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Care Your Inner Calm

Studies examining the role of nutrition in depression are surprisingly sparse, but if you read between the lines, the connection is definitely there.  Most professionals still do not focus on nutrition as a contributing factor to depression. The primary emphasis is still on issues such as a neurochemical aberration, stress, and the like. But from Read more

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Prostates Problem

For most men, it seems as inevitable as gray hair and wrinkles. At first you notice a little hesitancy when trying to start the flow of urine. Your urine stream may be weak or intermittent. You find yourself getting up at night to urinate, or you feel like your bladder is still partly full after Read more

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What Is Depression?

It’s debatable that few words in the English language are misused more than depression. Just as an example, if you’ve ever had a friend or family member who’s felt a little down in the dumps, chances are they’ve described them­selves as depressed. Depression isn’t the same as being sad or discouraged.  Those feelings are just Read more

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Zinc Is important For Blood Vessel And Skin Repair

Zinc is important in wound healing and skin repair, but it’s probably more important for older people who are most likely to be deficient in this nutrient. You can get your Daily Value of zinc (15 milligrams) by filling your plate with shellfish and other seafood as well as with whole grains and lean meats. Read more

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What Vitamin C Can Do?

Vitamin C, the scurvy-fighting nutrient that’s abundant in citrus fruits and broccoli, is needed to form collagen, the “glue” within connective tissues that give shape and elasticity to skin and blood vessels. As the body ages and those connective tissues lose strength, skin becomes thinner and blood ves­sels are more fragile. Sun exposure accelerates the Read more

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Do You Have Bedsores?

You would think that a couple of thousand years would be enough time to find a way to beat an ailment as common as bedsores. Evidence of these painful lessons has been found in ancient Egyptian mummies, but today we’re still struggling to prevent bedsores from forming on people who are confined to bed. Clearly, Read more

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Antioxidants Shield Lungs

Researchers who say vitamin C is helpful for asthma point out that other nutrient with similar antioxidant properties could be beneficial. These nutri­ents include vitamin E, selenium, and beta-carotene, a yellow pigment found in carrots, cantaloupe, and other fruits and vegetables. Laboratory work indi­cates that all three help reduce inflammation-producing biochemicals. “So far, however, all Read more

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Magnesium MAD ?

What is MAD? Is Makes A Difference The presence of higher magnesium levels seems to correlate with fewer asthma symptoms. In a 2001 cross-sectional study of over 2,500 adults, conducted at the University of Nottingham in England, people who got at least 100 milligrams a day of dietary magnesium had a reduction in airway hyperactivity Read more

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Want to know exactly what asthma feels like?

Pinch your nose shut and breathes through a straw, this is how asthma patient breath. Then try climbing a flight of stairs or chasing after something fast—say, a frisky toddler. You’ll soon be gasping for air the way someone with asthma does during an attack. It’s a frightening experience. The usual setup for an attack Read more

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Iron Out an Oxygen Shortage

We’ve all heard about iron-poor blood, and for good reason. Iron deficiency is by far the most common cause of anemia. Up to 58 percent of healthy young women may be short on iron, although not always to the point of. . The problem is that many women don’t consume enough iron each day to Read more

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What Is Allergies?

Allergies are versatile. They can show up just about anywhere in your body and create an incredible variety of symptoms. They can affect your nose, eyes, throat, lungs, stomach, skin, and nervous system. They can make you itch, wheeze, and sneeze, make your nose run and your eyes weep, give you a headache or a Read more

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What is Woman Best Friend?

If you’ve picked up a health book or magazine lately, you know all about enzymes and calcium’s role in preventing premature aging, osteoporosis, degenerative diseases, the brittle-bone disease that inca­pacitates thousands of women (and men) each year. But if scientific studies are any indication, there may be another, more immediate reason to add digestive enzymes Read more

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How to Become a Physical Therapist

A physical therapist is a specialized doctor who works with people who have suffered from an injury, accident or disease that has caused a physical disability. The physical therapist, also known as a PT, comes up with a personalized rehabilitation therapy plan for the patient and works with them over the course of several weeks, Read more

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Chestnut Size Is Big Problems For Guy

While most men may think of the prostate as nothing but trouble, the truth is that this chestnut-size gland does serve a useful purpose. Located just below the bladder, the prostate encircles the urethra, the tube that passes urine from the bladder to outside the body. The prostate produces semen and secretes it into the Read more

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HAIR LOSS

For some men, the search for a baldness cure is akin to the age-old search for the fountain of youth. The virility, attractiveness, and just overall masculinity associated with a full head of flowing hair is understandably something that many men would do anything to hold on to . . . and the inse­curity associated Read more

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Vitamin K Help Blood Vessel Wall

Vitamin K, (In German call koagulation) has long been used to promote blood clotting and prevent bleeding, particularly in cases of aspirin poisoning or blood-thinner overdose. It’s also a favorite among plastic sur­geons, who use large doses on their patients to prevent post surgery bruising. Now these benefits are accessible to the general public as Read more

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How To Protect Bedsores

Some doctors recommend multivitamin/mineral supplements for most people who are at risk for developing pressure ulcers, because it ensures that they get the appropriate nutrient intake every day. A multivitamin/mineral supplement is especially important for older people who are confined to bed or to wheelchairs. They are frequently defi­cient in a wide array of vitamins.