Archive for August, 2011

Guidelines for Finding a Massage Therapist Post 2

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

You may also look for a local professional massage therapy organization. These groups are local or regional versions of the two groups listed above and can help you find a therapist in your area. Are you looking for a specialized massage technique? (more…)

Changes in Bodily Functions

Friday, August 26th, 2011

I have personally observed changes in my bodily functions.

The consensus of research is that the following amino acids and nutrients have an extremely positive effect on the pituitary gland secretions of human growth hormone.

Guidelines for Finding a Massage Therapist Post 1

Friday, August 19th, 2011

So you have decided to join in on the alternative health craze and want to set up an appointment with a massage therapist. Don’t just choose anyone, you have one task: finding the right massage therapist? (more…)

The Do’s and Don’ts of Treadmill Maintenance

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Who really thinks about maintenance when they’re shopping for a treadmill? The lure of the machine, the glib voice of the sales pitch and high-tech display tend to draw shoppers away from mundane issues like belts, lubrication, and other maintenance needs. (more…)

Nutritional Cure for Anemia

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Our bodies need oxygen to live. Oxygen is carried throughout our body in the red blood cells in our blood. Your body can’t make red blood cells without iron. When you lose blood or are not getting enough iron in your diet, you may develop iron-deficiency anemia. This will cause your blood to carry less oxygen to your body, making you tired, weak, cold and unable to think clearly. (more…)

Homocysteine and Cardiovascular Disease Post 2

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Evidence is rapidly accumulating which suggests that elevated blood levels of homocysteine, a sulfhydryl-containing amino acid formed by the demethylation of methionine, may increase the risk of vascular disease. Several recent studies have established that moderately elevated levels of homocysteine are associated with CHD, independent of other risk factors. Epidemiological studies have been invaluable in delineating this relationship; more than 20 case-controlled and cross-sectional studies of more that 2000 subjects have demonstrated that subjects with stroke, hypertension and/or atherosclerosis tend to have relatively high blood levels of homocysteine compared to individuals free of disease . (more…)