Month: February 2010

Looking Fab Over 40

It’s a sad but true fact that so many women over forty feel invisible.  An attractive, well dressed woman came up to me and told me that the thing she hated most about becoming older was that she felt invisible. She explained how, everywhere you look, you see woman in their twenties and thirties being […]

woman doctor measuring blood pressure of patient

High Blood Pressure Signs

Blood pressure is the measure of the force of blood against arteries. Do you have high blood pressure? Do you know what are common symptoms and signs of high blood pressure?

Dreaming of a Marathon

A marathon is the ultimate dream for many runners. People who have been running for years and some that have never run a day in their life love the idea of finishing a marathon. There seems to be something magical about the concept of a marathon, almost as if it seems super-human to compete in […]

Rapid Weight Loss Tips

In order to make the most of your weight loss program, finding the most effective ways to burn fat will maximize your results and minimize your waistline! Follow these 10 tips for fat burning if you want to lose weight and lead a healthier way of life.

Acid Reflux – Is It Just Indigestion?

Acid Reflux is the liquid in the stomach regurgitating into the esophagus (gullet). Much of this liquid is acid produced in the stomach which is harmful to the walls of the esophagus. Reflux happens to most people but because we spend much of our time upright, gravity ensures that the liquid returns to the stomach […]

After Cancer Treatment Health Tips

If you or someone you know has a history of cancer, it is important to be aware of the potential health consequences from cancer and its treatment. Frequently, patients and families are not informed or do not recall discussions that occurred during the stress-filled days after diagnosis about such potential problems as pain, depression, infertility […]

Gambling Good for your Brain

As we get older we stop using parts of our brain and these areas become weaker and can lead to faster senility, but there are things that can help slow down this process and kelp keep your brain strong well into the latter years of your life.

Acne Prevention

Reports show that over 90 percent of all adolescents and almost 25 percent of all adults are acne sufferers. And although acne affects about 50 percent of all adult women, acne does affect males and females worldwide, regardless of nationality.  Here are 5 tips to help with acne prevention and treatment and skin maintenance. They […]

Argh! Computers

If you have been wondering what happened to us the last couple of weeks (I can hope can’t I?). We had a pretty significant server disaster as our nifty systems hard drive decided to slowly destroy itself and not tell anyone. Of course by the time we discovered it, we had a big mess on […]

Is stress affecting your weight loss battle?

Stress brought on by dieting is added to the personal and work life stresses that we face every day, often resulting in a “vicious cycle” of increased stress and increased food intake. People under stress tend to engage in self-defeating and unhealthy behaviors such as binge eating and there is strong biologic evidence that stressed-out […]