If you have an abscess in your mouth, you are likely going to be in a lot of pain. Not only that, but an abscess is putting your overall oral health at risk, so it’s best that you do whatever it takes to ensure that it doesn’t grow into a bigger problem. That being said, not many people like ... Views: 17
What is PLAY?
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Play is simply a time for kids to use their toys and have fun ... or at least that's how it seems.
One day I watched my three children play. My eldest boy, Miggy (7 years old) took out his lego blocks while his younger siblings, Julia and Mikee surrounded him. ... Views: 30
Types of wheat.
There are many varieties of wheat but they all belong to the genus Triticum. From there the different varieties are defined by the number of chromosomes the plant has.
Diploid wheat is the earliest form of cultivated wheat with 14 chromosomes. This form of wheat has been ... Views: 25
Have you ever wondered who assists you when you are bedridden in a hospital? Of course, at home it would be your loved ones and family, but there are people who get administrated themselves in hospitals and clinics. In such cases, there are individuals who are often found in the hospital bed ... Views: 26
Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that specializes with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of malocclusions. Malocclusions are the problems in the alignment of jaws and teeth.
The term orthodontics came from Greek words, orthos which means straight and dontos meaning teeth. It was ... Views: 24
When it comes to choosing a dentist, the choice may not be as easy as you first think. People shouldn't just look to find a dentist that is good for one treatment, but rather they should aim to develop a lasting relationship with someone who they know they can go to whenever they need assistance ... Views: 52
The achievement made in the field of medicine and science in the last century would be dwarfed by the achievements occurred in this century. The advancement in technology would make practicing medicine faster, cheaper and better. And the best part is that patients would be benefited a lot from ... Views: 43
When you visit a dentist, you should be sure that you act in a reasonable way. When you ask the dentist questions, they should be pertinent to the care of your teeth. Here are 5 questions that you should never ask your dentist.
1. Don't Ask The Dentist To Reduce Their Rates
A ... Views: 60
When it comes to your ocular health and vision options, you usually have several options for your specific condition. Depending on your needs and specific issue, you may be given the choice of invasive methods or noninvasive. While your optometrist or ophthalmologist can advise you of the ... Views: 55
I grew up with the Reader’s Digest, although I do not think that was what my parents had in mind. I was a very early reader. I had the activity pretty much nailed by the time I was three. I could even do phonetic “sounding out” of words, as well as the obsessional “dictionary searching” that I ... Views: 51
We live in fast times and we rarely have the opportunity to dedicate ourselves to our well being. We are constantly under stress, minding every minute we spend and making sure we spend it wisely. We do not sleep enough, we do not eat enough and, to make matters worse, we do not eat healthy food. ... Views: 84
Most people actually choose to die than to change their behaviour - fact. I know that is a strong statement but after reading this short article hopefully you will be able to see where I am coming from.
So what about you?
Are you UNABLE to stop eating or drinking booze?
If so, don’t ... Views: 68
You better know what foods you are eating today. It’s a good idea to check and see how healthy they are.
Since my wife was hospitalized recently for a partially clogged artery I have reviewed some of my research about healthy and unhealthy foods.
She had decided to start drinking Sprite ... Views: 98
Dentists don’t get nearly enough credit for all that they do. Not only do they have to make sure that they are helping multiple patients per day, but they also have a lot of tasks that are expected of them in their own life as well. Here are 18 struggles only dentists do and how they keep up ... Views: 139
Dental Surgery can be very intimidating. You may feel like you have no control over what is happening to such an important part of your body, but following these tips may make it a little less painless.
1) Don’t Be Scared
One of the first things you need to realize after having dental ... Views: 109
Having a healthy mouth is without a doubt vital to keeping your overall health in control. Your mouth can give signals about what is happening in the rest of your body. Dental problems are usually easy to prevent and detect. However, there are also a number of dental problems that you have ... Views: 73
Everyone knows that brushing their teeth is important for good oral health. However, that’s not the only thing that people should be keeping up with in order to ensure that their teeth and gums last for years to come. Here are 12 things people ignore about their teeth that you should be sure to ... Views: 103
Poor, partial, or total lack of vision has an effect our over-all well-being. Among people aged 65 and older, 54.2 percent who are blind and 41.7 percent with impaired vision say their health is fair or poor. People with vision problems are more likely to have medical problems and an increased ... Views: 68
A personal training client of mine recently got on the scales and was disappointed by what she saw. She was feeling positive and thought everything was going well until she got on the scales and had not lost a single pound.
Of course she then went from feeling positive, to the complete ... Views: 85
Since many anticancer therapies are very general in their action of killing cancer cells and have dramatic side effects, different, effective, yet less toxic, approaches to treating cancers are necessary.
I previously reported on a study that looked at the use of pulsed electric fields on ... Views: 114
According to health experts, up to 60% of all adults may not be consuming adequate magnesium in their diets. Magnesium is commonly found in foods such as cold water fish, spinach, nuts such as almonds, cashews and pumpkin seeds and certain breakfast cereals. Even those that believe they are ... Views: 133
People are not wired the same.
Individual differences are the spice of life and medicine. I love people, their verbal discourses, because they are so delightfully individual.
To me, the biggest problem with medicine is something I actually never heard anybody else discuss. I call it ... Views: 83
Cosmetic dentistry can be very influential to the structure of people’s smiles. With the availability of modern technology and advanced techniques in the field of dentistry these days. There will always be a specific cosmetic dentistry procedure that would cater to your needs. No one has perfect ... Views: 104
Everyone wants to get a whiter smile. But not everyone wants to commit to a professional treatment or over the counter solutions. Fortunately, there are many methods you can use to brighten teeth and finally quit the tight-lipped smiles. Here are just a few natural ways to whiten your ... Views: 101
Start Dental Care Early
You probably think the basic building blocks of dental care are something you learn as a child. Truth is, yeah, they should be. In fact, taking care of oral health should start before teeth even come in. The first appointment with the dentist should be within the first ... Views: 101
Parkinson's Disease is a progressive neurological condition that causes people to lose nerve cells in the brain, causing the symptoms of the disease to appear.
As symptoms get worse, Parkinson's Disease can cause people to be robbed of control in their day-to-day lives. Some examples of ... Views: 121
With the Affordable Care Act in full swing, many consumers are surprised by the changes in coverage hidden in the fine print or couched in terms that are confusing. There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a policy. Even if you are covered, getting reimbursed can be challenging. Here ... Views: 91
A decrease in sense of smell can be caused by various reasons, including aging and viral infection. But lately, studies have shown that decreased sense of smell can also be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease.
Research shows that the olfactory system, a sensory system used for ... Views: 152
What is a healthy lifestyle? A good passionate career, comfortable home, healthy body and good relationships are indications of a good lifestyle.
Similarly, your smile, great energy, stamina and your healthy body promotes your healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle is important to live a long ... Views: 109
Humans are … well, strange. A fixed problem can become unfixed.
First, let’s take it on good authority this problem really has been fixed.
It has been fixed with vaccination.
Nobody wants problems. So why? Why is the number of measles cases suddenly rising?
People seem to ... Views: 128
Unfortunately, vision problems are not isolated to adults and seniors. Issues with vision and eye health can occur in early childhood, affecting school performance, and potentially leading to more serious eye health concerns. Spotting vision problems in your children isn’t always easy. Use these ... Views: 121
It may sound too good to be true, but there certain things you can eat or drink that will spike your metabolism, trigger the fat-releasing hormones, and eliminate those nasty toxins that prevent you from losing weight. Having said that, remember that you can expect good results only if you ... Views: 165
Tendons are bands of tissue that connect muscle to bone and ligaments connect bone to bone. Without them you can’t move. Collagen provides structure and strength while mucopolysaccharides hold them together to allow them to stretch, flex, bend and retain resilience against injury. Both tendons ... Views: 131
Magnesium is a miraculous mineral that is responsible for activating over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. You need it to make ATP, the energy molecule as well as for proper heart, nerve and muscle function. Magnesium is necessary for protein synthesis, blood sugar control, and blood ... Views: 190
Did you know obesity is now an actual disease in America?
The American Medical Association voted to classify it as a disease last year. Overnight millions of Americans became officially “diseased”.
Is this a crazy or clever move? I don’t really know.
Basically they are saying being fat ... Views: 224
Do you ever get “Fat ugly days”?
Days when you just feel fat and ugly and don’t want to leave the house?
My wife was having a fat and ugly day yesterday according to her.
She said it’s very common amongst women, especially at a certain time of the month.
(and some men too of ... Views: 211
I havenâ€™t been sick in years! ~Knock on wood~ You wanna know why? The magic of garlic! It doesnâ€™t just repel vampires, but the flu too! LOL I learned a master home remedy from one of my yoga teachers (Kelly Ann Charles) when I came to class sniffling. I was pretty sick and she shared her ... Views: 252
Study examined people who were determined to get sufficient calcium from their diets to find out if calcium-rich alkaline water could reduce the rate of bone loss. The study compared alkaline water to acidic water to see if alkaline water worked better.
In calcium sufficiency, the alkaline ... Views: 278
You may have 45,990 unique chemical exposures from personal care products. Are they safe? The American woman uses 12 personal care products per day with 126 unique ingredients and men use 6, multiply that by 365 days per year and you have a large exposure that your liver and kidneys have to ... Views: 246
Acetaminophen (like Tylenol) reduces fever and relieves pain. It doesn’t reduce swelling like nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) do, but it is gentler on the stomach and is less likely to cause other side-effects that NSAIDs can cause. When taken correctly and carefully, they can be ... Views: 279
I went to my niece's first birthday party on Saturday. I was looking so forward to it. I can't believe it's already been a year for them. I remember getting the call that my sister-in-law was in labor, driving up to the hospital, and being in the waiting room... EAGER. Eager to make sure they ... Views: 260
Being healthy is not something that is simply given for free and many people often take their health for granted. Our health is what we eat, breathe, drink, moreover, the way we think and behave. Improving your health should start now and the decisions you make will have beneficial effects on ... Views: 321
Planning a healthy diet is not an easy task, but what about actually sticking to it? It can be a way harder job for the most of us. A professional can easily assist you with the planning phase, but when it comes to following your diet, it is just you. You should be the greatest supporter of your ... Views: 283
Engagement of the Elderly
As the population ages, we need to consider how we change our social structures in order to engage and incorporate people of all ages. In the past, we have never had such an active well generation- who are capable of producing and contributing to the productivity and ... Views: 279
The old adage, “You are what you eat” is becoming increasingly true. What we choose to eat and when we eat it has a huge impact on how we feel. Here’s a fun list of foods you should eat to improve your mood fast!
Peanut Butter with Apple may be just the ticket. If you are feeling crabby your ... Views: 330
Do you often slack off on the healthy habits you commit to? It’s easy to say that you are doing better than someone else or you are not doing so badly. What if you had a more definitive answer to what your risks are? Medicine has evolved a great deal. Risk was measured by your personal and ... Views: 305
Did you know that the average primary care doctor’s office visit is less than 11 minutes? How can anyone get to the root cause and treat a whole person in that amount of time?
It’s inevitable that issues might not be addressed unless they are full blown illnesses when insurance will reimburse ... Views: 251
Metal allergy or nickel allergy is a type of allergy that causes skin rash or dermatitis by touching some metallic substances, particularly nickel, among predisposed individuals. The condition worsens especially if the person is frequently exposed to various metallic materials like jewelries, ... Views: 318
I have spotted some new IMPORTANT stuff I wanted to share today.
I'm trying to remove the confusion which seems to surround the whole area of exercise and nutrition.
This has meant that I have spent a lot more time reading – researching books, scientific journals and the internet.
Every ... Views: 463
If you are experiencing hoarseness or a sore throat which will not go away, it could be vocal abuse. For many of my clients who complain of one or both of these problems, after a visit to an Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialist, they are told that there is no physical problem. Often the vocal cords ... Views: 481