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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 »

4 Ways To Pamper Yourself – You Deserve It!

We all deserve a treat now and then. If you feel like you're overdue for some self-pampering, then here are some ideas that might inspire you. Turn your phone off, shut down the laptop, and get ready to relax and renew yourself! Read More »

5 Hangover Cures That Actually Work.

The dreaded hangover. We have all had one, or hundreds. I remember my college days where I could drink all night long, take shots of whatever I felt like, and mix liquor and beer every night. Sadly, the glory days have been replaced with mornings of regret and misery. It seems as if only a few drinks can have me curled up in bed dying the next day. I wake up, reality sets in and you will feel like I was ran over by a train. Going to work or trying to do anything productive hungover is awful and sometimes even impossible. Luckily, there are however a few cures that should help can help shake any hangover immediately. Read More »

How Does Adoption Affect The Child and Others

Adoption is a long process that involves several parties. Adoption can be a successful and enjoyable process, however, there are adverse psychological effects that can affect the birth mother, the adopted parents and the adoptee. These individual experiences and challenges can have long and lasting effects on the birth mother and the adoptee. The birth mother may experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms in dealing with the loss of her child, while the adopted child may have issues with identity and intimacy, as his or her being stems from the loss of their birth mother. The adopted parents face their own unique challenges in terms of bonding with their adopted child. The adoption process is usually initiated on the birth mother’s side, in an environment of crises and loss. Read More »

Changes in hair transplant techniques since the mid-20th Century.

Hair loss has been a cause for concern almost since the dawn of recorded history. The Ebers Papyrus, discovered at the ancient site of Luxor in Egypt and dating from around 1500 BC, describes prescriptions and invocations for a cure for baldness drawing on medical “knowledge” from thousands of years earlier. Even Hippocrates, the Greek father of modern medicine, experimented with various cures for his own encroaching hair loss, apparently involving opium, horseradish, beetroot and pigeon droppings. Hippocrates’ experiments were, needless to say, unsuccessful. However, he did note that the eunuchs guarding the king’s harem did not appear to suffer from hair loss, leading to a correct assumption that the hormonal changes brought about by castration were in some way associated with this apparent anomaly. Indeed, we now know that the presence of the (predominantly) male hormone testosterone explains why, apart from medical conditions such as Alopecia Totalis, men tend to lose hair in later life while women do not, at least not to the same extent. Read More »

A Psychic Reading For Answers To Life’s Questions.

Beyond offering psychic reading offline, the modern psychic is going international to take a psychic reading for answers to life’s most demanding questions beyond the common boundaries of continents, countries or states. The psychic reading is also carried out on the internet for the individual curious about the future or in search of more challenges in life. Beyond that, there are suggested key points showing the importance of psychic reading in the life of a person, especially online reading. Read More »

What Is A Pelvic Ultrasound?

A pelvic ultrasound is an exam that is used to help doctors see the organs, tissues and fluid that are located in the pelvis. The exam is noninvasive, which means that no skin must be cut in order to see what is happening inside the body. For female patients, doctors use the procedure to identify issues with the cervix, fallopian tubes, bladder, ovaries, vagina and uterus. The exam can also help them identify problems with the prostate glands, bladder and seminal vesicles of male patients. Read More »

Top Ways To Beat Erectile Dysfunction.

Malfunctions of the proverbial trouser snake are by no means uncommon and, contrary to popular misconception, are more often caused by physiological factors than psychological. Still, you’ll go a long way down a dead end street before you find a gent willing to openly discuss Erectile Dysfunction (ED). Despite as many as 1 in 10 men suffering from ED at least once in their lives, the condition is often treated as a shameful secret or simply ignored. A vicious cycle of negative thoughts or anxiety about sex can follow, causing a reasonably insignificant problem to spiral, reduce self-esteem and lead to relationship difficulties. But from meditation to medication, there are several ways to beat the erectile blues and get back on the horse, as it were. Read More »

When It’s Time To See A Foot Doctor.

We use our feet every day. As soon as we wake up we scramble to our feet as we prepare for the day ahead. Our feet then take us to work, to the next travel destination and to the park or beach for a peaceful walk. With all these things we do with our feet, it’s imperative that we take care of them so we can still enjoy for years to come without feeling any discomfort or pain. In taking care of our feet, this entails going to see a foot doctor as soon as it’s needed and not waiting for complications to develop before visiting the clinic. So when do you really need to see a podiatrist? Don’t wait to experience severe pain before you go for a visit. Check out these signs: Read More »

Botox – Some Interesting Facts.

Botox(Botulinum Toxin) is an increasingly popular beauty procedure which helps an individual appear more youthful. It is administered as an injection directly into the facial muscles. Botox then works by paralyzing the facial muscles and thereby reducing the fine lines that appear on the face as we age. There are a few interesting and sometimes scary facts related to Botox that are probably worth knowing before you put your wallet and face in the firing line. Read More »

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