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Health
by Dude88
8 years ago
Appendages of the Skin

Introduction    The appendages of the skin are derivatives of one of the layer of the skin, the epidermis. These appendages, namely the nails, sebaceous glands or oil glands, hair follicles and sweat glands play a unique but important role in keeping homeostasis of the body.    The Sweat Glands   The name sudoriferous glands also...

Health
by LadyLane
8 years ago
Supplements for the Pituitary Gland

The pituitary gland is vital for your overall health. Nutrients dictate your pituitary functioning. Taking supplements daily can optimize your pituitary gland activity. Herbs, vitamins and minerals comprise the essential supplementation for this gland.

Health
by ANN E. CASILDO
7 years ago
The Adrenal Gland and Your Mental Health

The adrenal gland located at the top of your kidneys, are responsible for the way you react to stress. It gives the body hormones to keep your stress in balance. Once you have been stressed long enough, your adrenal glands can become to weaken. Once they are weakened, your body and your mind starts a downward spiral, and your hormones are not working properly to give you your mind and body its flowing natural glow. You will start to experience pain, pressure, and many bodily disfunctions. It can also cause your mind various types of disorders, it can even cause psychosis. If not treated, everything going on in your mind and body could be life threatening.

Health
by your friendly surgeon
5 years ago
Sialolithiasis: What You Need To Know About Salivary Gland Stones

Sialolithiasis (spelt out pronounciation: see-ya-lo-lee-thigh-ya-sis) is a fancy, complicated-sounding name for salivary gland stones. “Sialo” is the medical prefix for anything related to salivary glands. “Lithiasis” means stone-forming disease. I am sure you have heard of kidney stones (nephrolithiasis), gallstones (cholelithiasis) or bladder stones (vesicolithiasis) before. These conditions are...

Technology
by Dude88
8 years ago
Dermis Anatomy

Just like in real life, our skin is no one man army. It has 3 different primary layers and each primary layers have sub-layers, all doing their part in keeping you safe from harmful microorganism, sudden change in surrounding temperature and at the same time determines skin tone which...

Health
by JL_Tuso
9 years ago
Thyroid Blood Tests: A Guide to Understanding Abnormal Results

Thyroid disease can cause several different health conditions and symptoms that at first may seem unrelated. Being able understand your results will help you communicate with your doctor about the best treatment for you.

Health
by x3xsolxdierx3x
9 years ago
How to Express a Dog's Anal Gland

Despite the inherent unpleasant nature of expressing a dog's anal gland, every dog owner must know the role that this critical procedure plays in the grooming process. While some may argue that dogs don't experience pain to a similar extent that humans do, an owner's inability or unwillingness to...

Technology
by Dude88
8 years ago
Stabilizing The Body Through The Thyroid Anatomy

There are many things that you should know about the thyroid anatomy. It plays a vital role in the regulation of hormones in the body. At the earliest history of man’s quest in understanding the human body, the thyroid elicits a great deal of curiosity among scientists. The interest...

Technology
by Dude88
8 years ago
Epithelial Microanatomy

Have you ever wondered what it is under your skin? You may be familiar with words like bones or flesh or nerves and may associate these things to be under your skin but there is more to be discovered! There are many more components hiding under your skin and...

Technology
by JudyE
9 years ago
The Mongolian Gerbil

The Mongolian gerbil is increasing in popularity as an easy care, affectionate and playful pet. It is quite similar to a mouse but with smaller ears and a back that is somewhat arched. It has a total length of about 10cms with another 10cm being the tail.

Health
by JenniferLuis
7 years ago
The Nature of Stress

Perhaps you identify yourself as "stressed out" or anxious on a more regular basis. Stress and the hormone cortisol are interlinked: the more stress you feel, the higher blood cortisol levels are and with higher cortisol levels, the more symptoms of stress you will feel.

Technology
by Dude88
8 years ago
Know More about Mouth Anatomy

 A Simplified overview of Mouth Anatomy The oral cavity (mouth anatomy) initiates the digestive processes as it forms the first part of the digestive tract. It initiates the digestive process through salivation and propulsion of the bolus to the pharynax. It also serves as a chemosensory organ. The...

Health
by JL_Tuso
9 years ago
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms

Thyroid cancer affects about 40,000 to 50,000 people every year, making it an uncommon form of cancer. A large percentage of those diagnosed with thyroid cancer are women and it can strike at most any age. Learn the symptoms of thyroid cancer.

Health
by x3xsolxdierx3x
9 years ago
How to Successfully Express a Dog's Anal Glands

When a dog's anus is viewed in a clock like fashion, you will find his/her anal glands located at approximately the 4:00 o' clock and 8:00 o' clock positions respectively. Even though some veterinarians will dispute the exact location of these glands, their location isn't quite as pertinent as...

Technology
by footloose
8 years ago
The Source Field Investigations: the hidden science and lost civilizations behind the 2012 prophecies, a Book Review

There is so much hype about 2012 that it is confusing to sometimes see any truth in the ancient prophecies. David Wilcock has certainly written a fabulous book with many years of solid research with the science backing it up. The Source Field Investigations is about more than the activation of the third eye, although the pineal gland science is fascinating.

Health
by onwoc234
8 years ago
Is Hypothyroidism Making it Difficult for You to Lose Weight?

Hypothyroidism is a common problem that promotes obesity. It does not receive adequate attention in the management of obesity and excess body fat. Learn why it is important to know if your obesity is caused by hypothyroidism.

Pets & Animals
by LittleTwoTwo
5 years ago
Addison's Disease In Felines

A lightly technical article about the adrenal gland insufficiency known as Addisons Disease. It affects humans, cats and dogs in the same way. This article is about Feline Addisons Disease from the beginning of the symptoms to the treatment. 

Health
by Dude88
8 years ago
The Specialized Functions of the Skin

Introduction   The skin, together with its derivatives serves several functions, mostly protective. Did you know the skin has numerous functions and ability? It can be stretched; it is waterproof and is washable. It has the ability to regenerate, able to repair cuts and heal bruises. With reasonable care, the skin is...

Entertainment
by stuartseville
6 years ago
The 5 Stinkiest Parts of Our Bodies

listing the smelliest parts of our bodies

Health
by AnaJackson
10 years ago
How to Regulate Hormones Naturally

How to regulate hormones naturally is a question on many women's minds. Particularly because various factors can contribute to a hormonal imbalance in women, balancing hormones can be a challenge. The good news is that there are things you can do to improve your overall...

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