than 80 percent of diabetics under this transplant surgery were 'insulin free,' after three years. But, the hurdle which has eluded researchers so far is the ability to provide broad commercial…

How to Fix Performance Anxiety

If you suffer from erectile dysfunction, chances are it's a result of performance anxiety. To fix performance anxiety, you should first have a solid understanding of it. In most cases, it commonly affects those inexperienced at sex, insecure with themselves, or uncomfortable with their partner. It occurs when you become so nervous that your body…

Hard Drive History

The hard drive is an important part of modern day computing, because it allows for information to be stored and then accessed at a later point. However, the modern day drive has its roots in technology that was developed over 50 years ago. The first drive was developed in 1956 and resembled what would look…

Hemophilia – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Hemophilia is not the name of a single disease but many integrated bleeding disorders. This disease is inherited and it involves a large amount of bleeding. This term involves both kinds of hemophilia, including hemophilia A and B. The only difference between them is of the gene mutation. This gene mutation causes bleeding. Since these…

Childhood Obesity – Taking Growth Into Account

Being overweight is difficult enough for a child. Adding a low calorie diet to it can be more than just uncomfortable. Without help it could also be unhealthy. Standard Adult Diet Rules : It's fairly simple. Calories in need to be lower than calories out. There are some foods that bought to be avoided and…