Category Archives: Health

Green Tea, a Relaxing Drink

Since ancient times, green tea was a highly prized beverage in the Orient. There are even elaborate tea-drinking ceremonies held in the Orient and especially in Japan. At first, it was a seasonal drink and as such, quite expensive. This is because green tea is harvested from the tealeaves and buds that can only be obtained in the spring when the tea bush is putting out new growth. Continue reading Green Tea, a Relaxing Drink

Natural Choices For Relaxation And Pain Relief

It seems more and more people are turning to natural healing methods for relief from aches and pains these days. Besides relieving the aches and pains, these methods can help release stress and return a sense of balance to the person who craves a break from a hectic lifestyle. There are hundreds of variations of these natural healing methods, or bodywork styles. Continue reading Natural Choices For Relaxation And Pain Relief

A Look at Pregnancy Week by Week

Especially in the early stages of pregnancy, the changes to the mothers body seem to be slow. Just because all of the many miraculous events are undetectable to the eye doesnt mean that pregnancy week by week is anything short of ever changing. From the moment of conception to the actual arrival of the newborn, pregnancy is a constant state of a work in progress. Each week brings more changes and development for both mother and child. Continue reading A Look at Pregnancy Week by Week

Fighting Male Urinary Incontinence with Kegel Exercises

Urinary incontinence is less common for men than women. It can appear after a surgery for prostate cancer (due to a weak urinary sphincter) or it can be caused by an overactive bladder, or a bladder that doesn’t contract. Fortunately, you can improve your bladder control by practising pelvic floor exercises, also called “Kegel exercises”. These exercices are pretty easy, once you have located the muscles to strengthen. Continue reading Fighting Male Urinary Incontinence with Kegel Exercises