Month: May 2009

Crucial Indicators To Recognize ADHD Symptoms And Types

ADHD is generally referred to as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is a very familiar psychological behavioral disorder affecting children around the globe.

Weight Loss Surgery For Treating Severe Obesity

People suffering from severe obesity are susceptible to many health problems. Weight loss surgery or Bariatric surgery can help to treat this chronic condition by restricting food intake or interrupting digestive processes in patients suffering from severe obesity. As with any other surgical procedure, this treatment too has its own benefits and risks, which must […]

Kitchen Remedies For Sunburn

Sunburn incidences generally increase in summer. Often, inadequate protection or overzealous sunbathing results in sunburn. Before knowing the home remedies and the cures available, it is important to understand how sunburns are caused and why adequate sun protection is a must whenever you are out in the sun.

Alternatives To Breast Milk As Your Baby Grows

If breast milk has now been the manna of your child’s life for the last few months, and you think that now would be the best time to initiate the switch to solid foods? Then here are a few things you need to be aware of as you commence this undertaking.

Middle Age Arthritis – When You Least Expect It

While a few cases of arthritis may be seen in the below thirty age group, research has shown that arthritis predominantly affects the middle aged. Doctors, however say that the disease starts affecting your joints from as early as the late twenties, early thirties. The only thing is that we do now know of this, […]

Introduction to Pre-Diabetes by LeeAnn Smith

Pre-diabetes is the condition that is often seen before the onset of type II diabetes. This occurs when blood sugar levels are high, but not elevated enough to warrant a diagnosis of diabetes. There are 57 million people in the Unites States with pre-diabetes.

Swine Flu – Its Origin

Swine flu is a pervasive disease that has been impacting large number of people in America. This disease is mainly caused due to a certain influenza virus commonly referred to as Swine Influenza Virus (SIV).

Why Is Swine Flu Dangerous…Precautions To Avoid It

Swine Influenza is a respiratory disease caused by the Influenza A, H1N1 virus. But now, some people in the US have been infected with this disease. The outbreak started in Mexico and now there are reports of people in various countries being infected with the swine flu. This disease is highly contagious, and the virus […]

Female Hair Loss – The Problem And Fixing It!

Hair loss or alopecia is more common in men than women. Hence, the problem of female hair loss cannot be ignored. The concern is critical for women as their hair is associated with their beauty. Hair loss can cause not only various complexes in the fairer sex but also lead to an identity crisis. This […]

Stroke Awareness Month – Aiming To Educate The Public On Preventing Strokes

In 1989, during his tenure as the President of the United States, George Bush proclaimed the month of May as the National Stroke Awareness Month to develop public awareness about the causes, risks and effects of strokes. Since then, the month of May has been observed as the National Stroke Awareness Month within the United […]