Archive | January, 2010

How to Keep Your Vegetarian Teenager Healthy

Depending upon who you talk to, some people believe following a vegetarian diet is healthier than one containing meat products. People of all ages, including teens, have adopted a vegetarian lifestyle. If this sounds like your child, you may wonder how to keep your vegetarian teenager healthy when you feel they’re missing vital nutrients. What [...]

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Traditional and Holistic Treatments for Chronic Sinus Infections

Sinus congestion and infections are common throughout the year and nearly everyone will have them at one point or another. Some people experience them so often the condition is considered chronic. Most people choose to treat chronic sinus infections with traditional methods, but some choose holistic treatments. What is the difference and is one better [...]

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What is Nocturia?

The common medical term for individuals who suffer from going to the bathroom during the night is nocturia. This is actually a symptom that plagues many people and can be caused by something that is simple and easily treated or a complex medical condition. For this reason, it is important not to self diagnose but [...]

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Transcendental Meditation – An Explanation

Transcendental meditation was introduced in 1955 in India. It is a form of mantra meditation where the person practicing it repeats words, syllables, sounds or groups of words. The goal is to “create transformation” in the person’s life. Started by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, transcendental meditation is considered to be the most easily recognizable and widely [...]

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Succeeding in College With Attention Deficit Disorders: Issues and Strategies for Students, Counselors and Educators

This book was written for college students, their counselors and educators. Based on the real life experiences of seven adults who were interviewed as part of a research study, this book offers a vivid picture of how college students with ADD can cope and find success in school. Readers will find information on the history, [...]

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Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

The prostate gland is a very small organ that is approximately the size of a walnut. Structurally it lies below the bladder and surrounds the urethra (the tube that connects the bladder to the outside of the body). This particular gland is consists two regions. Although researchers know that one of the primary functions of [...]

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Healthy Comfort Food Recipes

Healthy Meat Loaf * 2 teaspoons canola oil * 1 chopped medium sweet onion * 12-ounce bottle beer * 1 teaspoon dried thyme * 1 teaspoon dry mustard * 3/4 teaspoon salt * 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper * 1 1/4 pounds 95%-lean ground beef * 1 1/4 pounds 93%-lean ground turkey * 1 cup [...]

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Balanced Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Information & Treatment Options for Your Child

Sometimes it’s hard to trust that the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder information that you find on the web is offering you a balanced point of view. In this article, you’ll learn more about the symptoms and different treatment options, so you can make the most informed choice for your child. First although you can use [...]

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Vesicare for Overactive Bladder Symptoms

In an effort to increase treatment options for individuals who suffer from urinary incontinence the pharmaceutical industry has developed and manufactured a relatively new medication for overactive bladder symptoms called Vesicare. Medication options have included alpha blockers and anti-spasmodic to help control the over active bladder spasms that occur in some individuals. Overactive bladder does [...]

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Treating Headaches With Herbs, Oils

Headache Tea Pour 2 cups boiling water over 3 tablespoons dried primrose flowers and leaves. Let stand, covered, about 15 minutes. Strain and sweeten. Drink warm or hot. Use 1 heaping Tsp of dried chamomile flowers for each cup of boiling water. Steep 10 minutes. Strain and sweeten with honey. Hangover Compress: * 1 d. [...]

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