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Most of the times when we fall sick, we rush to the hospital and to clinics. This is because that is where all the help is found. Nevertheless, have you ever thought to look and see the number of side effects that come with pills? Most of those side effects are worse than the actual thing that made you go to the doctor in the first place. So how about we list a few of the natural remedies that don’t have any side effects. Water Water is one of the most natural remedies that one can ever get. The right…

Ever dream of living the rural lifestyle? Raising your kids on the farm, growing your own produce, and tending to your own livestock? Lots of people would love the change of pace from the fast-paced city lifestyle. To have a small piece of land to call their own and be at peace. The great news is, if you’re interested in starting a farm for your own personal use and enjoyment, hobby farming might be just what you’re looking for. What is a Hobby Farm? There are several ways a hobby farm can be set up, however, the main idea is…

There is a popular conception of therapy – that is the classic form of ‘talk therapy.’ It involves a psychologist with a pencil and a notepad, a couch, and a client. Some approaches still use this method, but there are quite a few different types of therapies that might be used – sometimes a combination of one or more – to assist clients when it comes to overcoming problems that can range from mental issues to addictions and more. Some types of therapy are inpatient, some are given through an intensive outpatient program, and some are just casual outpatient programs.…

Whether it’s from chronic pain, losing your job, or any other life event, depression is something that everyone deals with at some point in their lives. Occasional depression is normal, however, severe depression that limits your quality of life is not. The trick is to know the difference between being slightly depressed and needing help for severe depression. If you are trying to tell the difference between the two, read on below for a few of the top symptoms of severe depression and how you can help yourself or your loved one get through this dark period in your lives.…

  Let’s face it, no one wants to think about life insurance or death in your late twenties. Instead your biggest concern at this point in life is probably paying the electric bill or keeping up on the rent. While we would rather be knocking items off of our bucket lists than worrying about life insurance, it’s a great benefit to you and your loved ones, especially if lock in an affordable policy now while you are young and healthy. Getting life insurance can provide more than a significant inheritance to your loved ones, it can also be used to…

Kidneys might be small. But like the heart, lungs and other body organs, they are vital in keeping your body healthy. These bean-shaped components of the renal system act as a filter. With all the waste that your body discards from food, alcohol, and medicines, the kidneys separate the good and the bad, then drains the toxic substances as urine. Apart from that function, they also regulate the body’s fluid balance and filter the blood before it goes to the heart. Without kidneys, there is no way to survive. Good kidneys won’t give you any headaches. But bad ones will…

Lisa M Cannon is aware that birth defects are fairly common effecting over 3% of all babies throughout the US and these are the top ten things that you need to know about them. Sadly, one in five of babies born with a defect or defects will die within the first year of their life. Those who surpass the year may have life long illness and a much shorter life span than average. They may be prone to infections and movement learning and speech could all be very limited depending on the severity of their condition. Very often there is…

At a recent medical conference I had the pleasure to speak with the remarkable John Kang Liquidmetal supporter and one of the most professional and ethical surgical oncologists that I know. John Kang MC was in attendance to talk about his love of Liquidmetal and other technological advancements in the medical industry. John Kang tells me that he would like to see more money invested into R & D for technological advancements in medicine, but nonetheless he is still very excited at some of the ideas which are on the horizon. John was kind enough to talk to me about…

If you have been thinking about going under the knife and having some rhinoplasty surgery then you, much like I was, have no doubt been scouring the web to find answers to your questions. Last year I was in your position, searching for information and trying to find a surgeon here in Raleigh , NC who had some positive reviews online. Thankfully I was able to find a star surgeon in Sr. Adam Stein who works out of Stein Plastic Surgery here in Raleigh, NC. After a quick review of my general health and a brief of what would happen,…

I spend a great deal of time in schools and colleges speaking about a wide variety of careers with the students. Something which I always try to get for the students is some information directly from a professional which I can share with them and so that they can learn straight from the horse’s mouth as it were. This is the reason why I spent some time last week with the excellent Ryan Shephard, an orthopedic surgeon who works out of Gaylord, Michigan. Doctor Shepherd offers a wide range of services for his patience and prides himself in excellence, but…