Archive for the 'Miscellaneous Useful Info' Category

February 5, 2013

folic acidKnown as vitamin B9 or folate, folic acid is undoubtedly one of the most important nutrients essential for normal function of our body. This nutrient is widely recognized as very useful but yet quite controversial one. Many experts agree that folic acid is a key nutrient for pregnant women, and according to Pamela Egan, FNP-C CDE, a folic acid deficiency in the first two weeks of pregnancy significantly increases the risk for developing spina bifida and other birth defects. For all of us, folic acid plays an important protective role and can help us lower the risks of cardiovascular diseases, depression and similar psychological disorders, inflammatory bowel condition, osteoporosis, blood vessel disease, as well as other serious health conditions. By adding natural sources of folic acid, primarily fresh fruit and vegetables, to our daily diet we get an opportunity to enjoy protective benefits of this nutrient. Read the rest of this entry »

coffee consumptionSuch common condition as urinary incontinence in men (meaning unexpected release of urine)  is understood as a symptom of early urinary problems and is usually linked to prostate problems.  There are a few physical reasons which bring to such health condition, including excessive bladder squeezing, damage of weakening of urethra muscles, urethra blockage and overfilled bladder, overactive bladder, and so on. In medical science, there are a few types of urinary incontinence in men and women, mainly defined by causes of this ailment: functional incontinence, overflow incontinence, urge incontinence, stress related incontinence, and some others. According to the WebMD experts, urinary incontinence is becoming more and more common in modern men, caused mainly by bad habits like smoking or alcohol abuse, prostate problems, taking certain medications, stresses, a lack of sleep, and so on. Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Allregy ReactionSpecialists say that in our times, more and more people start displaying symptoms of various allergies and have to live with this unwanted health condition. This can be caused by genetically modified foods we are consuming, numerous poisonous emissions and terrible condition of the environment, our bad habits, and some other factors. Some people show only light symptoms like itching, swollen lips, redness of skin, and others, which can be calmed down by taking a special medication or using a certain natural allergy treatment option. However, some people display very serious symptoms after being exposed to an allergen, and for many people such exposure can be very dangerous and even deadly. Read the rest of this entry »

January 7, 2013

Breast Cancer TreatmentDespite the fact that there are actually pretty many innovative solutions, newest technologies and alternative cancer treatment options being reported in the mass media almost every month or two, cancer still remains in the list of incurable diseases, and every day tens of thousands of people around the world lose their lives due to this terrible disease. We all hope that very soon an effective technology will be discovered or created to free the world from cancer, but for now all that is left for us is to wait and pray for success of numerous current cancer relater researches. I am sure that piece by piece, modern scientists will soon gather necessary information to learn how to effectively stop cancer cells formation, and very soon they will come up with a new solution as a lung cancer treatment, breast cancer treatment, pancreatic cancer treatment, and the treatment for other types of this disease. Read the rest of this entry »

December 24, 2012

Kill CancerIn our times, cancer has stopped being a death sentence for plenty of patients with various types and forms of this disease, though it still remains one of the leading causes of deaths of people around the world. There are a great number of alternative cancer treatments being developed and tested by scientific groups or researchers throughout the globe aiming to offer cancer patients new opportunities, new solutions and new hopes for a happier and healthier life. Along with chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy and other traditional approaches to helping body kill cancer, such techniques as herbalism, aromatherapy, massage therapy, biofeedback, and others are being suggested as effective alternative cancer treatment options to support cancer patients, assist them relieve cancer related stresses, improve the function of their body organs and systems, and increase their chances to achieve success in their fight against this terrible disease. Read the rest of this entry »

November 20, 2012

Weight LossAn ideal body weight and a good shape is a dream of literally every modern woman. We do everything possible and impossible to shed extra pounds, become leaner, look more attractive and boost our self-esteem. Obesity and being overweight are linked not only to psychological discomfort, but also with a whole bunch of health problems, starting with simple shortness of breath or elevated blood pressure, and ending up with serious cardiovascular problems, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and many more. That is why a lot of today’s women (and actually men. too) are ready to undergo various weight reduction programs, try prolonged fasting and crash diets, hypnosis, group therapy, drugs and supplements, and even use very aggressive methods like weight reduction surgeries (liposuction, gastric banding, etc.), and some others. Read the rest of this entry »