Month: February 2009

Cancer Warning Signs

Here is a list not to scare you but to help you be aware of the warning signs of cancer.  If you are experiencing any of the signs listed visit your doctor and tell him your concerns.  When cancer is caught early there are many successful treatments available.

Staying Fit with Friends

Did you ever wonder what makes people become dedicated to going to the gym on a regular basis?  I have to admit, I still wonder the same thing myself.  At times, I would rather have somebody punch me in the face than to get up and go to the gym by myself.  Even though there […]

Postpartum Depression: Levels, Factors, and Help

Postpartum depression or baby blues — the meaning is the same and the results are the same.  Postpartum depression is a very real event and emotional condition that woman who have delivered a new child can experience throwing their entire lives into upheaval.

Microban® & Microbes = Germ Warfare

If you are anything like me you occasionally watch a HGTV or DIY network show and you see homes remodeled and improved.  Lately they have had numerous products with Microban ® protection.  Sounds impressive but what are they talking about?

The 3 Stages of Alzheimer”s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and a neurological brain disorder.  It not only affects the patient, the patient’s family and friends, but also consumes the energy, physically and mentally, of the caregiver.  There are 3 main Alzheimer disease stages.

Skin Care – Inside Out

Experts say that the skin is the benchmark for the body’s health. Healthy skin also an indicator of good health, so taking good care of your body not only gives you great skin but give you good health in general.

Anorexia, Media and Fashion

Anorexia is an eating disorder that evolves from either a distorted body image or the desire to control the environment.  Often the sufferers are women in their teens or early twenties but men also fall victim to this disease.  Many also theorize that the control of the environment and distorted body image are influenced by […]

Safe Exercise in the Cold

There are so many fun reasons for being outside in cold weather.  If you are lucky enough to live where there is snow there are a myriad of activities that beckon you outside; sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, or maybe just snow shoveling.  All of these are fun and great exercise but we need to […]