RSSArchive for March, 2011


Hypothyroidism Treatment and Management

An imbalance of the thyroid hormone within the human system is known as hypothyroidism – it could be caused by problems in the thyroid or pituitary gland, the hypothalamus, and quite often due to an iodine deficiency, and hypothyroidism treatment and management is required to be tailored accordingly. Hypothyroidism is characterized by fatigue, poor muscle tone, intolerance […]


How Simple Personal Hygiene Can Enhance Health?

We are all well aware that healthy eating and regular exercise will give us health and wellness and help to avoid disability and disease. However there is another factor that can be an important determinant of good health, which is perhaps less spoken about, and that is Personal Hygiene. Consider the many health problems and illnesses […]


Should Drug Use Be Legalized?

Prohibition never worked – booze was still available, people were still drinking it, alcoholism was still prevalent. The only difference was that when prohibition was in place, there was a flourishing back market for booze, the treasury lost out on very significant tax revenues and people were unable to get help for their addictions. The […]


HIV Home Test – What You Should Know

Prior to 1996, there was no way to have a test for HIV performed except by going to the doctor and having one performed. However for a number of reasons such as confidentiality concerns and so on, one may prefer the option of an HIV home test rather than have to go to a doctor to obtain […]


Adult Immunizations – What You Need to Know

For most of us, when it comes to immunizations and vaccines, we think mostly in terms of childhood immunizations and some shots that are mandatorily required for travel to certain foreign countries. However adult immunizations are also an important issue that should be decided based on one’s age, health status, and medical history. The fact is that […]

Are You ‘Scared’

Are You ‘Scared’ to Step on the Scales?

If you nodded guiltily yes to that question then you should read on. Your weight is one area of your life, where ignorance most certainly is not bliss. The fact is that a lot of us, who resist going anywhere near a weighing scale, actually underestimate how much we weigh – particularly those of us […]


Top 8 Myths About AIDS

Though we now know more about AIDS and ways to control it than ever before, the killer virus is still shrouded in myth and misconception. Consider some of the myths that have become closely associated with AIDS over the years: 1. I found out that I have AIDS, which means that I will die. Not so! With […]

Treatments for Scoliosis – Options Available

Scoliosis is a spine deformity where to a smaller or larger degree, the spine of a person is curved from side to side in an S or a C shape. Treatments for Scoliosis can depend upon the age of onset (juvenile, adolescent or adult) and also upon whether it is a congenital problem, caused by trauma, […]

Arthritis Cures

Arthritis Cures and Management Techniques

Arthritis is not just one disease; it is a group of about a hundred different conditions that involve damage to the joints.  When one refers to the general term arthritis, this usually refers to the most common form of arthritis, which is osteoarthritis which can result from regular wear and tear on the joints or as […]


Home and Homeopathic Remedy for Sinus Infection

Sinusitis is a condition that, while not dangerous unless complications occur, can be a debilitating condition that can be chronic in nature. Lot of incidental problems such as congestion, nasal discharge, reduced sense of smell, possibility of dental infection, aching teeth, dizziness and so on can also trouble the sufferer which is why a homeopathic remedy […]