As we know stress is a daily enemy. We are constantly bombarded with stress in our jobs, with our family, and with more frequent bleak economic conditions.Have you been looking in the mirror and thinking "My, my has my face aged recently?!" It has been proven that your skin is one of the best indicators that you are experiencing stress.Some of our skin's alarming reactions to stress might be:1) a change in color and texture from healthy and radiant to sallow and dull,2) dreadful flare ups in the form of rashes, pimples, rosacea, eczema, and reactive redness, and3) more noticeable wrinkles and/or stiffness of the face, instead of calm, relaxed and smooth skin.Basic signs of rosacea are:** flushed red skin,** raised red patches and bumps, and** noticeable blood vessels.Basic signs of acne are:** black heads,** white heads,** red skin, and** pimples.Basic signs of reactive redness are:** dry, flaky skin,** inflamed patchy spots, and** areas of redness.These outbreaks can be caused by … [Read more...] about Self-Enlightenment For Your Facial Canvas
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In our quest for a natural cure for eczema - I'm going to start with "the moral of the story". I'm about 40 years old, and people of my generation can remember a time when swimming in Lake Eire was a past time, not a death wish. I mean, when did every one all of a sudden start getting sick? As kids, we would play in the barn with the animals around all the manure and never get sick. Just hose us down and we were off to the city dump to play king of the hill. Point being, our bodies aren't as strong as they were just a few decades ago.All right, back to eczema. Fact is that science has not found a cause or cure for it. They do agree that it is hereditary though, in that if the parents suffered from allergies, the child will be very prone to all sorts of allergies - including eczema. It all boils down to the immune system breaking down. Not to turn this into a drug company conspiracy, but Americas have a fascination with a quick fix for whatever is ailing us and have created a … [Read more...] about Is There a Natural Cure For Eczema
Biological terrorism. Germ warfare. These words can strike fear into the hearts of the population, as people wonder when the next terrorist threat will arise. The danger of bioterrorism hangs over our heads like a modern sword of Damocles.We all remember the anthrax scares from 2003, right? Anthrax has certain advantages as a biological weapon. It's a common agricultural disease. It can be easily obtained from Third World countries from blood scrapings off of diseases cattle. It also has a durable bacterial spore form which is convenient for dispersion via aerosols. However, it is not highly contagious; in fact, there are no known cases of person-to-person transmission. For maximum impact, the unpatronized grains of anthrax culture must be inhaled, and getting the right grain size to ensure both dispersion and inhalation can be difficult. These factors severely limit its effectiveness as a biological threat.What about other pathogens, such as choleral, yellow fever or the … [Read more...] about Is Smallpox Still a Threat?
Bees have been in this planet for nearly 100 million, churning out important health foods like honey and royal jelly. Although honey is perhaps the most famous bee product of interest to human beings, beehives also contain propolis, another unknown little substance that humans have used for thousands of years. Recently, there have been interests by the public in this substance after several studies link propolis to curing terminal diseases like cancer.Propolis is actually a resinous like substance that originates from trees and plants. Also known as bee glue, it is collected by bees to patch the hives, much like what we do with cement in our homes.The only difference is the substance not only holds the hives together, but also actually keeps the whole bee colony sterilized from bacteria and viruses. Scientists believe that propolis acts as bee medicine and is a vital element in keeping a huge colony from any possible contamination or disease outbreak due to it's antiviral … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why Propolis Could Be the Next Wonder Drug
There's a confusing array of product claims and treatment methods for acne that make it difficult for acne sufferers to determine their best course of action. The fact that there are several forms of acne, including cystic acne and the common acne vulgaris, complicates the picture. While the medical community does not have a cure for severe acne, there are a variety of products that will subdue moderate cases of acne and provide the sufferer with clear skin once again. Among these effective products are natural acne treatments that provide viable alternatives to the use of antibiotic medicines and ointments.Natural remedies are derived from plants that have been used for generations because of their medicinal properties. The prestigious National Institutes of Health recently formed the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Health to evaluate the efficacy of herbal remedies by funding controlled scientific studies. Herbal remedies can be effective natural acne … [Read more...] about A New Look at Natural Acne Treatments