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Skeletal Muscles

The great range and variety of functions served by skeletal muscles can be suggested by naming just four: the diaphragm, used in breathing; the muscles that make the eye wink; the deltoid muscle that gives the shoulder its shape; and the tongue.

Skin, Hair and Nails

Perhaps no other organ of the human body receives so much attention both from its owner and the eyes of others as the skin and its associated structures - hair and nails.

The Brain - Cerebrum

What we usually mean by "brain" is that part of the brain called the cerebrum. It is the cerebrum that permits us all our distinctly human activities - thinking, speaking, reading, writing.


All children have accidents and injure themselves.


If fears are often legitimate and usually outgrown through reassuring experiences, phobias are deep-seated unconquerable fears.

From the Author: Fernando Lachica

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It’s officially a few more days before we celebrate Christmas and New year. Around the globe, most people are trying to look their best, new clothes, new gadgets, and new shoes, but can these make up for looking best at what’s on top of our head, our hair!

Taking care of our mane should be on top of our list just as we go to spa to pamper our body, our hair needs pampering as well. Novuhair, Nature’s answer to hair loss has got you covered.

As we bid adieu to 2016, throw away your difficulties on hair loss and scalp problems with Novuhair’s 19 natural ingredients. Made of herbal ingredients that include moringa oleifera, panax ginseng, virgin coconut oil and the natural essences of rosemary and peppermint, Novuhair nourishes the scalp and hair by increasing the flow of nutrients and improving blood circulation to the scalp. Novuhair also helps hydrate the scalp, maintain the hair’s natural luster and prevent early hair graying, hair dryness and itching.

The brand has helped thousands of satisfied users here in the Philippines, thus merits its fifth consecutive year of being awarded by Watson’s as the leading Medicated Hair Care Brand in the country.

Good news to our kababayans abroad and their friends, with the brand’s aim to help assuage hair problems across the globe, Novuhair products are available in Kuwait, distributed by Bee Organic Import & Export Establishment, Kuwait. For orders, you may contact landlines +96524343885 and +96524343866 or mobile numbers +96550380380, +96565559935 and +96560755122. Bee Organic’s showroom is located at Arabia Mall, First Floor Showroom # 15 Egaila Area, Kuwait.

Novuhair can also be purchased online through our service partner: Servicing USA, Canada, UAE , KSA and other Asian countries.

Locally, Novuhair Topical Scalp Lotion, Shampoo and Conditioner are available in all Mercury Drug Stores and other leading drug stores nationwide. For more information visit, like the brand’s official Facebook Page at Novuhair Official, and follow it on Twitter at @NovuhairNatural. You may also call the Novuhair hotlines at 4136570 and 09228830575 and order online at Lazada.


Hair Transplant : Cosmetic Surgery In The Philippines #HealthZone

Hair loss is primarily caused by combination of aging, hormonal changes and family history of baldness. As a rule, the earlier hair loss begins, the more severe the baldness will become. Hair loss can also be caused by burns or trauma, in which case hair replacement surgery is considered a reconstructive treatment. This procedure could enhance your appearance and self-esteem, but results won’t necessarily match your ideal outcome. We would advise you to extensively discuss your expectation with your surgeon prior to the procedure. Hair transplant surgery uses your existing hair and it is important for us plastic surgeons, that patients must have healthy growing hair at the back and sides of the head to serve as donor area. Other factors such as hair color, texture, and waviness may also affect the cosmetic result. This done in stages, under local or intravenous sedation depending on patients and surgeon’s preference and comfortability.

Cosmetic procedure either surgical or non surgical are very cheap and affordable in the Philippines when compared to other western countries like the United State (USA), United Kingdom and Canada. Because of this a lot of prospective clients that are very much interested in physical enhancement could avail the services of certified and fully trained Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon at a much lower cost. However, since physical enhancement is your prime objective. Cost or Price should not be your main consideration, but your Surgeon’s qualification, training and experience should be your priority. Give time and effort in knowing your Surgeon.

Patient safety and quality results is should be your surgeon’s priority. Take the opportunity to discuss all your options with a certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon for free while you spend your much needed vacation here in the Philippines. Any cosmetic plastic procedure could be a worthwhile and extraordinary experience for both the patient and surgeon, if this is done in the light of surgical standards in term of safety. In order for you to attain the best results for the procedure you are interested without compromising your safety and health, we advice you to bring up all your concerns to a Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon with proper qualification and training in the field of Cosmetic/Aesthetic Surgery.

As simple and easy as it may seem (according to your Plastic Surgeons), there are very important things that one has to keep in mind before plunging into that pool of youth and beauty. Everybody wants to have that extra boost of self esteem and confidence and achieve that timeless beauty through the best possible post operative results with the least of complication.

Plastic Surgeons are appropriately and completely termed Plastic Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeons…, however they are now increasingly and popularly being called Plastic Cosmetic Surgeons. The surgeon can not call himself a plastic surgeon unless he can do both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. Since the very root of almost all cosmetic/aesthetic procedures can be traced from early reconstructive procedure. Thus a surgeon whose main interest is aesthetic plastic surgery, must also have a firm foundation on the reconstructive surgery, to better grasp the basic principle and application of cosmetic/aesthetic plastic surgery. Reconstructive plastic surgery is a prerequisite in training for all plastic surgeons. So plastic surgeons are both an aesthetic/cosmetic surgeon and reconstructive surgeon. At present, there are just a relatively limited number of certified Plastic Surgeon that one can go to. However, the so called run of the mill cosmetic surgeons without adequate formal training and experience abound and are alarmingly increasing.

There are no short cuts to being one (Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon). It takes 6 to 8 years to transform a doctor after medical school into a Certified Plastic Surgeon (or 16 to 18 years to include Premed Course, Medicine Proper, Medical Internship, General Surgery Residency and Plastic Surgery Residency). It is through these years of formal training that Plastic Surgeons are able to acquire and equip themselves of the knowledge and skills that is required in his private practice. Such as knowing all possible options for a patient inquiring for a cosmetic procedure, being able to predict end result and being able to evaluate if patients are good candidate for the cosmetic procedure they want. And most importantly knowing the complications for any cosmetic and reconstructive procedure and being able to address if any complication arises.

Source: “Dr R Lorenzo is the author of, a free guide to affordable cosmetic plastic procedures, choosing the right surgeon and safety tips in cosmetic plastic surgery”

Different Types of Cancer that Women Suffer from #HealthZone

Cancer is a disease, which, if not checked at the very beginning, can be fatal in many cases. Basically cancer means a disease in which the cells of a human body grow beyond control. Cancer, as a rule is named after that part of a human body from where it originates. There are certain cancers which affect specific female body parts, and thus are named after them such as cervical cancer, breast cancer, and ovarian cancer. All these cancers are bad for women health. In most cases, however, there are some lifestyle changes that can help women to protect themselves from, or at least lower the risks of cancer. In order to protect women health from the attack of cancer, it is important that a person is well informed about this disease. Thus here are some important information about some specific cancers, which affect women.

Ovarian Cancer

In the pelvis region of a woman, two ovaries are located on each sides of the uterus. The purpose of the ovaries is to produce eggs and make female hormones. These organs are susceptible to the risks of cancer. In fact there are more chances of a woman suffering from ovarian cancer, than that of any other female reproductive organ.

• There are a number of signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, such as vaginal bleeding or abnormal discharges from vagina, back pain, pain in the abdomen region, bloating and some other symptoms. However, even if someone has these symptoms, it may not mean that they have ovarian cancer, it just means that she should immediately consult a doctor.

• There are a number of treatments for ovarian cancer, such as

1. Surgery- For ovarian cancer, surgery is a good option, since the tissues that contain cancer can be removed through surgery.

2. Chemotherapy- Cancer at a specific stage can be eliminated with the use of chemotherapy. In this process, special medicines are used to shrink or kill the cancer cells.

3. Radiation- Through high energy ray, cancer is killed.

Thus ovarian cancer can be removed, if it is diagnosed at an early stage. If someone has the signs mentioned above, they should ideally listen to her body and see a doctor, and just do not regret later.

Breast cancer

Another risk for women health is the breast cancer. Some specialists are of the opinion that, a woman who has a high generic life can be victims of breast cancer. The most important points that can lead to this type of cancer are the age of initiation of menstruation. But there are certain options they can choose.

• If a person has chances of cancer, they can make a few lifestyle changes in order to lessen the chances. For example controlling the weight is one of the easiest way of reducing the chances of breast cancer. Other healthy choices that one can make are quitting drinking and smoking. Staying away from hormone therapy can also reduce the risks of breast cancer.

• For breast cancer too there are a number of treatments available, especially at the early stage, when the risk of the breast cancer is low. According to some of the studies, if the lump with cancer can be removed from the breast instead of removing the breast itself, and then treating the area with radiation can completely cure early stage breast cancer. However, if a woman undergoes a more intensive treatment, the chances are that the woman will live longer, but there can be other complications, like shrinking of the breast.

Thus it is important that no woman should ignore the symptoms of a possible breast cancer, and report to a doctor at the earliest stage.

Cervical cancer

The lower part of the uterus is known as the cervix. This is where the baby grows during a pregnancy. A woman can have cancer in that region of her body, and when she does, it can get very difficult to cure. It is important to find and treat the abnormal cells inside a cervix and treat it before things can go really wrong. In order to prevent cervical cancer it is important to have regular women health checkup, because early detection of this disease can lead to its cure.

• There are two types of tests that can help detect cervical cancer, one is the pap test, or pap smear test and another is the HPV test. In both the cases cells are collected from the cervix, and tested. For pap smear test, the idea is to test if there are is some abnormal cell growth. Whereas the HPV test is a test in which the HPV infection is checked. If the report is positive, then biopsy test becomes important.

• It is generally seen that women over the age of 30 have a greater risk of getting the cervical cancer. This disease can be passed on through sexual relationship, therefore, it is better that one practices safe sex.

• In the case of cervical cancer treatment, especially at the stages 1b and 2a, there are a number of options such as

1. Chemotherapy and radiation applied at the same time in the affected cells.

2. Chemotherapy, after removing of lymph nodes of the pelvic region, after using radical hysterectomy.

3. There is another treatment called radical trachelectomy.

4. Use of chemotherapy before a surgery.

It is important that a woman includes the cervical cancer tests in the routine health check up. In case of these types of cancer, prevention is always a better option, and maintaining some basic rules can actually be beneficial for the prevention.

These are some of the well known cancers that can affect a woman. In order to have a lower risk of these diseases, one needs to follow a healthy lifestyle, and get themselves checked from time to time. Even then one might get cancer, but, if a woman follows a regular routine and have health checkups, she will have a better chance of surviving the cancer.

Source: Jessica Brown @BaseArticles

New Advancements In Dentures And Dental Implants #HealthZone

Dental implants have become an important part of dental treatment. Today, dental implant technology has evolved so much that it even allows you to replace missing or heavily decayed teeth in just a single visit! So, if you have missing tooth/teeth, you have great options for tooth replacement using dental implants, which are the most stable and efficient of all tooth replacement options. Dental implants have come a long way since they were used for the first time. Let’s take a look at advancements in dentures and dental implants.

No more wait for your dental implants

Dental technology has improved greatly since the invention of dental implant procedure. Today, patients no longer have to wait to replace their missing tooth. It is possible for the modern day dentists to place dental implant, post and dental crown in just one visit. Dental’s experts for dental implants have been performing these well-documented and highly successful procedures for years.

With the use of high-resolution 3-Dimensional CT scans and virtual planning software, the implant experts plan the same-day procedure through a virtual mock-up of your mouth, which eliminates cutting through the gums to find the bone. This translates into lesser pain and healing time for the patient. The procedure is mapped out and planned in lab, and will be ready in time for your dental surgery. Your dental implant will heal with the dental crown attached, and you can go on with your life as usual, immediately after your implant is placed.

Dentures with improved stability

When all of the teeth are missing, a person’s life can become miserable. Aside from chewing and speaking problems, the person’s jawbone starts deteriorating too. Traditional dentures do provide a solution, but they do not help to stop bone loss. Implant supported dentures are a way to replace teeth when all of the teeth are missing in the upper or lower jaw. In the upper jaw, usually 6 implants are required, whereas for the lower jaw, 4 implants are sufficient. There are two types of implant supported dentures available-one which can be removed by the patient, one that cannot be removed by the patients. Dental’s experts can suggest you the implant supported dentures in Northern Virginia, best suited for your case.

Mini implants

Mini-implants are the latest in implant technology. Used primarily for dentures, a series of mini-implants are placed through the gums, and their posts are used to anchor the appliance into place. Mini dental implants are also useful to provide very stable and non-movable anchor units to allow quicker and easier tooth movement for orthodontic treatment.

Micro-mini dental implants

Micro-mini dental implants are used for temporary bridgework. These are later removed when he permanent implants are healed and teeth permanently replaced.

Consult your dentist for proper care and consultation.