Exercise is great for your mind and can boost your brainpower both directly and indirectly. In fact, working out regularly can even help you retain your memory as you age. Exercise Improves Memory Both the Mayo Clinic and Scientific American recently reported that exercise can improve memory function, especially among those who experience age-related faculty […]Read More How Exercise Can Help Your Mind: Working Your Body can Boost Your Brain
Pregnant women who are significantly overweight or obese are more likely to suffer health problems during pregnancy, and are at an increased risk of poor birth outcomes. Many women who are overweight or obese worry about the additional risks they may face, or that may affect the health of their children, if they become pregnant. […]Read More Health Concerns for Obese and Pregnant Women: Overweight, Obesity Increases Risk of Complications During Pregnancy
Many times, the same symptoms that signal the onset of menstruation are similar to symptoms that signify pregnancy, so it can be difficult to determine if you truly are pregnant. While the only surefire way to determine if you are pregnant is a positive pregnancy test and a visit to the doctor, paying close attention […]Read More Pregnancy: How to Decipher Symptoms and Tell if You are Pregnant
There are many late pregnancy complaints that women hear about all the time. Heartburn, back ache, sleepless nights. But one of the most bothersome can be difficult to find information on, as it is not as common. For a pregnant woman suffering from moderate or severe pelvic pain, there are some things that may ease […]Read More Pelvic Pain and Pregnancy: Causes and Help for This Late Pregnancy Problem
Since its first appearance in April 2009, H1N1, or swine flu, has affected many lives around the globe. For those with children, previous medical complications, or working in high-risk areas, H1N1 can be particularly fear-inducing. But perhaps it is most feared by one group listed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as “high-risk:” pregnant […]Read More The H1N1 Virus & Pregnancy: Is It Safe to Vaccinate?
Exercise is widely recognised as a vital part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, as with most things in life it is possible to take exercise to the extreme and this is often the case in men suffering from both eating disorders and body image related conditions such as muscle dysmorphia. Exercise Addiction – Spotting […]Read More How Does Compulsive Exercise Affect Men?: Factors Associated with Eating Disorders in Males
Vitamin C is an antioxidant (ascorbic acid) that positively affects the immune system of fishes and possibly some marine invertebrates. Vitamin C is naturally occurring in the marine environment (in seaweed, for example), and there is strong data from scientists and mariculture professionals, that dosing vitamin C has many positive effects on marine life. Some […]Read More Do Fish Need Their Vitamins? Dosing the Marine Aquarium with Vitamin C