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Thrush Treatment – Are You Itching to Find Relief?

When suffering from a yeast infection it is not mandatory for you to use conventional thrush treatment. It has been proved that many conventional thrush treatments do not actually work long term. Treatment for thrush comes in many forms and it can take time to find an effective solution. It is definitely worth trying some…

Acid Reflux in Babies

Acid reflux in babies is also referred as gastroesophageal reflux which describes the condition where food and stomach acid flow back up into the esophagus. The lower esophageal sphincter or the ring of muscles in the bottom of the esophagus opens and closes to allow the food to enter the stomach. To release gas after…

Say Goodbye to Stomach Ulcers with Mastic Gum

How many of you have ever heard of a resin produced by the Pistacia lentiscus tree called mastic gum? Well, it has been used for a myriad of ailments in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries for at least 3,000 years. Now, the advantages of this naturally-occurring resin are being revived for its antimicrobial effects. Numerous…

When Can You Say You Are Experiencing Symptoms Of Heartburn?

The symptoms of heartburn can be misleading. The chest pain that often occurs with heartburn can be mistaken for a heart attack. Other heartburn symptoms such as the burning sensation in the throat, the difficulty in swallowing, sore throat, hoarseness, and chronic cough, can all be indicative of some other form of disease, not necessarily…

Alkaline Diet: Acidic And Alkaline Foods

Gastric hyperacidity is one of the most common medical conditions. Therefore, it is directly related to various kidney problems, to diabetes, ulcer and many other internal diseases. Therefore, the purpose of the alkaline diet is to bring the pH to normal and also to help people lose weight, not through caloric deficiency, but by replacing…

What Is Helicobacter Pylori and How to Test for It?

What is Helicobacter pylori? Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that can survive in the stomach and cause inflammation (gastritis). It causes a gnawing upper abdominal pain that is often described as indigestion. It used to be thought that bacteria could not survive in the stomach because of the highly acidic environment (the pH in the…

Early Menopause and Lupus

Early menopause occurs most often in women who are 30 to 40 years of age. It may occur in women younger than that with underlying causes. It is important that if you are suffering the signs of early menopause that you consult a doctor to rule out anything else that may be happening or a…