Archive for December, 2009

Commonly used steroids in sports

People usually don’t have enough satisfaction with their body. If they’re fat, they want to get into shape with exercising and dieting. When they have a nice body, they won’t stop there; they want to perfect it through muscle building and taking supplements or other substances. For this article, let’s look into a few popular steroids used nowadays.

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Eating disorders while on pregnancy.

When a pregnancy occurs, keeping a balanced diet is really important for both mum and the baby. Not only the baby needs sufficient nutrients for development, but mom also needs to have a balanced diet to keep healthy and energized during the pregnancy. This can be achieved by planning your diet and meals, follow it with discipline and exercise regularly during the early stage of pregnancy and slow down in the later stages. Sometimes, the hormone also plays a significant role in weight gain which usually occurs during the pregnancy period and could lead to weight gain during pregnancy. You can read about the link between hormones and weight gain for more information.

Another syndrome during the pregnancy that needs to be avoided is eating disorder. This is not because they are not planning the diet well and eating orderly, but it’s just the fear of gaining weight because of pregnancy and after giving birth. This happens to a lot of people in real life especially women who have great figures and afraid to lose it when they give birth to their babies.

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10 tips to avoid weight gain during holiday seasons

Most people think they are gaining 7 to 10 pounds during the holiday or festive seasons due to parties and open houses, where they serve all kind of food and all that you can eat dishes. So is this true? Well, it’s not actually. According to the statistics, people only gain a mere 1 pound during the holidays but most cases, they will unable to shake off this gained weight.

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So here are some quick tips on how you can avoid gaining weight during the holiday season.

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Link between hormones and weight gain

Weight gain is a common problem with adults and some in kids in the early ages. This can be caused by a number of factors like unsuitable diets and lack of exercises. Another factor that contributes to weight gain in adults and children is due to hormone efficiency. Although this is unlikely the case for children, but it’s quite common when you’re going older, noticeably when you passed the age of 40 years old.

So what’s the actual link between weight gain and hormone deficiency? Human growth hormones or HGH for short begin to decrease with your age and people at the age of 30 will lose 80 percent of their human growth hormones. At that time, the hormones left are only sufficient to grow only your fingernails and hairs! How scary is that?

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Tips in managing health bills and insurance

We never knew when we’re going to be sick or diagnosed with a disease that could be fatal. With the advancement of the technology nowadays, we can prevent and cure these once considered fatal diseases like cancer or heart problems, but often treatment will costs a lot of money. In order to prepare for the worst case scenario, we can save money from time to time for future use in treatment or get a medical insurance to cover the medical expenses for you.

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In these challenging times where economies go south and posing hard times on business, people with life insurance or medical insurance can be at peace knowing they health are fully covered by the insurance company unless the insurance company went broke along with the economy turmoil. We’re not going to talk about insurance in detail but more on how to manage your health bills and insurance claims while you’re receiving treatments.

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