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The Best Diet for PCOS

PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, affects approximately 5 to 7 percent of all women. PCOS is one of the primary causes of female infertility. In addition, PCOS is a risk factor for several other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease and endometrial cancer. In addition to prescriptio...More...

Crank Side Effects

Crank, or crystal meth, is a form of the street drug methamphetamine that is snorted or smoked. The drug is manufactured in illegal labs. Risks associated with taking crank are severe, and the side effects can be deadly. The drug is highly addictive....More...

How to Stop Nose Bleeds with Herbal Home Remedies

Dry air is responsible for most nosebleeds. Dry air causes the tissues of the nose to crack and bleed. Nose bleeds are a common health issue and can range from a few drops to a major hemorrhage. Some people are prone to nose bleeds. Allergies can also cause nose bleeds. Normally, nose bleeds can...More...

What Do Protein Shakes Do?

Many protein-shake manufacturers adorn their product's packaging with photos of perfectly sculpted bodies, as a promise of what their product provides. While the maker often exaggerates the product's claims, protein shakes do provide aid in muscle building and weight control when used wisely. They a...More...

Types of Landfill Gases

As organic wastes break down in a landfill, the bacterial by-products produce gases. The gases produced depend on several factors, including size, depth, age and chemical environment of the landfill. The type of garbage also plays a role. The gases produced in landfills are often a combination of se...More...

Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil & Peanut Allergy

According to an International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) article in Lancet, large epidemiologic studies in children suggest that trans fatty acid in the diet increases the risk for allergy and other atopic disorders, including asthma. Experts at the Mayo Clinic indicate that ...More...

How to Blow off Steam at Work

When you let your stress level build up at work, you risk a lot. You risk saying something unprofessional. You risk doing something that would jeopardize your job. And you risk saying or doing nothing and letting the problem becoming chronic. You may begin to take your work stress home with you and ...More...

Rosette Molding Styles

Rosettes are round, architectural ornaments first used in the architecture of ancient civilizations. Rosettes, which are carved or molded to resemble roses, adorn ancient Greek temples. Rosettes were once the handiwork of artisans who created intricately carved plaster or stone architectural accents...More...

Instructions for a Nike Custom-Fit Mouthguard

A mouth guard is an essential piece of safety equipment when playing sports. A mouth guard protects your teeth during physical activities such as football, basketball and skateboarding, where injury or trauma to your teeth and gums is possible. Mouth guards generally come in three different types: s...More...

Common Rock Types Found in a River

Rivers contribute to shaping physical landscapes. Rocks are deposited in rivers via processes such as erosion and weathering. Rock material originates from various sources, including volcanic activity, the Earth's crust and even the fossils of living creatures. Three common types of rocks found in r...More...

What Are Lean Proteins?

Not all protein is lean and nutritious. Surprisingly, not all lean protein is meat. Lean proteins come in almost every food group and pack energy-building protein for the body. The sources of lean protein can give any diet just the lean boost it needs....More...

How to Use Plastic Crates for Recycling

The process of recycling can easily become disorganized and messy if you don't have enough storage containers for all of your recyclable items. In many cities, residents are asked to sort their recyclables, but are given only one bin to use--a situation that makes it difficult for people to keep the...More...

How to Use a Paper Creaser

When creating books and greeting cards, you will achieve a perfect crease that looks professional when you use a paper creaser. Paper creasing tools, otherwise referred to as bone folders, are made from genuine pieces of bone. Alternatively, you can purchase plastic bone folders in arts and craft st...More...

Therapy Using Magnetic Bracelets With Copper

People with arthritis are always looking for pain relief and many are curious about alternative methods, one of these that has a great following is therapeutic magnetic bracelets. The bracelets are usually copper, but stainless steel and titanium are also used. Many are plated with gold or encrust...More...

Ganoderma Benefits

Ganoderma is also called Reishi, Ling Chih and Ling Zhi. Ganoderma, particularly Ganoderma Lucidum, is claimed to have healing properties for treating a variety of conditions and diseases. Far East countries, such as China, Japan and Korea, have used Ganoderma as a traditional Oriental medicine for ...More...

How to Create a Diet Chart

Creating your own diet chart is fun, easy and can save you money over using a membership website or purchased software. Being able to make a fully customized diet chart can also help to meet specific goals that other charts might not be able to as accurately. Probably most important is having the ab...More...

Fitness Nutrition Tips

Staying fit depends more on nutrition that many care to recognize. Properly feeding your body the nutrients it needs--to grow, build muscle, shed fat or maintain stability--is vital to your overall health....More...