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The 10 common side-effects of the Birth Control Pill

The birth control pill, or more often simply The Pill, is the most common form of contraception used across the world. It is also the most effective after vasectomy and tubal ligation. In America some 40 million women are taking the pill at any given time. The pill was designed for spacing children in a family. It was not designed as a long term contraceptive. To take the pill for many years as a long-term contraceptive when you know that your family size is complete is to put your health at unnecessary risk and is bad practice.

You Will Enjoy The Generous Benefits Of Boron

Boron is a naturally occurring mineral found universally in soil in varying concentrations. And because it is in the soil it is therefore in the plants and in all the foods we eat that are soil related --- vegetables, fruit, wine, tea, coffee and so on. In the human body boron is known as a trace element. Or in other words, in tiny concentrations it is essential for health and proper bodily functioning. The precise role that boron plays in your body is not completely understood.

Some Easy Ways to Postpone the Horrors of Dementia

             Some Easy Ways to Postpone the Horrors of Dementia

There may not be any absolute way of ensuring that you will never ever suffer from at least some cognitive decline.  There are however quite a number of easy and useful things that you can do to ward off that day. Here I address the more important of them:


Is His Drinking Causing You Great Annoyance?

                                Is His Drinking Causing You Great Annoyance


Or equally of course this heading could be: Is Her Drinking Causing You Great Annoyance? Men do not have any exclusivity when it comes to their drinking getting out of hand and causing problems for others including their loved ones.

Some Secrets for Easily Dodging Colorectal Cancer

         Some Secrets for Easily Dodging Colorectal Cancer


Two things need to be pointed out from the onset:

Beware the Agony of Acid Reflux -- What You Can Do

Beware the Agony of Acid Reflux -- What You Can Do


A mostly vegetarian diet may provide relief similar to that received by people on widely used medications with acid reflux a new study suggests. The medications mostly used these days for reflux are the so-called proton pump inhibitors (PPI). An example of these would be Losec.  

You Always Wait to See a Doctor. Is This Stupid

"Doctor will see you in half a hour"

You phoned the office three days ago. You were told 3.30 Wednesday the 6th. At exactly 3.30 on Wednesday the 6th you arrive at the doctor's office expecting to be shown in to see the doctor.

Unexpected Hidden Benefits Of Testosterone Replacement

There are unexpected hidden benefits of testosterone replacement that have emerged through clinical study over the past five years. Testosterone Replacement Therapy is given to men suffering from Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome or TDS.

What are the symptoms of TDS?