It is surprisingly common for people of all ages to have a fear of heights. This phobia is known as acrophobia.
When such a fear is experienced, it can also lead to anxiety and panic attacks. It is said that some three to six percent of people suffer from acrophobia and it is even considered normal for many to feel nervous and tense when high up - with young children and animals having an innate fear of falling.
We share more information about the symptoms and how you can help to overcome this phobia.
The whole problem with Vitamin D is that you cannot get much of this vital vitamin from what you eat.
And added to that is, although the medical profession are in agreement that raising your vitamin D levels is a good thing, they continue to recommend laughably low recommendations for vitamin D intake in solving the ongoing deficiency epidemic. Higher vitamin D intake will also help to reduce adverse health conditions.
Find out more about the importance of testing your levels and how to go about increasing your vitamin D intake...
It is important to have a mole checked by a dermatologist if you notice changes in a mole's color, height, size or shape or if they they bleed, ooze, itch or become tender or painful.
However, the good news is that it is rare for a mole to be suspicious or dangerous. The exception being those that look different than other existing moles or those that first appear after age of twenty five.
A scar is a mark left on the skin after a wound or injury has healed. Scars are of course a natural part of the healing process and the good news is that most scars will fade. However, they will never disappear completely.
Scientists at the University College London in the UK have been doing research, finding that when bandages are infused with casein, which is a protein found in cow's milk and currently used as a weight-training supplement, can significantly speed up would healing when compared with normal dressings. But this is not the only natural remedy for wound healing, we also take a look at Manuka honey which has had a similar reputation for centuries.