Hair Loss and Supplements

Copyright 2006 Mary Desaulniers It wasn’t until his mid-fifties that my father started losing his hair. I remember the boxes of lotions, creams, heating massage pads that kept coming to his house (much to my stepmother’s chagrin). But his hairline kept receding and a decade later, only a well-greased tuft remained on the crown of his head. Genetics had a lot to do with his situation. My older brother, almost 60 now, is showing the same pattern of thinning hair. But, unlike my father, he has a lot more treatment options at his disposal. Causes for hair loss can run the gamut from genetics, medical treatments like chemotherapy, skin eczema or allergies, excessive stress, poor nutrition, hormonal changes like menopause …

Detoxifying Cleanse

I’m pretty sure I’m not giving away any secrets when I tell you that there are a lot of chemicals around us today. In the foods we eat, the air we breathe and even the water we drink (not to mention in our clothes) we come into contact with a lot of chemicals all the time. As you can imagine, these chemicals can build up and therefore doing a detoxifying cleanse can help us stay healthier. Of course, we have a lot of control over what we come into contact with. While we may not have much control in what is in the air or in our food we can make better choices in the things we put in our …

The One Muscle In Your Body That Keep You Defeated By Pain And Belly Fat

If you mentioned the term ‘hip flexors’, most people would scratch their heads and ask, “hip flexiwhaat?” That’s because we don’t really hear much about them unlike biceps and abs and the other showy muscles. However, your hip flexors which are comprised of the rectus femoris, iliacus, psoas, iliocapsularis, and sartorius muscles, span your hip and are connected to your leg and back muscles. If your hip flexors are tight (and most people’s ones are from sitting too much), your body will face several issues such as: Insomnia and other sleep disorders Back pain Lethargy Joint pain Digestive problems Low sex drive Postural issues Difficulty walking And much more.  One of the top selling books on the market that specifically …

Caffeine -I Bet You Didn’t Know This! Health and Nutrition!

What exactly is caffeine? It is a colorless, somewhat bitter substance that is found in coffee, tea, chocolate and cola. It is also in many over- the-counter medicines and in many diet/weight loss supplements. It is a stimulant and it is considered a psychoactive drug. It is the most widely consumed drug in this country. Drugmakers are required by law to list the amount of caffeine in their product, however, food and beverage companies do not have to. The caffeine that is taken out of coffee beans to produce decaffeinated coffee is then sold to drug companies and soft drink manufacturers. It can be a welcome waker-upper in the morning taken in that morning cup of coffee. It also helps …