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We all ponder this question from time to time.
How does hypnosis work?
Does hypnosis even work for that matter?
The various theories and myths continue, with skeptics and fanatics alike.
Despite all this rhetoric, no one has even so far managed to come up with an accepted definition of exactly what hypnosis is.
A radical new program to help combat veterans deal with PTSD issues using dogs, is proving to be successful.
It may be at the top of your to do list: to finally stop smoking. And, while drugs and chemical products may seem like an easy answer, they are not without their side effects. Before you spend hundreds of dollars trying to quit smoking with medications, try the natural approach first.
If you’ve committed to a popular diet plan intending to get healthier and lose weight, you might be disappointed. There’s a good chance your plan is missing out on important nutrients, and these holes in your diet could put a dark cloud over your dreams of losing weight, gaining energy, and enjoying your health.
Diabetes has been on the rise lately - along with the average weight of Americans. According to the American Diabetes Association, there are nearly 26 million people in the United States alone who have been diagnosed with the disease. Approximately 90-95% of all diagnoses are Type-2, and obesity is considered to be a major risk factor. While diabetes has traditionally been considered to be both a chronic and progressive illness, there has been recent evidence that suggests the illness could possibly be reversed.
Are you at risk for developing type-2 diabetes? Type-2 diabetes, also known as late-onset diabetes, usually develops in people over 40. And, overweight people who are not physically active are more at risk of developing it. If you fall into this category, you may want to say goodbye to eating like a modern person and say hello to the dietary traditions of your ancient ancestors. Keep reading to find out how to follow the “Caveman Diet.”
There are many different facets of the aging process that are physically hard on the body and mind. Staying fit and healthy while in your teens and twenties is almost mindless. But, when the late thirties and forties start to appear at birthdays, the struggles with weight and fitness become harder with each passing year. One of the possible side effects of a heavier and less fit body is the onset of type-2 diabetes.
Mayans. Zombies. A nuclear meltdown. A biblical Apocalypse. No matter who you attribute it to, today’s society seems fascinated with the immanency of disaster. It’s the same mentality that has bred hundreds of end-of-the-world blockbusters and reality series like A&E’s Doomsday Preppers
, all of which pose hypothetical approaches to catastrophic scenarios.
Dramatic, yes; but even the most pragmatic would agree with the concept of preparedness. We’ve seen our share of real-world disasters, after all: tsunamis, radioactive contamination, devastating hurricanes, terrorist attacks… incidents that leave us standing in their wake, thinking “What do we do now?
In a “McWorld” dominated by pink sludge and the supersized meal, it should come as no surprise that America is in desperate need of assistance with its health. As more food is processed, the average American citizen is deprived of more nutrients important in his everyday life.
Wait – Sarco-what? If you don’t have a clue what Sarcoidosis is, don’t worry – you’re not alone. Even doctors and researchers are continually trying to learn more about this mysterious chronic disease. Let’s take a look at what they DO know . . .
Are you a snorer? Perhaps you’ve snored most of your life and have now become accustomed to getting an elbow-jab in the side numerous times a night, or repeated requests to “turn over – you’re snoring!” If this sounds familiar, you may think that your nocturnal noises are a normal part of life – a nuisance to your bed partner at the very most. But what you may not know is that snoring can be an indication of a severe threat to your health!
Have you ever had such a hard time catching your breath that you became dizzy, flushed, and started to perspire? It’s a scary feeling – isn’t it? What you may have experienced is an asthma attack If you’re one of the 20.5 million Americans suffering from asthma, you may be able to lessen your symptoms – or even eliminate them altogether. Let’s take a look . . .
If you’re a parent with kids in school, then you probably have very little time to fret about your kids’ lunch choices. Many children go to school with lunch money and proceed to spend it on candy and chips. Not exactly the type of healthy lunch you expected them to have! If you want your kids to have a healthy, balanced lunch, you are better off to make it at home. Keep reading for some quick and easy ideas for a healthier lunchbox. . .
Did you hear about the recall of cereals made by the Malt-O-Meal company? At last count people in 14 states had been affected by two kinds of cereal – unsweetened puffed rice and unsweetened puffed wheat – that had the potential to contain salmonella.
We don’t need a National Week to convince us that School Lunch is important, but it is a great reminder that the conversation must continue. In recent years, individuals and federal agencies alike have been examining our public lunch programs
, calling into question the efficacy of this long-established convention. While it’s widely accepted that lunch-- and nutrition in general-- is crucial to healthy adolescent development, many wonder whether school menus provide more of a help or a hindrance. So, in honor of National School Lunch Week, we take a look at the program from soup to nuts.
Do you suffer from painful arthritis, despite prescription or over-the-counter pain medicines?
Do you experience pain in your knees that worsens during exercise or long walks? Are you finding it more and more difficult to write with a pen or type on a computer without cramping in your fingers? Is your tennis or golf game off because of nagging discomfort in your wrists?
When you hear the word “spur” – what comes to mind? Perhaps you picture an old Western movie, with cowboys and horses and elaborate scenes of “shoot ‘em up.” Well, at least that’s what I conjure up, only the few “Westerns” I’m really familiar with include Mel Brooks’ classic “Blazing Saddles” and the comedy “Three Amigos” – both which are not really Westerns at all!
What blocks the erection from taking part in sexual intimation is complex and the problem comprises from psychological, physical, or both.
Would you be surprised to learn that women spend more time surfing the Internet than their male counterparts?
According to the report Women on the Web: How Women are Shaping the Internet
, they spend a good 8% more. These figures include e-mailing, instant messaging and browsing the various social networks, but it also includes the time spent searching for topics of interest.