This Less Well Known Herbal Supplement Can Boost Your Immune System |

Added November 22, 2010, Under: Diseases, Health

This herb known as astragalus has been used as a remedy for weakness, edema, respiratory infections, diabetes, night sweats, diarrhea, heart disease and high blood pressure in traditional Chinese medicine for over four thousand years. Medical journals even suggest that this herb may be a useful stimulant for the immune system helping the body to resist and combat various diseases. And if you have a strong immune system as the basic building block for good health, everything else falls into ...


Is This Common Female Condition Affecting You? |

Added November 20, 2010, Under: Diseases, Women's Health

You might be putting up with the symptoms of endometriosis without realizing that you are suffering from this condition, perhaps needlessly. One of the most common symptoms is having extremely painful menstrual cycles and many just regard such pain as part of being female. Endometriosis may not be a well known condition to you but it actually affects millions of women of all ages and is where the uterine tissue (known as the endometrium) begins to grow outside of the uterus ...


Should You Be Worried If You Drink This Beverage? |

Added , Under: Diets, Diseases, Health, Weight Loss

  Diet sodas have become extremely popular in recent decades particularly amongst those who love to drink a soda but worry about the sugar content. They feel that when they drink a diet soda, they are going for the healthier option. Nothing could be further from the truth Diet Coke is the number one selling diet soda in the world – very available and very cheap - but packed into that brightly colored can is a frightening cocktail of toxins and potential disease. It ...


Reduce, Recycle, Re-use & Now Re-think |

Added November 18, 2010, Under: Environment, Technology

There are 3 new Rs out there to replace Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic and of course they are Reduce, Recycle and Re-use. Wherever you live, you need to be aware of what you can and cannot re-cycle as putting something into a recycling bin that then contaminates the whole load can mean that much of your carefully separated waste ends up on landfill anyway. Most of the time I live in South Africa but over the past few months I have spent ...


This Popular Veggie Really Does Help You To See In The Dark & More |

Added November 8, 2010, Under: Health, Nutrition, Parents

One of the most popular of vegetables and children like them too because they taste sweet and crunchy. So carrots are not just for Peter Bunny and his friends! Most of us know them as being that rich orange color but they are also grown in other colors – such as white, yellow, red or purple. If you can eat them in their rainbow range of colors, then all the better because the health benefits of carrots include reducing cholesterol, ...


An Update On The HPV Vaccine & Should You Or Shouldn’t You? |

Added November 5, 2010, Under: Diseases, Doctors, Health, Parents, Technology

This week is Vaccine Awareness Week and a good opportunity for us all to find out more about vaccines - the good, the bad and the ugly. There is plenty of all three. One of the most controversial vaccines has been the HPV and you will find many convincing arguments both for and against this one on the internet. Norma Erickson is a freelance writer who describes herself as being dedicated to providing complete and current information regarding all aspects of the ...


So What is All the Fuss About Antioxidants? |

Added November 3, 2010, Under: Diseases, Environment, Health, Nutrition

For some years, research has been trying to determine the role of antioxidants in preventing cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's and other conditions as well as boosting the immune system. Antioxidants provide a layer of protection for the cells and tissues of our bodies. Antioxidants help to guard against free radical damage We all know that we need to breathe in oxygen – it is vital for all of our essential body functions. Constantly on the move in our blood stream, oxygen is delivered ...


What You Need To Know About The Chickenpox Vaccine & Its Link To Increased Shingles Outbreaks |

Added November 2, 2010, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Health, Parents, Technology

I was very interested to read a long article on chickenpox and shingles by Dr Mercola today, and obviously others were too as so many comments were posted at the end. What made it so intriguing was that it looks as if the vaccine, now given to many young children against chickenpox, has resulted in a huge increase in shingles cases in adults. How can you develop shingles You cannot develop shingles unless you have had chickenpox - the virus usually remains ...

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