Archive for the ‘General health’ Category

 

GET WELL: NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC VITAMINS

June 4th, 2010

I know personally of a few cases where health food-minded patients, suffering from a heart condition, tried to protect their hearts and avoid a heart attack by taking vitamin E in the form of mixed tocopherols. Some of them paid with their lives for their experiment. You see, Dr. Wilfred Shute recommends up to 1,600IU [...]

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IS YOUR JOB GOOD FOR YOU?

June 4th, 2010

Nearly anyone who has worked for someone else has run into a manager who was cruel or incompetent or both. That manager’s qualities kill your desire to work. New research shows that they could kill you, too – by eliciting from you feelings of being trapped, helpless, and inefficient in a bad job. This can [...]

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CHILD’S HEALTH/SKIN DISORDERS: MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM

May 21st, 2009

Cause Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral skin infection. It is most common amongst children, but can also affect adolescents and adults. It is spread via direct skin contact with an infected person. The incubation period can be up to 2 months. Clinical features Molluscum contagiosum is characterised by clusters of small pinkish lumps with [...]

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COMING HOME WITH YOUR NEW BABY: GRANDPARENTS

May 19th, 2009

Grandparents play an important role in a child’s life. They provide the child with love, and may have more time to spend with him than parents, who are often both working. In turn, a grandchild can provide grandparents with much happiness and fulfilment. Elderly people, who may be retired, and especially those who are ill [...]

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YOUR MARITAL HEALTH/GETTING FIXED UP SEXUALLY: THE LOVE LIBRARY TECHNIQUE

May 18th, 2009

Go to a well-stocked bookstore and select two hardcover books. Pure fiction only. No “how to do its.” Buy two different color markers and underline interesting parts of the first of the books you read. If you don’t have time to read, you are too stressed and must make more time before you make more [...]

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COURTING, RE-COURTING, AND THE SUPER SEX BOND:ALWAYS BE READY TO GET DUMPED. IF AT ALL POSSIBLE, BE THE DUMPER, NOT THE DUMPEE

May 18th, 2009

All relationships end. It is just a matter of how and when. Those “really hot” relationships, the ones that seem very early to be the real thing, are the most likely to have high dumping potential. Getting dumped is one of the most painful of human experiences. Avoid it at all costs. You avoid getting [...]

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SCOLIOSIS – TREATMENT

May 15th, 2009

The most common form of scoliosis is known as idiopathic which really means “of unknown cause”. The common form of scoliosis usually affects the upper part of the spine in the thorax or chest. It is more common in girls and usually makes its appearance in the 10 to 12 years age group. Once it [...]

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PERI-ORAL DERMATITIS – TREATMENT

May 15th, 2009

This rash develops around the mouth and may be flat and red or raised with small pimples and leave a clear zone immediately around the mouth. As soon as the cortisone treatment is reduced or stopped, the rash flares again and is difficult to treat. It appears to be more common in young women, but [...]

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FLUORIDE

May 12th, 2009

Recent research on the dental health of children in the northern suburbs of Sydney revealed a great reduction in dental decay, or caries. In 1960, a study showed more than 90 per cent of TSluldren had active dental decay, yet the recent survey showed less than 25 per cent in the same community were now [...]

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VITAMIN A OVERDOSE

April 28th, 2009

Of late, vitamin A has been much in the news as a drug that reduces the incidence of certain cancers. Accordingly, for the sake of fair balance, we felt that our readers should be told about a recent report in the Western Journal of Medicine (137:429). A young woman visited her doctor because dryness of [...]

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