How to Detect Acute Appendicitis in Children

Acute appendicitis is the inflammatory condition that takes place in the vermiform appendix which can be considered as a tubular outgrowth from the distal end of the small intestine. It can be considered the commonest acute abdominal pain among children between the ages of 3 – 15 years and is …

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How being Obese can have a Destructive Impact on your Relationships

Obesity affects your whole life, as it’s not something that is with you one day and then gone the next. Once you’re obese you generally stay that way unless you decide to do something about it. The trouble is that even when you decide you need to lose weight you …

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Ways to Avoid Packing on the Pounds after Reaching your Weight Loss Goal

If you want to avoid packing on the pounds after reaching your weight-loss goal it certainly helps to approach losing weight as a process that will take time, rather than rushing to lose as much weight as humanly possible without thinking through the consequences of doing so. You may be …

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What are Antiretrovirals

What are ‘retroviruses’? Antiretroviral medications are drugs which are aimed at ‘retroviruses’ that could pose a threat to the human body. HIV is the commonest retrovirus that is experienced by humans and the unique characteristics of these types of viruses and the adoptability they show to the environment as well …

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Food Fighting Depession

Typing “Foods Fight, Depression” into a Google search could lead to thousands of complete columns, blog entries, and scientific studies appearing on a person’s computer screen. No doubt about it, there are many pieces of information out there in the world-wide web giving advice on how to fight depression, in …

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How to Pick a Yoga Style that’s right for you

Whether you are new to yoga and choosing what style to take your first class or an experienced yogi unsure of what teacher training program is “right,” always keep in mind that your practice will change over time, and so will the style that you favour. I regularly practice Ashtanga …

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What are the Side Effects of High Fructose Corn Syrup

While recent television advertisements deny that high fructose corn syrup is detrimental to your health, clinical studies tell a different story. While you may find it difficult to believe that a golden ear of corn could cause damage to your body, the really difficult thing to believe is how much …

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Difference between Acid Reflux and Bile Reflux

If you are feeling the symptoms of heartburn/burning pain in the chest, feeling of food left behind the breastbone area, nausea after eating, sore throat, hiccups, coughing and wheezing, you may have a condition known as gastroesophagael reflux which is also known as “acid reflux.” If your attending physician diagnoses …

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How to Prevent Bad Breath the Easy way

For many people, bad breath is the result of bad oral hygiene. Either no one has the time or no one wants to brush their teeth three times a day. Almost everybody agrees that flossing is a pain in the backside. And I do not personally know of one person …

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