Medical Articles

Herbal and Natural Remedies for Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles. It is a metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia and other signs, as distinct from…

Tips to Finding Your Yeast Infection Remedy

What is Yeast Infection? Yeast infection is a fungal infection commonly caused by Candidas or specifically Candida Albicans fungus. Although it may occur in different parts of the body it is found most often in the body where it is moist, such as the mouth, vagina and skin. The most common types are vaginal candidiasis,…

Identify If You At Risk for an ACL Injury

Every athlete knows someone who has suffered a serious knee injury while playing a sport. ACL injuries are keeping athletes out of their sport up to 1 year, and costs to recover from an ACL injury are estimated at $15000-$25000. As an athlete, parent, or coach you have to determine if you, your child, or…

The Importance Of Optimism!

In our last article, high achievers were simply defined as having a predisposition towards perpetual action. To begin and see through what they resolved to do, no matter what. This leads one to ponder the reasons why so few act. What separates the doers from the rest of the pack? Extensive research points to the…

A Little-Known Secret on Treatment of Ovarian Cysts

What would you do if you were suddenly free from your pain, bleeding, abnormal weight gain and other ovarian cysts symptoms? Drift back in time when you didn’t have to mind the little things such as going to the ladies’ room and doing your thing, or being around your friends and family, confident that they…

Obesity and overweight in Children, Teens and Adults

Obesity and overweight are referred as the accumulation of excess fat content in the body. Obesity and overweight occurs when the body consumes more calories than it burns. Body mass index is generally used by the medical practitioner to confirm the obesity and over weight in the body. Body mass index is a table form…

Dog Diarrhea – A Comprehensive Guide

If you’ve got a dog, then chances are, he or she has had diarrhea at some point. Not only is dog diarrhea an inconvenient mess, it is an indicator that something could be seriously wrong with your pet’s health. Remember: diarrhea that worsens, becomes more frequent, lasts longer than 24 hours, or is accompanied by…

How To Deal With Chigger Bites

One of the most frustrating insect bite rash is that from chiggers. Once a chigger bites you, it causes itching that is very severe. After you’re bitten, you develop reddish bumpy rashes or pimples around the ankles, and waist. Treating chigger bites involves taking care of the itching. At night the itching can become extreme,…

10 Utensils Common In Food Preparation In Africa

There are utensils in food preparation and in cooking that are unique to Africa. Here are a few! 1. Cooking Pot In modern Africa, many families have switched to using cooking utensils made of metallic, ceramic and other materials, especially when using modern cooking fires such as electric or gas fires. However, the traditional earthenware…

Bloated Stomach After Heart Surgery – Healing Tips

Heart surgery is one of the more serious and involved types of surgery that you can undergo. While there is a variety of heart surgery procedures, all of them should be taken seriously – and all of them require some significant recovery and healing time. Of course, there can be major complications after heart surgery,…

Simple Tips to Get Rid of Cold Sores

Cold Sore is blisters which form around the lips caused by the herpes simplex virus type I. The herpes simplex virus usually is contracted through a sore or break in the skin in or around the mouth. Herpes simplex virus will be transmitted when they contact breaks in another person’s skin. Cold sore is an…

Stress Management – Medical Risks of Stress

What is Stress? Stress may be defined as the three-way relationship between demands on people, our feelings about those demands and our ability to cope with them. Stress is most likely to occur in situations where: 1. Demands are high. 2. The amount of control we have is low. 3. There is limited support or…

Infectious Diseases of Scalp and Hair

There are two main types of hair and scalp diseases: infectious and non-infectious. Infectious diseases are those that they can go contagiously from one man to another. The most common examples of them are: impetigo, head-lice, ringworm, scabies, warts and some more. Severity of these infections and their danger to surrounding people may differ greatly.…