Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia can be considered as a group of irrational fears relating to leaving one’s home, entering into the shops, travelling alone is trains, planes or buses and the presence in public or crowded area. In such a...

Age-Related Cataracts

Cataracts are cloudy areas in lens inside the eye. Either eye can be infected, and sometimes both the eyes. Normally, a clear lens permits light to reach the back of eye which causes sharp images. If the lens gets...

Weigh Down Diet

The Weigh Down diet is a Christian weight loss program developed by Gwen Shamblin, author and leader of the Remnant Fellowship Church. The Weigh Down philosophy is that people should only eat when they are physically...

Cambridge Diet

The Cambridge Diet, developed in the 1970’s by Dr. Alan Howard of Cambridge University, relies upon eating extremely low calorie pre-packaged meals enriched with supplemental vitamins and minerals. It is marketed...

Cabbage Soup Diet

Based on the premise that eating cabbage soup several times a day for seven days will lead to rapid weight-loss, the Cabbage Soup Diet is widely considered to be a fad diet. While some people have had weight loss...

Oral Thrush in Adults

Oral candidiasis or oral thrush as it is commonly known is a fungal infection in the mouth which is caused by Candida. Oral thrush is not a contagious infection. Everyone, including the babies have some thrush in our...

Very Low Calorie Diet

Very Low Calorie Diets (VLCD) are a type of diet in which caloric consumption is usually limited to under 800 calories a day. Very Low Calorie Diets can be undertaken via medical supervision or they might be one of the...

The Hamptons Diet

Developed by Dr. Fred Pescatore, the former director of the Atkins centre, this diet is widely viewed by many as a modified version of the Atkins and South Beach diets. Its name comes from the stylish New England resort...

Adult Immunisation

Immunisations are a very important part in human life because they protect the individuals as well as the community from suffering from serious diseases. Immunisations are of two types: Active immunisation Passive...

The Breatharian Diet

The Breatharian diet is based upon the premise that food is not necessary to sustain life and that humans can survive on air and light alone. Based upon the theory of inedia, the Latin word for fasting, this diet has...

The Graham Diet

One of the few diets based on improving people’s morality through food choices, Graham’s diet was created to help cure alcoholism and overt sexual impulses. A reformer who lived in the early to mid-19th century, Dr...

Bread for Life

In a complete reversal of many of the low-carb modern diets, the Bread for Life diet plan requires you to eat large quantities of bread on a regular basis. The Bread for Life premise is that eating basic, comforting...

Addison’s Disease

Addison’s disease affects the adrenal glands, which are hat-shaped gland on the kidneys’ top and is very rarely found. The inner medulla produces adrenaline, which is passed into the blood stream. The outer cortex is...

Subway Diet

While there is no official Subway diet, Jared Fogle lost 245 pounds by skipping breakfast and eating Subway sandwiches twice a day. He also began walking on a daily basis. Subway introduced Jared Fogle in 2000 as the...

Addictions

Overview of Addiction Addiction is a stage where one does not have the control over what he or she is doing, using o taking something. This is a stage which may even prove to be harmful. The are two types of addictions...

Body for Life

The Body for Life, or Eating for Life, diet and exercise plan was created by bodybuilder Bill Phillips as a comprehensive body makeover plan whose goal is to provide lifelong improvements in nutrition and overall...

Best Bet Diet

The Best Bet Diet’s primary purpose is to help control and treat Multiple Sclerosis. The rules of this diet are quite simple and revolve primarily around limiting one’s intake of saturated fats. Dieters...

Acute Leukaemia

The cancer affecting the white blood cells and the bone marrow of human body is known as LEUKAEMIA. It has two forms: The acute leukaemia, which progresses aggressively and rapidly and requires treatment immediately...

Stillman Diet

Billed as “The Doctor’s Quick Weight Loss Diet”, the Stillman Diet is a low-fat and low-carbohydrate diet that purportedly helps dieters lose up to 28 pounds in 30 days. Dr. Stillman invented his diet in the 1960s after...

Special K Diet

According to the claims on the cereal box, the Special K diet can help dieters lose up to 6 pounds in 2 weeks. The diet involves eating a bowl of Special K cereal with half a cup of low fat milk for lunch and dinner...