Why Psoriasis Sufferers Should Take This Vitamin

Added December 31, 2017, Under: Health, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

You many have heard of the skin condition known as Psoriasis and pronounced with a silent "p". It is a chronic disease of the immune system and can be very debilitating when cells build up on the surface of the skin, leading to thick and red scaly patches.  These patches can be both itchy and painful. Psoriasis is surprisingly common with up to 7.5 million people in the USA having this condition while some 30% of these also develop a form of ...


Gold Dust For Acne & Other Fairy Tales!

Added December 29, 2017, Under: Inflammation, Skin Conditions, Technology

There is a new alternative for acne symptoms being publicized - with patients being asked to test it for the manufacturers. The manufacturers are planning on curing acne with the help of gold dust. How will the test work? Scientists are looking for fifty volunteers (of all ages) to be part of a trial for testing the new therapy known as Sebacia. Already approved in the USA, the treatment is a face cream containing tiny particles of gold which is massaged into the affected ...


How Children & A Fish Supper Can Equal A Good Night’s Sleep

Added December 23, 2017, Under: Children's Health, How To, Insomnia, Vitamin D

Researchers have found that children who eat fish for supper at least once a week will sleep more soundly than those who do not. In the study, over 500 children (between the ages of 9 and 11) were asked how often they ate fish - options ranged from "never" to at least "once per week". The children also answered questions about their sleep quality, having to say how long they slept for, how frequently they woke up during the night and whether ...


Do You Ever Give Ear Wax a Second Thought?

Added December 21, 2017, Under: Doctors, Health, How To, Natural remedies

Obviously we all have ears and we all produce ear wax but do we ever give it much thought? Considered a bit of a nuisance by many, ear wax actually has a part to play. The color of ear wax can tell us about the state of our health While it protects the skin and the ear itself from both water and infections, the color of your wax can sometimes be an indication of something wrong. For example, normal ear wax ranges from light ...


Why Do Many Find They Sleep Better In A Cold Bedroom?

Added December 16, 2017, Under: Diseases

Whatever time of the year, our bodies like it cool at night - if the temperature is too high, this can cause interruption to our sleep. No one wants to suffer from sleep deprivation as, apart from meaning you cannot operate to your full capacity, it is said to be a leading cause of heart disease and obesity. It is worthwhile on every level to try and get a good night's sleep every night. Why is it better to sleep in a cold ...


Top Ten Tinsel Tips For Wrapping Christmas Gifts

Added December 14, 2017, Under: Environment, How To, Top 10

Whether it is Christmas, a birthday or any other special occasion, wrapping gifts is an important part of the celebrations. If you can gift wrap in a beautifully presented way, you will make the recipient feel extra special. But it can take a little bit of time and effort. We help you produce some uniquely wrapped special gifts with our top ten tips. And here they are... Try these top ten tips Get all your materials needed ready before you begin.  If you want a ...


How To Avoid Stretch Marks During Pregnancy & At Other Times

Added December 10, 2017, Under: How To, New Moms, Pregnancy, Skin Conditions

The first rule to avoid those stretch marks is to stay hydrated and keep your skin moisturized! Staying hydrated is good for your body all round, helping to prevent stretch marks by giving your skin enough moisture to stop them appearing when you gain weight or build muscles. The normal advice is to drink 8 glasses of water every day but the amount you need can vary from person to person - this is because it depends on the food you eat, ...


What Can We Do To Save The “Thank You” Letter?

Added December 6, 2017, Under: How To

Here in the UK, there is a publication called Debrett's that tells everyone how they should behave - they are the etiquette experts. And the media, up-and-coming business men and women, as well as the newly wealthy, are quick to rush to Debrett's when they need to know the right way to do things. Debrett's are emphatic on the subject of good manners. To them, a "thank you text" is considered unacceptable. In fact Debrett's even go so far as to say a text ...


How Can We Turn The Tide Of Childhood Obesity?

Added December 1, 2017, Under: Children's Health, Diets, Exercise, Parents

Over the past few years, we have often written on the subject of children and obesity, sharing suggestions on how to prevent this. And yet, has anything changed?  Sadly not. Of course obese and overweight children mean more obese and overweight adults. Recently I watched a video showing some 15 to 20 young girls dancing the "twist" back in the 1960s - and the first thing that struck me was how slim they ALL were.  If you put together a random and similar size ...


How to Avoid Health Hazards at Cosmetic Counters

Added November 26, 2017, Under: How To, Skin Conditions

Many of us will spend time at the cosmetics counter in the local department store.  Unfortunately, the ingredients in many cosmetics today can be toxic while microbiologist have known about the link between many beauty products and pathogens for decades. We can avoid such toxic ingredients by switching to a more natural type of cosmetic and beauty product. While the cosmetics themselves also contain preservatives to help slow down the growth of microbes, they can become contaminated if people use less-than-clean brushes, ...

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