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How Smoking Affects your Dental Health
There's a big mystery surrounding smoking. We all know it's bad. It can cause emphysema, heart disease, stroke, and cancer of the lung and throat. The weird thing is people still do it. Yes, we also know that nicotine is to blame, as it's th...
Hypnosis for Quitting Smoking: Does It Work?
is now being used in hospital treatments to supplement medical interventions. When you are hypnotized, you are placed in an imaginative state. The procedure is carried on while the subject is still awake and his/her attentio...
Signs and Symptoms of Drug Abuse and Addiction
is a mental and physical disorder that involves compulsive use of recreational drugs. These drugs come in various types, each of which produces its own set of physical and psychological effects. But if there's one thing...
How Do You Know If You’re Working Out Too Much?
Exercising is good for your health. It increases your strengthen, boosts your stamina, circulates your blood, makes you feel good, and improves your overall health. But as you know, too much of a good thing is bad. If you exercise excessivel...
Venous Thrombosis: Common Among Video Gamers
Have you heard of the 20-year-old Game Design student from the Leicester University who died after sitting in the same position for long hours each day? The culprit is said to be Pulmonary Embolism, which is a blood...
Don’t be a Compulsive Hoarder
Experts say that there is a thin line between a pack rat and a compulsive hoarder. While the first one finds it a struggle to let go things that he/she has sentimental attachment to, the other one would refuse to discard anything - even thos...
Are You Addicted to Facebook?
Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD)
has become a widespread problem especially among teenagers and adults aged 13 to 28. This psycho-physiological disorder is characterized by excessive use of internet to the point of interruption of w...
Orthorexia: Another Kind of Eating Disorder?
We've heard of Anorexia and then came Bulimia, but another eating disorder that's surprising doctors is
. It's hard to consider Orthorexia entirely as a disease! Doctors usually encourage patients to eat healthily but Orthor...
5 Reasons Why You Should Not Drink Coffee
Many people are convinced that they can't live without
. They can't start the day without having a cup or two of coffee with their breakfast. At work, they even look forward to their "java break". And after supper, they still ne...
Coping with Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
People with OCPD tend to have very limited flexibility in such a way that everything has to be done their way. Finding out that someone close (ie, your significant other) has
Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
may not be...
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