Anemia Basics

Is Anemia A Running Epidemic? The Basics of Iron-Deficiency Anemia Anemia is also sometimes called iron-poor blood. Without adequate iron, your body cant produce enough hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Women are at higher risk for this type of anemia, because…

How Tomato-rich Diet Reduces Breast,prostate Cancer Risk

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism shows how analysis of 70 postmenopausal women for 20 weeks demonstarted the potential of lycopene to reduce breast cancer risk. In the stydy, for the first 10 weeks, the women were required to follow a tomato-rich diet. This involved consuming a minimum of 25 mg of lycopene each…

Itchy Skin Diseases

Lichen planus. Polygonal, pruritic, purplish, papules with a plain or raised surface accompanied by severe itching is characteristic of lichen planus. Mostly found on the flexor aspect of forearms and legs, at times lichen planus may become generalized and also involve the genital and oral mucosae. Itching in Psychodermatoses or Psychogenic Skin Diseases Psychocutaneous diseases…

Surviving Anxiety

In short, I have, since the age of about 2, been a twitchy bundle of phobias, fears, and neuroses. And I have, since the age of 10, when I was first taken to a mental hospital for evaluation and then referred to a psychiatrist for treatment, tried in various ways to overcome my anxiety. Related…