Month: April 2009

Computer Workstation Posture – Some Quick Tips

Posture is the standing or sitting position of the body. When working on a computer workstation, one must take adequate care of posture. Many computer workstation users end up with health problems such as stress and strain on the muscles, tendons and skeletal system and are also susceptible to developing musculoskeletal disorders. Even good posture, […]

What is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?

Pelvic inflammatory disease is a chronic pelvic condition of the surrounding connective tissue and causing a chronic inflammation secondary to an infection. It is also one of the most preventable causes of infertility in the U.S. today. There are approximately 1 million new cases of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) diagnosed each year.

In Home Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is used as a primary or adjunctive treatment to treat various medical and surgical conditions. It is also an effective anti-aging treatment and is also used in the treatment of sports injury. Nowadays with the availability of portable hyperbaric chambers, patients no longer need to travel long distances in order to find […]

You Cannot Turn Body Fat Into Muscles!

Muscles and body fat are two distinct tissues. They have different structures, different functions, and react to workout in different ways. Therefore, as commonly perceived, you CANNOT turn fat into muscle or vice versa!

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Diabetic Nail Care

For people that have diabetes, it is vitally important that they learn to care for their nails. Your nails protect your fingers and toes from injury and trauma. Diabetics have decreased sensation in the fingers and toes, so it is critical that the nails are kept in good condition.

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Natural Remedies to Reduce Skin Pores

The problem of large skin pores is caused by over-secretion of oil by the oil glands. Thankfully, a number of medical treatments can help reduce the size of pores, thus making your skin appear firm and healthy. It is also important to follow a certain skincare regime so as to keep this problem at bay. […]

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Quick Tips To Soothe Eye Irritation

Eye irritation can be really bothersome. If you are suffering from it, I am sure you would want quick relief from those itchy, tired or blood shot eyes. There are both natural ways and medicines to relieve you from it and give you back your eyes. Depending on the kind of irritation that persists any […]

Regular Exercising Keeps Your Shoulders Healthy

The shoulder is actively used in most hand movements such as picking, pushing, pulling and throwing. The shoulder consists of shoulder joints and shoulder blades.

Is Parkinson”s Hereditary?

Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the body’s motor system. This disease affects the nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls muscle movement. Dopamine is a very important chemical in the brain that is responsible for sending signals that help coordinate the movement of your muscles. When Parkinson’s disease is present, the […]

Alcohol Awareness Month – Educating People On The Ill-Effects Of Alcoholism

To attract the attention of local communities to the detrimental effects of alcoholism and alcohol-related issues, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence declared the month of April as Alcohol Awareness Month in 1987. Ever since then, Alcohol Awareness Month has continued to reach out to the American public with a valuable message regarding […]