Medical Articles

Peritonsillar Abscess Information

A peritonsillar abscess also called quinsy sore throat. Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a common infection of the head and neck region. Peritonsillar abscess is a collection of infected material in the area around the tonsils. Neck pain associated with tender, swollen lymph nodes, referred ear pain and breath odour are also common. Physical signs include…

Hypercalcemia Treatment Information

Hypercalcemia is the most common life-threatening metabolic disorder. Hypercalcemia is an excessive amount of calcium in the blood. Hypercalcemia can be life threatening and is the most common metabolic disorder associated with cancer, occurring in 10% to 20% of people with cancer. The main cause of hypercalcemia is overactivity in one or more of the…

Symptoms of diabetes in children

Diabetes Type 1 is the most common form of diabetes, found in almost 80% of children under the age of 16. Generally, it is caused to malfunctioned pancreas. In the case of type 1 diabetes- pancreas are unable to generate insulin. This type of diabetes is categorized in autoimmune disease. This is a condition wherein…

Obesity: Both Nature and Nurture

There has been growing recognition of the scope and threat of obesity. In the United States, one in four adults and one in five children are obese. And obesity has been steadily increasing. The health threats – heart disease, diabetes and cancer – are similar to those of smoking, and they tend to concentrate among…

Lyme Disease Rash: Reddish Bulls Eye

It is tick transferred disease i.e. some ticks found on deer harbor the bacterium in their stomachs. Lyme disease is spread, when these ticks bite the skin, which permits the bacterium to infect the body. Lyme disease is not contagious, that is it doesn’t transfer from an affected person to someone else. Lyme disease can…

Natural Cure For Bed Sores

Bed sore is a very common problem faced many elderly or senior citizens of the world. But this condition it is not restricted to an old person. It can affect people who are bedridden, in coma or immobile due to any reason. Lying in bed or sitting in a wheelchair for a continuous period of…

Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal Allergies May month is considered as Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Many of you whose allergies cause you to dread the end of winter, that’s probably no surprise. This spring has already been labeled as one of the worst allergy seasons in decades, with many experts predicting it to be the worst ever. What’s going on?…

Pinworms – Causes and Symptoms of Pinworms

Pinworm is the most common worm infection in the United States. School-age children, followed by preschoolers, have the highest rates of infection. In some groups nearly 50% of children are infected. Infection often occurs in more than one family member. Adults are less likely to have pinworm infection, except mothers of infected children. Child care…

Depression – Understanding the Causes & Cures

Depression is a type of mental disorder that affects a person’s mood. It can affect your thoughts, feelings, behavior, and overall health. Approximately one out of fifteen teenagers gets depressed every year!! In America alone, 1 in 4 Americans at some time in their lives suffer from depression. Recent studies have highlighted the physiological or…

Anxiety In A Long Distance Relationship

Being apart in a long distance relationship will often result in a lot of worriesome stress and anxiety that not only can be avoided but, if approached the right way, can actually “make the heart grow fonder”.  Here is how you can make anxiety work for you and enhance your relationship. With the advantage of…

Toenail Fungus Cure

Over 30 million people worldwide suffer from some sort of nail or toenail fungus. The statistics are alarming to say the least. Nail and toenail fungus can be as suttle as a yellowing or discoloring of the nail or toenail and as serious as the complete loss of, deformity of one or more nails on…