Medical Articles

Finding Relief From Nerve Pain

Pain caused by nerves is more commonly regarded as neuralgia is caused and triggered by a number of things and can be very difficult to treat. It is characterized by a sharp pain or a tingling feeling, sometimes accompanied by spasms, especially if experienced in the lower back. However it is possible to achieve nerve…

Copy Xbox 360 Games – Why Its Important!

Is it legal to copy Xbox 360 games? US law protects a persons right to copy media for backup purposes. So WHY backup discs and DVDs? GAME DISCS AND DVDs DO NOT LAST FOREVER It's a simple fact that DVDs, including movies and video game discs, deteriorate over time. DAMAGE OR LOSS Most long-time gamers…

Low-Carb: The Role of Insulin

There are three basic units the body uses for energy: 1. Fats 2. Proteins 3. Carbohydrates All three can be converted to blood glucose. However, while fats and proteins are slowly converted, carbohydrates are converted quickly causing quick spikes in the body's blood sugar levels. These spikes in blood sugar levels cause the pancreas to…

Learning About and Coping With Diabetes

For millions of Americans, learning about diabetes is the first call toward a better and improved life. Diabetes is a serious disease that affects a staggering number of Americans. When you have diabetes, the body either does not produce enough insulin or the cells are not responsive to the insulin. That means if you are…

New Study Finds Poor Air Quality Linked to Childhood Obesity

The American Journal of Epidemiology recently published a study concluding that poor air quality during pregnancy can be linked to childhood obesity. And, further studies also indicated that children of various ages that were exposed to air pollution had higher body mass indexes (BMI) than those living in areas and homes with cleaner air. This…

The Procedure of Tooth Extraction, Its Need and Outcomes

Extracting teeth is simple if the problem is diagnosed on time. Delaying the process of extracting affected teeth, especially imputed wisdom teeth can lead to complications. Understand the process; symptoms and need for extraction to prepare yourself for it when any such situation arrives. There are a variety of reasons why some of your teeth…

Thyroid Problems in Women

MEN VS.WOMEN I have always observed that more women then men would come into our office with thyroid problems. I have never read any research which explained this to my satisfaction. However, I now feel that I have discovered why this is so. A woman's thyroid gland and its hormones are influenced by factors not…

5 Types of Diabetes You Should Know About

The energy from glucose helps us perform different work and maintains the functions of the body. There are actually many different types of diabetes which have been found to be affecting the human body. Lack of knowledge and improper treatment of diabetes can be dangerous for your health. For proper treatment determining the type of…

Poly Arthritis – The Misconception Of This Title

This is a type of arthritis that affects more than five joints. Normal arthritis can be just in one joint, whereas oligoarthritis is inflammation in two, three or four joints. My husband thought that poly arthritis was arthritis in cats! For this reason I would like to put the record straight. As we know, there…

Erectile Dysfunction Does not Have Happen to You

Erectile Dysfuncton Cured Erectile dysfunction is a reality. Here the terms, impotence and erectile dysfunction are differentiated. Erectile Dysfunction Statistics It can be at any age; for the younger men, the cause of ED can be more of a psychological factor while in older men, the cause of erectile dysfunction can be physical or organic.…