Archive for the ‘Medical’ Category

A New Way To Fight Cancer

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

cancer awareness

Over the years, cancer has plagued society. Numerous research studies have been conducted. Some drugs have been developed. Nevertheless, cancer is still there and it is just as deadly as ever before. This devastating disease kills hundreds of thousands of people in the United States each and every single year. This is unlikely going to change any time soon. However, there might be hope on the horizon. As long as the so-called experts are willing to think outside of the box, they may very well be able to find a unique solution to this destructive problem. Is there a possibility that CBD could be the solution that doctors have been seeking out? (more…)

How to Choose the Right Personal Training Certification Program

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

How to be a Personal Trainer

Female PT
* Don’t miss part 1: How to Get a Degree in Exercise Science

* Don’t miss part 2: How to Get a Degree in Physiology

* Don’t miss part 3: How to Get a Degree in Kinesiology

If you enjoy trying all different kinds of physical fitness and you like to keep your own body in peak condition, then perhaps you’re interested in finding a career that allows you to engage in physical activity and impart your knowledge of fitness to others.

Getting Certified in PT

As a certified personal trainer, you can not only meet these professional goals, but you can also put your outgoing personality, communication skills, and motivational strategies to good use by helping others to realize their true potential and meet their fitness goals through targeted training programs.

But before you can get started transforming your clients one physique at a time, you need to obtain the proper certification to practice. If you want to find the one that best suits your personal and professional goals, there are a few things you should consider before you choose.

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A Neuropathic Formula That Actually Works

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Workout Back PainWhen you have to deal with a disease such as neuropathy, you are in for a lot of discomfort and sometimes unbearable pain that will have a major impact on your lifestyle, the effects of neuropathy often restrict people’s ability to function normally and also cause a lot of mental and emotional stress in the long run. There are plenty of studies that highlight just how damaging nerve pain can be mentally, people who have been affected by neuropathy for long periods of time become dysfunctional, and they turn to alcohol or use their prescribed mediation irresponsibly to cope with the pain. (more…)

Xanax Tablets – What You Need To Know

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

xanaxOften at Project Swole we think about the effects of mental health on physical health. Without proper mental health, we are unable to lead a healthy lifestyle, possibly even ignoring fitness altogether. Today we would like to discuss one method of camouflaging mental health issues and mental distress – using the prescription drug Xanax – how and why you might use it, and a brief explanation of the risks involved. 

Studies reveal that more people are taking medication to deal with stress, anxiety, mental disorders, and insomnia among other discomforts. A huge chunk of this population consists of people who do not bother getting prescriptions for the right drug and the right dose.

Are you one of those individuals who take drugs based on your friend’s ailment?

That is wrong and creates a serious risk to your health!

Antidepressants and Benzodiazepines are medical drugs that are used to relieve some mental glitches and illnesses. The fact that they target your brain and how it sends transmissions throughout your body makes it a dangerous affair to self-diagnose and self-medicate. Xanax, Valium, and Klonopin are popular benzodiazepines that are used to produce a calming effect once they act on your nerves and brain.

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Kratom for Pain: How Effective is it?

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Kratom treeKratom is becoming a widely popular herbal remedy among the health-conscious around the globe because it is said to provide many health benefits. This herbal product is actually made from the leaves of Mitragyna Speciosa, a tree that belongs to the species of coffee found in the South Pacific regions, particularly in the countries of South-East Asia like Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, and their neighboring countries.

Processed leaves are available in local markets and online stores in the forms of powder, capsules, tablets, resins, and raw dried leaves that could be prepared as a tea or brewed like coffee. Although this product has been branded as a medicinal wonder, it is prohibited in some countries like Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Australia, New Zealand, and others that have made the product either illegal or needing prescription from health professionals prior to consumption.

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How to Choose Sunscreen for Maximum Protection

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Bikini Sunbathing

Summer is nearly here and it has come to my attention that you are probably not using sunscreen, even when you plan to be outside in the sun for more than 4 hours. Not smart.

Here are some frightening sunscreen facts:

  • 31% of you are not using sunscreen, even if you are going to be outside for more than 4 hours
  • 27% of men wear sunscreen
  • 27% of parents with kids under 12 say they never or only sometimes put sunscreen on their kids
  • 14% of parents never put cream on their kids even if they will be outside for more than 4 hours.

I find most of those numbers unfortunate and disturbing, especially when kids are involved.

Exposure to the sun can cause age spots, sunburns, wrinkles, and contributes to skin cancer.

You and your kids should be wearing sunscreen on the face and all other exposed areas of the skin, each and every day of the summer.

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Can Men Safely Take Biotin for Hair Growth?

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

hair loss

Hair loss is not an alien phenomenon to us humans, as everyone loses hair at different degrees every day. As strands of hair fall out, new ones grow back to replace them, and the cycle continues.

 

However, in some men, these hair strands fall out, and none sprouts to replace them. As many as 85% of men will have a kind of hair loss at least once in their lifetime. Hair loss affects both men and women and the older we get, the higher our risk of developing it.

 

Recent studies have shown that hair loss affects 40% of men by the age of 35, 60% of men at 60, and 80% of men at the age of 80.

 

Hair loss may just be a physical symptom, but it may lead to emotional and psychological problems such as reduced self-esteem, depression, and social anxiety. That’s why it is a serious issue to men. (more…)

3 Common Causes of Workout Back Pain (and How to Recover Fast)

Monday, December 4th, 2017

There is nothing more satisfying than a strong back. While bulging biceps, pecs, and quads might seem sexy, they aren’t nearly as effective as increasing strength and stability as robust rhomboids, lats, and traps. However, not only is it easy to inefficiently train the back, but it is incredibly easy to injure those muscles (and the tissues around them) with improper technique and inaccurate exercises.

Workout Back Pain
If you want a rope-covered back but you don’t want chronic back pain, here are a few common mistakes you should avoid – and if you are already laid low from a back injury, here’s how you can recover and prevent them in the future. (more…)

Boost Your Weight Loss and Fitness with HGH

Friday, December 1st, 2017

As you probably already realize, getting into shape and losing weight will always be more difficult than you could ever imagine. The good news is that you do not need to struggle with  it on your own. There is assistance out there. By taking the right supplements, you’ll be able to make progress much easier and quicker than you would otherwise.

Fitness HGH

Within this comprehensive guide, you will learn about human growth hormone supplements and how they can help you reach your goals.

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5 Most Effective Exercises To Prevent a Hernia

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Hernia: The protrusion of an organ or other bodily structure through the wall that normally contains it; a rupture. In today’s post we are mostly going to talk about abdominal hernia, how to help prevent it, and how to attempt to cure it when possible.

Your abdomen is the main concern when it comes to a hernia. You need to tighten up, as well as reduce the outward pressure that prevents sagging of the internal organs. One of the leading causes of hernia is the weakening of your muscles which happens when you over pressurize the organs relative to the strength of the abdominal wall. In most cases, surgery is the only solution for a hernia, therefore you need to be a bit cautious.

How to get rid of a hernia without requiring to undergo surgery?

Is this the question that is haunting you? If yes, then you are reading the appropriate article. Here in this article we will let you know the effective exercises to prevent and attempt to get rid of a hernia. All of these are simple to perform and very effective. (more…)