What I Learned From Drug Rehabilitation

One of the hardest but most redemptive seasons of my life happened when I spent fourteen months in a drug rehabilitation center. In all my years of writing, I have never written about this experience that has so distinctly shaped my life. Of course, I never would have dreamed that over a year of my life during my mid-twenties would be spent in drug rehabilitation, but it happened. I began doing drugs in junior high school, mostly I guess do to the typical amount of peer pressure that most teens get from their friends. I started using drugs with great hesitation, but party after party I got a little less afraid of using drugs and that became my biggest problem. …

Giving Your Cat A Pill

Giving a cat a pill can be a nightmare. No cat wants something shoved down his throat, and he will fight you tooth and nail to prevent it. Although most cats are small in size, you’d be quite amazed with how much power they actually have. There are ways that you can get your cat to take his pills, which we will cover below. The easiest way to give a cat pill is to crush the power into a powdery form by putting it between two spoons. Once the pill is powder, mix it in with some wet cat food. Cats that are used to eating dry cat food will see the wet food and think of it as a …

Hoodia Diet Pill- Natures Cure for Obesity

Our brain, the seat of wisdom, is difficult to fool. You feign fatigue, but your brain can well see through your act. If you are on diet to reduce weight, your brain will always keep you alert to your hunger, thus always pushing you to break resolutions of eating less. And herein laid the problem of fats. Nevertheless, scientists engaged in finding a solution to obesity were not ready to relent, even if that meant fooling the brain. Hoodia diet pill is the result of such constant research. Scientists discovered that nomads in the deserts of Kalahari, who went on hunting, would consume a cactus called Hoodia to get over the hunger. What was in the cacti that helped dampen …

Hoodia – Weight loss pill for obesity treatment

Weight Loss Pills Imagine what a reduced caloric intake up to 1000 calories a day would do? Before you run to grab a calculator, read this: A daily reduction of 1,000 calories will on an average cause a reduction of 2 pounds a week. If you are thinking it would be impossible for you to reduce your calorie intake by so much, think again! Hoodia weight loss pills can actually help you reduce your caloric intake by 1000 calories. Sounds fabulous? Well it is! The best part about Hoodia slimming pills is that it is 100% natural and causes no side effects. Hoodia is actually a weight loss product which works like an appetite suppressant. So all the effect you …

Fighting Obesity By Using Hoodia Diet Pills

Hoodia gordonii is a type of succulent plant that resembles a cactus, and is known to have suppress a person’s appetite and thus help with losing weight. It’s sold in capsule form, and as a liquid or in tea form. The hoodia cactus is found in the semi-deserts of Africa and grows in clumps of green stems. It usually takes five years before it can be harvested. From the twenty types of hoodia, only the gordonii variety has the appetite suppressant. To the world, hoodia is a new discovery – but for the San Bushmen of the Kalahari desert, hoodia has long been part of their food. There really isn’t much published research on hoodia, but one study conducted at …

Genes and weight loss pills

Ever wonder why people try to lose weight by dieting and weight training and only see minimal results? What are they doing wrong? Medical specialists believe that genes play a major factor in this losing weight. These specialists believe that genes determine one’s body type. Some body types contain more body fat than others and vice-versa. They believe that everyone has inherited and specific body types. Body types have been categorized into three basic categories: ectomorph, mesomorph, and endomorph. Body types elaborated The ectomorph body is tall and thin. This body can be distinguished by light bones and small muscles. Studies show ectomorphs encounter difficulty gaining weight and body mass no matter how hard they train or even if they …

Fragranced Pillar Candles – The Most Popular Candles Of All

Fragranced pillar candles are quite common in just about every room of the home. They are great centrepieces for mantles, dining room tables and coffee tables. Decorated with bows and flowers, fragranced pillar candles are easy to coordinate with any décor because they come in all sizes and colors. When you look at the choice of scents you can have in fragranced pillar candles, you can have a different scent in your home for every season of the year or for different occasions. Of course you can also have non-fragranced candles if you just want to have the colored candles or you can even go with plain white candles. Fragranced jar candles are also perfect for any occasion. When you …

Do You Need Antioxidant Tablets?

For many years since perhaps the dawn of mankind, our diets have always been rich in fruits and vegetables. Man depended on nature for his source of food and man relied on nature to cure him of any disorders or illnesses. Today, we still eat our fair share of fresh produce not just because doctors say they’re healthy but because they are said to prevent the onset of various illnesses. Ever since the presence of free radicals in the body was linked to the onset of diseases, scientists and researchers have been trying to find out why people who had more fruits and vegetables in their diets were less vulnerable to illnesses that are said to be caused by harmful …

Do Carb Blocker | Starch Blocker Pills Work?

•What are carb blocker or starch blocker pills? Drop in to any pharmacy or supermarket and you will see many brands of carb blocker pills for sale. The carb blocker pills or more specifically, starch blocker pills are supposed to block carbohydrate absorption from the food you have eaten for weight management and weight loss purposes. They are generally made from bean and wheat germ extracts especially white kidney beans. Carb blocker pills when taken are supposed inhibit the release of a digestive enzyme called alpha amylase that breaks down starchy carbohydrates. This then prevent carbohydrates or starch from converting into glucose and then to body fat. The unabsorbed carbs are then passed through the intestinal tracts and subsequently excreted. …

Dostinex-Cabergoline – The Drug Helps Boosting Up Libido

Dostinex-Cabergoline is fairly a novel medication that was mainly fabricated for the purpose of depressing prolactin in patients with pituitary tumors and other prolactin (prolactinomas) related troubles. Dostinex-Cabergoline is also known as Dostinex-Cabaser. Dostinex-Cabergoline has also been used effectively for various other purposes including restoring testosterone levels and increasing libido (sex drive). Dostinex-Cabergoline is also effective in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, and it is successfully used to treat Restless Legs Syndrom (RLS). Dostinex-Cabergoline blocks up unnecessary lactation. It meliorates energy loss and fatigue and best in the treating ofacromegaly. However it seems that the effectiveness of Dostinex-Cabergoline goes far further than the cure of tumors. Dostinex-Cabergoline raises dopamine, a brain chemical, which is associated with the feelings of joy …

Migraine Headaches – Is Relief Without Drugs Possible?

Natural treatment methods for migraine headaches are usually harmless and also cheaper than traditional pain medications. Sure, it’s possible you could experience a negative reaction or even increase your headache pain because of a natural treatment, but the odds are far less than with pain-relieving medications. People are different from each other. A natural treatment that might relieve one person’s migraine headaches may not relieve someone else’s. But on the same measure, just because one migraine headache treatment does not work for one person does not mean it won’t work for you. There are many effective alternatives to taking medication when it comes to relieving migraine headaches. One of these alternative methods may be just what you have been looking …

The Skinny On Diet Pills

Have you been hanging around the buffet table for far too long? Do your jeans snap open when you do a simple twist? Have you ever had any part of your body jiggle when you walk? It is an incredibly frustrating situation when your body does not look (or even feel) the way you would like. While some might opt to take the dangerous turn of acquiring eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia to hasten their weight loss progress, there is a safer and far more pleasant feeling method of achieving weight loss. Exercising at least 30 minutes a day may even be enough to do some significant positive change to your appearance and weight even in just a …

Diet Pills – Secrets Revealed

Although obesity is the problem that has assumed a dangerous proportion at present, diet pills plays an important role in counteracting weight gain. As obesity is the main cause of many life threatening diseases, it can not be ignored. Not only the adults, but also the children and adolescents are suffering from obesity. Obesity will not only affect the body but also the mind. It will lower your self confidence. It will lower your work output. Hence the problem obesity must be tackled at any cost. The best way to lose weight is by good diet plan, and perfect exercise program. Besides these we can use diet pills that are tested and proved safe by the medical experts. There are …

Depression Treatment and Changing your Diet, Results could beat using drugs.

I had stated in a previous article how Yoga could work as a natural depression treatment based on my own experiences. To add to that information-being a very important limb of Yoga into itself- what you eat also has an effect on your mental health. Consequently, if you’re interested in a drug-free treatment of depression, without the side-effects common to most depression medications, a crucial step will be to make some dietetic changes amongst other factors. However, what should be the main priority, to avoid adding insult to injury when using depression medications, will ironically be avoiding their use considering the many side effects common to these anti-depression drugs. Effective as they may be for a while, it’s been noted …

Delicious Ways to Reduce Cholesterol With Out Drugs

Cholesterol is a wax-like substance that is present in the cell membranes of body tissues and is carried in the blood plasma. It is a sterol; a combination of alcohol and steroid and is also called atherosclerotic plaque. The body requires cholesterol in order to form and sustain cell membranes, help with the production of bile and aid the metabolism of fat soluble vitamins. Over time, cholesterol builds up on the artery walls and this condition is known as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis was thought to be an affliction of the elderly until the 1950’s when American pathologists were sent to Korea by the Pentagon to study the bodies of servicemen who died during the conflict. They autopsied around 2000 soldiers and …

Controlling Blood Sugar In Type 2 Diabetes Without The Use Of Drugs

I was told in rapid succession that I was suffering from intermittent claudication (that’s blocked arteries in the legs), high blood pressure, Diabetes Type 2. and that I was overweight. Not a lot of pleasure there! The intermittent claudication made it increasingly difficult to do much, so that in effect I had become a prisoner to my house and garden. Exercise was out of the question, my legs simply couldn’t cope, but it was hoped that angioplasty to each leg would cure the problem. It didn’t. My high blood pressure, I was assured, could be treated by a cocktail of drugs and by weight loss. The cocktail of four different drugs worked, but I could not seem to lose weight. …