Medical Articles

Diabetic Flip-Flop

Diabetic flip-flop may sound to some people like an oxymoron.  After all, diabetics are generally supposed to wear supportive, closed-toes shoes that protect and cushion the feet.  Flip-flops are about as unsupportive and “unsafe” a shoe as you can find. While a flip-flop still might not be the best shoe for a diabetic, the company…

3 Unusual Ways To Ease Cold Symptoms

You can’t work out if you’re sick. Trying to do squats with a runny nose is distracting. Trying to run with a congested head is annoying and painful. And trying to do yoga with a fever isn’t the “heat” that the latest trends contemplate! This season, the colds that are going around (at least in…

Factors involved in Obesity

Factors affecting the proportion of body fat include genetics, level of energy balance, composition of diet, level of physical activity, environmental & societal influences, endocrinal factors, psychological factors, medication and smoking. GeneticsA person is more likely to develop obesity if one or both parents are obese. If both parents are of a normal weight only…

Yeast Infection and Skin Rash

You may have a yeast infection, if you have a rash that is on your skin, usually around the genitals, under folds of skin, or in the mouth. They can be in other areas of the body as well. There are also several other medical conditions this could be, so this is not always indicative…

Creative Tips on Living With a Disability

I have lived with cerebral palsy all 53 years of my life. It has made me very tenacious in everything I set out to do. Disability tends to make people more creative, because our bodies are different, so we need to customize many things. It's not a bad thing to have a disability, it's just…

How to Prevent Cold Sores, Cold Sores Prevention

The herpes simplex type 1 virus, which is the main cause of cold sores, may be acquired by from an infected individual through saliva and most often through kissing. Once an individual has the virus, it may not develop directly into skin blisters but remain inactive in the nerves. In fact, some people with the…

Not Sure How to Choose a Reliable Web Host?

How can you determine whether a web host is really good or just “so-so”? Do disk storage features and bandwidth still carry weight in this day and age? What type of hosting service should you choose? Read on to get answers to some of these questions: Recognize Your Hosting Needs First of all, you should…

Shingles Pain – Some Flippy Ideas

Here is an idea about shingles pain relief. I did not think of this. Neuroscientists have been working with it for a while. In my thinking, I am focusing on PHN or post herpetic neuralgia, however. PHN is the pain that does not go away after the shingles rash has resolved. About 12% to 15%…

The connection between alcohol and yeast infection

Candida sufferers can definitely benefit from the knowledge that alcoholic beverages won’t do you any favors in terms of fighting or preventing yeast infections. Alcohol like wine and beer contain vast amounts of yeast and sugar and following a yeast free diet can help with your yeast infection problems. Refraining from consuming beer, wine and…

Outdoor Backpack Buying Tips

Buying an outdoor backpack can be a challenging task. There are various sizes, colors, shapes and of course brands and qualities. So how do you determine which outdoor backpack is best suited for your needs? This article will help you with that by giving you some tips what to look for when you want to…

Mouthwash For Tonsil Stones

It is a known fact that diseases are caused due to the presence of bacteria which are known for producing sulfur. This in turn results in the development of halitosis or bad breath in disease sufferers. When alcohol based mouthwashes are used they tend to make the mouth dry and increase risk of forming even…