Diuretics—often referred to as “water pills”—are frequently used to treat cardiac conditions such as congestive heart failure and high blood pressure, as well as water retention (edema) linked to kidney disease, diabetes, and liver disorders. These drugs help the body rid itself of excess salt and water, and some even function to widen the blood vessels themselves and lower blood pressure. Now, new research has found another purpose of a special class of diuretics that may have positive implications for people suffering from diseases caused by protein misfolding. [Read more…]
In a country where at least one third of the people are overweight, it has become increasingly important to keep our health and fitness in check. Some have discovered a diet that fits them and their lifestyle, some weight lift at the gym or go for a run, and some workout in the comfort of their home to tv aerobics.
Others, however, have chosen a little different route. Yoga. Yoga was created over 5,000 years ago by the Indus-Sarasvati. It has since evolved into the practice of meditation it is today. It involves a series of exercises that assist with breath control, meditation, and maintaining specific bodily poses and is practiced with the goal of improving health and the ability to relax. Below are three reasons yoga might be a good fit for you. [Read more…]
For anyone that is passionate about health and wellness, owning your own spa could be a dream come true. Spas are service-oriented businesses that work to help people feel good on the inside and on the outside. As a spa owner, you could be the person in charge of changing people’s lives.
There are a lot of things that go into opening a spa. It starts with your business plan, but it goes way beyond that. You need workers, the right licenses, and you need the right space. Not to mention advertising and equipment. [Read more…]
Drug addiction is one of society’s major problems today and this is happening around the world even in the less developed countries. It is an issue that governments are still trying to resolve through the passing and implementation of appropriate laws.
Thankfully, rehabilitation centers exist to help addicts recover and become free and normal people again. They play a vital role in reforming a patient and preventing a relapse in the future. [Read more…]