The Total Number of Bones in the Human Body

Total number of bones in the human body

How many bones, in total, are in the human body? Most agree that an adult full-grown human has 206 distinct bones. However, this number may vary to a slight degree depending on individual interpretation. For example, some sources indicate that there are 208 bones if you consider the three sternum sections. The problem is that […]

What are some common types of brain disorders?

Types of Brain Disorders

Some common types of brain disorders that are frequently discussed are listed below: Alzheimer’s Disease Brain Disorder Alzheimer’s disease also called Senile Dementia of the Alzheimer Type (SDAT) or simply Alzheimer’s, is a brain disorder named for German physician Alois Alzheimer. He was the first scientist to describe it in 1906. Alzheimer’s disease is a […]

The Total Number of Bones in the Human Skull

Number of bones in the human skull

How you get the total number of bones in the average human skull all depends on how you count them, and the age-range of the skull you are examining. For instance, the human skull is made up of 45 separate bone structures at birth. As a child grows, bones gradually fuse together, interlocking at the […]

The Types of Streptococcal Infections

Types of streptococcal ifections

There are various types or species of Streptococci (“strep”) bacteria. The two groups briefly discussed here are from group AStreptococcus pyogenes GAS and group B Streptococcus agalactiae GBS. Nonpathogenic forms of strep bacteria normally live on the skin, inside the mouth, nose, throat, and inside the intestines. However, streptococcal bacteria can cause different types of […]

Remove a Barbed Fish Hook From a Finger or Thumb

Remove fish hook finger

Some good to know tips for removing a barbed fish hook from a finger or thumb With large fish hooks, deeply embedded fish hooks that seem immovable (or near bone, eye, or an artery) or treble hooks with multiple penetrations and barbs, it’s advisable to simply go to the emergency room. You can try removing […]

Medical Conditions That Can Make a Person Act Drunk

Medical conditions that can make a person act drunk

There are medical conditions that exist that can make a person act drunk or intoxicated. You can’t always assume based on behavior alone that a person has been drinking or has been using drugs. If they display certain abnormal behaviors it could indicate a serious medical condition. If the situation allows you can always try […]

How to Treat Blisters

How to treat blisters

The following are some good to know tips for treating blisters. What causes blisters? Blisters usually develop from friction (a rubbing motion on the skin), from a burn, sunburn, chemical burn, or from extreme cold. They are most commonly found on the hands or feet. A blister contains trapped fluid within the upper layer of […]

Food Poisoning Prevention Tips

Food poisoning prevention tips

Avoiding contaminated foods includes monitoring expiration dates, knowing where to find contaminated food recall information, proper food storage, avoiding cross-contamination, and using safe cooking temperatures. What is food poisoning? Food poisoning is a strong adverse reaction to contaminated food, water or beverages. Food poisoning causes an internal infection stemming from contamination in the form of […]

BeFiT in 30 Extreme Level 1 Workout Calendar

BeFit Extreme Calendar

Below is a workout calendar for the BeFiT in 30 Extreme workout program that I use. I feel confident recommending this program for anyone serious about losing weight or maximizing their fitness level. What is BeFiT in 30 EXTREME? BeFiT in 30 Extreme is a free, high-intensity workout program that uses an array of total body-conditioning […]

Lucid Dreams: How to Become a Lucid Dreamer, Training and Techniques

How to become a lucid dreamer

What Are Lucid Dreams? Lucid dreams are dreams that you control. You can determine the events, outcomes, and even the physics of your dream world. Some people claim to lead a more confident, fulfilled and healthy life when they take control of their dreams. Lucid dreaming occurs when you are aware of your dream state when asleep. […]

Developing Your Child Into the Next Mega Sports Star

Research has shown enough reasons why we should encourage our children to be active from a young age. Not only does it benefit their health, but it provides an opportunity to learn about teamwork, camaraderie, and discipline while teaching them how to achieve their goals. Each year there are several major sports events going on […]