Medical Articles

Tonsil Crypts – Why Do I Get Tonsil Stones?

If you're a sufferer of chronic tonsil rocks in your tonsil crypts, you're probably thinking "Why me?" Why do I get tonsil stones? Tonsil stones (also known as tonsilloliths) form from a variety of different reasons and it is not necessarily your fault. You also should know that tonsilloliths are quite common. You are not…

What Is Metabolic Weight Loss?

Metabolic weight loss is quite a common term to hear these days but what is it all about? In a nutshell, metabolic weight loss refers to a form of diet that concentrates on a person’s metabolism instead of having a defined list of what is healthy to eat and what is not. But what is…

How Does Diabetes Affect My Teeth and Gums?

What is Diabetes Mellitus? Diabetes is a lifelong (chronic) disease in which there is a high level of sugar in the blood. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas in your body to control this blood sugar. Diabetes thus, can be caused by too little insulin production, resistance to insulin, or both. To understand…

Urogenital Disorders in Astrology

Urogenital is a term used for the urinary and genital organs. Urology is the branch of medicine concerned with the urinary tract in both genders and the genital tract or reproductive system in the male. Urologists are physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the urinary tract and the male…

Obesity: America's Epidemic

The most threatening epidemic facing Americans today is not a deadly virus, it is obesity and the resulting often deadly diseases it can cause, such as diabetes and cardiovascular conditions. In fact, Type 2 diabetes is being diagnosed routinely in teens and young adults where it used to be a disease of later years. Over…

Whose Champion Are You?

When you think of being a champion, what comes to mind? Do you think of winning a competition or earning a title? Do you imagine being awarded a trophy or title and receiving the accolades of an adoring crowd? Let’s add two more words and see how the image of champion changes. When you think…

The DIY Alcoholism Treatment Program

There’s no better place for a bad time than home, and take it from me that treating alcoholism is a real rough ride. Alcohol withdrawals are as severe as was the urge and habit of the patient. Yes patient. A person who has given up being an alcoholic will become as weak and helpless as…

Diaper Rash: Common Causes and At-Home Treatment

What is Diaper Rash or Nappy Rash? Diaper rash is a generic term applied to skin irritation that develops in the diaper-covered area that is caused by various disorders and irritants. It causes the baby's skin to become sore, red, scaly, and tender. In bad cases, the rash can cause pimples, blisters and sores on…

Cold Sores – Cold Sore Treatments

Cold sore treatments are wide and varied. In fact there are so many cold sore treatments it is hard to know where to turn to when you feel a cold sore coming on. Also as well for a lot of people these days, natural treatments are high on the agenda, as putting chemicals and such…

A Few Ways You Can Get Food Poisoning

Do you know how you can get food poisoning? It is when you don’t cook meat it all the way through or when you don’t wash you hands good or at all. It can happen when the meat is not good or if it is not cooled down enough and if you use the same…

Psoriasis, Sex and Beauty – A Different View of Psoriasis

There are different ways of looking at psoriasis, sex and beauty. A 2007 study was published in the journal Dermatology. Almost half of people who have psoriasis, experience problems with sexual desire and/or ability. Time to make lemonade out of lemons. It’s natural to feel unattractive when you have psoriasis. Don’t be critical and judgmental…

How Severe Toe Nail Fungus Happens

Anyone would cringe at the thought of a severe toe nail fungus. When left untreated, it can cause extreme pain on the foot. When in its advanced stages is unsightly, too. Not many people would want to be near you if you have it. You should therefore, prefer to avoid it if you can. Here's…

Facts About Wheat Allergies

Many people complain about suffering from allergies. Food allergies seem to be an ever increasing health problem. The fact about food allergies is that many are not true allergies but simply the intolerance to a certain type of food. In recent years often people complain about wheat allergy. The truth about wheat allergies is that…

Stop Being Irritable – Some Simple Steps to Take

Getting on everyone's nerves around you and having everyone get on yours can be quite a pain. Soon you end up losing friends and family members start steering clear of you. Learning to stop being irritable can be quite an exercise in self-discipline. Learn to accept: Most often, we do not like situations around us.…