Anxiety: What You Need to Know

My friend has panic attacks at work sometimes from the stress of her job. Another one has them from working with her boss. I consider myself lucky to have not had one in a few years, from what I can recall. But I still remember what they feel like. Now there is a self-help site dedicated to anxiety and phobias – anxietycoach.com. According to the site everybody experiences anxiety periodically also called “anxiety disorders.” According…

"Anxiety: What You Need to Know"

Cancer of the Penis: Is it Possible?

The Multi-Purpose Penis The penis is the external male organ used to pass both urine and semen. At birth, a piece of skin covers the head of the penis (glans). Often, the foreskin is removed in an operation known as a circumcision a few days after birth. Traditionally, this procedure was first performed in biblical times, on the baby’s eighth day. It served as a sign of the covenant between God and the Israelites. Today,…

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My First Experience with Fantasy Football

It’s predicted that over 30 million people per year participate in some form of fantasy sports, be it football, baseball, NASCAR, hockey, or death row inmates. Being a novice at the whole fantasy sports thing, this year I thought I’d give football a try. Now, I’ve always been a football fan, but usually only when it concerns my hometown team, the Denver Broncos. My favorite sport is and has always been baseball, and my inner…

"My First Experience with Fantasy Football"

East Bay Parks Provide Exercise with a View

There is exercise, and there is exercise. You can stare at a blank wall in a gym, or you can surround yourself with the beautiful views that are readily accessible in the East Bay. The trick, of course, is knowing where to walk or jog. The Bay Area has no shortage of jogging and walking trails that allow everyone to get some exercise while enjoying the scenery. Here are just a few: Along the Coast:…

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Learn a Little Leukemia

Leukemia is a form of cancer. All cancers are a result of excessive cells being produced somewhere in the body. In the case of leukemia, the blood is the affected body part. Blood cells are produced by bone marrow, a spongy material located in the center of large bones. Bone marrow contains two types of stem cells, stromal and hematopoietic. Stromal cells become many different tissue types, including nerve tissue, fat, cartilage, and bone. Hematopoietic…

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Can We Prevent It?

Alzheimer’s disease is a disturbing disease because it stops a person’s ability to do for themselves even simple things like using the bathroom. More horrible then anything about this disease is it takes your memories. Could you imagine not knowing your children, brothers and sisters, Mother, Father or even your own husband? Or maybe your parents are dead but in an Alzheimer‘s patient’s mind there memory is in the time when their parents were alive.…

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Pain in My Head – Migraines and Cluster Headaches

Migraines The migraine is a poorly understood condition that affects millions. These severe types of headaches are often explained as “excruciating”, “explosive” and “white-hot stabbing pain”. Most people believe the migraine is a vascular headache, where the blood vessels dilate. This may account for it’s severe symptoms not being limited to just your head. A migraine attack usually strikes one side of the head, or a specific location with other complaints such as nausea, dizziness,…

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Tension Headaches and Rebound Headaches

Most of us have experienced it – the pain that creeps up on you – the constant band of pressure or throbbing sensation, like a vise grip on your head, creeping down into your neck and shoulders. You can’t concentrate, and you become irritable and cranky. You are the unlucky soul stricken with a tension headache. The good news is – you are not alone. It is estimated over 45 million people suffer from tension…

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Easy Management of Pain During Pregnancy

Experiencing some pain or discomfort during pregnancy is not unusual. Back pain during pregnancy, for example, is a common complaint – in fact, 85% of expectant mothers complain of back pain some time in those nine months. Pain, especially in the low back area, is especially prevalent in the second and third trimester. Is it any wonder – carrying around all those extra pounds? But the extra weight is not the only reason may expectant…

"Easy Management of Pain During Pregnancy"

Diagnosing Migraines

Is it a Migraine? How to Tell Headaches are a common problem among people; in fact it is the #1 reported ailments to medical professionals. 90% of these headaches have no underlying disease present and fall within three precise categories. Tension Headaches: Men and women get these equally; they progress slowly and generally are categorized by dull ache pain; there may be pressure in the neck or forehead Migraine Headaches: The pain is severe or…

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