Medical Articles

Symptoms Of Acid Reflux In Adults

Acid reflux is a physiological condition that causes the content of the stomach to reflux back into the esophagus and throat. There are many more factors that contribute to the development of acid reflux; the main cause is inappropriate activity of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). The LES is a ring of muscle at the…

Pain is Not Always Bad

It doesn’t surprise me when patients come to see me complaining they are in pain. More than 86 million Americans suffer pain and about 80% will experience back pain at least once in their lifetime. Pain is a major reason why people seek medical care. The question is how is it treated and what happens…

Food Hygiene

The term food hygiene has been defined, by Codex Alimentarius (an international organisation for the development of food standards and guidelines) as “all conditions and measures necessary to ensure the safety and suitability of food at all stages of the food chain.” As will be seen from this definition the term “food hygiene” encompasses a…

Acne Boils – Cystic Acne Treatment

Acne boils are hard, red, painful swellings, usually beginning as pimples or nodules about hair roots. They increase rapidly in size and develop “cores” in their centers. Carbuncles are unusually severe boils, usually with more than one core or head, accompanied by general illness and debility. Boils and carbuncles are caused by the same kind…

Foot Ulcer – Types and Treatment

A skin ulcer is where an area of skin has broken down and you can see the underlying tissue. Most skin ulcers occur on the lower legs or feet. The skin normally heals quickly if it is cut. However, in some people with diabetes the skin on the feet does not heal so well and…

Some Facts About The Rosemary and Frankincense Oils

Since ancient times, it is very common to use herbal remedies for various physical and mental problems. Nature has a lot to offer for the well being of human body and mind. Various types of essential oils are used for therapeutics and production of variety of herbal beauty products. Rosemary and frankincense oils fall in…

Opiate Addiction and Opiate Detox Facts and Effects

Opiate addiction is an issue that plagues many individuals yet the resources for help in getting away from the addiction seem to be few and far between even in the most populated of areas. Opiate addiction is perhaps one of the most difficult to break next to alcohol and the withdrawal symptoms are terrible to…

Aortic Valve Stenosis – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Aortic stenosis is an abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve, mainly because of congenital causes, age related degeneration and scarring due to rheumatic fever. This results in hypertrophy of the heart muscles, gradually resulting in a decrease in cardiac output and heart failure. Chest pain, fainting and breathlessness are common symptoms of this condition. In…

Gastritis and its Natural Cure

An inflammation of the stomach lining, gastritis is usually signaled by indigestion, either with or without bleeding in the digestive tract. Acute gastritis, often develops when people are subjected to sudden stress, such as from extensive burns or other severe injury or illness; it may also develop after surgery, leading to stress ulcers and severe…

Five Phenomenal Foods

The superfoods that top the list for nutrition really don’t come as a surprise. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains and fish have always been known to be good for us but as time goes by we are given more evidence to support that fact. We are constantly learning how essential it is to our well being…