How Losing Weight can Affect your Identity

Since our society appears to have an obsession with appearances it is little wonder that so many people’s identities are shaped by their size. Everybody is constantly judging each other at the same time as being judged, and size is one of those physical attributes which is difficult to disguise. …

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The Heart Risks of Rosiglitazone

The side effects of Avandia on the heart have been the topic of criticisms aimed at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a decade. After several months of deliberation, an FDA panel that met for 2 days provided a split decision on July 14, 2010 regarding Avandia’s place …

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Tips for Coping with Infant Acid Reflux or Ger

It’s 3 a.m. and you have exhausted all possible options to “soothe” your infant. You’ve nursed, burped, rocked, danced, taken a midnight car trip around town, and yet your baby is still unable to rest her precious eyes for more than fifteen minutes. If this sounds familiar, your baby may …

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Allergic Reaction Allergies Flying Southwest

My children and I left for Chicago from Oakland Airport yesterday with anticipation and excitement to see my sister, their aunt, my nephews, and their cousins. I was not supposed to travel with my kids. We have to move next week, and there is a lot to get done. At …

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Dry Mouth Symptoms

Xerostomia, or dry mouth, is a common dental problem that can lead to an increased risk of tooth decay, bad breath, mouth sores, candidiasis (yeast infection), and problems with digestion. Dry mouth can have many causes including medication interactions, systemic diseases, radiation treatment, dehydration, vitamin deficiencies, panic disorder, and alcohol …

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How to Lose Weight Quickly during the Summer

Summer brings with it sunny days and high temperatures, but unfortunately you’re usually only able to benefit from this for a couple of months before it’s back to long, cold nights. When it’s summer you get to spend more time outdoors sitting around in the sun or going for walks …

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Why Choosing Healthy Foods are Important

Eating foods that are healthy are important for many reasons. A healthy diet should include plenty of fruits and vegetables that have many vitamins and minerals in them. Let’s take a look at some of the foods with the various nutrients in them. For foods that have a lot of …

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Mind Body Connections Mind Control

We often become victims to our pasts because we feel we can’t get beyond the old hurts; we live in a world of victimizers and manipulators, and we feel helpless. But we can move beyond childhood abuses and victimhood by using mind-over-body techniques. Moving beyond psychotherapy and drugs (legal or …

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Causes for Gallbladder Pain

Gallbladder is an organ located in very close proximity to the liver in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. It’s a sac like structure which consists of 3 parts, namely, the fundus, the body and the neck. The neck area tapers and forms the cystic duct which will connect …

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What causes Krabbe Disease

Krabbe Disease is not really all that common. But babies are the ones commonly afflicted with it. The disease is nerve destructive, can cause both hearing and vision loss, movement and development of muscle tones, which become inflexible instead of flexible. It is a type of inherited disease, and the …

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