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General Health
Good health is of prime importance to all of us. We need to be healthy, filled with abundant energy, sound sleep, and fit and disease free body, which will give us a sense of overall well being. In order to be fit and healthy we need to practice heal...
Its common these days to see people buying up vitamin C tabs, pills, and chewables at the beginning of cold and flu season. While some swear by the immune system boosting properties some still question whether these supplements really help. There a...
A deficiency of vitamin E is rare in humans. Vitamin E is present in many of the foods we eat on a daily basis, Wheat, Sunflower seeds, Hazelnuts, Soybean oil (Soy is present in just about every packaged product on the market), Broccoli and etc. Th...
Recent studies have shown that smoking and taking Beta Carotene supplements do not go together. Beta Carotene is an antioxidant, which means that it inactivates free radicals in the body. In the process it oxidizes and can become a kind of pro-oxida...
Folic acid is considered an essential nutrient because it cannot be made by the human body. It is required by the body for essential processes. Folic acid helps the body to create and maintain DNA and RNA, which is the building blocks of all life. ...
The health benefits of vitamin E are well documented. Much has been written about the potential link between vitamin E and heart health. Similarly, an anecdotal association between libido and this vitamin has often been claimed. Scientists have con...
There are three fundamental vitamins which work in conjunction to help the human body synthesize DNA and RNA: Vitamin B6, vitamin B12 and folic acid. Hair is part of the epidermal layer and therefore part of the integumentary system--the bodys larges...
The aptly named common cold hits nearly every one of us on a regular basis and once a single family member has it, it can spread quickly and viciously. While the cold itself is relatively harmless it still presents almost crippling symptoms. The comm...
Most standard medical treatments fail to cure or give lasting relief to some of these disorders. This makes it so frustrating for those with these diseases since even dermatologist and doctors find it difficult to find a cure for them.Finding a treat...
Acidophilus, a beneficial bacteria, can offer us protection from harmful bacteria. It is essential to maintaining good health and guards against some harmful organisms. Normally, acidophilus is found in the intestines where it promotes a healthy inte...
Statistics give us more and more information related to sudden cardiac arrests and other heart failures. More and more people and in earlier and earlier stages of their life die of a heart disease. Statistics, in the US alone, are extremely alarming:...
Astragalus Astragalus MembranaceusBotanical Name: Astragalus membranaceusCommon Names: Milk-vetch root, Huang-Qi, Yellow Vetch, Bok KayAstragalus root has been used as one of the primary immune boosters in China for many centuries. It is also known a...
Photovoltaic and photographic equipment use selenium for its chemical properties. The glass industry uses it for a pigment which imparts red color to glass and enamel. First identified in 1817 by Jons Jakob Berzeleus; selenium is named for the Gree...
Cholesterol, a yellowish fatty substance, is one of the essential ingredients of the body. Although it is essential to life, it has a bad reputation, being a major villain in heart disease. Every person with high blood cholesterol is regarded as a po...
Question : I HAVE the tendency of getting tonsillitis very often and my doctor has advised me to remove my tonsils. Each time when my tonsils are sore, my doctor would prescribe antibiotics. I don't believe this will help in the long term as I keep g...
The Rapid Response blood glucose meter is FDA cleared & CLIA waived. It reads results within 7 seconds, needs only 0.7 microliter blood sample, supports alternate site testing, requires no-cleaning and indicates ketone warning. With the large LCD scr...
The oldest living person, Gertrude Baines, just turned 115. The California resident was born April 6, 1894, in Shellman, Georgia, to parents who were born into slavery. As People.com reports: Baines enjoys lifes simple pleasures, such as extra crispy...
The emergency first aid protocol for an unconscious person on whom both breathing and pulse cannot be detected is called cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It is a combination of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and chest compressions. This kind of mou...
CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) classes range from the traditional, wherein you have to attend classes from anywhere between four to six hours or online classes that have additional hands-on skill classes. Most courses teach how to recognize an e...
In an emergency if you have to provide CPR for an adult (anyone over 8 years old) there are some basic instructions to be followed. First you must call emergency services immediately by dialing 911. Ensure that the scene is safe for you to help. If a...
CPR is the artificial method of circulating blood and oxygen through a body and attempting to keep the brain alive. The survival rate for patients on whom CPR was performed within four to eight minutes is ten percent. More than 650,000 people die ann...
The depression feels like a black curtain of despair coming down over their lives. Teenage years are always a troubling time, with the numerous physical, emotional, psychological and social changes that come with this stage of life.About four out of...
DHA is the most biologically useful omega 3 fatty acid. Over the past year sellers of dietary supplements have promoted various forms of DHA-containing oils such as krill oil or green-lipped mussel as superior to DHA-containing fish oil. The purpose ...
The immune systems are defending our body many diseases are responsible for prevent entry into our body undesirable and dangerous individuals (viruses, batteries, allergens ...). When one of those diseases get into our body, immune come on alert and ...