Seeing blood in your eye when you look in the mirror can be a scary experience. But it's not as bad as it looks. Learn what this blood is, what causes it, and if it can be treated in this article.
Step-by-step instructions for working the most common increases and decreases—includes photos and videos.
Learn which plants are the most efficient at filtering toxins such as ammonia and formaldehyde.
This article contains a step-by-step tutorial on how to work a half double and double crochet stitch with photos and videos.
Cancer is extremely common in this day and age, but some cancers are more common than others. Learn more about which cancers are the most common and their signs and symptoms.
Reading an eyeglass prescription may seem daunting, but this article will make it much easier to understand.
The most common treatment for rheumatoid arthritis is medication; however, there are a number of other treatments including physical therapy, and surgery.
The single crochet stitch is the foundation for all other crochet stitches. In this article, learn how to work the single crochet stitch with step-by-step photos and video.
Before you can learn how to make crochet stitches, you need gather your supplies, learn the basics of how to read a pattern, and discover what exactly 'gauge' means. This article will get you started.
Did you know that the violet goby, sometimes called the dragonfish, requires some preparation for their new environment? Learn how to properly care for them before you take one home.
Osteoarthritis is typically associated with the process of aging, but it can also be the result of obesity. Weight management can help prevent and alleviate symptoms and pain.
It's important to keep your medications organized. Here are a few simple guidelines you should follow when organizing your medications.
The retina is a very intricate structure of the eye. This article explains the anatomy of the retina and how it functions to provide the images we see.
No one likes housekeeping tasks, but they're a necessary evil. Here are a few suggestions to make your housekeeping duties less stressful and some tips and tricks for maintaining a less stressful environment.
There are numerous different eye diseases and conditions; however, some are more common than others. This article provides an overview of the five most common eye diseases and conditions.
Willis - Ekbom Disease, or restless legs syndrome has become increasingly commonplace. This article explains what this syndrome is, possible causes as well as available treatments.
A brief overview of current medications used to treat migraines as well as various alternative treatments and preventatives.
This article discusses what migraines are, the science behind how they occur, as well as what triggers them.
This is a step-by-step guide to crocheting baby booties for the beginning crocheter, including pictures for each step showing how to create stitches that can be a bit confusing.
Money is very stressful for most people. Either you don't have enough or you're paying too many bills. Either way, here are some tips on dealing with financial problems.
Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear on the joints. While this can't always be prevented, there are a number of different treatments for managing the pain caused by the disease.
Eye injuries can lead to permanent blindness if not treated properly. Learn what to do if you get something in your eye, or whether or not you should flush your eye after getting a chemical in it.
BuSpar is a medication used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). It is generally taken twice a day and comes in a dividose tablet form. It has several interactions, one of which is grapefruit. Here's what you need to know about this medication.
As moms, we think we have to do everything, and WAHMs feel they have to work as well as tackle all the homemaking tasks. This can lead to feelings of stress and resentment.
YAG capsulotomies are routine procedures used to restore vision after the formation of a secondary cataract, also called posterior capsular opacification.
Cataracts can severely limit a patient's visual acuity. Typically a problem caused by age, cataracts can also be caused by trauma, or medications. Some patients are even be born with them.
Cataract surgery has been around since 800 BC, but the intraocular lens (IOL) is a recent invention. An IOL is a device implanted into the eye to correct vision after a cataract is removed.
Neurons are highly specialized cells that transmit electrical and chemical signals to target cells. Their anatomy makes them extremely efficient at receiving and transmitting these signals.
Narrow angle glaucoma attacks are very painful and usually strike without any warning. This article explores the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this condition.
There are a number of different refractive surgery procedures, but LASIK is the most popular, and for good reason. Learn more about this popular procedure.
Migraines can be completely debilitating. While pharmaceuticals are helpful in preventing and aborting attacks, they also have quite a few side effects. But there are natural ways to treat and prevent migraines.
Goal setting is important for everyone, but for work at home moms, it's vital. Find out why in this article, and pick up a few tips on goal setting for WAHMs.
Have you tried Feverfew? Do you struggle with migraines and can't seem to get rid of them? Feverfew is one of the most common herbs used for treating migraines, tension, and cluster headaches. But feverfew also has other uses. Find out more in this article.
Dilation of the eye is a standard test conducted during an eye exam. It involves using eye drops to open the iris, which usually lasts for several hours. Here are some tips on what to do until it wears off.
Ocular Hypertension is essentially an elevated pressure in the eye - the intraocular pressure. Although ocular hypertension is commonly confused with glaucoma, the two conditions have distinct differences.
Intraocular pressure is defined as the pressure inside the eye. It was what gives our eye their shape and keeps vital structures in the eye in place. But there are other things about the pressure in the eye that can actually cause problems.
Cycloplegic refractions are frequently performed prior to surgical procedures. This article explains exactly what a cycloplegic refraction is and offers tips on how to get through it.
Cervical osteoarthritis can be very painful. It can cause symptoms such as headaches and migraines, but it is often misdiagnosed. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this condition.
A list of the ten most essential cleaning supplies everyone should have.
There are several different types of headaches, but this article will focus on tension-type headaches and the effects of stress.
Osteoarthritis has become quite prevalent in our society, and there are several types. This article is based on my own experience with this condition, as well as my research.
Eye exams can be nerve-racking for many patients, but they don’t have to be. I spent 20 years doing eye exams every day, and I have a few tips and tricks that I'd like to share.
Arthritis is a very painful disease, and is typically a result of the aging process. But it doesn't have to be. There are steps you can take to decrease your chances of getting arthritis, and this article explains how.
Seaweed has been consumed for centuries. The Japanese and Koreans eat seaweed quite frequently. This marine plant has many health benefits that most of us don't know, and it's even considered a superfood!
Vitamin D is produced by the skin when it is exposed to sunlight. But deficiency of this vitamin is more widespread than most people realize. Our diet cannot provide enough of the vitamin to prevent deficiency and many people avoid the sun like the plague. Find out if you are vitamin D deficient.
There are various medical treatments for gallstones including surgery. But there are alternative treatments and ways to prevent gallstones entirely.
Gallbladder disease has become increasingly common in our society. Gallstones are actually a symptom of metabolic syndrome. This article discusses the symptoms and causes of gallstones.
Different types of gallstones, diagnostic tests used to diagnose gallbladder disease, and possible complications of gallstones.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has become increasingly prevalent recently, and there isn't a definitive cause, or treatment. This article explores currently available medical treatments as well as a few alternative therapies.
This article describes some tips on how to deal with your significant other and ways to alleviate some of the strain money-related issues can cause on a relationship.
Want to know about hummingbirds and hummingbird symbolism? The hummingbird is a fascinating little creature, and a symbol of joy, hope, and happiness (among other things). Delve deeper into the mystery of the hummingbird in this article.
Diabetic retinopathy has several risk factors that make diabetics more likely to suffer from the condition. These risk factors are discussed in this article in depth so that diabetics may understand why they increase the risk for retinopathy.
There are several different test for diabetic retinopathy that your ophthalmologist can perform. This article discusses the most common tests, how they are performed and why they are used.
Medical assisting is a quickly growing field of medicine. Assistants can become certified but there are advantages and disadvantages. This article discusses the pros and cons of certification.
The term "color blind" is rather misleading. Those who are affected can still see color, just much differently than those with normal color vision.
Diabetic retinopathy can be a devastating disease. If left untreated, it can quickly lead to a permanent loss of vision and blindness. This article explains the treatments available and how to prevent diabetic retinopathy.
Symptoms of glaucoma often do not show up until considerable visual loss has occurred. This is not the case for diabetics, however. Someone with diabetes is at a much higher risk for vision loss.
A hat is one of the easiest ways to learn the art of crochet. Learn how to crochet a hat step-by-step with pictures and video.
Cataracts will affect all of us at some point in our lives. This article discusses the symptoms and treatments for different types of senile cataracts that are the result of the aging process.
Diabetes can cause a myriad of problems not only in the body, but in the eye as well. It can even lead to blindness. This article discusses the different ways diabetic disease can cause vision loss.
Diabetes can wreak havoc on the body—especially on the eyes. Learn how diabetes causes problems in the retina, how these issues are diagnosed, and their possible treatments.
There are a couple of different ways to become an ophthalmic technician. On-the-job training is the most common and easiest way to accomplish the goal. This article tells you exactly how to start a career in ophthalmology.
A career as an ophthalmic technician is very rewarding and can be lucrative, as well. This article details the daily duties of an ophthalmic technician.
Scratched corneas can be very painful, and if left untreated, they can cause vision loss. This article discusses causes, treatments, and information about what the condition feels like for the patient.
Suffering from chronic pain can lead to many psychological and emotional effects. This article is written from my own personal experience.
Seth, also written as Set, Setesh, or Setekh, was the Egyptian god of the desert, storms, warfare and chaos. He is one of the oldest gods and commanded both veneration and hostility.
Millions of people live with chronic pain due to arthritis. This article discusses some of the most common and effective medications used for arthritic pain relief.
A quick overview of some of the most popular vegan substitutes for the most commonly used animal products.
Connecting to your spirit guide can be difficult. This article explains how to find and contact your spirit guide.
An introduction to the spirit world and communication with spirits by a medium.
The Egyptian Gods and Goddesses are steeped in symbolism. This hub discusses the symbolism of Sekhmet the Goddess of War.
Did you know there are three different types of pink eye? Or that this condition is more prevalent in the summer? Here's what you need to know to protect yourself and your family.
Wondering how to get more time in a day? A biphasic sleep pattern is a type of segmented sleep that allows one to gain an extra 2 hours a day! You could do a lot in 2 hours!
A potent antiviral, antihistamine and antioxidant, the health benefits of Vitamin C numerous. This article discusses the lesser known benefits of Vitamin C.
A review of the new fitness game UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System with in game video. Find out what's in the game and how it stacks up compared to Your Shape Fitness Evolved.
Learn about dragonflies, what they eat, how they fly, as well as the type of habitat in which they live. We'll also explore some of the more popular myths and legends surrounding the dragonfly.
Getting organized is difficult and not all systems work for everyone. This is the journey I took to finally reach a well organized home and a system that worked for me.
Florida is brimming with wildlife. This article lists those animals that are members of the reptile class.
We all suffer from eyestrain periodically, but for many of us, it is a daily occurrence. This article explains the symptoms, common causes, and a few DIY remedies for eyestrain.
Do you have endometriosis? Endometriosis can ruin the quality of life of any woman who suffers from it. However, making changes in the diet may prove to alleviate the symptoms.
Video games aren't just for the boys anymore! Based on my experience as a gamer, I have compiled a list of Xbox games suitable for girls and women. If you're looking for your newest obsession, look no further!
Chronic fatigue is a common complaint plaguing the world's population. Why are we so tired? This article takes a look at what causes fatigue and how you can fix your chronic lack of energy.
Information on the structures of the outside of the eye, as well as diseases and ailments that affect these structures, such as pink eye and blepharitis.
A review of the Breville Juice Fountain Plus model JE98XL and a little bit about what juicing is including a bit about my experience with it.
Eating a vegan diet has a number of health benefits. This article discusses the difference between Vegans and Vegetarians, as well as the health benefits of abstaining from animal products.
Age-related macular degeneration destroys vision and quality of life. This article explains the disease, causes, and treatments.
Anubis was the original Egyptian God of the Dead and the God of funerary rights. But there is more to Anubis than meets the eye. Read on for everything you need to know about the God of the Dead.
This is the story of how I was affected by my controlling mother, and how I overcame the psychological consequences of overbearing parents.
An introduction to and definition of magick including ritual tools, spell casting and magickal ethics.
What is a posterior vitreous detachment? What are floaters and flashes? Learn what they are, how they form, and whether they are a threat to your vision.
Vitamin E is a well-known antioxidant that is extremely useful in healing the skin and alleviating pain from burns and other wounds. This article discusses the other, lesser-known vitamin E uses and functions.
A brief history of witchcraft and a look at why society has been fascinated with witches and witchcraft for centuries.
Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012, one of the hottest fitness games for the Kinect, is out! Find out in this article if you should get it.
ADHD is no longer just for children. Adult ADD, or ADHD is very real. This article delves into how attention deficit hyperactivity disorder effects the brain and it's symptoms and treatment.
This is how I lost 70 pounds using the Xbox 360 Kinect and the fitness game, "Your Shape: Fitness Evolved."
The story of my decision to convert from Catholicsm to Paganism and why.