121). Completely In The Canal (Cic) Hearing Aids By : Martin Smith
Completely in the canal hearing aids (also known as CIC hearing aids) are, as the name suggests, hearing aids which fit entirely within the wearers ear canal. These revolutionary devices are the smallest hearing aids on the market and are invisible to the average observer who doesn’t know they are there. Most major hearing aid brands and manufactur...
122). Abdominal Hysterectomy Recovery Time After Hysterectomy By : Olinda Rola
Having an abdominal hysterectomy and the recovery time after hysterectomy are significant events in any woman's life. Since an abdominal hysterectomy is an in-patient surgical procedure, you should plan on being away from home and work during the surgery and perhaps during the beginning recovery time after hysterectomy. The length of the hospital s...
123). 3 Simple Steps To A More Restful Sleep Tonight By : Cindy Williams
Picture this: It's 5:27 PM. You're hungry after a busy day at work, itching to get home to see your family, and now you're stuck in traffic. Frustration sets in. But you're used to it since this is an every day occurrence.
So you finally stroll into your house at 6:04 PM, your 2 young children are clamoring for your attention, and they...
124). Cervical Radiculopathy: Diagnosing a Pinched Nerve in the Neck By : Gary Cordingley, MD, PhD
When a nerve is pinched in the neck’s spinal column, pain can be such a prominent symptom that more subtle, but diagnostic, aspects are overlooked.
By way of background, the spinal cord in the neck is connected to the nerves of the arms through pairs of spinal nerves. These spinal nerves, also known as roots or “radicles,” transmit in...
125). About Hypothyroidism – a Common Health Problem By : Knut Holt
By hypothyroidism, the thyroid gland is producing too less hormones to stimulate the metabolism or the body is not able to utilize the hormones. The lack of thyroid hormones slows down the metabolism and thus all the activities in the body, giving a combination of many symptoms related to slowness of bodily processes.
126). Health Hot Line By : Jack Palone
HEART disease is the No. 1 killer of American English women, with 1 out of 2 women losing their lives as a direct result of spirit complications--complications that sometimes aren't identified and treated in women as quickly as they in hands. According to the American language Heart Association, every year about half a 1000000 women die of mettle d...
127). Skin Allergies By : John Sanderson
A skin allergy, or what is correctly called contact dermatitis, occurs when your skin comes in contact with something it is allergic to. There are many things that can cause contact dermatitis such as latex, hair dye, perfumes, make ups, bath powders and some household cleaning products. Latex skin allergies are becoming more common as latex is use...
128). Preventing Asthma Attacks in the Home: 7 Things You Can D By : Enviornmental Protection Agency Comunity Dispatch
Asthma is very common among children, teens and adults. It is a disease that causes the airways of the lungs to tighten.
An asthma attack is when your lungs aren’t getting enough air to breathe. Your child might be having an asthma attack if he or she has:
129). Drinking Water Filters By : vivek
Nowadays everyone wants to live a healthy and happy life and for that they can go to any extent. They take various precautionary methods and steps just to ensure complete safety and sound health. This applies to water filters too. Water is the basic necessity of every human being and they largely depend upon it for the entire basic requirement. It ...
130). Identifying The Common Causes Of Back Pain By : Paolo Basauri
Understanding the Causes of Back Pain
An aching back is a problem suffered by more than 50% of American adults. According to the American Chiropractic Association, it is estimated that over 80% of Americans will suffer from back pain at some time in their life. Becoming familiar with the causes of back pain and their subsequent treatme...
131). The Benefits Of Using Royal Jelly By : Gray Rollins
When you're ready to indulge yourself in some sort of royal treatment, don't head out to an expensive day spa. Instead, take a moment to learn about the many benefits of Royal Jelly, a product from which people have benefited for centuries. And despite its name, Royal Jelly really is affordable. Before diving right into the benefits of Royal Jelly,...
132). The BOOZE SNOOZE (Alcohol Abuse) By : kacycarr
Dangers of the booze snooze
Drink driving not a very good combination kill or be killed.
Think before you drink? You may be saving your own life by saying no to last orders or that of a friend who you feel may have had too much to drink.
You do not want to live the rest of your life with that terrible feeling of guilt if ...
133). Ten Tips For Winter Wellness By : Kim Beardsmore
1. Go for a walk even when the weather is really cold – your body has to work overtime to get warm and you may burn up to 50% more calories than you would on the same walk in summer! But remember, go a little slower until you get warm and keep up the hydration.
2. If you find it hard to get motivated to exercise in winter…just think of...
134). Easy Methods To Prevent And Reduce Cellulite By : Anita Morris
This is for those people with cellulite or those who desire to prevent it: you are advised to go on a detoxifying diet, including in it many fresh fruits and vegetables, and avoiding black tea, iced tea, coffee and alcohol.
The canned foods also need to be forbidden. Important aspects to have an eye on are the water retainer alimentar...
135). Blood Pressure: An Overview By : Taximan
What is Blood Pressure?
Blood pressure is a measurement of the pressure exerted by the circulating blood on the walls of the arteries, veins and chambers of the heart. The pressure of blood is measured in the context of systolic and diastolic activities. When the ventricles in the heart contract, it is termed as a systolic activity, w...
136). Blood Pressure Basics By : Diana
There are no hard and fast figures which represent a normal blood pressure. And very often doctors and other experts cannot even decide between them what an ideal blood pressure range is for an adult.
However it is usually agreed that somewhere between 110/70 and 125/80 is considered to be an average blood pressure for a grown person, ...
137). How can we prevent smelly feet? By : Raul Gallu
Smelly feet can cannot only be an embarrassment but can seriously damage the self esteem. There are many people, especially guys, who have to deal with this problem every day, and also are the victims of numerous medicines that didn’t help. To help them I wrote this article hopping to at least make them understand what is causing this problem and h...
138). Is Your Home Hazardous To Your Health? How Indoor Air Pollution May Trigger Illness By : Mark Tsang
We tend to think of our homes as our havens--safe places to go in order to retreat from the assault of modern life. For the most part this is true. But there is a hidden danger lurking in the seemingly tranquil and protective confines of our houses, and it’s something we ought to sit up and notice. That hidden danger is the quality of indoor air.
139). Back Stretcher : An Easy Way To Relieve Body Tension By : Saurabh Jain
The Back Stretcher is an easy to use arc that strengthens the muscles in one’s upper and lower back. It is also an effective way to reduce tension and back compression. The arc, which is padded, uses our body weight to rectify common spinal disc compression or back pain that develops due to long periods of standing or sitting.
140). How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Work? Keratomileusis - The Carving Of The Cornea By : Nicola Kennedy
At present, LASIK or “Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis” is the only commonly performed keratomileusis procedure. Keratomileusis involves an altering of the shape of the corneal tissue with the aid of an excimer laser, which is a powerful ultraviolet laser. This laser eye surgery is performed by ophthalmologists in order to correct different ty...
141). Too Loud and Clear: How to Stop Snoring By : Dave Carter
Just about anyone who knows they snore has probably tried to stop snoring before. Not only for themselves, but for other people who wake up and lose valuable rest because of the noise. The problem is, snoring is not voluntary, it is an involuntary action—so it is not as easy as just saying “I’m going to stop snoring tonight.” If only it was. That b...
142). How Diet Affects Your Sleep... By : George Lesco
What you eat during the day and evening can affect your sleeping patterns. If your diet consists of a high amount of processed foods you may want to try eating more wholesome products.
You may want to eliminate, reduce, or substitute the amount of sugars, fats, and preservatives from your daily intake of food. This may benefit your abi...
143). The Latest Asthma Research By : Gray Rollins
Asthma is a serious condition affecting millions of people. Its rapid rise among all developed countries is cause for deep concern. In response to this alarming trend, researchers are working diligently to find more effective treatments for those already diagnosed with the disease, and possibly a cure to stop its progression.
144). You'll Never Guess What A Massage Chair Recliner Can Do For You! By : Dr. Alan Weidner
Many of the benefits of the massage chair are the same benefits that are attributed to licensed massage therapy. Massage chairs boast of mimicking the hands of a massage therapist and, while a machine could not possibly fully imitate the hands of a true professional, there is much to be gained by using the functions of a massage chair.
145). World Warned To Prepare For Bird Flu By :
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 f...
146). The Key to Understanding Health By : Alexis Froehlich
It’s true. The key to understanding health can be summed up with one simple formula. (Even if those math courses weren’t your favorite, this is one you won’t want to ignore.) The formula is: your health is directly proportionate to the time and quality you devote to it. Or, in mathematical terms:
Health = Time x Quality
147). How To Give Yourself And Family The Best Protection From Flu And Bird Flu By : Sarah K. Jenkins
The flu has been an irritant for some time. However, at one time it actually caused worldwide devastation, killing millions of people. Although this type of effect has not been felt from the flu for many years, with the onset of bird flu this is becoming a very real possibility. With this being a concern, people should arm themselves to the full ex...
148). The Ideal Fitness Activity: Walking By : Ted Green
In an ideal world you'd be able to eat all you wanted, do as little exercise as you felt like and move around just by flicking a switch.
And if you chose to sit in front of the TV all day stuffing yourself with cakes and ice creams, it wouldn't make the slightest difference to the way you looked or how you felt.
In an ide...
149). Wheelchairs Shopping 101 By : viojieley
Shopping for a wheelchair is not as easy as choosing the right dress for your date tonight. People who shop for a wheelchair for the first time are often overwhelmed by the number of choices. When you are not able to get the right wheelchair your disability will seem to get worse instead of better. Keep in mind that every wheelchair user will have ...
150). Control Your Cravings By : Stephen Adele
How do I overcome urges to eat?
To answer this question, we first need to understand why we eat in the first place. It's probably safe to say, you likely already know the answers to that question. We eat for energy. We eat to stay alive. We eat to nourish our bodies. And, we eat to preserve our health. There are social reasons too—suc...
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