An atom or a molecule (a group of atoms) with more positive electrons than negative carries a positive charge. When there is an extra negative electron it has a negative charge. We call these positive and negative ions.
Positively charged… [read]
Have you been wondering what the deal is with those salt lamps? It’s not just the nice ambient light. Salt lamps actually help filter the air, removing dirt, pollen, bacteria, viruses, pet dander, mold spores, positive ions, and more. Right… [read]
You squirm in your chair as you feel that itch, along with an annoying, burning sensation. Oh no, not again…
Experience has taught you it will quickly get worse.
What Causes Vaginal and Vulvar Irritation and Infections?
Why does this… [read]
Our two adrenal glands are on top of the kidneys, hence, the terms “adrenal,” as in “added” to the renal glands
The adrenal glands are composed of two entirely separate sections, the cortex and the medulla. Like the pituitary gland,… [read]
The thyroid gland is located in the lower front part of the neck. Thyroid hormones are best known for regulating the body’s metabolism, which is your body’s ability to break down food and convert it to energy. It also plays… [read]
The pineal gland, also known as the pineal body, epiphysis cerebri, or conarium, is an endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain about the size of a grain of rice. It is shaped like a tiny pine cone (hence its name),… [read]
The pancreas produces enzymes for digestion (exocrine) and makes hormones (endocrine). The pancreas makes more exocrine than endocrine. Ninety-eight to ninety-nine percent of the pancreas is used for the digestive juices, but the pancreas also contains scattered groups of neuroendocrine… [read]