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  • Celebrity Breastfeeding Pictures
    By Health Blog on May 8, 2011 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments

    One of our more popular posts contains a picture of Angelina Jolie breastfeeding so I figured people must like seeing celebrities breastfeeding.. I know I do. One: it show’s they’re human too and two: who doesn’t like seeing beautiful people exposing private body parts?

    Angelina Jolie breastfeeding picture..

    Angelina Jolie breast feeding

    Actress Angelina Jolie Breasfeeding

    Billie Piper breastfeeding picture..

    Actress billie piper breast feeding

    English Doctor Who actress Billie Piper breastfeeding

    Actress Salma Hayak breastfeeding..

    salma hayak breast feeding picture

    Actress Salma Hayak breastfeeding

    Maggie Gyllenhaal breastfeeding photo..

    Maggie Gyllenhaal breast feeding picture

    Sexy American actress Maggie Gyllenhaal breastfeeding

    Actress Jerry Hall breastfeeding picture..

    Beautiful actress JErry Hall breast feeding

    Famous photographer Annie Liebowitz took this beautiful picture of Jerry Hall breastfeeding

    Famous singer Gwen Stefani breastfeeding picture..

    Famous Singer Gwen Stefani breast feeding

    Celebrity singer Gwen Stefani breasfeeding

    Popularity: 43% [?]

  • Famous Health Quotes
    By Health Blog on May 4, 2011 | 2 Comments2 Comments  Comments

    I have always had a love of quotes by famous people. Whenever I read books I’m always underlining quotes which I can come back to later. I collect all kinds of quotations and sayings from notable people! Here’s some famous health quotes about being healthy, staying fit and the benefits of wellness.

    Famous health and wellness quotes

    List of Famous Health & Wellness Quotes & Sayings

    • The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
      Mark Twain
    • Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful.
      Denis Diderot
    • Men make use of their illnesses at least as much as they are made use of by them.
      Aldous Huxley
    • It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
      Mahatma Gandhi
    • Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
      Thomas Jefferson
    • The longer I live the less confidence I have in drugs and the greater is my confidence in the regulation and administration of diet and regimen.
      John Redman Coxe

    Popularity: 10% [?]

  • List of Health and Fitness Blogs
    By Health Blog on May 3, 2011 | 6 Comments6 Comments  Comments

    Know of a great health and fitness blog? I plan to collect and update this list as I find new health weblogs or when new blogs are submitted. The health blogs are listed alphabetically and I’ll try to check on them from time to time to make sure they’re still being updated and worth visiting.

    List of Health and Fitness Blog

    List of Health and Wellness Blogs Online

    Send your health blog to me (leave a comment below) and I’ll add it to the blog list below if I love it.

    • Dr. Pullen – An almost daily health blog by doctor Pullen who is a family physician practicing in Puyallup, WA, USA. Informative posts for getting healthy and staying well.
    • Dr. Weil’s Blog – If you have read Dr. Weil’s books or listened to his audiobooks and like his ideas, you’ll also enjoy his daily blog. Filled with health news and tips on keeping healthy, with an alternative slant.
    • Men’s Health Blog – Entertaining list of health & fitness blogs for men which looks at topics like erectile dysfunction, working out, exercising, building muscle, losing your belly and other manly topics.
    • New York Times Health Blog – The health and wellness blog from the NY Times looks at news on keeping healthy and getting fit.
    • Wall Street Journal Health Blog – The WSJ health blog looks at pharmaceutical companies in the news, health discoveries, fitness tips and new developments in the health industry.
    • WebMD Blogs – List of all the health blogs on the WebMD website. Include blogs by experts on cholesterol, diabeties, diets, weight loss, healthy living, erectile dysfunction, health insurance, food, healthy cooking, breastfeeding, fitness, drugs, medicines and much.
    • Wheat Belly Blog – The blog by the author of the popular Wheat Belly book continues his discussion on the evils of wheat in our diet. Dr. William Davis has some great advice on his site.

    The list of health and wellness blogs will grow over time :-)

    Popularity: 18% [?]

  • How to Stop Biting Nails
    By Health Blog on May 2, 2011 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments

    Biting nails is a compulsive habit that is usually done by kids and teenagers, with adults also sometimes having the compulsion. Onychophagia is the technical term used to describe the biting of fingernails but you probably won’t hear anyone other than a doctor using the term.

    What are the Symptoms of Biting Your Nails?
    While the symptoms in most cases are generally mild, socially nail biting is looked down upon and then there’s the aesthetics of the nails themselves which can look less than appealing in more extreme cases of nail biters. Various cuticle problems causing issues like whitlow, felon or paronychia which are bacterial or fungal infections can arise. Bacteria is also more easily transmitted to the mouth which can create a variety of problems.

    hot to stop biting nails

    Nails of a Nail Biter

    How to Stop Biting Nails
    Treatments for nail biters are behavioral in nature and can include nail polishes which discourage biting your fingernails, making the act displeasurable. Mouthpieces have also been used to stop biting nails.

    For more severe cases where simple treatments fail to work there is behavioral therapy. A therapist can help in replacing the bad habit of chewing your nails with a more constructive and desirable habit. Most teens generally grow out of the habit though, so it is rarely ever a long term condition.

    Popularity: 34% [?]

  • Symptoms of Tinnitus
    By Health Blog on December 1, 2010 | 2 Comments2 Comments  Comments

    While most people hear no sound when everything is quiet around them, some people continue to hear sounds even when it is completely silent. If you continue to hear a noise in your ear when everything is quiet you may be suffering from the symptoms of tinnitus. Symptoms for tinnitus range from a humming, whistling, buzzing or ringing sound.

    Symptoms of Tinnitus

    There are two common types of tinnitus; the pulsatile and tonal tinnitus symptoms. You will know if you have pulsatile tinnitus if the sounds you hear are continuous and seem congruent with your heartbeat. If you’re just hearing constant ringing in your ears, then most probably you have tonal tinnitus. Another less common type of symptom for tinnitus is where you hear beeps in your ears, as if Morse code was being delivered to you.

    You can make these symptoms for tinnitus go away especially if they are mild, tolerable ones. If stress and fatigue are the etiology, then enough rest and sleep and deep breathing exercises should be the answer. A natural herb called Gingko biloba has shown to do therapeutic wonders as well. By putting them in your ears for about six weeks, more blood will flow in your ears by way of its vasodilating effect thus reducing the symptoms.

    Cutting out alcohol, cigarette smoking, sugary and fatty foods in your diet will also help reduce the symptoms for tinnitus as these only constrict the blood flow going to the ears, depriving them of the oxygen from the blood it should be receiving. That is why in relation to that, exercise is also recommended as part of the treatment of tinnitus, along with the intake Vitamins A, B and E and Zinc that will help improve your hearing.

    Popularity: 5% [?]