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  • Rollerblading

    Rollerblading Benefits of roller blading Disadvantages in rollerblading Pathologies On a practical level Various uses of rollerblading Being at the same time a sport, a leisurely pastime and a means of transport, rollerblading is... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 11, 2010 at 07:15 PM
  • Dust Mite Allergy: Symptoms and Precautions

    Dust mites, or acarids, of the Arachnid family, are invisible to the naked eye, as they measure between 0.2 to 0.4 mm in length. They have four pairs of legs and have hairs and claws on the end of their tails. Dust mites develop... Read more

    Allergies
    January 21, 2018 at 09:31 AM
  • The role of plant sterols

    Where are sterols found? A similarity with cholesterol Cholesterol absorption is limited Where are sterols found? Plant sterols, also called phytosterols and are naturally found in many plants, in particular cereals, fruits and... Read more

    Cholesterol
    October 16, 2010 at 02:51 PM
  • Male and Female Condoms

    Male and female condoms are forms of barrier contraception that work by stopping sperm from meeting an egg. The condom is the only contraception method that also prevents sexually transmitted infections. Condoms are made of rubber or a... Read more

    Contraception
    January 29, 2018 at 01:43 PM
  • Nutrition, diet and diabetes

    The general principles of diabetic nutrition Preferable foods The glycaemic index Fats Protein Foods to avoid Snacks Some useful tips Beverages Diabetes and Alcohol Contraindications to alcohol Controlling and monitoring nutrition are... Read more

    Diabetes
    July 31, 2010 at 10:53 AM
  • Choosing the right anti-ageing cream

    Two enemies to be avoided: Smoking and sun Retinol, polyphenols: weapons against oxidation Trace-elements: top value Hydrate your skin Wrinkles around the eyes or laughter lines as they are commonly called gradually appear with ageing.... Read more

    Beauty care
    October 3, 2010 at 05:59 AM
  • Facial exercises

    Smile, you are developing your facial muscles Crow's feet Smoothing your forehead Vowels Keeping toned skin without going through 'plastic surgery' is possible thanks to easy facial exercises. By oxygenating your muscles and by... Read more

    Beauty care
    October 3, 2010 at 04:26 PM
  • Hair Loss Prevention and Treatment

    Hair grows, lives, then falls out, and that is the natural order of things. In most cases of hair loss, especially male pattern baldness, it is a normal physiological process. But for those who struggle to come to terms with it and for... Read more

    Beauty care
    December 19, 2017 at 02:03 PM
  • Amniocentesis

    The most common reasons for amniocentesis Knowing the risks of an amniocentesis Amniocentesis identifies and diagnoses genetic and chromosomal abnormalities, such as certain chromosomal diseases, especially Down syndrome. Amniocentesis... Read more

    Pregnancy
    April 23, 2010 at 05:32 PM
  • Miscarriages

    Miscarriage is a spontaneous abortion of the embryo or fetus before 24 weeks of pregnancy. Miscarriage can occur as often as 1 in 4 pregnancies and is most common during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. It can be distressing for both... Read more

    Pregnancy
    January 28, 2018 at 03:20 PM
  • The food combining diet

    Principles of the diet Positive aspects Negative aspects Food combining diets are not based on any scientific experiment but consist of consuming the same food groups during the same meal, for all your meals that day. The principle is... Read more

    Diets
    November 2, 2010 at 05:22 PM
  • Aphrodisiacs

    Dangers: do not forget that some aphrodisiacs can be dangerous The word aphrodisiac comes from the Greek aphrodisiakos, from the name of the goddess of beauty and love, Aphrodite. Aphrodisiacs are natural substances which aim to... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 13, 2010 at 12:04 PM
  • Choose your sport carefully

    Enjoy yourself first Don't rush: try several different sporting activities before making a decision Don't force yourself Playing team sports Exercising in a gym Exercising alone The outdoors and nature Enjoy yourself first ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 2, 2013 at 06:38 PM
  • Cycling: benefits and contraindications

    Cycling: benefits and contraindications Benefits of cycling Cardiovascular and muscular endurance Skill and balance Cellulite Practice regularly Precautions: good choice of the equipment Contraindications... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 2, 2013 at 06:39 PM
  • How Sports Affect Your Health

    Participating in regular physical activity contributes to your overall physical and mental wellbeing. This article will show you the various ways in which sports can make you healthier. Effects of Sports on Health Physical activity... Read more

    Sport and health
    January 28, 2018 at 02:09 PM
  • Sports: treatment of chronic bronchitis and COPD

    Sports: Treating Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Chronic bronchitis Chronic bronchitis and COPD Evolution into respiratory failure Benefits of a physical activity: at least 2 hours per week A study conducted on 6790... Read more

    Sport and health
    November 30, 2010 at 09:45 AM
  • Adopting a consistent physical activity in daily life

    Everyday exercises Walk as much as possible, at least 30 minutes each day Tone up your abdominal muscles Work your hips, thighs and buttocks At work while sitting Climbing the stairs In front of the computer or the TV In the living room... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 13, 2011 at 03:56 PM
  • Health Effects of Smoking

    The effects of smoking are insidious and become apparent on the body almost immediately. A smoker is a smoker regardless of the amount or type of cigarette they smoke. People who smoke in moderation do not necessarily avoid the same... Read more

    Tobacco
    December 19, 2017 at 04:38 PM
  • Constipation: risk factors

    Gender Age Diet Physical exercise Daily lifestyle Medication Other illnesses When to consult your doctor There are several risk factors in developing constipation. These include: Gender Women are 3 times more likely to be constipation... Read more

    Intestinal disorders
    November 7, 2010 at 01:23 PM
  • How To Stop Excessive Sweating

    Perspiration is a normal physiological phenomenon that helps control body heat and maintain a constant body temperature of about 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Sweat produced by the sudoriferous glands help the body to control its temperature... Read more

    Beauty care
    January 29, 2018 at 12:35 PM