Medical Articles

Overweight, Obesity and BMI

Hasan A. Yahya, Ph.Ds  Acoording to AHRO, over the past several decades, the prevalence of obesity among adults and children in the United States has increased dramatically and is reached epidemic proportions. Obesity in adults in the United States was 30.5 percent in 1999-2000. More than twice as many adults (nearly 65 percent) were considered…

Skin Rashes and Itchiness Information

A rash can also be known dermatitis. A rash is sense as a change in the skin’s appearance, which may include alternations in texture and it colour. A rash may be restricted in one part of the body, or affect all the skin. Rashes may result the skin to change color, itch, become hot, bumpy,…

Causes Of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is not an infectious disease. It is caused primarily because of an individual s genetic structure. A primary reason why Psoriasis occurs in individuals is a trigger factor. StressIf a person is stressed, it can trigger Psoriasis. Flare-ups are common and can be accompanied by itching sensation as well. Once Psoriasis occurs the person…

Can You be Allergic to Chinchillas?

Chinchillas are very adorable and provide many years of companionship for the owner but can you be allergic to chinchillas? A little known fact is that chinchilla do discharge proteins that make a person allergic. It is expulses in the form of urine and saliva and in addition to, they shed their fur once every…

Natural Cure for Stress, Depression and Anxiety

Stress is a common problem that all age group suffers from. First of all, let’s look at some of the common symptom of stress, both physical and emotional. Physical signs of stress • Pain/tension in the back, neck and shoulders• Headache/migraine• General aches and pains• Fatigue/excessive tiredness• Insomnia• Constipation Emotional signs of stress • Anxiety • Depression• Lack of confidence• Irritability/lack of concentration• Aggressiveness Some stress…

Depression Test

As depression has the ability to affect our lives badly, there should be early warning symptoms that can indicate whether we do have some form of depression disorder. We need to be able to differentiate between normal depression which passes in a few days to depression disorders which last for sometimes months or years on…

Social Anxiety Disorder Treatment – A Natural Cure

Social anxiety is the fear of social situations and the interaction with other people that can automatically bring on feelings of self-consciousness, judgment, evaluation, and criticism. Put another way, social anxiety is the fear and anxiety of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people, leading to feelings of inadequacy, embarrassment, humiliation, and depression. If…

Insomnia – A Chi Imbalance

Do you toss and turn every night, have vivid disturbing dreams or are unable to either fall asleep or stay asleep? It could be that you are suffering from a Chi energy imbalance. Restful sleep is a sign of internal Chi balance. Sleep, like healthy eating and exercise is a vital and important part of…

How To Cut Your Toenails

Picture this: you are all set for the much awaited party. Your ball gown is prepared so are your accessories and jewelries to match. Your salon appointment is set and your make-up and hairstyle planned. But alas, your toenails hurt that even walking around makes it almost unbearable, more so when wearing stilettos. Perfectly planned…

Toenail Fungus Laser – Effective or Not?

If you have toenail fungus, you may have seen advertisements for laser treatment of this nail infection. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation and confusing claims being made about these treatments. This article should help you determine if it is worth it for you to consider laser treatment of your fungal toenails. There are…

Ankle Sprain Physiotherapy Treatment

Sprained ankles are very common and repeated sprains can lead to a swollen, painful ankle, problems walking on rough ground and the risk of re-injury. The physiotherapist begins with asking: How did the injury occur? Was there a high level of force involved? What happened afterwards – could the patient walk or did they go…

Glomerulonephritis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods

Glomerulonephritis (glo-mer-u-lo-nuh-FRI-tis) is a type of kidney disease. It is caused by inflammation of the internal kidney structures (glomeruli). Also called glomerular disease, glomerulonephritis can be acute, referring to a sudden attack of inflammation, or chronic, which comes on gradually. Kidney disease of diabetes, IgA nephropathy, and lupus nephritis are some types of glomerulonephritis. IT…