Medical Articles

Vegetarian Cooking – Three Basics

For any of the many reasons people choose to eat vegetarian food – religion, politics, finances, or health – one thing in common is that everyone everyone feeds that tastes delicious and provides good nutrition. There are some basic techniques to vegetarian cooking which will accomplish that. There is a range of vegetarianism. From the…

Toothpaste and Mouth Ulcers – Is There a Link?

Mouth ulcers and other common mouth conditions Nearly everyone will remember suffering from a mouth ulcer at some point in their lives, while around 20% of people experience recurrent mouth ulcers. These have often been linked with anxiety, eating sharp foods which damage the tissue of the mouth and women's hormonal changes. Certain foods have…

Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a complex condition in which tumor formation in the pancreas or in the duodenum causes excessive production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach, leading to peptic ulcers. Common symptoms include heart burn, burning and pain in the stomach, nausea, vomiting, loose motions, bleeding in the stools and weight loss. The Ayurvedic treatment…

Medical Marijuana – How It Can Help You

Medical marijuana is legal in several states and can provide benefits for people with a wide variety of medical issues. A doctor can prescribe cannabis (the medical name for marijuana) for different conditions. Most commonly, cannabis is prescribed for the relief of extreme pain. It can also increase appetite in chemotherapy patients who struggle with…

Wellness From the Inside Out

I attended an event to listen to an individual speak who has been a medical doctor for over 55 years. He spoke about oxidative stress, free radicals and their impact on chronic disease and illness. He was a funny man with a passion for wellness. However, it was clear that his real passion is helping…

Treatment For Swollen Ankles

Many people nowdays seek an effective treatment for swollen ankles. Most sufferers of this condition suffer from it due to an accumulation of fluid in these ankles. This condition appears to be most common in older people and pregnant women, although it is by no means exclusive to those sorts of people. Other people can…

Heart Diseases Part II – Types of Heart Diseases

The heart is a four chambered, hollow muscle and double acting pump that is located in the chest between the lungs. Heart diseases caused by high blood pressure contributions to hardening of the arteries. High levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) build up in the arteries as a result of uncontrolled diet with high levels of…

A List of Heart Diseases and Their Descriptions

While looking at a list of heart diseases often causes some confusion at first glance because of the medical terms used, the knowledge may be helpful when we and our love ones are affected by a particular heart disease. Knowing before hand the nature of the different types of heart diseases could assist us when…

Am I Having a Heart Attack or Heartburn?

Sometimes you may be confused as to whether you are having a heart attack or heartburn. The symptoms look the same and the pain in the chest area sound like an impending heart attack. There are differences between the two that will tell you if you are experiencing heartburn or a heart attack. Heartburn is…

Stem Cell Therapy & Congenital Heart Disease

In order to understand how stem cells are useful to us, we first need to understand what these cells are. Stem Cells start in the embryo as immature biological cells, then became specialized to create bone, muscle, skin, the heart, the brain, and over 250 other types of specialized cells. This is why they are…

Lung Cancer – The Ultimate Destiny of All Smokers!

BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA: A number of benign and malignant tumors occurring in the lungs but the primary lung cancer, commonly termed bronchogenic carcinoma, is the most common. The lung is also the commonest site for metastasis from carcinomas and sarcomas. A histological classification of various benign and malignant tumors of lungs as recommended by the World…

Serous Borderline Tumors of the Ovary

Patients are understandably confused when they find out that they have been diagnosed with a serous borderline tumor (SBT) of the ovary, which is also known as a serous tumor of low malignant potential or an atypical proliferative serous tumor. They might say, "C'mon, Doc, give it to me straight – Do I have cancer…

The Cause of Influenza + Pneumonia Information

For those who are interested, this article provides, what we hope is easily understandable about the cause of influenza + pneumonia information. The biggest threat associated with influenza is that some people develop complications; pneumonia being the most serious. In fact the Bureau of Vital Statistics reports annual deaths associated with the two on the…