Fibroids And Infertility

Fibroids can cause infertility when strategically located in the cervix, beneath the endometrial lining of the uterus or where they block the fallopian tubes. Fibroids are benign smooth muscle tumors mostly arising from the wall of the uterus. The grow slowly and take years to reach a considerable size. At least 40% of women have fibroids in the uterus. The majority of them do not have any complaints.

Fibroids cause symptoms-excessive vaginal bleeding, pressure symptoms, infertility or recurrent pregnancy loss by virtue of their position in the uterus. Asymptomatic fibroids require only periodic observation. Fibroids causing symptoms should be investigated. More Of The Article ...

Inexpensive Natural Superfoods

Here are some inexpensive natural superfoods to use at home.

Broccoli – Broccoli contains necessary fiber, vitamin C, folic acid, and carotenoids. This super may be bane of many children’s existence but it’s crunchy and nutritious and provides a big dose of disease fighting elements. More Of The Article ...

Nutritional Value of Carrots Has Dropped- Why?

The cartoon character bugs bunny used to thrill audiences with his funny antics and his catch phrase, “what’s up doc.” One of the more memorable things about Bugs Bunny was that he loved carrots. Not only did he love them but he would nearly get himself killed by human foes in order to get a bite of a nutrient rich carrot. One thing we can be sure of is that Mr. Bunny was not eating the carrots that we eat today.

Why has the nutritional value in carrots decreased so rapidly? It would seem that we are living on the same planet and doing the same things as we always have as humans. The nutritional value may not be visible to the untrained eye but it is certainly noticeable to those that study nutrition. The concern over the nutritional content of fruits and vegetables has been on the rise over each of the last four decades. You can no longer count on a carrot to give you the high amounts of vitamin A and beta carotene that it once did. This is not to say that they no longer contain these elements but the amounts are significantly lower than they were one hundred years ago. More Of The Article ...

Maintaining Your Youth

Regardless of the efforts people have put in searching for the fountain of youth, nobody has ever succeeded in drinking its age defying waters. Why? It’s because the fountain of youth is just a fairy tale. It does not exist. Growing old is something we cannot avoid. The very best we can do is to embrace it and move on.
As you grow old, you will see wrinkles and liver spots start appearing on your body. Unfortunately, there is no permanent remedy to some of these signs of aging. The good news however is that improvements in science and technology have led to discoveries that can give us hopes of offsetting the signs of aging. Thanks to these professionals and geniuses who have tirelessly dedicated their careers in getting solutions to man’s most complex puzzle.

What brings wrinkles? To be precise, it’s the loss of collagen in the middle layer of your skin. In this middle layer, known as dermis is where you find the two proteins; collagen and elastin fibers which give your skin a certain degree of elasticity. It’s these protein hormones that make your skin smooth and look young. Besides that, we also have sweat glands popularly known as the sebaceous glands in our skin. The primary function of these organs is secreting oil that moisturises our skin when it becomes dry. The more we age, the lesser our skin produces collagen, elastin and the moisturising oil. Your skin starts losing its original glow, gets dry and wrinkles set in.
One simple way to delay the aging process is engaging in regular exercise. It will nourish your major skin layers by enhancing your circulatory system and therefore enabling more oxygen to reach the skin layers beneath. Regularly working out also enhances the production of collagen with keeps the glow on your skin. One effect of exercise is that you will sweat. Sweat is very vital in flushing out harmful toxins from your body. You will eventually regain your young looks by simply leading a healthy lifestyle.
Stress too accelerates the aging process. You will age faster if you dont take control of yourself when in trying moments. If you allow anxiety to take control of you, your body will excrete more free radicals that hastens the protein breakdown and suppress your immune system. Through exercise however, you will secrete endorphins that are needed to relax you.
Although you may not get all the solutions to aging in science, the fact is that it’s one of the means of slowing down the aging process. There are also natural ways you can opt for to grow old gracefully. They are very simple, basic and yet have far reaching benefits. They include: health, diet, and rest. All you need to ensure is that, your diet is supplemented with a daily dose of vitamins and minerals. A complete adjustment in your lifestyle is all you need to see yourself doing things that you have always enjoyed doing even at old age.
When it comes to sustaining that younger looking skin, you only need to remember three things: washing, toning, and moisturizing. It’s also important that you guard your skin from harmful environmental elements such as pollution and the sun’s Ultra Violet Rays. Look for a moisturiser that comes with an SPF. The more you glow and feel good on the outside, the more you will feel nice on the inside and want to take good care of yourself. You will eventually regain the confidence and joy you had when you were younger.

Poor Shoe Choice Poor Feet

A recent survey by the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists,concluded that almost 4 out of every 10 women buy shoes knowing they do not fit. It is a shocking statistic. Furthermore, nearly 2 out of every 10 men do the same. There are  be several reasons for this including fashion (some people will put up with the pain to wear ‘this-seasons’ footwear) and vanity (not wanting to admit that you’re really a UK size 8). However, for a growing number of people, it could simply be that there are not enough variety of wide shoes for ladies, men and kids readily available on the High Street, that combine the width fitting and the ‘look’ that the customer wants to achieve.
Until recently, wide fitting shoes were sold as comfort shoes. High Street brands would design and develop ‘comfort’ lines that were practical and offered soft leather uppers and padded soles. These were great for older generations who had foot problems (from wearing badly fitting shoes in the past!) and comfort alone was their buying decision. caters
Recently several celebrities ‘came-out’ and admitted what foot size including:
Kate Winslet, the actress UK size 9
Kate Silverton the BBC newsreader, UK size 9
Macy Gray the recording artist UK size 10

Consequences Of Tight Fitting Shoes And Your Feet

1. Bunions – These are where the big toe is not properly aligned at the joint with the rest of the toenail and instead curls inwards towards the rest of the toes. In some extreme cases, the big toe actually crosses over the other toes. As a consequence, the inside joint of the foot swells and walking can become painful. How many times have we seen pictures in a press of models and movie stars squeezing their feet into strappy heeled sandals? Victoria Beckham in particular has terrible bunions. In some cases the only way to treat bunions is with painful surgery. To think, this could have been avoided if correctly fitting shoes had been available and worn.

2. Corns – these are sores that appear on the foot where there has been a considerable pressure on the foot over a period. These again are very painful and due to wearing footwear that is too tight.
3. Flat Feet – This is where the inner arch of the foot has collapsed or never existed in the first place. An arch can collapse if you wear poorly fitting shoes, particularly during physical, high-impact sports. If you do have the misfortune of suffering flat feet you will know that not only are they incredibly uncomfortable to walk on, but they can also lead to back problems.
4. Hammer Toes – these are common and usually occur when the second toe (which can often be the longest toe) has been pushed up into a V shape. The top of the V then rubs on the shoe and creates a corn which can be very painful.
5. Ingrown Toe Nails – As well as being caused by having poorly cut toenails, tight fitting and short shoes can impede the growth of the toe nail, and lead to its growth back into the skin. This can lead to inflammation and infection, and in some cases the only treatment is the removal of the nail.
6. Sweaty Feet – If the foot is under considerable pressure from a tight fitting shoe, then often there is no room for the air to circulate and feet soon start to sweat. As well as causing blisters and a bad odor, bacteria can soon breed leading to Athletes foot which is a fungal infection.
So, now that you are aware of these 6 gruesome consequences please think wisely when you next buy a pair of shoes, particularly if your feet are wider fitting.
With kids, men and women all getting longer and wider feet, the High Street is slowly and surely starting to react to this demand. A range of footwear brands now cater for a variety of different foot widths so that wide shoes for ladies, gents and children can now be found.
One great place to look for shoes stockists catering for wide fitting shoes is on-line where several retailers offer honest feedback on their range and give advice on how the footwear fits and measures to ensure your feet are cared for correctly, but that you still look fab!

* Coldsores and Treatment

If you have the HSV (herpes simplex virus), which causes cold sores, the doctor may simply do a cold sore examination if you are not sure what it is. The doctor may also do an antibody test to the viruses to confirm that you have those viruses. On most occasions, cold sores clear up within seven to ten days even if they aren’t treated. Creams and antiviral tablets are used for easing the symptoms and speeding up healing time

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Read These Guidelines To Get A Healthy Pregnancy

Being pregnant is as natural as could be, but it may be scary and confusing. You can find both lifestyle and bodily changes to learn about. Fortunately, there are plenty of practical and straightforward things you can do to put together yourself for that birth of your child. Read on to learn more.

Don’t worry about feeling unsocial while being pregnant. The individuals near to you will understand. You are likely to feel very different, nauseous, fatigued, and the like. Therefore, do not overdo it. More Of The Article ...

What Is Shoulder Bursitis?

Many medical words ending in “itis” indicates inflammation of some kind – for example, peritonitis and laryngitis. A bursa is a fluid-filled cavity which stops muscles and tendons catching on  bones within your body.

Shoulder bursitis takes place when one of the bursa sacs around your shoulder joint becomes inflamed and sore. Often the root cause of this is overuse – continuous, recurring movements of the arm move the ligament consistently on the shoulder bursa, which then creates the inflammation. After that, any raising of the arm and lowering creates discomfort. At best, shoulder bursitis is a nuisance, at worst could mean trouble for the occupation of a professional athlete by way of example. If your livelihood depends upon you fast bowling in cricket, then the beginning of bursitis can be a calamity. But even for those of us less physically inclined, a bursa can create painful problems when inflamed. More Of The Article ...

Aloe Vera Questions And Answers

aloe vera plant

Complete leaf aloe vera juice contains many minerals and vitamins which you require for not healthy living. Discovering aloe vera juice is one of the first ways many get introduced to this ancient remedy but the  Aloe vera plant and its leaves has many uses.

Aloe vera is quite a common plant. Aloe vera is fantastic for moisturizing, irrespective of the way that it is applied. Aloe vera isn’t a drug and it’s also not a medicine. There is a multitude of advantages to using Aloe Vera. It is a natural product growing wild and now culivated for commercial use. More Of The Article ...

Talk To Your Heart

heart healthVirtually 14 million Americans have a history of cardiac arrest or angina. It is now one of the leading causes of death in the United States. More than 1 million Americans have cardiovascular disease each year. A cardiac arrest, or myocardial infarction (MI), is permanent damage to the heart muscle. “Myo” implies muscle, “cardial” refers to the heart and “infarction” suggests death of tissue due to absence of blood supply.

The heart itself requires consistent energy in the form of oxygen and nutrients, which all come from the blood that provided through the coronary arteries. A blockage in the coronary arteries avoids blood circulation and causes the heart muscle to starve. When heart muscle passes away, this is called a heart attack or myocardial infarction. More Of The Article ...