Archives for June 2013

How To Choose A Good Probiotic?

So you have heard about the many benefits of probiotics but don’t know which one is good for you? This article will help you choose the probiotic that will work for you. As we already know that probiotics are the “good bacteria” which can create havoc to the pathogens by producing antibiotics and antibodies. It […]

Probiotics Can Alleviate GI Problems Of Down’s Syndrome Patients

Human beings have 23 pairs of chromosomes. However, in case of chromosomal aberrations, there is an alteration in the number of these chromosomes. In Down’s syndrome (DS), there is a 21 trisomy, which means the total number of chromosomes is 47. DS is detected by a method called chromosomal karyotype. There is an increase in […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t Know to Avoid Getting Sick

Germs are organisms that make us sick. They are present everywhere, in the air we breathe, in the food we eat, and on the objects we touch. Even our body harbors around one hundred trillion bacteria belonging to 500 different species! But everyone isn’t getting sick. Why is it that only some people get sick […]

The Most Challenging Part Of Treating Yourself From Candida

I have struggled with this diet for over a year never being able to fully understand why I couldn’t just buckle down and not eat forbidden foods. After doing lots of research I found I am not alone in this and their are many reasons people have an extremely hard time following the candida diet […]

Why Irritable Bowel Syndrome Does Not Spell Your Doom Thanks To Probiotics

The irritating nature of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are distressing to say the least. IBS is associated with gassiness, bloating, crampy pain and altered bowel habit. A normal stool is one that is not hard, has no blood and passes out without any cramps. Terms such as functional bowel […]

21 Facts You Should Know About Your Gut But You Don’t Which Could Help You Live Healthier and Longer

Our gut starts from our mouth and ends in the anus. You must have suffered from an occasional diarrhea, illness or an episode of constipation or a feeling of queasiness or acidity once in a while. We usually associate the existence of our gut with these minor illnesses and tend to ignore the bigger picture. […]

Facts About Chopping Boards You Should Know But Didn’t

Chopping boards have been a component of the kitchen for a long time. The convenience they bring when it comes to chopping food is unparalleled. If eliminated, working in the kitchen would become a cumbersome experience. Wooden and plastic chopping boards are the most commonly used types of chopping boards. Others made of glass, steel […]

Can Probiotics Control Cholesterol Levels?

The four-chambered heart of the human body is an evolution marvel. Life and death is defined by its action. It is the central part of the circulatory system (which also includes blood-vessels) that supplies blood (a connective tissue) throughout the body. Our body is a heterogeneous collection of many compounds; one of them is cholesterol. […]

Candida and Parasite Connection

Have you ever suspected that there is actually a link between the two? Well, besides the harm that each can possibly bring, what are the other things that support the existence of a relationship between fungus and parasite? Those are the matters we intend to clarify in this article. In the end, we hope that […]

Probiotics & Urogenital Yeast Infections – Can It Help?

Unveiling The Role Fungi In Urogenital Infections: Our body is a home to many micro-organisms (bacteria and fungi). When the number of fungi increases the desired level, it paves way to infections at the site as the environment of the body is altered. Urogenital system (UGS) includes organs of the urinary and reproductive system such […]

Can Probiotics Help Your Battle With Diabetes?

No other disease has inflicted trouble to the human race in modern times as much as diabetes. It has surpassed the barriers of age, race and gender. Being overweight is the biggest risk of developing this disease. Diabetes is a metabolic syndrome in which the body is unable to produce sufficient insulin to be able […]

Break To The Degenerative Process of Alzheimer’s Disease – Probiotics, The New Promise!

The symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are not unique which means that they may be similar to other diseases such as dementia or other brain diseases. Hence, its diagnosis and management has remained a challenge. AD manifests as memory-loss, agitation, wandering and sleeplessness. This disease was first described by Alois Alzheimer in 1907. Though it […]

Probiotics Can Help Children With Battling Autism

Autism is a serious developmental disorder in children which has seen a drastic increase in its prevalence in the past few decades. Since this order has significant morbidity in children, a lot of research has gone into recognizing the cause and management modalities for the disorder. Understanding the underlying cause of the disease can help […]

That Embarrassing Itch Down There, More Common Than You Think

If you ever thought that the embarrassing smell, irritable itching and terrible discoloration that occurred on your private parts was solely your problem alone – think again. The fact is, you’re not alone when it comes to vaginal infections, according to the Illinois Department of Health, millions of women experience the same terrible ordeal too. […]

Candida, Herpes and Esophageal Infection Connection

Infections in the esophagus may be caused by Candida and herpes among others. To know how you can protect yourself, it is vital to gain a better understanding of the three. It also helps to gather information about the symptoms you need to watch out for so that you can possibly take measures before the […]

Difference Between Male Yeast Infection and Women Yeast Infection

Yeast infection is commonly thought of as something that only women get. However, an article published by Genitourin Med gives a full scientific discussion of the occurrence of yeast infection among men too. The main reason why only few are aware of this fact is simply because males tend to not to report that they […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Healthy People

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Healthy People “The patient should be made to understand that he or she must take charge of his own life. Don’t take your body to the doctor as if he were a repair shop.” Quentin Regestein, MD Do you truly want to be healthy? Then get ready to take charge […]

Your Ultimate Multivitamin Guide – A Checklist Before You Buy Any Multivitamin

A healthy diet must of course always be based on foods. Taking a multivitamin can however be a useful top-up, giving you a boost of anything you may need in extra amounts, or as an ‘insurance’ policy just in case you are missing anything. After all, with more than 40 essential nutrients, that we need […]

Probiotics Can Control Cholesterol Levels

The four-chambered heart of the human body is an evolution marvel. Life and death is defined by its action. It is the central part of the circulatory system (which also includes blood-vessels) that supply blood (a connective tissue) throughout the body. Our body is a heterogeneous collection of many compounds; one of them is cholesterol. […]

Natural Sources Of Probiotics

Health-Have We Got It Wrong? A new-born child is the epitome of health. At the early stage of life, we have the most balanced body. In fact the first six months of our lives, we relied on our mother’s milk, which is considered as a complete and balanced diet. So what really changes as we […]

Role Living Organisms Play In Better Health

An apple a day? We might be better off trading in that Granny Smith for a yogurt – as long as it’s one packed with probiotics. With hundreds of new probiotic-infused products including yogurt flooding the market right now, friendly bacteria is big business, and that’s especially good news when it comes to our health. […]