Monthly Archives: February 2017

Are protein powders a good way to build muscle?

I chose this topic because I wanted to find out if protein supplements are an easier way to build muscles fast. Weight lifting is something that people do to gain muscle for a sport, to get stronger and other various reasons. Protein powders are known for speeding up the process for stronger muscles. But people … Continue reading Are protein powders a good way to build muscle?


Asthma Asthma is a condition where someone’s airways has become inflamed and constrict which causes, episodes of wheezing and coughing that can be anywhere from discomfort to life threatening. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, asthma affects about 7-9% of adults and about 7-10% of children. Most deaths from asthma only occur in underdeveloped countries. According to Web MD … Continue reading Asthma

Global Warming Effects on Polar Bears

Since late 1800s earth’s average temperatures worldwide has risen by 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Global warming is gradual heating of the earth’s surface, oceans and atmosphere. We are causing the global warming by burning fossil fuels such as oil, coal, and natural gas, this fuel is used in factories and other places. Global warming has a … Continue reading Global Warming Effects on Polar Bears

Tourette’s Syndrome

  Tourette’s Syndrome (TS) causes people to make sounds or movements that they have no control over. These movements are called Tics. For example, a person with Tourette’s may blink constantly, or say something they didn’t try to say. Other ticks are shoulder shrugging, coughing, sniffing, swearing, and clearing your throat. Tourette’s can also cause problems … Continue reading Tourette’s Syndrome

The Link Between Anxiety and Depression

Depression is defined as “an uncomfortable mental state that may be characterized by such adjectives as blue, dejected, or discouraged”. Anxiety is defined as “a state of emotional and physical disturbance induced in a person by a real or imagined threat”. They are often said to be linked together, and I agree. When I was … Continue reading The Link Between Anxiety and Depression