Heartburn or GERD can Kill

Heartburn is a common annoyance. The busy lifestyle, quick meals, fatty or spicy foods all contribute to the occasional need of a chewable pain reliever. The acceptance of heartburn as an inconvenient, but natural, part of the daily grind can blind you to the warning that a severe heartburn symptom can bring.

Heartburn as a Disorder

Heartburn can be a symptom as well as a disorder. Simple heartburn or GERD can be controlled and dealt with. However, heartburn can signal the presence of a much more serious problem. If it’s heartburn, you will have a burning sensation in the chest usually after eating. There may be a spread of the burning to the throat, sometimes accompanied by a bad taste, difficulty in swallowing, belching, coughing, hoarseness and/or wheezing.

It can become worse by lying down or bending over or by eating. Relief can come from an antacid. While the more severe heartburn symptoms may be mistaken for a heart attack, simple heartburn is usually not made worse by exercise. If there is any concern that the pain may signal a heart attack, get help quickly.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Get Rid of Ugly Acne

By Ronald Smithson

If there are acne on you " or those big, reddish pimples on your face, or perhaps even your upper arms or back; you are not alone. This may not believe this, but there are plenty of people suffering from the same skin condition and like you, they have also tried every trick in the book " rather unsuccessfully unfortunately.

While it may seem hopeless and youd rather die " or something equally melodramatic " than be seen outside with a huge, red shiny acne anywhere on your face; there is still something you can do to eventually get rid of those stubborn ugly marks that keep popping on your face.

Chris Gibson used to suffer from the same cruel fate of being a called names due to his acne. He also thought that he was doomed to be this way for the rest of his life. And although he felt really awful about his problem, this urged him to seek for a cure that will not only save him from more embarrassment but also help others in the same boat.

After much testing and hits and misses; Chris Gibson finally discovered the secret to getting rid of acne and keeping them at bay from any part of you for life. In his book Acne Free in 3 Days, he shows his public how he got rid of his acne without having to use expensive treatments or undergoing heavy therapy that will eat up too much time and money.

He also imparts his other secrets in keeping a healthy and blemish-free skin from your face to your back and anywhere else that your acne used to appear.

If you dont know where to get the Acne Free in 3 Days book, you can simply visit Google and search for it. In addition to the homepage of the book, there are many other websites that discuss the book and how will help you.

If you think that you can no longer enjoy blemish-free skin on your face again, then you should really give this book a try. After all, if youve tested everything else and nothing has so far worked, whats one more attempt?

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Subconscious Mind Power - A Means To An End

By Graham J Milne

Do you remember the movie, "Field of Dreams, with Kevin Costner? In the movie, he hears the mantra, "If you build it, they will come." You may not know it, but you have your own "field of dreams." It's your subconscious mind. With your subconscious mind, if you "think" it, it will come. What will come? Whatever you want, truly.

Your subconscious mind holds the power to make you the person you want to be, create the life you want, and change things as they are to the way you want them to be; all from your subconscious mind. The mind is truly powerful and beautiful. With our subconscious minds, we can heal, transcend, feel good; or feel bad. Each of us has the power to change our worlds through the power of our subconscious minds, if we only choose to take control of them.

If you're skeptical, you're not alone. However, give me a chance to show you with a few examples just how powerful your mind is. One of my favorite examples is actually from the medical field, and works on a scientific basis. It's been documented time and time again, actually, and it's called the "placebo effect." The medical field has coined the term "placebo effect" to denote a specific type of effect. Oftentimes, for example, this term is used during medical trials. The control group is given a "placebo," which is an inert substance that has no medical benefit whatsoever as a drug might give. It's used as a counterpoint to the other group, which gets the actual medication. This is to clearly prove any benefit (or detriment) the drug itself might give. However, both groups are told what the medication is for and what it should do for them, and neither group knows which pill they've gotten; placebo or actual medication.

In absolutely each and every study the control group will provide similar results to the study group. Perhaps not in the same intensity, but you will have people that show improvements or exhibit changes or side effects that the medication can cause. Why is that? It is because they were told what the pill would do, they believed that they were being given the real pill and that they were either going to get better or get the side effects.

Or, let's take another example. Perhaps you've gone to the doctor to get a medication for something that's wrong with you. You may have noticed that although a doctor will tell you what the side effects are, he or she will usually minimize them to at least some extent. That's because it's been shown that patients will often exaggerate the side effects in their own minds (or become the small percentage that actually experiences severe side effects), and actually begin to experience those side effects as a sort of "negative self-fulfilling prophecy." Doctors don't want that to happen, so although they are beholden by law to tell you what side effects are, they don't exaggerate them specifically because they don't want patients to create side effects.

What do these two examples above prove? That the power of suggestion AND the power of the subconscious mind will give you a very powerful results. It works in the medical field, and it can work in your everyday life, too. Why can't you tap into this power and positively change your life? You can, with the power of suggestion; change the way your subconscious mind works by using it to your advantage.

Others though use visualization to alter the way their mind sees things. Visualization is simple, and it works. Visualization can be done a couple of ways. First you close your eyes and visualize what it is you want, actually see it as if you are looking at a picture.

Another way to use your subconscious mind to change your reality is to actually find or create a physical picture. Let's say, for example, that you want a specific kind of new car. Find a picture of that car in a magazine, or better yet, have a friend take a picture of you standing by that car. Hang that picture up where you can see it every day. The more you see it, the more you will imprint that vision of yourself with the car you want in your subconscious mind. And because your subconscious mind is so powerful, it will eventually make that become a reality.

Although this has been common knowledge for years to the really rich and high achievers, it has only been recently that scientists have started to understand the very real scientific process associated with this.

At subatomic levels matter ceases to be 'solid' and is shown to be pure energy. Quantum physics has shown beyond doubt that this energy can be manipulated by the mind. In fact as strange as it seems, quantum physics actually shows that this energy can not exist without the mind of the observer.

So matter/energy only exists because it is being observed; in other words it is the mind which is responsible for the matter existing - not the other way around. All matter and hence all reality has been proven to be a creation of our mind. This is the true meaning of 'subconscious mind power'!

In fact this is what the ancient religions have been saying for many thousands of years and with new understandings in quantum physics, modern science is at last beginning to catch up. Whatever your spiritual belief may be, there is no denying that the science of quantum physics works.

So if you could change your life just by thinking about it, wouldn't you? All you have to do is harness your subconscious mind power. Use it to your advantage instead of letting it control you. Spend the next week using affirmations or visualization techniques to acquire what you want. Make it something small at first and when you see that it works make yourself a new life by developing your subconscious mind power.

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What Is The Way To Get Ex Back

By Marie Tracy

Did you just experience a break up? Are you considering about "how to go get an ex back?". Virtually each adult has experienced some kind of a split, and most just work on moving on instead of looking for a way to get an ex back. But if you are over playing, "the victim" and wish to do some work in to get a ex back, then there are choices for you. Everyone deals with breakup, but does break up simply mean that you cant get back together with your ex?

The fact is, 90 percent of the time there's no ground why you cant get your ex back following a break-up, provided that you know what steps are critical to win your ex back. The first step in learning how to win an ex back is to figure out what precisely happened that stimulated the break up. Though you cannot go back into the past, and you cant change what happened, you can learn from the mistakes that were made and you can try to learn and raise from the experiences.

The break up may have happened due to a single event, or it may have occurred from behaviors that your ex can not deal with anymore. No matter what the rationale was that led to the breakup, you must get the specifics figured out so that you could deal with the situation if it must never come up again. You could win an ex back if you know how, but if you need to get it to work on a long term basis, you need to work out what went incorrect in the first place.

The next step in the middle is to ensure that you are not coming off as a needy person. Everyone will feel like they can not survive without their ex, but there's no point in making this obvious. Instead, you need to stay strong, and let your ex see that you do just fine by yourself. If you let everybody around you see your ease and self confidence, then you'll have a better chance of getting back together with your ex.

Trying to get back at your ex, or attempting to make your ex jealous is not a good way to work. Basically, these are a few of the worst things that you can possibly do, because it will show your ex that he should simply move on because you already have. While you do want your ex to see that you're doing ok, you do not want it to prompt him or her to utterly move on if your dream scenario is to get back along. Let your ex see how powerful and self assured you are, and they are going to feel moved to get back along with you.

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6 Week Body Makeover Blue Print - Body Type D Review

By Frank Further

Did you take the 6 Week Body Makeover Blue Print? What type of body do you have? Are you classified as a "D" person? This post will describe the attributes of a "D" body type and the reason why you're fat.

Your body type has a slower metabolism compared to the others. The reason why your metabolism is so slow is because your body has trouble building and maintaining lean muscle. Metabolism converts food into energy and lean muscle is the building block of having a fast metabolism. Your lack of lean muscle mass is what is causing you to be fat and slow down your metabolic rate.

A speedy metabolism is the key to fat loss. A lack of lean muscle tissue is the primary ingredient for fat gain. Your body tends to be heavy and droopy from too much fat weight. The proportion of muscle weight to fat weight in your body is disproportional. Your body is dense from fat and not from muscle. Muscle weight more than fat and in your case, your weight is due to too much fat.

The reason why you're overweight can be summed up by two primary reasons. The first factor is that you have a very slow metabolism that does not break down calories as fast as other body types. The other reason is because you do not have enough lean muscle mass to help your metabolism burn food energy fast enough to lose weight.

Sometimes lean muscle mass production can't be helped. Many people with D bodies were born with this genetic make-up. Other people have slowly become this way through their sedentary lifestyles. The main way to reverse this process is through eating the right foods and becoming more active.

Dieting can cause weight gain due to many reasons. The more you starve yourself, the more your body will seek energy from other sources. Diets with low carbohydrate intake are especially bad because your body start eating your lean muscle tissue. Since D body types do not have an adequate amount of lean muscle tissue, dieting will basically destroy what little muscle tissue you already had.

There is a right way and a wrong way to lose weight. Short term diets are very closed minded and do not focus on long-term effects. Learning how to eat right using program such as the 6 Week Body Makeover are the best way to lose weight and eat healthy for the rest of your life.

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Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

By Travis Van Slooten

You would think that not snacking between meals is the most logical thing to do to lose weight. Studies have shown however, that having healthy snacks for weight loss is a better strategy than not having snacks at all. Why? Because you'd end up eating more during mealtimes, taking in more calories and fats. The key here is identifying which are foods healthy to snack on and then practice healthy snacking.

The main advantage of being able to snack in between meals is that, when you come to the dinner table, you are not suffering from suppressed hunger. When you refrain from eating if you're hungry, the tendency for you would be to reward your supposed discipline and end up on an eating binge during mealtimes. On the other hand, when you've take in something from time to time, you can practice healthier eating habits and maintain your blood sugar levels too.

So what types of foods are included in the healthy snacks category? Whole grain foods are a good choice because of the fiber content in them that gives you that needed energy to last until a full meal. Some great options for this are whole grain crackers and whole grain pretzels. These and other healthy selections can be found in the organic snacks section in your local grocer.

Other healthy snacks for weight loss are vegetables and fruits. They are rich in vitamins, nutrients and low in calories, plus they are fat free and really healthy for people. Nevertheless, do not ruin a good salad with too much unhealthy salad dressing.

Another great snack are nuts and seeds. They are full of protein but are high in calories, so do not consume too many of them in one sitting.

Low fat dairy foods, like cheese and light yogurt are great choices for healthy sancks between mealtimes. These foods have a lot of benefits and are packed with tons of calcium.

What times are the best times for these snacks? On the average, most people have breakfast at around 8 am and in this case, a 10:30 am snack should keep you going until a 1:00 pm lunchtime. Afternoon snacks are usually eaten around 3:30 pm, and then it's dinner time at 6:00 or 6:30 pm. This sample schedule shows that the ideal healthy snack is eaten within 2-3 hours before and after a meal. This would allow you to eat smaller and healthier, while keeping you full enough to go about your daily activities.

As you are trying to lose weight, it is important that you snack. People who do not snack end up binging on unhealthy and unsatisfying foods at mealtimes because they waited too long to eat. Blood sugar levels get wacky, which causes other physical and emotional symptoms as well. Research has found that people who snack consume less calories throughout the course of a day than people who do not snack. So, if you are trying to lose weight, then snacking is your best option. You will also find yourself happier because your blood sugar levels are maintained and you can focus on what matters throughout the day instead of being distracted by a growling stomach all of the time.

Stay focused, feel better and lose weight. Healthy snacks for weight loss are out there, you just need to eat them.

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