The Dangers of Using Lipitor
If you have high cholesterol, chances are your physician has already talked to you
about Lipitor. Doctors like to prescribe it because it works quickly and easily.
However, you need to understand the risk consequences associated with taking these
sorts of drugs, because there is a potential for dangerous and sometimes permanent side effects. More ...
All scorpions possess venom. They use their venom to kill or paralyze their prey. Most
scorpions are relatively harmless to humans; stings generally produce only local effects
(such as pain, numbness or swelling). A few scorpion species, can be dangerous to humans,
and some people may be allergic to their venom. More ...
Who Drinks Municipal Tap Water?
If you live near an industrial area, your tap water is surely contaminated with toxic
chemicals like dichloroethenes, vinyl chloride, perchloroethylene, other chlorides,
and metals, including lead. If you live near a rural area, your tap water is surely
contaminated with Fecal coliforms and E. coli, bacteria from human and animal waste,
runoff from cow and hog manure that can cause serious illness and death. More ...
What You Don't Know About Electrical Appliances and Your Health
In October, 2002, preliminary findings from an eight year research project commissioned
by the California Public Utilities Commission, suggests hundreds of thousands of people
are at risk from life-threatening illnesses linked to the emissions. More ...
Knowing Heart Disease Symptoms Can Save Your Life
A heart disease symptom can be quite confusing since some of the symptoms occur for
reasons not associated with heart attacks or heart problems. There are millions of
Americans that have heart disease and could take some helpful measures to prevent it
from getting worse if they only knew they had heart disease. More ...
The Psychology of Pain
Scientists are now realizing that pain is not just physical, but psychological too. And
that psychological component may be just as important, or more important, than the physical component. More ...
The Common Causes of Sinus Infection
With your lifestyle, you can always catch sinusitis within the most unusual times, having
to know their culprit can always get a good preventive measure and treatment medications.
Here are the most common causes of having a sinus infection. More ...
Is Not Getting Enough Sleep Making You Fat?
Leptin is a hormone that is secreted into the bloodstream by fat cells found in the stomach.
It signals the brain to release hormones that tell you when you've eaten enough. To regulate
normal leptin production, just make you log enough sleep. More ...
Nail Fungus - No Need To Keep Living With The Infection
An infection of nail fungus (called-onychomycosis) occurs when fungi infect one or
more of your nails. Onychomycosis usually begins as a white or yellow spot under
the tip of your fingernail or toenail. This commonly affects toe nails rather than
finger nails. The infection actually eats your skin and nail, so it can continue
growing and may spread to other nails. More ...
How to Check for Skin Cancer
More than one million skin cancers are diagnosed annually in the United States, and
that number has been rising for the past few decades. Along with taking preventative
measures, the best way to prevent the threat skin cancer is to detect it early on. More ...
How to Beat the Winter Blahs
Winter depression, more technically called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), affects
about five percent of Americans, three-fourths of them women. It occurs mostly in
people who live in northern latitudes. How do you know if you have SAD? Here are
some of the symptoms. More ...
Eight Rules for Living with Pain
Thousands of people are not fortunate enough to experience a pain free day. They
spend their day struggling against pain because of a temporary or permanent illness
or malady. The eight rules provided here, unfortunately, will not remove your pain.
Instead they will show you how to accept your situation and live a proud and productive
life despite the pain. More ...