Month: March 2009

Facts On Physical Training At Altitude

Since ages, humans had endeavored to conquer the mountains. From Sir Edmund Hillary to Stacey Allison (First American Woman to climb Mount Everest), to various other gallant warriors who conquered altitude, pushing the normal limits of the body has, in fact, become a challenging game.

Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachment is often referred to as detached retinal or a retinal tear. The retina is the membrane that lies against the back wall of the eye. This light sensitive tissue is responsible for sending images through electrical impulses to the brain.

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Quit Smoking: Benefit Timeline

March 31 is Kick Butts Day.   Do you need to quit smoking? Do you need some motivation to do so? In just 20 minutes after quitting you improve your health. Look over the timeline below that outlines the health benefits you will realize when you finally quit smoking.

Make The Most Of Save Your Vision Month

Save Your Vision month is held every March and aims to increase awareness regarding good eye care. Organized by the American Optometric Association, the main focus of this event is to encourage more people to go for regular eye exams. With computers becoming an everyday part of people’s lives, the risk of eye strain and […]

Colorectal Screening Procedures – What They Are And Why They Are Important

Colorectal screening procedures are more important than many people think them to be. The truth is that studies have shown colorectal cancer to be the second biggest cancer killer in both men and women. What makes this all the more unfortunate is that a large number of these deaths could have been prevented with colorectal […]

How To Increase Back Flexibility

When we exercise, we should give special attention to our back. Our spine is full of joints that perform the important function of supporting our whole body. As a result the spine can suffer from many problems like pain due to improper posture or sudden movement.

How To Buy A Good Walking Shoe

Walking is one of the most common exercises. A daily walk rejuvenates both the mind and body. When you buy walking shoes you must give priority to comfort over style. If you take a look at your feet you will understand the areas where they need support while walking.

Pet Allergies – How To Manage Them Effectively?

Per allergies refer to a condition when the immune system of a person overreacts when the person is exposed to pets. Pets may include one or more of breeds like cats, dogs, rabbits, mice or rats. Most people exhibit symptoms of pet allergies when they touch these animals or come in close contact with them.

Watch out, Exercise And Hunger Are Related!

If you think your hunger has nothing to do with exercise, think again! Exercise creates an impact on your appetite. It can either increase or decrease it, depending on the intensity of workout, environment and body temperature, and of course your gender.

Simple Skin Care for Male Facial Skin

Facial skin care has always been considered an area of interest for women. Majority of men do not pay much attention to their skin apart from cleaning the face with soap and the regular routine of shaving. In fact, many don’t even bother about using a ‘mild’ soap. And at the most some may apply […]