How To Prevent Or Cure A Hangover Naturally This Festive Season |

Added November 30, 2009, Under: Exercise, Headaches & Migraines, How To

Young people in the UK have gained an unwelcome reputation worldwide for heavy drinking and even binge drinking sessions. Many tourist spots in Europe have to cope with the influx of teens and twenties intent on partying their holiday away and consuming as much liquor as they can. And of course frequently, they end up in trouble with the authorities. Some UK statistics Now the Department of Health in England has found that one in five people admitted to exercising to “make up” for ...


Could the End be in Sight for those Infamous Superbugs? |

Added , Under: Environment, Technology

We have all heard the horror stories where people go into hospital for a routine operation or treatment and end up with a life threatening infection and the hospital superbug MRSA. Some statistics on the problem of superbugs in hospitals Currently, drug resistant types of bacteria cause approximately 37 000 deaths from hospital-induced infections every year in Europe while the Centre for Disease Control estimate that there are about 90 000 deaths per annum in the US. About 1 in 20 Americans will ...


How Can You Help Your Child to Get Relief from Eczema? |

Added November 27, 2009, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Skin Conditions

With the winter in the Northern hemisphere comes the extra dryness, both inside and out, that exacerbates the problems endured by eczema sufferers of all ages. More about eczema Eczema is a type of inflammatory skin condition and the symptoms include dryness, itching and reddened skin patches.  Worse still, the patches sometimes split and ooze clear fluid.  It is important to keep the skin moisturized with a daily skin care regimen particularly in the case of children who can develop this condition ...


Are Parents the Cause of Childhood Obesity? |

Added November 25, 2009, Under: Children's Health, Diets, Exercise, Parents, Weight Loss

I have been reading some interesting articles and research on children and teenagers, as well as their diets and exercise, today. What first caught my attention was the fact that a recent research comparing children in the 1980s to those of today found that most of today’s children's excess weight gain sets in before the age of five so that the path to obesity is there before school age. Professor Terry Wilkin of the Peninsula Medical School, Plymouth in the UK and ...


The Symptoms for a Heart Attack are the Same Whether You Are Male or Female |

Added , Under: Diets, Diseases, Exercise, Health

The warning signals of an imminent heart attack are: Pain in the chest Shortness of breath Nausea Sweating Fear And there is no gender difference in these signals according to Dr Beth Abramson of Canada’s Heart and Stroke Foundation who says: “Heart disease is an equal-opportunities killer.” Women can have further unique symptoms They are significantly more likely to report throat, jaw and neck pain as well The first thing most people feel is heaviness in the chest and we all need to be aware of that. There is a risk ...


Meditate For All The Right Reasons |

Added November 24, 2009, Under: Exercise, Health

Back in the late 1960s, meditation was all the rage when the Beatles and various other celebrities travelled to India to join transcendental meditation programs. This form of meditation had first been introduced by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1955. And during the 60s and 70s, he became a cult figure. Health benefits of Meditation Now US researchers have found that heart disease patients who practise meditation have reduced death rates - plus they also have significantly lower blood pressure than those who do ...


How People Live with Cystic Fibrosis |

Added November 23, 2009, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Exercise, Health

Although you may not even know anyone with this disease, I think it is important that we learn as much as we can about every condition that modern man has to put up with. Cystic Fibrosis is a life threatening inherited diseases and affects over 8 000 people in the UK and 30 000 in the US. The big problem is that many people carry the faulty gene that causes the condition and if two carriers have a child, then their baby ...


Anti-aging Is Not All About Miracle Creams! |

Added November 18, 2009, Under: Diets, Exercise, Health, Nutrition

Any women over the age of 30 needs to start thinking about strength training so that together with proper nutrition, they can look forward to a healthy and very productive life in later years. Although you cannot change the fact that you will age, women can control the rate at which that aging happens. It is no longer the case that women should decrease their activity as they grow older - thinking that it is right and proper to grow old ...


Hemorrhoids Are Not All Gloom And Doom! |

Added November 16, 2009, Under: Diets, Exercise, Health, Pregnancy

  Half the population in the US suffer from hemorrhoids at some time in their lives. When hemorrhoids are mild and in their early stages, they are easy to treat at home. If they are not treated, and become severe or chronic, then more drastic measures are needed. Natural remedies Today many people are looking for more natural treatments for various conditions – to get away from chemicals – and the good news is that such natural treatments are readily available for hemorrhoids.  If you ...


Would You Like to Know What is Living on Your Hands? |

Added November 11, 2009, Under: Diseases, Environment, Health

Two new facts emerged from a study on bacteria This was carried out by the University of Colorado. That women have more diverse hand bacteria than men and Hand washing meant that some groups of bacteria were reduced but others increased. All the education and advertising encouraging us to wash our hands to prevent the spread of flu may not make much difference after all! And what about sanitizers?  I wonder if the same results would occur with that too.  The researchers themselves said ...

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