Medical Articles

Spastic Diplegia – Symptoms and Treatment

One form of spastic cerebral palsy is known as spastic diplegia. This form is occasionally called Little's Disease and affects the movement of the upper or lower half of the body. Like other types of cerebral palsy, it is caused by damage to the brain. In many cases it is unknown how the damage was…

Psoriasis and Self Esteem

EMOTIONAL SETBACKS Psoriasis can be difficult emotionally and physically, and have a big effect on your self-esteem but it doesn’t have to get the best of you. It’s not uncommon to experience a sense of shock, frustration, confusion, and anger about what’s happening to your skin. Having these feelings may lead to deep sadness or…

Hernia – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Hernia occurs when a part of an organ protrudes through the muscular fiber that has the role of keeping that organ in its place. This usually happens due to a weakness that appears in the muscles that are around the organ, and causes them to tear and let a part of it come out through…

Mouth Infection – Causes of Mouth Infection

A mouth infection can have several causes ranging from a minor problem to something very serious. It can involve the teeth, gums, cheeks, lips and tonsils. It’s rare that the tongue or the floor of the mouth becomes infected. When they do it’s usually from trauma. There can be pain, bad breath, difficulty chewing which…

When Does Fad Dieting Become an Eating Disorder

Do people who frequently go on fad diets have an eating disorder? To have a diagnosable eating disorder you have to have certain characteristics. As of yet there is no diagnosis for repetitive fad dieters, but it is it definitely is disordered eating pattern. There are many similarities in fad dieting and eating disorders. Fad…

Depression – Diagnosis and Treatment

Depression is a serious mental state, which can lead to extremely violent behavior, sabotaged family relationships, and professional career in doldrums. During serious stage of depression, people even develop suicidal tendencies. Depression is characterized by fluctuations in mood and total mental instability. Under certain conditions, a person can also exhibit signs of depression such as…

My Experience With Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is a highly dangerous disease. It has claimed thousands of lives worldwide. So far, there is no specific medication to treat the fever. Once contracted the disease, the patient needs to be monitored closely for high fever, dehydration and internal bleeding. Failure to administer the condition properly could expose the patient to high…

Anxiety, Guilt and Support

A lot of people who suffer from anxiety experience feelings of guilt and somehow think that this means they are weak. This guilt is brought about by the realisation that someone who at one time could do things so easily, now struggles to get through the day. They may be in a relationship, or have…

3 Common Unhealthy Activities

Humans have so much potential, but we so frequently squander it through laziness and self-destructive behavior. We make short-sighted decisions, selling out our futures for immediate pleasures. For example, take the person who eats a delicious cake today only to sulk over their obesity tomorrow. These unhealthy behaviors lead to so much unhappiness and depression.…

Types of Insomnia and Their Causes

Insomnia or sleeplessness is the difficulty experienced in falling asleep. There are several reasons that may cause this condition. Knowing the different type of insomnia will help you to better understand the responsible factors. Types of Insomnia 1. Sleep Onset Insomnia – It is also called delayed sleep phase syndrome. In this case, the patient feels…