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The Great Benefits of Seawater

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:11

There are many people who consider that going to the beach consists only in tanning the skin and having fun. However, bathing in the sea is a very beneficial experience for both the skin and the body thanks to the wide range of nutrients in seawater.

The ABC of Phenylalanine

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 10:10

Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid found in a large selection of foods with a high protein content, such as red meat or legumes. It has very important properties as a sweetener when mixed with properties of aspartic acid. This is why it fulfills a great function at the time of both sweetening and aromatizing food and drinks.

Back to Basics: Understanding Sleep Stages

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:43

Have you ever wondered what happens to your body while you sleep? When we fall asleep our organism goes through different stages that make up the sleep cycle, that is, our body does not fall into a state of lethargy, and on the contrary, it continues to function and exerts an endless number of important health functions such as balancing our psyche.

Easy Solution to Gastroesophageal Reflux

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:25

Having a good diet is one of the keys to treating gastroesophageal reflux. Although it is necessary to practice other habits, keeping a healthy diet can guarantee the control of the condition, especially when it becomes a recurrent situation.

Dealing with Chronic Constipation the Proper Way

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 12:11

Chronic constipation is a condition that is characterized by difficulty having regular bowel movements for several days or weeks. Although many people suffer from constipation on an occasional basis, some suffer it severely, even experiencing inflammation and pain.

Why we ALL need Moisturizing Lotions

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:25

It does not matter if you are man or a woman, we all need moisturizing lotions every day.  When buying a moisturizer there are many factors that you must take into account. It is important that you pay special attention to the ingredients of the product since it’s greater or lesser effectiveness will depend on it.

The ABC of Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 12:28

There are times when it is almost impossible for us to control our emotions.  The most common cases are for example when we feel jealousy, envy, when we are scared and, in more serious cases, when we have an anxiety attack or panic attack. Anxiety attacks are very real and they affect many people around the world.

What is a Foley Catheter and how does it work?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 16:35

The Foley catheter is a type of flexible catheter used to drain urine from the bladder to the outside. For this reason it is also commonly known as a urinary catheter or bladder catheter.  The material of the tube is usually latex because it is more comfortable for the patient. However, if the person is allergic to latex, another type of plastic can be used to maintain the sterility of the probe to prevent infection.  As a curiosity, it should be noted that these probes are named after Dr. Foley, an American surgeon.

The Benefits of Chromotherapy

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:57

Chromotherapy is a natural therapy that is based on the seven colors of the spectrum of sunlight and its magnetic vibrations. It is a therapy that has been applied for several thousand years to treat certain diseases such as insomnia, depression, or constipation.

Properly dealing with Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:43

Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory rheumatic disease that usually appears after 65 years. The symptoms of the disease are muscle pain and stiffness. In many cases it also comes with other symptoms such as discomfort and fatigue.


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