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How to Stop

Posted on January 13, 2010 by Caitlin de Kok

Here is a different way to help you stop yourself doing just about anything – for example smoking, ...

BMI

Posted on January 5, 2010 by Caitlin de Kok

Your Body Mass Index (BMI) can be calculated by dividing your weight in kilograms by your height in ...

Why do Men Get Bushy Ears?

Posted on December 18, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Human hair can be divided into 3 types: vellus; terminal; and intermediate. Vellus are short, thin, soft and ...

Hair Loss – Some Other Solutions

Posted on December 2, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Aside from taking medication for hair loss, here are some other options: You can shave your hair off, ...

Male Pattern Hair Loss – Medications

Posted on December 1, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Androgenetic alopecia (AGA), the most common cause of hair loss (alopecia), requires both a genetic predisposition and the ...

Colitis and painkillers

Posted on November 19, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

If you have been diagnosed with colitis, you should try not to take aspirin and ibuprofen. These kinds ...

Sore Nipples After Ovulation

Posted on November 12, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

After you have ovulated, half way through your menstrual cycle, your body is producing progesterone which maintains the ...

Vaginal ring to protect against HIV and pregnancy

Posted on November 5, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

A new contraceptive device has been developed to prevent pregnancy and transmission of HIV during intercourse. It is ...

Blood Type and Stress

Posted on October 20, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Our response to stress is influenced by and linked to blood type. Our blood type is important with ...

Cortisol

Posted on October 19, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Cortisol is a steroid hormone released from the adrenal cortex in response to a hormone called ACTH (produced ...

Abdominal Fat

Posted on October 18, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

From our forties we produce less testosterone, which keeps fat off, and also less oestrogen. We begin to ...

Stretch Marks are Caused by Hormones

Posted on October 15, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Stretch marks are the result of abnormal hormones. The abnormal hormonal activity usually occurs during pregnancy, puberty, rapid ...

Sunscreen

Posted on October 6, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

For sufficient protection, use sunscreen with at least SPF 15. A white film should be visible on your ...

Showerheads

Posted on September 28, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

About a third of showerheads harbour bacteria that can cause infection if inhaled or swallowed. The bacteria is ...

Skinny Jeans and Your Health

Posted on September 25, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Tight jeans can press on the nerves at the top of your legs, especially if you are wearing ...

Acid Test for Your Stomach

Posted on September 22, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Stir a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda in a glass of water. You should burp immediately when you ...

Basil Tea

Posted on September 16, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Use a teaspoon of basil with each cup of water to make basil tea. First bring the water ...

Taking Calcium supplements – the proper way!

Posted on September 9, 2009 by Lila Bruk

It is well-known that women should take calcium supplements daily. However, when and how you take your calcium ...

Pain and your menstrual cycle

Posted on September 8, 2009 by Contributor

3 days before and after your period is when your resilience to pain is much lower. Try to ...

Warts

Posted on September 4, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

Rub a wart with your finger for 15 seconds at the same time each day. This will stimulate ...

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