Acne Acne is a skin condition that effects almost 80% of teenagers, both male and female. It tends to start at the onset of puberty and can last until the early twenties…

Aging (Eight Steps to Aging Well) Sensible tips on diet, vision, lowering the risk of atherosclerosis, heart disease, stroke and cancer, sensible exercise and more…

Breast Feeding is Best Are Breast-Fed Babies Smarter than formula fed babies? An 18-year study by John Horwood and David Fergusson comparing the IQ test scores and rates of high school completion of 1,000 children says that might be the case…

Excessive Bruising Bruising occurs when blood vessels under the skin rupture as a result of a blow or bump. Blood spills into the underlying tissue resulting in pain and swelling, as well as the familiar black and blue marks…

Canker Sores These small but painful ulcers occur in the mouth. They can develop on the gums, the tongue, inside the cheek or on the lips. Canker sores have a white center and a red border, they are contagious and occur most often in females…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome People suffering from Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) develop progressively increasing finger stiffness in the morning, their grip weakens, and they experience crippling pain in their hands and wrists…

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Cataracts Studies show that most people, if they live long enough, will develop cataracts. Cataracts impair vision by the progressive clouding of the lens of the eye. This is caused by damage to the protein of the lens of the eye…

Common Cold The symptoms of the common cold include sneezing, coughing, congestion, headache, sore throat, watery eyes, aches and pains, and fever. Modern medicine has yet to find a cure. One reason is that the virus which causes colds comes in hundreds of different forms. It is also able to change size and shape making the formulation of a vaccine almost impossible.

Fungal Infections Fungus infections can occur in many parts of the body – on the skin between the toes (athletes foot), under the nails, on the scalp, in bearded areas, the genitals, in the vagina or mouth, as well as internal surfaces. What can help…

Gingivitis The symptoms of Gingivitis include inflammation and swelling of the gums, bleeding and receding gums, and often pain. Gingivitis should not be left untreated as it can be the early stage of more serious periodontal diseases…

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Heart (B Vitamins Reduce Heart Disease in Women) Eric B. Rimm, Sc.D., and colleagues assessed the diet and health of more than 80,000 nurses. They found that 95 percent of the women who had the highest intakes of Folic Acid(an average of 696 mcg per day) and B6 (4.6 mg per day) had a significantly reduced incidence of heart disease….

Heart (Five Steps to a Healthier Heart) Step 1: Eat five to ten servings per day of fresh fruits and vegetables. Studies have shown that populations that eat large amounts of fruits and vegetables have half the cardiovascular disease rate of those that don’t. So the more fruits and vegetables that you can include in your diet the better. Scientists are discovering new aspects and benefits of foods all the time so although taking supplements like beta-carotene and fiber may be beneficial, they can not give you all the advantages found in a variety of foods.

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Herpes To most people the word “herpes” means genital herpes, a virus that is transmitted through sexual contact. However herpes is in fact a family of viruses that is extremely widespread…

Immune System (Boost Your Immune System) The immune system is made of various bodily components including organs, bone marrow, cells, antibodies and chemicals, as well as the nutrients that help nourish and generate them. Listed below are the Top Ten supplements to help keep your immune system strong and you healthy…

Infertility (Female) It is a strange fact of nature that after years of taking precautions to prevent pregnancy, all too often, once a couple decides they want a baby, it doesn’t happen as quickly as they had planned. Between 10 and 20% of couples are infertile – that is they are unable to conceive after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse…

Infertility (Male) Between 10 and 20% of couples are infertile – that is they are unable to conceive after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse. It is estimated that in about 40% of cases the problem is sperm related. What Can Help…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome It has been estimated that approximately one in seven people suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). More women than men are effected and for many years it was thought to be mostly psychological. However, research in Great Britain appears to disprove this…

PMS (Calcium Reduces PMS Symptoms) Calcium supplements reduce PMS symptoms by almost half. That’s the finding of a study by Susan Thys-Jacobs, MD, of Columbia University in New York. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted on 441 women, ages 18 to 45, at 12 health centers nationwide. Every women that took part in the study had confirmed PMS…

Skin (Eight Steps to Silkier Skin) Our modern lifestyles and diet can damage our skin and its collagen by destroying enzymes and creating free radicals. This in turn decreases skin flexibility and elasticity. Excessive free radical damage can result in leathery skin, wrinkles and even skin cancer. The best line of defense is prevention. So be good to your skin and try following these 8 simple steps. Your skin will be glad you did…

Sunbathing Safe Sunbathing) For years we have been told that we should not go out into the sun without first protecting our skin with a sunscreen. However recent research has found that some sunscreens may be at least partly to blame for the increase in certain types of skin cancer such as melanoma and basal cell carcinoma…

Sleep Better Nearly half of us experience problems getting to sleep at some time in our lives and nothing ruins a day more than lack of sleep the night before. The amount of sleep individuals need varies, but most people need somewhere between six and eight hours each night. Contrary to popular belief older adults need the same amount, however their sleep pattern may change with age…

Urinary Tract / Bladder Infections Most bladder infections are caused by the bacteria Escherichia Coli, often called E Coli, which is normally found in the intestines.The E Coli sticks to the wall of the bladder causing inflammation. This inflammation is called cystitis. Symptoms may include…

Varicose Veins Varicose veins develop when blood pools in veins. It occurs when the vein walls lose their elasticity and become dilated causing the blood to flow more slowly than normal. The problem usually occurs in veins near the skin surface, causing unsightly bulges at the back of the legs. How to help avoid varicose veins…