Saturday, December 6, 2008

Dark Under Eye Circles and Bags Can Be Beaten

Dark under eye circles and bags can be beaten if one understands what they are, what causes them and what can be done about them. Unfortunately, most people allow them free reign and do nothing other than try to cover them up. Luckily, there are many ways to fight dark under eye circles and the puffiness. The unfortunate thing about dark under eye circles and bags cause people to look older than they actually are.

What are under eye circles and bags, exactly? The actual term for dark under eye circles is oxidizing hemoglobin. The oxidizing hemoglobin begins with the capillaries. The capillaries are the vessels which hold blood that is oxygenated; they are so tiny in fact, that the hemoglobin must line up to pass through. The capillaries around the eyes lie very close to the surface. Often these cells leave their fixed path and end up in the skin where the enzymes shatter them, as well as the hemoglobin. When this occurs, the dark under eye circles result.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Steps to Quit Smoking

To quit smoking is something not everybody can do with lot of success in the first try. But if you see and understand the benefits, you can simplify this seemingly overwhelming task. Just make a list of negative attributes related to smoking that you really dislike and keep that list handy so that you will be continually reminded of it. You can make use of Nicotine replacement therapy or other stop-smoking aids to deal with the various withdrawal symptoms that curse smokers in first few crucial and most difficult days of all. Other important methods that can assist you to ease the pain during these hard times are:

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Sleep Disorders and Insomnia

There are over 100 sleep disorders that have been identified and insomnia is definitely one of the most common problems.
Episodes of insomnia can be short- or long-term (chronic) and involve difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep as well as awakening very early. Some reasons for suffering with insomnia include: anxiety, stress, depression, caffeine, alcohol, drugs and medications, illness, napping during the day, and surrounding influences (too much noise or light).
Some disorders of insomnia are: