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- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Your cold could be something more
- (ARA) - Have you ever had a cold that just didn't seem to want to go away? If your ?cold? has lasted more than ten days, it could be something more -- you could have sinusitis. You may wish to check with your doctor to find out for sure.
Sinusitis is the inflammation of the tissues inside the sinus cavities in the forehead and behind the cheekbones. In recent years the number of sin...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - You are what you feel
- Copyright 2005 Mary Desaulniers
When Wordsworth described the Romantic mind as an ?Orphean lyre? played upon by the wind, he used an image that struck a chord in the Romantic Imagination, an image that unleashed a century of political, literary and social rebellion.
Why did the image of the lyre speak so dramatically to the people 300 years ago? Can we see in our curr...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Xylitol glossary of prevention and benefits
- Xylitol, a relatively new, natural preventative is relatively unheard of by the public, yet it affects our lives on an everyday basis. In fact, we are more familiar with it than we know-at least our bodies are. Our bodies produce about 15 grams of xylitol on a daily basis, and yet most of us do not know how beneficial it is to our bodies.
Only recently has Xylitol been used as the dominant ...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - World warned to prepare for bird flu
- Confronting the possibility of a potentially devastating human bird flu pandemic, the United Nations system ? from Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to the UN health and agricultural agencies ? today laid out a blueprint for immediate preventive and mitigating action.
?We may not know about the future course of H5N1, we do know this: once human...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Will this year's flu paralyze the us and canada?
- According to the Associated Press on August 26th, the US
and Canada may have to close schools, restrict travel and
ration scarce medications if a powerful new flu strain
spurs a worldwide outbreak, according to the federal
planners for the next pandemic. It will take months to brew
a new vaccine that works against the kind of super flu that
causes a pandem...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Why put old on hold?
- More than once it's been suggested that my efforts to Put Old on Hold are frivolous, vain and ultimately futile. ?Why spend all that money on vitamins, supplements and anti-aging therapies ? everybody gets old sooner or later. Just let nature take its course?
While it is undeniable that the aging process cannot be stopped, ?getting old? ? which means exhibiting traditional signs, sy...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Why is black elderberry such a powerful flu fighter?
- According to the "Handbook of Medicinal Herbs," black elderberry leaves were touted by European herbalists to be pain relieving and to promote healing of injuries when applied as a poultice.
Native American herbalists used the plant for infections, coughs, and skin conditions.
Black elderberry is a plant that grows primarily in Europe and North America. It's a natural...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Whirlpool baths the way to good health
- For hundreds of years, mankind has recognised the soothing, remedial effects of bathing.
Several decades ago the medical profession acknowledged the benefits of hydrotherapy
and began to prescribe the use of whirlpool baths as an effective treatment of many common physical ailments, a course of action that is now often used in clinics and hospitals around the world.
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - What you need to know about age-related macular degeneration
- ARA) - Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that blurs the sharp, central vision you need for "straight-ahead" activities such as reading, sewing, and driving. AMD affects the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail. AMD causes no pain.
In some cases, AMD advances so slowly that people notice little change in their vision. In others, the disease...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - What would you think if i said that you could overdose on water?
- You would probably think that I was writing a lot of old rubbish, but please stay with me, as I can assure you that it is very possible and there are many cases reported worldwide to back up my statement.
A number of medical experts recommend that everyone should drink eight glasses of water per day, which is about two litres. This old chestnut has been pulled out of the fire, so ma...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - What is acid reflux disease?
- Acid reflux disease, also known as Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, is a common ailment, affecting between 5%-7% of the population. In order to understand what GERD is it is important to be familiar with how the esophagus works. A long muscular tube, the esophagus carries food and liquid from the mouth to the stomach. The average adult esophagus is around ten to thirteen inches long and ...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - What are the three main symptoms to lung cancer?
- The main three symptoms to lung cancer that should not be ignored are shortness of breath, pain when breathing or coughing, and existence of a persistent cough, especially if it is accompanied by expectoration of sputum streaked with blood. Additionally, loss of appetite, fatigue, unusual losses of weight are three symptoms, which are indicative of lung cancer.
Because of the non-sp...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma is generally associated with a long latency period this means that the symptoms of this disease can take many years to manifest, making both diagnosis and effective treatment very difficult. And even when the symptoms do become evident, which can take several decades, the symptoms are so generalized and non-specific that they could be put down to any number of more common dise...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - What are the four stages of mesothelioma cancer?
- One rare form of cancer is called Mesothelioma, a
malignant tumor in the mesothelial tissues of the lungs
and the abdomen, arising from the inhalation of asbestos.
Its rarity is one of the reasons why a lot of people are
not aware of this kind of fatal disease. In fact, many
people die of Mesothelioma undiagnosed. Although there is
now a growing awareness ...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Voice care for coaches
- By Catherine Franz
Coaches rely heavily on their voice to service clients.
If you also give teleclasses or workshops, voice
maintenance needs to be one of their top self-care
priorities. This information also applies to singers,
speakers, or sales professionals.
During flu and cold season, vocal cords become highly
sensitized and nee...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Vitamins, minerals and weight loss
- In the struggle to lose weight, often we neglect our daily intake of vitamins and minerals, as we are cutting down on our caloric intake. This is a definite dieting mistake, and can even contribute to weight loss failure.
There are certain vitamins and mineral that are essential to the ways in which we convert food to energy, rather than into fat. Our bodies run much more efficientl...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Vitamins, minerals and growth
- Each and every bodily process has its base in the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that are consumed, and the process of growth is no exception. From the growth and development that takes place in the uterus to infants growing into children to children growing into adolescence and then adulthood, nutrition influences every level of growth. Improper nutrition not only can slow growth, but als...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Viral meningitis
- What is ?
Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges (the thin lining of tissue covering the brain and spinal cord) caused by an infection of the cerebrospinal fluid. Viral meningitis is relatively common, and is usually mild, and though it can occasionally be life-threatening, it should not be confused with the more severe bacterial meningitis. It is occasionally referred to as ...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Understanding ear infection
- Ear Infection
An ear infection is an infestation in the ear, caused by either bacteria or by virus. The http://www.xlear.com/articles/adult-ear-infection.aspx adult ear infection and the ...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Two easy ways to protect against flu
- People across America are lining up for flu shots, buying cold and cough medications, and researching which antibiotics that might need this winter. Despite all this elaborate planning, there are surprisingly few people who remember two of the low tech staples that can be first line defenses against seasonal illness: exercise and Beta Glucan oat fiber (?-glucan).
Both moderate exerc...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Turn off the fat genes - a book review
- Once in a while a good title comes along and "Turn Off the Fat Genes" is one of those titles that just have to be written about. If you are not familiar with Dr. Neal Barnard's work, he has been writing about how to lose weight on a high carbohydrate diet for at least a decade now.
I'm amazed, as you might be, that his work is not better known. There are a number of advantages to us...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Troubled by incontinence?
- It isn't just the elderly who struggle with bladder incontinence. Anyone can develop bladder problems, leading to embarrassing leaks that can confine many people to their homes in fear of public embarrassment. Children with emotional disorders or hereditary conditions often struggle with its symptoms. Women who are pregnant or who have had multiple pregnancies likewise may experience it. Athletes ...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - Treat cold, flu and ear infection the natural way
With or without medication, the cold or the flu can give you real trouble. You can choose from a variety of medications that can give you some relief in symptoms or you can take the natural approach that may prevent, speed your recovery and help you to feel better along the way.
When is coming to children a cold or flu or other upper respiratory infection can also en...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - The story of phentermine and the weight loss cocktails
- STORY OF PHENTERMINE AND NEW COCKTAILS
Obesity is an illness which is harder to treat than many cancers. Doctors and patients have been looking for a pharmacological approach coupled with proper nutrition and regular exercises to cope with chronic obesity. One of the most popular drug for that purpose is phentermine.
Once widely praised as a "wonder drug", phentermine...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - The signs and symptoms of acid reflux disease
- Acid Reflux Disease , sometimes known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, normally shortened to GERD happens when the one way valve at the bottom of the oesophagus that retains food in the stomach, and prevents it from returning to the oesophagus stops working properly.
As the oesophagus is the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach, then this one way valve needs to fu...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - The secret benefits of a fitness lifestyle
- Copyright 2005 Joey Atlas
I can remember my first visit to a health club like it was yesterday. It was actually thirty years ago, when I was five years old. Even though it was a long time ago, that visit triggered something in me that is still with me today. That something was my desire to lead a fitness lifestyle.
I can go on and on here about all the health related ...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - The relationship between ear infection and sinusitis
A cold, allergies, coughing, and sneezing can all influence in sinusitis. However, the fact that these can be an influence in ear infection is not commonly known. The reason that sinusitis and ear infection are related is that the sinuses and the ear are connected by a tube in the inner ear called the Eustachian tube.
Before explaining further how sinusitis and ear i...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - The psychology of weight loss: part 4 ? the power of praise!
- Your success in sticking with an exercise and weight loss program may just come down to you asking for help - unless pride gets in your way. The key to longevity is surrounding yourself with people who will give you support followed up by accountability.
?A good team is one that has quality support, honest encouragement, and requires personal responsibility.?
From my e book T...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - The next killer flu -- can we stop it?
- Flu season is just around the corner once again. But this time, it may be coming disguised as a serial killer.
There is deep concern that a new killer flu, nicknamed "Bird Flu," may mix with ordinary flu and kill millions of people. This is how Robert Webster of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis characterizes this killer flu -- and take note that Dr. Webster has been ...
- 2007-03-29 21:22:48 - The natural alternative to the most prescribed hypertension meds
- Wouldn?t it be great if you could get all of the benefits of a high blood pressure medication without the damaging side effects? Well you can if you just know what foods to eat and how to supplement them with a few good choices. When it comes to managing blood pressure it often is the combination of the food and lifestyle choices you make each day that can be the difference between life long depen...