from the staff of People's Medical Magazine

X Factor-Style Karaoke

Planning a karaoke contest can be a lot of fun but you need to be organized for your event to be successful. Your first consideration should be the format you intend to use. You need to decide on categories, age classifications and singling styles. You need to figure out approximately how many people will attend and consider the demographics of your audience. You can have categories such as solos, ballads,

Allergy Proofing Your Living Room & Kitchen

The living room is where you can end up catching majority of allergies. It won’t be easy allergy proofing your living room and you may have to take some hard decisions but if you do at least half of the points below, you would have drastically reduced your chances of catching an allergy. First remove any carpeting that you may have in your living room. Prefer using linoleum flooring or

Understanding Type 1 Diabetes

Probably the most common among all autoimmune conditions, this disease affects the pancreas and as a result it no longer produces insulin or manages to produce very little insulin. There is at present no cure for this condition though it can be treated for a normal healthy life. The condition is often seen to take root in the teenage years with symptoms that can range from fatigue, blurred vision to

Understanding Polymyalgia Rheumatica

An autoimmune condition that results in the stiffness of muscles, usually in the shoulder region. The symptoms of this condition often get worse in the morning though they come about quickly. The common age group for this condition is those above 65 but under 50 the chances are low. While there is no cure for this condition, it is possible to reduce the pain and symptoms through the intake of

Gaming Monitors

So, you’re interested in purchasing a gaming monitor? That’s great! The question that you want to ask next is, “What should I consider when buying one?” The market for gaming monitors has grown exponentially over the last few years (source:, so while that means there are plenty of options to choose from, it could make the task more daunting than it should be for those who can be a

Allergy Proofing Your Bedroom

This applies to anyone who suffers from allergic asthma or hay fever. With just a few steps you can drastically reduce your chances of catching an allergy right in the confines of your home. Besides, these steps are not time-consuming neither too complicated – anyone can do them, all it takes is a little practice. For The Bedroom For your bed and bedding, use dust-mite-proof covers. Also try and wash

Ab Machines

Getting washboard abs that look clear, crisp and ripe isn’t such an easy task. In fact, getting six-pack abs is one of the most difficult parts of any fitness regime. In order to achieve them, you need to get a perfect healthy nutritional balance between your bodily fats and muscle. Typically, you will need to have less than 10% body fat in order to be able to see ripped abs.

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis

A dangerous autoimmune condition that can be fatal eventually. This autoimmune disease affects the nerves, eating away their protective coating. The condition cannot be cured though treatment in some cases helps live a long reasonably healthy life. Nerve damage caused due to MS wreaks havoc between the brain and body communication thus it can cause a myriad range of symptoms. The duration, severity and form of symptoms can drastically vary

Get To Know Sjogren’s Syndrome

This autoimmune disease affects only the eyes and mouth. Another common condition globally, this disease starts when the immune system attacks healthy cells responsible for producing tears and saliva. The condition often accompanies other autoimmune diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The only known treatments include the use of eye drops and in rare cases eye surgery. Adults above the age of 30 are most likely to develop this

outer banks

I recognize that the title is a bit outlandish, but you can’t tell me that you’re not at least a little intrigued. This past summer, my partner and I decided, after looking at our options, (and our productivity), that spending a week to recharge our batteries might be just the thing we need. Our family is small, but there was a level of ease that had been lost within the