Benefits of Avocado!

Author: This guest post is by Emily Pham, a blogger with many years of experience in searching the best natural & effective remedies for health and beauty issues. All content provided is for informational and educational purposes. We recommend you consult a healthcare professional to determine which method is appropriate for you.   Health Benefits Of Avocado Well-known for health and beauty benefits;  avocado is a rich source of natural vitamins and minerals.  1. Vision Avocado is rich in carotenoids which help eyesight. Carotenoids reach the macula of our eye and light focuses on the macula so we can see. 2. … Continue reading Benefits of Avocado!

Whoa! It hurts when I breathe.

You’ve been in bed with the flu and when you woke this morning, your chest hurt when you breathed in (inhaled). It more than hurt, it was painful! Like a catch, a sudden severe cramp when you inhaled. But what kind of pain? Pressure? Dull ache? Sharp pain? The doctor will want to know so he can make a diagnosis. He’ll also do a chest x-ray and do a physical exam but why the pain? For starters, there is a sack surrounding each lung, as you can see in the image above, called the pleura. What happens? As a result … Continue reading Whoa! It hurts when I breathe.

Ostenecrosis/Avascular Necrosis

What is osteonecrosis? What is avascular necrosis? One and the same. Osteonecrosis or avascular necrosis is a rare and often very painful condition but before I explain it, I’ll explain the names. Quite simply it is a combination of two words: osteo: bone, necrosis: dead. ‘Dead bone’: OR avascular: without blood, necrosis: dead bone: Bone death in absence of blood For simplicity sake, we’ll refer to the same conditions as osteonecrosis. How do you get osteonecrosis? Bone is normally nourished by a blood supply from which it receives oxygen and nourishment; toxins from the bone are removed. Anything that causes … Continue reading Ostenecrosis/Avascular Necrosis

What is cancer?

Whoa, just the mention of the word, cancer, is cause for pause and is something most of us would rather avoid. But, like it or not, it’s part of our world. Who, among us hasn’t known someone with cancer, are related to someone with cancer or sadly, known someone who may have succumbed to the ravages of cancer?  What is it? The division of cells in our bodies is quite normal. Cells divide for two reasons; they divide for purposes of growth, or they divide for purposes of repair.  An example of cell growth might be longer bones as an … Continue reading What is cancer?