As weight continues to increase in our population the increase of diseases that stem from overweight continue to rise. There are currently 4 million adults with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). NAFLD is when fat accumulates in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol. A recent study in the June issue of Hepatology reports that […]
Canker Sores are mouth ulcers that are caused by an adverse reaction to your own immune system. Canker sores are found only inside the mouth cavity. Adolescents and young adults seem to suffer the most but 30% of us will experience canker sores at some time in our life.
70 million Americans suffer bowel problems. According to the American Gastroenterological Association 46% of people surveyed reported that they have daily problems with digestion. These digestion problems can come in the form of heartburn, bloating, constipation, flatulence or nausea.
When you are exercising or playing in the summer heat there are some things you need to watch out for to avoid serious physical consequences. First let’s simplify the factors that affect heat stress on your body during exercise: Air Temperature; Humidity; Wind Velocity; Thermal Radiation.
I have recently started bowling in a women’s bowling league, which has turned out to be tons of fun and fellowship. When bowling you see an awful lot of backsides in all shapes and sizes. Which got me to thinking about when was the last time I had a critical look at my own backside? Aging and […]
People in industrialized countries today spend 90% of their lives inside buildings. Unfortunately studies show that the air inside these buildings is more polluted than the outdoor air in most cities and more than 80% of us live in cities.
3 out of every 4 women experience some level of Premenstrual Syndrome symptoms every month. So if you’ve experienced mood swings, food cravings, tender breasts, bloating, irritability and depression, back pain or cramping with your monthly cycle you are not alone. But the fact that PMS affects so many of us does not make dealing with the interruption […]
Did you know that 1 out of every 45 people will die in an accident? According to the National Safety Council (NSC) over 90,000 people die from accidents each year. The leading cause of death for 1 to 38 year olds is accidents! You have a 1 out of 100 lifetime odds of being killed in a motor-vehicle […]
One of the key ingredients for successfully managing your time is identifying your goals. Goals are what will keep you motivated and focused – both essential to being productive.