Gastroesophageal reflux disease – how to relieve symptoms

Gastroesophageal reflux disease which is more commonly known in the UK as GERD or heart burn is usually caused by sudden changes in the barrier between the stomach and food pipe which may be down to the likes of abnormal relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter or a build up of acid in the stomach. The feeling does almost feel like it is burning the heart. For people who suffer…

Green Tea Extract – Does it cause chest pains?

Green Tea extract is a natural substance. It is a herbal derivative from the green tea leaves, also know as Camellia Sinesis. Over the years it has been heavily publicised about it’s antioxidant ingredients and how they help remove deadly toxins and free radicals from the body. Such radicals can sometimes start cancers and other nasty illnesses. The extract from green tea has packed full of green tea catechins, also…

Personal Trainers – are they worth the hourly rate?

Attending the gym for a workout can be a daunting time, especially if you aren’t a regular and don’t have much confidence in the first place. The minimal help that you’ll receive from gym instructors may not be enough to really get you in the mood for a good workout, especially if it is in a busy environment with other gym members watching carefully. Therefore using a personal trainer can…

The Global Antibiotics Crisis

Antibiotics have widely been viewed to be one of the most significant discoveries in human history. They have helped billions of people survive potentially life-threatening diseases since their discovery, such as small pox, polio, and hundreds of others. It is a cause for some concern then, that we have seen an increasing level of antibiotic resistance among many strains of dangerous diseases. Antibiotics resistance arises as a result of natural…