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The way we choose to do things – the way we live, the way we act, the way we are! What you do, eat, dress, like, dislike, love, care…

Low sex drive – Can Viagra Help Low Libido in Women?

Many women report a decrease in libido at some point in their lives. No one really knows what drives libido. Many gynecologists think that estrogen plays a role, and if a woman who is post-menopausal complains of a low libido, I usually ask her to think about estrogen replacement therapy. However, even women with normal estrogens can have a low libido, and many endocrinologists believe …

What to eat while you're breastfeeding

Question > I’m a new mom and I’ve never been so hungry in my life! I know that breastfeeding requires about 800 additional calories a day, but I end up eating junk all day because I don’t have a free hand to prepare anything. Can you recommend healthy foods that take little or no preparation? I’m a chocoholic, so if you have any ideas that …

Which herbs for weight loss are safe?

Q: am taking a combination of mahuang, guarana, yerba mate, uva ursi, fo ti, hawthorne, lociorice, bladderwraci to increase my metabolism and curb my appetite in conjunction with trying to lose weight. I am severely obese and currently take medication for hypertension. I began these herbs about a week ago, and I’ve been feeling great and want to continue taking them to lose weight. A …

The consumption of apples decreases the blood pressure

We know from a saying that an Apple a day keeps the doctor away. This is as true, if we keep the account of the latest researches in the field of nutrition. A group of doctors discovered that if we eat two or three apples a day, we can protect the body against cardiovascular disorders, thanks to the amazing power of these fruits to reduce …

Get the Booby Traps Out of Your Home or Office

Injuries happen, usually because people are not prepared for the unexpected. Yet, with a little common sense and a few precautions, many can be avoided. Here are some simple suggestions to help you avoid injury both at home and on the job: Install smoke detectors. Keep a fire extinguisher handy near the kitchen. Establish escape routes in case of fire. Buy anti-scald devices for showerheads …

Blood Donation – You Should Know

The need for blood is great and the requirements are few. However, not everyone can donate blood. To qualify, you must: Be at least 17 years old Be in good health Weigh at least 110 pounds Pass both the physical and health history examinations Have no evidence, by blood test, of infectious disease such as hepatitis or AIDS If you do qualify and make a …

Bed-Wetting Prevention and Intervention

Perhaps the best time to treat bed-wetting is to address it before it becomes a problem. Simple Prevention Measures for Bed-Wetting Try bladder training – once a day, encourage your child to hold his or her urine for a few minutes past the first sensation of a full bladder. Practice this training for three months to give it a chance to work. When to Call …

A Walk in the Dark – Sleepwalking or Somnambulism

You wake up in the middle of the night as you’re heading down the hallway. You’re not in your bedroom. You’re disoriented. You may be sleepwalking. It happens to a third of us at one time or another. Researchers say it’s not your fault; it’s a physiological condition and it may be hereditary. And while it may sound funny, it can be dangerous. Some people …

Making Drive Time Work for You

Make your drive time work for you – By Nancy Taylor: When I am driving, running here and there getting everything done, I listen to books on tape. I go to the library, borrow from church and get them from friends. I have an especially favorite tape on “Success and Your Attitude.” It deals on stress with humor. Sometimes I feel that this is the …

Make the Most of Your Appointment

Too often, women leave their doctors’ offices with unanswered questions. One study showed that patients only retain about 50 percent of what doctors discuss at their office visits. With the constraints managed healthcare imposes on doctors, they may not be able to give their patients all the time they would like. As a result, maturing women may still have questions regarding important decisions about their …

Pop Culture and Playboy

Just when we thought runaway bride Darva Conger had finished with her 15 minutes of celebrity, she was back in the spotlight in a bare-all Playboy layout designed, I suppose, to titillate all those who were just dying to see her naked. Someone on “Politically Incorrect” quipped the other night that at least her ex- bridegroom, Rick the erstwhile millionaire, would now get to see …

Advice for new weight lifters

I want to start weight lifting to make my body leaner, not bulkier. I’m not that strong. Do you have any recommendations as to the appropriate weight to begin with? I’m happy to hear you’re interested in weight lifting. In addition to a slimmer, fitter-looking body, lifting weights builds muscles, which make staying active easier. The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn …