Monthly Archives March 2014

AQUATIC PRURITUS: “WHEN WATER BECOMES AN ENEMY”

water

We all are familiar with the popular saying “Water has no enemy”. Water is the “sine qua non” to life. Give a thirsty man a glass of water he  will be grateful to you. Some one once said that water is a faithful and loyal servant in the sense that it quenches our thirsts, washes our body, clothes and so on. Everyone  loves water and water loves everyone! Well…not everyone.

Due to a very rare form of allergy , a 26 -year old British woman Rachel Prince has to avoid all contact with water ,even the tinniest drop. you ask why? Rachel has a rare condition called Aquatic Pruritus. Rachel is ALLERGIC TO WATER! The 26 year old woman has to avoid all contact with water because even the tinniest drop can cause excruciating pain...

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THE TRUTH ABOUT SITTING DOWN.

A man on a chair.

Before the advent of computers , television and even desk jobs,we humans practically lived on our feet most of our lives. we were either tending our crops or hunting . But with the coming of modernization we are sitting down more than ever before in history. 9.3 hours a day, even more time we spend sleeping.

HOW SITTING IS KILLING YOU

The effect of so much sitting is starting to take its toll because our bodies weren’t built for all this much sitting.

Studies have shown that sitting up to 6+ hours per day  makes you 40% likelier to die within 15 years than some one who sits less than 3.Even if you exercise daily.

Death in a chair.

Sitting is killing you

Furthermore,as soon as you sit , electrical activities in the leg muscles shuts off, calorie burning drops to 1 per minute and enzymes that break down fat ...

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