Tag Archives: discomfort

Carrot man: A case of excessive beta-carotene ingestion.

Sansone R.A. & Sansone L.A. Wiley Periodicals/PubMed Abstract In this case report, the authors describe a 48-year-old male who complained to his primary care physician of abdominal discomfort and yellow/orange skin discoloration. Physical examination was normal except for some mild … Continue reading

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Japan invents speech-jamming gun that silences people mid-sentence

Newscore TOKYO (Newscore) – Japanese researchers have invented a speech-jamming gadget that painlessly forces people into silence. Kazutaka Kurihara of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, and Koji Tsukada of Ochanomizu University, developed a portable “SpeechJammer” gun … Continue reading

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I Love Food, But Food Doesn’t Love Me — What’s Behind Food Intolerance?

Casey Lazonick AlterNet Over the last few decades the way we eat and prepare our food has changed drastically. The majority of the food we consume is either restaurant-made or store-bought, and we have become completely dependent on easily accessible … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem And The Gift of Challenging People: Part Three

Nanette Burton Mongelluzzo Psych Central “The healthy man does not torture others. Generally, it is the tortured who turn into torturers.”—Carl Jung In the previous two blogs we have been discussing self-esteem and the gift of challenging people. In the … Continue reading

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Q&A: Herbs for Constipation

Question: What herbs are used for constipation? Answer: Constipation is an intestinal sluggishness that produces an inefficient bowel movement. Two causes are: hypothyroidism and obstruction of the intestinal tract; poor diet due to lack of bulk producing foods and failure … Continue reading

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Hedonism

Source: Stanford, First published Tue Apr 20, 2004. Motivational hedonism is the claim that only pleasure or pain motivates us. It is the most significant form of psychological hedonism. Normative hedonism is the claim that all and only pleasure has … Continue reading

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Acid Indigestion

Almost every person has experienced acid indigestion. It can cause great discomfort ranging from a simple stomachache to a more complicated formation of ulcers. We will look at the causes and symptoms of acid indigestion, what you can do to … Continue reading

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