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LordAbnevWorks from Reviewing Obesity

Wed, 29 Jul 2009 15:01:00 +0000

The most recent research statistics on growing obesity disclose a dangerously overweight world population. During the last 10 years, there was a dramatic increase in obesity in the world, especially in the United States, England, and Canada. Over the years, the occurrence of obesity has also steadily increased among all genders, ages, all education levels, and ethnic groups.Obesity is a severe health condition where a person accumulates an abnormally high proportion of body fat. This condition can increase risk of diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, hypertension, sleep apnea, and osteoarthritis. The body mass index (BMI) is the common method used to determine obesity and is based on the relation between height and weight.Obesity statistics indicate that it is the biggest health threat that confronts America today. This warning comes from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Obesity currently results in an estimated 400,000 deaths annually. It also costs the nation a crippling $122.9 billion.This disease significantly reduces the quality of life among adults in our nation. This disease creeps right into the fabric of our lifestyle and can cause us to become a nation of social misfits. Other serious health diseases like hypertension and diabetes can result sooner or later when obesity is present.People who become obesity statistics are usually affected in all areas of their life. But we can come to grips with this problem. We must begin to embrace the belief that we can do it. With consistent application, things will slowly begin to turn around for us.In the year 2001 in the United States, the Surgeon General released a report outlining the crisis of obesity that the country had fallen into. The point of the report was to generate steps towards taking care of this health proble [...]

LordAbnevWorks and Alopecia Roots

Wed, 29 Jul 2009 15:01:00 +0000

Androgenetic alopecia is a type of permanent hair loss that affects both men and women and is known as "??pattern baldness."?? In men, the pattern shows as receding at the hairline, temples and crown. Partial or complete balding may result. In women, pattern baldness causes thinning at the front, sides, and top of the head but complete balding is rare. Pattern baldness is affected by heredity. Hair growth cycles shorten and produce weakly-rooted and thin hair. Below is a list of conditions that contribute to hair loss.Cicatricial alopecia is caused by inflammation that scars the hair follicle. It is patchy and permanent. Causes of the inflammation are unknown. Alopecia areata is a temporary condition in which hair is lost in small circular patches on the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes and beard. Rarely, it may extend to the body. Genetics play a role in alopecia areata. It is considered an autoimmune disease that may be triggered by a virus or unknown event.Telogen effluvium is a temporary kind of hair loss. Hair falls out suddenly in handfuls. It may occur because of a physical or emotional shock or trauma. Traction alopecia occurs with the use of tight hairstyles such as pigtails, cornrows, or tight rollers. It is temporary unless frequent practice causes damage to the root.Poor nutrition can cause hair loss. Unhealthy eating, illness or fad diets are responsible. Diseases such as diabetes, lupus and hypothyroidism can cause hair loss. Medications for birth control, depression, arthritis, heart disease, hypertension, cholesterol and other conditions can cause hair loss as well.Chemotherapy causes temporary hair loss and exposure to radiation may cause permanent hair loss in the area of treatment.Hormonal imbalances as a result of pregnancy, menopause, and thyroid changes can cause temporary hair loss.Salon chemicals used to curl, straighten, and dye hair can damage hair and cause hair loss.Infections such as ringworm cause temporary ha&[...]