How to Build Arm Strength

Well-strengthened arms are always impressive. Men want them to be bigger and stronger, while women want to have slender and toned arms. But building arm strength is not just for a good looking. It is also important in daily life activities like driving, lifting children, or even carrying groceries to home. As a young …

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Causes of Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer refers to a condition in which testicular cells become malignant. Men between the age of 15 and 49 are more likely to develop this disease. The good thing is that testicular cancer is treatable, even in cases when it spreads beyond the testicle. The chances of treating it …

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Healthy Alternatives to Soda

For millions of Americans the beverage of choice is the sugar loaded soda. These immensely popular thirst quenchers are really tasty and fun to drink but the very high sugar content makes them less than ideal. They can lead to weight gain, diabetes, heart disease and other chronic conditions. It …

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Body Odor During Pregnancy

A woman’s body chemistry changes when she is pregnant. But some changes can be quite embarrassing and difficult to deal with, and one such problem is bad body odor. Changes in diet, medications, body temperature, and hormones create imbalances that lead to body odor. The pregnant women may be so conscious of …

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Stress and Constipation

You have constipation when you fail to have a bowel movement for more than three times a week. Considering the symptoms, such as straining, bloating, pain, and cramps, most people think constipation is only a physical problem. The truth is that your emotions have a role to play here.  Can …

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Can You Be Pregnant and Not Know It?

For many women, the typical signs of pregnancy are when their period doesn’t arrive on time, providing they’ve been active sexually. There are some factors that might conceal the pregnancy, even more than six weeks. Taking into consideration all the mental and physical changes that usually happen to expecting moms, …

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Working Out and Gaining Weight

Have you noticed that after working out so hard in the gym and paying close attention to your diet, you are still gaining weight? Even though you may feel you are getting healthier and getting a toned body as well, that weighing scale may tell a different story. Why is …

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How to Kill Fungus on Skin

Fungal skin infection is readily transmitted from one person to another. The problem is compounded by the many different skin fungus infections, including ringworm, athlete’s foot and jock itch. In most cases, fungal skin infections present with rashes, itching, flaking skin, redness and even bleeding. Once treatment commences, most skin …

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Detached Retina Surgery Recovery

It is possible for the retina to detach itself from the underlying tissue inside the eye. When this happens, you develop a condition called retinal detachment. A retinal detachment has many symptoms, but floaters and flashing lights are among the most common symptoms. It is important to seek immediate medical …

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Why Do Babies Get Hiccups?

A newborn baby may look cute when he gets a few hiccups, but some mothers get worried when they get more hiccups frequently. Why do babies get hiccups? The reasons vary, including swallowed air, temperature changes and under-development. Hiccups don’t bother babies, especially when they are still inside the womb. …

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