What is Cellulite? Cellulite is a common skin condition both found in men and women, although it is more obvious in women due to the anatomy of their skin. Cellulite denotes to the dimpling, orange peel appearance on the skin especially around the thighs, hips and buttocks. It is caused by deposits of fat under the skin that shove the connective tissues out of line, creating the bumpy look on the skin. Even though this is not a life threatening condition, it does interrupt the individual’s self-esteem and confidence. Cellulite developed due to several factors including lifestyle, diet, hormones and » » » [Read more]
Canadian health care system – the sphere that stirs up resentment among local residents and, at the same time, is the pride of the state. That’s a paradox. In fact, there are a lot of things to be proud of in this system. Contrary to popular belief, medical care in the country is paid. However, thanks to an established system of free public insurances, local residents do not pay for medical services. All expenses (or almost all) are covered by the state. That is why, some people think that the healthcare in this country is free. Citizens and immigrants, in » » » [Read more]
You are pushing 45, and your daily reflections in the mirror do not interest you anymore. Sagging skin, wrinkles, crow’s feet and blemishes are the repercussions of ageing, and it is impossible to escape these changes. However, by following these tips you could certainly delay their appearance and also reduce them. Use Gentle Strokes Even if you have not started ageing, it is recommended that you treat your skin with tender love and a feather touch. While applying cream, lotions, face wash or anything else, always make sure that you give gentle strokes to your skin, else if the skin » » » [Read more]
It is no mystery eating right and exercising have positive effects on our health. Many of us are perfectly aware of what we are supposed to do, and yet for the majority of the population we seem to keep falling short. As the diagnoses of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer are on the rise, it is time the culture takes a shift to a better way of life. Can what we eat reduce our risk for such diseases? There are certainly skeptics in the world that will tell you that you cannot avoid or cure diagnoses such » » » [Read more]
Aromatherapy is a widely used type of alternative medicine that utilizes an arrangement of essential oils to bring about positive results for our mind and body. While these essential oils are the primary ingredients in aromatherapy, they are not alone. Mud, clay, milk powder, sea salt, cold pressed vegetables and herbs are often used as well. The many natural products and essential oils used in aromatherapy affect our sense of smell directly, triggering different brain functions that are ultimately connected to many important bodily functions. There are many benefits to using aromatherapy, and below are four reasons you might want » » » [Read more]
Losing weight is one of the toughest things most people ever have to attempt in their lives. It is very difficult to start a weight loss plan and stick to it. Many people will start a weight loss plan and then quickly lose interest. If you would like know how to lose weight and stay motivated to keep those pounds off, hopefully the following guidelines will help you accomplish your goal.
The surge of technological advancements has changed the way we treat diseases. In the realm of nephron sparing surgery there is a raging debate on the role of ischemia in the preservation of renal function. We set about discussing this issue by conducting a literature search of pertinent articles of interest. Our narrative synthesis of these articles sheds light on the matter as well as discusses recent innovation that modifies or even eliminates the use of mechanical ischemia in renal surgery.
While gorging on our favorite foods and regular meals, we often tend to include only those foods which pamper our taste buds and make us feel comfortable. However, little do we realize that our daily diet might include some of the foods that are actually silent killers of good health and are notorious in robbing off the youth and beauty quotient of our skin. Now before you start scratching your heads or lose sleep over identifying these items, have a look at the foods mentioned below, which should be consumed only in moderation in order to prevent them from harming » » » [Read more]
Overview of stretch marks Stretch marks are visible lines on the skin surface. Stretch marks are mainly found in the abdominal wall, but are also seen on the upper arms, thighs, buttocks and breasts. As you all know ‘Prevention is the best medicine’. Diet deficient in minerals and Vitamin E can contribute to the growth of stretch marks. So, make sure your diet includes good multi-vitamin and minerals. Poor nutrition tears the skin and develops stretch marks. Cause of stretch marks Stretch marks often accompany a change in your body. Stretch marks are caused by changes in the tissue that » » » [Read more]