"Why am I not getting bigger?" is one of the most common question from bodybuilders around the world. After all you are training hard, following a good muscle building diet, yet your gains are still minimal. The sense of frustration after all of the months of effort is tremendous and can be ... Views: 1222
Aging is a natural process that happens to all of at one point of our lives. However, the effects of aging on your body and mind depends very much on your lifestyle choices. Learn by taking care of your body both inside and out will allow you to have a healthy appearance and attitude. Having an ... Views: 415
Have you considered using a UTI remedy over antibiotics? Thousands of people have made a switch in treatments and are discovering that a urinary tract infection natural remedy is much safer and more effective than traditional treatments, antibiotics.
Unfortunately, most doctors will only ... Views: 2613
Thai massage is one of the ancient healing arts practiced for centuries. It has long originated and developed for over 2500 years from the time of Buddha and has been performed by monks for hundreds of years in Southeast Asia. Thai massage was an element of indigenous Thai medicine and was ... Views: 602
The most healthful breakfast is whole grain cereal. If you're trying to lose weight, control cholesterol or diabetes, or just need a lot of energy, your best bet is a hot cooked cereal of whole grains, such as oatmeal; or barley, brown rice or wheat berries cooked and served like oatmeal. Flavor ... Views: 469
As a mother, I read with horror a news article from CNN.com last week about Masika Bermudez, a mother who found her dead eleven-year-old son Jaheem Herrera hanging from a belt in a closet. In the article, Masika said she believes that Jaheem could no longer cope with the bullying that was ... Views: 532
I’m a Nutrition Professional, not a Food Saint. Although it’s probably frowned upon in my field, I eat white rice—and I like it! White pasta, buttered sourdough bread. I also eat every vegetable, sushi, pasta, love avocados. For decades, I’ve been practicing what I teach: eat when hungry, eat ... Views: 270
It has been known that gout is an excruciating body condition that’s hardly easy to bear. For cases like these, natural remedies have been studied over the years as the most effective methods to do away with such pain.
There is a medical consideration that most gout medications prescribed by ... Views: 517
According to Ayurveda, our fingernails are a by-produce of our bones. And the condition of our nails is a reflection of the condition of our body tissues. If we're having problems with our nails, then we need to look at the balance and nourishment of the whole body. Here are some examples of ... Views: 3059
Anti-aging addresses how to prevent, slow, or reverse the effects of aging and help people live longer, healthier, happier lives. In contrast to life extension, which places more emphasis on the science behind aging, the term anti-aging is more often associated with specific remedies which may ... Views: 412
There have been a number of encouraging studies of skin benefits of green tea. Green tea has long been thought of as a medicinal natural substance. First used in ancient China, green tea has been studied for many years by the scientific community in relation to its possible health benefits to ... Views: 480
Resveratrol research has shown resveratrol to be an effective antioxidant, and an anti-inflammatory. It also has qualities that make it useful in sun damage repair, and for color correction in the skin.
Longevity proponents have strong hopes on resveratrol anti-aging benefits, as this wonder ... Views: 451
Acne is a skin condition caused by over secretion of sebaceous glands. Excessive hormone secretion from the body causes oil and dead cells to get mixed up and they end up blocking skin pores. Bacteria develop in those areas causing inflammation and pain in some cases, and this condition is ... Views: 452
Abnormal menstrual periods do not necessarily mean a period that runs a few days beyond what you are used to or is delayed for a few days or so. It is natural for a woman to have a few hits and misses now and then with her period especially if she is under a lot of stress or is going through a ... Views: 1141
Controlling your breathing has dynamic effects on your ability to calm yourself down in any situation.
When you can learn how to harness the power of your breathe to both release the tension in your body as well as to restore balance to your mind, you will have a powerful relaxation technique ... Views: 568
Is Chocolate really good for you? I think this is one of the biggest health food hoaxes out there. First of all we shouldn’t confuse chocolate with cocoa. Pure cocoa is what’s good for you, not chocolate. Chocolate is a sweet, tasty concoction that is made from the cocoa bean.
The amount of ... Views: 526
Massage therapy is a profession that requires proper self-care and body mechanics in order to prevent musculoskeletal injury from overuse. Recovery from overuse injuries requires time and patience, but with the proper care and reassessment of technique and body mechanics, full recovery is often ... Views: 2361
Imagine this: You're digging through your outcall massage bag for your oil holster and, with a sinking feeling, you realize that you left it at home. Your only options are to set the oil on the floor or on a side table across the room, both of which force you to break the flow of the massage to ... Views: 4967
We all desire good health, yet the majority of us take for granted our health and assume we are healthy due to the absence of disease. The human body is an amazing machine, that despite the abuses incurred upon it, still functions. But optimum health is more than just the absence of disease, ... Views: 451
In-home massage therapy is convenient. You feel safe and comfortable in your own space, and it saves you the time it takes to travel to the therapist's office and back. The downside is that there can be a lot of distractions at home that fight for your attention and keep you from fully relaxing. ... Views: 557
Sometimes we love change and sometimes we hate it. Regardless, it always takes a little bit of courage to leave something familiar and try something new. Why is change difficult for most of us? Because change necessitates that we move out of our comfort zones.
Since the ego, or protective ... Views: 527
Anxiety attacks can be debilitating and all-consuming for many of those who suffer from them. Whether you are affected by Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder or one of the many other forms of the disorder, you may have investigated the option of using ... Views: 489
Many of us will gladly take Mom to her doctor's appointments, administer medications, and check in if the need arises without a second thought. But with millions of loyal children caring for aging parents out of their own pockets, a little financial relief is welcome. Few family caregivers are ... Views: 792
I've already talked about how much I enjoyed last weekends 2009 Masters at Augusta. Now, as each day goes by, more detail is coming into my conscious mind. I hadn't realised how much I had learned about golf psychology from watching just one event on television.
I don't know if you saw much of ... Views: 424
I was intrigued with the number of players claiming to be flying under the golf psychology radar or at least being reported as doing so in advance of the Masters last week.
Let's start with the defending champion, Trevor Immelman. Now, no one really expected him to win last year, especially ... Views: 443
Have you noticed how much better golf you play after a good night's sleep? Well I hadn't, but a couple of articles I read recently made me think about it more closely. And yes I think that's right.
Now one of the beneficial side effects of almost every hypnotherapy session is that the client ... Views: 374
How much do you berate yourself when you play a bad shot at golf? If you’re a typical golfer the answer is pretty badly! In fact, you probably use language that you’d never use in public. It’s a good thing that you save the worst things for expression privately in your head. Just imagine how you ... Views: 667
The name “miracle reds” may sound like a pill or a great baseball team from Cincinnati, but it is actually referring to the high potency, antioxidant supplement and superfood called Miracle Reds. It is an advanced, all natural, non-allergenic blend of nutrient rich, anti-aging, heart healthy, ... Views: 411
The name “miracle reds” may sound like a pill or a great baseball team from Cincinnati, but it is actually referring to the high potency, antioxidant supplement and superfood called Miracle Reds. It is an advanced, all natural, non-allergenic blend of nutrient rich, anti-aging, heart healthy, ... Views: 346
Horse Chestnut has been in health news for some time but you may be asking yourself, what exactly is Horse Chestnut, and what does it do?
Also known as Aesculus hippocastanum, the horse chestnut is found all over Europe and North America but was once native to Greece and Asia. The fruits of the ... Views: 1173
Most health enthusiasts would have you believe that drinking Green Tea, at least 6 cups a day, would promote you to a state of healthy “nirvana”. But is it really true? Is Green Tea all that health fad experts claim it to be?
Green tea is believed to originate from China but has found its way ... Views: 418
In 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, left a gold-plated olive branch on the moon for posterity—a symbol of universal peace and harmony. Olive branches were used as victory commendations during the ancient Olympic Games. It is believed that the founder of the ... Views: 426
Grape seed extract to support good health? You’ve got to be kidding! Not at all. Grape seeds hold high potential health benefits. With many of our fruits being sold in seedless varieties, we’ve nearly forgotten that seeds are a natural part of any fruit and Mother Nature has placed them there ... Views: 407
How sweet are you? Too much sweetness in your blood can affect your health! That’s why doctors recommend that you monitor your blood sugar levels at least once a year to stay on top of fluctuating glucose levels.
Today, watching your blood sugar levels is as common as watching your weight. Poor ... Views: 424
If you are reading this article then the chances are that you already know what a hardgainer is. However for those of you that do not then basically it is someone who finds it really difficult to put on weight: fat or muscle! Often this is put down to the fact that that person has a really fast ... Views: 964
I wish to determine my Dosha so that I can eat correctly. I have seen several questionnaires on the internet and do not know exactly how to answer the questions. The reason is because I have been sick for over 15 years and I had a totally different energy level and physical ... Views: 258
There are numerous ways to cure a urinary tract but your doctor will most likely never mention a single one. This is because an alternative UTI treatment would most likely cost pharmaceutical companies billions of dollars.
Though antibiotics sometimes do not work for urinary tract infections, ... Views: 1235
As a people, we've come a long way. We've cracked the human genome, crossed the seven seas, sent man to the moon and put Ryan Seacrest on TV. We've made technological and social advances (although the Seacrest thing is debatable). Well done us. But despite these advances, the relationship ... Views: 1225
In my freshman year of high school, one of my closest friends suffered severely from a clinical depression that required both therapy and medication. Not only had she even attempted suicide, she was confronting the repressed memories of childhood sexual abuse by her former stepfather.
It was ... Views: 556
No one can have failed to notice the extensive reporting on the Swine Flu issue. It is presently being given the sort of emphasis rightly reserved for something far more sinister, and our TV reporters are only too happy to whip up the fear. So, let’s have a little perspective. A child has died ... Views: 341
Last weekend I had the pleasure of being at a ground breaking conference on food addiction and the obesity epidemic. I will be writing a series of blogs, over the next few months, to share what I learned with you.
The legendary Jack LaLanne was there to speak and accept a lifetime achievement ... Views: 396
Many men and woman have had the misfortune of dealing with the agonizing pain of passing a kidney stone. If you have not had to deal with the excruciating pain, you are one of the lucky ones!
To make matters much worse for those that have had kidney stones, there is an 80% chance that they ... Views: 3139
Recently, I received the following pointed inquiry from a pal: I need some advice on how to relax a mind that over-thinks.
Hmmm. Let's see . . . Have you thought about illegal substances? How about gratuitous sex with strangers? Perhaps you might try copious amounts of good, old-fashioned ... Views: 1794
I've been seeing many articles about "what men want?" The themes are typically: food, sex, laundry, etc. Now, I certainly don't claim to know what all men want. I don't think any woman, or man for that matter, really knows such a thing. It implies all men are the same and have no capacity ... Views: 595
In the wee small hours of the morning, there is a multitude of distressed and harried individuals tossing and turning. This condition of not being able to doze off or have sound sleep is called insomnia and with the current barrage of social and personal predicaments that beset a significant ... Views: 493
1. Is History Repeating Itself?
The word pandemic comes from Greek roots meaning "all the people." Not surprisingly, the first known medical reporter to file a story about a flu epidemic was Hippocrates around 412 BC. For centuries, flu disasters have struck just as naturally and inevitably as ... Views: 362
The Pali Canon is greatly debated by historians and followers alike. Some believe it is the exact words of Buddha from the fifth century B.C., transferred in the oral tradition for many centuries and finally transcribed to written form. Others believe it has additions and deletions by followers ... Views: 768
Bad things happen all the time and bad viruses and toxins exist everywhere.
Your body is made up of trillions of cells. There even exist some bad cells in there.
The reason these bad cells don’t take over is because your good cells are strong and capable.
The same goes for the ability of ... Views: 301
The other day I was completely grossed out and horrified when some rude, sneezing, snarfing, and sick person was working out next to me. (Makes no sense, because we’re working out to feel good and get fit/healthy right)? With all the people, sweat, and warmth, gyms are the ideal breeding ... Views: 627
Most men are woefully ignorant or simply uneducated about taking care of themselves. WHY is it so important? Because how you take care of you directly creates the platform, the ground from which you impact your whole world.
Here's a list of 30 possible ways that you could start taking care of ... Views: 2676