Menopause is defined as the state of an absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. The menopausal transition starts with varying menstrual cycle length and ends with the final menstrual period. Perimenopause means “the time around menopause” and is often used to refer to the menopausal transitional period. It is not officially a medical term, […]
A migraine is a common type of headache that may occur with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light. In many people, a throbbing pain is felt only on one side of the head. Some people who get migraines have warning symptoms, called an aura, before the actual headache begins. An aura is […]
There is no specific cure for migraine headaches. The goal is to prevent symptoms by avoiding or changing your triggers. A good way to identify triggers is to keep a headache diary. Write down: When your headaches occur ? How severe they are ? What you’ve eaten ? How much sleep you had ? Other […]
Acne is a skin condition that causes whiteheads, blackheads, and inflamed red lesions (papules, pustules, and cysts) to form. These growths are commonly called pimples or “zits.” Acne occurs when tiny holes on the surface of the skin, called pores, become clogged. Each pore is an opening to a canal called a follicle, which contains […]
Mother Nature can help you to pamper your body whenever you wish. To do so, just follow these original recipes at home. Aleppo soap ideal for daily wahsing. Heat 300ml of water in a saucepan. Add 20g of grated Aleppo soap and 5g of honey. Blend until the mixture has a uniform consistency. Leave to […]
Can’t remember where you put your glasses? Blanked on your new colleague’s name? “Forgetting these types of things is a sign of how busy we are,” says Zaldy S. Tan, MD, director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. “When we’re not paying good attention, the memories we form […]
Stress, dehydration and just a bad habit can all lead to bad lips. Chapped lips are red, dry, painful (both physically and emotionally) and can sometimes bleed from excessive dryness so treatment and prevention are of extreme importance. What causes chapped lips? There are 4 main causes…..
Fasting is simply the restriction of our usual eating. Whether a fruit fast or a water fast or a fast from meat, or beef or sweets, fasting is a restriction of our food, a diet. Fasting can be a real life saver for the overweight person. The benefit of fasting is not in weight loss. […]
Colorado has the lowest rate of adult obesity of any state in the nation, according to a report issued Tuesday. The annual report — “F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2010” — comes from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
A leading UK medical charity has turned to the iPhone to make young people more epilepsy aware. The National Society for Epilepsy (NSE) has launched the app, which promises to offer essential first aid information, including a step by step guide to the recovery position, along with information about epilepsy.”Epilepsy is the UK’s most common […]