Month: October 2009

How does Stress and Anxiety Affect Your Body?

The physical psychological symptoms of stress are varied. They happen when the stress is positive (marriage/birth) or negative (job loss / death). Your body doesn’t recognize the difference between the two types of stress and you end up with the same physical psychological symptoms of stress.

Eye Injuries

Sports cause more than 40,000 eye injuries each year. Interestingly more than 90% can actually be prevented. You might think that basketball and baseball are some of the safest sports to play but they actually result in the most eye injuries followed closely by water sports and racquet ball sports.

Benefits of Abstinence

Marriage is an institution that has been sacred for centuries. Today it has become more of a legally binding contract between two adults who have intentions of spending the rest of their lives together. The part that is legally binding allows the pair to enjoy some financial benefits to help them raise their children but […]

Stretch Marks Facts and Fiction

Stretch marks are slightly depressed linear marks with varying length and breadth found on certain parts of the body in conditions like pregnancy, obesity, puberty etc due to the excessive stretching of skin for a long period.

Managing ADD – 8 Must Have Skills

A lot of grow ups with ADD perceive themselves constantly weighed down with everyday life. This means that they in general wake up feeling like they are behind the schedule on all the things they have to do, use up the entire day on high speed so as to get all those things completed, and […]

Body Building for Fitness

People undertake the sport of body building for all sorts of reasons, but fitness is probably the biggest one of all. There’s no doubt that people who take the time to focus on the muscles in their body and honing them to a chiseled state are probably among the most fit of athletes. We can […]

Inexpensive Ways to Increase Fitness

It is not necessary to enroll at local gyms or build a home gym for improving fitness and health. Face it, you do not have to spend a lot of money to be fit you just have to get moving. Here are some ideas to jump start your fitness for little to no money.

Keep your Ankles Healthy

A sprained ankle is most likely something you’ve experienced before. They are so common that researchers estimate that over 20,000 happen each and every day. And you don’t have to be an athlete to experience a sprained ankle. In fact you don’t even have to be doing anything that resembles activity. Just the act of […]

8 Tips for Health & Happiness

Human nature tends to cause us to put off things that we perceive as difficult. But you can get started on your way to a healthier happier you by following these 8 tips.

After Effects of Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that affects mostly girls and women with the majority in their teens and early twenties when it develops. With strong therapy and long-term programs many of these girls have a chance of recovering from this psychological disorder that drives them to become thinner and thinner while not recognizing the […]