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Burn Injury?: Some Natural And Herbal Home Remedies For Burns.

Burn Injury Some Natural And Herbal Home Remedies For Burns

You have to wonder how our ancestors got by before the rise of modern, industrialized medicine. You can’t imagine what you would do if you suffered a minor burn while you were cooking or lighting torches, and there weren’t bandages, pain killers and topical creams to relieve the pain and discomfort. Managing Burn Pain At Home Read More »

Advantages Of Meditation.

Through the advancement of scientific studies, the advantages of meditation have gone well beyond the traditional subjective aspects of lowering stress and feeling healthy. The antiquity of meditation presented a forceful and compelling argument for further study among the medical community. Since 1500 BCE, meditation has been discussed not only as a spiritual exercise but as a way to provide certain healing effects. Until recently, these effects were not scientifically proven; however, within the last 30 years, multiple studies have provided conclusive scientific evidence of the advantages of meditation. Read More »

The Difference Between Snoring And Sleep Apnea.

As the old saying goes, “the best things in life are free.” Indeed, when it comes to a good night’s sleep, it is one of the best things in life and it’s free. However, if you are suffering from snoring, or worse, sleep apnea, you may not be getting the benefits of this free restorative gift of nature. Instead, you may be paying a heavy price in the form of daytime exhaustion and potential impacts to your heart and overall physical health. Not to mention, social impacts like upsetting your sleeping partner or others who live in your home who may be kept awake by loud snoring. Read More »

Breathe Easier: Dust Reducing Guide.

Every home and every surface accumulate dust. It comes in the form of tiny particles which may be hair, cloth fibres, skin cells, pet dander, dirt and many other bits. It is impossible to eliminate dust entirely from your life, but there surely are many ways to reduce it drastically. Too much dust can result in a variety of health problems, mostly allergies. This calls for immediate measures. To avoid breathing in so much particles and bits, you can follow some of the steps we provide below. They will help you reduce dust at home. Take a look. Read More »

Eat Well Now, Play Well Later: Keeping Your Body Healthy While You’re Young.

You’re young, you’re beautiful, so enjoy yourself – or so you’ve been told. While there’s some truth in this mantra, what we might not be told as much by the media and our companions these days is that you also should take good care of your body now, when you’re young. This means seeing the doctor when there’s something wrong instead of putting it off. It means getting vaccinations instead of thinking you are strong enough to manage on your own. Here are four more tips to help you keep your body healthy: Read More »

Unexpected Proofs: Know The Alcohol Content In Your Next Cocktail.

After a hard day's activities, there's nothing like kicking back with a cocktail to help you relax. These colorful alcoholic beverages can "take the edge off' and a look at the contents of your drink can explain why. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a "standard" drink in the U.S. is regarded as any beverage containing about 6 ounces or 14 grams of "pure" alcohol. So, it stands to reason that the more pure alcohol in a drink, the more you will feel its effects. Content matters Read More »

Anxiety, Depression And Pain Can All Be Treated With Meditation.

Doctors have been so quick to prescribe medications for various issues because pharmaceutical drugs seemed to promise the relief of suffering. Eventually there was a pill to treat every single problem a human being can have: depression, anxiety, high cholesterol, insomnia, pain, and the list goes on. As more research is conducted, and the problems of prescription drugs have reached epidemic proportions, the medical and mental health communities are shifting toward alternative forms of treatment in an effort to answer the question: can modalities like meditation be more effective than medication in helping those suffering from any ailment? Read More »

Habitual Tardiness: Causes And Consequences.

Habitual Tardiness Causes And Consequences

Whether it's for work or school, an appointment to the dentist or even showing up for a date, some people can never be there at the scheduled time. It's a chronic disease that afflicts them, no matter how important the event is. Psychologists have studied this phenomenon but there are no conclusive reasons. At best, they have come up with hypotheses and theories. If you know of someone who always arrives late, or worse, if you're one yourself, learn from this article: Read More »

Why Sharing Contact Lenses May Endanger Your Eyesight.

The use of contact lenses has increased significantly with more people abandoning the framed eye glasses for what looks modern and attractive. In the same vein however, there has been a trend that has been emerging which has been worrying many including the optical specialists. Out of personal preference or otherwise, people have started sharing contact lenses. While this may seem cool and fashionable, there are some dangers that are associated with it. Teenagers especially, have found that colored and costume contact lenses are more of accessories than medical devices that require a very high level of hygiene. The emergence of contact lens sharing has resulted inincreased reported cases of eye infections and complications. Graduating from mild infections, some of these cases have escalated into allergic reactions, eye abrasions and other severe optical infections. Below is a look at some of these infections and the dangers they can pose to those affected. Read More »

The growing trend of online gaming.

Today, almost everyone has a broadband connection at home and a smartphone or tablet with them wherever they do. It’s not surprising that the number of people who do at least some online gaming every day is constantly rising. Whenever you have five minutes to wait for something – a bus, an appointment, a friend who’s meeting you in a bar – you can whip out your phone or tablet and get totally immersed in a game. Not only will that dull waiting time fly by, but with many of the games out there, you could also win yourself a bit of cash in the process. Online gaming apps have been keeping mobile phone users happy for a good few years now, but in the last two years, the number of online casinos that offer some of their games in mobile format has increased dramatically. Read More »

Chemicals In The Workplace – How Your Health And Safety Are At Risk.

Whether we like it or not, chemicals are a part of our lives. There about 7 million chemicals known worldwide and at least 400 million tons produced every year for power production, agriculture chemicals, pharmaceuticals, chemical consumer products and the like. Sadly, there is only little or nothing known about the potential immediate and long term health effects of the majority of chemicals being used in the workplace. The chemicals that are simply disposed into the environment can lead to severe human and environmental problems too. How Chemicals Harm Us Read More »

Medical Malpractice – How to Keep It from Happening.

People tend to fully trust their doctors because they are medical professionals. But these experts are only human, and they do make mistakes. Even though they are armed with knowledge, they might make errors because of fatigue, misinformation, misinterpretation of information, inexperience and several other factors. When unfortunate incidents occur, the person at fault can be sued by a patient for medical malpractice. Read More »

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