Health Reports &
Who’s In Charge Here? Thinking About Our Body’s
This is going to be a short, easy to
understand “course” on how your body “operates” and needs to be
maintained. I will discuss some “new” developments in how people find
medical information for their own use. You will learn some anatomy and
physiology and then I will share principles that help you understand why
your body does certain things. I’ll include some examples and add
questions I have received recently that tie into this subject. I am also
going to share some basic principles as to how your body functions.
Because there are no regulations in the
nutritional supplement market, it can be very difficult to know if
you are in fact getting the best value for your money and your
health. So use these two reports to find a good supplement that fits
your needs. See if you are getting value for your Vitamin & Mineral
What is Health &
For most people, health and wellness is a physical AND mental state. It
is the overall feeling of fitness: of having all your body systems
performing the way they are meant to: without pain or discomfort: and a
desire to conquer your own world! Just lots of energy and confidence!
A Very Simplistic Explanation of Free Radicals
and Anti-Oxidants" & an Antioxidant Tutorial
Antioxidants and free radicals are very important terms, but for
many of us, they are confusing at the beginning. So I have
written one very simplistic explanation and then have used a very
detailed and scientifically-correct tutorial to help you understand
the basic concept. If you don't recognize harmful situations, you
can't make healthy decisions. It is important for you to have some
understanding of these concepts so you can make conscious, informed
"everyday" decisions concerning your health, and these should
include nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle. To explain the role
of anti oxidants, we have put together this two part article.
Use Medications Wisely
A short article on how to choose and use your
health care provider and the medications and products they suggest or
Are Your Drugs Making You
This article has been updated and lengthened.
The article talks about how to find out about the side effects your drugs
and prescriptions may be having on you. We have included some sources
on where to look for this information and what to look for.
Do you ever think of stress as having
Stress acts as a watchdog. It alerts you that you
are about to over-extend your body's ability to handle all the work it is
asked to do. Learn some simple techniques for recognizing stress and how to
deal with stress.
How to Choose A Nutritional Supplement: A
"Multivitamin" Safely And Wisely
answers on how to choose a nutritional supplement. This article is
about how to buy supplements that will help you support your immune
system, and this immune system is the very framework for your health and
ultimately your life.
Anatomy And Physiology - The Make Up Of
Your Body And How It Functions
If you have
Meniere's Disease, it is very important that you understand human
anatomy and physiology. It will help you understand what you are going
through and what your doctor is talking about. ANATOMY is the study,
classification, and description of structures and organs of the body.
PHYSIOLOGY is the study and process of the function of the human. It is
the study of the physical and chemical processes involved in the
functioning of the living organisms and their component parts.
I Wish Doctors Had More Time to Listen.
very busy and they do not always have time to listen. This may
help you to work with your doctor and use the knowledge you have gotten
from the Internet. How to create a list of facts for your doctor
and why you should be completely factual about your symptoms to help
both of you make the appointment go smoother.
Frustration About The Limited Discussion
During A Doctor's Visit
difficult these days to be a patient or a doctor. Doctors are
human, just as you and I are. They have time limitations that we
could never dream of, and the stress of having to deal with some
patients that cannot be helped. What we have tried to do is give
you some ideas on how to make the visit to the doctors office as quick
and informative as possible, for both of you.
Wondering About Symptoms You Can't Explain?
people, the side effects from the drugs you are taking are not a serious
problem. Introducing another chemical into your body is not part of the
body's original composition and the body has ways of getting rid of
things it doesn't like or reacting to things it can't get rid of.
This may cause unusual symptoms that can be very frightening. This
article attempts to explain some of these interactions and what you
should be doing if this is happening to you.
Reflecting On Chemicals Going Into Your
Body. Some of These May Be Behind Your Meniere's Disease Symptoms.
What we don't
seem to get is that any kind of chemical might be a problem. And that
could include your medications! This article will help you to
learn and recognize that chemicals come in many different forms and
different disguises. Your body has its own set, and anything you
want to add must be in "sync" with its needs. Chemicals can easily enter
your body via the mouth, nose, ears, skin, and eyes, even your
hair shaft. But they are still entering your body.
Sunscreens - Lots Of Important And Interesting Information
The sun is
natural and our bodies are natural, so why are we having a conflict?
What's the big "to do" about sun protection? If you know of anyone who
is allergic to the sun, you will know how inconvenient and awkward it is
to stay out of it at all costs. So sun protection becomes important. We
want to enjoy the sun and its benefits, but not have the harmful
effects. This article is going to give you some very basic, and helpful
Headaches (Or Head Aches) and Meniere's
We think in
terms of headaches, but in reality, we mean something is hurting our
brain. If you meant any other parts of the head, you would mention it by
its correct name. An earache, a toothache, a sinus or nose problem,
deafness. Here we are dealing the brain:
the major structure of the head, and how it can ache.
We Have To Be Healthy?
I received this unusual question a while ago and though
it might make an interested in this thought-provoking idea as well as
being an interesting article. Why should we be healthy? What
is the opposite or alternative? The word “health” encompasses several
parts of your being: physical, mental, social. Lives change, and
so does your thinking when you face illness with a close family member.
Suddenly you realize they have “become” sick. That’s an action word: not
just a thing. And this is happening, right now and you wish you could
stop it. But you don’t have any idea where to start. Our medical
community is still not inclined to teach prevention as opposed to
Hormones and How
They Work Within the Human Body
Hormones are chemical messengers. Most go directly into your
bloodstream. Their job is to regulate your body’s activities and its
chemistry: hence the messenger role term. It is important to remember
that all of these hormones work in unison and interact. Nothing in your
body works in isolation.
Personal Infection Control - Making Sure You Are
Healthy Enough To Withstand Unhealthy Conditions.
Infection control may seem to be out of place on a
Meniere's Disease website, but if you are suffering from Meniere's
Disease, the last thing you need is to be down with a head cold on top
of the sinus pressure, vertigo and stress you are already under.
There are many unrecognized and potentially-infectious situations. Many
times you are exposed to them and don't even know it. But if you suspect
something, your choices are to be proactive or to be reactive.
Prevention or treatment. Personally I think prevention is healthier,
less painful and more cost effective.
To keep from getting sicker, you may want to take some preventative
measures. You will need to recognize a possible risk. And if you are
exposed you would want to know how you could protect yourself and keep
from getting sick. To start this learning process, you need to know what
is in place right now to protect you.
We hope that through this article we will inform you of the potential
threats out there and how to avoid them.