Sunday, December 03, 2006

Advantages of Alternative Health Care

Advantages of Alternative Health Care

Proponents of alternative health care often have some very clear reasons for choosing healthcare options other than traditional medicine. Here are a few of the reasons more and more people are seeking out and utilizing alternative health care to treat illness and maintain their health.

Perhaps the most common reason for choosing alternative health care is that the treatments involve using what nature has abundantly supplied us with. A number of herbs and herbal combinations are used to treat everything from eye problems to stomach ailments to skin conditions. The line of reasoning is that natural elements will work more in harmony with the body's natural ability to heal, without so many of the side effects that come with...

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Death And Tax Attorney

Death And Tax Attorney

Isn't it appropriate that the month of the tax begins with April Fool's Day and ends with cries of "May Day!” - Rob Knauerhase.

A tax attorney is the legal representative who hears your May Day and works on your behalf to help you resolve your tax issues with either the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or State governments. If you are having tax disputes with the IRS or the state government, having a competent and well-informed tax attorney on your side can be really helpful.

Dealing with the IRS can be nerve-racking, and most people get themselves into even deeper problems’ just because they do not know - how to deal with the IRS. Here enters your tax attorney, who is able to provide you...

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Friday, July 21, 2006

Blue eyes

Blue eyes

Eye color is a physical trait that is genetically determined. A favorite pastime for many expectant parents is documenting the eye color of grandparents and extended family members to attempt to predict the eye color of their baby. Any discussion of the inheritance of eye color requires a review of genetics.

In basic terms, eye color is determined by the amount of a pigment called melanin that is in the iris of the eye. Brown eyes have lots of pigment, blue eyes very little. The amount of pigment is determined by a number of genes controlling pigment production. Generally speaking, brown is dominant, meaning that if one parent has brown eyes and the other has blue eyes, the baby will most likely have brown eyes. But the situation is really much more complicated than that.

Why blue eyes?

Eyes are said to be the most attractive part of a person. Personality of a person is also looked upon by the eye color or the eye they inherit. Eyes have always been a question to most of us. Basically how a baby is born with a different color eye when their parents do not inherit it. It is the melanin, a brown pigment molecule that colors the skin, hair and eyes also.

It is deposited in the irises of the eyes. The iris is the colored part of the eye that controls the amount of light that is allowed to enter. Some of the animals are born with blue eyes, too, like that of kittens. Melanin generally is a protein just like other proteins, the amount that is coded in our...

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Bloodshot eyes

Bloodshot eyes

Blood shot eyes are caused by enlarged, dilated blood vessels leading to the appearance of redness on the surface of the eye. It can also be called as Red eyes, Scleral injection, and Conjunctival injection. There are many possible causes o a red eye. Some are quite concerning, even they may require medical emergencies. Others are of no consequence or concern at all. The degree of redness or appearance of blood usually does not correlate to how serious it is. It is important whether you have an eye pain or impaired vision or not.

Causes of bloodshot eyes

Bloodshot eyes appear red because the vessels in the surface of the white portion of the eye get enlarged and irritated. This often results from extremely dry air, sun exposure, dust, foreign body, an allergic reaction, infection, trauma, or any other conditions which does not suit you and your eyes.

Other reason of a red eye is straining or coughing. This may lead to a bright red, uniformly dense bloody area on the sclera. In medical terms it is called as Subconjunctival hemorrhage. Although this bloody area may appear alarming, it is fairly common occurrence and of little significance.

Location of occurrence

Eye infections or inflammation can occur in different locations. They cause redness as....

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