Month: February 2012

What are worst foods for heartburn

The Worst Foods for Heartburn Sufferers

If you are one of those poor souls who suffer from heartburn whatever you eat, you know what hell eating can be. You never know what will trigger your heartburn and that awful burning in the throat and stomach and sour taste in your mouth. Going out for a nice dinner scares you because it […]

Patient consulting a doctor

Cholesterol Facts

Did you know that you need cholesterol to keep your body healthy? It makes up the cell walls so that they hold their shape and protect the organelles inside. The myelin sheath that protects the nerves is made of cholesterol, and it helps build many of the hormones your body could not function without.

Attain Your Ideal Weight by Increasing Your Metabolism

Does attainment of your ideal weight seem to get further away with each passing day? The best way to stop feeling discouraged and depressed is to move your metabolism from turtle slow up the scale to rabbit fast.

Massaging Over-Stressed Muscle Benefits – New Evidence

Massage has been used for years to move lactic acid out of muscle tissue to reduce pain and inflammation after workouts, but new research indicates that is not the reason massage works. Science Translation Medicine, Feb 2012 has reported on a study in which muscle biopsies were performed on individuals who had undergone strenuous exercise. […]

Sleep Your Way to Weight Loss

We know that more than 65 percents of Americans are overweight. It is also well known that about the same percentage does not get required eight hours of sleep. Coincidence? Scientists say no. A study conducted by Dr. Karine Spiegel and her team from the Universit © Claude Bernard in Lyon, France, shows that insufficient […]

Understanding BMI and BMR

Using a BMI Calculator BMI, or Body Mass Index, is a measurement attained by calculating a person’s weight and dividing it by the square of their height. This does not actually measure fat, just where your weight falls on a chart as it pertains to your height. The categories that you may fall into on […]

How To Cut Your Healthcare Costs? Don’t Get Sick!

In 2007, Americans spent $2.24 trillion on health care. An average American family of four spent about $16,700. What is even scarier is the fact that these costs are growing much faster than an average income.  We can despair, move to Canada where the health care is free, or do something about it. And that […]

ovulation and fertilization

Calculating Ovulation Time

Most women do not think much about ovulation unless they are trying to get pregnant, or are trying not to get pregnant. Using estimated ovulation time as a contraceptive method is not a good idea and there are many babies that can attest to that. But, if you want to conceive, you need to know […]


Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Prevention

UTIs occur when bacteria invades the urinary tract. It can begin in the kidneys, but most often bacteria find its way up the urethra into the bladder. This is because the urethra is an open channel to the inside of your body. Women get UTIs more often than men do simply because men have a […]

Autism in children

Is Your Kid Autistic?

We watch our babies grow and all we dream of is for them to become healthy, happy, normal human beings. We hate it when our friends” â„¢ and neighbors” â„¢ kids of the same age do something or learn something before our kids. We know that all kids are different and even our pediatrician tells […]