Medical Articles

The 3 Food Groups That Lower Cholesterol

The 3 food groups that lower cholesterol form the foundation for heart disease prevention & treatment. Relying solely on prescription drugs is a dangerous strategy that could leave you at risk. Eating the right foods is often the key step to reaching your target cholesterol level. The 3 food groups that lower cholesterol are: binders,…

The Importance of the Bladder

The body is made up of many different things that work together in a complicated, beautiful system. This system does everything needed to allow a person to live their life -it pumps blood throughout the body, it pumps oxygen to the lungs, and it digests food and turns into waste that exits the body so…

Dangers of Mobile Phone to Students of Secondary School

Secondary school is a term used to describe an educational institution where the final stage of schooling, known as secondary education and usually compulsory up to a specified age, takes place. It follows elementary or primary education, and may be followed by university (tertiary) education. There are many different types of secondary school, and the…

Countdown to Flu 2010: Flu vs. Pneumonia

So you are coughing and have a fever. How can you tell the difference between the flu, which will get better on its own and pneumonia, which requires an antibiotic? This is a question I see many patients come to the emergency department with and one we can use iTriage to help us figure out.…

Chest Infection Antibiotics

The public are now generally aware that antibiotics will only help with bacterial infections. Most chest infections of the upper respiratory system are caused by a virus of which there are over 150 strains. Although antibiotics were used extensively in the past for a chest infection, they are not normally recommended as they can do…

How To Treat Hemorrhoids or Piles?

It is very hard get things done normally when we have hemorrhoids or piles. To treat hemorrhoids or piles at home, first thing is take a high hot enema, temperature from 102F to 108F. Use either white oak bark or bayberry bark, or white alum root tea to cleanse the entire length of the colon.…

Why We Shouldn’t Use Fossil Fuels

Fossil Fuels Consumers are familiar and comfortable with conventional power sources. Power generated by fossil fuels such as coal, natural gas, or petroleum (oil) is widely used across the world and many countries rely on these finite resources as the primary source of power production. According to the latest report by the U.S. Energy Information…

Tips to Avoid a Sore Penis After Sexual Fun

There are few things more enjoyable than sex. The human body is designed to enjoy so many wonderful sensations, and men often go after all of those delightful sensations with aplomb. But that can also lead to the problem of a sore penis after all is said and done – and done again, then again,…

What is Remediation?

The word “remediation” is very important in the work my colleagues and I do with families affected by autism and other neuro-developmental disabilities, but it is a word that is unfamiliar to many people. I thought I would take a moment this week to talk about what remediation means in general, and specifically in the…