Month: October 2009

Is It Time To Try A Facial Mask?

Masks have been used by women for centuries to either hydrate and soothe or remove oils from the skin. Peoples from different regions tried different materials to make their masks. For instance, people in Egypt used mud and clay while Europeans used milk and raw egg.

Depression and Aging

Depression is a mental condition that has emotional repercussions. According to Webster’s dictionary depression is: a psychoneurotic or psychotic disorder marked especially by sadness, inactivity, difficulty in thinking and concentration, a significant increase or decrease in appetite and time spent sleeping, feelings of dejection and hopelessness, and sometimes suicidal.

Counting Calories

Many people think that when they decide it’s time to lose weight, they have to count every single calorie that touches their lips. This really isn’t necessary. In fact, it could become quite tedious and cause you to give up.

Body Building Diet

In body building, your diet is one of the most effective weapons you can have if you want to achieve maximum potential. Diet is so important to the body builder as it not only supplies the body with the energy needed to perform your exercises as well as giving you the nutrients you need to […]

Achilles Tendon Injury

The Achilles tendon is one of the largest tendons that anchor muscle to bone and certainly one of the most vulnerable. The Achilles tendon attaches proximally (closest to the head) to the end of the calf muscles and distally (furthest from the head) to the calcaneous or tip of the heel bone. Movement of the […]

Muscular Disease and Eye Focusing Problems

It stands to reason that there will be a relationship between muscular disease and eye focusing problems, since the eye is a muscle and can be affected as well.

Anorexia Statistics

Anorexia nervosa is a psychiatric disorder that involves the inability to eat due to fear of excess weight gain. A person with this disorder is typically a young female between the ages of 15 and 23, although studies have included all age groups and males as well. The anorexic has a distorted image and even […]

10 Tips to Break Free From Stress

By now you realize that you cannot control stress and that, as long as you live in the world, you are going to encounter some sort of stress in your life. You have probably learned the types of stress that you have encountered as well as the types of stress that you were able to […]

What is Anxiety & Who Suffers

Imagine that you are standing on the road and a semi truck is heading directly to you. And you cannot move. You are paralyzed. You know what is going to happen but you can do NOTHING.

Waterworks: drink lots of water for good health and fitness

Beautiful water! It fills you up, has no calories, and is essential to your health —it makes you look great too, plumping out your skin and helping your eyes to sparkle.