Basic Colon Cleanse Procedure

Here is what a typical basic colon cleanse procedure looks like. There are usually four basic steps to the colon cleanse that practitioners will recommend. The first step is what you do before you do the colon cleansing. The second step is doing the basic cleanse. The third step is what you do during the cleansing. The last step involves what you do after the cleansing is done and for about 2 to 4 weeks afterwards.

Mendel, Dominance and Birth Defects

If you have ever gone through a high school biology course, you were sooner or later treated to the story of Gregor Mendel and his pea plants. Once upon a time, circa mid 1800s, an Augustinian monk named Father Mendel lived in what is now the Czech Republic. In his spare time he enjoyed a bit of gardening. He liked to grow pea plants and good-naturedly wait for them to crossbreed in specific combinations.

Breastfeeding and Antibiotics

You do not necessarily have to stop breastfeeding when you are taking antibiotics although they are now generally prescribed less due to the increasing awareness of conflict in some organisms to antibiotics. Therefore the type of antibiotic prescribed, depends on the condition and the type of organism that is causing the symptoms or illness. Many antibiotics the breast feeding mother is taking can cause the breastfeeding baby diarrhea, tummy ache or colic.

Deep Brain Stimulation Holds Promise for Tourette Syndrome Sufferers

A new study from University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland is finding that Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is helpful for people with Tourette Syndrome, reducing frequency and severity of tics. Tourette Syndrome, an inherited neurological disorder, is characterized by the presence of multiple physical tics and at least one vocal tic. The uncontrollable exclamation of obscene words or socially inappropriate and derogatory remarks is actually present in a relatively small minority of those with TS, contrary to popular belief.

West Nile Fever Symptoms

West Nile fever, also called West Nile virus, or WNV, is an emerging infectious disease which first appeared in the United States in 1999. Infected mosquitoes spread the virus, which belongs to a group of disease-causing viruses known as flaviviruses(1). The majority of people, about 4 out of 5, who contract WNV have no symptoms or mild symptoms. About 20 percent of people infected develop a mild condition called West Nile fever.

Chlorophyll and Bad Breath

Why are so many people raving about Chlorophyll? Isn’t it time to find out what the rage is about? It appears that many people have experienced good things through the continual use of Chlorophyll? What is Chlorophyll anyways, and why are so many people turning to this fascinating chemical? Here is a brief overview of Chlorophyll and what it can do for you. Chlorophyll Go Green and Don’t Look Back

Aspbergers Syndrome Sleep Disorders Linkages

A new study from University La Sapienza in Rome shows children with Aspberger Syndrome have more sleep problems than average children. Dr. Oliviero Bruni, who authored the paper, found that children with Asperger have a high incidence of certain sleep disorders and other problems involving sleep initiation and restlessness, as well as morning problems and daytime sleepiness. The study, published in the journal SLEEP, November 1, 2007 issue, involved eight children with AS, 10 children with autism and 12 healthy control children.

What is Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the nervous system. It causes a range of different symptoms that include visual problems, weakness and numbness. The cause of MS is unknown. What scientists and doctors do know is that it is an inflammatory process that attacks a certain substance in our nervous systems called “myelin”. Myelin is the sheath-like substance that surrounds neurons, which are the active cells that make up the nervous system.