Staying Young a Little at a Time

Staying Young a Little at a Time

We don’t generally worry about children because they enjoy physical activity. They don’t walk; they run. As we get older, we drive to places where we could easily walk. Make your exercise routine fun and take up dancing, golf, or tennis.

By: Rita Morgan

New Year’s Eve, our birthday and illness all prompt us to take stock of our lives and we make promises that mostly go by the wayside within a few weeks.

We are bombarded with information on changes we should make in order to live a long healthy life. Humans are such creatures of habit that we …

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New Juices Capture the Essence of the Pomegranate

Pomegranate Juice

Pomegranates which are between an orange and a grapefruit in size with a thick reddish skin and many seeds, have become a key ingredient in more than 12 beverages. Pomegranates deliver vitamin C, folic acid, and antioxidants.

One of the trendiest and most popular juice drinks comes from a fruit that many people don’t know much about – the pomegranate. Since 2003, pomegranates, which are best described as between an orange and a grapefruit in size with a thick reddish skin and many seeds, have become a key ingredient in more than 12 beverages available to consumers today.

Why are …

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Crash Course on Cellulites

Cellulites

Cellulites are fat tissues that have bands of connective tissues in them. These tissues are found in certain areas of the body: the thighs, abdominal area and buttocks for the women.

By: Robert Thatcher

Wearing really short skirts can be a liberating experience for the modern woman unless there’s a couple of cellulite lines peaking through.

This is perhaps one of the greatest sources of frustration for women around the world. And though there are creams and surgical procedures that promise to remove those pesky lines, there is still no sure-fire way to remove all of them.

What is cellulite?

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Migraines and Women

Migraines and Women

Estrogen withdrawal is a key factor in migraines related to menstrual cycles. When choosing to treat menstrual migraines with medication, the drugs used most often are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications

By: James Mahony

Migraines occur far more frequently in women than in men. In fact, in adult women the rate of frequency is roughly fifteen to seventeen percent, whereas in men it is only about five percent.

Studies have concluded that estrogen withdrawal is a key factor in migraines related to menstrual cycles. Twenty-five to thirty percent of all women in their 30’s experience at least an occasional migraine.

Menstrual migraines …

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Hair Care

Hair Care

The hair closest to the scalp benefits from natural sebum oils the most, while longer hair can become dry and brittle from a lack of these oils. Frizzy and dry hair can benefit from the application of silicone based products.

By: Mary Williams

Having a hair cut can change your look completely. It can be better or worse. Sometimes you will feel better when having a new cut or color. Here is the story of hair.

The mysteries of maintaining beautiful hair should have been uncovered by now, but for many women finding a simple way to keep their hair …

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The Whole Flax Seed

 

Flax Seeds

The flax seed is able to fight cancer and heart disease, promote fitness and beauty, reduce hypertension and arthritis, raise vitamin D levels in the body, and retain magnesium, phosphate, and calcium levels within the body.

 

By: Greg Haehl

Many health conscious people are starting to realize what flax seed can do for their mind and their bodies. The numerous benefits of flax seed include being able to fight cancer and heart disease, promote fitness and beauty, reduce hypertension and arthritis, raise vitamin D levels in the body, and retain magnesium, phosphate, and calcium levels within the body.…

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What is a Brow Lift?

What is a Brow Lift?

A brow lift can help reverse the process by minimizing creases in the forehead and reducing furrowed brow lines, droopy eyebrows, and hooding over the eyes.

By: Gray Rollins

A brow lift, also called an endobrow lift or a forehead lift, is a surgical procedure designed to reduce sagging in the skin on the forehead, upper eyelids, and eyebrows. Brow lifts are most often used to help reverse signs of aging, usually in individuals over the age of 40, although this procedure is suitable for adult patients of any age. As the body ages, skin loses some of its elasticity …

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Inform Yourself About Cervical Cancer

DoctorCervical cancer occurs when normal body cells in the cervix transform themselves and develop into a tumor. It can be prevented but one must first know the risk factors that can lead to cervical cancer.

By: Elysiana Canlas

Cervical cancer is a disease in which body cells in the cervix or the uterus’ lower part are malfunctioning. The cervix is the canal that leads to the vagina.

To understand cervical cancer, it is important to note where in the body the cervix is located. It is the birth canal that leads to the vagina. Cervical cancer occurs when normal body …

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Staying Young Naturally

Staying Young Naturally

Forget the extreme pain that comes with extreme makeovers, here are five quick tips to help you stay young….naturally!

By: The Natural Health Directory

1. Quit Smoking
When it comes to staying young, smoking is one of the most destructive things you can do to rob yourself of your youthfulness. While some people think it helps keep them slim, you only have to look at long term smokers to see its side effects like sallow skin, yellow teeth and lips, coughing, shortness of breath and those unsightly lip lines from pursed lips around a cigarette. Smokers also run an …

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breast cancer

Breast Cancer Treatment: Coping With a Mastectomy

I went through two separate mastectomies, for my breast cancer, despite the fact that I wanted them both done at the same time.

By: Melissa Buhmeyer

As women, especially American women, much of our femininity is centered on our breasts. No matter where you look, there are pictures, billboards, commercials, television shows, and movies with women with these beautiful breasts and ample cleavage. The thought of losing one or both breasts, to breast cancer, can be devastating for many of us. Sure, there’s reconstruction, but will it ever really look the same again? Even if you have reconstruction, you’ll …

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Creative Imagination

Creative Imagination

Exercise your basic imagination. It can be as simple as thinking in pictures more, or listening to music in your mind. Play little “movies” in your mind, until you can watch them on command.

 

By: Steve Gillman

Creative imagination is more than just active imagination. To be able to actively imagine things, to see and hear things in one’s mind, is an important ability. It doesn’t have to involve much creativity, though, does it? Daydreaming, for example, is a process of imagination. It can consist of an elaborate fantasy world, but one full of all the things that many …

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Importance of High Fiber and Low Fat Foods

High Fiber Food

While it is true that overcooking certain vegetables can result in some loss of nutrients, cooking has no effect whatsoever on fiber content.

By: Troy Francis

The easiest and most effective changes that you can make to your diet is to eat more fiber rich foods, and fewer foods rich in fat. Why boost fiber intake?

Boosting the intake of fiber while controlling fat and increasing exercise, can lead to decreased weight and helps you maintain a healthier lifestyle.

The fact of the matter is most people consume too much of the bad stuff- things like sugar, salt and …

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You Know But Do You Believe It?

You Can Make Positive Changes

Exercise, alcohol and drug abuse, sleeplessness, working long hours, and controlling your budget all influence your life.

By: Natasha Morgan

For some time now, television, newspapers and magazines have been shouting out results of the latest studies ranging from the harmful effects of snoring to the benefits of eating blueberries. When the American Cancer Society or Heart Foundation, whom we all believe to be credible organizations, confirm these studies, most of us will admit to believing them.

Why then is it so difficult for us to make lifestyle changes that can affect the quality of our life and possibly even …

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Brain Exercises


Simple brain exercises to strengthen your memory can be the repetitive use of any memory techniques. Here are some general brain exercises you can do anywhere, followed by a few ideas for exercising specific areas of brain function.

By: Steve Gillman

Some brain exercises can be as simple as an intelligent conversation or reading something new. Others can be more involved, like doing crossword puzzles or solving lateral thinking puzzles. Here are some general brain exercises you can do anywhere, followed by a few ideas for exercising specific areas of brain function.

Some Simple Brain Exercises

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The Macs-Lift Explained

Macs Lift


Patients want more of a European-type change that is subtle and youthful rather than the more obvious American-type facelift, which can create a wind-tunnel effect or skin that looks too tight.

By: Dr. Kourosh Tavakoli

Lise Petersen spoke with Sydney plastic surgeon Dr. Kourosh Tavakoli about the MACS-lift, a new European facelift that gives a more natural and softer result than a traditional facelift.

According to Sydney plastic surgeon Dr Kourosh Tavakoli, the MACS-lift, or minimal access cranial suspension lift, is a new European facelift that compares very favourably with the traditional facelift. ‘Today in Australia the emphasis is definitely …

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