Hollywood Heart Attack: A Potentially Deadly Myth

Advertisements It is often said that a very important matter is “serious as a heart attack.” This is rather ironic, since many Americans don’t take heart attacks seriously enough-by knowing the warning signs or how to respond. About 1.2 million Americans a year suffer a heart attack and more than 40 percent of them die.Continue reading “Hollywood Heart Attack: A Potentially Deadly Myth”

What Is Lou Gehrigs Disease And What Can Be Done To Prolong Quality Of Life

Advertisements Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or ALS is more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease because the famous baseball player contracted it and ultimately died from it at age 37. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects the spinal cord and nerve cells in the brain. After diagnosis, the expected life span of a patientContinue reading “What Is Lou Gehrigs Disease And What Can Be Done To Prolong Quality Of Life”

OCD – CRYING On The Inside

Advertisements The cry of pain and agony from a cut finger/broken arm is healed with a bandaid plaster cast and sling. Our headache pains are relieved after a pill popping session. But where is the cure for the blind pain suffered by an OCD victim when all the crying is done on the inside. CopingContinue reading “OCD – CRYING On The Inside”

What makes wine more protective against Cholesterol and Coronary Heart Disease?

Advertisements In recent years, scientists have concluded without doubt that many human diseases such as heart disease, cancer and ill-effects of the aging process can be caused or stimulated by a ravenous group of chemicals called free radicals. They act to create oxidative inflammatory damage in tissues such as blood vessels(Clogged arteries) and in jointsContinue reading “What makes wine more protective against Cholesterol and Coronary Heart Disease?”

Mesothelioma Surgery

Advertisements Mesothelioma is a rare, deadly form of cancer which can occur in a number of types. Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos, a group of natural fibres which are extremely dangerous if inhaled as fibres. When fibres are inhaled they become lodged in the alveoli of the lungs and over a period ofContinue reading “Mesothelioma Surgery”

7 Tips to Take Control of Bipolar Disorder

Advertisements Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a life-long illness affecting the chemistry of the brain. In classic cases, it causes severe mood swings from manic episodes of extreme highs to depressive episodes of debilitating lows, with relatively normal periods in-between. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 2 million peopleContinue reading “7 Tips to Take Control of Bipolar Disorder”

7 Ways to Grow Flowers

Advertisements Flowering landscape trees are the crown jewels of the yard. Perhaps no other plants, individually, can have as great an impact on how a yard looks in spring. Browse the articles to which I’ve linked below for information on particular varieties of flowering landscape trees. Pictures are included. Crape Myrtles: Landscape Trees of TheContinue reading “7 Ways to Grow Flowers”

Treatment of prostate cancer has augmented since the breach of PSA.

Advertisements According to health-disease.com the five-year relative survival rate for patients whose cancer is detected whereas still in the general and regional stages is 100%. Prostate cancer is among the foremost causes of cancer deaths in the male population in the US. The most important dilemma is that the cancer cells in prostate cancer, scarcelyContinue reading “Treatment of prostate cancer has augmented since the breach of PSA.”

Wilderness Sickness

Advertisements Have you ever been out camping or hiking? Yes you have, you look like the hiking and camping type. Well in your experiences out in the wilderness you mave have had a time where you drank water from a stream or a pump. how did you feel later on? You may have come downContinue reading “Wilderness Sickness”

7 Reasons Why Smoking is Even More Hazardous for Diabetics

Advertisements Here are 7 reasons why mixing diabetes with smoking is a very bad idea: 1) You are more likely to get nerve damage (neuropathy). This is because smoking affects your blood circulation and that in turn means your nerve endings are not getting the nutrients they need. If this happens to the nerves inContinue reading “7 Reasons Why Smoking is Even More Hazardous for Diabetics”