Concussions on the Rise in Youth Sports

It’s hard to turn on the TV or log into a sports website and not hear or read a story involving a major or even career-ending injury of a professional athlete. The unfortunate truth is that they get paid to put themselves in harm’s way for the sake of entertainment; and as Americans, we eat it up faster than a bag of Doritos on Super Bowl Sunday. But it’s a different matter altogether when it comes to our kids. Sports may seem like a birthright to some and a rite of passage to others, but parents ultimately have the final decision in what gets played and when. » Read more

Pumpkin: Few calories, many qualities!

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Today we will talk about a food of the season: the pumpkin. This vegetable is a true friend of healthy diet: it helps to keep in shape and protects our health!

THE BENEFITS OF PUMPKIN

Pumpkin is low in calories, low in fat and suitable also for diabetics. Do you think that 100 grams of pumpkin pulp contain more than 90% water, only 18 kcal and 0.1% fat. The water content makes it therefore a diuretic food.

As all the vegetables in orange is rich in carotenoids such as beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin. Those substances, precursors of vitamin A, help the body to prevent premature aging, fighting free radicals and protect eyesight. » Read more

How To Overcome Substance Abuse And Attain Holistic Wholeness

There’s nothing quite as dangerous and debilitating as drug addiction. In addition to compromising immunity and impairing one’s cognitive capacities, substance abuse precludes addicts from performing optimally in the work and school settings. Additionally, substance abuse can problematize the addict’s ability to maintain positive, mutually beneficial relationships. If you’re currently struggling with a drug addiction and recognize that you need to make a lifestyle change, now is the time to implement the strategies necessary to overcome your substance abuse challenge. Get started now by implementing some or all of the following recovery tips: » Read more

Evolution: Is It God’s Creation Or Did We Evolve From A Monkey?

Science is the study of everything that lives, breathes, grows, floats and spins. Science has been around as long as the world has been around. People are always trying to figure out how they evolved and where the world started from. Studying science gives people the ability to do many things. One of the greatest things science does is helps in providing cures for diseases. The study involves things like Nutrigenomics and DNA. People have specific DNA strands and so do many other organisms and mammals in the world. By understanding DNA it is easier to understand why some people get specific diseases. » Read more

Do you regret your tattoo? This is what you should know before you take it off …

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How many people get a tattoo done and soon regret? The reasons may be diverse, but the problem is the same for all: “How to get rid of that tattoo done when he was or was too young / too love / too drunk …?

According to the data unit of the Ruber Clinic Dermatology in 2014 only increased by 30% demand of wanting to erase a tattoo body. And when they spend 5 years since the tattoo has become 60% of people I would want to remove it.

“Removing a tattoo is much harder to do, and not always achievable” – says Luca Siliprandi, vice president Aicpe plastic surgeon.

Tattoos often-young people do not think that is a sign that will be with us forever.

Many of them are tired, changing tastes and passions and then decide to erase the drawing or writing. Some do it for work. Those who want to join the army, police, finance world … do not have to have tattoos. » Read more

Tips for Insomnia: How to Overcome

Insomnia is one of the main reasons for consultation in primary care. Its negative effects on health are numerous and include symptoms such as daytime fatigue, decreased attention, drowsiness, irritability, tension, depressed mood, headaches, gastrointestinal discomfort or general muscle aches and others. Sleep is essential to repair many body functions, so that people, who sleep well, tend to have better health than those who sleep badly.  » Read more

Former Professional Wrestlers Sue WWE Alleging CTE and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries

It’s no longer the National Football League alone that makes headlines regarding CTE. On July 18, 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against the WWE and owner Vince McMahon on behalf of over 50 former pro wrestlers, including Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka and Chris “King Kong Bundy” Pallies, as well as twin wrestling referees Earl and Dave Hebner. The suit alleges that the wrestlers suffered “long-term neurological injuries” while working for the WWE and that the WWE “routinely failed to care” for them and even “fraudulently misrepresented and concealed” the injuries. Now, the men are suffering with ill health, mental illness, memory loss, and more. » Read more

What to Ask During a Rehab Center Tour

Making the decision to go to a rehab facility like Coastal Detox is a huge step towards kicking your drug or alcohol habit for good. The first step is always the hardest one on any journey that you take in life. You have finally admitted that you have a serious drug or alcohol problem and you need professional help to get your life back on track. This is the hardest thing to do for most people. You will now need to start touring rehab facilities to decide which one you will go to. Here are some important questions that you should ask during your tour. » Read more

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