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A Highly Effective, All-Natural Mosquito Repellent

It's no secret that mosquito bites can transfer a number of diseases to humans and animals, the most common of which are malaria, dengue fever, and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain).

Before you whip out a can of mosquito-repelling spray the next time a clan of biting insects are after your blood, you should know that many conventional brands contain DEET, a powerful pesticide that has been linked to a number of health problems such as skin rashes, dizziness, and even seizures. Read more about A Highly Effective, All-Natural Mosquito Repellent

 

Are Enemas Good for Your Health?

Undergoing an enema involves using a bag of water and a tube to fill your colon with enough water to stimulate contraction of the walls of your colon - the idea is to force your colon into expelling waste materials out through your anal sphincter. Read more about Are Enemas Good for Your Health?

 

Most Popular Posts from 2009

Well, we're here again. Just a few days away from another new beginning.

I've long felt that every day is a new beginning, a chance to change momentum, experience something new, and get closer to becoming a better person in some way. Read more about Most Popular Posts from 2009

 

Dr. Michael Holick on Vitamin D and its Health-Promoting Properties

Dr. Michael Holick is one of the world's foremost experts on vitamin D and its role in preventing disease and promoting optimal health.

Many thanks to the University of California Television network for making Dr. Holick's one-hour lecture on vitamin D available here: Read more about Dr. Michael Holick on Vitamin D and its Health-Promoting Properties

 

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need To Be Healthy?

Few facets of your life have greater impact on your health status than the amount of quality rest that you get each night.

Why is your sleeping routine so important to your ability to prevent disease and be at your best? Read more about How Much Sleep Do You Really Need To Be Healthy?

 

Why You Shouldn't Suppress the Urge to Burp or Pass Gas

Err...hope this topic doesn't ruin anyone's appetite. It's one that I touched upon in a newsletter a few weeks ago, and given the positive feedback that it's generated, I thought it be best to elaborate and even make this topic a permanent addition to the archives.

But before we do any elaborating, here's a look back at what I wrote in my newsletter: Read more about Why You Shouldn't Suppress the Urge to Burp or Pass Gas

 

Tools for Healthy Feet and Protection Against Sunburn

Just a brief post to share some details on a few items at Amazon.com that I think most people would find helpful. Read more about Tools for Healthy Feet and Protection Against Sunburn

 

A Universal and Timeless Health Principle

Our instant-gratification society teaches us to reach for quick solutions to specific health problems. Google any health condition and you're bound to come across products and procedures that fit into this mold. Have joint pain? Take glucosamine chondroiton. Have chronic acne? Take high doses of vitamin A. Want to lose weight and have rock-hard abs? Obey the golden rule to a flat stomach (for 39.95). Read more about A Universal and Timeless Health Principle

 

Study Reveals Therapy Often as Effective as Surgery in Treatment of Osteoarthritis of Knees

A Canadian-led study on the usefulness of arthroscopic surgery for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knees revealed that many people benefit as much from physical therapy and mild pain relievers as they do from arthroscopic surgery.

The study, whose results were published in the September 11, 2008 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, was conducted over a period of two years, involving 178 men with osteoarthritis. The average age of those in the study was 60. Read more about Study Reveals Therapy Often as Effective as Surgery in Treatment of Osteoarthritis of Knees

 

Why Wearing High Heels is Bad for Your Health

What do toe pain, mid-foot pain, heel pain, ankle pain, knee pain, hip pain, lower back pain, mid-back pain, upper back pain, and headaches all have in common?

You guessed it - they can all be caused by wearing high heels on a regular basis. Read more about Why Wearing High Heels is Bad for Your Health

 

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