We all hear the stories about how sport is bad for you, running causes arthritis etc. but the reality is that until recently there had been, until recently, very few studies that looked at the effect of injury in young people later in their life. One of the most common areas of the body to be injured is the knee joint and similarly this is also one of the most common areas to get knee arthritis.Recent Study
Did you know that alcohol consumption can decrease testosterone in men by 23%? What about how alcohol directly affects your ability to lose fat?Alcohol is deeply entrenched in our culture as a way to have fun, let loose, and be social. Companies that market alcohol from vodka, to whiskey, to beer know the right buttons to push. Our brains are seemingly wired to desire a cold refreshing alcoholic beverage after a tough day at work.
Whilst completing male circumcision is known for its religious links, there are many more reasons why individuals of all ages may need to access this procedure. There are in fact a number of conditions that benefit from circumcision, and both private and public services provide the procedure for medical purposes. Here we discuss with thanks to Dr Malik at London circumcision the medical reasons behind circumcision so you can decide whether it is the right course of action for you or your child…
Much has been written about the uncertainty regarding the future of healthcare, but the truth is that no matter what happens during reforms to hospital administration and structuring, a degree and career in nursing will always be a good way to go for anyone who wants to work in medicine. For anyone who wants to be able to help people, work closely with doctors, and make an impact in their local community, nursing is an incredible career with great potential and numerous possibilities.
Lets be honest, there never a good time to be ill and need a medical operation. However, being abroad on holiday and needing surgery is probably the worst time. It’s important to know the cost of operations in different countries in case you find yourself in that situation. International health insurance will protect you against this but it’s always helpful to know international healthcare costs.
Try this healthy and tasty way to season your meats and save money. This particular recipe is used in a pound of boneless skinless chicken thighs for grilling:Marinade: (Used with bulk spices found at Whole Foods Market)1 tsp Tumeric (good for color and anti-inflamatory spice)1 tsp Chipotle Chili Spice1 tablespoon brown sugar1/2 tspn garlic powder2 tspn celtic sea salt1/2 tspn red pepper flakes1 tspn cumin1/2 cup apple cider or orange juice1 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
If you were hunting or gathering in the forest a couple of thousand years ago you would need to adopt a practice of taking great care of the plants that were poisenous, and the animals that considered you as a potential meal. While a bear or a lion is unlikely to jump on you from behind the bakery counter there are plenty of traps and poisens. The same self protective way of being is helpful when you food shop today.
I hope everyone had a safe, fun, relaxing, fulfilling holiday season!
While I firmly believe that short-lived New Years resolutions are not good for us-I like to tell people to form "habits, not resolutions"- I do respect that MANY people take the first step by making a resolution. After all, most journeys are one day, one step at a time. And making the decision to change is definitely the first step!
So I applaud ALL of you who have made health/fitness/wellness related resolutions!! Good for you!!