There are many problems that can happen to your feet. Many of them can be treated with over-the-counter products. Gout is very painful and this article discusses possible causes, diagnoses and treatments
Fair Isaac Corporation Score (FICO) is explained. This article explains exactly how your credit score is determined and ways to improve your credit rating or get new credit.
As you age there are many things that will help you stay healthier. Enjoy your senior years by trying new activities. Eating healthy and exercising will help you age in a healthier fashion. This article gives numerous suggestions for various activities to do while you age
Positive thinking has numerous benefits to your health and long term survival. The benefits and the components of positive thinking are reviewed in this article. Negative self talk is discussed, along with methods of changing your outlook.
Dry eyes are an annoying condition and this article reviews possible causes. The symptoms, diagnosis and treatments are also discussed.
Intuition is a way to make a quick decision, usually based on your past experience. This article discusses decision making and the role of intuition. Some scientific studies are also reviewed.
Natural movement (MovNat) has become very popular over the last few years. This article explains what MovNat is and how to incorporate natural movement into your life. The National Physical Activity Plan Alliance’s plan is also discussed, along with the benefits of natural movement.
Brain fog is a common problem that causes a cognitive decline. The typical symptoms are listed in this article and possible causes are reviewed. Possible remedies are also reviewed.
The fascinating brain is discussed in this article. The conscious, subconscious and unconscious brain is explained. Telekinesis, psychokinesis and telepathy are also explained.
Asperger’s syndrome is a very mild disorder in the Autism Spectrum Disorder. This article discusses the symptoms, the way a diagnosis is reached and multiple ways to treat this disorder. The therapies make a huge difference in the lifestyle for any child.
Many types of mental disabilities are reviewed in this article along with their definitions. Causes of some common disabilities and problems associated with intellectual disabilities are also reviewed, along with possible treatments.
There are numerous conditions that can affect your skin. It is important to see a physician if you do not know what this is or how to treat it. If you have a chronic skin condition you will be able to treat it as soon as you see symptoms. Many of the most common skin problems are discussed in this a
This article discusses the common reasons for malaise and fatigue, which is explained. The symptoms of common diseases that cause malaise and fatigue are reviewed. Other possible reasons for malaise are also covered.
Constipation is a common problem, and the characteristics are listed in this article. Natural ways to relieve constipation are discussed. The difference between probiotics and prebiotics are also explained.
This article is in reponse to a challenge from Bill Holland. The article is about the memories I have for my grade school years with my family and friends.
GERD is acid reflux and this article gives statistics and symptoms. The infant GERD symptoms are also reviewed. The methods of diagnosis and the usual treatments are also included.
There are more than 80 different autoimmune diseases. People with rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus often have additional autoimmune diseases, which complicates their treatment. The symptoms and treatments are reviewed in this article.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a disorder where the median nerve in the hand is compressed and painful. The symptoms and the possible treatments are discussed in this article, as well as ways to help prevent the discomfort.
Endometriosis is a painful disease, and it is not always easily diagnosed. Infertility is another symptom. The signs, symptoms and treatment are discussed in this article. Homoeopathic treatments are also reviewed.
Hearing loss is a very common problem, which is especially true for aging adults. There are several types of hearing loss that are explained in this article. The way the ear works is also explained along with the types of hearing loss. Unfortunately, there are very few cures for hearing loss, and th
This is a story for the 5th Writing/photo challenge by Billybuc. This story is about a young girl in a family that is recovering from the loss of her brother. The relationship between the father, mother and daughter is difficult.
Learn about the 4 blood types: A, B, AB and O, plus learn about the positive and negative components. Each of these blood types affect the body differently, so this is also explained.
Hearing loss is a common problem in senior citizens. The types of hearing loss, the signs and symptoms of hearing loss and treatments are all reviewed in this article. The causes of hearing loss are also discussed in this article.
This article concerns my 11th anniversary as an author at Hubpages. It discusses some of my personal issues, along with my views about Hubpages. I have almost 500 articles available for reading at this time.
The triggers for anxiety disorders vary from one individual to another This article lists common examples of anxiety triggers. The signs and symptoms are discussed and there is a list of other types of anxiety disorders as well.
ACL injuries can happen to anyone, but they are most common with teenage and professional athletes. This article lists all the symptoms, the home treatment and the treatment that may be received by physicians for recovery. It lists ways to prevent ACL injuries as well.
Senior falls contribute greatly to morbidity and mortality around the world. Read about the fall statistics, the most common types of injuries and common medical problems of older people that cause falls. Learn of the multiple ways to help prevent falls at home.
Genealogy is a new way to solve some criminal cases, particularly cold cases. DNA research is very common today as people often like to know where their ancestors came from, what wars they fought in, what type of work they did and they like to know about the health of their ancestors.
Probiotics are full of microorganisms that aid the digestive system, which is naturally full of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Learn several probiotic facts and the benefits of taking these supplements. Read about the various studies that have been completed over the last few years.
Hypothyroid disease has some distinctive symptoms and your doctor can easily diagnose this disease. The treatment is fully explained in this article. Some causes of this disease are also discussed.
World hunger is a problem and new artificial and synthetic foods are being developed. Several of the companies working on meats and other products are listed. The method of making these foods is discussed, along with advantages of making these products.
There are many types of dementia, which are reviewed in this article. The signs and symptoms of dementia are listed along with medications that help control the symptoms. Other therapies are also discussed.
Prostate cancer is the most common cause of death in older men. There are very few symptoms of this cancer but there are several treatments for this cancer. The way this cancer is diagnosed and treated is explained.
Migraine headaches have no known cause, but there are numerous treatments for these headaches. The medications are discussed along with some alternative methods and other ways to reduce the pain of these headaches.
Osteoporosis is a disorder that is common for women. This is especially true if you have an autoimmune disease and receive cortisone medications. The bone density test is explained, along with several medications that are used to treat osteoporosis.
Ovanian cancer’s symptoms are so mild it is sometimes difficult to know that anything has changed. As with any cancer early diagnosis is the key to survival. This article discusses symptoms and treatments.
Vegetables and spices give us some very good vitamins and minerals. Certain foods have been shown to benefit the body in very specific ways. Some may help reduce the risk of diabetes, stroke or heart disease.
Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a disease that affects the muscles and currently has no cure. There are several types of MD, and they are more prevalent in men than women. This article explains the characteristics of each type of MD.
Numerous companies and research laboratories are working hard to find treatments with new medication and ways to use the plasma of people that have survived the COVID19 virus. Also, numerous companies are working to find a test to diagnose this virus quickly. Read about some of these new medications
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease and this article gives an overview of this disease. It also features some well-known people with MS. Symptoms. diagnosis and treatments are also reviewed.
Prostate cancer is discussed in this article, which lists examinations, problematic prostate symptoms, prostate cancer treatments and causes. Risk factors are also reviewed.
This article discusses possible changes someone might make in their lifestyle following the experiences of a pandemic. During the pandemic we have been taught some new lifestyle behaviors and they may continue after the pandemic has ended. Social distance is one of the most
This fan fiction story is in response to Lori Colbo’s (aka Lambservant) challenge. The young man in this story finds out some shocking news and the story includes his immediate family.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid backs up from the stomach into the esophagus. The symptoms, treatments and complications are all explained in this article.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is designed to help children and adults who have a problem with learning, remembering or other brain skill problems. CBT is explained in this article. Methods of improving brain function are also discussed. Cognitive training goals are explained.
Strained family relationships have been shown to cause an increased number of chronic health conditions, particularly in the older family members. In this article, negative and positive family relationships are reviewed along with their outcomes.
This is a flash fiction story inspired by Billybuc’s pictures. The story is about an abused woman who finds a new path in life. Domestic abuse is a serious problem for many women and most big cities have safe houses for these victims.
This informational article about the thyroid gland explains the symptoms and treatments for hypothyroid and hyperthyroid disorders. The multiple thyroid diseases are explained.
This fan fiction story was written to meet Billybuc’s Photo Challenge. A couple is hiking down the Pacific Coast tri mid-November. An early snowstorm makes camping a bit more uncomfortable. The story tells of the adventures this couple has while hiking and camping.
Originating in Wuhan, China, the coronavirus has now spread to over 20 countries as travelers to the region return to their respective nations. Is it a global health emergency? How can we prevent it from becoming one?
Rhythms of brain waves between two people who are in a conversation begin to match each other. A new study shows that the brains of an adult entertaining an infant also sync up. This impacts a child’s learning and understanding of their world.
Peripheral neuropathy is a common ailment, particularly for those with diabetes. The peripheral nerves are outside the brain and the spinal cord. When they are damaged it typically causes numbness, weakness and pain, which usually occurs in the hands and feet. It may affect other areas of your body.
The 3 most common types of skin cancer are basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma. This article lists suspected causes, treatments, risk factors and prevention measures. The large amount of current research is also discussed.
his five book series by Richard Paul Evans recounts the tale of a man, Alan Christoferson, who walks across America after his wife dies and he loses his business and home. He plans to walk from Seattle, Washington to Key. West, Florida. These books tells about the unusual people he meets.
Women should get a diagnostic mammogram at least biennial when they are 60 years of age or older. If there is a positive family history it is a good idea to talk with their physician, get a mammogram and possibly a blood test to check for the BRCA genes. Learn about dense breast tissues.
A large study for the treatment of cardiovascular disease concluded that patients should be treated using a team approach and on medications before invasive procedures are used. If a patient presents who is having a heart attack physicians will immediately work to restore the coronary blood supply.
A sedentary lifestyle is now being considered comparable to smoking in regards to serious health problems. There are new medical studies that prove sitting too many hours without moving is detrimental to your health. The studies are reviewed and suggestions are made to improve your health.
It is important to get an adequate amount of sleep each night to be productive. Two studies were recently completed on lack of sleep and the effects of total sleep deprivation. The effects on the brain and cognition effects with sleep deprivation is well documented.
Heart transplants began in 1967 and the technology for this surgery and the care afterwards has improved. There are risks after the transplant and they are discussed. A donor heart is typically received from a person who is brain dead, but recently a transplant was done with a heart from a deceased
Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol has been shown to have some health benefits. Overindulging with alcohol has numerous associated health problems. The benefit of red wine is explained and the allergic reaction from sulfites for some is also discussed. Risks of heavy drinking are reviewed.
In response to DzyMsLizzyty"s challenge, this story is about two twin sisters, a boyfriend and their relationship. One sister tries to protect her twin due to a boyfriend that is not so nice.
Celiac disease is a very difficult disease for patients as so many products contain gluten, plus millions of people do not realize they have the disease. The Beyond Celiac states 2.5 million people are undiagnosed. The symptoms and treatment recommendations are discussed in this article.
Pancreatic cancer is often diagnosed in the late stages of this disease. Often the patient will not have any side effects until they are in the later stages. Symptoms, prevention and treatment are all covered in this article.
Google is an excellent way to expand your genealogy research. This article provides instructions to use Google in several ways to narrow your research results. Google Books and Google Earth is discussed. The way to set up a Google alert is also explained.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) happen most frequently to children between 0-4 year old and people over 75 years of age due to falls. Moderate or severe TBIs often have long term of permanent physical or mental impairments. Learn the definition of TBIs, the symptoms and steps for recovery.
Anorexia nervosa is a very serious disorder. The history of this disorder dates back to the 1300-1400s. This article recounts my friend’s experience, the multiple symptoms of the disorder and the prognosis. Types of therapy are listed, along with current research.
This article gives you information about each federal census. It offers advice on researching your family tree and it give you specific information about each census. In 1790, the place and name of your ancestor is offered, but each ten years the amount of information gathered increases.
IBD is a problem for millions of people around the world. This article explains the differences in ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Symptoms, various treatments and risk factors for these diseases are all discussed. The diagnosis for IBDs is also reviewed.
Vaping has been associated with illness, hospitalizations and death this year. We do not know exactly what is causing this problem, but the FDA and CDC are looking carefully at this problem Do not buy any vaping product off the street. This article lays out the factual information.
The flu vaccine is ready for the 2019-2020 season. This vaccine saves lives, so learn the facts. People older than six months should be vaccinated according to the CDC. In 2018, 80,000 in the U.S. died from the flu, plus numerous people were hospitalized. A new vaccine must be developed each year.
Neck and back pain are a common problem for anyone over 40 years of age. Some stretches and specific exercises may help reduce pain. When everything else fails radiofrequency neurotomy may be a good option. This procedure is explained in this article.
The Hepatitis viruses are very serious. Hepatitis A,B,C and D each have unique viruses that cause damage to the liver. Hepatitis A is the least deadly, but it can still make you very ill. The other viruses are described in this article with their symptoms and preventative vaccines.
COPD is an obstructive lung disease that cannot be fully healed, but it can be controlled with the new inhalers, nebulizer medications and the respiratory vest. For millions of people have COPD, it is so important to follow the instructions and learn how to use an inhaler properly.
California has thousands living on the street. Multiple diseases have increased; medieval diseases, are a concern Typhus, typhoid fever and hepatitis cases have risen. Overcrowding, needles, urine and feces on the street is a danger, plus the number of rats that carry infected fleas is a problem.
The adolescent brain is growing and creating new pathways for thoughts. The brain is changing throughout adolescence, with some brain cells being eliminated and other pathways maturing. Stress and diet can play a role in the devolopment of the brain. This article spells out the process.
This is a fan fiction article about a couple when the wife gets her purse stolen. How she reacts, the husband’s response and the robber getting arrested are all part of the story.
Longevity is another word for life expectancy. Scientists have determined various ways to look at life expectancy for human beings. They have used muscle loss in senior citizens, diet and weight, genetics, environmental factors and psychological aspects to predict longevity.
This article explains the risk of dementia when taking certain medications, particularly the drugs that are anticholinergics. People over 55 years of age are at a higher risk for dementia if they are taking multiple medications daily. Older patients in the hospital are at a higher risk for delirium.
Chronological age and biological age are two different things, which is fully explained in this article. The importance of biological age and healthy ways to reduce your aging are reviewed in this article.
Macular degeneration is a disease that affects the eyes and occurs typically for people over the age of 50. As 10 million Americans have this disease, it is good to get regular eye exams. There are some treatments when it becomes more serious, but it is considered an incurable disease.
Lou Gehrig’s disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) is a fatal disease with no cure. The life expectancy after diagnosis is 2-4 years, but some people live 10 years. This article explains the symptoms, treatments and the new research.
Brain injuries occur in 1.7 million people annually in the United States. This story is based on my personal experience as an RN working in ICU. We are taught to keep our emotions out of patient care, but this case really upset me at the time, maybe because he was 17 years old.
Back pain is a very common problem. This article explains ways to prevent having a back problem. It also discusses various kinds of back surgeries and what to expect during the procedure and in recovery.
This is a Fan Fiction article about a seniors who are spending their summer in the Adirondack Mountains. A widow and widower meet and find love they thought they would never happen again at their age.
Parkinson’s disease can be difficult to diagnose, and this article gives you statistics, common symptoms, treatments and ongoing research. The changes in the brain are described and some of the possible causes.
This Fan Fiction story could apply to a woman or a man who loses their life partner, particularly at a young age. The difficulty of working through grief, particularly with young children is explored.
Trusting your intuition can help you make the best decisions. This article explains the way the mind works when making decisions, and it also explains the benefits of intuitive thinking. Ways to improve your intuition are included.
At the request of some people I have written a conclusion for this Fan Fiction article. This touches on a woman recovering from an abusive husband and her relationship with a police officer that helped her at the time of her divorce.
Sickle Cell anemia is a very painful disease that destroys the lining of blood vessels and often organs. There is a new medication that helps prevent a SCA crisis and the stem cell replacement that may cure a patient with this difficult disease. Symptoms and treatments are explained in this article.
There are numerous benefits to positive thinking, and negative feelings cause unwanted results. Goals, health and ways to stay positive are all discussed in this article. The way the brain works with positive and negative thoughts is explained.
This is a Fan Fictional story about an abused woman and a caring police officer. This lady’s husband is an alcoholic and abusive. This thoughtful policeman befriends this woman in her time of need.
This article explains many facts associated with dreaming, the physiological and psychological components. It recounts the history of scientific studies, and many little known facts are included. Nightmares and lucid dreaming is also discussed. The difference between men and women’s dreams is expl
There are numerous myths concerning sleep. This article explains the various stages of sleep, and it lists numerous myths concerning sleep. It also explains the dangers of not getting an adequate amount of sleep each night and the symptoms of insomnia.
This Fan Fiction article tells the story about a couple who have to make a serious decisions that impacts their future, and that of their child’s.
As 15%-20% of people age 65 or older suffer from mild cognitive impairment, transcranial magnetic stimulation may be able to reverse memory loss. This magnetic stimulation was used in a clinical study to reverse memory loss.TMS has almost no side effects. The study is explained in this article.
Ann Carr put forth a fiction challenge about 5 months ago. I came across my beginning paragraphs a couple of days ago and finished it. This is a short fictional story, that may not be short enough. I usually do not post fictional articles, so I hope any comments will be totally honest with me.
Food allergies are an immune system response shortly after eating a particular food. They affect about six to eight percent of children under age three and up to three percent of adults. The common food allergies, preventions and symptoms are explained. The increase in food allergies is discussed.
The benefits of positive thinking for life and good health are explained. Cancer does not seem to be affected by a positive attitude. A longer life and better health is possible with a positive attitude.
The oldest city in the United States is St. Augustine. Read about the Spaniards and the English history. The history of St. Augustine is interesting, and there is so much to see if you visit. There are numerous festivals, great restaurants and excellent shopping opportunities.
The evolving English language over several centuries is fascinating as 1,000 new words added annually. If you are an older adult, millenials and teenagers use several words and abbreviations you may not be familiar with, but they are discussed in this article.
The bald eagle has a fascinating history in the U.S. They are large raptors with hooked, yellow beaks and claws. They have come off of the endangered species list. The species is on the Great Seal of the U.S. and is used on most official documents from the president. It is on vehicles and podiums.
Services dogs have different types of training depending on the needs of an individual. There are dogs that can detect cancer due to their sense of smell, dogs for veterans that have PTSD or traumatic injuries (through non-profit agencies), and dogs that are used by the police and in the military.
This article gives the facts on leaky gut syndrome. The way the leaky gut syndrome affects the digestive system is explained and the common symptoms are discussed. There is a lis of healthy foods that may heal this medical issue and foods to avoid are also listed.
There are numerous advancement for patients due to new technology. This article explains pharmacogenomic testing, RNA technology, heart valve replacements and new cancer treatments. The treatment for acute strokes and hemorragic strokes is also explained. Artificial intelligence has made advances.
There are 60 national parks and 417 parks totally in the USA. The scenery is spectacular, and there are birds, animals and beautiful mountains and rivers to enjoy. This article describes some of the top national parks and lists some of the others. Each park offers there own scenery and
This article discusses how various foods can cause and increase in your body anti-inflammatory response, and it may actually cause an increase in the pain due to autoimmune diseases. These diets are primarily vegetarian, but there are choses. It also provides information of Leaky Gut Syndrome.
Marshall Mendoff, the owner of Xyleco, is a scientist that has discovered a way to convert the cellulose in plant life in biofuel. Xyleco has also developed numerous other products from plant life, such as: household products, plastic silverware replacements, livestock feed, fertilizer, cosmetics.
Osteoporosis causes 8.9 million fractures on an international level. Learn how osteoporosis affects a person, how it is diagnosed and how this condition is treated. Why are men and woman affected by bone loss at different ages? This article explains all the facts concerning this silent disease.
Carbon Capture and Storage is a important tool that tackles climate change, provides energy security, creates jobs and economic prosperity. The types of CCS are described and the technology, capture, transportation and storage are all described. This stops greenhouse gases from polluting our skies.
Many people choose New Year’s resolutions on January 1st, but few are successful long-term. Resolutions must be realistic and planned. Written resolutions are more successful and they are tied to an individual’s happiness. I've included happiness studies and suggested resolutions.
The polio-like virus we frequently hear of on TV is actually acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). The CDC started keeping track of the number of people infected in 2014, and the number has steadily increased. It can paralysis limbs and have other serious effects. There is no cure and no way to prevent it.
Alexa and Echo Dot are popular technology tools that can convert your home into a smart home. Owners of the Echo speak commands and ask questions, which always get answered. Recordings are kept at Amazon in the cloud, and now they are being subpoenaed for use in criminal court cases.
According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 3 million people in the US have a peanut allergy. Peanut allergies for children have been on the rise in recent years, and the symptoms of this allergy can be severe. This article gives the facts for children’s food allergies.
Infant mortality (infant death prior to age one) is a problem throughout the world. Causes of infant mortality, including birth defects, are explained. Ways to have a healthy pregnancy and prevent infant mortality are also covered.
Lymphoma is a serious cancer that is treatable, especially if it is found early. Even stage III or IV patients have a good chance of living 5 years or more, and there are many cures being explored. Knowing the facts about symptoms is important to avoid a late diagnoses. Treatments are discussed.
Subliminal messages are perceived by the unconscious brain. There is not as much subliminal messaging happening in the US now as previously reported, but there could be subtle messages that are received unconsciously. Messaging has probably been used by or political operatives, yet it may not work.
About 1 in 3 US citizens are providing care for an older adult. Facts, tips and methods to cope with difficulties are discussed. Caregiver burnout symptoms are reviewed, as is coping with the difficulties of caring for a loved one.
Addiction to cell phones, computers, tablets and even TV time is becoming more common. Children and teenager information for use of technology is explored with suggestions for help. Possible problems are listed for the use of too much exposure to technology, which may be an addiction.
Repetitive movements or unwanted sounds, known as tics, are the hallmark symptoms of Tourette syndrome (TS). The tics are simple or complex. There is no cure, although there are treatments for the symptoms. TS is usually diagnosed in children, and boys are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop TS.
The tongue is a unique part of the body, and it is a muscle that never tires. The future may see the tongue becoming a biometric authentication as each person’s tongue is totally unique. The way the taste buds work is explained. Potential problems reflected by the tongue is explained.
The early signs of a heart attack should not be ignored, and they are made clear in this article. The way the heart works and what happens during a heart attack is explained. The symptoms are listed for a a major heart attack also. Risk factors are listed and possible treatments are explained.
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a very serious disease for children under the age of 20. This article explains what Type 1 diabetes is and what treatments are necessary. It also explains all the new research, and it lists the symptoms of T1D. The possible complications are also discussed.
The schools in the US have numerous complicated problems in educating our students to obtain a skill set to move forward in life, plus the capability to think and problem solve. The overcrowding in schools, parental indifference or lack of funding. This article is based on my independent research.
Huntington’s disease is an inherited disease caused by a single abnormal gene, and there is no cure. Symptoms usually appear in the 30s or 40s but juvenile Huntington’s disease can occur before age 20. The defective gene (called Huntingtin) causing this disease was discovered in 1993.
This is a very delicious recipe for pulled pork that is cooked in the oven. The recipe makes a tasty meat, and it is very easy to do. The brine solution and the dry rub give this meat a wondeful taste, and the meat is amazingly tender. This makes a large quantity of meat, which is great for a crowd.
As 5%-10% of cancers occur due to inheritance, do you need to get tested? This article explains gene mutations, and the types of cancer they represent. They are listed, and the way DNA is attacked is explained. Mitochondrial cells can be checked on a routine basis in biopsies to prevent disease.
There are many medical advances that are available to trained orthopedic physicians that will heal an injury or chronic pain problem. This article describes the procedures, including stem cell therapy, prolotherapy, platelet rich plasma therapy and acupuncture. These procedures may prevent surgerie.
When your spouse passes away, you may experience broken heart syndrome, which puts you, as the grieving mate, at a higher risk for cardiovascular events. Tips for the bereaved spouse along with suggestions for family and friends to help get through the grieving process are included.
Crohn's disease vs ulcerative colitis is explained, along with the common symptoms, diagnostic methods and the most common treatments. There is no cure for this disease, but it usually can be controlled.
Conflicts are a fact of life, at work, at social functions and definitely in relationships. There are ways to resolve conflicts in all these areas of your life. Learn how to resolve these issues.
This article explains what the roator cuff is and when you need surgery, plus ways to prevent shoulder damage. It is partially based on my personal experience as I am recovering from the surgery.
This article explains how the brain works in relation to superstitions, and it lists the most common superstitions held by most people. The definition of superstitions is included in this article.
Worry and stress can dominate our lives, and this article shares my personal experience and lists the negative physical effects on your body. It gives you ways to reduce your stress level and worry.
Hepatitis C has been a very difficult disease to treat, and 130-175 million people suffer from this disease worldwide. There are new medications that have a 97% cure rate, although they are expensive.
Sadly polio is increasing, particularly in Pakistan, Afganistan and Nigeria, Children under five have not been allowed the vacination. Dr. Jonas Salk was a pioneer in polio. Enjoy his life story.
This article describes the work Sew Much Comfort does for wounded vets from all branches of the service. They make adaptive clothing at no charge to the vets that provides comfort and dignity.
This article discusses the erroneous emails stating lemons cure cancer. It also thoroughly covers the various ways our bodies are more prone to get cancer, and it suggests several healthy suggestions.
There are 76 million baby boomers, many of whom are struggling to survive financially. This article considers downsizing your home and moving to a less expensive area of the country.
The Long QT Syndrome is a rare heart disease that is ususally genetically inherted. The heart problem symptoms are unusual; fainting, seizures and sudden death. Diagnosis are explained.
Dehydrating foods is a great way to take advantage of fruits and vegetables when they are in season, so the price is lower. The meats, vegetables and fruits can be stored for several months.
This article explains seasonal affective disorder, the symptoms and causes. It also discusses ways you can overcome this problem and avoid the depression of winter. The winter blues can be treated.
This article discusses the vast number of aging adults that are caregivers for their elderly parent. My personal experience is included, and the statistical changes over the past several years,
The three wise men brought gold, frankincense and myrrh when Jesus was born. This article tells of the uses of frankincense and myrrh in ancient times and how it is used today.
Low back pain is very common and many people get sciatica during their lifetime. There are several treatments, such as: medicaiton, physical therapy, corticosteroid injections and surgery as a last resort. It is very painful, but there are some prevention techniques listed in this article.
This article is designed for new authors. The most common mistakes of new authors are listed and explained, with some examples of ways to improve your writing for short stories or fiction books.
There are many things we can learn from nature in regards to working together in a group for the common good and to accomplish goals in helping those in need. Simple guidelines are discussed.
Conducting interviews for stories to include in the Mysterious and Miraculous series of books takes some skill. It is important to listen carefully, not interrupting, so you get all the details.
Effective Communication is comprised of good listening skills, verbal and nonverbal expression. The benefits are improved relationships, more effective problem solving and a deepened connection.
The touching story of one man's survival at the battle of Guadalcanal in WWII. The horror of this battle is described. On the island 1,592 men died, and 5,041 Navy men died who were supporting them.
Adjusting to a prosthesis after a leg amputation takes a lot of hard work. Physical therapy is mandatory when learning to walk again. This article discusses the necessary accessories necessary.
The inflammatory response occurs with injuries and chronic illnesses. Some foods are known to increase inflammation in the body, and other foods will decrease inflammation and pain.
Solo travel for women requires planning. Since safety is a primary goal, the article includes tips for handling valuables and advice on how to keep cash and traveler’s checks protected and secure.
Harvard completed clinical studies on teens being self-conscious. The activation of the prefontal cortex of the brain is more active in adolescents than adults, which causes this self-consciousness.
Pancreatic cancer facts, symptoms, causes of cancer and cancer treatment are all covered. The Whipple procedure, chemotherapy and radiation are discussed. Survival rates are listed so you will know what to expect with this diagnosis.
This article explains the differences between anxiety, worry and fear. This article explains how fear can control aspects of your life. There are several ways to control fear and move forward with .
Alfred Hitchcock, the "Master of Syuspense," had a fascinating life and career. He took twisted plots that reflected evil and they always had a twist to the ending also. He won Academy Awards and more
This article has many facts on elephants. The elephant is Africa are a shrinking group. Poaching for ivory is a huge problem in Africa and slowly killing thousands of elephants annually.
Cushing syndrom disease, the cause and symptoms and treatment are discussed. Dogs can get Cushing syndrome and Addison's disease. The hypothalamous, the pituitary gland, and the adrenals together make cortisol.
Autoimmune hepatitis is a disease that can be mild or very serious as it causes inflammation of the liver. Learn about the risk factors and symptoms of the disease, as well as how it is diagnosed and treated.
PTSD symptoms, cognitive therapy and helping organizations are all part of this large problem that faces so many vets returning from war. Learn all the symptoms and treatmentss. There are dogs trained to help PTSD affected vets.
People are often easily distracted when driving, doing household choirs or even when trying to concentrate. You can retrain your brain to improve concentration, to live a healthier and happier life.
Geneticall Modified Organisms (GMO) are being used to creat new foods is very large numbers. At this time most GM food products are not labeled as such. The bee colony collapse is a major problem.
Amalgam fillings have been known to cause mercury toxicity and they have been banned in many European countries. The list of mercury poisoning symptoms are listed and other filling choices are listed.
This article discusses random acts of kindness, the definition of kindness, acts of kindness and kindness quotes are all included in this article. The effect on us when we perform acts of kindness are highlighted, including gratitude. The many examples may give the reader an idea of ways to change.
Duke University Medical Center are working on clinical studies of the brain, using one rat with electrodes in Brazil and another located in North Carolina. Brain communication occurs between the rats.
The definition for sociopath, a borderline personality disorder, and symptoms of sociopaths are all included in this article. Sociopath symptoms are listed, and also, the genetic component is explain.
This article is about asthma in general, as well as specific triggers and treatments. Written by an experienced nurse.
There is a difference between genetic and environmental diseases. Genetic DNA predisposition health testing can let an individual know if they are prone to get specific diseases
Anger management classes can be very beneficial for those that have trouble controlling their anger. Anger is also often associated with substance abuse. Physical changes due to anger is covered.
This article discusses any having a purpose in your life. The way we address life problems and the way we help each other is explained also. Prayer provides answers to many problems
This article explains new information about seizures from the symptoms of seizures to the treatment of an epileptic seizure. The new implantable devices to control seizures is explained in detail.
This article describes the mentoring program of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America. It is for the purpose of knowing how to help the children of our nation. Mentorship is encouraged for children.
This article is about the obstetricians and gyncologists that think birth control pills should be sold over the counter without a doctor's prescription.to provider Contraception the uninsured..
This article is a review of the best selling book, Elephant Whisperer, by Lawrence Anthony Page. This is an excellent story about a conservationist that save a herd of rogue elephants. He is in charge of a large animal reserve and the exciting adventures are numerous.
This article discusses all the advantages of seeing Europe by high speed rail. There are several different types of trains and scenic tours available for most of the Central and Western Europe.
This article discusses gender prediction. Various methods to sway your chances of having a boy or having a girl are reviewed. Diet may be a factor and this article explains different methods.
This article explains the scientific studies that have been done to compare types of arthrtiis to weather conditions. Low temperatures, high humidity and barometric pressure changes have all been studied in relation to joint pain of people with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
This article is about the 351 prisoners exonerated through DNA testing. The Innocent Project's purpose and goals are explained in details. The reasons innocent people are incarcerated are explained.
This article is about massage therapy for people with osteoarthritis. Clinical studies have proven massage therapy provides pain relief and improved range of motion.
This article answers the question, :What is yawning?" It also discusses the scientific studies about yawning and the ramifications of excessive yawning.
This article explains all the various aspects of in home care services and services for the elderly. The types of services offered by home health care agencies, including PT are listed and the cost.
This article heralds the great advances in genetic medicine that will treat some of the worst diseases. The article also explains the cause of Lou Gehrig's disease. Improvement in Aids Tx is also see.
This article explains types of scars; keloid, hpertrpohic, acne, contractures and face scars and the possible treatment. The typical medical procedures and surgeries for scars are explained in detail.
This history of peach trees and how to grow your own tree is described. Peaches are nourishing and a delicious. An easy recipe for peach cobbler is also included.
The loss of a loved one is so difficult. It expresses the feelings of helplessness and grief. The article discusses making funeral arrangements when you are in good health, which is easier of family.
Psoriatic arthritis is an autoimmune disease coupled with psoriasis. Causes treatments are discussed in full. This article also includes diet guidelines to alleviate the symptoms.
Misothonia is a condition where individuals have a hypersensitivity to background sounds or visual stumuli, ignored by most people. Sounds can actually send the individual into a rage. The noises trigger the fight versus flight syndrome. There is no cure.
This article is about people who use super human strength to save another person. A person often becomes a hero when the physiological stress of the fight or flight response occurs, with the release of adrenalin.
The difficulty of comforting someone when they have experienced the loss of a loved one or when they have a loved one that is dying is discussed, The stages of grief are reviewed and suggestions for talking with the bereaved are covered.
The worst tuberculosis epidemic in this country in the past 20 years is hidden from the public in Jacksonville, Florida. TB facts, TB signs and symptoms and treatment are all covered in this article.
Cellphone manners and etiquette are discussed, listing guidelines. Rudeness by people using cellphones is growing. Dangers of driving while texting or talking on the cellphone are reviewed.
This article recounts the history of phlebotomy, starting back with blood letting by the Eqyptians in 1000 A.D. The fascinating history of blood-letting is recounted through the Middle Ages up to current events.
This article provides two great recipes for smoked pulled pork and smoked beef brisket.
Cosmetic and plastic surgery that is completed during overseas travel is growing rapidly. Several of the top countries are reviewed, as well we, the costs.
This article has incredible chocolate recipes that are easy and delicious. The history of chocolate spans the centuries and chocolate is the favorite flavor for many desserts.
This article uses three easy recipes for kielbasa recipes. Polish kielbasa has many wonderful recipes for casseroles, sandwiches and soups.
This article has two excellent recipes for Sunday dinner using pork loin. The first is cooked on the rotisserie. The second recipe is Cho shao, a Cantonese recipe for roast pork.
Online dating sites are a booming business, and there are various types that will suite almost anyone. Types of sites, safety and personality profiles are discussed.
This recipe article has two recipes, one for marinaded chicken breast, grilled and sliced. The other if for an easy chicken salad. Both are delicious, easy recipes.
This article contains the easy recipe for Natural Peanut Butter Pie, which is low calorie. Historical information on peanuts is included along with their nutritional values. This is an easy recipe and it is delicious.