Archives for February 2015

How To Keep Your Hamster Quiet At Night

Hamsters are naturally nocturnal animals so getting them to sleep at night is almost impossible. Trying to change a hamster’s sleep cycle can cause health problems for the hamster and can cause the animal to become cranky, unfriendly and likely to bite. Hopefully when you purchased your hamster you were aware it was a nocturnal […]

What Should You Feed Your Hamster?

Hamsters should have access to water and food at all times since they have high energy and a fast metabolism. The hamster needs to have a water bottle which can hang on the side of the cage or aquarium. It should be easily accessible to the hamster. The water bottle can be made of glass […]

Should You Have A Hamster As A Pet?

The cute, small, inquisitive bundle of fur known as a hamster may be a tempting pet, but is it the right pet for you? If you are a light sleeper who awakens at every little sound then you may not want a hamster as a pet. Hamsters are nocturnal creatures so they will be running […]

How To Get Healthy Gums

Gum disease will increase your risk of tooth decay and can cause you to lose those teeth. At the very earliest onset of gum disease you may not notice any symptoms. Eventually, you may notice your gums tend to bleed when you brush your teeth or they are red and swollen. Perhaps you notice pain […]

Foods To Increase Fertility

When you are trying to conceive a baby there are several things which may prove helpful. A woman should try to be at a healthy weight. Being either underweight or overweight may cause a longer time period before a woman become pregnant. Other factors which may contribute to infertility include drinking too much caffeine beverages, […]

What Is Palliative Care?

  Palliative care is a fairly recent type of medical specialty designed to help those with serious illness by improving the quality of life and helping to relieve stress and suffering. Unlike hospice care which is available only to those suffering from a terminal illness, palliative care is available to those with chronic, serious or […]

What Is Hospice?

Hospice care is care to provide comfort to the patient and ensure the quality of life. Hospice care usually occurs when a patient has been determined to have a terminal illness with a life expectancy of six months or less. The focus of hospice care is not to provide curative treatments, but to manage symptoms […]

Natural Ways To Beat The Cold And Flu

Unfortunately just about everyone gets the flu or a cold at some time or another. You want to be able to differentiate between the two. With both a cold and flu your symptoms can include a runny nose, sneezing, coughing and a sore throat. But, if you have the flu in addition to these symptoms […]

Will Running Help You Lose Weight?

Running is an excellent form of exercise when you are trying to lose weight. You can burn approximately 100 calories per mile running if you are a person weighing 150 pounds. However, in order to lose weight by running as an exercise you also need to follow a sensible diet. You cannot eat everything in […]

Why Is Fiber Important For Digestive Health

There are two types of dietary fiber in foods. Insoluble fiber helps to move materials through your digestive system. It aids with keeping bowel movements regular and relieving constipation. Insoluble fiber promotes the elimination of wastes from the body and this may help prevent diverticulosis and other diseases of the colon. Diverticulosis occurs when pockets […]