Medical Articles

Child Obesity

Child Obesity is a medical disorder that is found in young children. Children who suffer from this disorder will typically have a weight that is out of proportion with their age and height. Many countries consider this condition to be an epidemic, and it is common in both the United States and the United Kingdom.…

A Cure For Extreme Gynecomastia

You notice the profile of a person sitting by the window of shop and you stop and admire the form of this woman’s body. Then when she turns and you get to see her face, you belatedly realize that the woman is actually a man, with breasts. This would be quite an embarrassing situation for…

Perimenopause Symptom – Irritability

You used to be such a peace-loving person – quiet when a co-worker stabs you in the back to get a promotion that's expected to be yours, so patient when the kids are running around the house screaming their lungs out, smiling when you mistakenly roast your chicken to a perfect even-colored black. So you…

Gift Exchange Ideas For Teens

What do you get the teen that has everything? How about the teen you don’t know very well? Gift exchanges are becoming more popular than ever at holiday parties for teens. Often, these gifts have to be within a certain price range (usually pretty cheap), but you also want them to be something that others…

How To Get Rid Of A Black Eye

A black eye is the result of a contusion, which is a fancy name for a breeze. Bruises occur whenever your body takes a sharp blow that breaks capillaries and causes blood to leak into surrounding tissues, collecting at the point of damage. Occasionally, when blood leaks into the top layer of skin, it shows…

5 Common Foot Injuries You Should Know About

As anyone with foot pain or a foot injury already knows, your feet are a very important part of your body. In fact, a quarter of the bones in your body are located in your feet. Each foot and ankle has 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 ligaments, tendons and muscles. Your feet are…

Untreated Peptic Ulcer can Lead to Serious Complications

Peptic ulcer is a common disorder of the digestive system that causes inflammation, irritation and lesions to internal tissues and organs. Peptic ulcers generally occur on the premises of infection with Helicobacter pylori (bacterium that often populate the interior of the stomach), triggered by an overproduction of gastric acids and pepsin. Helicobacter pylori weaken the…

What is Dysbiosis?

Dysbiosis is a term used to describe an internal imbalance of the body. Most of it is used to describe a specific imbalance in the micro flora of the body's intestinal system. Our intestinal systems, which are comprised of the small and large intestines, break down food for our bodies to use as energy and…

What Are The Colon Cancer Symptoms

Colon cancer is currently the second most common cancer in the United States, and causes over 50,000 deaths in the country each year; and for the record, which is about as many American soldiers that died in the entire Vietnam conflict. This is an especially tragic and frustrating fact because the majority of the deaths…

Fibroids – The Common Disease No Woman Wants

In the United States, about 25 percent of all women have been diagnosed with a non-cancerous tumor in their uterus. More commonly referred to as myomas or fibroids, these growths are the most common reason for a woman to undergo a hysterectomy in the country. So, what are fibroids? Definition Uterine fibroids usually present as…