Midlife Motherhood: What's Age Got To Do With It?
If you're trying to figure out your chances of having a C-section, look in your wallet. If you have a health insurance card, research shows that you're more likely to deliver by cesarean than a woman who's uninsured or covered by Medicaid, the ... Views:810
CA-125 and TVU Tests For Ovarian Cancer
The carcinogenic antigen (CA) 125 blood test measures levels of a protein that is normally confined within a cell. If, however, cell walls are inflamed or damaged, the protein may be released into the bloodstream. Ovarian cancer cells may produce an ... Views:483
Experiencing anger is extremely dangerous to your health. Itcauses your adrenaline and blood pressure to rise up at abovenormal levels. Moreover, you could end up hurting someone ordoing something that you will regret later on.
Here are 7 fantastic tips to help you be the one in control ... Views:511
You pick up a packaged product and begin to read the label.
You see that it contains 8 fat grams, 300 calories and 20 grams of sugar. Based on that information, you decide to eat the product, believing that the eight fat grams are all that you need to worry about.
That is what the ... Views:610
Have you ever wondered 'exactly' why we tend to sleep longer when we're sick? As you might already know, we sleep in "sleep cycles". We can categorize these cycles into "light sleep", and "deep sleep." But just HOW important deep sleep is to our immune system?...
As you read, it's during the ... Views:705
A recent study done by the University of California and the shocking finding of it: "People who sleep 8 hours or more have a 50% higher mortality (death) rate than people who sleep less." Yes, it's true that such a study was carried out, in fact in a moment I will give you a link to a short 2 ... Views:530
A lot of people feel "tired", and blame it on getting not enough sleep, or other external factors. Basically, the fact that they're tired is always "out of control." What they don't know is that there's a reason for feeling "tired", and that there's a simple method to change "tired" to ... Views:433
One of the biggest questions I get asked all the time is ¡§Are naps good for you? Or bad? I've heard both sides of the story.¡¨ I'd like to settle this argument once and for all right here, and reveal to you how you can properly manage your sleep to create an abundance of energy in your life, ... Views:415
MYTH #1 ) ¡§If you sleep longer, you'll be more awake and have more energy in your life¡¨
TRUTH: Sleeping Longer ROBS You of Energy and Damages your Sleeping System.
There are several reasons why sleeping longer damages your sleep system. What most people don't know is that there is a very ... Views:494
Wanna know the truth? If you’re going to be slim, you’re going to have to swim against the current. You’re going to have to take charge of your body and make your own decisions…cause if you go with the flow today, I guarantee that you’re going to be fat.
Here are 3 reasons why:
#1) ... Views:633
While you know “omega” as the last letter of the Greek alphabet, and meaning, “the end,” it is doubtful that you have heard the end about “omega-3 fatty acids.” In fact, you’ll be hearing more and more about this long-chain fatty acid and how important it is to your health, and how ... Views:1314
In recent years, scientists have found that some of the complications of obesity, which include diabetes, hypertension, insulin resistance, and heart disease, were more clearly related to the central distribution of fat (excessive fat tissue in the abdominal region), than to overall level of ... Views:467
Have you ever had major surgery? If you have, you will know that once the anesthesia has worn off, the first thing the doctors and nurses require of you is to “get out of bed” and move! But, “wait a minute,” you cry, “I just had major surgery--let me rest.” Thankfully, however, for you, that ... Views:710
We all know how important getting adequate calcium is for building strong bones and teeth, and for preventing osteoporosis, a condition of gradually weakening brittle bones. But did you know that recent research has discovered that adding calcium to your diet can also promote increased weight ... Views:471
School is out, summertime is here, and the time to prepare for a fun vacation has arrived. Aside from all the obvious objective preparations such as mapping out the best route to your destination, making hotel reservations along the way, and highlighting all the special sites to see are the not ... Views:2463
Almost every woman has, at one time or another, felt so fatigued she wanted to cry. But for some women, and for a variety of reasons - including menopause, caring for a new-born, working odd hours, chronic anxiety, and poverty, to name only a few - fatigue is a constant, not an occasional, ... Views:542
Most of us are familiar with the many things we’re told to have checked—our cholesterol, our weight, our blood pressure, our hearts, and so on—and we know that if something comes up “wrong”, we’ll be told something we need to take or do. But how many of us know how to avoid something going ... Views:401
I’m just guessing, but here’s what your experience with back pain has probably been like:
You probably went to your family doctor first, or a chiropractor. Your visit likely only lasted 15 minutes or so… they poked around and confirmed that you do have back pain and gave you a prescription for ... Views:479
Medicinal plants are part of our social life. Since ages, we have been using medicinal plants for curing various disorders. Home remedies are less expensive than other system of medicines. Generally, it is harmless, easy to access, eco-friendly and cheaper. Anyone can afford these medicines. ... Views:17051
A fortunate group of people get to the moment in their life where they consciously decide to procreate, go at it and the miracle happens. Many of us get pregnant first and then consider the consequences. While some couples prefer to take a completely relaxed approach ... Views:697
The Herbal Mood Booster
Only a small number of clinical trials have evaluated Rhodiola rosea as a treatment for depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. But we have seen so many patients respond remarkably well to the herb that we consider it an important addition to the ... Views:4894
PSA Tests For Prostate Cancer
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) was discovered in 1979. It is a protein produced by the cells that line the inside of the prostate. Prostate cancer changes the cellular barriers that normally keep PSA within the ductal system of the prostate, causing PSA to be ... Views:548
The Shaman and Intent
Intent + Emotion + Knowledge = Shaman
There are 3 elements to being a Shaman: intent, emotional control and impeccable skills. Here we will look at intent.
"Intent is not a thought, or an object, or a wish. Intent is what can make a man succeed when his thoughts tell him ... Views:463
Do you want the truth? Just how bad are carbohydrates?
After all every food advertisement you see today makes it sound like you should hunt down and destroy the pesky things. I mean every food is now given a net carb count.
Even beer commercials are going low carb. Geez, beer never had more ... Views:680
Americans are more concerned about health than ever before, so we should also have an equal amount of concern for our pets ... particularly with regard to the ingredients in their food. We would want the ingredients in our pets' food to be acceptable for human consumption.
After all, If ... Views:639
Modern life can be a maze of challenges and stresses to our natural energetic state. Ideally it is optimal to have our energetic state balanced, in particular the chakras and acupuncture meridians. For reference I will call this ideal state "perfect balance".
Practicing yoga is a great way to ... Views:938
“One day, men, too, will benefit. But today, it is our turn. Today the big health breakthroughs are woman-wise cures—cures discovered by women, with women... for women.
“One day,” says Susan Lark, M.D., pioneer of woman-wise cures, “all medicine will be practiced this way.”
Surprisingly, ... Views:422
So you're excited about buying a treadmill. You're looking forward to having a premium piece of fat-burning equipment available to you 24-7 at your convenience.
Rain, snow, sleet or hail, it doesn't matter because you'll be able to workout anyway!
But wait a minute - so many treadmill ... Views:997
Patalkot is a lovely landscape located at a depth of 3000-3200 feet in a valley. Because of the great depth at which it is located this place is christened as 'Patalkot' ('Patal means very deep, in Sanskrit). Patalkot is spread over an area of 79 Sq.Km. It is a treasure of forest and herbal ... Views:5663
Would you like to utilize an ancient secret to obtain more peace in your life, confidence and a painless childbirth? This is a simple but almost magical method for manifesting your heart desires.
Most of us have been programmed to believe that getting what we want involves struggle and effort. ... Views:581
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The statistics are terrifying.
The World Health Organization labels obesity an epidemic. The International Obesity Taskforce labels it a fully global epidemic - a pandemic.
Two out of every 3 Americans are overweight. One out of every 3 is obese.
Even our kids are affected with an ... Views:728
Any doctor worth their salt will tell you diets don't work.Plain and simple. Surprised?
Well you might be. You can't get away from all the talk about South Beach, Atkins, Low Carb, Zone ... you name it, they're talking about it. It's on TV, in magazines... everywhere you look.
And of course ... Views:658
Time to catch a baby - By James Middleton
Copyright 2004 firstname.lastname@example.org
Time to catch a baby
- or in other words;
"Where the hell are the midwives?"
Well, I thought having a home birth with my wife would be a simple process.
Fact is, in the UK - less than ... Views:469
Forget "fight or flight" as the only duo of responses in the face of stress. For women, there's a third response: "befriend". A landmark UCLA study turned five decades of stress research on its head with the revelation that a cascade of brain chemicals gives women a larger behavioral repertoire ... Views:476
Treadmills have experienced substantial growth over the years. They are designed to enhance the most popular form of exercising - running and walking. Treadmills are built on the basic premise that the more effort you put in, the more you will get out. As other fitness equipment and gimmicks ... Views:529
Grips are the least expensive yet one of the most important parts of a golf club. Remember, the grip is the only part of the clubs that you make contact with, so it’s extremely important to make sure that you have the right size and the right quality of material. If you use a club grip that is ... Views:1401
Is there any adventure or fun in smoking? Absolutely not! Don’t be fooled by the fun packed advertisements of the cigarette making companies. There is no “taste”, no “fun” and no “adventure” in smoking cigarettes. These are just the slogans of the cigarette making companies which are multiplying ... Views:473
Weight loss begins from the neck up… in your mind.
How to think like a naturally thin person.
Thoughts are powerful, they are a reflection of the quality of your life. If you want to make a change in your life, then you first have to change what is being said in your ... Views:7727
Medicinal plants have been curing various disorders in human being from the time immemorial. Allopathic drugs sometimes show negative effect or side effects but herbs are safer and easy to access. The herbal treatments are cheap as compared to allopathic drugs. Sciatica is a common disorder by ... Views:21557
The Chinese have studied ways of creating and maintaining health & longevity for thousands of years. One of “the jewels” coming out of this quest for everlasting youth is the gentle, life enhancing exercise practice of Qigong (pronounced chee-GUNG). Commonly known as ... Views:1422
What can we do to avoid sickness, debility, and senility in our lives? What can we do to help ourselves heal from diseases or afflictions already a part of our lives? What can we do to create a longer, healthier, enjoyable, and more productive life? I suggest we look toward the ancient wisdom of ... Views:2462
Unhealthy eating patterns can be changed and healed over time by discovering what is “eating at you” on a fundamental, deep, no-nonsense level. These issues can be best eliminated through uncovering and releasing them, rather than the usual cover-up tactics of useless dieting.
Periodic ... Views:1096
More and more people are seeking the expertise of an acupuncturist as Chinese Medicine becomes more and more mainstreamed. Acupuncture provides a highly effective way for people to heal themselves naturally. It stimulates, strengthens, and balances the flow of vital energy (Qi) throughout the ... Views:1002
What can we do to avoid sickness, debility, and senility in our lives? What can we do to help ourselves heal from diseases or afflictions already a part of our lives? What can we do to create a longer, healthier, enjoyable, and more productive life? I suggest we look toward the ancient wisdom of ... Views:766
I meet my new dolphin 'pod' adventurers at the charter airport: diverse, travel weary, filled with unknown anticipations. They don't know it yet but they are about to enter a Divine Recipe of great equalizers: the sun, the sea, a custom built tri-maran and countless numbers of wild, free ... Views:737
You are probably saying...yuck, I've heard all of this stuff before. What really prompted me to discuss this topic is a program I saw recently on PBS:
It was about diet wars and the "shape of America." Shame on us! Check out this ... Views:663
The following is an excerpt from the book The Savvy Senior: The Ultimate Guide to Health, Family, and Finances for Senior Citizens
by Jim Miller
Published by Hyperion; June 2004; $13.95US/$19.95CAN; 1-4013-0749-3
-The Basics of Medicare-
We all know what Medicare is, ... Views:578