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11 Causes of Liver Pain

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Liver pain can occur as a result of a number of factors. Whether it is caused from an injury to the abdomen, which caused damage to the organ or as a result of significant alcohol consumption over a number of month or even years. The liver acts as the body’s filtration system, detoxifying many of the chemicals that enter our ...

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15 Benefits of Daily Meditation

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Meditation is the activity that everybody knows is beneficial, yet nobody finds the time to do it. You may have heard of the psychological benefits of meditation. Perhaps you’ve heard of the Harvard studies that state it can increase grey matter in your brain. While that is an impressive feat, there is much more to meditation than that. Meditation can ...

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11 Causes of Wrist Pain

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Anybody who uses their hands has probably had wrist pain in their life. If you frequently get wrist pain, you’re not alone. There are many daily activities that can cause wrist pain. These activities include picking up objects in an awkward way, typing, and sudden movements. Wrist injuries can also be caused by certain sports that involve flicking your wrist, ...

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11 Causes of Pelvic Pain

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Pelvic pain is a common problem for both women and men. In women, pelvic pain is an indicator that there is a problem with one of the reproductive organs. This can include the uterus or ovaries. In men, pelvic pain can arise from many different things. Causes include pain in the pelvis, problems in other organs, and an infection. There ...

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11 Causes of Leg Pain

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No matter who you are, you’ve experienced some form of leg pain. Everybody has experienced it at least one time in their life. The pain itself can range from very mild to severe. Sometimes, we trip and need an ice pack. Other times can result in a hospital visit. Besides common leg injuries, there are quite a few ways leg ...

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11 Symptoms of Macular Degeneration

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When the central portion of the retina (or the inside back layer of the eye that records the images we see and sends them via the optic nerve from the eye to the brain) deteriorates, this is called Macular Degeneration. It is considered an incurable disease and the leading cause of vision loss, more than cataracts and glaucoma combined. There ...

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11 Health Benefits of Niacin

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Some doctors noticed that Niacin worked effectively in relieving the pain and stiffness associated with arthritis. It was in 1943 when they revealed Niacin and it was the third B vitamin to be discovered, hence the name B3. But it was not publicized since at that same time drug companies were promoting Cortisone. Niacin causes the blood vessels to open ...

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11 Reasons Your Stool is Green

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It can be alarming to see green stools (or any other weird looking stools for that matter) floating in the toilet bowl. Green stools are, however, not all that uncommon, especially among children, and can have a number of causes, most of which are not serious. They most often occur as a result of something in the diet that changes ...

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11 Signs That You Are in Labor

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If you’re pregnant for the first time you might be a little anxious about when, exactly, you are going to start going into labor. Maybe you can’t wait to get it over with and resume your normal size and life, but you’re still a little apprehensive about the whole thing. Actually, it’s not all that easy to accurately predict when ...

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11 Common Causes of Joint Pain

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Most of us will experience joint pain of some sort or another in our lifetimes. The good news is that most joint pain is harmless and will subside with time. Most often it’s the result of overuse of a joint(s) resulting from unaccustomed exercise, such as gardening or some other job around the home. Weekend warriors playing sport often end ...

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