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Why Is It Safer For Men To Urinate Sitting Down?

Added August 26, 2015, Under: Doctors, Drugs, Men's Health

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This might be a completely new concept for you to consider. But it is not without its merit. Many guys tend to think of those that sit down to urinate as being less masculine and some who do are even afraid to come out and admit it - they stay in the closet. But there is no need for such shyness because there are a host of health benefits in having a sitting down habit. Thirty percent of males in Japan are ...

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Sexual Enhancement For Women To Be Available In A Pill?

Added August 21, 2015, Under: Drugs, Nutrition, Technology, Women's Health

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Just about everyone has heard of Viagra and it has been around and available for nearly 20 years. Now there is a version for women which is going on the market in the US on prescription from mid October 2015.  Viagra of course is a that little blue pill. The female version will, not surprisingly, be pink. How does it work? Viagra expands the blood flow to the genitals. This new drug (to be known as Addyi) is manufactured with the aim of boosting ...

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Insomnia & Is There A Link With Brain Damage & Alzheimer’s?

Added August 6, 2015, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health, Vitamin D

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Sleep has always been known as a restorative and healing tool. But of course to make that tool work correctly, you will need a really good night's sleep. As if to emphasize the importance of restorative sleep, researchers have now discovered that too little sleep could cause brain damage and even accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's. According to neuroscientist Dr. Sigrid Veasey (an associate professor of Medicine and a member of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology at the Perelman School ...

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Back Problems? Time To Take A Stand

Added May 4, 2015, Under: Drugs, Environment, Exercise, How To, Inflammation

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Suffering from back pain is such a common occurrence and, while for the millions who suffer from chronic low back pain there is no one certain cure, help is at hand by finding what works for them often through trial and error.  We have written an earlier post here on alternative pain solutions. Here are our suggestions 1. Release those healing endorphins which are hormones made naturally in the body that can be as strong as any pain meds because, when released, ...

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Changing The Chorus On Cholesterol, At Last!

Added March 29, 2015, Under: Doctors, Drugs, Health, Nutrition

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Exactly a year ago, I was saying on this blog that cholesterol has been the so called “big baddy” on the health scene for several decades, with the mainstream media and the medical profession alike urging you to cut back on animal fat and switch to low fat products in order to lower your cholesterol – while at the same time taking prescription statins. We also pointed out that, in fact, the exact opposite was the way to go as one ...

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Vitamin B12 & Why Do We Need It?

Added February 27, 2015, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health

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Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is often known as our “memory-boosting, brain health” nutrient. But that is not all, we also need sufficient levels of B12 to: 1. Convert carbohydrates into the glucose used by the body for energy. 2. Prevent the brain shrinkage - a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. 3. Regulate the nervous system for a reduction in depression and anxiety. 4. Spark cellular reproduction to renew the health of hair, skin and nails. 5. Work with vitamin B9 (also known as ...

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Should Hormone Replacement Therapy Go Hand In Hand With The Menopause?

Added February 18, 2015, Under: Doctors, Drugs, Women's Health

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Every so often the subject of hormone replacement therapy comes up in the media and, just last week, here in the UK, there was a report that fifty two separate studies had found that hormone replacement therapy increases the risk of ovarian cancer - with an extra case for every one thousand women taking the drugs for five years from the age of fifty. The report quoted various sources as saying “this was a "modest increase on a relatively uncommon cancer" ...

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Dementia & The Link With Pharmaceuticals

Added January 31, 2015, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health

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Dementia is a gradual decline of how the brain functions where it slowly interferes with a person's ability to carry out the normal tasks of daily living. Although there are around 100 different types of dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common form, affecting 62% of those living with dementia. Sadly, the number of people with dementia is steadily increasing. Dementia and medications Now, a study has linked common medications to dementia. However 4 out of 5 of the types of treatments ...

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Cherries or Cherry Juice to Combat Those Insomnia Blues

Added December 15, 2014, Under: Drugs, Environment, Health, How To

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Isn't it great when you can drink a delicious beverage and it turns out to be healthy and good for you too? One such drink is pure, natural cherry juice which is the perfect alternative to fresh cherries when the latter are not in season – basically for ten months of the year. During the other two months, treat yourself to some fresh cherries as these are a great source of melatonin, making the perfect bedtime snack. In fact studies ...

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Why You Should Avoid Antibiotics When Treating Rosacea

Added October 29, 2014, Under: Drugs, Exercise, Nutrition, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

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Medical doctors will often prescribe antibiotics, when you present with the symptoms of rosacea, suggesting you continue with one type for up to three months before trying a different type. We would like to explain why this is not a good idea nor the best solution. But first, what are the symptoms of rosacea? Rosacea is pronounced roh-ZAY-sha and causes facial redness and spots together with flushing. It typically affects the cheeks, nose and forehead and, though it’s not painful, it can be ...

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