Medical Articles

Chair Massage and Stomach Ulcers

Controlling stress when you have a stomach ulcer is a necessary part of the recovery process and can be effectively managed with a chair massage.  A gastric or peptic ulcer is a painful condition caused by the inflammation and subsequent erosion of the stomach lining and can also occur in the intestinal tract.  It has…

The Top 10 Digestive Parasites

Digestive parasites cause very unpleasant symptoms. My own experience of having H pylori and Blastocystis hominis was particularly unpleasant, with digestive issues & energy problems. In fact, they are the root cause of many chronic health problems. Unfortunately western medicine does not acknowledge parasites as a problem. Parasites are easily passed from person to person…

Reasons for Blood in Your Dog’s Urine or Stool

The reasons for blood in your dog’s urine or stool may not be a serious health concern. Is your dog outside quite a bit and does he or she have access to twigs, sharp objects of plastic or even garden tools that may have splintered causing injury to the lining of the intestinal track. This…

Hypomagnesemia Treatment Information

Hypomagnesemia is a technical way of saying that the Magnesium level in the blood is too low. Magnesium (Mg) is the second-most abundant intracellular cation and, overall, the fourth-most abundant cation. Magnesium is one of many electrolytes in your body and normal levels of magnesium are important for the maintenance of heart and nervous system…

What Medications Should You Take For Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux occurs when the acid from the stomach escapes into the esophagus. The sufferer of this condition often experiences a burning sensation, thus a painful one. If left untreated acid reflux can turn severe as it can cause erosion of the esophageal lining. Therefore treatment is utmost important. There are basically two types of…

What Are The Symptoms Of Alcoholic Liver Disease?

Alcoholic liver disease is an ever-growing health concern. I have experienced this in my immediate family and strongly believe that you or someone you know has a drinking problem. In this section on liver disease, I reveal what the liver does and the symptoms of a dysfunctional, alcohol induced liver. What Is The Liver? The…

Peptic Ulcer, causes, symptoms and Unani Treatment

A peptic ulcer is the result of hyperacidity, which is caused by an increase in the hydrochloric acid in the stomach. This strong acid, secreted by the cells lining the stomach, erodes the inner lining of the stomach. Dietetic indiscretion such as overeating, taking of heavy meals or highly spiced foods, coffee, alcohol, and smoking…

Jaundice – The Yellow Illness

Those suffering with jaundice get a yellowish tint to their skin and even the eyes turn yellow and the urine is either bright yellow or in sever cases can become “tea” colored. This is yellow tinge is because of the elevated levels of bilirubin in the blood which is what happens when there is a…

Dog Vomiting – Yuck! My Dog Just Threw Up

Just about everyone who has, or has had, a dog, has either thought or said that or something close to it. Over the years every dog I’ve had has thrown up at one time or another. For some it was a weekly thing and others hardlly ever. We had one dog, Shelly, who threw up…

5 Top Tips to Ensure Perfect Home Made Chutney

So, you’ve decided to make your own home made chutney. Maybe you’ve bought the fruit and vegetables or perhaps you have grown your own. Either way, it’s going to be delicious providing you don’t make some of the most common mistakes people make when making home made chutney and preserves. Firstly, although that recipe may…

Information on Lymphedema

Lymphedema, also spelled lymphoedema. Lymphedema is the chronic swelling or feeling of tightness in the arm or hand due to an accumulation of lymphatic fluid in the soft tissue of the arm. The condition arises when lymph vessels, which normally carry excess fluid out of the limbs and back into central circulation, have had their…

Alimentary Canal Disorders and Syndromes of the Digestive System

Cleft lip is a malformation resulting from failure of the maxillary and median nasal processes to fuse during embryonic development. Cleft palate is a midline fissure of the palate resulting from failure of the two sides to fuse during embryonic development. Physical assessment Perform routing physical assessment. Inspect palate, both visually and by placing fingers…