Archive | May, 2011
Coping with Irregular Work and Sleep Schedule

Coping with Irregular Work and Sleep Schedule

Many people who begin work late in the day or very early in the morning are at high risk of developing Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD). For those who find it difficult to manage their hours and sleep, here are some remedies that will help.

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Top Health Websites

Top 20 Health Websites

By using health websites, patients are becoming more informed about their conditions and treatment options. This article covers the list of top health websites.

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Fitness Training

Choosing a Fitness Trainer

When you want to get in shape you have to do it right. For that reason it’s important to find the right fitness trainer to fit your goals and your particular style as well as your budget.

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Abdominal Pain

Common Causes of Abdominal Swelling

What are the primary causes of abdominal swelling and how can you distinguish, when medical attention should be sought and when time will heal your maladies?

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Obesity

Obesity Related Health Problems

Obesity, the term used to describe an individual whose body weight is higher than the highest healthy body weight for their height by 20 percent or more, has several health risks associated with it.

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Fitness Trainer

Reasons to Hire a Fitness Trainer

Whether you are an advanced exerciser doing regular exercise for years or a novice who is just starting out, hiring a trainer can help amplify your routine.

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Emergency

Calling 999 for Medical Emergency

Dialing 999 is the sensible response for a serious health emergency. If you find yourself in a medical emergency and you are unable to get to a hospital under your own power, never hesitate to dial 999.

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Menstrual Phase

Phases of the Menstrual Cycle

An ovarian cycle is easily broken into three phases, and should not be confused with the uterine cycle though both are closely timed and interlinked.

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Genital herpes on Penis

Genital Herpes Prevention Methods

Genital herpes is one of the most commonly contracted Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among both adults and adolescents. There is no cure for genital herpes at this time.

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Bleeding

Simple First Aid for Bleeding

Bleeding can take many forms and be anything from simple to being extremely serious and life-threatening, and the treatment for bleeding will depend on what is bleeding and how much bleeding is happening.

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Testicles

Why Do Testicles Hang Low Outside the Body?

Why are the testes not located closer to, or even in, the body where they would be much safer from physical harm? Why on earth the testicles are located in such a vulnerable position?

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Sleeplessness

Coping with Sleeplessness

Most people experience sleeping problems at some point in their lives. Whether it be from worry, stress or insomnia, there are occasions when falling asleep can be difficult.

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Testicle size measurement

Measuring Testicle Size

For adults or pubescent males curious about the size of their testes in relation to their average for their age group, a special type of measuring device called Orchidometer is available.

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Injury

RICE for Injury

R.I.C.E. stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. It is a treatment protocol for dealing with minor injuries to soft tissues, such as strains, sprains, and pulled muscles, and it can also help with mild joint aches.

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