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August 2013

The Birth and Potential Untimely Death Of Electronic Cigarettes

The electronic cigarette industry The electronic cigarette industry has seen immense growth within the past decade with electronic cigarette sales in the United States poised to reach the 1.7 billion dollar figure. This figure should not be taken lightheartedly since…

Are you Suffering from Food Poisoning?

You’ve just devoured a delicious meal but are now starting to feel a little worse for wear. So how can you tell if you are suffering from food poisoning and if you are, what should you do about it? What…

Why a Home Gym Need Not Cost the Earth

Why a Home Gym Need Not Cost the Earth

Are you thinking of building your own home gym? Many people don’t know where to begin and what budget they need to set to cover the most essential expenses for their home gym. You may get confused with the options…

3 Key Tips on How to Become a Great Personal Trainer

People who come to you seeking personal training are human being just like anybody else; and as such they have feelings, emotions, and respond to stimuli differently. As such, being a great personal trainer means more than just being able…

Meditation: How One Simple Practice Can Change Your Life

Spiritual masters of Eastern traditions have known for thousands of years that meditation is a powerful tool for promoting mental and physical health. The Buddha, in particular, was a pretty big fan, and anyone with even a passing interest in…

Apical Periodontitis and Endodontic Therapy

Apical Periodontitis and Endodontic Therapy

What’s an Apical Periodontitis? Apical periodontitis is a pronounced inflammation of the tip of the root of the tooth and is caused by a bacterial invasion of the pulp of the tooth. Apical periodontitis is also called periapical periodontitis. The…

Weight Loss Goals: How to Lose Weight Quickly

Weight Loss Goals: How to Lose Weight Quickly

More people are overweight now than ever before, and as a result, weight loss has become a multi-billion dollar industry. People are always looking for safe and fast ways to lose weight. Some diets tell you to consume lots of…

Get Fit: Five Tips to an Effective Workout

Get Fit: Five Tips to an Effective Workout

Life in the 21st century is a busy and time-consuming affair. Once a person wakes up, makes breakfast, gets the kids to school, gets home, makes dinner and helps with the kid’s homework, what time is left for any significant…

Natural Smoking Cessation Methods

Natural Smoking Cessation Methods

If you are ready to kick the cigarette habit, please don’t buy into the gimmicky products that keep the nicotine habit alive. I won’t single any of the chewy or patchy products out, but instead I want to share with…

The Health Benefits of Meditation

With all the hype surrounding high-energy workouts including high intensity interval training (HIIT), Tabatas, and CrossFit (and rightly so, due to the results people are getting), something as still and silent as meditation doesn’t seem to fit in with a…

Exercises That Will Make Your Face Look Thinner

When it comes to the battle of the bulge, people are willing to try anything, from starvation diets to extreme fitness regimens. There are even exercises that target the face, promising a slimming effect on our calling card for the…

Five Simple Steps for a More Beautiful You

Five Simple Steps for a More Beautiful You

It would be great if we had all the time in the world to devote to our beauty routine–who doesn’t want to look her best every day? Unfortunately, most of us don’t have that luxury, and our busy schedules keep…

5 Ways to Boost Your Testosterone

5 Ways to Boost Your Testosterone

At some point in your life, you may want to improve your sex life, energy levels, and even feel younger. Testosterone can help you do this. There are ways you can effectively increase your testosterone levels to help improve your…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

If your regular job requires you to type on a computer keyboard very frequently, you may begin to experience discomfort in your finger joints. That discomfort however can sudden turn into a sharp pain that sends you crying to your…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis

Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that causes cramping and abdominal pain; as well as changes in the amount of time you use the bathroom (i.e. bowel movements). However, it’s important to distinguish IBS from inflammatory bowel disease (“IBD”). When…

5 Tips to Recover From a Strenuous Workout

Anyone who exercises regularly will have occasional workouts that place a large amount of stress on the body. These can help a person to move through plateaus and build muscle mass. The hours or days after this kind of workout…

Important Information about Psoriasis Scalp Treatment

Important Information about Psoriasis Scalp Treatment

Scalp Psoriasis One of the most common forms of psoriasis is ‘Scalp Psoriasis’. In fact, around 50% of sufferers of psoriasis have it on their scalp. For many people, having this condition can change their life. After all, you can…

5 Baby Essentials for Fit Grandparents

As a new grandparent, it’s essential to spend quality time with the new baby. Whether you go to the park, take a walk around the zoo, visit family or friends and traverse the neighborhood showing off your grandchild, you’ll need…

Importance of Diet and Nutrition

Importance of Diet and Nutrition

You probably know this already but your diet gives your body the nutrition necessary at every stage of life. This nutrition ensures your development, but also determines your overall health. The state of that health lies entirely in your hands.…

Is The Raw Food Diet a Superior Healing Strategy?

If you’ve been looking into your health goals for a while, you’ve probably heard a lot of vocabulary tossed around that can be overwhelming. Organic, all natural, raw, sugar free, fat free, kosher… The list goes on and on. Today…

7 Easy Ways to Eat Right without Ruining your Life

7 Easy Ways to Eat Right without Ruining your Life

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that about 1 out of every 3 Americans is obese, and about 2 out of every 3 Americans are overweight as measured by BMI (an individual’s weight to height ratio).  One…

4 Common Prescriptions for Heart Disease

There are many conditions that can have an effect on the heart and blood vessels which make up heart disease. The best heart disease treatment overall is prevention. The health care practitioner makes careful history of the patient which is…

4 Steps to Preventing Tooth Decay

4 Steps to Preventing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay denotes the destruction of your tooth structure, affecting both your enamel and the part of the tooth. Believe it or not, tooth decay usually occurs when you eat food that contain carbohydrates (meaning sugar and starch). These foods,…

4 Ways to Keep Focused During a Workout at Home

4 Ways to Keep Focused During a Workout at Home

If you’ve worked out both at home and in the gym before, you know that sometimes when you choose to work out at home, it can be hard to focus. This is especially the case when you have roommates, pets,…

Five Great Water Workouts

Five Great Water Workouts

While exercise offers great benefits for just about everyone, some people find it hard to participate in every kind of workout. People with joint or muscle disorders find activities like jogging or cycling too painful, while the elderly have more…

Sperm Donor Confidentiality: Know Your Rights

Sperm Donor Confidentiality: Know Your Rights

Becoming a sperm donor is a big decision and one that needs to be thoroughly thought out.  There are many factors to consider before becoming a sperm donor, most importantly regarding your confidentiality.  It is important that you know what…