Entries by Rodney J. Knepp

Finding Relief For Headaches Through Acupressure

Headaches are quite a common complaint among many people,  young or old.  Headaches can run from the very subtle or extremely painful and throbbing.  It can be short-lived as in the case of mild headaches or may last for days as it is with a migraine. For generations, acupressure has helped a good number of patients suffering from a migraine.  Pain above the neck area is usually triggered by too much tension in the muscles and vascular imbalance.  Pain can be managed efficiently via acupressure inasmuch as the pain points are quite palpable and so even the slightest application of […]

Can Cannabis Provide Relief For Annoying Headaches?

Millions of people around the world suffer from all types of headaches, and migraine is just one of the top complaints among headache sufferers.  What is so bad about a migraine is that it can be extremely bothersome.  You can’t work.  You can’t even go through your usual daily routine. Are you suffering from a migraine attack?  If so, you may have taken medications just to ease the pain despite the known side effects.   While effective as a treatment for headaches, some drugs can cause sleepiness, general weakness, dry mouth, and dizziness.  Some drugs may even cause weight gain, over […]

Beating Headaches Before They Beat You

There are many ways of beating the enemy when your enemy is an impending headache.  One way to beat a foe is to disable him outright.  Find out how to beat headaches before they beat you. Drugs that arrest an impending migraine One way to tame or disable a migraine is to take medications that will stop a migraine from happening at all.  These drugs work before your migraine even starts because they stop blood vessels from becoming inflamed. When taking drugs, take it at a time when you feel you are most vulnerable.  Finding out when the enemy will […]

Headache Remedies Lying Around In Your Own Kitchen

There are many factors that bring on a dull, throbbing headache.  Tension from the workplace, arguments, and even the traffic situation can give you a full-blown headache. But don’t worry.  These headaches are your body’s natural reaction to stress.  Tension triggers a contraction in the muscles near your head and down to your neck, resulting in a tension headache.  Constricted blood vessels that become dilated could result to migraines.  Throbbing headaches may result from a sinus condition. But do you know that these types of headaches can be relieved by items that may be lying around in your own kitchen? […]

The Effects of Media on the Development of Eating Disorders

Psychological disorders can be lethal. The mind is probably the trickiest part of the human anatomy because however, it functions, it will always have a significant effect on the rest of the body which can either be beneficial or destructive. Among the many different psychological disorders known, eating disorders probably are the greatest threat to humans. Eating disorders are highly destructive to both emotional and physical well-being suffering from it. People with eating disorders may suffer from a lot of symptoms that may vary from individual to individual. The effect of these eating disorders are so dramatic and can be […]

The Danger in Bulimia

Any eating disorder can be serious and can be fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances to a patient’s behavior to eating. People with such illnesses often have obsessions with food, body shape and weight which can be excessive and can lead to severe complications brought about by excessive attempts of patients to manipulate their body. Eating disorders tend to start at adolescence age not only due to puberty factors but may also be due to societal factors that impact a person. These conditions can also be carried to adulthood if not detected or treated earlier. One of the most common eating […]

An In-Depth Understanding to Anorexia Nervosa

Ever know or saw someone so thin they actually look like they’re going to be blown out somewhere whenever it gets windy? Ever know someone who eats so little but feels guilty about eating what they feel like they binged out a serving for five people? If so, maybe you should advise them to see the doctor – something is definitely alarming about them. In this modern era where body figures are a huge deal in the society, a lot of people most especially women are very much concerned about how to keep their figures acceptable by the society. It […]

Warning Signs of Eating Disorders You Need to Look Out For

Out of all the psychological disorders today, what do you think could be the most fatal? If your guess is eating disorders, well, you absolutely got it right. Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions that cause sufferers to lose their ability to control their eating habits. These illnesses have tremendous negative impact on both physical and emotional health of the person which eventually affects generally on how a person functions in various domains of a person’s life. Eating disorders generally are generally developed from an excessive focus to one’s body figure especially on weight that results from paranoia about […]

Types of Eating Disorders That You Need To Know

Eating disorders are serious psychological conditions that need intervention once detected. These mental illnesses destroy lives once it gets worst. Anorexia and bulimia are only some of the most common eating disorders that most of us are familiar with. These health conditions affect not only on the mental and physical health of the person but as well as its capacity to function in the society, all these factors contribute to fatality. These conditions also affect the emotional health of the person making them suffer self-rejection that eventually causes depression and anxieties as well as challenges in building relationships with other […]

Energy Efficient Electric Heater

There are two types of options that you can go for if you plan on having a water heater. It is a good idea to invest in a gas water heater if you are looking to save on your energy bills. However, there are people who are going after an electric heater. The reason behind this is that it minimizes the threat of a fire starting from natural gas. However, in order to get the best bang for your buck, it is a good idea to have an energy efficient electric water heater. Is it possible to have this kind […]