As quoted from the Huffington Post, Saturday (17/10/2009), Robert Wicks, a professor of psychology and author of Living the Resilient Life says there are 4 types of friends we should look for and enter the human life cycle, which would make life more happiness and quality.
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Men are more often discuss health problems than women, especially if the problem is a little embarrassing. But at least there are 10 health problems that most often concern men. What?
The following health problems are most often feared men, as reported by Netdoctor on Friday (15/07/2011):
1. Hair loss and baldness
"Hair loss and baldness is something that happens to most men. But some men feel very anxious and depressed with it," said Peter Baker, CEO of Men's Health Forum.
2. Erectile dysfunction
"Erectile dysfunction is not a disease in itself but a symptom of underlying problems, including serious conditions like diabetes and heart disease," said Peter Baker.
There is growing evidence that erectile dysfunction is an early indicator of heart disease and may be a sign that the heart attack sedangn in the course in three or four years later.
A distended stomach and prominent in causing excessive visceral fat accumulates around internal organs. Visceral fat has been linked to serious health problems, such as cardiovascular disease, heart disease and diabetes, and can make the penis look shorter.
4. Breast enlargement (gynecomastia)
According to Nick Mitchell, a personal trainer and founder of Ultimate Performance in London, male breast enlargement becomes a big problem in the western world, especially in the last 3 to 4 years. Largely due to obesity and hormonal imbalances.
5. Testicular Cancer
Most lumps in the testicles are not cancer, but it is important to see changes such as:
Lump in testicles
A severe or sudden pile of fluid in the scrotum
Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men aged 15 to 44 years.
6. Prostate Cancer
Every year 37,000 men in the UK are diagnosed with prostate cancer and one died of it every hour. For men, the most common cause of cancer in the UK.
7. Sexual Health
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among teenagers and young adults has reached record levels, according to a report from the Health Protection Agency last year. Men aged between 20 and 23 years are most at risk, but increases have also been reported in an 50-years. Chlamydia is the most common STI in England, followed by genital warts.
An estimated 2.7 million men in the UK have mental health problems such as depression, stress and anxiety. "There is evidence that shows a lot of men suffer from depression and stress but not accessing services as well as women," said Dr. Daniel Smith, senior lecturer in psychiatry at Cardiff University.
9. Skin problems
Skin problems are also high as a man's problem list, such as acne, especially for the younger man and often a cause of anxiety.
10. Midlife crisis (mid) or a second puberty
"Many men go through a period of anxiety in middle age. They found they were unable to do many things as much when they were young. They develop aches and pains and may have problems in family relationships," said Peter Baker.
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Someone who fall asleep while at work will usually be labeled as lazy by superiors or colleagues. But make no mistake, experts say a nap even if only momentarily and unintentionally remain useful.
Various studies have shown that napping for a few moments can make the brain go back fresh. Positive impact can be felt include the concentration increases, so it can run a multitasking or do lots of things at the same time.
This theory applies also to nap unintentional, such as falling asleep at his desk in the middle of the bustle. Although only slept for a very short time, someone can still wake up with a fresher state of mind.
Prof. Alon Avidan, neurologist and sleep disorders from the University of California says that the human need to nap can not be separated from the biological clock. At 3-4 pm, the rhythm of the body tends to decline so take a break to get back to the original rhythm.
At work, the cycle should not be resisted. If there is not a place to lie down comfortably, then do not hesitate to head down on the desk or leaning against the couch in the living room for a few moments alone.
"You just need a nap for 15-20 minutes to feel the amazing benefits. If more than 30 minutes, so the effect is even more sleepy and lose concentration," said Prof. Avidan as quoted by AP, on Friday (07/15/2011) .
Prompts Prof. Avidan certainly difficult to be applied by some people who claimed to always awake while working as a guard at the airport control tower. Some time ago, an officer in the United States control tower received sanctions from superiors because of falling asleep while on duty.
Milk is known to contain many nutrients that are beneficial to the body. Now increased by one more benefit of the milk can be used as a painkiller. Scientists have discovered that a glass of milk contains 20 substances which can be used as pain relievers, antibiotics and growth hormones. This is obtained after a team of researchers from Spain and Morocco analyzed 20 samples of cow's milk with goat milk and milk as well.
In this study researchers used a highly sensitive test. Obtained a number of chemicals from cow's milk, goat's milk and also can be used to treat various diseases in humans and animals.
The results detail the researchers found levels of niflumic acid in goat milk, whereas in breast milk contains traces of ibuprofen and naproxen, which is a painkiller and an antibiotic triclosan and some hormones.
Meanwhile in cow's milk contains anti-inflammatory drug niflumic acid, mefenamic acid and ketoprofen are commonly used as a painkiller in humans and animals.
In addition to these three chemicals, the researchers also found levels of the hormone 17-beta-estradiol which is a form of sex hormone estrogen. These results have been reported in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
"This test is most sensitive compared with other types and can be used to check the health of other types of food," said Dr. Evaristo Ballesteros, chairman of the research from the University of Jaen in Spain, as quoted from Indiavision, Friday (15/07/2011).
Because it could not hurt to consume milk regularly. In addition to providing many health benefits, milk is also capable of relieving pain in the body.
When someone is angry, then the brain is programmed to react aggressively to increase blood pressure, heart rate and adrenaline. This condition triggers the physical changes that make a person feel the strength and power. So as not to be a disease, begin to control anger.
Angry emotions that arise will stimulate the left side of the brain that are part of the brain that functions to control emotions. The body will react that starts with breathing heavier.
As a result, the heart will beat faster to pump oxygen, adrenaline and blood sugar levels more into the bloodstream. Besides tightening the muscles and blood vessels as well as increased blood pressure, which makes the body ready for action.
Emotion of anger that lasted for long periods or frequently will put stress on the body which can lead to medical problems or diseases as quoted from Lifemojo, Friday (15/07/2011), namely:
1. Heart disease
2. Chronic back pain
3. In the stomach and digestive problems
4. High blood pressure (hypertension)
7. Thoughts of suicide
To release the tension formed in the body, a person usually vent their emotions through the yelling, screaming, slamming a fist or something to hold emotions.
Dr Laurence J Peter said the best thing to do when you're angry is to control the anger. He suggested to speak or write what she feels.
There are also some other things you can do to help control the anger that is:
1. Try to calm myself by counting the numbers from 1 to 10, eventually the anger will diminish or disappear.
2. Doing certain exercises that can trigger sweating
3. Try to think of something funny or fun so that it can replace negative thoughts into more positive
4. Yourself and relax the muscles in the body through meditation, yoga or lying with her eyes closed
5. Exit the room for a moment so that it can get fresh air can make the body calm down and relax.