Archive for October, 2013
Did you know that collagen is the most important protein, not only for humans, but for all the vertebrates? It not only makes up more than 30 percent of the protein mass in the human organism, it is also the main component of connective tissue which is the most important tissue in the lives of all vertebrates. Here are a few facts that you need to know before you decide to invest in collagen cream for wrinkles or natural facial creams made with collagen.
In muscle tissue, natural collagen serves as a major component of the endomysium. Collagen constitutes one to two percent of muscle tissue, and accounts for about six percent of the weight of strong, tendinous muscles. Gelatin, which is us
Oxygen is one of the essential life forces of our entire existence. Without it, we would cease to be. Proper breathing is essential to getting the right amount of oxygen in your body. We value it so much that we even give out awards for those who can breathe better than the rest. The Guinness Book of World Records awarded Vann Burchfield with the record for circular breathing in February 2000. He beat out Kenny G by holding one continuous note for 47 minutes and 6 seconds. Yet, many people often don’t understand the importance of breathing and breathing exercises. Exercises to improve breathing and lung expanders can be used for a variety of things from stress relief breathing to breathing for weight loss. Continue Reading No Comments
Most people know by now the importance of protecting their skin when out getting some sun. However, no matter how much protection they use, or how cautious they are, after years of sunning, sun spots can be inevitable. Sun spots, also known as Solar Lentigines, are darkened spots on the skin caused by prolonged and direct exposure to UV rays. They’re not usually harmful, but it’s always a good idea to see a dermatologist when they appear to make sure there’s no danger.
Thankfully, there are ways to remove sun spots. After your dermatologist gives you the all clear about your sun spots, he or she will prescribe treatments for removing sun spots. Here are some such methods for removing sun spots!
Did you know that about 50% of Americans age 50 or older have hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are blood and lymph vessel sacs that form in the rectum. These areas become inflamed and swollen. In Ancient Greece, treatment for this condition involved ripping out the polyps with bare fingers. Luckily, treatment today is less gruesome and painful. Here are three important things you should know about ways to get rid of hemorrhoids.
1. Can You Get Rid of Hemorrhoids for Good?
In many cases, yes. A lot of people assume hemorrhoids, once they start, are basically incurable. However, this doesn’t need to be the case, especially with changes to diet and care. Many people often develop them as a result of temporary situation, such as pregnancy, and the hemorrhoid goes away after this
Despite the pervasiveness of the Web, the hundreds of millions of dollars Americans spend online each year, and the bargains that can be found on the internet, many eyeglass wearers remain reluctant to buy spectacles online. The most obvious reason for their hesitance can be attributed to the common preference to try on a few different eyeglass frames before settling upon which ones to buy.
While this certainly is a legitimate reason for concern, less than one percent of online eyeglasses buyers express dissatisfaction with their purchases. Although buying glasses online does require more responsibility from the buyer, the advantages of purchasing spectacles online is usually well worth the effort.
One of the most popular facets of the American health care system is urgent care. Centers that provide this type of immediate healthcare treatment are often open 24 hours and can be extremely valuable when you cannot make a proper appointment with your physician. Here are five quick facts to keep in mind when looking for a urgent care center:
1. How does a urgent care center work?
Urgent care is also sometimes called immediate care, and for good reason. A urgent care center is walk in clinic that typically treats patients within 15 minutes of arriving. That is it. No appointment needed, unlike with your primary care physician.
2. Why not just go see my doctor?
As doctors take on more and more pati
Did you know that most online news sites have sections with free health tips and news articles about health where they comment on American healthcare? These sections with health related news articles are important for Americans so that they can stay informed, responsible citizens who can form educated opinions on the health care debate.
In 2009, healthcare costs in the United States were equal to the entire GDP of Great Britain, which is very indicative of America’s state of affairs with health care. Many citizens can’t afford any coverage, so they have to turn to alternative options, like online resources. In response, President Obama’s signature Obamacare, a federal universal healthcare plan on the first of October. The New York Times explains this plan in health related news artricles, saying “The