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December 2008

What Are Hemorrhoids and What Are the Symptom of Hemorrhoids? What is the Right Diet to Help?

Don't suffer in silence anymore! And don't be embarrassed about it! Hemorrhoids are very common. It is estimated that more than 11 million Americans have hemorrhoids and 3.3 million of them seek medical treatment for hemorrhoids each year! Don't make the mistakes of assuming that hemorrhoids will go away without any treatment. In fact, hemorrhoids never go away if left untreated. It merely subsides temporarily. If conditions worsen, hemorrhoids sufferers can develop serious anal fissures that can only be treated with painful and expensive surgery. Hemorrhoids are abnormally swollen veins... Read more →

What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids and the Health Benefits Associated With Taking Them From Fish Oil?

Omega-3's belong to a group of fatty acids known as long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Because the body does not manufacture them, Omega-3's are classified as "essential fatty acids" (EFA's), as it is essential they be obtained from food. There are three important Omega-3 fatty acids: alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). EPA and DHA are found in fish, while ALA is found only in plant foods such as flaxseed meal. The body can convert ALA into small amounts of EPA and DHA, but recent studies have... Read more →

Restless leg syndrome is a condition in which your legs experience an unpleasant sensation causing an irresistible urge to move them - often during sleep or when trying to fall asleep or when at rest, either lying or sitting down. By moving the legs, the uncomfortable sensation eases and goes away temporarily. Restless leg syndrome may also occur in the arms. This condition can disrupt sleep routines, most frequently during the evening or early part of the night, making it hard to fall asleep and stay asleep. Usually when symptoms... Read more →

The Cookie Diet by Dr Siegal - Eat Cookies! Lose Weight!

Dr. Siegal and his COOKIE DIET™ have been featured on ABC’s Good Morning America, Fox News, CNN, the New York Post and dozens of other media outlets in the U.S. and Canada. More media appearances are scheduled. Dr. Siegal’s® COOKIE DIET™ was created in 1975 by renowned physician, author and weight-loss expert Sanford Siegal, D.O.,M.D. More than 500,000 overweight people have used Dr. Siegal’s hunger-controlling foods. Learn more about The Cookie Diet Read more →

Grooming - The Gift of Health! How a Little Pampering Goes beyond Pretty

While you may or may not indulge your pet in couture-inspired clothing or decadent faux diamond collars, you likely still have ideas in mind for how to reciprocate for the daily loving and affection received from your pet this holiday season. According to statistics, in the United States, there are now more dogs per household than children, and in the UK, while the human birth rate has been falling over the past decade, nearly half the population now owns a pet, says the Norwich Union. Given these numbers, it seems... Read more →

Some Say Yes and What You Can Do.... We often hear how children are negatively affected by their parent's splitting up but what happens when these "children" are our pets? In some cases, the effects can be the same-and can develop into stress-related health problems if not addressed and managed. Unfortunately, since our pets cannot speak to us and express their feelings, we're left to decipher their emotions through their actions and behaviors. Often, these physical behaviors are accompanied by intense emotions that animal behaviorists and psychologists compare to depression,... Read more →